Kindle Storyteller Book Contest 2017 (UK)

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Are you about to publish on Amazon Kindle? There’s a £20,000 grand prize open to authors of fiction and non-fiction in the Kindle Storyteller Contest 2017!

Prizes: The winning author for this international competition will receive the grand prize of £20,000 cash, a publishing contract, book launch merchandising and recognition in London, at an award ceremony summer of 2017.

ii) Each Finalist will receive a Kindle Oasis E-reader with Charging Cover, 6” High-Resolution Display (300 ppi) with Built-in Light, Free 3G + Wi-Fi

Final round of judging will be in June 2017.

Deadline: Friday, May 19th 2017

Fee to enter: None

Rights:  Exclusive first worldwide publication rights to your Book in all formats and in at least one language other than English as determined by Amazon

Eligibility: Entrants must be 18 years+ and NOT be a national or legal permanent resident of any of the following countries: Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria or Region of Crimea.

See the website to read all Terms & Conditions and the Storyteller FAQs

Submission Highlights

  • Titles must be previously unpublished, a minimum of 5,000 words with no upper word limit and be available as an eBook and in print.
  • All new entries must be submitted using Kindle Direct Publishing, free and easy way for authors to keep control and publish their books.
  • They receive up to 70% royalties on their work.
  • To enter the contest, authors need to include the exact phrase “StorytellerUK2017” in the “keywords” metadata field and enroll their book in KDP Select.
  • All recently added titles that meet the entry conditions of the contest will be added to the Storyteller entries. Books should appear within 72 hours of submission. If your title has not appeared after this time, please check that your entry has met all entry requirements.

Submit your unpublished book HERE, see competing entries HERE and find out about KDP Select.

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Seawoman’s 2 cents: Found this really interesting perspective you should read on The Writer’s before you pull the trigger. Just a reminder to read the fine print and weigh the pros and cons. Amazon is NOT the only game in town, but it seems to be where most people go when they publish online. I think it’s worth the risk if you’ve already determined Amazon will work for your needs.

Sources: Freedom With Writing | The Writer’s Ally

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