Bestselling author Barbara Kyle is offering a contest for writers in which the Grand Prize is a full manuscript evaluation: a value of $1200. The contest is open to anyone with a work of fiction or narrative nonfiction. It's free to enter by sending a writing sample of up to 1500 words.
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"And here’s the great thing," says Kyle. "Winners will have up to a year to send me their manuscript. If the work is ready now, that’s fine, they can send it as soon as they get word they’ve won. But if they need more time to complete it, that’s fine too. They have up to a year."
The Grand Prize is Kyle's evaluation of a full manuscript. Second prize is her evaluation of a manuscript’s first 50 pages. Third prize is her evaluation of the first 25 pages.
For further details about the contest and how to enter, see www.BarbaraKyle.com
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Barbara Kyle is the author of the acclaimed Thornleigh Saga series of historical novels ("Riveting Tudor drama" - USA Today) and contemporary thrillers including Beyond Recall (under pen name Stephen Kyle), a Literary Guild Selection. Over 450,000 copies of her books have been sold around the world. Her new novel, The Traitor's Daughter, will be published in June 2015. Through her mentoring, Kyle has launched many writers to published success, including bestselling mystery author Robert Rotenberg, historical novelists Ann Birch, Tom Taylor, and Barbara Wade Rose, award-winner Steven T. Wax, and debut novelist Marissa Campbell.
"Now it's your turn," Kyle tells aspiring writers. "Enter the contest for a chance to win an in-depth analysis of your work - your first step toward success."