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Monday, November 10, 2014

2014 London Book Festival - Final Call For Entries

Calling all writers. 

It's a new day. And as every writer knows a new day is a good day to write something. Or enter a writing contest. 
Today I share the following writing contest. 

Good luck. Best wishes. And most of all, have fun with your writing.


2014 London Book Festival regular registration deadline is November 25 for its annual awards honoring the best of international publishing.

The 2014 London Book Festival will consider books in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Italian in he competition. The works may  be published, self-published or independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, children's books, poetry, art/photography, young adult, how-to, wild card (anything goes!), business, science fiction, history, romance, spiritual/religious, and biography/autobiography/memoir. Works published after January 1, 2011 are eligible.

A panel of judges will determine the winners based on the following criteria:

1) The story-telling ability of the author;

2) The potential of the work to win wider recognition from the international publishing community.

Our grand price for the 2014 London Book Festival Author of the Year is a $1500 appearance fee in U. S.  funds and a flight from your city of entry to our awards ceremony, to be held in January, 2015 in London.

FESTIVAL RULES:  London Book Festival submissions cannot be returned. Each entry must
contain a print-out of the official entry form, including your e-mail address and contact telephone number. All shipping and handling costs must be borne by entrants.

NOTIFICATION AND DEADLINES: We will notify each entry of the receipt of their package via e-mail and will announce the winning entries at the web site.

Regular registration deadline submissions in each category must be received by the close of business
on November 25, 2014. Winners in each category will be notified by e-mail and the results posted on the site. Please note that judges read and consider submissions on an ongoing basis, comparing early entries with later submissions.

TO ENTER: Entry forms are available at or may be faxed/e-mailed to you by calling our office at 323-665-8080. Applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable entry fee via check, money order, credit card payment or PayPal online payment of $40 in U.S. dollars for each submission.

Multiple submissions are permitted but each entry must be accompanied by a separate form and entry fee. Entry fee checks should be made payable to JM Northern Media LLC.

Entry packages should include one copy of the book; a copy of your official entry form; the entry fee or receipt from online payment; and any relevant marketing materials, i.e., press kits or other material that illuminates the background of your book.

Entries may be mailed to:

JM Northern Media LLC
The London Book Festival
7095 Hollywood Blvd. Suite 864
Hollywood, CA 90028, USA

AWARDS: The London Book Festival selection committee reserves the right to determine the
eligibility of any project.

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