2018 Breakthrough Award Winners

2019 Breakthrough Novel Awards - Now Accepting Entries


Join The 2019 Breakthrough Novel Awards for Unpublished Books...
and win almost $4000 in publishing and marketing services!

ONE WINNER. 4 FINALISTS.


SCHEDULE:

Deadline of Submission is on SEPTEMBER 15, 2019
Elimination Round - SEPTEMBER 16 to OCTOBER 15, 2019
Final Round - OCTOBER 16 to NOVEMBER 16, 2019
Announcement of Winners - NOVEMBER 30, 2019

*** The schedule can be moved earlier if the Judges submit their scores before their deadlines.



CONTEST ELIGIBILITY

Unpublished / Completed Manuscript

If your entry was previously published, it must be completely unpublished before submission, until the contest ends. Published entries at the time the winners are chosen will be disqualified.

You may enter multiple manuscripts but each novel will be considered a separate entry,
with a separate entry fee.

Minimum of 50,000 words

FICTION Novels only
Any Genre except Hard Erotica or Porn
LGBT romance novels are eligible unless they're hard erotica or porn.
(If there are graphic descriptions of sexual acts)

Non-Fiction, Children's Books, and Memoirs are not accepted at this time.

Open to authors of any nationality writing in English.



CONTEST RULES

We reserve the right to disqualify any entry if we have reasonable grounds that fraud or copyright infringement has been committed or if any of the rules were violated.

We reserve the right to amend these rules where it is deemed necessary to do so or where circumstances are beyond our control. 

We cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant joining the competition.

All personal data submitted, including the manuscript, will never be shared or used without the written permission of the entrant.

The winners will surrender full control of the development and marketing of their books to The Book Khaleesi --- from production to publishing, up to the end of the marketing contract. The authors will be consulted and updated but the final decision will rest with the book development and marketing team.

The winning entries will be published using the author's Amazon account. The authors will keep all royalties.

Submission of entry is taken to be an unqualified acceptance of these rules.




MANUSCRIPT REQUIREMENTS

ELIMINATION ROUND: First 5,000 words only

FINAL ROUND: Complete Manuscript

Only Digital Entries Accepted

In WORD or PDF format

12 pt. Times New Roman

1.5 Lines (Line Spacing)
Chapters must be clearly defined

Author's name should not be in the manuscript

*** Entries that do not follow this format will be returned for revision.


CONTEST MECHANICS

ELIMINATION ROUND

Submit the first 5,000 words of your novel when you join
by emailing the WORD manuscript to:

breakthroughnovelawards@gmail.com

A Panel of Judges will start reading the entries by September 1, 2019

Deadline of Submissions will be on August 30, 2019


FINAL ROUND

Entrants whose submission will progress to the final round 
will be notified by email to submit the full manuscript in WORD on October 16, 2019 or earlier.

Please ensure that the manuscript remains UNPUBLISHED during the contest

One Winner and 4 Finalists will be announced on November 30, 2019 or earlier.



HOW TO JOIN

STEP 1: 
Copy the Transaction ID

STEP 2:
After payment, you will be directed to an online entry form
that you need to fill up.

STEP 3:
You will receive a confirmation of your entry

STEP 4:
Send your first 5,000 words, following the requirements above.
breakthroughnovelawards@gmail.com



THE PRIZES

*** All prizes are optional. The winners can choose what to avail.

OVERALL WINNER:

Full Editing Package
(Line Editing and Proofreading)

Ebook and Paperback Cover Design

Ebook and Paperback Formatting

6 Months Marketing Support
which includes:

Optimization of Amazon Author and Book Page
Social Media Promotion (Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn)
Customized Marketing Banners

Publishing Assistance, if required
Under your own Amazon account.
You will keep all royalties.

4 FINALISTS:

Proofreading

Ebook and Paperback Cover Design

Ebook and Paperback Formatting

3 months Social Media Promotion (Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn)

Customized Marketing Banners

Publishing Assistance, if required
Under your own Amazon account.
You will keep all royalties.



GOOD LUCK!