Welcome Cassandra, an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Contest Finalist. Learn some entering contest secrets! :) thanks again, Cassandra!
As a 2012 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest Finalist (that’s a mouthful), I know a thing or two about entering writing competitions. Out of 10,000 entries, only two could win. The stakes were high, and the chances were low, but I was one of six finalists. Did I have an amazing time? Yes. Would I do it again? Maybe.
Contests aren’t for everyone. There’s much to consider when deciding if it’s right for you. But if you do decide to enter a contest, make sure you do it with your eyes wide open, and use these tips: