Saturday, February 6, 2010

Here we go again:

Jan. 25th, 2010 12:01 AM EST
Submission Period Opens

Feb. 7th, 2010 11:59 PM EST
Submission Period Closes
-Amazon editors will review a 300 word Pitch of each entry. The top 1000 entries in each category (2000 total entries) will move on to the second round.

Feb. 25th, 2010
Round Two Entrants Announced
-The field will be narrowed to 250 entries in each category (500 total entries) by Amazon top customer reviewers from ratings of a 5000 word excerpt.

March 23rd, 2010
Quarterfinalists Announced
-Publishers Weekly reviewers will read the full manuscript of each quarterfinalist, and based on their review scores, the top 50 in each category (100 total entries) will move on to the Semifinals.

April 27th, 2010
Semifinalists Announced
-Penguin USA editors will read the full manuscript and review all accompanying data for each semifinalist and will then select three finalists in each category (six total finalists).

May 25th, 2010 12:01 AM EST
Finalists Announced, Voting Begins
-Amazon customers will vote on the three finalists in each category resulting in two grand prize winners.

June 2nd, 2010 11:59 PM EST
Voting Ends

June 14th, 2010
2010 Grand Prize Winners Announced

2 comments:

Whit N Adam said...

Best of luck to you. I'd personally prefer that you'd get your big break sooner than later. =]

Carol said...

We're rooting for you!