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One contest that might actually be worth entering

Amazon is having another Breakthrough Novel Award competition. It will accept up to 10,000 submissions. The professional judges reading and selecting from among the final three contestants include authors Sue Grafton and Sue Monk Kidd, agent Barney Karpfinger and Penguin Press editor-in-chief Eamon Dolan. 500 “quarter-finalists” will get "reviewed" by Publishers Weekly. The winner gets published by Putnam and an advance of $25,000. Several of last year’s top 10 finalists have also gotten contracts.

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