March 23, 2010


just wanted you to know that tonight, VICTORY OF FISTS was in the Third Round winners of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award -- from 1000 novels, 750 were eliminated. 250 were passed on the Semi-Finalists...


The 2010 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, along with Penguin Group (USA) and CreateSpace, is pleased to announce the third annual Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, the international competition seeking the next popular novel. For the first time, the competition will award two grand prizes: one for General Fiction and one for Young Adult Fiction. The 2010 competition is open to unpublished and previously self-published novels waiting to be discovered. Each winner will receive a publishing contract with Penguin, which includes a $15,000 advance.

Announcing the Quarterfinalists

Congratulations to all of the 500 Quarterfinalists! Download a PDF list of the General Fiction Quarterfinalists and the Young Adult Fiction Quarterfinalists that have moved on to the next stage of the awards competition. Excerpts of the quarterfinal entries, along with reviews of those excerpts, will be available soon.

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