2014 Abalone Awards for Published Writers

Abalone Awards for Published Writers (AAPW) opens to registration March 31, 2014

  • Contests opens on March 31, 2014 - ENTER HERE
  • Contests closes on April 28, 2014
  • Entries sent to Judges on April 28, 2014
  • Tally score sheets due by judges on June 9, 2014
  • Finalists announced the week of June 30th to July 4th, 2014.
  • Winners and Finalists of the Abalone Awards winners announced: At RWA Nationals
  • Awards presented at RWA Nationals (usually in July) Email sent to winners and posted on website.
  • Awards mailed to those recipients not at RWA Nationals (by mid-August)

The Abalone – Unpublished Authors

Hi Everyone!

The Abalone Awards for Unpublished Authors is now open!

Brush off those manuscripts and get the ready, we have a great line-up of final judges again this year. Visit our website for all the details: http://www.cimrwa.org/abalone-awards.html AA_CIMRWA

Contest closes for entries on March 17th.

Adrienne Trent
2014 Abalone Coordinator

Book Giveaway Night Reins

Happy New Year Night Reins style.

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Night Reins (The Minoan Reins, #1) by a.c. Mason

Night Reins (The Minoan Reins, #1)

by a.c. Mason

Giveaway ends January 25, 2014.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter to win


NEW YORK, NY – Kensington Publishing Corp., one of the foremost commercial independent publishing houses in the United States, announced today that it has acquired the eBook publishing company Lyrical Press. Beginning in January 2014, Lyrical Press will operate under its current name as a digital-first imprint at Kensington Publishing.

Read more here: http://www.kensingtonbooks.com/page.aspx/LYRICALPRESS

Lyrical Press contracted my first book in Dec of 2008. I’ve continued to publish books with Lyrical Press because of my business dealings with the owner and my editor. I’m excited to see where this new phase with Kensington Publishing Corp will take us.

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