Jan 24 – Jan 30, 2011 Edition Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards Accepting Entries

SEATTLE, WA/AUTHORLINK NEWS/January 24, 2011–, along with Penguin Group (USA) and CreateSpace, has announced the fourth annual Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest, the international competition seeking the next popular novel.

The competition will once again award two grand prizes: one for General Fiction and one for Young Adult Fiction. Each winner will receive a publishing contract with Penguin, which includes a $15,000 advance.

Manuscript submissions are now being accepted through February 6, 2011, at 11:59 p.m. (EST), or when 5,000 entries have been received in each category, whichever is earlier.

To read entry guidelines, register, and submit a manuscript go to: