Thursday, 15 May 2014

Extaordinary reads Fresh Voice

Entry Rules

Entries must be written in English.

Entries should be between 500 - 5000 words long.

Entries must be suitable for a family-friendly audience, so, they should not include excessive violence or graphical sexual content. If the piece is only suitable for adult eyes the work must include an over eighteen rating, and as such may be disqualified, based on the level of adult content.

Entries may be of any genre.

Winning entries will be selected by popularity. The story with the highest rating and number of votes, wins. If there is a tie the web mistress will choose the winner between the entrants.
All announced results must be considered final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
Entrants must be older than thirteen.
There is no entry fee, but those entries, which include the code published in the website's magazine 'The Fresh Voice', which is on sale at the links below for $0.99, will receive much higher prize payouts. 

Prizes are as follows

First place, $800 if the entry is accompanied by a magazine code, $100 if it is not.
Second place $150 if accompanied by magazine code, $10 if it is not.
Third place, $50 if accompanied by magazine code, one years magazine subscription free, if not
Fourth, fifth and sixth places: entries will be published, along with the other winners, in an anthology. The entrants will receive 80% (after retailer's commission) of all sales from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Smashwords, Kobo, iBooks, Google Play, Goodreads, Scribd, iTunes and various other digital retail book platforms. The book will also be published in paper back, for distribution to the American market, by Create Space. The publishing contract will include, proofreading, editing, book formatting, cover art, advertising and distribution.

All winners receive the publishing package described above.
One winning story will be published in the magazine 'The Fresh Voice', monthly.
The competition is open from the 29th of April 2014, and runs until, 29th of April 2015(or until at least 1000 entries have been received). Monthly, winners will also be selected by the voters, and those winners will receive a $20 Amazon book voucher monthly
A list of winners will be published on Our Newsletter pageand in the magazine 'The Fresh Voice', monthly.
Entries must be uploaded on site using the webform provided on the members page. Membership is free and always will be sign up here Register or Login
Entries are available for all to read and vote on, instantly after upload on site.
Entries may be viewed in highest-to-lowest popularity(based on ratings), or newest-to-oldest.
Entries must be accompanied by cover art (black and white is preferable ), the image must be 500 px wide by 700 px long, and will be reduced to this size if larger. Entries will be disqualified if not accompanied by a cover image which must include the entrants pen name. Do not use your real name, voting must be impartial, voters should not be impressed by an author's popularity.
Winners will be notified by email.
No persons associated to the website(including friends, family members or employees) Extaordinaryreads or the Magazine 'The Fresh Voice', may win or be placed in the completion, however they may upload stories as examples under the pen names Nora Black or Amber Jones.
The magazine prize enhancement code may be added to entries at any time during the first month of your story's publication, and does not have to be included on upload
Magazine Retail sites from 5th of May(or 5th of any month in the future, the code changes each month)

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