So You Want To Be Published Contest!

SolaFide Publishing invites indie authors to enter the So You Want To Be Published writing contest in which judges will award a full publishing package to the winner in recognition his or her outstanding manuscript. Five finalists will get their book covers designed.

Finalists will be announced by November 15, 2016 and the Winner will be announced by December 1, 2016.

Entry Guidelines:

  1. Manuscripts must be submitted before 09/30/2016.
  1. Manuscripts must have a minimum word count of 20,000 words.
  1. Entries must be written in English.
  1. Entries must be original work of the participant.
  1. Authors may submit multiple works, but must submit a separate entry for each work.
  1. All entries will receive feedback of their work from a competition judge.
  1. Entry fee for each submitted manuscript is $25 USD.
  1. No Erotica.
  1. All Entries must be works of Fiction.

Prizes Summary

Winner – Full Publishing Package (Book Interior formatting, Editing, Book Cover Design, Print Book Publishing, Ebook Publishing, Press Release and Syndication, basic book review promotion)

* Services provided by SolaFide Publishing, SolaFide will receive no share of your book royalties.

Five Finalists – Book Cover Design




Take a look at last year’s Finalists and Winner!


Meet the 2015 Finalists!

Meet Thomas Brittendahl, winner of the So You Want To Be Published 2015 writing contest!

Vote Now for the New Book Cover: ‘An Evil’ by Thomas Brittendahl

Cover Reveal for ‘An Evil’ by Thomas Brittendahl

Book Launch! ‘An Evil’ by Thomas Brittendahl





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