The Zimbo Books Fiction Competition 2008

26 October 2008

Zimbo Books is pleased to announce the Zimbo Books Fiction Competition 2008 commemorating the launch of Zimbo Books. This exciting competition as described in the competition rules has 2 major benefits:

* A prize pool of USD $100,000 with a first prize of USD $80,000.

The next four runners up get USD $5,000 each.

* One year’s subscription for all Authors to sell their books online via Zimbo Books (value USD $45).
The closing date of Registrations for the Competition is 21 April 2009. Registration fee is USD $85 per entry. Authors can enter more than one book.

Books must be the copyright of the author, 50,000 – 300,0000 words in English. Competition is open to anyone in the world. If the author is under the age of eighteen years as at the Commencement Date, then the consent of a parent or guardian is required.

Books will be judged on originality, opening, plot, characters, writing style, and dialogue. Zimbo Books reserves the right to reject any Entries that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be inappropriate, for any reason whatsoever. A special panel of qualified judges selected by Zimbo Books in its sole discretion shall determine the first prize winner.

Competition details at

About Zimbo

Zimbo is a great site where products and members interact. Zimbo aims to fill gaps in the marktplace in a fun and unique way. Zimbo is an evolution from all the transaction processing Zimbo’s parents have been doing for many international businesses. They asked for Zimbo, now you can get involved too.

Zimbo is a division of Technocash Pty Ltd which is a licensed financial institution providing payment solutions since 2000. Businesses can get paid with Zimbo either online or from over 4,000 Australia Post outlets. Technocash presently provides Australian collection services for hundreds of non-Australian eBay sellers. Technocash provides one account to hold different currencies including USD & Euro with efficient and cheaper international payments.

Zimbo Books Fiction Competition compared to other competitions

Compared to some other writing competitions:

Zimbo Books does provide cash prizes
Zimbo Books does not acquire copyright in the book entries
Zimbo Books does not require the author to enter into an exclusive publishing or agency agreement
Zimbo Books does not require any additional fees such as reading fees, minimum order costs etc

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