Archive for January, 2010

1 January 2010 ( is running a contest January 1, 2010 through August 31, 2010 for the best online serial novel. Textnovel allows writers to get attention based on how many followers, views and votes they get and also provides an interactive format for creating the novel. The prize is $1,000 and the winner gets literary agency representation including assistance preparing the novel for submission to publishers. Our 2008 winner, 13 to Life, was written in five weeks on the website and is coming out as the first of a three book series in June 2010 from St. Martin?s Press. Contest details are at There is no entry fee.