|Author:||Nola||Published:||almost 3 years ago.|
|Tags:||competitions, contests, scams, rights, copyright, Adele Jones, Sandra Peut||Category:||Writing tips|
Competitions can be a great boost to your writing career. Authors Adele Jones and Sandra Peut had their books Integrate and Blue Freedom published as a result of entering reputable contests for unpublished manuscripts.
However, for each success story, there are cases of unwary contestants who have had their fingers burned. Here are a few cautionary words to ponder before sending off your manuscript and cheque.
For more information on scams and problems associated with competitions, you might like to check out the SFWA site. Have you ever had a problem with a competition? I’d be interested in hearing your stories.