First Annual Marketing Contest

Contest Runs March 1st – July 30th, 2017.

Round one, March 1st – April 30th, contestants will submit a synopsis of their book and the first chapter.

Round two, May 1st – June 30th, finalists of the first round will submit their completed manuscript.

Round three, July 1st – July 30th, we will hold a personal interview and judging.

We will pick 1 author to receive the Winner’s Prize and 2 authors to receive grand prizes.

We will announce the final winners on or about August 1, 2017.

There is a $10 fee per submission. You may submit multiple entries, but each is subject to the $10 submission fee.

We will proofread, edit and format your book

One-on-one work with you to ensure your total satisfaction.

Book coaching, if needed, will allow us to increase the quality of your writing without changing your message.

Black and white formatting is included (color pages will cost extra).

Unlimited book sizes are available. If you are unsure we will put it in an 6″ x 9″ format we specialize in, known as a “Business Card Book.”

We will do an e-book conversion for you.

We will format and design your book in a Trade Paperback Format

We will provide a custom cover design to help ensure sales

We will also provide you with ten complimentary copies of your book. (Authors must be prepared to purchase their own additional copies in excess of this. We use an on-demand printer and don’t have copies on hand).

Artichoke Press will place a one page ad on the back inside page of your book.

Artichoke Press will sell your book in our online store.
Artichoke Press will distribute your book through Amazon and other online retailers such as Bookbub.

Artichoke Press will provide the ISBN assignment

We will proofread, edit and format your book.

One-on-one work with you to ensure your total satisfaction.

Book coaching, if needed, will allow us to increase the quality of your writing without changing your message.

Black and white formatting is included (color pages will cost extra).

Unlimited book sizes are available. If you are unsure we will put it in an 6″ x 9″ format we specialize in, known as a “Business Card Book.”

We will do an e-book conversion for you.

We will format and design your book in a Trade Paperback Format

We will provide a custom cover design to help ensure sales

We will also provide you with ten complimentary copies of your book. (Authors must be prepared to purchase their own additional copies in excess of this. We use an on-demand printer and don’t have copies on hand).

Artichoke Press will place a one page ad on the back inside page of your book.

Artichoke Press will sell your book in our online store.

Artichoke Press will distribute your book through Amazon and other online retailers such as Bookbub.

Artichoke Press will provide the ISBN assignment

Author must NOT have previously published ANY book in any form (i.e., serial, paperback, ebook or hardback).

Author must live within the United States. If you live outside this area, you will be considered, but you must be willing to tele-commute for sessions.

Author must have the stamina and creativity to market, thus the interview.

Author must pay the necessary fees (We’ll email you if we receive a submission without a fee.)


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