Inkfingerz/Writers' Voices Creative Fiction Readings

Inkfingerz 2015 Creative Prose Contest Complete Rules

April 30, 2015

Writers’ Voices with Monica and Caroline on KRUU 100.1 FM and 1st World Publishing have teamed up again to host the 2015 Inkfingerz Creative Prose Contest,  open to writers of book-length creative prose (fiction, memoir or creative non-fiction of at least 150 pages), who are or have been residents of Jefferson County, Iowa or neighboring counties in Southeast Iowa. Previous Inkfingerz winners are not eligible to enter.

Grand Prize winner will receive a full publishing, distribution and marketing contract with 1stWorld Publishing, under the imprint Inkfingerz which means:

    Your book will be available in soft-cover, hard-cover, and in E-book format
    You will retain the full copyrights to your published book
    You will earn a 40% royalty on each published book.
    You will receive an Author/Book Marketing web page on the 1stWorld online bookstore
    Your book will be available to order at over 24,000 bookstores worldwide and online at Amazon and Barnes and Noble as well as many other online booksellers.
    You will receive a one hour marketing consultation and get great tips, information and contacts to help you promote your book.
    You will receive Book Marketing Basics, a guide to help you market your book.
    Your book will receive an ISBN number and be registered with the Library of Congress
    You will be booked for a one-hour author interview on Writers’ Voices, KRUU 100.1 FM
    A book reading/signing event at Revelations Bookstore in Fairfield, Iowa will be scheduled.

1st Runner Up will receive a manuscript critique from the editors at 1st World Publishing

 How to Enter the Inkfingerz 2015 Creative Prose Contest

    CONTEST DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 15, 2015.  Submissions should be sent via one of the following:     

      Email:                  Inkfingerz@lisco.com   (Email entries will receive a confirmation), or
      Snail mail:           Manuscript or CD mailed to Inkfingerz, PO Box 2211, Fairfield, IA 52556, or
      In Person:          Manuscript or CD dropped off at KRUU, 405 N 2nd Street, Fairfield