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ABNA samples — free to download (and review)

So as everyone in North America knows by now, I made the quarter finals in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. The way it works is the entrant submits a pitch, a few chapters, and the full document.  Then Amazon’s specially selected reviewers read each piece and decide who goes forward. After that, the samples are all posted on Amazon (just search for “ABNA” to see them all).  They’re all available right now.

Here’s mine:


Part of the decision process on who goes forward toward the Grand Prize is based on reader reaction (reviews). There are a lot of samples still there that haven’t gotten any reviews (mine included).  So if you have time, please download and review as many as you have time for.



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The ABNA reviews are in…

I’m not sure if there are more to come for me, for this round, but here’s what I have so far:




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Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest: I’m a quarter finalist

Just a quick update, I’m a quarter finalist:


My sympathies to those who didn’t make it to the next round.

** update: I just learned that Mark Capell’s “Cafe Insomniac” also made it to the next round **


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