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Smashwords link to the published book starting with https://www.smashwords.com
Information about the book (how will this appeal to MCL readers?)
Information about the author (neighborhood you live in? Previous publications?)
I have made a 20% sample of my book available on the Smashwords site for review purposes
I am over 18 years of age.
Minors are required to have a legal guardian consent to the terms below.
One submission per person, 13 years of age, or older. Submission received is considered final work and cannot be edited and resubmitted at a later date.
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Entries must be the writer's own work and may not be submitted without the writer’s knowledge and consent. No previously published works or works accepted for publication elsewhere will be accepted.
You must hold all rights to your submission, including the right to provide the e-book to Multnomah County Library for use in the collection.
In order to consider your submission, your e-book must remain available on the self-publishing site (Smashwords, Draft2Digital, or Kobo Writing Life) through the end of 2018. A chapter, or its equivalent, will be read for judging purposes.
You agree your e-book may be mentioned and publicized in any library brochure, print ad, direct mail piece, social media, electronic media, (e.g. video, Internet, website) or other form of promotion without remuneration or further consent.
There will be no monetary compensation or license fee provided for submissions.
Submissions must be entered by 11:59 p.m. PST, Monday, December 17, 2018.
Selected authors will be notified by phone or email.
All decisions by the judging committee are final.
Name of parent or legal guardian:
I am the parent or legal guardian of the minor named above and consent to these submission terms.
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I agree that I am the sole copyright holder of this work.
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