2020 Publishing Contest
Early Bird Opens June 1st 2020
Gemlight Publishing 2020 Contest is focused on discovering and helping launch the careers of our writers.
POSTPONED UNTIL 2021
Gemlight Publishing 2020 Contest is exclusively for unpublished manuscripts within the following categories;
Exclusive Publishing Contract with GLP.
Consideration from producers seeking projects for film and TV adaptation
Invitations to GEM Talk Podcast
Runner- up receive:
Exclusive "first look" review of manuscript
Submission Fees &Dates
Early bird $50
Ends September 4,2020
Ends October 15,2020
Ends October 30,2020
Winner Announcement November 10th!
Frequently asked questions
WHAT ARE THE DEADLINE DATES?
Early: June 1st, 2020 - $50
CAN I REGISTER EARLY?
Yes! As long as submission in before October 15th.
HOW DO I REGISTER?
1.Fill out the required fields of the form.
DO MY MANUSCRIPT HAVE TO BE COMPLETED?
If this the case, you have not completed your manuscript but will like to register for a contest; we encourage you to submit full blurb or synopsis and sample chapters or table of contents by the final deadline on October 15th.
WHAT IF I GET PUBLISHED MY BOOK AFTER ENTERING?
If your book is under agreement to be published, or is later published after entering, it would be ineligible to contunie in the contest, in which case we could pull the entry and refund the entry fee.
HOW SHOULD I FORMAT MY SUBMISSION?
We require standard format, such as
Font -Times Roman
Font size-12pt. You won't be disqualified.
Word docs and PDFs are accepted only. Please put the correct title and writer's name in synopsis or blurb.
Ex; Title; Think like a boss!" Author; Sherrie Wash
CAN INTERNATIONAL WRITERS PARTICIPATE?
DO I RETAIN MY RIGHTS TO MY WORK ?
Of Course!. All rights to your work will remain with the author. Furthermore, Gemlight will not publish or solicit manuscripts without the author's consent.