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America's Next Author
THE FIRST SOCIAL WRITING CONTEST!
America's Next Author is the first real social writing contest. Winners will be chosen based on a unique combination of votes from readers and publishing industry experts.

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Round #1 Nominee Announced

OCTOBER 16th, 2012 | The first nominee for America's Next Author has been announced: Elizabeth A Reeves!

The first weekly round of America's Next Author is complete, and the first nominee has been determined. Elizabeth A Reeves is the winner of the first nomination. Congrats, Elizabeth!

Round #2 has begun. Author ranking continues this week and more stories have been added to the contest. Today all rankings have been reset and will be updated as data comes in.

Check out some of the new stories -- you might find a new favorite!

Authors: You've all done an amazing job promoting your stories. Keep it up, because there are seven more spots left (plus four wildcards). Good luck to everyone!

DECEMBER 18th, 2012
The winner of America's Next Author 2012 has been announced! [...]
DECEMBER 7th, 2012
Questions and answers about the Battle Round. [...]
Goodbye For Now!
MYSTERY WRITER (7)
I won't be America's Next Author this year, but maybe next year ... [...]
Like a Criminal
Mystery Writer (6)
We're not all cut out for a life of crime. [...]
Big Breaks and Little Breaks
Mystery Writer (5)
How one Facebook message brought me from frustrated and upset to excited and motivated. [...]
The Future Bestsellers
Mystery Writer (4)
The wild ride continues ... who will be the first wildcard nominee? Will I learn enough about online promotion to get hired for a job in marketing? ;) [...]
Image Is Everything
Mystery Writer (3)
This week I put a lot of effort into improving my ANA author page, and I think it's starting to pay off. [...]
My First Week Experience
Mystery Writer (2)
Voting, reviews, Facebook, Tweets, links ... so busy! [...]
Seven more rounds!
Mystery Writer (1)
When I first got the email notifying me that my story was accepted for America's Next Author, I was really excited and even a little nervous. [...]
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America's Next Author is the first social writing contest. Friends, family, fans and publishing industry experts will read authors' submissions and nominate their favorite to be America's next major author. Everyone can participate!