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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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Wild Card #1 Announced

NOVEMBER 8th, 2012 | The first wild card nominee was announced today!

During the America's Next Author contest, four wild card nominees will be chosen. These will go to authors with well-written stories who have been working hard on their online promotion but haven't been able to get to the top spot.

The first wild card was chosen today: Lance Burson for his story Italian Radio. Lance will be participating in the final round with the nominees that are chosen each week. Look for an interview with Lance to be posted next week.

Three more wild cards are still available and will be announced later in the contest.

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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!