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Get published in both ebook and paperback with The Open Day Competition


SilverWood Books and Kobo Writing Life are delighted to extend their Open Day Competition prize to include a paperback edition, printed by Berforts Information Press. The Winner of The Open Day Competition receives a copy-edit, professional cover design, and publication as an ebook and short-run paperback. The Runner Up prize receives a Kobo Aura H2O. The closing date is 31

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Kobo and Entreescritores Join Forces to Enhance the Self-Publishing Experience

Kobo Writing Life is delighted to announce a new partnership in Spain with Entreescritores.com, a social network for Spanish readers to review new authors and books. Through this partnership, both platforms seek to encourage novice authors to improve their work through feedback from readers’ reviews, enabling them to take the next step in their literary careers by selling their books

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READ HOPE, WIN A KOBO H2O AND $5000: Kobo’s Going Going Gone Contest, featuring Hope Sze

Originally posted on Melissa Yuan-Innes, Writer:
1. Do you like money? 2. Do you love to read? Like, all the time? At the beach, or in the bath, even? 3. Do you like my crime-fighting doctor, Hope Sze? Well, now you can scoop up $5000 and read about Hope under the Atlantic Ocean, if you want to, through the generosity and creative engineering…

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Memories of Superstars Writing Seminars 2014

C. Michelle Jefferies was the lucky winner of Kobo’s Superstars of Writing Seminars scholarship giveaway for 2014. She attended the conference in February, alongside KWL Director Mark Lefebvre and US Manager Christine Munroe. A few months post-Superstars, we asked Michelle to reflect on her experience, and here’s what she had to say! By C. Michelle Jefferies When I think of

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KWL and NZ Society of Authors contest winners

Kobo Writing Life recently sponsored the New Zealand Society of Authors’ inaugural E-Publishing prize, and the winners are in! Two new authors from Auckland and Waikato have won the publishing chance of a lifetime, with the inaugural 2014 Kobo/NZ Authors E-Publishing Prize which will see their books professionally published by the Kobo Writing Life platform. The prize includes: Professional editing

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KWL supports the Spark Awards

The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (the SCBWI) encourages the independent author and illustrator, holding an annual award called the Spark Awards, which recognizes excellence in a children’s book published through a non-traditional publishing route. SCBWI Executive Director, Lin Oliver, and President, Stephen Mooser, strongly believe that, “it is time that SCBWI recognize that there are new models

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