Amazon has just unveiled a new writing contest for self-publishers in India. Authors can participate by publishing their book through KDP on Amazon.in between 25th July and 10th November 2017, enrolling the book in KDP Select, and adding the search keyword pentopublish2017. The winner will be awarded a cash prize of ₹ 10 lakh (INR 1 Million), a print publishing deal with Westland Publications Limited and mentoring by India’s best-selling English author, Chetan Bhagat.
The winner of the contest will be selected by a panel of judges who have all published bestselling novels. This includes Ashwin Sanghi, Karthika V.K., Sundari Venkatraman and Chetan Bhahat.
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