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As Jeffrey Archer launches ‘And Thereby Hangs a Tale,’ St. Martin’s
runs short story contest
Writers, start your computers. St. Martin’s Press announced a short
story contest that’s free for the public in conjunction with author
Jeffrey Archer’s latest book of shorts "And Thereby Hangs a Tale." To
mark the Archer’s latest work, St. Martin’s is sponsoring a writing
competition in which authors can submit an original, unpublished short
story of no more than 5,000 words for a chance at getting a publishing
select one winner who will get a publishing contract with the Macmillan
imprint. Entries will be judged for their originality, creativity and
writing skill, with all three criteria given equal weight. Click here
to enter by the contest deadline of Oct. 1, 2010.
Archer, a bestselling British author who St. Martin’s notes has spent
the last five years gathering spellbinding stories from around the
globe, has written fifteen brand-new tales that showcase his talent for
capturing an unforgettable moment in time, whether tragic, comic, or
The stories include faraway places and themes: from love on the streets
of Dehli to a young man’s rendevous with a hotel receptionist in Italy,
to a woman’s high heels in England.
And Thereby Hangs a Tale launches in hardcover, CD and eBook on
September 14, 2010. Listen
to an audio excerpt.
To find out more about St. Martin’s Press check out their website.
Jeffrey Archer, who has penned 22 books over a polific career, has an
author's website here.
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