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Current Contests

Newsletter Reader Drawing Reviewer Contest
Short Story Contest Romance Drawing

Newsletter Readers' Contest, Win a Free Book!

To Enter: Sign up for our newsletter, Siriusly. To find out more about it, go to our Newsletter page. If you already have a subscription, you're already entered in the contest!

The Prize: One prize- first place winner may choose from among the many choices at Sirius Publications, including romance, horror, fiction, and much more. A complete book list is available. Winner can choose an e-book or paperback print on demand format (if their book is available in that format.) Paperback format will be signed by the author.

How: Winners will be chosen by a random drawing (drawing will be done using 8 1/2 by 11 paper with email addresses and names printed on it.) The winner will be notified by e-mail.

Do you feel lucky?

Deadline: Midnight, March 30th. Notification: By April 10 the winner will be notified via an e-mail. After that, their prize will be e-mailed or mailed to them by Sirius Publications depending upon which title they have chosen.

Official Contest Rules are available here.

Authors:

If you are already a best-selling author or one that just got published and wish to offer either signed copies or e-books as prizes, please e-mail me at the link below. Self-promotion works.

Reviewer Rewards

To Enter:

Submit a review of one of our books. Review must be at least five sentences long. Of course, you must have purchased and read the book to review it. By submitting a review, you give us permission to post it on our site.

The Prizes:

Grand Prize: Twenty-five dollar online gift certificate via Flooz plus a free e-book (your choice.)

Runners Up: We will post any qualified reviews on our site and anyone whose review is posted will receive a choice of any e-book from Sirius Publications.

How: Our panel of judges will vote on which was the best review based on creativity, clarity, appropriateness, and style. The review receiving the most votes wins. The winner will be notified by e-mail.

Deadline: Midnight, the 15th of each month. Notification: By the 25th of that month, the winner will be notified via an e-mail. After that, their prize will be e-mailed or mailed to them by Sirius Publications depending upon which title they have chosen.

Hint: To see examples and what we look for in a review, look at our review pages and Sirius Recommends book reviews.

Official Contest Rules are available here.

Short Story Contest

To Enter:

Submit a short story. Story must be between five and twenty-five pages long when printed on 8 1/2 by 11 paper, typed, double spaced. By submitting a story, you give us permission to post it on our site.

The Prizes:

Grand Prize: Twenty-five dollar online gift certificate at Amazon.com plus a free e-book, and a certificate highlighting your accomplishment.

First place: Winner may choose from among the many e-books at Sirius Publications, including romance, horror, fiction, and much more. A complete book list is available. Will also receive a certificate highlighting your accomplishment.

How: Our panel of judges will determine the best short story on: originality (30%), creativity (20%), clarity (20%), grammar (10%) and style (20%). The winner will be notified by e-mail. In the event of a tie, duplicate prizes will be awarded.

Deadline: Midnight, April 25th. Notification: By May 25th, the winner will be notified via an e-mail. After that, their prize will be e-mailed or mailed to them by Sirius Publications depending upon which title they have chosen. If there is an unusually large amount of entries, the winner will be notified by June 25th.

Official Contest Rules are available here.

Drawing #2: Win a Romance E-Book!

To Enter: Sign up by entering your email address at Tracy L. Ranson's site.

The Prize: One prize- first place winner may choose from among the original romance novels in e-book format by Sirius Publications.

How: Winners will be chosen by a random drawing (drawing will be done using 8 1/2 by 11 paper with email addresses and names printed on it.) The winner will be notified by e-mail.

Deadline: Midnight, the 15th of each month. Notification: By the end of the next month, the winner will be notified via an e-mail. After that, their prize will be e-mailed or mailed to them by Sirius Publications depending upon which title they have chosen.

Official Contest Rules are available here.

More Contests on the Way

Each month's contest will be different, so check back each month to see what's being offered! Sirius Publications Home