Easton Books is proud to launch a new site and is looking for serialized fiction and nonfiction to promote in digital only content.  We are hosting a launch party for Networking With The Author and have chosen this venue to announce our winner.  If you have a short story or series of short stories, please feel free to submit your Work for representation.  Rules for contest are below.  

Contest Rules & Regulations

No entry fee is required, and all rights in the story remain the property of the author. All types of GENRE are welcome. By submitting to the Contest, the entrant agrees to abide by all Contest rules. All entries must be original works by the entrant, in English. Plagiarism, which includes the use of third-party poetry, song lyrics, characters or another person’s universe, without written permission, will result in disqualification. Excessive violence or sex, determined by the judges, will result in disqualification.

Entries may not have been previously published in professional media.

To be eligible, entries must be works of prose, between 10K and 20K in length. We regret we cannot consider full manuscripts past 20K.  Contest is strictly for digital representation on

The Contest is open only to those who have not professionally traditionally published the novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.

Entries submitted must be typewritten or a computer printout in black ink on white paper given to me in person, double-spaced, with numbered pages. All other formats will be disqualified. Each entry must have a cover page with the title of the work, the author’s legal name, a pen name if applicable, address, telephone number, e-mail address and an approximate word count. Every subsequent page must carry the title and a page number, but the author’s name must be deleted to facilitate fair, anonymous judging.

Entries submitted electronically must be double-spaced, 1” margins and must include the title and page number on each page, but not the author’s name. Electronic submissions will separately include the author’s legal name, pen name if applicable, address, telephone number, e-mail address and approximate word count.

We accept only entries that do not require a delivery signature for us to receive them.

There shall be one prize equivalent to $2,000 worth of services and expertise to publish Author’s Work on site for electronic only sales.  Work must not exceed the 2K limit.   Services include cover design and proper formal proof edit along with ISBN and copyright.  Author must use services for Work.

The Contest has a deadline of September 10th, 2019 to be considered.

Each entrant may submit only one manuscript.

All entries are final. No revisions are accepted.

Entries will be judged by authors. The decisions of the judges are entirely their own and are final and binding.

Winners in each quarter will be individually notified of the results at Easton Books Inc. Networking with The Author Event on September 27th.  Contestants must be present to win.

This Contest is void where prohibited by law.

To send your entry electronically, go to: follow the instructions. List “Contest” in the subject line or email at