Wattpad and ShelfUnbound announce writing competition for self-published authors

From the press release:

Wattpad, the world’s most popular eBook community, and Shelf Unbound indie book review magazine announce the launch of the Wattpad + Shelf Unbound Writing Competition for self-published authors. The competition is open to any self-published writer who has an active Wattpad account (go to www.wattpad.com/contests for further details). The winner, as selected by Shelf Unbound editors will have their work published and promoted on Wattpad and in an upcoming issue of Shelf Unbound. Entries may be submitted from October 1 through January 31, 2011.

“Shelf Unbound magazine features the best of small press, university press, and self-published books, so we are thrilled to be partnering with Wattpad and its large community of online readers to spotlight great self-published writers,” says Shelf Unbound publisher Margaret Brown.

Adds Wattpad’s CEO and co-founder Allen Lau, “Wattpad is one of the world’s leading mobile eReading devices and is a great platform for authors to reach mobile audiences. In partnering with Shelf Unbound, we are providing self-published authors a truly unique opportunity to increase awareness of their work.”

Shelf Unbound is a new digital-only monthly magazine featuring book reviews, excerpts, author interviews, photo essays, and more. The magazine can be purchased and downloaded to your computer, iPad, or iPhone. To preview the latest issue or subscribe, go to www.shelfmediagroup.com.

Wattpad is the world’s most popular ebook community. Wattpad has revolutionized the way people read written works by creating a unique social networking platform for readers and writers to discover, share and connect. Content is easily accessible through Wattpad's website (www.wattpad.com), mobile site (m.wattpad.com) or with Wattpad apps available for over 1,000 mobile devices including iPad/iPhone, BlackBerry, Google Android, Nokia and Samsung.

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:"I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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