WestBow Press Announces Second Annual “Women of Faith” Writing Contest Finalists

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First “Women of Faith” Contest Winner Marcia Moston Leverages Win into Major Publishing Deal with Leading Christian Book Publisher Thomas Nelson

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WestBow Press, the strategic self-publishing division of the world’s largest Christian publisher, Thomas Nelson, Inc., today announced the 30 finalists for the 2011 “Women of Faith” writing contest. Last year’s contest winner, Marcia Moston, received a self-publishing package from WestBow Press for her acclaimed novel, “Call of a Coward.” In addition to being last year’s grand prize winner, her book was also later picked up for a major publishing and distribution deal through Thomas Nelson.

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The second annual WestBow Press “Women of Faith” book writing contest received ample attention, garnering nearly 660 entries from aspiring authors from all over the world. The grand prize is a self-publishing package from WestBow Press. 2010 winner Marcia Moston was excited recount her experiences with the contest and the self-publishing process in the following video:

“Based on the success of Marcia Moston, we are very excited to announce the finalists for this year’s “Women of Faith” writing contest,” said Keith Ogorek, senior vice-president of marketing of Author Solutions, Inc., the parent company of WestBow Press. “We received many entries for the contest and it was a challenge selecting the 30 finalists.”

The 2011 “Women of Faith” writing contest was open to any unpublished Christian-themed manuscripts. For more information about future contests or to begin self-publishing with WestBow Press, visit: westbowpress.com.

About WestBow Press:
WestBow Press is a strategic self-publishing alliance of Thomas Nelson, Inc., the world’s largest Christian publisher, and Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), the world leader in the popular self-publishing industry segment. Through this partnership, authors benefit from the rich publishing heritage of Thomas Nelson and the speed-to-market advantages of the ASI self-publishing model. Titles published through WestBow Press are evaluated for sales potential and considered for publication under the Thomas Nelson imprint.


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