(PRWEB) July 17, 2012
WestBow Press, the strategic self-publishing division of the world’s largest Christian publisher, Thomas Nelson, Inc., today announced Ashley Hodges Bazer as the Grand Prize winner in the 2012 Munce Group Writing Contest. Bazer’s manuscript, “The Circeae Tales: Asylum,” was selected from 163 entrants. The fiction title will be published through WestBow Press and will be given special consideration by Thomas Nelson Publishing.
In addition, the grand-prize winner will be interviewed for Munce’s “MTL magazine,” and following publication, the book will be featured in the MTL online bookstore and will be made available in the Munce catalog through the 2012 holiday season.
“We were very pleased to see so many authors interested in the Munce Group 2012 Writing Contest,” said Keith Ogorek, senior vice-president of marketing of Author Solutions, the publishing partner of WestBow Press. “We received a number of great submissions and encourage all the entrants to continue to pursue their publishing dreams.”
For a complete list of finalists and other winning entries, please visit http://www.westbowpress.com/MunceContest/Winners.aspx.The Munce Group 2012 Writing Contest was open to anyone at least 18 years of age with an unpublished manuscript of at least 10,000 words. To begin self-publishing with WestBow Press, please 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. Thomas Nelson, Inc. continues to “inspire the world” with distribution of products in more than 100 countries worldwide. For more information, or to start publishing today, visit westbowpress.com or call (866)-928-1240. Follow us @westbowpress on Twitter for the latest news.