The 4th Annual Book Pipeline Competition is searching for authors with material appropriate for film or television adaptation. The winning writer receives $10,000 and circulation to Lakeshore Entertainment (Million Dollar Baby, American Pastoral), QC Entertainment (Get Out, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies), Good Fear Film + Management (Rings, Polaroid), and other top production companies, managers, and agencies best-suited for developing the selected projects.

Continuing to build upon the success of the Script Pipeline writing competitions, which have discovered hundreds of new writers over the past 17 years, Book Pipeline aims to deliver unique, compelling stories to the industry–with the specific intent of getting them on the fast-track to film and television production. The contest is open to all genres, and both new and established writers may enter.

Enter by: Thursday, May 25
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Deadline extended to June 5, 2017

Each word of your self-published book represents the countless hours of work and dedication you put in. Now that your vision has been published, it’s time to celebrate.

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Deadline: June 19, 2017

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