Laurel Award, Coming Soon!

THE 2014 LAUREL   Hear ye, hear ye!    Clash of the Titles’s 2014 Laurel Award  will soon be open for submissions. Novels participating in the Laurel are judged by their audience—readers who are well-versed in Christian fiction yet not a part of the CBA industry. This contest judges the first two chapters (or 3,500Continue reading “Laurel Award, Coming Soon!”

Clash of the Titles’s Newest Gems

Clash of the Titles’s Newest Gems   This November Clash of the Titles presents a fantastic selection of brand new books to check out. Add an American classic, a biological science fiction with suspense, young adult, inspirational romance and Amish story to your to-be-read or Christmas wish list When Mountains Move by Julie Cantrell For mostContinue reading “Clash of the Titles’s Newest Gems”

2013 Laurel Award Feature–Veil of Pearls

On October 18, 2013 Veil of Pearls took home Clash of the Titles’s Laurel Award. Over the course of six weeks, the novel’s first chapters were read and judged by avid readers of Christian fiction who determined Veil of Pearls to be the worthiest to receive the 2013 Laurel Award.Clash of the Titles extends a heartfelt congratulationsContinue reading “2013 Laurel Award Feature–Veil of Pearls”

Farm Lit, a Genre for Your Inner Country Girl

Before we dive into this week’s feature novel, a hearty “hurrah!” for Clash of the Titles’s  2013 LAUREL AWARD winning novel, Veil of Pearls. Congratulations to Author MaryLu Tyndall for a job well done! Stay tuned for a full-length feature on this fantastic book. AND NOW… Raspberries and Vinegar by Valerie Comer Sweet Like RaspberriesContinue reading “Farm Lit, a Genre for Your Inner Country Girl”

September Clash Champion and Laurel Finalists, Announced!

This week, COTT announces TWO great events! September’s Clash Winner and the 2013 Laurel Finalists. We’ll start with the Clash. And the winner is…. The Pastor’s Wife Wears Biker Boots by Author Karla Akins ABOUT THE BOOK: Pastor’s wife, Kirstie Donovan, lives life in a fishbowl, so when she hops on the back of aContinue reading “September Clash Champion and Laurel Finalists, Announced!”

Autumn Brings More Great Pics at COTT

Happy autumn from your friends at  Clash of the Titles!  So, which is your favorite genre? Contemporary or historical?  YA or Women’s Fiction?  Please scroll, have a quick read, and vote on which you’d read first. We encourage you to share the contest on your social media sites. Spreading the word about an author’s latestContinue reading “Autumn Brings More Great Pics at COTT”

2014 Olympia, Coming Soon!

Authors, take note! In SIX WEEKS, Clash of the Titles opens its doors for submissions to the 2014 Olympia. The Olympia is COTT’s yearly contest for unpublished writers. The submissions are judged by their audience—readers well-versed in Christian fiction yet not associated with the CBA industry. Authors write for readers, so why not have readers be the judges? Finalists in the contestContinue reading “2014 Olympia, Coming Soon!”

COTT’s Laurel Award

Attention Authors! Submissions are now open for Clash of the Titles’ annual Laurel Award contest! What makes us different? In our contest, entries are read and scored not by industry gatekeepers but by READERS. Open to any genre of Christian fiction published in 2012, the Laurel has limited slots available and a submission window endingContinue reading “COTT’s Laurel Award”

2013 Laurel, Opening Soon!

Authors, take note!    In NINE DAYS, Clash of the Titles opens its doors for submissions to the Laurel. The Laurel is a contest available to any genre of Christian fiction published in 2012. The novels are judged by their audience—readers well-versed in Christian fiction yet not associated with the CBA industry.   Authors write forContinue reading “2013 Laurel, Opening Soon!”

Sensational September 2012 Releases

**Guest post by Michelle Massaro For most of us around the country, Fall is in the air. In Southern California we’re still seeing temps in the 90s, but hey–I say Autumn is a state of mind. And I’m ready for comfy sofas, hot cider, and a great new book to curl up with. Oh, andContinue reading “Sensational September 2012 Releases”