Featuring the 2016 Clash of The Titles Laurel Award Winner #COTT #amreading

  2016 LAUREL AWARD WINNER! This year, At First Sight took home Clash of the Titles’s sixth annual 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 At First Sight to be the worthiest to receive the 2016 Laurel Award.Continue reading “Featuring the 2016 Clash of The Titles Laurel Award Winner #COTT #amreading”

The 2016 Laurel is here! #COTT #amreading

A NOTE TO PUBLISHED AUTHORS: If you had a novel release any time in 2015, you’re invited to submit to Clash of the Titles’ Laurel Award!! The Laurel is a contest available to any genre of Christian fiction published in 2015. The novels are judged by their audience—readers well-versed in Christian fiction yet not associatedContinue reading “The 2016 Laurel is here! #COTT #amreading”

COTT’s 2015 Laurel Award Winner #amreading

2015 LAUREL AWARD WINNER! On September 2, 2015, The Bound Heart took home Clash of the Titles’s fifth annual 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 The Bound Heart to be the worthiest to receive the  2015 Laurel Award. Clash of the Titles extendsContinue reading “COTT’s 2015 Laurel Award Winner #amreading”

Announcing the 2015 Laurel Award! #COTT #amreading

2015 LAUREL AWARD WINNER   Author Dawn Crandall’s novel The Bound Heart is the winner of Clash of the Titles’s fifth annual Laurel Award.   CONGRATULATIONS, DAWN!   Dawn will receive the following: a beautiful banner to display on her website; a year-long page on COTT dedicated to the winning book, The Bound Heart; a “HeartContinue reading “Announcing the 2015 Laurel Award! #COTT #amreading”

2015 Laurel Award Feature #amreading

On October 22, 2014, A Miracle of Hope won Clash of the Titles’ Laurel Award. During a six-week period, the novel’s first 3,500 words were read and judged by avid readers of Christian fiction who determined it to be the worthiest to receive the 2014 Laurel Award. Clash of the Titles extends a heartfelt congratulations toContinue reading “2015 Laurel Award Feature #amreading”

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!”

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”

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!”

Previous Laurel Champ, Karen Witemeyer, Releases Another Bestseller

Clash of the Titles’ Laurel Award is in full swing with submissions just having closed and judges itching to get started. It’ll be another three mail-biting months before the winner of the 2013 Laurel is announced. In the meantime, COTT continues to shine the light on its past winners, including Karen Witemeyer whose novel, “AContinue reading “Previous Laurel Champ, Karen Witemeyer, Releases Another Bestseller”

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”