COTT brings you “Entrusted” by Julie Arduini, plus Olympia Winner!

Before we bring you our featured novel, Clash of the Titles wishes to congratulate Kelly Goshorn manuscript “A Love Restored” for taking home the crown during our Olympia Awards. Congrats, Kelly! The Olympia is COTT’s annual contest for pre-published authors. To learn more about the Olympia and Kelly Goshorn, please visit us at Clash ofContinue reading “COTT brings you “Entrusted” by Julie Arduini, plus Olympia Winner!”

COTT Announces Winner of 2015 Olympia!

by Michelle Massaro Good morning, lovers of the written word! We have some big news to share today: The Olympia has a winner! Please give a virtual hand to Kelly Goshorn!!   Bio Kelly Goshorn is an aspiring novelist currently masquerading as a virtual assistant and a Target cashier who believes everybody needs a little moreContinue reading “COTT Announces Winner of 2015 Olympia!”

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”

COTT’s Olympia WINNER #ClashoftheTitles #Fiction

  We’ve all been waiting. It’s been six months since submissions opened for the Olympia. A panel of readers narrowed down the top three entries and then a distinguished *industry professionals assessed and scored those excerpts to bring us to this moment. The time has come and I am so very excited to announce toContinue reading “COTT’s Olympia WINNER #ClashoftheTitles #Fiction”

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 The Olympia is COTT’s yearly contest for unpublished writers.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!”

Olympia Finalists Announced

Today brings Clash of the Titles to the end of Round Two of our first annual Olympia Award. The Olympia is a literary contest dedicated to Christian fiction and offered only to unpublished writers. In Round Two, the first 3,000 words of entrants’ manuscripts were read and scored by non-industry readers. A hearty THANK YOUContinue reading “Olympia Finalists Announced”

Clash of the Titles Announces Judges

Clash of the Titles is proud to announce the round three judges for the Olympia Contest! DEBORAH RANEY, award-winning author of over 30 books AMANDA LUEDEKE, literary Agent of Macgregor Literary STEVE HUTSON, literary Agent of WordWise Media Three privileged Olympia finalists will have their work read by the above judges. The winner will receive recognitionContinue reading “Clash of the Titles Announces Judges”