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Contest Closed

Win a Free Queen's Gold
Beta Read

On behalf of the queen, Loyal Lyre invites all bards across the land to register for a Grand Prize of their unpublished work for her assessment.

Those not chosen for the Grand Prize can also win runner-up prizes :

One 1st runner-up - A Duke's Silver Beta Read

Two 2nd runner-ups -  An Amazon, Goodreads and Loyal Lyre review of your already published book (any genre)

Three 3rd runner-ups - £5 Amazon e-gift card

All entrants - A free Kindle copy of any Loyal Lyre book (all entrants will be sent a link to download) 

Bards should register below before invites are closed.

Visit the Beta Reading Page for more information of what beta reads include.

Winners will be announced sometime after 26th March 2023!


Prize Winners Terms

If you're lucky enough to win a prize, the terms follow:

All prize winners (not all entrants) will need to:

  • Provide a full name when contacted by Loyal Lyre (can be a pseudonym, but very silly names will not be accepted and prize may be forfeited)  

  • Be happy for this name to be announced publicly with runners up to the mailing list

  • Submit their OWN work. All standard beta read Terms still apply.

Winner of The Queen's Gold Beta Read

Manuscripts should be:

  • Complete - having at least one full edit since completion

  • No longer than 100k words

  • Written in English

  • Sent in Word format

Winner of The Duke's Silver Beta Read

Manuscripts should be:

  • Complete - ready for publishing (final proofread not necessary)

  • No longer than 100k words

  • Written in English

  • Sent in a format readable on a Kindle


Winner of the Free Reviews
  • Reviews will be of already published books (no matter when published)

  • Books will bought on Amazon UK and must be under £5.


Winner of the Amazon e-gift cards
  • Vouchers will be issued for the preferred Amazon store where possible

  • E-vouchers will be the current rounded equivalent of £5 sterling 

All entrants will be contacted  with their choice free book and given a link for download .

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