All Press Releases for January 27, 2009

Textnovel Editorial Board Selects "13 to Life: a Werewolf's Tale" as 1st Prize Winner

Textnovel's 2008 Writing Contest just ended and its Editorial Board has selected the winner -- "13 to Life" -- a werewolf novel by Saoirse Redgrave developed and published on a cell phone novel website in serial form with reader input using Textnovel's unique online writing and publishing system

    PARK CITY, UT, January 27, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ --, LLC today announced that its Editorial Board has chosen "13 to Life: A Werewolf's Tale" by Saoirse Redgrave as the 1st Prize Winner of its 2008 Textnovel Writing Contest. This Award carries a $1,000 cash prize.

Stan Soper, founder, commented, "We are very excited to announce the 1st prize winner for our 2008 contest. "13 to Life" is a great piece of fiction. I am particularly excited that Saoirse developed this story by taking advantage of the unique characteristics of Textnovel: publishing new chapters in serial form and getting reader input on the direction of the story as it unfolded. Partly because of this approach, the characters are well-developed and interesting, their voices are unique and compelling and the plot is exciting. We are very happy to have such a great 1st Prize Winner."

Saoirse Redgrave commented, "I am thrilled and honored to have my novel selected as the winner of the 2008 Textnovel Writing Contest. It was a lot of fun using Textnovel to write "13 to Life" and it took my writing in a totally different direction. I am now finalizing my novel with the expectation of finding a publisher, thanks to the help of Textnovel."

Ms. Redgrave has chosen Textnovel as her exclusive literary agent to represent her story to potential publishers. Interested parties can contact Textnovel at [email protected]. More information about Ms. Redgrave and her novel can be found on her blog at

About Textnovel

Textnovel is a social network for authors and readers of serial fiction and the first English language cell phone novel website, allowing members to write and read fiction with their cellphones or computers, using text messaging, email and online tools. Textnovel also offers literary agency services to aspiring novelists.

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