NY Literay Magazine has a new scam as follows: once you click the link in the following email, you have to pay $14.95 to enter a contest; and no entry for which you were apparently nominated shows up:
Merry Christmas and Congratulations!!!
You were nominated for the NY Literary Magazine "Best Story Award".
Click here to submit your entry:
Submission period ENDS on December 31st, 2017.
The NY Literary Magazine
PS: You can now add to your bio and credentials
that you are a 2017 Best Story Award Nominee.
"The prestige of such literary awards is immense for an author…awards drive up sales" - The NY Times
"Can do wonders for your writing career... one of the best ways to get your writing noticed!" - Writer's Digest
The link takes you to the following page:
The NYLM Best Story Award Contest
The NY Literary Magazine strives to honor, recognize, and bring to light the finest, original stories by outstanding writers.
We help authors distinguish their work with a seal of approval from a trusted source, and help readers discover brilliant stories.
Our prestigious Best Story Award is a limited entry contest with monthly award winners.
We only accept 200 entries per category each month.
NY Literary Magazine Best Story Award - Yearly Winner Trophy
The NY Literary Magazine Best Story Award Contest
"certainly gets writers noticed and can help pave the way to publication." - Julie Pickering, literary agent at Blake Friedman Agency.
NY Literary Magazine Best Story Award Winner - Seal on book example 3
NY Literary Magazine Best Story Award Winner - Seal on book example 2
NY Literary Magazine Best Story Award Winner - Seal on book example 1
What makes our contest special?
The NY Literary Magazine is a distinguished print and digital magazine.
Winning an award from our magazine gives you great credentials which will impress readers, agents, and publishers.
We have monthly winners in each category...