Getting a book published?

I am writing a book, and it is completed except for editing. It is about 105 pages. I want to see if i could have any chance to get it published considering that i am young, and also if anyone would read it. I was looking up writing contest and there is one where if selected they will give you 1,000 dollars and a book contract. Or do i want to do something else, to get it published. What should i do? Thanks for absolutewrite, i joined it. Thanks for absolutewrite, i joined it. Thanks.

Asked By: smsgirls08 - 9/16/2009
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FIRST -- age does not matter in publishing. Your parents have to sign legal documents for you is all... More
Answered By: M M - 9/16/2009
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Sim sim salabim!
Answered By: Mario - 9/16/2009
You could always try and self-publish a quantity of copies at your own expense. There are sites online that let you do that and have people buy them from the site. Check if a local coffee shop or book store would be willing to put a few out for sell. Good Luck. I've listed a good site below.
Answered By: Helper - 9/16/2009
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Answered By: yipyap - 9/16/2009
105 pages, so it is a short story. I would make sure you have a good message and really get it across. Also I hope you were able to develop characters in that short of time and still solve the major conflict.
Answered By: John B - 9/16/2009
I would like to read it. I can then give you my honest opinion. I love to read and would like the opportunity to read a new book before anyone else!
Answered By: Angela - 9/16/2009
You will want to put together a book proposal, or have someone help you do that. You can Google it and find some examples. There is also a good book called "The Writer's Market" that you can buy which lists tons of publishing companies and their submission guidelines. You normally don't have to send them the entire... More
Answered By: Miss Know a Little - 9/16/2009
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