We are proud to announce the semi-finalists for the first annual Soon to Be Famous Illinois Manuscript Contest. Read the full post here. Congratulations to all these authors. Their manuscripts enter our second round of judging to narrow these choices down to three finalists who will then go on to compete for the final top prize. The contest winner will be announced mid-April 2019 and will receive a professional edit, cover art, and be entered into Round two of the 2020 Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author Project.