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Book Award Shows Can Be Your Friend

Be sure to get a list of Award Shows and submit your book. Having a sticker to put on your website and book will do wonders for being seen as an expert.

The obvious category to submit to is your fiction/non-fiction, and then the specific category of your book subject… but don’t forget about submitting for cover and interior design and formatting, editing, or one of the other “not-your-subject-category” that is offered by the show, take some time and look over what they offer.

This is also a good way to see about getting a review, maybe from one of the judges of your category. And remember, honorable mention is an award too.

Here is a short list of some you might want to check out…

Book Awards

Commonwealth Writers Book Award
City of Calgary W. O. Mitchell Award
Next Generation Indie Book Award
Hawaii Book of the Year Award
Nautilus Book Award
USA Book Award
IPPY Book Award
Ben Franklin Book Award Continue reading

News: Book Award


HOLLYWOOD, CA (January 26, 2011) _ The 2011 Hollywood Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual program celebrating books that deserve greater recognition from the film, television, game and multimedia communities. The sixth annual event will be held this July in Hollywood, CA.

The 2011 Hollywood Book Festival will consider published, self-published and independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, children’s books, teenage, how-to, audio/spoken word, ‘zines, comics, e-books, fan fiction, wild card (anything goes!), unpublished stories, screenplays, genre-based works and biographical/autobiographical works. This is a story-oriented competition and there is no date of publication restriction.

A panel of entertainment and publishing industry judges will determine Continue reading