Thursday, January 04, 2007

The Author Readers' Choice Awards

The Author Readers' Choice Awards

Prizes include valuable promotional exposure on Author for all entries, certificates for all finalists, engraved awards for the first place winner in each category and a special one year membership to Author - A $495 Value - to the book chosen as Book of the Year!!

Judging: All judging will be done by readers, not writers, giving, what we feel is, a truer measure of the appeal of your book.

Eligibility: Works of fiction with a first copyright date or first North American printing date of January 1st, 2006 through December 31st, 2006, this includes
traditionally published titles, e-books (must be printed out and bound), self-published titles and small press titles.

- Action/Adventure
- Children's Fiction
- Contemporary
- Erotica
- Fantasy
- Historical
- Horror
- Inspirational
- Mystery
- Paranormal
- Romance -
- Science Fiction
- Suspense
- Women's Fiction
- Young Adult

Submissions: Five autographed copies of your book - three copies will be given to the judges to keep, one copy will be used in the final round of judging and the fifth book will be given away as a prize to our readers during a special on-line event (so even books that don't final will still be given valuable promotion on Author

Entry Fee: $20 for Author Island members and $30 for all non-members.

Deadline: All books and entry fees must be postmarked
on or before February 15th, 2007 and be in the Author offices by March 1st, 2007.

Notification: Finalists will be notified on or about May 1st, 2007 and the winners will be announced during a special week-long online event on Author in July 2007.

For more information visit our website.

For Entry Form, Guidelines and Score Sheet, please contact DeNita at

Permission To Forward Granted And Encouraged

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