Sunday, 26 March 2017

Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Awards, Deadline 3 April

For those of my followers who have a self-published book, here are the details of the Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Awards where you can win $8k and a trip to America, plus the latest newsletter:

Win $8,000 and a trip to the Writer's Digest Conference. Enter by April 3.


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Win $8,000 and a trip to the Writer's Digest Conference. Enter by April 3.

Your self-published book could be celebrated by Writer's Digest

Writer's Digest 25th Annual Self-Published Book Awards

Deadline: April 3, 2017

The decision to self-publish your book is a bold move. It can take an unfathomable amount of time, research and money—maybe even a few sleepless nights. If you've self-published your book, you deserve recognition. You deserve to be rewarded for your dedication.

Writer's Digest's Self-Published Book Awards has been recognizing self-published excellence for more than 25 years, and this time around, your book could win big.

Here's what you could win
  • $8,000 in cash
  • A feature article about you and your book for the March/April 2018 issue of Writer's Digest
  • A press release from Writer's Digest, to be sent, along with a copy of your book, to 10 different major publishing review houses
  • A paid trip to the ever-popular Writer's Digest Conference!
  • AND more!
Experience the prestige you deserve. Watch your career soar to new heights. It could happen, with the help of Writer's Digest's Self-Published Book Awards.
Writer's Digest 25th Annual Self-Published Book Awards
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Brian A. Klems is the senior online editor of Writer's Digest and author of the popular gift book Oh Boy, You're Having a Girl: A Dad's Survival Guide to Raising Daughters.





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