The Independent Book Blogger Awards highlight the amazing talent in book blogging today. They want to hear from all types of blogs, big and small. The only key qualification is that you write passionately about books! (For more details on criteria for entry, rules and background on the judging process, please see the Contest Terms).
Enter your blog in one of four categories: Adult Fiction, Adult Nonfiction, Young Adult and Children’s, or Publishing Industry. When voting closes, the top 15 blogs in each category will become finalists. Winners will be selected from among the finalists by a panel of industry judges. Each of the four category winners will receive a pass to Book Expo America (June 5-7, 2012) with airfare and hotel accommodation in New York City.
Key dates to keep in mind:
- Monday, April 9 (at 11:59 pm ET) – Deadline for entries
- Tuesday, April 10 (12:01am ET) – Monday, April 23 (11:59 pm ET) – Voting (must be a member of Goodreads to vote)
The awards are organized by the Association of American Publishers Trade Division members and Goodreads. You can enter here.
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Indies Unlimited is pleased to provide this contest information for the convenience of our readers. We do not, however, endorse this or any contest/competition. Entrants should always research a competition prior to entering.
I’m shifting gears a bit today. This has been bugging me for awhile. You see, I’m a #1 Bestselling Author on Amazon. Who am I? Nobody really—but that’s the point. Less than a year ago, nobody knew who I was, who Van Stone is or had never heard of The Card. Actually, to be honest, I had not heard of The Card yet either, because I hadn’t come up with the title yet.
How can that happen, you ask? Simple. The world of eBooks has allowed thousands of writers publish their material and either sink or swim in the big world of bookselling. Believe it or not—that may all be about to change. Continue reading “Department of Justice v. How we make a living”
We here at Indies Unlimited are beginning a national and regional media blitz. It is all part of Evil Mastermind Hise’s plan for world domination. You may see the following press release floating around the internetosphere. Then again, you may not. Either way, you heard it here first. Or, I guess, you read it here first. Our fearless leader Mr. Hise would have posted this message himself, but he was too busy gleefully rubbing his hands together whilst emitting an evil laugh. Oops, now he’s choking. I need to get him a glass of water.
STEPHEN HISE LAUNCHES INDIES UNLIMITED
New Web Site Will Be A Resource for Indie Authors and Readers
Phoenix, AZ – 05 Jan 2012 – Indie Author Stephen Hise has launched a new website called Indies Unlimited. The goal of the site is to celebrate, educate, and promote independent authors. Content includes interviews, articles, links, video book trailers, contests, reviews, industry news, tutorials and recommendations.
“We are at the beginning of a technological revolution in how books are written, published, marketed, purchased, and read,” Hise explains. “I started Indies Unlimited to showcase the amazing amount of talent in the indie author community. I hope to connect authors with each other and with readers as well.” Continue reading “Indies Unlimited Press Release”