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Saturday, January 22, 2011

Announcing the Grace Awards! Nominate a book, volunteer to judge, etc.

We need you!  (Our goal is to be inclusive and not exclusive when it comes to entries.)

Announcing the launching of the Grace Awards for the Best of 2010 in Christian/Inspirational fiction, where readers pick the finalists in all categories. This contest is open to Ebook published works, small press, as well as traditional publishers of Christian, inspirational, redemptive themed, Messianic, Christian world view inspired, marriage and family friendly novels.

Check out the website for more information: Grace Awards site link

Oh, and if you want to nominate any of my 2010 books, I'll remind you of the titles. But remember, you must have read the book and say why you loved it to nominate one of them. Don't worry, the site has instructions for readers so you will have a guide to follow when writing your brief nomination. Thank you!

 In Plain SightNever Without Hope
Tombstone Treasures Book One: First ImpressionsTombstone Treasures Book Two: First Love

Here is the schedule for judging applications to be submitted and for entering the contest...

January 21th - Mar 15th: Judge applications accepted
January 21st - Mar 15th: Nomination of novels accepted
January 21st - Mar 30th: The Board reviews all nominations and selects finalists
Mar 30th - Apr 30th: Judges read the three final books in their category and vote
May 5th: The Board announces winners in all categories

Prospective judges may apply by email to: Please submit a brief synopsis or resume of your writing/publishing/editing career or credits. Email us and tell us what you're doing in the faith-based literary field. It will be your responsibility to obtain the three finalist books in your category. The Board can assist you by asking all finaling authors/publishing houses to send a free copy of their book or ebook to our judges. However, by agreeing to judge, it is ultimately your responsibility to get and read the books by the voting dead line.  

·         Women's Fiction
·         Contemporary Romance/Historical Romance
·         Suspense/Thriller/Mystery/Romantic Suspense/ Detective Series 
·         Speculative (SciFi/fantasy/horror, etc.)
·         Action Adventure/Western/Historic Epic Fiction
·         Young Adult

1 comment:

Naomi Musch said...

A terrific contest for which the time has come!

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