Dear Self-Published/Independently Published Author:
I’m pleased to let you know that the Third Annual Shelf Unbound Writing Competition for Best Independently Published Book, sponsored by Bowker, is now also sponsored by Blurb, who is generously offering new prizes (see below). Details and rules are here: shelfmediagroup.com/pages/competition.html.
The winner, finalists, and more than 100 notable books from the competition will be featured in the December/January 2015 issue of Shelf Unbound magazine. The overall winner will receive a year’s worth of full-page ads in Shelf Unbound (rate card value $6,000).
The overall winner will receive $1,000 of Blurb credit toward print copies of their book and book promotion through Blurb marketing campaign. The five finalists will each receive $100 of Blurb credit plus book promotion through Blurb marketing campaign. (See rules for restrictions.)
I hope you will consider entering. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks.
Margaret Brown Publisher Shelf Media Group National Book Critics Circle Lifetime Member email@example.com