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Judging criteria for 2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards

Judging criteria for 2014 Independent Publisher Book Awards

Many established book awards will not consider submissions from independent presses or self-published authors.  My guess is that traditional publishing is still viewed as a quality standard.  If the Big-5 publishes a book, there’s a virtual guarantee that it has been vetted, edited, and designed by professionals.  While there are many worthy self-published titles, there … Continue reading