Kathleen Reid's Sunrise in Florence wins First Place in the 2021 PenCraft Book Awards

We are pleased to announce that Kathleen Reid's Sunrise in Florence has been named a first place winner in the category Christian - Romance in the 2021 Pencraft Book Awards. Proving to be an example of literary excellence and demonstrating a notable popularity with readers, we would like to congratulate our fellow Koehler Books author on her achievement.

Local Publisher Sees Rewards for Published Books

The Fifth Annual PenCraft Book Awards honored a local publisher and awarded three of the books published there. Blue Handle Publishing was founded by Charles D'Amico in 2020. D'Amico won the Pencraft Award for Literary Excellence in suspense for his mystery thriller novel "Veritas." He also received second place honors in the mystery sleuth category for "Colloquium" has updated its page that displays its members who have won a PenCraft Book Award

We are pleased to announce that the "" has updated its page that displays its members who have won a PenCraft Book Award.

Announcement of the Top 3 Winning Authors of the 2021 PenCraft Book Awards

The 2021 PenCraft Book Awards for Literary Excellence recognize 74 notable literary works in numerous categories for this year's competition. Each year the PenCraft Book Awards organization honors the top three authors with cash prizes to recognize their achievements. Tricia O’Malley’s “One Way Ticket”, published by Lovewrite Publishing, was voted the best book of the year. Destined to Die Young by Sally Hoedel and published by Elvis Author won Best Nonfiction Book for 2021. The book voted Best Fiction of the Year 2021 was Furious: Sailing into Terror by Jeffrey James Higgins, published by Black Rose Writing.

'Book Title Generator' by Book Publicist Scott Lorenz Wins 'PenCraft Award' in Business Category

Plymouth, MI - With 47 Five-Star Reviews, book marketing specialist Scott Lorenz's book, Book Title Generator: A Proven System in Naming Your Book, has added another plaudit as the Runner-up Winner of the 2020 PenCraft Award in the Non-Fiction Business/Finance category. The PenCraft Awards' Competition is an annual event with the purpose of helping foster the promotion of new authors and books to the reading public. A fascinating aspect is that some of the general advice and tech tips can be applied to other businesses seeking an extra edge in marketing their services or products.

29 Top Book Awards for Authors in 2021

"Do book awards matter?" YES!! As a book publicist, I can assure you they absolutely do matter! One client won several awards and was contacted by two movie producers about her Young Adult Sci-Fi Fantasy Fiction novel. Another one of my clients won the prestigious Los Angeles Book Festival award. That then led to a flurry of media interest, which subsequently led to a major New York agent deciding to represent the book and pitch it to all the major publishing houses. This author, needless to say, was happy he decided to enter.

"Romance Me" Novel Writing Contest Winners Announced

Judges from Top Romance Imprints Select Winners of Romance Writing Contest for Prizes, Promotion on Romance Junkies

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