2009 DIY Book Festival Call For Entries

Received in my email today, and sharing for your consideration:  (note: DIY means ‘do-it-yourself’ books).

The 2009 DIY Book Festival has issued a call for entries for its eighth annual program celebrating the success of independent authors and publishers.

The DIY Book Festival will consider self-published or independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children’s books, teenage, how-to, cookbooks, science fiction, audio/spoken word, photography, art, comics, ‘zines, fan fiction, poetry and e-books published on or after Jan. 1, 2006. All entries must be in English and have been self-published or issued by an independent publishing house.

Please note that print-on-demand (POD) authors with iUniverse, PublishAmerica, Infinity Publishing and other outlets are eligible for the competition.

Grand prize is $1500 cash and a flight to the awards ceremony in L.A.
There are loads of categories, and full guidelines and rules at this link:

www.diyconvention.com

Deadline submissions in each category must be postmarked by the close of business on November 25, 2009.

Entry fees range from $10-$50 (see entry form drop-down menu for specific category prices).

There will be many winners across genres and categories. Good Luck !

Helen

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