Prizes & Benefits

 

Each submission includes an INDIE DISCOVERIES marketing package, valued at up to $700, which begins within 72 hours from the date of entry. This package includes a full-color image of your book cover on the INDIE DISCOVERIES page at TopShelfMagazine.net, along with a book detail page, and monthly mentions across our growing social media network with an overall reach of over 2,000,000 until the end of the contest year––up to one full year, depending on the time of entry.

The Grand Prize winner will win a cash prize of $1,000 USD!

The Grand Prize winner will have their face and book featured on the cover of the next holiday issue of TopShelf Magazine––just as authors are featured throughout the year.

The Grand Prize winner will also be interviewed for the holiday issue of TopShelf Magazine and a review will appear in that same issue.

The Grand Prize winner will have a full page ad custom designed by TopShelf and run in the holiday issue of TopShelf Magazine and in all subsequent issues for a full year.

Each 1st Place Winner from each of the 65 categories will have a book spotlight and book review featured within the holiday issue of TopShelf Magazine, and will continue to have book spotlights in all subsequent issues as well as online for one full year.

Each category will have up to 5 Finalists (based on the total number of entries in each category). All Finalists will be listed in the holiday issue of TopShelf Magazine under the category(ies) they are being awarded for. Finalists will also have their winning book(s) listed on the INDIE DISCOVERIES page at TopShelfMagazine.net for one full year.

Each award (or grouping of awards) has a associated value. Values are estimated and no award can ever be traded in for their estimated values in cash, credit, or any other form of payment.

✓ $15,000 - Estimated Value of the #1 Indie Book Award

✓ $3,000 - Estimated Value of each Category-Based Indie Book Award

✓ $1,000 - Estimated Value of each of the (up to) 325 Finalists

✓ $700 - Estimated Max Value of the INDIE DISCOVERIES package given to each entrant