It’s Time to Claim Your Book Award by Judith Briles

It’s Time to Claim Your Book Fame … Awards Are in Your Reach!

Dear Authors … it’s pat on the back time. Many of the book award deadlines have passed … or are about to. One of the ones that I recommend that you participate in the International Book Awards sponsored by the American Book Fest. There are over 80 categories to select from—surely one (or two) are the right fit for your book.

This year’s 2020 International Book Awards hits its deadline on May 31, 2020. The results will be announced in early July 2020. Thousands compete (including authors from major publishers) … I’m tickled to say that many of my clients, as well as members of the AuthorYOU community, have won multiple awards over the past ten years.

Here’s all the info you need to do to enter …

The 11th Annual International Book Awards (IBA 2020) are specifically designed to be a promotional vehicle for authors and publishers to launch their careers, open global markets and compete with talented authors and publishers throughout the world.

  • Enter Your 2018-2020 Titles!
  • Major Publicity and Marketing Campaign announce results in July!
  • $69 per title/per category
  • No Mailing Required! E-mail Submission Now Available.

Covid-19 Update: The safety of participating publishers and authors are our number one priority. For the month of May, you can e-mail us your e-book/PDF to complete your submission. You do not have to mail in a submission package. Full instructions at the link below.

Enter Today and Get Your Book the Attention It Deserves!

Here’s what other past winners have shared:

“During the past four days, my website has experienced a fourfold increase in traffic. I can think of no particular marketing efforts resulting in this significant jump other than the International Finalist Award.”-Phil Thurman, Finalist

“Marketing for my novel, Simon Says, will be greatly enhanced as a winner.” -William Poe, Winner

“It is evident that your award enterprise embraces the hard work and achievements of worldwide authors and publishing companies and are fully committed to propelling them to aim high and succeed with excellence.” -Michele Wright, Ph.D., Winner, Atria/Simon & Schuster

“In these changing times for the entire publishing industry, I think these awards really can help consumers understand higher-quality publications available in the marketplace.”

And my disclaimer: I’ve entered When God Says NO: Revealing the YES When Adversity and Loss Are Present in a few categories, including for cover design (thank you, Rebecca Finkel). I’m proud to say that many of my titles have been both Gold winners and Finalists over the years. You will be, too.

Good luck to all of YOU! And, let me know if you are a Finalist or a Gold Winner so I can shout it out.


Dr. Judith Briles is a book publishing expert and author of 37 multi-award books. Judith has earned over 40 national book awards for her titles. She’s guided over 1,000 authors in creating their books, earned in excess of $3,000,000 in speaking fees based on her books and gathered over $2,000,000 in onsite book sales at her speaking gigs. Her book, How to Create a $1,000,000 Speech flips a difficult topic into a simple and easily comprehensible plan. If you want to get into speaking, this is the guide that will be the game-changer to success. And, if you want to know more about Judith’s life, her book of “hope” is When God Says NO-Revealing the YES When Adversity and Loss Are Present. You can get it HERE

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