What Exactly Goes into Judging a Literary Awards Competition?

Sheri HoyteManaging Editor I’ve talked about this before, and with our 2019-2020 Reader Views Reviewers Choice Literary Awards in full swing, I thought it might be fitting to review the guidelines we follow when scoring titles. So what do judges…

Are Literary Awards and Book Reviews Relevant to Sales?

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor We all know that many readers check the reviews before deciding on a book, so no wonder most authors rush out to get book review requests even before the launch of their new title. We also know,…

News Release! 2019-2020 Literary Awards Open for Submissions!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE READER VIEWS 15TH ANNUAL REVIEWER’S CHOICE LITERARY AWARDS OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS Now in its’ 15th year, the Reader Views Literary Awards help level the playing field for self-published authors, allowing readers to recognize many of the most…