Previous Finalists





Prizes

Everybody who selects to pay the £69 entry fee gets:

  • 1. Feedback from the judging. See our examples of the feedback, Example 1, Example 2, Example 3.
  • 2. An honest Amazon and Goodreads review based on the readers' comments. We will check with the author/publisher first to check they want the review.
  • 3. A catchy quote for the back of their next book or reprint

Plus, the finalists and winners will get:

  • 1. Their book listed on this website with a link to a selling page e.g. Amazon.
  • 2. A certificate (it's super-cool!).
  • 3. They will be included in a Press Release going out to every literary magazine we can think of.
  • 4. The finalists will be promoted on www.goodreads.com ($500 budget)
  • 5. A logo to put on the cover of their next book or reprint.
  • 6. The adult category winners will be promoted on Goodreads.
  • 7. Self published books which get through to the finals will be passed on to a select list of publishers (see Supporters). Fingers crossed, they might wish to publish the book or be interested in the author's next book.
  • 8. All publishers/authors whose books get through to the finals will be entitled to a 50% discount off website design fees from webreger.com to help promote their books through their own online website. Example book Website 1, Example book Website 2
  • 9. The Gold, Silver and Bronze children category winners will be listed in the Blind Children UK catalogue.
  • 10. The GOLD, SILVER and BRONZE WINNERS in every category will be promoted on The Fussy Librarian. www.thefussylibrarian.com
  • 11. The GOLD, SILVER and BRONZE WINNERS will be sent an exclusive Wishing Shelf Awards' winners medal.

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Prolific authors may enter lots of books, if they so wish.

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DIARY OF A SNOOPY CAT
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R F KRISTI
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THE LOVE THAT DARE NOT SPEAK
ITS NAME - exhaustive approach
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OutRAGEous
A funny fictional tale
of a charismatic character
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London for Immigrant Suckers
The decline and breakup
of Yugoslavia
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Dust: Before and After
A new kind of
superhero is born.
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Sons of the Sphinx
If they fail, she could die
over 3300 years from home.
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THE SILENT PARTNER
AND OTHER STORIES OF TRUTH
"An absolute must-read"
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