2016 ISP Book Awards

Second Annual ISP Book Awards

Calling all authors and writers! Entries are now being accepted for the 2016 ISP Book Publishing Awards. The 2016 ISP Book Publishing Awards provide an exciting opportunity to have your book considered for prizes, awards, and exposure. This is a straightforward and rewarding book awards program open to all authors and writers who have a book not yet published. All works must be written in English. Entries are open from August 1st 2016 to November 1st 2016.

The top three novels will receive the following awards.

1st Place Publishing Prize: 1 Winner

**Over A $1,000 Dollar Value**

  • $100 in Cash
  • A 3 year publishing contract with Ink Smith Publishing
  • 10 Free Print Copies
  • Your book will be available in both Print and eBook format
  • Professional edit
  • Professional full wrap book Cover
  • A full marketing campaign and book tour
  • Our Publishing Award to display on your blog and social media websites

2nd Place Prize: 1 Winner

** Over a $250 Dollar Value**

  • A book tote
  • Journal
  • Feather pen
  • Professional critique on your submission
  • The second place award to display online

3rd Place Prize: 1 Winner

** Over a $100 Dollar Value**

  • Professional critique on your submission
  • The third place award to display online

What do I need to do to enter the 2016 ISP Book Publishing Awards?

  • Select the category or categories you wish to enter
  • Complete the entry form
  • Arrange payment of entry fee
  • Submit completed entry form, entry fees and books no later than November 1st 2016.

Submission Requirements

  • All content MUST be yours
  • No previously self-published works
  • Fantasy, Science Fiction or Horror must be the main genre of the book
  • Your book must be complete and polished.
  • You MUST use the form below. DO NOT submit to our email. Any submissions to our submissions email address will not be read.
  • Location: You must be located in the U.S. or Canada.

Winners will be announced on Ink-Smith.com’s homepage on December 1st.

Fantasy Fiction: Sub Genres

  • Alternate History (Fantasy)
  • Comic Fantasy
  • Contemporary Fantasy
  • Dark Fantasy
  • Fairytale Fantasy
  • Fantasy of Manners
  • Heroic Fantasy
  • High Fantasy
  • Historical Fantasy
  • Juvenile Fantasy
  • Low Fantasy
  • Magical Realism
  • Mythic Fiction (Fantasy)
  • Superhero Fantasy
  • Sword and Sorcery
  • Urban Fantasy
  • Young Adult Fantasy

Science Fiction: Sub Genres

  • Alternate History (SF)
  • Alternate/Parallel Universe
  • Apocalyptic/Post-Apocalyptic
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Colonization
  • Dying Earth
  • Dystopia
  • Galactic Empire
  • Immortality
  • Light/Humorous SF
  • Mind Uploading
  • Mythic Fiction (SF)
  • Robots/Androids
  • Science-Fantasy
  • Space Exploration
  • Terraforming
  • Time Travel
  • Utopia
  • Virtual Reality

Horror: Sub Genres

  • Demons
  • Fairytale Horror
  • Ghosts
  • Gothic
  • Humorous Horror
  • Lovecraftian/Cthulhu Mythos
  • Man-Made Horrors
  • Monsters
  • Mythic Fiction (Horror)
  • Occult
  • Post-Apocalyptic Horror
  • Psychic Abilities
  • Psychological
  • Splatterpunk
  • Vampires
  • Werewolves
  • Witches
  • Zombies

Submission Form