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Get It Published Package

Below find details of the winners' publishing package for the SelfPubCon "Art of the Title Competition" 2023, kindly sponsored by Gatekeeper Press.Silver Sponsor: Gatekeeper Press

Here's how it works. Approved and vetted Partner Members of the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) provide a range of services provided for the winners to choose from. The prizes are offered across six of the seven processes of publishing--editorial, design, production, distribution, marketing and promotion.

Three runner-up prize-winners, and one grand prize-winner, choose the individual services that are most useful to them at this point of their self-publishing adventures.

  • Runners-up choose one service each
  • The grand prize-winner chooses one prize from all of the service categories offered: six prizes in all.

PLUS: Prizes from Gatekeeper Press

  • A $7000-value Premium Package for the overall competition winner providing Book Cover + Hardcover AND Paperback + eBook + Premium Perks
  • A $5000-value Premium Package for the first runner-up winner providing Book Cover + Hardcover OR Paperback + eBook + Premium Perks
  • A $1500 Illustrated Cover Design service for the second runner-up winner.

PLUS: Three ALLi Guidebooks

The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLI) produces an extensive range of self-publishing guidebooks, both comprehensive guides to the seven processes of publishing and short guides on single topics like winning more reviews.

All winners receive their choice of three titles in digital format: EPUB or PDF.

Find out more about the Art of the Title competition here

PUBLISHING PACKAGE: Get it Written, Get It Published, Get it Read

  • One grand prize winner receives a full production and promotion package, by choosing a prize from each of the service categories offered below.
  • Three runners-up receive one, single service (from any category).

✍️ Publishing Process 1 Prizes: Editorial

  • AJ Editorial Services are offering a free developmental edit report on the lucky winner's first 10,000 words.
  • Bookhound are excited to offer a free manuscript evaluation to the lucky winner. This service is suitable for fiction writers only, particularly the romance, speculative, historical, and suspense genres.
  • Eva Dietrich would like to offer a two-round developmental edit for the winners.
  • Fresh As a Daisy Editing would like to offer either a free copy edit (up to 80,000 words) or a free Manuscript Analysis and Assessment--winner's choice.
  • Just Right Editing is offering a free manuscript review for up to 20,000 words, to cover writing technique, characterisation, plot, pace, strength of the opening page, and more.
  • Red Leaf Words would like to offer a choice of two prizes. Choose between a 20% discount on Developmental or Line edit services  OR $75 off a First 100 Pages edit ($500 value)

🎨 Publishing Process 2 Prizes: Design

  • 5MediaDesign, are excited to offer Book Cover Design (Kindle, ACX, Paperback, Hardcover, Dust Jacket + 3D mockups) and Interior formatting for Print and Kindle (Print upload ready PDF and Kindle reflowable ePub)
  • HappyDesigner would like to offer an illustrated children's book cover design (front, back & spine).
  • Jessica Bell is offering a custom eBook and paperback cover design.
  • Spoonbridge Press are offering free, custom back cover copy for the lucky winner.
  • Writerwerx University are offering a 20% discount off any single book service across a range of services including design, editing, marketing etc.

📖 Publishing Process 3 Prize: Production 

  • #SelfPubCon23 Silver Sponsor, 1106 Design are offering interior production services for a fiction or non-fiction print book up to 70K words. (Custom interior design, professional typesetting, proofreading, and up to three hours of revision time).
  • AuthorHelp are offering Standard Formatting (both eBook and print) for
    a book of up to 125,000 words (£260 value).

📚 Publishing Process 4 Prize: Distribution

  • From PublishDrive -- 50% off the first two months' subscription fee from any plan.

📈 Publishing Process 5 Prizes: Marketing

  • and Formatting Experts are offering custom landing page design for your reader magnet signup form (integrated with your ESP), with three years of fully managed hosting. You will also receive access to two services connected to your own domain: a Universal Book Link and a URL shortener.
  • Book Award Pro are offering 1 month of their Plus service ($69 value). Which reviews and awards are the best for your book? Know precisely where to focus your time and budget. The Plus Plan uses AI technology to show exactly which review and award are best for your book every month.
  • Isobel Kent is offering free access (worth £450) to her Taking Your Book To School® course for children's authors.

📣 Publishing Process 6 Prizes: Promotion

  • Debbie Emmitt is offering a free hardcover copy of her book Improve Your Author Website – a comprehensive guide. 
  • would like to offer a Dedicated Email Blast ($75 value).
  • Wishing Shelf Book Awards are offering free entry (with feedback from the judging) to the awards, plus a free editorial review.
  • Zamiz Press Publishing would like to offer a one-page author website and a copy of the book, “Your Author Website: Why You Need One and What it Should Look Like” by Marie White in print for a US author or eBook for an international winner.
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