The BookLife Prize for Fiction celebrates the best in indie publishing. Yes, the cash prize for the grand finalist is a nice draw, but there’s really nothing that beats having your work pass before the eyes of a respected editor or best-selling author—one of the perks of making the finals.
Today, MIRO progresses to the quarter-finals, vying with 13 fantastic stories in the General Fiction category. Check them out at BookLife, and take a moment to appreciate the labours of t
Entering into competition is one of the rites of passage of every debut author. For my novel, MIRO, the BookLife Prize For Fiction (an offshoot of Publishers Weekly) was the second trial by fire following a review by a distinguished reader. Either I could squirrel myself away and make believe that I had no interest in comparisons, or I could allow my labour of nine long years to be judged among my indie peers. To say I breathed a sigh of relief over the initial critique is an