CONTESTS: Awards Set Your Book Apart But Ya Gotta Enter Contests to Get Them By Carolyn Howard-Johnson Excerpted from the new edition of the Frugal Book Promoter I pity the poor reader these days. Reviews can’t be relied on for unbiased opinions, so a reader may have trouble telling which book is most likely to set her heart a’ beating. As she shops, she often turns to the blurbs or endorsements on the back of the book. She may read a few of the first pages. But a book that has won a contest for book awards from organizations like Jeff Keene’s USA Book News award ( Read More