You wrote a novel, now what?

Enter to Win a Book Publicity Consultation and Exposure on NetGalley 

Writing a book is just the beginning. The next stage is helping readers and influencers discover you and your book.

Novelists who participated in the 2013 NanoWriMo are eligible to win a one-hour book marketing consultation with Smith Publicity. Smith Publicity is the most experienced agency helping traditionally and self-published novelists promote their projects. An experienced book publicist will discuss your book, platform and specific ideas to create awareness for your book.

When your book is ready, Smith Publicity will also upload your book to NetGalley, a community of 100,000+ librarians, book reviewers, bloggers, educators, booksellers and media. These book related professionals can access your title for potential reviews and recommendations on Amazon and Goodreads.

To enter, explain in 500 words or less why your book deserves publicity exposure. Send your essay along with a short author bio, book title, synopsis and genre to by July 1, 2014.

If your book is published or you have the intentions of publishing your book or e-book this contest is for you!

 About Smith Publicity, Inc.

Since 1997, Smith Publicity has promoted thousands of projects from New York Times bestsellers to first-time, self-published authors. Smith Publicity is a proud sponsor of NanoWriMo.

97 Responses

  1. Hi, Can we join this if we completed the novel in the 2012 Nanowrimo? Thanks.
  2. This sounds like it will help many writers.
  3. Smith Publicity
    Hi Cindy! We would love to hear more about your book! Congrats on completing your novel.
  4. Karina
    Hi! I participated in the adult 2013 NaNoWriMo, but at the time, I was thirteen (fourteen now). Am I still eligible for this contest, despite my age? Thank you!
  5. Smith Publicity
    Hi Karina, Congrats on your novel! If you want to have your book published and want to eventually promote it by all means feel free to submit an entry!
  6. Smith Publicity
    We certainly hope so!
  7. Madio
    Do we need to have the book finished by the time the contest ends, or can it still be in the first draft/idea stage? Thanks in advance!
  8. Smith Publicity
    We are looking for books that are published or beginning the publishing stages for this contest! Thanks!
  10. When will the winner be posted?
  11. Smith Publicity
    We are working on choosing a winner now. The estimated date in the end of this month or beginning of next. Thanks for your patience.
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