VOICELESS-SPENCER’S STORY, A mother’s journey raising a son with significant needs by Angela Dee Smith, a Parker resident has been nominated for a 2018 Author Academy Award, an honor bestowed for literary merit and publishing excellence in the writing industry.
Angela Dee’s book is up for an award in the memoir category, which tells the story of her son Spencer, who at six years old was struck with an illness that forever changed the life of he and his family. Angela Dee takes you on a journey of love, loss, heartbreak, and triumph. Seen through the eyes and through the words only a mother would know. A must read for a family with a special needs child!
“Hundreds of books from authors throughout the world are up for an Author Academy Award,” said Kary Oberbrunner founder of Author Academy Elite and Author Academy Awards. “Our goal is to help further connect this global community of Authors, maintain excellence and integrity of the book publishing industry, and raise awareness that the stories being told and the authors who write them are worth our attention.”
Authors of all kinds—indie (self-published), traditional, or collaborative published are being considered for the award in one of the sixteen categories. Entries are being reviewed and evaluated on popular vote, social contribution, and overall presentation (cover, content, flow, and originality) by the Academy’s voting membership comprised of best-selling authors, literary agents and industry leaders.
If interested in supporting Angela Dee and participating in the popular vote portion of the award evaluation, go to http://authoracademyawards.com and scroll to the “Ready to Vote” section. Once there, click through to the Memoir category then find VOICELESS-SPENCER’S STORY, A mother’s journey…click on the title. Voting ends July 31st.
The top ten finalists in each category will be invited to present their book synopsis at the Author Academy Awards Red Carpet Session on Friday, October 26, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Winners will be announced later that evening where they will be invited to give an acceptance speech. Winners will also receive:
*The Academy Boon of Merit Award
*Press release and media story presented to their Hometown press by a professional PR firm
*Their name and book hi-lighted on the Read to Lead podcast (over 2 million downloads)
*A private group coaching session for all First Prize Winners with a YouTube consultant on how to leverage your book with video.
*Traditional Media and Social Media press including features on select podcasts, shows, vlogs, blogs, and articles.
*Lifetime access to 30 Days to a Bigger Stage Experience, an online program helping authors get publicity for their book
*The opportunity to present their book synopsis at Igniting Souls Conference main stage on the days following the Author Academy Awards, in front of a global audience
To Contact Angela Dee:
FB: Voiceless-Spencer’s Story
Voiceless is available @ http://amzn.to/2gpcoZP