**Children Category 0-12 years **Teens Category 13-19 years **Young Adult Category 20-35 years
This award is for fiction and nonfiction material for audience ages 0-12 years to include children's picture and story books and non-fictional material for children.
This award is for nonfiction and fiction material for audience ages 13-19 to include YA-based works of nonfiction and YA-based works of fiction.
This award is for nonfiction and fiction material for audience ages 20-35 to include Youth based works of nonfiction and Youth based works of fiction.
**Marriage/Relationships Category **Parenting Category
**Men Category **Women Category
**Business/Finance Category **Marketplace Ministries Category
**Evangelism/Apologetics Category **Biblical Studies Category **Missions/Global
**Church/Pastoral Leadership Category **Theology/Ethics Category
**Christian Living Category **Discipleship Category **Spiritual Formation Category
This award is for nonfiction material that facilitates or models what it means to live as a Christian in all areas of life.
**Culture and the Arts Category **Poetry Category **Christian Fiction Category
This award is for text that uses rhythm and rhyme to evoke emotion and meaning and employs literary devices to maximize the impact of their words, applying emphasis and a satisfying quality to the poem as a whole.
**History Category **Biography/Memoir Category
This award is for nonfiction material presented as a biography, autobiography or memoir (narrative composed from personal experience).
**Leadership Category **Politics Category **Public Life Category
Books by the Authors in the planning team are not eligible for awards and prizes.
Here's a spotlight on the authors of the week.
ACABA through CLC Kenya Authors Collaboration seeks to provide writers and authors with the tools and resources needed to propel their book projects to international publishing standards.
A website gives potential readers or clients a way to find your book or services. You might have a Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn presence, but your website provides the authority you need. It’s your “home base” and ultimate marketing tool even if you don’t like marketing.
Without an editor, you won’t necessarily see those things are there, or you won’t think they need fixing. The editor is there to bring out the best in your work. Writers can’t help but fall in love with their own writing. … An editor will point out areas of text that could be rewritten to improve flow and cohesion.
Libraries, bookstores, online retailers, distributors, and wholesalers depend on this unique identifier to track purchases and sales, and it will be necessary to apply for an ISBN if you intend to sell to them.
It makes easier for authors to make money selling their books, by preventing bookstores and other sellers from buying one copy of a book, making copies of the book, and then selling the copies to their customers.
E-flyers & Brochures
Becoming an author takes more than a book idea. Booksellers and other ecommerce platforms only purchase books they think have potential to sell well. As a self-published author, you want to follow their lead. With the proper training, you can empower your book project in the same manner as a publisher would.
By regularly reading God’s word, we, as authors reorient our thinking so that we can grow in maturity (and our writing calling), which is part of the Christian calling (Ephesians 4:14–16; Romans 12:1–2).