Category Archives: Award

Human Indie Relations

2017  Awards Results for The Hero In Heroin

DIRECTOR’S CHOICE AWARD  for Outstanding Addiction Awareness Book

Silver WinnerInspirational Human Relations Indie Book
Honorable MentionLife Challenges Human Relations Indie Book
Gold WinnerFamily Social Problems Indie Book
Silver WinnerFamily Challenges Indie Book



Finalist in the 10th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards


It is our great pleasure to inform you that you are a Finalist in the 10th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards. Your book truly embodies the excellence that this award was created to celebrate, and we salute you and your fine work.

The lists of winners and finalists are proudly displayed on our website, please log on to to see your name and book cover highlighted for all to see.

The entire team at the National Indie Excellence Awards sincerely hope your participation in our contest will serve you well in the your ongoing success. You have our deepest congratulations.
Ellen Reid
President & CEO
National Indie Excellence Awards

Writer’s Digest 23rd Annual Self-Published Book Award

Congratulations! Your book, The Hero in Heroin: A Mother and Son’s Journey on Both Sides of the Veil, is an Honorable Mention in the Inspirational category for the Writer’s Digest 23rd Annual Self-Published Book Awards for printed and bound books. There were over 2600 entries that took months of reading and two rounds of judging. Narrowing down the winners was an extremely difficult task; the number of quality entries this year was truly impressive.

You’ve won promotion at Our competitions department will also be contacting you soon so be on the lookout for more information. Thank you for sharing both your passion and your remarkable talent.

Again, many congratulations from all of us on the Writer’s Digest team!


New Apple Book Award

2015 Award for Excellence in Independent Publishing


‘The Hero in Heroin’ was chosen as an “Official Selection” in the Inspirational category of our 2015 Book Awards!
Throughout the coming months, New Apple will roll out the prizes set aside for the chosen Official Selections of the awards including tweet blasting, banner advertising, awards certificates and medallions to place on your book covers.

We’ll be sending you an Official Selections questionnaire in the next week which we will use to put together online advertising.  Once we have gathered all of that information, we’ll post the complete list of Medalist Winners and Official Selections on our website and begin the online promotion.