We welcome press and media inquiries about Bestselling Authors International. Organization and Expert Insights Publishing, our ventures, platform, and our work to solve global challenges by bringing visionaries and those on the rise together through bestselling books, award-winning magazines, radio and TV broadcast, and global communities.
Viki Winterton is founder of Bestselling Authors International.org and Expert Insights Publishing, home of best-selling and award-winning books and magazines, where visionaries and those on the rise come together to create immediate impact.
Expert Insights Publishing is built on the solid foundation of over 25 years of expertise in promotion, publishing, product development, networking, and success. Fortune 100 companies and individuals across the globe know Viki for fostering powerful and loyal relationships and supporting her communities in wildly creative, unique, and wonderful ways.
Viki is also an award-winning author, founder of Write Now! broadcast and Write Away, Write Now!, the global community where writers find everything they need at each stage of their journey!
1. Tell us a little bit more about you. Can you shed some light from your childhood to now being one of the Top 25 in the 100 Multiple Streams Women?
2. When did you learn that this was your passion and purpose?
3. It’s so incredible for you to develop such a platform for authors, visionaries, experts, and authors who have trouble getting known in a crowded market to give them an opportunity to share their message with the world. Why do you think it was vital for them?
4. Why do you think so many would like to get their stories out and so few actually succeed?
5. How do you manage to get things done so professionally? Does this come from years of experience?
6. You’re an award-winning author and also doing well as a publisher. What do you think are the challenges for any aspiring author to become a bestseller, and what do you think could be done as a starting point for newcomers?
7. Proceeds from these books are donated to charities in America. Can you talk more about your involvement and why you’re doing this?
8. I understand you have developed an organization and an award event to honor best-selling authors every year. Tell us more about that.
9. How much does it take to make a dream come true?
Ben Franklin Book Awards Named in honor of America’s most cherished publisher/printer, the Benjamin Franklin Awards™ recognizes excellence in independent publishing—sponsored by IBPA—Independent Book Publishers Association (AU is an Affiliate). Publications, grouped by genre are judged on editorial and design merit by top practitioners in each field.
EIPPY Book Awards Every year PUBLISHED! Magazine and Expert Insights Publishing honors their book authors with this highly coveted award for the bestselling and award-winning books of the year at their annual Extravaganza conference. More information
eLit Awards A global awards program committed to illuminating and honoring the very best of English language digital publishing entertainment. More information
Foreword Book of the Year Awards Every year, ForeWord looks back to the best books of the previous year. The ForeWord Book of the Year competition provides publishers with a valuable opportunity to breathe new life into the promotion of a distinguished title. Foreword magazine is dedicated to the independent author and publisher. More information
Global eBook Awards Created by Dan Poynter, Global eBook Awards announces that it is now taking submissions for award consideration. The Global eBook Awards are designed to help you achieve these goals. More than a “sticker,” these awards come with a built-in publicity machine. Entries are accepted from both authors and publishers. More information
Independent Publisher Book Awards The “IPPY” Awards were conceived as a broad-based, unaffiliated awards program open to all members of the independent publishing industry and are open to authors and publishers worldwide who produce books written in English and intended for the North American market.
National Indie Excellence Awards NIEA celebrates overall excellence, including design and promotional text, so that discerning readers know an NIEA winner or finalist is something special. What’s more, award announcements receive extensive media coverage you can leverage to your sales advantage. More information
Nautilus Awards Recognizes Books and Audio Books that promote spiritual growth, conscious living, and positive social change, while at the same time stimulating the “imagination” and offering the reader “new possibilities” for a better life and a better world. More information
Next Generation Indie Book Awards A not-for-profit book awards program for indie authors and independent publishers, established to recognize and honor the most exceptional independently published books in 60 different categories for the year, and is presented by Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group. More information
Parents’ Choice Awards The nation’s oldest nonprofit program was created to recognize quality children’s media. The Parents’ Choice Awards program honors the best material for children: books, toys, music and storytelling, magazines, software, video games, television, and websites.
The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards Designed to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators and to support childhood literacy and life-long reading, the awards are given in 38 categories covering the full range of subjects, styles, and age groups that children’s books are written and published in today.
USA Book News Awards Open to all books, e-books, and audiobooks with an ISBN and published in 2012 (galley copies welcome). 2010 and 2011 titles are also eligible. It covers books from all sections of the publishing industry—mainstream, independent, and self-published. Winners in 2012 will be promoted to the entertainment industry.
Willa Literary Award Women Writing the West, a nonprofit association of writers and other professionals writing and promoting the Women’s West, underwrites and presents the award. Professional librarians select Winners and Finalists. Awards will be presented at the Women Writing the West annual conference.