Ray, MI (PressExposure) June 09, 2009 -- Publishing Possibilities: 8 Steps to Understanding Your Options & Choosing the Best Path for Your Book by author Cheryl Pickett was recently named a finalist in the 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards contest. Pickett received the honor in both the "How To" and "Writing & Publishing" categories.
The contest is sponsored by Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group (www.IBPPG.com) in cooperation with Marilyn Allen of Allen O'Shea Literary Agency and it seeks to spotlight books and authors outside of the traditional publishing industry.
According to the group's website, the annual contest "was established to recognize and honor the most exceptional independently published books in 60 different categories". Individual authors, as well as independent publishers of all sizes are encouraged to send submissions.
This was the first time Pickett entered the contest. The entire list of grand prize winners and finalists can be found at http://www.indiebookawards.com. Publishing Possibilities is available through major online retailers as well as via the author's website [http://www.publishinganswers.com].