Each year InD’tale Magazine honors the very best books in the Indie and Small publishing industry by awarding the prestigious RONE award. To achieve this award, a book must go through the most comprehensive process in the industry today, with three distinct areas of focus.
- All books in each given year (January 1st - December 31st) must have been read and reviewed by our professional staff of reviewers and be given a four star rating or higher to qualify as a nominee.
- All nominees must then be voted on by the reading public. The books with the highest number of public votes will progress on to become finalists.
- The finalists will then be read by a group of industry professionals consisting of editors, writers, professors, etc. and be judged on a one to five scale from a specific list of requirements such as characterization, overall arc, editing, etc. Those scores will then be tallied by a professional company unrelated to InD’tale or its employees to determine the winner of the coveted RONE award, along with the honorable mentions.
All awards are announced at the annual RONE award gala event and ceremony and given the beautiful Crystal RONE award. This is a formal but extremely fun and entertaining night for all, one that truly honors all Indie and Small published authors, readers, and professionals!
Reborn has passed criteria #1 to be nominated in the Young Adult Paranormal category for a RONE award. Week Four of voting starts today (May 4) and goes through May 10 in the categories Novella, Chick Lit/Women's Fiction, and Young Adult: Paranormal. In order to vote, you must sign-up or log in to InD'Tale's website, go to InD'Scribe/RONEs tab - 2015 RONE Awards - 2015 RONE Awards Week Four. You have until May 10th to vote, and I would appreciate a vote for Reborn by Cherie Reich (me).