This year, Litventure brings to you Pitchfest, an opportunity for aspiring authors to pitch their story ideas to a select panel of experts from the publishing industry. The best pitches will stand a strong chance to win a traditional publishing contract with the BruteGorilla imprint of Frontier India Technology.
Pitchfest is a unique approach that will allow authors and their work to be evaluated by Litventure. Aspiring authors will be able to pitch their stories first to an online panel of judges, and if chosen, to a physical panel at Litventure. The final chosen pitches will be sent to Frontier India Technology for consideration of a publishing contract under their BruteGorilla imprint.
FWBA has collaborated with Frontier India Technology for Pitchfest, and our chosen pitches stand a strong chance for the publishing consideration. However, participants must note that a publishing contract covers several procedural...
Let's face it: finding a publisher and achieving a successful author tag can get overwhelming.
You start by thinking about being an author. You write your book and set deadlines. You have the best intentions and send the manuscripts to a lot of publishers. Then maybe a month or two goes by... and the excitement and energy start to fizzle out. Most successful authors too have been there - it's actually quite common.
But why do you not get published? Are you chasing the "Published Author" tag or "Successful Author" tag? There is a difference, don't you think?
Another point is if you are chasing your success the same way the publishing industry works? Are you running between the traditional and self published models? Has your objective been achieved by ...
That’s why many foreign authors are turning to local India-based book promotion and publishing services such as Frontier India to help stand out and get noticed. Simply put, getting your book sold within India is easier if you have a talented partner on the ground that already has experience in getting books Published, Distributed and promoted. In addition full-service PR for a new book launch, Frontier India also provides a suite of comprehensive publishing services that are used by both self-publishers and traditional publishers...
In addition to traditional publishing, the company has introduced a new Hybrid Publishing concept. In the concept, the author takes up the printing cost of the books which is repaid back on book sales along with royalty. Rest of the process like selection, distribution etc remain the same. In this case, the author and the publisher share risks and the author does not has to self publish. This is particularly useful when the authors have confidence in their writing and promotion methods.