Earn credibility for your e-book from one of the most trusted brands in the publishing industry – Kirkus Reviews. A service of Kirkus Review, Kirkus Indie is dedicated to reviewing self-published titles and helps readers and industry professionals discover titles they may otherwise never find.
Plus, if your Kirkus Indie Review is completed between April through December 2012, Meredith Vieira Productions (MVP) will consider your book for film and TV adaptation by assessing your review. How cool is that?
MVP, headed by Meredith Vieira and her producing partner Amy Rapp, is looking for intriguing, marketable concepts to adapt for film and TV. Vieira is one of America’s favorite TV personalities, best known for her work on “Today,” “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” and “The View.” This is an exhilarating opportunity to have your e-book considered by a prestigious entertainment production company and to make your e-book’s message available to an even wider audience.
What do you get?
- The review – You get a detailed critique of your work from a seasoned Kirkus Indie book reviewer, which you can use for your benefit, whether you showcase it in your media kit, add it to your website, include excerpts on your e-book's cover, or frame and mount it above your fireplace for all to admire.
- Exposure on Kirkus Indie Book Review's website – You have the option to post the review on the Kirkus Indie website.*
- Eligibility for inclusion in the Kirkus Indie E-newsletter – Your e-book could be included in the Kirkus Indie monthly e-newsletter, which highlights the best submissions to the program. Featured titles are selected exclusively by Kirkus. Booksellers, journalists, librarians and more subscribe to the e-newsletter.
- Consideration for film or TV adaptation by Meredith Vieira Productions – When your Kirkus Indie Review is completed between April through December 2012, MVP will consider optioning your e-book. How many authors do you know who can say that?
If you’re searching for a an indispensable tool for promoting and building awareness for your e-book, a review from an unbiased, highly reputable third party is an effective way to add credibility to your e-book. Plus, exposing your e-book review to MVP to consider for film or TV adaptation is a huge opportunity you don't want to miss.
Timeline: You can expect to receive a response from MVP within 90 days from the completion of your Kirkus Indie Review, which is 8-10 weeks of your e-book being published. You'll be contacted directly by an MVP representative if they are interested in your e-book, or you'll receive a letter if they choose not to consider your book for film or TV adaptation.
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*Please note: In the event a returned review is unfavorable, the author can choose not to post it online; however, the fees for the Kirkus Indie Review service cannot be refunded.