happens to be the biggest author/book/film competition every launched on the world-wide-web. It has been running for the past two months and during this time has already had over 200,000 different author’s book excerpt tweets shared with the twitter audience as well as other social media sites. One single book excerpt has been shared over the internet via, twitter and other social media sites over 11,000 times, substantiating the fact that news of this amazing competition has literally gone out to billions of people.
Authors representing countries as far flung as the USA, Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland, France China, Russia as well as numerous others have made this a truly international event where age just isn’t a factor, for example the representative finalist from Wales is a seventy eight year old female. She has so far accumulated over three and a half thousand book excerpt tweets.
MARSocial in conjunction with Keeran Vaanie Creations International Film Producers have developed an Author of the Year competition that is run by authors for the benefit of all the authors who enter. Excerpts of the participants’ books are tweeted and re-tweeted throughout the competition. Regina Puckett submitted an excerpt from her novel, Concealed in My Heart, the first book in her Warren Family series. Concealed in My Heart is a sweet romance about a young starlet from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, hitting it big in Hollywood. She faces heartbreak and trials in her quest for love and frame.
On February 1st the winner of the Ephraim Prize will be announced and the world of social media will once again return to normal. The final stages of the competition are coming together as the finalists altruistically share their competitors’ excerpts to millions of social media followers around the world in their hope of claiming the prize. Along with being announced Author of the Year, the winner also stands the chance of having his or her book adapted into a film by Keeran Vaani Creations. Joseph Ephraim or “Cap’n Joe” as he is known is the founder of the competition and is quoted as saying, “Our aim is to give all our Marzian authors who enter this competition as much maximum exposure via the large social media networking sites as we possibly can.”