- Is the story compelling?
- Professionalism of editing and formatting
- Continuity of storyline
- Satisfying ending (not necessarily “happy”)
- Intriguing opening
- Uniqueness of story
- Writing craft
- World construct
The Watcher was a First Place Category Winner and made it through seven rounds of judging before being chosen for the Grand Prize.
The Watcher is first in a series. The sequel – The Angel Killer – is in edits now for release before the end of the year. The cover reveal is coming in mid-November.
If you haven’t read The Watcher you can get your copy here:
See all The Watcher‘s awards, here.