Thank you to everybody who emailed in your author website nominations!
After reviewing a couple of thousand author pages, here are some of our favorites that we wanted to honor from The Writer Awards team.
These sites aren't in any particular order, but overall sites we were impressed with. You can find links to all of these sites in the description below.
1. alinabradford.com Beautiful web design and frequent blog updates to share advice to writers. Awesome!
2. authorhamlett.com A cute puppy on the home page always helps! Very simple site that gets the job done. Great visuals and nice inspirational quote!
3. akatierose.com The flashes of lightning are really cool. One of the most unique author sites I've ever seen. The black + lightning + red text fits perfectly.
4. authorsinterviews.wordpress.com Some seriously amazing author interviews here. The blogger is super talented with asking great questions.
5. avian30.com Interesting romance blog posts and announcements from award-winning romance authors.
6. avrilsabine.com Simple and beautiful website filled with goodies. Enjoy blog posts and a free ebook!
7. bandstanddiaries.com Fun looking and colorful site to promote a book. Great ways to engage with the writers and learn more about this interesting and unique book.
8. caitlynlynch.com Extremely well designed site. All the important things in the site jump out (books, about, social media, newsletter, reviews)
9. cdgorri.com Very simple and elegant site. Captures the paranormal nature of the writer very well. Lots of giveaways on the site too.
10. charityparkerson.com An incredibly on-brand site for this award winning author! Incredible use of fonts and background visuals. Love the tagline on the site as well.
11. claytongraham.com.au Great site with up to date blog posts. Love the "coming soon" area and book trailer on the site.
12. clcannon.net One off the most gorgeous author sites. The paranormal background with slight animation is incredible. The overall animations on the site are nice. Subtle and beautiful.
13. coreenamcburnie.com A nice and simple author site that gets straight to the point. It's easy to browse the blog, books, and more. The author makes it easy to reach out and connect as well.
14. faithtoraisenate.com Very frequently updated and well-maintained blog. All sorts of interesting thoughts shared here in addition to details about the author and her books.
15. gabriellekaplanmayer.com Very simple site that gets the job done. Amazing mission, talks, and more about faith, parenting, disabilities, and more.
16. gordonhaber.net A plain site is often the best site. Very simple and easy to navigate site. It's got some "Literary Selfies" too!
17. horrorsleazetrash.com Warning, mature content ahead. If you're over 18 though, there is some pretty interesting stuff here.
18. irenebaron.com Another simple author page that is rich with information. Filled with details about the author, books, and awards.
19. itskaleidoscope.blogspot.com Fun blog posts and interests, free stories and more. "Viewing World Through A Different Vision" indeed!
20. jamesmilson.com Lots of short works and free reads! A lot of really amazing blog posts here as well.
21. jennyssight.net An interesting site of writing and content around the psychic medium. Interesting blog posts on the topic too.
22. juliecgilbert.com The site is a perfect blend of colors/visuals and cleanliness. The site is super clean and filled with great content.
23. lyndastacey.co.uk Nice, simple, flowery, pink site! Simple and easy to find everything you need from short stories to awards to books!
24. markpsadler.com Extremely easy to navigate site with a nice bio and book list. Gets to the point quickly.
25. marygreenwood.org Nice site that lays out all the books and descriptions right on the home page itself. From credentials to the book details, it's a page built for persuasion.
26. neildsilva.com Another site that could win a design award. Gorgeously designed banner and perfect styling for the horror genre. Features amazing stories on the site as well
27. nunkynoo.yolasite.com A simple site that gets the job done. Nice photos, simple bio, list of books!
28. pattimhall.com Loved the simple and light colors. The rotating banner image is a nice touch. Very easy to navigate.
29. sarah-dahl.com The font used for the author's name and the 2 swords (and word play in the tagline) are extremely creative. Adds a lot of personality to the site!
30. shadyiaascendant.com The color scheme is unique and nice. Charcoal background, orange, blue, and white text. The font and colors really fit the feel of the content and books.
31. soniahkamal.com Another simple site that is very easy to navigate. The site puts the author's credentials (awards, testimonials, and more) front and center to add credibility.
32. sunandachatterjee.com Clever format for the site: starting with questions and offering some free reading right at the top of the site. Very simple and to the point.
33. susanhaught.com This site has everything you want on a first glance. Beautiful header image, nice author picture, beautiful book cover, email list form, and more!
34. susanshapiro.net A really clean and good looking site. Simple bio and image at the top followed by all the books below. Gets the job done nicely.
35. thelitriad.com Features a nice monthly newsletter, book list, and free reads, all in a simple and easy to use site.
36. thephilfactor.com Very consistent blog posts, all with interesting spins and ideas. You'll find interesting books, images, ideas, and more!
37. thewritingking.com This is more of a business style site, but it is very unique in that way. Offers a promotional video, list of books, and ideas for promoting books.
38. valerieullmer.com Really clean and easy to navigate site. Simple is often the best! Find free books, designs, and frequent blog posts!
39. books.joriginals.net Nice rotating list of books at the top! Love the author photo and bio right below as well!
40. idovedesign.com You can instantly tell that the creator is also a designer. The illustrations are incredible and give a strong feel for the type of children's books to expect on this site.
41. writethatthang.com Super simple site with a nice author image and some basic details. Includes and active blog as well as a testimonials page!
42. bobbynash.com Love the frequently updated blog and impressive categorization from podcasts to freebies to artwork.
43. davecreek.com This website displays the author's works front and center with exciting teasers. You'll also find some free reads on the site!
44. jillamyrosenblatt.com Uses the 3 column layout nicely to share the author bio, book details, and useful links. Lots of information shared here!
45. michaelembry.com Nice big font that's very easy to read. Great content on the homepage including awards, testimonials, and book covers.