Spotlight Posts

Are you an LDS* author of fiction?

Has your NOVEL been published this year?

Then you can (probably) have a FREE spotlight post on this website!


Effective January 1, 2023: Spotlight post options have changed. Please read through the updated information below.

Free Spotlight Post

To get a Free Spotlight post for your novel on this site, you need to do TWO things before completing my form:

  • List your book on Book must be listed in at least one format (print, ebook, or audio) and available for sale or pre-order.
  • Get a My Book Rating for your book. This usually takes a few days to process on their site.


As soon as these links are live, you can complete the Free Spotlight application. It’s recommended that you complete this form a month or more before your official release date, if possible. (See more details below.)

New! Add-On Packages

Once you’ve completed your Free Spotlight application, you may choose to add one or both of our optional expanded paid packages for additional promotion:

  • Expanded Spotlight and Promo. This is a per tittle add-on and includes extra tags and buy links on the post, and posts to ALL Storytellers in Zion social media accounts. Cost: $5 (U.S.) per title./li>
  • This is a one-time per author/pen name add-on and will appear on all your spotlights. It includes up to five additional social media links. Cost: $5 (U.S.) per author/pen name.


Free Spotlight Details

The Free Spotlight Post includes the following:

  • Book cover
  • Book information and description
  • My Book Rating content rating designation
  • Amazon Buy Button (my affiliate link)
  • 5 Post Tags: release year, rating, Whitney year, plus 1-2 tags of my choice
  • Author Bio Box with headshot, author name, short bio, link to author website and link to Amazon Author page (my affiliate link)
  • Inclusion in Storytellers in Zion weekly newsletter (see example)
  • Posted to Storytellers in Zion Pinterest account (see example)
  • See example of a Free Spotlight Post here


Expanded Spotlight & Promo Details

The Expanded Spotlight Post and Promotion includes the following:

  • Everything listed for the Free Spotlight, plus…
  • Extra Post Tags: 2 extra tags of your choice
  • More Buy links: up to 5 additional online resellers (my affiliate links, where applicable). Choose from B&N/Nook, Kobo, Apple Books, IndieBound, Deseret Book, Seagull Book, Author Website, and Other
  • Expanded Promo: Includes formatted posts for Storytellers in Zion’s social media accounts: Facebook page, Facebook New Releases group, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.
  • You may submit the form for the Expanded Spotlight at any time after submitting the Free Spotlight Post form.
  • Cost for the Expanded Spotlight is $5 per title. You will be billed via PayPal or Venmo.
  • See example of a Expanded Spotlight Post here.