Amazon's Create Space sends a new author a list of awards to pursue and the National Indie Excellence Book Awards is included. I eager checked out the site and its many categories, thinking this might be a fine avenue for publicity and even recognition. Then I discover that each category you submit in costs $69.
Is it customary to charge an author to enter a contest? Do anyone know if this is legitimate, even maybe pretigious, or just one more way to get money from me?