Sometimes big ideas come from just a passing thought. I’ve been noticing online the mad rush for parents to get their kids off to school for the start of the school year. Whether they are going to kindergarten or college, there’s ton of stuff to buy and do. Even if they aren’t parents, they still are bombarded by all the retail stuff. But once the kids are settled in their routine, hopefully everyone has a few minutes to put their feet up and enjoy a book.
With that thought in mind, I thought it would be fun to do a Back to School Special. I offered authors the chance to give their books away to grateful readers by posting my idea online. Within 24 hours, over 100 authors responded with several hundred books.
So, this is a heads up to save the date, September 3rd (the day after Labor Day is when we started school when I was a child), for the Back to School Special. Make sure you let everyone know it’s going to be happening because people hate missing giveaways.
Authors, if you have a book (print or ebook) to give away, send me an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and include:
Your website link
Title of book
How many books you want to give away and the email address I can give the winner.
I won’t be handling any of the books. Winners will be posted with the author’s email and they can contact each other direct. This is another wonderful way to readers and writers to connect.
So, whether you like to read or write books (or both), mark your calendar for September 3rd for your chance to win some terrific books.
Bottom Line: Who doesn’t love receiving a new book?