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  • July 15th, 2007 | 11:04 AM
Tell an Author You Care Day

What a great idea. Emily at Whimsy Books has set up Tell An Author You Care Day, slated for tomorrow, Monday, July 16th.

So many people think that once a book is in print, the authors are suddenly celebrities with huge mailbags of fan letters being trucked in every week. Sadly, that is not the case for most authors. So here's your chance - tell an author you loved their book, post a review on Amazon, do something to show an author you care that they took the time to tell a story that touched your heart.

And don't forget to post pictures or links to pictures about where you create (wriite/draw/make music/etc) I'm collecting them all through the month of July and will post the collection in August. See this post for more information.

(crossposted at wordygirls)
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There are so many stories only you can tell.Tell them, please.


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July 23rd, 2007 02:06 pm (UTC)
Re: count me in
Oh how cool that you were able to meet someone that is a favorite author for so many years! I never got to meet her, but when I was first starting out in writing, I was writing romances, and I contacted Roberta Gellis and, well, basically gushed to her about how much I loved her work and she wrote back several times. I've treasured that for years.
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July 23rd, 2007 02:29 pm (UTC)
Re: count me in
I won't even pretend that I know the correct answer to that one. :-)
July 21st, 2007 03:45 pm (UTC)
7/21.... "Tell an Author You Want Her to Blow Out Some Candles" day...;>
It's a little late for TELL AN AUTHOR YOU CARE DAY but that's no matter. I care about you, Susan B, every day-- which makes it even more important for me to tell you I care TODAY-- your birthday! (7/21, according the LJ Birthday List, yegads, I hope it is right.)

Here's wishing you happiness and peace on your birthday-- and EVERY day. {}

July 23rd, 2007 02:07 pm (UTC)
Re: 7/21.... "Tell an Author You Want Her to Blow Out Some Candles" day...;>
Ah thanks, Pamela. I haven't been around LJ at all lately and fear all my friends have put me on the ignore list. Thanks for the good wishes. It WAS the 21st and it was grand.
July 22nd, 2007 09:53 pm (UTC)
I care and Happy Birthday, Susan! (yesterday). I think birthdays should be celebrated all week, anyway.

May all your writing dreams come true!
July 23rd, 2007 02:08 pm (UTC)
Thank you! I agree that birthdays should be celebrated for as long a time as possible!
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Who am I?I was born on the Cancer/Leo cusp and share a birthday with Ernest Hemingway and Robin Williams. The similarities don't stop there as I can go from depressed to ecstatic without ever passing go. I feel scared most of the time though my friends call me brave and I find it easier to believe in my friends than to believe in my own abilities to make what I want out of my life.

Who am I? A wife, a mother, a daughter, and even, gulp, a grandmother.

Who am I? A writer who never gets tired of playing with words, even when the words are hard to find. A writer of books for children and articles for grown-ups and many things in-between.

Who am I? A motivational speaker, writing instructor, workshop leader and full-time follower of dreams.

Who am I? Read and find out.

Susan Taylor Brown

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