Speaker: Eric Simmons
Subject: How to get your book into libraries
January 16, 2021, 10:00 a.m. to noon
Eric’s third book, “Getting Your Book Into Libraries,” which he will be discussing today, evolved from his well-received article, “How To Get Your Book Into Libraries” The article is currently the top Google search result, excluding Ads, out of over 2 billion, on the subject of “getting your book into libraries.” In his book,which opened at #1 on Amazon’s “Hot New Releases” in the Library & Information Science Category, Eric breaks down his strategy and methodology for contacting Libraries. “Getting Your Book Into Libraries” is believed to be the first book ever written on how self published Authors can get their books into libraries.
Since Eric began introducing his books to Librarians two and a half years ago, 117 Libraries, including 7 of the Nation’s largest, have ordered 157 copies of his books. Using email as his primary means of communication, 114 Libraries or 97% of his customers purchased after receipt of, on average, 3.7 emails.
The GCWA Writing Contest is now open for entries.
Deadline: January 31, 2021
Writing Contest is open to GCWA members and the public — adults 18 and over, youth 11 to 17.
Enter as many times as you want in each of the four categories.
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Children’s Stories
Prizes for each category:
FIRST PRIZE ($100 cash)
SECOND PRIZE ($50 cash)
THIRD PRIZE ($25 cash)
Guidelines and Entry forms are available here.
PayPal $5.00 for GCWA monthly meeting
If you are a GCWA member or affiliate member, meetings are free.
Marco Island Writers extends a special invitation for Gulf Coast Writers to join us on Zoom (or in person) when we have Jessica Brody from Save the Cat Writes a Novel. She will be Zooming with us in April.
Jessica’s Novel Writing Course
Save the Cat Writes a Novel
It’s finally a new year, and it’s time to celebrate! Why not try something new for good measure, and send off your writing to one of these competitions?
Submit your novel to Inkitt’s monthly Writing Contest for the chance to win cash prizes and exclusive winner’s badges for your books!
Inkitt’s Writing Contest awards a $300 cash prize each month!
Winners are determined each month by Inkitt, based on reader engagement
The contest is not genre specific; however, we don’t accept fan-fiction or poetry
Multiple entries are accepted
All submissions must be in English
So what are you waiting for? Not only will you be in with a chance of winning but you could also be one of our future best sellers! Submit your story now!
Entry fee — FREE