The relationship between authors and independent bookstores is one that I love. We sustain each other, of course, but we often reward each other, too. There is no better feeling for a writer than to walk into a bookstore ...
Mar 15, 2015
Sometime on March 15, the Authors for Indies website will go live. I say ‘sometime’ because I’m in New Zealand at the moment, so coordinating things is a bit interesting.Here’s the latest: marketing, guest blogs, and statistics:
Mar 14, 2015
Bookstores will be flooded with emails from authors offering to volunteer at their stores. How can you make it easier for them to say “YES!”.
Feb 27, 2015
It’s taken this long to get around to a formal thank you for signing up to this event. Thank you! Many of you have asked what you can do to help.Right now, the single most important thing you can do is to contact a store and volunteer
Feb 23, 2015
Dear Booksellers:My name is Mary-Ann Yazedjian. I’m the manager of the Main Street Book Warehouse in Vancouver and also the co-president of the BC Booksellers Association. I’ve been helping Authors for Indies and providing input from the booksellers’ point of view.
Feb 22, 2015
Many thanks to ECW Press for making an extremely valuable resource available to us: time from Susannah Ames, our intrepid media/PR coordinator.
Feb 21, 2015
We are totally thrilled. Ann-Marie MacDonald, one of Canada's most popular and respected best-selling authors is the face of Authors for Indies! While we're recruiting authors and stores, Ann-Marie's face and letter to authors will grace the Home page. The same letter will go out to authors through various channels.
Feb 03, 2015
Thank you, HarperCollins Canada! Their design team will donate their time to create an Authors for Indies logo and posters
Jan 09, 2015