Many of you are familiar with #NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) held every November) to inspire writers to write books. There’s even #NaNoEdMo (National Novel Editing Month) every March to help writers edit the book they wrote in November). I researched and realized there was no book marketing specific month, and because ya know, I have nothing else going on *cough*, I created #NaNoProMo — National Novel Promotion Month, to take place in May. Ta-da!
To keep to the non-profit tradition, this is all about writers: helping writers, providing resources for writers, being there for writers. So here are the ‘rules:’
No daily hours to log. No website to report in to. No badge to win or display (though I may rethink that because I know people really like that shiz). This is the first year so bear with me. Next year I will have a dedicated site and all the hoopla.
What there will be:
Are there any strings? Nope. Any purchase required? Nope. This entire effort is totally free, as my way of giving back to you, my writer friends. I’ve been coordinating this effort for a few months now and it’s all coming together and it’s gonna be awesome. It’s easy to participate! You can:
More donations to come so keep checking back! I’m so grateful to all these amazing sponsors who are donating generous prizes for their services and time to YOU.
Each day there will be a new blog post HERE on my blog from an expert guest so be sure to visit or sign up for my newsletter to receive their amazing advice. I’ll also be sharing each blog post on Twitter and Facebook so you don’t miss it. You can enter to win by leaving a comment on the blog post. Winners will be announced daily.
Is for you all to learn different ways to market your book that WORK. Even if you don’t ‘win’ anything, you’ll learn an incredible amount of usable, practical information you can use right away to market your books (or add to your marketing plan for an upcoming release). I’m adding more and more sponsors daily so check back with this post for updates and if you have any comments or questions, please leave them below.
Twitter at http://twitter.com/NaNoProMo
and share with all your writer friends. If you are in the business and want to share a product or service to donate/giveaway, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Let’s rock the heck out of your book marketing this May with #NaNoProMo!
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Rachel Thompson is the author of newly released BadRedhead Media 30-Day Book Marketing Challenge: How to energize your book sales in a month - created to help authors market their book. She is also the author of Broken Places (one of IndieReader's "Best of 2015" top books and 2015 Honorable Mention Winner in the San Francisco Book Festival), and the multi award-winning Broken Pieces, as well as two additional humor books, A Walk In The Snark and Mancode: Exposed. She owns BadRedhead Media, creating effective social media and book marketing campaigns for authors. Her articles appear regularly in The Huffington Post, IndieReader.com, The San Francisco Book Review (BadRedhead Says…), 12Most.com, BookPromotion.com, and Self-Publishers Monthly. Not just an advocate for sexual abuse survivors, Rachel is the creator and founder of the hashtag phenomenon #MondayBlogs and two live Twitter chats: #BookMarketingChat (co-hosted with TheRuralVA, Emilie Rabitoy) and #SexAbuseChat, co-hosted with C. Streetlights and Judith Staff. She hates walks in the rain, running out of coffee, and coconut. She lives in California with her family.
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