Are you getting excited about Indie Author Day 2017? We shared all the details in our earlier post so catch up if you missed it. Though it's coming up soon on Oct 14th, there's still time to be involved. Hunter Gardner of BiblioLabs/SELF-e, the hosts of the event, is here with all your "last call" info.
Indie Author Day 2017 is right around the corner, with libraries big and small gearing up for the largest single-day library event in North America. This year, hundreds of libraries and authors will collaborate in programming that puts self-published authors in the spotlight and engages local communities with their libraries.
Where Is Indie Author Day 2017 Happening?
IAD 2017 has at least one (and often over a dozen) participating libraries in 38 states, as well as libraries across five Canadian provinces. To view all participating libraries, visit our website. Don’t see your state or area represented? Become an arbiter for indie authors in your community today!
How Can I Become An IAD Host?
The easiest way for libraries to support IAD 2017 is to become a digital host. Through partnerships with experts within the library industry, Indie Author Day has produced workshop videos that will be made available day-of via a video playlist. Simply insert the link on your website, in an e-newsletter or distribute on social media. It’s that easy. Fill out this quick form, and we’ll send you the link!
Want to become a full, traditional sponsor of Indie Author Day with community programming? There’s still time to sign up. Visit the library host sign up page here and check out this blog post that has sample programming ideas, along with more information about how to make the most of Indie Author Day. Authors, reach out to your library to see if you can get them onboard. As this is only the second such event, we need your help to get the word out. Libraries love to host such community events and it's a great opportunity for you to make valuable local connections.
Hunter Gardner is a Content Creator for BiblioLabs, the creators of BiblioBoard, in Charleston, SC. His young adult novel, SCHOOL., was published by Bitingduck Press in 2014.
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