[vc_row][vc_column][rs_image_block align=”align-center” image=”6073″ margin_bottom=”50px”][vc_column_text]This week, we’re offering a sneak peek of what’s inside the Indie Author Day swag boxes for our library hosts! Recipients will find a mix of fun items to help make the big day a success. In addition to a handy checklist, we’ve included colorful posters and commemorative t-shirts for both authors and librarians. Our Indie Author Day partners have also included gifts and writerly resources like postcards and notepads. With almost 300 libraries registered across the continent and more added each day, we’ve got our work cut out for us. Watch for your Indie Author Day goody boxes in the mail over the next few weeks, and brag about your swag on Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #IndieAuthorDaySwag once you get yours!

Interested in joining nearly 300 libraries to celebrate your local author community? Click below to register for free.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”REGISTER NOW” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”primary” size=”lg” align=”center” link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Findieauthorday.com%2Fregister%3Futm_source%3DIndieAuthorDayBlog%26utm_medium%3DblogPost-SocialProof%26utm_campaign%3DIndieAuthorDay-register||” css=”.vc_custom_1471896338487{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 40px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][rs_section_title align=”center” title=”Say Hello to the Newest Indie Author Day Partner!” bottom=”30px” top=”60px” title_color=”#00aff0″][vc_column_text]The Self-Publishing Roundtable is a weekly podcast and occasional blog run by indie writers for indie writers. Every Thursday Night 7PM PST / 10 PM EST we live-stream an interview or discussion. Our past guests have included: Lindsay Buroker, Chris Fox, Hugh Howey, Zoe York, Selena Kitt, Draft2Digital, Amanda M. Lee + many more! We love our live viewers and the comments and questions they throw at us but understand not everyone can make it. So, we have audio downloads available from iTunes and other podcast sites. You can also watch us on our YouTube channel at any time.

Learn more[/vc_column_text][rs_section_title align=”center” title=”Welcome to this week’s newest Indie Author Day hosts!” title_color=”#00aff0″ title_size=”24px” top=”60px” bottom=”40px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Carnegie Public Library
East Liverpool, OH

Hutchinson Public Library
Hutchinson, KS

Orena Humphreys Public Library
Whitwell, TN

Riverton Village Library
Riverton, IL[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Chesterfield Township Library
Chesterfield, MI

Kamiah Community Library
Kamiah, ID

Paterson Free Public Library
Paterson, NJ

Sandhills Community College, Katharine L. Boyd Library
Pinehurst, NC

Transylvania County Library
Brevard, NC[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Edmonton Public Library
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Norfolk Public Library
Norfolk, NE

Plainville Public Library
Plainville, CT

Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Sheridan, WY

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4 replies
  1. Marla josephs
    Marla josephs says:

    I don’t see my library, but I see one close enough. But, I’m not understanding how this helps me as an indie author. Your advertisement says there will be book signings, readings, etc from indie authors, but that would be those lucky enough to have known about it and signed up or been invited. It doesn’t help me as an indie author be seen. Or, am I missing something?

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    • mckinneya
      mckinneya says:

      Hi Marla,

      Thanks for reaching out. If you are interested in getting involved at a local event, just fill out our author inquiry form and we can make sure your library has your contact information as they are developing their programs for the day. Also, if you would rather help your library learn about the event and get involved if they choose to host one you can let us know about that in the same form. Even if you aren’t able to do a presentation or signing, there are still a lot of valuable things to learn at your library during Indie Author Day from other authors, the librarians, industry specialists and more. Plus, at 2 pm EST there is a digital panel presentation that offers inspiration and advice to indie authors.

      Thanks,

      The Indie Author Day Team

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  2. Raymond leo Blain, M.D.
    Raymond leo Blain, M.D. says:

    I am a California Writers Club, Sacramento Branch Board member and need more information immediately since I was just told about your Indie Author event. A key question is your definition of “Indie Author”. Does this mean only self-published or does it include author published by small publishers? We have member who fit either catagory. Time is of the essence if I am to ask any libraries to join.

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    • hancocke
      hancocke says:

      Hi Raymond,
      Thanks for your question! Our definition of “indie author” is inclusive. Both self-published authors and authors published by small publishers may participate. Best of luck reaching out to your library, and we hope they’ll participate!
      Happy writing,
      The Indie Author Day Team

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