Well, today is St. Patrick’s Day, a day for drinking green beer and pinching people who are not wearing green. I think it should also be a day for reading green books. I’m defining a green book as an ebook because a tree did not have to die for your book to exist. So in honor of St. Patrick’s Day I invite all of you to buy an ebook and read it. You can also get free ones, but honestly, 99% of the time you get what you pay for, unless it is a promotional deal.
You may say that you don’t have an e-reader or a smart phone to read ebooks on. That is okay, since you can read this post I assume you have a computer of some sort. You can download the Kindle app onto any device for free and read any of the millions of ebooks Amazon has to offer.
Since this is my website I would recommend you read my ebook series. Book 1 – Set In Stone – is available for 99 cents on Amazon and the next five are out, too. The In Stone series follows the adventures of a private eye, Travis Eldritch, on a moon with different physical laws then our world. It is a little bit mystery, a little bit noir, and a little bit urban fantasy. It is also a fun short story. Feel free to try it out on Read a Green Book Day.
“Butterfly in the sky, I can go twice as high
Take a look, it’s in a book – Reading Rainbow.” – Reading Rainbow Theme Song (see, the pot of gold is actually a book)
I have a Facebook page. I have a website. I have my ebooks. Shouldn’t that be enough to become a best-selling author? Apparently not. Despite all the time we spend online (and the cries that society is being destroyed because of it) I find that I still talk to a lot of people face to face. And while it is easy to give an online friend a link so they can find you it is not as easy to rattle off a website to your friend when you’re having lunch together and neither of you have a pen.
So I decided to go old-school and create business cards for my ebook series. Unlike traditional business cards these cards tell people how to find my books, not how to find me. The hope is that if I am telling someone about my books I can hand them a card and they won’t have to try and remember what I told them. They may not buy my books right away, but if they stuff it in their wallet they’ll run across it again and I get a second chance to entice them.
Being an introvert I’ll be the first to admit that my circle of friends is tight but small. Even my online circle, while larger, is still a small group of people I actually know and like. But I know that I am six degrees from everyone on the planet so I would like your help. If you are willing I’ll send you a few cards and then you can pass them out to your friends.
I am not trying to do mail fraud here. I only want you to do this if you a) have actually read the In Stone books and b) truly liked them. If you want to recommend my books to other people I would love to send you some cards so it can be a super simple process. Either leave a comment below or contact me on Facebook. As always I am super thankful for your support and help.
“We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.”