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GOODREADS GIVEAWAY CHANGES
Like many authors and publishers, I have used Goodreads giveaways for years to help with discovery, create buzz, and seek honest reviews for newly released books.
I have been a big fan of the Goodreads giveaway, having written a few articles about it on my blog.
I’m still a fan, but there are some important changes coming January 9, 2018:
- All KDP authors/publishers will be able to offer eBook giveaways. Previously, this was only open to traditional publishers.
- It will cost a minimum of $119 to run a Goodreads giveaway. That’s in addition to the cost of purchasing and sending physical copies (if you choose to run a contest for print books). Until now, there has been no fee to run a Goodreads giveaway.
- Entrants will have the book automatically added to their Want-to-Read lists (which friends potentially see through their update feeds).
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NBA star LeBron James is using his platform to advocate for education. Through his organization—The LeBron James Family Foundation—he will open up a public school in his hometown Akron, Ohio, USA Todayreported.
The educational institution—dubbed the “I Promise” school—was recently approved by the city’s board, the news outlet writes. It’s specifically designed for students who have faced obstacles and setbacks when it comes to excelling in school. In efforts to get students who have fallen behind in their studies on the right track, the new school will have extended school days and start classes during the summer season to ensure that learning and education becomes a priority in the lives of its students. The school is an extension of his foundation’s “I Promise” program that was created to prevent kids from dropping out of school. According to the news outlet…
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Deep within the recesses of my soul
It is almost as if I can feel you
Longing for me
Craving my touch
That I was by your side.
It is as if we are connected
Joined by the heart
But surely that is not possible
Or is it?
For I am longing for you
Craving your touch
That you were by my side.
Can you feel it?
Pouring from my heart.
For I know not how
But I can
And it takes my breath away!
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