I originally posted these tips as a little series on my Facebook Author Page. The response to the posts was so positive and fun that I thought it might be useful to gather them all in one spot for easy reference. Ta-DA! Done. =) Happy celebrating!
TIP #1: Give their books as gifts.
TIP #2: Recommend their books to your friends.
TIP #3: Invite friends to “like” your favorite authors Facebook Author Pages.
TIP #4: Recommend their books for purchase at your school and town libraries.
TIP #5: Review their books on your blog, Goodreads, church/school newsletter etc.
TIP #6: Suggest adding their titles to your library/school’s recommended reading list.
TIP #7: Be spotted reading their books in public! (on train, at park, at café etc.)
TIP #8: Snap pics of their books “in the wild” and share on your favorite social media platform. For extra fun,tag the author.
TIP #9: Be a network facilitator. (i.e. Recommend them for author visits at your school, library etc. )
TIP #10: Thank them for writing with fan mail. (A simple note will make their day!)
TIP #11: Have a book-themed birthday party (for kids) or dinner party (for grownups!).
TIP #12: Read one of their books when it’s your turn to be “guest reader” in preschool/elementary school, and/or (if your author writes for adults) recommend their book to your book club.