Food for thought – especially if readers have time on their hands during lockdown. 🙂 Scary when you send a book out there and you have no idea if anyone will read it!
I receive a monthly newsletter from the website Order of Books that is currated by Graeme McGaw. The newsletters, and the website itself for that matter, are filled with a great deal of information about authors, their books, and reading in general. (I strongly recommend that interested readers begin following the website and sign up for this monthly newsletter.)
But this suggestion of Graeme’s in his April newsletter particularly stood out for me. He says:
One thing I also wanted to suggest during this period of time – take a minute to write to your favourite authors and thank them. Thank them for the books they have written, the adventures they have taken you on, and the worlds they have allowed you to escape into.
That’s something we should all be doing in general. I know when I enjoy a book, I take a minute to write to an author…
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