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Recipes are always appreciated and so are gifts. Here's one for AuthorsDen Writers and anyone else who'd like some extra holiday cheer!
A Gift for You and Example of Holiday Promotion . . .
. . . all rolled into one. I am participating in Recipes and Writing 2008 compiled by Gregory A. Kompes (www.kompes.com) for Fabulist Flash Publishing. It includes recipes, stories, essays and poems and TaDa!! recipes from authors. Yes, it's a gift from Writerpreneur Gregory and those of us who contributed, but it is also an example of a wonderful cross promotion that you might try. Those of you who have known me for a long time will remember Cooking by the Book. That recipe book is a concept much like this one, and it has served some of my promotional needs for years now. This one will, too!
You'll find it here, http://www.kompes.com/RecipesandWriting2008.pdf, but you can also just e-mail me and I'll send you the pdf, especially if you'd like to use it for your own holiday greeting.
We authors will send this book--or one we've produced ourselves-- to friends, family and colleagues and it's better, by far, than a simple card because of recipes like Ben Malisow's Bachelor Steak—Reduce Mess and Impress, Leslie E. Hoffman's Mom's Sweet Potato Pudding and a tribute to my mom, Birdie's Chocolate Cherry Nut Cake with 7 minute "Icing."
Participants will also put it into our newsletters (you are valued colleagues, after all!). We'll offer the gift on our blogs, or it might be offered as a gift when people buy a book or as an incentive for them to sign up for your newsletter. This year you may use this one, next year you may decide to do something of your own.