Guest post by Annie Neugebauer

Hello friends, fellow bloggers, authors and readers. I’m honored to introduce a friend and fellow officer of the Denton Poets’ Assembly, Annie Neugebauer. Today I’ll be sharing one of her posts on “Ways to Give Back to the Book Industry.” I know, that’s a bit self-serving, but so be it.

Ways to Give Back to the Book Industry

Annie is a short story author, novelist, and award-winning poet.

I had a wonderful birthday last week. I got many lovely wishes and some truly thoughtful and amazing gifts. It got me thinking about the act of giving, and how it’s really just a way of showing that we care. Big expensive gifts are great, but the ones that truly touch me are those that someone put time, effort, or consideration into. Really, when you break it down to its simplest form, it’s another form of communication.

And of course, since I work in the book industry, my mind took it there. I feel incredibly lucky to work in a job I truly love and in the special industry that surrounds it. It would be difficult (and sappy) of me to detail all of the many ways people in this industry have touched my life, so I’ll spare you that. Instead, I thought I would brainstorm some ways that I, and you, and all of us can give back to an industry that has given us so much.

And of course, since I work in the book industry, my mind took it there. I feel incredibly lucky to work in a job I truly love and in the special industry that surrounds it. It would be difficult (and sappy) of me to detail all of the many ways people in this industry have touched my life, so I’ll spare you that. Instead, I thought I would brainstorm some ways that I, and you, and all of us can give back to an industry that has given us so much.

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Continuation of Annie’s post.

Before I finish, I’d like to share more  information about Annie Neugebauer (Twitter: @AnnieNeugebauer) is a short story author and award-winning poet. She has work appearing or forthcoming in over two dozen venues, including Buzzy Mag, The Spirit of Poe, Underneath the Juniper Tree, the British Fantasy Society journal Dark Horizons, and the National Federation of State Poetry Societies’ prize anthology Encore. She’s also a member of the Horror Writers Association, vice president of the Denton Poets’ Assembly, and president of the North Branch Writers’ Critique Group. You can visit her at http://www.AnnieNeugebauer.com for blogs, creative works, free organizational tools for writers, and more.

Use this link to view her Author Page at Amazon.

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2 responses to “Guest post by Annie Neugebauer

  1. Thanks for sharing this here, Rich! Have a great week!

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