Everyone should have a library this supportive. Local authors are invited to sell and sign their books and meet the public at the library. Donations are made to the Friends of the Library (the supportive organization) to help meet the library’s needs. If your library doesn’t have this, you should get them to try it. It’s a win/win/win for authors, the library, and the community of readers.
Another article from Matt Grant that I wanted to share, one that I know he is excited about having written.
I’ve spent a good part of my life encouraging people to write. Writing can be profitable, but it is also good for stability, growth, and your soul. People need to feel the freedom to try their hand at it, to derive whatever benefit it gives them.
To see through writer Grant’s eyes how this school operates was both exciting and a balm to my own soul. Read it and see the good people can do.
An article on the innovative new book center started in NYC. written by Matt Grant, a Brooklyn writer whose blog link can be found in my list of Associated Writers’ blogs , and who – I am proud to say – is also my son-in-law.