I was buying some books for grad school at The Bookloft, when I suddenly had an idea. Tourists who come to Wallowa County over the summer and get romantic notions about moving to the country are great candidates for my book. How could I get them to notice it?
“Would you be willing to put up a shelf-talker for Get Your Pitchfork On?” I asked Mary, the owner.
“Sure!” she said. “I’ve already moved it up here.” She pointed to a special display for books written by local writers. I’m officially a local!
I went home and re-configured a flier I use for farmers markets, et voilá!
In case your micro-vision isn’t what it used to be, the headline reads: “Want to move to the country? Read this book first!”
Just wish I’d thought of it sooner! If you want one to bring to your local bookstore, gardening store, feed store, or any store that carries books, please contact me with your mailing address at kristy @ kristyathens.com. I’ll send one and include a small gift for you!
And keep shopping at those independent bookstores! None of this would have happened on Amazon.com.