Tag: #BooksForTheHoliday

National Author’s Day

It takes a lot to take write a book. There are many steps involved to go from concept to publication. From draft to sales, you have multiple rewrites, edit passes (including self, professional editing services, and beta readers), formatting, cover design, blurbs, and what avenue you want to pursue for publishing (traditional, small press, or…

FREE eBook for National Young Readers Week

The second full week of November is National Young Readers Week. This year, it will be celebrated from Nov 9th until Nov 13th, 2020. This is an observance founded by Pizza Hut and the Library of Congress in 1985. It is meant to help encourage reading in our youth. Literacy is of particular importance to…

King Tut Day

Tutankhamun took the throne aged just eight or nine under the unprecedented viziership of his eventual successor, Ay, to whom he may have been related. The 1922 discovery by Howard Carter of Tutankhamun’s  nearly intact tomb, in excavations funded by Lord Carnarvon, received worldwide press coverage. With over 5,000 artefacts, it sparked a renewed public interest in ancient…

It’s World Mental Health Day!

Mental Health has been looked at in many ways over the centuries. From ancient beliefs of demon possession to modern understanding of the medical and physiological issues behind it, this is a topic that needs further research, education, and awareness. World Mental Health Day was first recognized in October 1992, but with the current COVID-19…