2019 marks the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week. Join us in celebrating throughout the year and mark your calendars for our spring week of events at bookstores, libraries, and schools across the country, April 29 – May 5, 2019. Through the Children's Book Council (CBC), we are donating 100 #CaughtReading Greenie Bags filled with goodies from our co-op partners for use at official event locations. We invite you to include 100 bookmarks, flyers, or postcards featuring your book(s) as part of our co-op.
The cost to participate is $79 per item type/set (1 item type = bookmarks, flyers, or postcards. 1 item set = 100 copies of the same item type. You may include multiple titles on ONE bookmark, flyer, postcard for no additional fee). Sign up today!
Deadline to participate: Story Monsters LLC must receive items on or before Monday, April 15, 2019.
Story Monster is returning to the 5th annual Payson Book Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Presented by Arizona Professional Writers (APW), the festival is a family-friendly event where Arizona authors, publishers, and readers come together. Include your book to sell and 100 flyers, coloring sheets, stickers, pencils, or bookmarks to give away as part of Story Monsters LLC's co-op book display and Greenie Bag giveaways. We can even do the printing of your flyers for you!
Enter Now and Save! Early Bird Deadline is May 1, 2019.
Get your message out to educators as quickly and efficiently as possible. Story Monsters LLC will focus on developing your message and increasing the visibility of your book or business to educators. Our Educators Email Campaign includes a professionally-designed Author or Publisher Spotlight email that is sent to a targeted list of teachers, administrators, and superintendent of schools. We will also promote you on the Story Monsters social media pages. Any leads that are generated will be forwarded to you for your follow up.
Get your message out to 5,000 K-12 educational librarians. Story Monsters LLC will focus on developing your message and increasing the visibility of your book or business to librarians. Our Librarians Email Campaign includes a professionally-designed Author or Publisher Spotlight email that is sent to a targeted list of K-12 librarians. We will also promote you on the Story Monsters social media pages. Any leads that are generated will be forwarded to you for your follow up.
Get your message out to over 6,000 members of the media and book bloggers! Story Monsters LLC will develop your message to increase your book’s visibility. Our Media and Book Bloggers Email Campaign includes a professionally-designed Author Spotlight email sent to a targeted list of media members (newspaper, magazine, radio, and wire services) and book bloggers and tracked by Story Monsters LLC. As part of the campaign, you will also be promoted on the Story Monsters social media pages. Any leads that are generated will be forwarded to you for your follow up.
Want to increase your book's visibility but you don't know where to start? For more than three decades, Linda F. Radke has helped authors generate ideas on how to effectively market and promote their books while on a budget. She can help you, too! You can choose a session that is 15-minutes, 25-minutes, 45-minutes, or 60-minutes in length. Sessions can be done via phone, skype, or in person.
A Goodreads Giveaway is a powerful marketing tool to generate buzz, raise awareness about your book, and help you get reviews. Story Monsters LLC will set up and manage your giveaway and encourage readers to spread the word about your book to build your Goodreads audience. Available for print, audio, and eBooks.
A social media contest is a great way to give your book or eBook a boost by creating awareness, connecting with your audience, and building a network of followers. Every contest is tailored to each author's specific needs and goals. A Story Monsters LLC Social Media Contest runs for a period of two months and includes: planning and setting up the contest, promoting participation on social media, and purchasing a prize valued up to $100. Winner will be selected at random.
VIEW SAMPLE READING GUIDE HERE.
Authors, are you trying to reach teachers, librarians, and parents? Start with a Reading Guide listing in the award-winning Story Monsters Ink magazine. It is only $75 per issue. Discounts apply for multiple placements.
Attention Illinois (and surrounding area) authors! Pool your resources with other authors to promote your books to 1,750+ libraries located in Illinois. Our Library Co-op Email Campaign includes a professionally-designed email featuring books from authors located in Illinois and the surrounding states that will be sent to a targeted list of public/private school, academic, and special libraries. We will also promote each author’s involvement with this co-op on the Story Monsters social media pages. Any leads that are generated will be forwarded to each author individually for follow up.