Friday, July 10, 2020

Authors Should Pitch Stories Based On These Upcoming Days in The Rest Of 2020

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One of the ways authors and publishers can promote their books is to build a story around an upcoming holiday or honorary day theme. For instance, New Year’s Day and January’s resolutions are good for promoting self-help books, diet books, and business books. February is great for books on dating, romance novels, and relationships with Valentine’s Day -- or for books about culture and race for Black History Month.

Every day, week, or month has something to rally around. So what can you tie into for the rest of the year?

Here are a few dozen dates to pay attention to:

National Inventors month
Diversity Awareness Month
Work Like A Dog Day (August 5th)
World entrepreneur’s Day (August 21st)
American Artists Appreciation Month

Back to School
NFL season opens
Labor Day (Sept. 7th)
National Hispanic heritage Month
National Guide Dog month
Pain Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness month
Women’s Small Business Month
National Home-Based Business Week
Boss’ Day (Oct. 16th)
LGBT History Month
Halloween (Oct. 31st)

National Novel Writing Month
National Family Caregivers Month
Men’s Health Month
National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
Native American Heritage Month
Election Day (Nov. 3rd)
Veterans Day (Nov. 11th)
Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 26th)

Giving Tuesday (Dec., 1st)
Human Rights Day (Dec. 10th)
Christmas (Dec. 25th)
New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31st)


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