Japan tagged posts

Pennies for Japan

March 24, 2011 Off-topic

Before getting on to the main body of this post, I'd like to say thanks to Kristie Cook for organising the Indie Authors Relief Fund, and to the winner of the Fire Season auction. Your book is on its way. There are still lots available for auction and all proceeds go to the Red Cross. For more details and ongoing auctions, please see the: Indie Authors Relief Fund That said, I would like to move on to mention a rather unique fundraiser by an author of my acquaintance. Pennies for Japan

Pennies for Japan is a set of elongated pennies, ideal for collectors or as unique gifts. The entire purchase price is donated to disaster relief in Japan through Direct Relief. There are three pennies in the set, with designs depicting Hamsa, Lady Usume and the Tree of Life, and a storycard about the

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Indie authors relief fund

March 18, 2011 Off-topic

I just saw this online, and as they are asking for promotion and spreading the word, blogging it is the least I can do. Please have a look and donate an item or bid, for a very good cause. If you are an author or small publisher some of the things up for offer include a manuscript critique and membership in the small publishers association. For readers and booklovers, there are signed copies, collectibles and more.As well as the Indie Authors Relief Fund, there are other campaigns underway. Please take a look.Authors for Japan - Donating all funds raised to the Red Cross, this campaign is no longer accepting donated items after they were flooded with offers.Write Hope for Japan - A Collection of authors all with a connection to Japan offering childrens and kidlit items to raise

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