Episode 102: On Buy a Horse Book Day & Publishing for the Good of the Horse with Rebecca Didier (Equestrian Author Spotlight Podcast)
Episode 102: Welcome to the Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast! In each episode, you’ll hear inspirational stories from horse book authors, including writing advice and marketing tips to help you write your own horse book. If you are an author, aspire to be an author, or simply love horse books, then you are in the right place!
In this information packed episode, Rebecca Didier, Managing Editor and Graphic Designer at Trafalgar Square Books, returns to the show.
Saddle up for details about the first annual Buy A Horse Book Day sponsored by Trafalgar Square Books and Heels Down Media. Learn how horse book lovers and authors can participate as well as take advantage of deals, sales, and prizes on Buy A Horse Book Day.
Watch Rebecca Didier's Interview on YouTube!
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About Rebecca Didier
Rebecca works for Trafalgar Square Books, the leading publisher of equestrian books and videos. She currently serves as both Managing Editor and Graphic Designer, and her role in the small company spans acquisitions, editorial, design, and marketing. She has worked with top riders, trainers, and equine experts from around the globe to bring their books to print.
Rebecca has designed more than 200 book covers for the non-fiction, biography, memoir, and fiction genres, as well as packaging for videos. She is co-author of the book Dressage with Mind, Body & Soul with world-renowned animal behaviorist Linda Tellington-Jones.
Rebecca writes and rides whenever she can, splitting her time between Boston and Vermont, and metal ponies and real ones.
Buy A Horse Book Day Details
#BuyAHorseBookDay— Every year on May 10th, join Trafalgar Square Books and Heels Down Media to celebrate horse books and all those who write them, read them, and make them!
What to Do: Buy a horse book at your favorite tack or bookstore, take a selfie, post about your favorite horse books, tell others your reading recommendations (or what books you've written!), and tag your post #BuyAHorseBookDay (and don't forget to include @horseandriderbooks and @heelsdownspark for added likes, shares, and chances to win!)
Why Create Buy A Horse Book Day: Horse books are not only fun to read, but they educate and inspire, and buying them supports SO MANY independent creators and small businesses. Let's join together and make this an annual event that is positive, exciting, and inclusive!
Buy A Horse Book Day Prizes and Discounts: Every order from online bookstore www.HorseandRiderBooks.com on May 10th is automatically entered to win a $100 shopping spree at Trafalgar Square Books' online bookstore, plus books will be given away to favorite social posts throughout the day! Watch for individual horse book author contests and giveaways, too.
Here's How to Participate on Buy A Horse Book Day
Buy a horse book at your favorite tack or bookstore, take a selfie, post about your favorite horse books, tell others your reading recommendations, and tag your post with the #BuyAHorseBookDay hashtag.
Also, don't forget to include @horseandriderbooks and @heelsdownspark for added likes, shares, and chances to win!
Sign up for the Heels Down Spark, the only daily equestrian newsletter, for reviews of some of Heels Down's favorite horse-themed books and for their discounts and giveaways during the week of May 10.
CLICK HERE to sign up for Heels Down Spark
PLUS, Trafalgar Square Books is running a site-wide sale on May 10th in honor of Buy A Horse Book Day! Enjoy 20% off plus FREE SHIPPING in the US! Trafalgar Square Books, the leading publisher of equestrian books and videos, is a small business based on a farm in rural Vermont.
CLICK HERE to visit Trafalgar Square Books online bookstore now.
Visit Trafalgar Square's online bookstore and order publisher-direct. They have a terrific loyalty program, so the more you buy, the more you save, and buying directly helps support small business and hard-working authors.
Connect with Rebecca Didier & Trafalgar Square
Listen to Rebecca Didier's Previous Interview!
Rebecca takes us behind the scenes of the publishing industry. She shares how to approach a traditional publisher and their expectations for authors from submissions to marketing and offers advice on building an author career as well as insights on how to make your book structurally strong and visually appealing.
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About Your Host & Author Carly Kade
Carly Kade is an award-winning author, horse owner, creativity coach, and the host of the Equestrian Author Spotlight Podcast. She helps fellow writers start, grow, and expand their author careers. Creative writing makes her spurs jingle!
Carly's In the Reins equestrian romance book series was written with horse lovers in mind, no matter which discipline they ride. The horses are as vital to moving the story forward as the human characters are.
These books are perfect for poolside reading, taking to the beach, or settling down with after a day of horseback riding.
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Carly Kade writes for anyone who loves horses, handsome cowboys and a great romance. Creative writing about horses makes her spurs jingle!
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