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Nancy Roman

Write-In Campaign!!

This being Election Day, it seems an appropriate day to ask my readers this week for a HUGE favor:  (besides voting… please vote!)

This week- (Nov 3 -8) – Goodreads is accepting nominations for its Choice Awards for 2014.

They allow write-in nominations, and the top FIVE vote-getters become official nominees. They combine votes with number of ratings in order to pick the top 5.

One category is:

BEST DEBUT GOODREADS AUTHOR OF 2014

A nomination in that category would mean so much to me, and could significantly boost the success of my novel.

So please, PLEASE, if you read my book and liked it:

 

1.  Go to Goodreads.com and register if you are not already a member. Goodreads is a book review website owned by Amazon.

 

2. Give “Just What I Always Wanted” a nice rating.  The reviews on Amazon have been amazing (thank you), but I could use some additional ratings on Goodreads in order to qualify.

 

Here’s the link for the Ratings.  Goodreads Rating for “Just What I Always Wanted”

 

3. Then:  Go to the this link for  Best Debut Goodreads Author of 2014  and write-in:

 

“Just What I Always Wanted”

 

NOTE: You have to register with Goodreads in order to be able to write in a vote.. otherwise you get the 15 predetermined nominees, but not the space at the bottom for a write-in. But registering is EASY!!!

It’s a long, long, LONG shot – but Life itself is a long shot – so –  why not???

 

Thank you !!!!

Nancy

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19 Comments

  1. Jim Fabiaschi

    Nancy,
    I can’t find where it says “write in vote” on the website, just the nominees that are already there?
    Jim

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    • You have to register with Goodreads in order to get the right to write in. I didn’t realize that… but registering is easy!!!!

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  2. Will do! Hoping you will be nominated!

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  3. Done!

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  4. You’ve got my vote!!

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  5. Done! Now I’m going to go out to vote.

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    • Thanks, and Yes, the other kind of voting is even more important.

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  6. You got it! Governor? Think bigger. Then memoir.

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    • Thanks. And it would have to be Governor first before memoir.. since my life has been pretty ordinary so far. If most of my blog posts are about makeup, I haven’t had much of a life… yet…

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  7. Been meaning to sign up for Good Reads. Thanks for the push.
    Good luck! (and yes, Governor and memoir!)

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    • Thanks… next election for sure! I will be retired then, and can campaign (when I’m not in Zumba class)

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  8. Rated, reviewed and wrote in vote. Done.
    Good luck!

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    • Wonderful! Thank you so much. I know I haven’t a prayer against books with 5,000 reviews, but if I could get on the same page, my visibility would go up astronomically!

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    • And I just saw the amazon review too… Thank you so much.

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  9. Done the first, including review. Remind us all when the next round starts. Good luck.

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    • Thanks for the review! It’s a long shot that I make it to the second round – but if it happens, I will let the whole world know!

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