Authors Supporting Our Troops comes to a (technical) end #ASOT2014

16 May

ARMAND ROSAMILIA

The t-shirt design comes in a variety of colors.

Today is Thursday May 15th 2014, the cutoff date for the Authors Supporting Our Troops event started in mid-January. I had to set this date because, while the four months going have been awesome and the support overwhelming, it was beginning to overwhelm not only me but Special Gal and two rooms of the house. 

A fraction of this year's book donations.

When I began this venture (thanks to author Joe McKinney, who did a smaller version last year), I was hoping for 500 books to ship overseas. I got about five times that amount, and every day brought another box of books and more excitement as I opened the box, cataloged and photographed and posted the books on Facebook. 

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It also let me see how very cool and generous people could be as well. Authors and non-authors alike donated money to help with the shipping costs, many people purchased special shirts we made for the event…

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One Response to “Authors Supporting Our Troops comes to a (technical) end #ASOT2014”

  1. rectorwriter May 16, 2014 at 5:09 pm #

    It was great to find out about this group before they closed membership for the year. Will be sending copies of my book soon and so very glad to know how many authors are supporting our troops!

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