Tuesday, March 25, 2014
It's been a few weeks ago, when I came across this news release about Author James Patterson. On September 2, 2013, Mr. Patterson announced he has set aside one million dollars to give out as grants to independent bookstores over the next twelve months. He's also encouraging other authors to jump on board to help the struggling stores.
Mr. Patterson does have a few requirements they must follow and, so far as of the date of the Publisher Weekly article, no bookstore has been turned down. Some of the bookstores have even received more grant money than they requested.
Here you may read the article.
Thank you, Mr. Patterson, for helping the Mom and Pop bookstores. You've put a smile on so many faces.