Monday, July 2, 2012

INDIEpendence Day Blog Fest Starts Today


It's time! The INDIEpendence Day Blog Fest celebration extravaganza has officially begun! This is your chance to meet some great new Indie authors (remember - you won't see any Indelibles on these lists since this a pay-it-forward event!) and maybe even win some prizes.  What could be better than that?

But before you go off hopping to the over-70 participating blogs, take a moment to read this super-fun riff on the famed Independence Day speech created by David Adams (with some minor tweaking to make it better fit our purposes).  :)
"Good morning. Good morning. In less than an hour, bloggers from here will join others from around the world, and you will be launching the largest blog postings in the history of publishing. Publishing: that word should have new meaning for all of us today. We can't be consumed by our petty differences any more. We will be united in our common interest. Perhaps it's fate that today is the 4th of July, and you will once again be writing for our freedom. Not from 1-stars, rip-off books, or piracy, but from obscurity. We're fighting for our right to write, to exist, and should we win the day, the 4th of July will no longer be known as an American holiday, but as the day when Indie authors declared in one voice, 'We will not go quietly into the night! We will not vanish without a fight! We're going to write on, we're going to survive.' Today we celebrate our INDIEpendence day!"

Now, go forth and meet some Indies! And, to our American friends, have a safe & happy 4th of July as we celebrate America and her heroes.

 

7 comments:

  1. LOVE that the speech was include. And who doesn't love a movie about fighting aliens?

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  2. I love that movie. Independence Day will always be one of my favorite.
    mom1248(at)att(dot)net

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  3. Excellent hop and lots of Indie fun to enjoy. I'm a tad late because of trying to launch a book, so I signed on but I'm at the bottom of the Linky! Oh dear. Anyway, it's great to see all the indies gathered together.

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  4. That speech just gave me goosebumps! Hahaha! I wanted to cheer out loud (but I restrained, so as not to frighten anyone).

    Great idea for a blog hop. Taking notes so that I might give many of these authors a try. Thanks for always looking out for the Indies! :)

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  5. So glad to be a part of this! I do love my Indie authors :)

    -K8
    http://froze8.blogspot.com/

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  6. I'm so excited! Loving all the great books that I'm seeing!

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