Origins: An Anthology Now Available in Kindle Edition

Origins: An Anthology is now available for Amazon’s Kindle.  It can be purchased for only $6.00 at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004Z8M8NU

This is the same great content, just in e-book format.  If you have any trouble, please don’t hesitate to contact us for assistance.

You can also leave a review of the book at the same link for other Amazon readers.  Thanks!

Origins Release Event Tonight at Kafe Kerouac

Don’t forget, the free release event for Origins: An Anthology is tonight at Kafe Kerouac at 7:00 p.m.

The event will feature readings by Kim Younkin, Chad Jones, Ben Orlando and Brad Pauquette.  Books will be on sale for $10 ($9.35+tax).

Please stop by and support the local written word.

Find more information on the event on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=202808839751774 .

Kafe Kerouac is located at 2250 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio (just north of Lane Ave.)  For more information about Kafe Kerouac, please visit their website www.kafekerouac.com.

Contact us with any questions.

Origins: An Anthology Retail Locations

Origins has been released!

As of today, May 4, 2011, Columbus Creative Cooperative’s debut anthology is available for online ordering, available for purchase in local retailers, and available in Kindle Edition.

The following brick-and-mortar retailers are now carrying Origins.

Cherbourg Bakery
541 S. Drexel Ave., Bexley, OH 43209
(website | map)

Colin’s Coffee
3714 Riverside Drive, Columbus, OH 43221
(Upper Arlington | map)

Cup O’ Joe (website)
Airport – 4600 International Gateway (map)
Bexley – 2418 E. Main Street (map)
Clintonville – 2990 N. High Street (map)
Easton – 241 Easton Town Center (map)
German Village – 627 S. Third Street (map)
Lennox – 1791 Olentangy River Road (map)
Short North – 600 North High Street (map)

Kafe Kerouac
2250 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43201
(website | map)

Stauf’s Coffee Roasters
1277 Grandview Avenue, Columbus, OH 43212
(website | map)

Thank you to all of the businesses that have agreed to carry Origins: An Anthology.  We couldn’t do it without you.

If you would like to carry our work at your location, please contact us.

Kafe Kerouac and Colin’s Coffee may not have the anthology available until May 6, 2011.  Please inquire for details.

Don’t Forget to Join Us On Facebook – Win A Copy of Origins

Don’t forget to “Like” our Facebook page by midnight tomorrow (Wednesday, May 4, 2011) night for a chance to win a free copy of Origins: An Anthology.

You can find us on Facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Columbus-Creative-Cooperative/113659345377353 .  Hit “like” at the top, and you’re automatically registered.

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Last Day To Pre-Order Origins and Get Free Shipping!

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 is the last day to pre-order Origins: An Anthology and get free shipping.  Click here to order by PayPal or credit card.

Origins is listed at only $9.35.  Shipping is normally $3, that’s a savings of nearly 25%!

All pre-orders will be shipped no later than the morning of Wednesday, May 4, 2011.  Orders received by midnight on Monday, May 2, 2011 (today), will be shipped on Tuesday morning.

Origins for Kindle will be released on Amazon.com on the morning of May 4, 2011.  A link will be posted as soon as it’s available.  The anthology will also be available at local reatailers city-wide on Wednesday morning, including all Cup O’ Joe locations!

We’ve gotten fantastic feedback on our anthology so far.  Thanks so much in advance for your support of Columbus Creative Cooperative and our debut anthology project.

PR: Writer’s Co-Op To Hold Anthology Release Event May 6

This is a press release that went out today.  Please pass along to any relevant contacts.  Thanks!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Writer’s Co-Op To Hold Anthology Release Event May 6

Columbus, Ohio – May 2, 2011 – Columbus Creative Cooperative will hold a release event for its anthology Origins on Friday, May 6, 2011. The event will be held at Kafe Kerouac in the North OSU Campus area at 7:00 p.m.

This one-of-a-kind, free event will feature readings from several Columbus writers included in the recently released anthology, Origins, including Chad Jones, Ben Orlando, Kim Younkin and Brad Pauquette.

Columbus Creative Cooperative (CCC) is a Central Ohio organization of writers who collaborate for self-improvement and collective publication. The group’s mission is to promote the talent of Columbus artists, and to connect local readers with local writers.

Origins will release online and at local retailers, including all Cup O’ Joe locations, on May 4, 2011. Listed at only $9.35, with ISBN 978-0-9835205-0-4, the book will be available in paperback and Kindle Edition.

The special reading on May 6 will last approximately one hour. Books will be available for sale. More information is available on the CCC website at ColumbusCoop.org.

Media are invited to join CCC for this event on Friday, May 6, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. with advanced notice.

For more information, to attend the release event, or to schedule an interview with CCC or any of its featured authors, please contact:

Brad Pauquette
info@ColumbusCoop.org
614-441-9777

ENDS

You can find this event on Facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=202808839751774

WP: What’s For Dinner (05/11/11)

The writing prompt for the May 11, 2011 writers’ workshop is “What’s For Dinner?”

Length guideline: 3,000 to 5,000 words

This could be the story of how your peas get to the dinner table, what happened to the dinner guest who never arrived, or an allergy mishap.

Nowhere to start?  You could just describe exactly what you had for dinner last night in savory, or disgusting, detail.

Our next writers’ workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.  You do not have to use this prompt.  If it’s helpful, use it.  If not, please continue to bring other materials or just your feedback.

Happy writing!  Questions?  Contact us.

Writing Prompts

Moving forward, I’m going to try and produce a writing prompt for each workshop.

I know that when I write, I often have so many ideas swirling around that it’s difficult to get any traction.  A writing prompt forces me to focus on one thing, and it makes it way easier for me to devote the time to making the story work.

You do NOT have to use these prompts for the workshop.  If it’s helpful, please use it.  But you’re also free to continue to bring other stories, novel chapters, poetry, essays, or whatever you’d like, the door is wide open.

Have a writing prompt that you’d like to share?  Please contact us and we’ll post it.

Discounts for Book Clubs: Origins: An Anthology

We’d love for your book club to take a look at Origins.  For many book clubs, these nine entertaining short stories by local authors will be a fantastic change of pace, and a great cure for those warm weather attendance lulls.

If you’re interested in ordering books for a group, please contact us for special pricing and delivery options.

If your book club is local to Columbus, Ohio, we’d be happy to have an author or two stop by your group for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to chat with the story creator, if you’d like.

The local writing community can’t survive without the support of the local reading community.  Let us know how we can interact with your group, no request is too big or too small.

Happy reading!

Join Us On Facebook: Win A Free Book!

“Like” our page on Facebook by May 4, 2011 at 11:59p.m., and you’ll be automatically registered to a win free copy of Origins: An Anthology.

Visit us at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Columbus-Creative-Cooperative/113659345377353, click “Like” at the top, and you’re registered!  We’ll contact the winners on May 5, 2011.

For every 60 Facebook fans, we’ll randomly select one winner.  Your book will be mailed to you at no charge.

Contest Rules:

-Executive members of Columbus Creative Cooperative are not eligible to win.

-One entry per person.  Winners must respond within 3 business days to claim prize.

-Contest subject to change at any time without notice.