What is it?
It’s a Street Team. It’s a newsletter group. It’s a chance for you to have access to special Army-Only excerpts, shorts, and contests.
What do you do in exchange?
Pretty much what you would do anyway. Talk about the books. Hand out bookmarks or postcards at your local bookstores. Tell your friends. Write reviews or discuss the books on whatever online bookstore or book catalog site you use (HONEST reviews, please.) Blog about the books. Tweet about them. Take some of the logo images or badges and put them on your website or blog. Whatever you want to do and feel comfortable with.
Badge Code for Copy & Paste:
(You can also right-click on the member badge graphic and save it to your hard drive. Then upload it to your blog, Facebook, MySpace, etc. Link it to http://www.staciakane.net/join-the-downside-army/ if you like.)
<a href="http://www.staciakane.net/join-the-downside-army/" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.staciakane.net/wp-content/member_downsidearmy.gif" border="0" width="150" height="250" alt="Proud Member of the Downside Army" title="Proud Member of the Downside Army" /></a>
What do you get in exchange?
There may be t-shirts or ARCs (Advance Review Copies) in addition to the above-mentioned excerpts, contests, etc. You’ll also get the newsletter with information about release dates, signings, appearances, and anything else. (I promise you won’t be getting these every other minute. I’m way too disorganized to put together a newsletter that often. But when there is news, you’ll have it first.)
So, ready to enlist? Just submit the form! You’ll start receiving information as soon as we have it.