Monday, December 24, 2012

Five Books and 15 Movies

When I was younger, I thought about growing up to be famous. I imagined that the Bubby series would go on to sell countless copies and that multiple movies would be made. Since the stories are so short, I assumed that the first two episodes would be one movie, episodes three and four would make up the second film, and book five would round out the trilogy (since the most popular movie series always seem to need to be in multiples of three).

However, recently The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was released. As you may or may not know, the book, The Hobbit, was intended to be divided into two films, but they later decided there was enough material for three films.

Naturally, that got me to thinking. If a short book like The Hobbit can be divided into three films, then why not each of the Bubby books?

So, without further ado, I urge all of you to create a massive viral social media campaign with the hashtag #5books15movies.

Do I think it will work? No, not really... but that's why I'm relying on all of you to spread the word, so I don't have to have my heart broken when my unrealistic dreams are dashed.

So remember, with all the tweeting you do today, push the idea of #5books15movies.

Thanks!

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Give the Gift of Bubby

Look, we all know that Bubby is the gift that keeps on giving. If you were to ask him, Bubby would tell you that he has more than enough love to go around.

Alas, this Christmas season you probably have a limited budget. With that in mind, I am proposing a compromise: If you promise to buy The Complete Bubby Anthology on Smashwords, I will give you a coupon code to enter to save you 50% today through Christmas. In other words, you'll end up getting $3.99 worth of a book for only $1.99.

Agreed?

Okay, the code is "LL77E" (without quotes).

So what do you get for 50% off? You get access to multiple file types of The Complete Bubby Anthology, meaning you can read it on a Kindle, a Nook, an iPad, a Nexus 7, your personal computer, or pretty much any other type of eReader.

And you can even click the "Give as a gift" option on Smashwords so that your friends will be able to get their own copies of the book and then unanimously call you "the worst gift-giver ever."

So follow this link to Smashwords, and use coupon code "LL77E" (without quotes) to buy The Complete Bubby Anthology today!

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For those of you wanting a paperback copy of the book, you can still get it for the unbelievably low price of only $10.99 on Amazon.com.