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Holiday Promotion

Authors, Publishers, Groups

Every year Americans celebrate the change of seasons and gear up for the big holidays and this year is no exception. When readers thoughts (and books in stores) turn to holiday celebrations, from the reflections of Thanksgiving to the exuberance of Christmas and New Year, Fresh Fiction has two special promotions designed to help you reach over 300,000 readers this autumn.

  • Holiday - November 25th to December 16th
  • 12 Days - December 25th to January 6th
  • Valentine - January 26th to February 9th

Each winter promotion includes a unique newsletter, daily social media messages, themed contests, interviews, blog posts and reading list. Readers love to learn about new-to-them authors or to find out what's up with their favorites so it's a chance to put your name and books on their radar.

So... here's the scoop on our special WINTER PROMOTIONS!!!


Now is the time when gifts are bought, given and exchanged and in a worrisome economy one of the best values is a book. The idea though is to get YOUR book into buyers hands or on their wish lists! Sometimes it takes a little nudge... or a few nudges. You can take advantage of the holiday spending season by getting your name and books into the minds of readers during November and December.

12 Days of Christmas

On the wish list for most readers is gift cards to their favorite book retailer or a new e-reader. With the prices falling on e-readers and new models announced, this special short promotion is a great opportunity for authors and publishers to put their books out into the market. Sign up today to be included in the 12 Days of Christmas.


Deep in winter the Valentine season is great for romances and the ideal time to reach romance readers. Join us for our Valentine promotion and share your "love" with avid readers.

Get both promotions (Holiday, and 12 Days), for only $239 and save over buying them separately.

Winter Specials - Best Value

Fresh Fiction Contest Management includes: two contest pages: the contest description with entry page and the "thank-you" page. The contest description includes two images: author publicity photo, a contest image (if provided) or the cover image of your latest or upcoming book as well as a three paragraph description of your contest (or copy provided). A link to your web site and thank you blurb is provided on the successful entry page. Your bibliography on FreshFiction.com is also listed on the "thank you for entering" page.

An example contest page. (click through for thank-you page or click on the See A Larger Image of Prize for the bonus prize page)


Our multi-pronged strategy for promoting contests includes a central location on the FreshFiction.com web site contest index and weekly promotion in the Fresh Fiction Newsletter (216,000 opt-in subscribers) as well as social media promotion including Facebook, Twitter and more.

  • navigation button on top of every FreshFiction.com page
  • side bar listing of contest titles with direct links
  • contest index with teaser description of contest and link
  • promotion in Fresh Fiction newsletters
  • description of contest with one image in Fresh Fiction Special Promotion Newsletter
  • Twitter and Facebook button on contest page

You'll receive the unique entries and winner information on the first business day after the conclusion of your contest. FreshFiction confirms the winner's mailing address and forwards it to you. The author (or designate) is responsible for the shipping of the prize within a timely period.

All we need is the following information:

  • Contest Title (under 20 words)
  • Contest Prize
  • Contest Description (if you do not provide one, we'll use
  • the summary of your current book)
  • Featured Book (can be current, past or upcoming)
  • URL link (we default to your personal website, but you may have a special page you'd like us to link to -- an excerpt, special letter page, etc)

You may also include an image of your contest prize, if you wish.

Do consider our monthly payment option of only $99 per month (one year commitment with credit card or PayPal) to get a full year of Fresh Access. Check out details or call us for a personalized plan at 972-977-6667.

DEADLINE for response is: November 20th for the Holiday promotion.

Save Money with Fresh Access & Winter Promotions combination

If you buy Fresh Access Winter Special (November 1st to February 28th, 2015) you get both Valentine and the Holiday Promotion plus Fresh Access for December, January, and February 2015 for only $439!

Three Months Fresh Access w/Bonus contests

Winter Specials - Best Value - 4 Months

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minimum length of subscription is one year

If you have any questions about any FreshFiction.com promotional services, please do not hesitate to contact us at either Sara Reyes or Sales. We've added new services and features so we hope you'll check us out!

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