QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
What is an anthology? An anthology is a collection of responses from a variety of people about the same subject collected into one book. To date, over 450 people have submitted their story to the Grief Diaries series.
Who can participate? Anyone who has lost a spouse due to military death.
How does it work? This is a guided project. Beginning January 9, you'll receive three questions per week for six weeks.
What kind of questions will I have to answer? The focus of the questions will be about your journey. If a question doesn't apply, pass over it. You can always come back to it later.
Can I use a pen name? Yes, but please register in your real name first.
Does it cost anything? Participation is free for contributors. Co-authors pay $450 (per title) and, in return, receive a share of royalties.
What are the benefits of co-authoring? Becoming a published author, royalties for life, credibility to your career, and more. Please note that each title is limited to two co-authors.
Why don't contributors receive compensation? We don't charge writers to submit their story, nor do we pay for stories. To thank you for contributing, you become part of our Community Give Back program that gives you wholesale rights to any Grief Diaries anthology title. You keep all the profits you earn from re-selling the title, and AlyBlue Media books get into the hands of those who need it.
May I participate in more than one book? Yes. Simply select KEEP SHOPPING and register for the next book you wish to participate in. There is no limit as long as you have personal experience with each subject.
May I participate on behalf of someone else? No. All submissions must be first-person accounts.
I would like to participate as a co-author, but can't afford it right now. May I make payments? No, but you can apply as a contributor and upgrade your status to co-author any time if that option is still available.
Where will the books be available? It will be published both in print and digital formats, and available to all booksellers around the world.
Who is the principal author? Lynda Cheldelin Fell, the creator of Grief Diaries. To learn more about Lynda, visit www.lyndafell.com.
Who is the publisher? AlyBlue Media. For more information, visit www.AlyBlueMedia.com.