I plan to write my first eBook, and I am itching to begin. I have an idea. I want to collect up a healthy smattering of questions that kids want to ask, but are afraid to. Kind of like those books that answer real-life questions for kids.
Example: What does "GOP" stand for? What are "Daisy Dukes"? And the like.
I have sent out e-mails to close friends and relatives asking for thier questions, and no one has replied with anything!! That puts a damper on my hopes for the success of the book.
I am asking that anyone who reads this post replies to my personal e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with their own questions, either current or as a child. I would prefer questions that are written along with answers, but I would accept anything. I really appreciate it!!
I can feel your pain. When I've emailed people asking them do a bit of work for me I usually get a very low response rate. I think you should try and find people and ask them face to face. You will probably get a better responce rate. As well if you have a website you might consider offering a free copy of your completed ebook to those who submit their questions and answers
The guys who wrote the highly successfull series, "Chicken Soup for the Soul," wrote to people who would most likely have something to contribute. Ebook Architect's suggestion is a good one. How about contacting grade school teachers who are deal with your target audience?
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