Yup, you heard it right. But this is just part of one writer's creative marketing plan.
You can see for yourself what Boyd Lemon, the author of Digging Deep: A Writer Uncovers His Marriages, has to say in his message to readers:
Many of you have expressed that you intend to read Digging Deep: A Writer Uncovers His Marriages this summer. In the spirit of some summer fun, I am offering A Blatant & Transparent Incentive for all of you who have not yet read the book – the winning Reader will receive a $200 gift certificate to a restaurant of YOUR choice.
Is there a catch? You bet there is! But it’s as easy as 1-2-3 to qualify!
1. Purchase your copy of my book (Kindle or print edition), DIGGING DEEP, either from Amazon, or directly from my website by Sunday, July 31, 2011.
2. Read the book.
3. Write a review (it doesn’t have to be long or erudite), post it on Amazon.com before August 14th, and send a copy of your review to me at Boyd@BoydLemon-Writer.com; if you bought it from Amazon, be sure to include a copy of your purchase receipt or order confirmation as well.
That’s it! I will draw the name of the WINNER-READER on Monday August 15th.