The online writing site Scribd’s has teamed up with author Gotham Chopra to produce the site’s first “community eBook.”
After reading Chopra’s Walking Wisdom, readers can submit their own dog stories to a special eBook edition of the book. The new edition has already been read 4,500 times. Follow this link to contribute your story, and we’ve embedded a graphic with directions below.
Here’s more from Chopra about the project: “One of the best parts of writing my latest book Walking Wisdom was reflecting on some of my fondest memories with my dogs, my infant son, and my father. Early on, to trigger some of my own recollections, I started seeking stories and anecdotes from people online. Almost from the moment I tweeted the solicit, I was getting bombarded with responses. It was fantastic and exciting. People had stories, both triumphant and tragic, and pictures, goofy and cuddly that they wanted to share. But there was a problem. I hadn’t quite thought through my plan. When people asked where they could send their stories, pictures, poems, and press clippings (yes – there seemed to be a lot of local news stories about heroic dogs!), I didn’t have an answer. I had nowhere to direct them … [Now] there’s an actual plan in place and a platform to welcome you to.”