A few days ago several writers answered my call to help our grandson, Tyler, on his quest to compete in the World Kickboxing Association’s North American Tournament 2014.
It was just 13 months ago when Tyler first began martial arts training. In the months since, he’s won the Ohio state North American Grappling Association (NAGA) championship and the Abu Dhabi World Submission Fighting Championship. Tyler has also won several other competitions, including USKS Superstars and the Grand National 2013. In addition, he recently received a nomination to the 2013 USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame. He’s scheduled to be inducted in the very near future.
Since Tyler is relatively new to the sport, rising so quickly to earn top awards, he hasn’t been around long enough to secure the large sponsorships his competitors enjoy. Therefore, to help with the expense of traveling to and competing at the World Kickboxing tournament, Tyler, his family, and his coaches and trainers are actively seeking donors and sponsors.
So I had an idea…turn to the writing community. As a way to show my appreciation to donors, I’ve offered to run ads on this site for each person who contributes. A $50 donation receives four months of ad space for your book (normally, a $140 value).
I’ve always said that writers are some of the best people in the world, and here’s more proof to back that statement. The writers below each donated to Tyler’s tournament travel fund, and their ads and links are listed in the right sidebar of this page. Please do click the links to pick up a copy of their books. They appreciate your support, as do I.
*By the way, in case you’re curious, this website receives thousands of visitors each day.
To the writers listed below, Tyler and I thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Your generosity means a lot to us.
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Again, if you’d like to help out, you can do so by clicking either of the following links, and then contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to have your ad placed here on The Graveyard Shift.
Paypal (The link to the left takes you to Tyler’s website. Once you’re there please scroll down for the Paypal link)
Thank you so much. I appreciate your support, and I’ll do my best to make you proud!