Revolutionizing BOOK CLUB!!!
Okay, I've spoken to Zaki about this and he agrees that something needs to be done to revamp and revitalize BOOK CLUB. This section could easily turn into one of the best areas of our site if the right person was in charge. Now Zaki agrees that, lately, he's no longer the right person for this job. He's just too busy with school and work and he'd like to focus more on local PR and recruiting new Cult Members.
So what we basically need is a person to step in and take over BOOK CLUB.
Here is the criteria we are looking for:
- [b]You must be very well read.[/b] I'm sick of seeing people recommend the same ol' same ol' on this site. We've all read Bret Easton Ellis by now. Let's try and find some new and rare titles like "The Contortionist Handbook" was a rare title at the time. And remember, this doesn't necessarily have to be books in the Chuck vein. It simply has to be something exciting that you think Cult Members will devour and want to discuss.
- [b]You must know how to maintain and run a website.[/b] I know this is going to limit our odds at finding someone, but realistically, we need a person who can stay on top of the BOOK CLUB site and revise and add content to it, sometimes on a daily basis. So whether you work in Front Page, Dreamweaver, or just basic html, you MUST have a knowledge of web editing to take on this job. If you don't think this is necessary, just take a look at the front page of the [url=http://www.chuckpalahniuk.net/bookclub/]current Book Club site[/url]. See how sparce and pathetic that is? We need someone that can fill it up with content, add some life into it.
- [b]Time and passion.[/b] If there's one thing I can't abide, it's a flake. I've dealt with PLENTY of flakes in my 4 and half years running this website. Everyone promises the world. Everyone sings you a song and tells you a story. And then everyone disappears on you not even a month into the job. If you are in school and have a lot of work to do each day. You are probably not the person for this job. If you work an extremely busy day job. You are probably not the person for this job. If you are very unfamiliar with our website but still love books. Sorry, but you are probably not the person for this job.
So here's the long and short of it: [b]We need a person who is a fucking tank. A person who devours books... sometimes one a week... who has maybe worked in a bookstore.... who knows grammar and proofreads his/her posts.... who can run the Book Club site and has good PEOPLE SKILLS. And a person who can STAY ON TOP of this job and have a new book ready to go at the top of each month.[/b]
So start replying and let me hear who you think would make a good candidate. If you're not it, then recommend us someone and tell us why they would be right for this job. Once we get enough nominees, I'll post a vote.
Let the revolution begin.
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