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d-cs's picture
I feel like I don’t talk about my craft enough. And that’s obviously not because I don’t enjoy it, I’m constantly writing something if it’s not book scenes it’s roleplay scenes. I guess I don’t blog about it much because writing to me, simply is. That’s what I do. I’m a story teller. I love it. But...
june-casagrande's picture
* Originally published April 7, 2008 I’m one of those sober people. Haven’t had a drink for a long time. A very long time. I’ll spare you drama queen version and instead sum up the gory days in as few words as possible: lost jobs, lost friends, lost contents of stomach, early-stage DTs (yes,...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
And in case you read romance or know 50 to 100 people who do . . . my second romance novel Reason to Believe has been reissued today in mass market!  Very very blue cover.  Link included.  Buying encouraged. Jessica
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In Publisher's Marketplace today, there was a blurb about Penguin UK meeting with British booksellers to broach the issue of a no-return policy on the publisher's backlist. It will be interesting to see if it succeeds in this policy. I remember that, back in the '90s, a U.S. pub house tried...
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I am knee deep in promoting two new books, one released in June and the other coming in July. Whew! What a whirlwind. I keep telling myself that it will all be worth it when my sales numbers soar and my publisher comes back to me with a contract for my next book, but in the meantime, I haven't had...
rohit-bhargava's picture
Recently I had the lucky chance to connect with more than 85 marketing bloggers at Blogger Social - an event put together mainly by two marketing bloggers, CK and Drew Mclellan (along with the help of many other volunteers). The entire weekend was a chance for bloggers who have been online friends...
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I've done a few book signings in the last few weeks and it has been an interesting experience. In the romantic view that many people might have about the life of an author, these book signings are mega affairs with lines around the block and a steady stream of people. In reality, they are usually...
josie-brown's picture
Even in good economic times, book sales only inch up, or stay stagnant. Revenue increases seem to be tied to jumps in the retail prices of books vs. new buyers, or readers purchasing more (or even more of the same). In England, publisher Hachette has thrown down the gauntlet in the hopes of...
brad-schreiber's picture
You can learn about a person by what that person does and what that person says. But you can also learn a lot about a journalist by the company he keeps. One of the great rewards in writing arts journalism, it seems, is to praise those who you admire with complimentary analysis. When the...
josie-brown's picture
I read with interest the recent Wall Street Journal article on book trailers, and their effects on sales and visibility for authors and their books. The good news is that book trailers have come a long way since I first wrote about them on M.J. Rose's wonderful blog salon, Buzz, Balls and Hype,...