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henry-mosquera's picture
Aug.26.2013
by Rachel Smalter Late last week, The Wall Street Journal reported that, even as print publishing continues to shrink, audiobook publishing is exploding. “Pretty much everybody has an audio book player in their pocket” points out Hachette Audio VP Anthony Goff, and audiobook sales have doubled...
cassandra-dunn's picture
Aug.25.2013
We had lofty plans for the summer. Okay, not lofty. But we had plans. Most of which didn't ever make it out of the planning stage. They didn't include me selling my first novel (The Art of Adapting) to a real, bonafide publisher just as the school year was winding to an end, so some things turned...
sofia-diana-gabel's picture
Aug.20.2013
So happy to announce that my young adult science fiction novel is finally out! Published by Escargot Books and Music (they publish Terence Stamp, Peter Mayle and Maggie Abbott!!). Available through Escargot Books and Music, Amazon and other retailers. Here's a quickie synopsis: Argus and Tai Dachel...
henry-mosquera's picture
Aug.19.2013
Penny C. Sansevieri Author and CEO, Marketing Experts, Inc. Over the years I've heard this phrase thousands of times. Authors getting great reviews, getting awards, even local media and still, book sales aren't happening. When you have external validation, it's hard to really understand where...
henry-mosquera's picture
Aug.12.2013
by Scott Lorenz President of Westwind Communications. “Do book awards matter?”  YES!! As a book publicist I am here to inform you that yes, they absolutely do matter! In fact, one of my clients won the prestigious Los Angeles Book Festival award. That then led to a flurry of media...
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Aug.08.2013
"So what?” you may well ask. For starters, I'm a better writer. Plus, I've finished my first novel, "Hummingbird" starring PI McElroy (yay!).  The third edit of which was critiqued by my distinguished professor at Iowa Writers Workshop, who said that even after a solid two weeks of reading...
henry-mosquera's picture
Aug.05.2013
We are still coming to terms with writers not only being able to self-publish but being able to get those words easily to anyone with an Internet connection and reading device or a postal service. In other words, you can write a novel, novella or shopping list and get it out in the world with...
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Jul.31.2013
Let the gods try to squash you and the heavens rain on your parade - keep at it! [DE]     Longlisted author Donal Ryan   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Debut novel rejected 47 times makes Booker Prize longlist by John Spain AN author whose book was rejected 47 times before it was...
henry-mosquera's picture
Jul.29.2013
Erin Kern is the author of the Trouble Series of romance novels. Like many of my writer friends, she began by querying agents and ended up going on her own after several rejections. I hope you're as inspired by her story as I am, especially if your dream is to eventually sign with a large...
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Jul.25.2013
This review just in for my short novel: Mort Morte"Suspenseful, curious, moving, strange, modern, touching, angry, bitter, funny, sarcastic, absurd, pensive, violent, resentful, releasing, brave, exciting, dreamy, dangerous, experimental, honest, iceberg shard coming of age story. ...