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laurie-halse-anderson's picture
Jan.27.2011
I am coming to New York City!! On Sunday, March 20 at 4pm, I’ll be speaking at Symphony Space. I am VERY EXCITED ABOUT THIS!!!!!! (so excited, I find myself pounding the caps lock and spitting out exclamation marks!!!!!!!!!) It gets better. I will be chatting with the One, the Only, Maureen...
nina-amir's picture
Nov.28.2010
Now that you have had www.flipcamera.com.) If you also write fiction, no problem; you still can use video and talk about your characters, for example. You will start to find a following for this type of publicity campaign. About the Author Ruth Klein, M.S. is an author of six best-selling...
nina-amir's picture
Nov.17.2010
One of the most time-tested ways to build an author platform involves good old fashioned speaking. By that I mean getting up in front of an audience and talking about something related to the topic of your book. This remains a great way to develop expert status and to connect with people who...
lou-macaluso's picture
Oct.14.2010
Just returned from Greece. Great country! Great islands! Great people! Anyone been, too? Still looking for novella publisher, speaking engagement, and good recipe for moussaka. Any ideas?
lou-macaluso's picture
Oct.14.2010
Just returned from Greece. Great country! Great islands! Great people! Anyone been, too? Still looking for novella publisher, speaking engagement, and good recipe for moussaka. Any ideas?
michelle-hoover's picture
Sep.24.2010
Struck dumb in the middle of a recent Q&A session—this halfway through my two-week, every-night Midwestern book tour and feeling somewhat out-of-sorts with a bad stomach in a small Minnesota town—a bookstore owner raised his hand at the back of the room and asked the following question:  Why...
nina-amir's picture
Sep.22.2010
Most writers like to write rather than speak. I don’t mean they are all reclusive. I mean they tend to consider themselves more adept at writing than speaking. They say, I’m a writer, not a speaker,” and they may even claim to possess a fear of public speaking—along with many other people. Yet...
raymond-mallette's picture
Jul.26.2010
     Ever been "the new kid?" Have you ever had to stand up in front of a large (or small) group and give a speech or presentation? If you have, then you fully understand the "butterflies in the stomach" feeling.      There are different levels of shyness and different things...
pam-johnson-bennett's picture
Jun.07.2010
My career often had me feeling scattered in a million directions. I spent much of my day doing behavior consultations or traveling for speaking engagements. When I wasn't doing those things I could often be found staring at my laptop in an attempt to meet my next writing deadline. Life in the self-...
nina-amir's picture
Nov.26.2009
Happy Thanksgiving! It's November 25th, and Write Nonfiction in November has just five more days left before the challenge ends. Blog readers have been busy reading, but I've heard little from writers. I hope that means you've been busy writing. I did notice, however, that many of the article on...