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paul-signorelli's picture
Aug.23.2013
For anyone fascinated by the concept of wicked problems—those complex, ambiguous challenges that are not subject to easy or perfect solutions and that were a topic of discussion at the recent New Media Consortium (NMC) Future of Education summit in Austin,...
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...
JohnnyOla's picture
Aug.13.2013
Everyone takes pictures with their cell phones, right? I know I do. Well I stumbled across the scary video on how predators might be able to find out things about you and your children from pictures posted online. Check out the link below. http://kyeos.wordpress.com/2013/05/10/warning-if-you-take-...
michael-seidel's picture
Aug.13.2013
I was reminiscing with another customer service tech rep today.  The subject became answering machines.  We'd started with bread machines.  His wife bought a new bread maker but had not done anything with it other than unpack it.  He then started playing with it.  All that...
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...
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...
bob-mustin's picture
Aug.02.2013
The Unwinding - An Inner History of The New America, by George Packer     I came by this book via a serendipitous path, and it’s proven quite a gift. Anyone who hasn’t been living underneath a rock for the past two decades understands that the U.S. - and possibly the world - is...
michael-seidel's picture
Jul.31.2013
Been thinking about buying some sort of Kindle, iPad, etc, something to use to read books.  I've resisted.  I have romantic fantasies of how a book feels and smells.  I like a book with a little meat on its spine.  I imagine when paper was first invented, people said, "No, I'm...
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...
henry-mosquera's picture
Jul.22.2013
by Joe Nobody I see a fair amount of forum traffic by independent authors concerning the topic of agents. Many indies view self-publishing as a springboard to an eventual relationship with an agent, hopefully to increase their income and expand their market presence. For me, as well as the...