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Sep.28.2013
We’re talking to authors from all walks of life about their experiences in publishing their book.  Some have smooth paths, some rocky, but they all share a common goal – to see their name on the cover of their creation.  It’s interesting to read what path they decided to take to get there...
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Aug.09.2013
We’re talking to authors from all walks of life about their experiences in publishing their book.  Some have smooth paths, some rocky, but they all share a common goal – to see their name on the cover of their creation.  It’s interesting to read what path they decided to take to get there...
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Jul.21.2013
We’re talking to authors from all walks of life about their experiences in publishing their book.  Some have smooth paths, some rocky, but they all share a common goal – to see their name on the cover of their creation.  It’s interesting to read what path they decided to take to get there...
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Jun.21.2013
Elizabeth Fountain left a demanding job as a university administrator in Seattle to move to the small town of Ellensburg, Washington, and pursue her dream of writing novels.  She started writing in grade school; fortunately, most of her tortured high school poetry and song lyrics are lost to...
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Jan.30.2013
Are you an author who has been published in the Amazon Singles store?  To check, here’s the link.  If you can find your book there, I would love to ask you a few questions for an article I’m writing on the subject.  I’m interested in the process, but more importantly, I would like...
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Jul.01.2012
Who doesn't want to win a FREE Kindle Fire?  Starting tomorrow you can!  Laura Carroll, author of the book, The Baby Matrix, will be on a virtual book tour starting July 2 and ending on September 28 and she will be giving away a free Kindle Fire at the end of her tour.  Not only that...
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May.24.2012
We continue with our series of interviews with authors talking about their book promotion strategies.  We're talking today to Denise Robbins, author of Phish NET Stalkings.  You can visit her website at http://www.deniserobbins.com. Thank you for this interview, Denise. Can we begin by...
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May.19.2012
Join eXtasy Books and Devine Destinies as they tour the blogosphere June 1 – August 31 2012 on their first virtual publisher tour with Pump Up Your Book! eXtasy Books and Devine Destinies have agreed to give away not only a Kindle Fire but also a $50 Gift Certificate to the person who comments...
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Apr.29.2012
Working in book publicity, my most asked question is "What's the best way to sell books?"  I know they are wanting the million dollar secret to book sales but that's hard to answer because all books are different.  You can't just do this for an author and expect the same thing to work for...
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Apr.16.2012
Today starts a new series of interviews with authors talking about their book promotion strategies.  Today we are interviewing Caroline Alethia, author of Plant Teacher. You can visit her website at www.plantteacherthebook.net.  Thanks for this interview, Caroline.  Can we begin by...
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Apr.04.2012
I’m thrilled to have Rudy Mazzochi, author of the medical thriller, Equity of Evil, at my space at Red Room!  Rudy is best known as a medical device and biotechnology entrepreneur, inventor, and angel investor, with a history of starting new technology ventures throughout the U.S. and Europe...
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Feb.03.2012
I'm blogging at Literarily Speaking today with not only a cool way to promote your book, but an incentive for you as well! I found a neat program that allows you to make your own 3D movies (not hard at all) and I've used it to promote an upcoming book about relationships I will be self-...
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Dec.16.2011
WE’RE HAVING A FACEBOOK PARTY!!!! Pump Up Your Book will be hosting the December 2011 Authors on Tour on Friday December 16, 2011 at 4 – 10 p.m. (eastern time – adjust to your time zone)!  Tell your book friends that not only will this give them an opportunity to chat with their favorite...
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Nov.09.2011
The Pub Across the Pond
I’m very happy to have Mary Carter, author of the women’s fiction novel,The Pub Across the Pond(Kensington), here with us today at Red Room!  Mary is a freelance writer and novelist.  The Pub Across the Pond is her fifth novel with Kensington. Her other works include:  My Sister’s...
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Nov.09.2011
I’m very happy to have Mary Carter, author of the women’s fiction novel,The Pub Across the Pond(Kensington), here with us today at Red Room!  Mary is a freelance writer and novelist.  The Pub Across the Pond is her fifth novel with Kensington. Her other works include:  My Sister’s...
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