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Five things I learned at a professional writers workshop

By Barbara G. Tarn

As an introvert, marketing one’s own work is a huge challenge. Free advertising seems like a great way to get your name out. 1,051 more words

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Multi-Author Bundles: Dos and Don’ts

by Donna Fasano

Multi-author anthologies require a lot of hard work. However, if 100% of the participating authors pull together to make the boxed set a success, there are great advantages to be had. 680 more words

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Find your next read and promote your books with Helloreads

How do you decide what you’re reading next? Checking various book lists? Asking friends? Browsing endlessly through the bottomless internet?

Helloreads has built one platform to combine all of the above. 286 more words

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Seven Ways to Build Your Author Brand

The thought of selling yourself as though you’re a new watch or a can of fizzy soda may strike you as crass and make you want to stick a fork in your eye, but if you’ve written a book and you’re looking for new readers, then you’re selling more than just your writing.

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The Coachella Madrigals - Soon to be in Print

Awhile ago Luminous Press (Luminous produces Firefly Magazine – the website is Here) published my e-chapbook “The Coachella Madrigals” for easy reading on the internet. 176 more words

Truth, a writer's moral obligation

“If something inside of you is real, we will probably find it interesting, and it will probably be universal. So you must risk placing real emotion at the center of your work.
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Brooklyn BookFest: A Retrospective

Last week (September 11-17) was the Brooklyn Book Festival, one of the premiere book festivals in the US, and the largest free literary event in New York City. 1,996 more words

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