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A lot of writing & marketing ebooks on sale today only for #writers today only. Grab them while you can!

There are a number of writing technique and book marketing ebooks on sale today only (Fri Nov 7, 2014) for only $0.99 on Amazon that, if you’re a writer, published or pre-published, you may want to buy. I’ve snatched up … Continue reading

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Writers–want to know my thoughts on book promotion?

Then check out my interview on Lena Coakley’s blog. You’ll read about some of the things I’ve done to promote Scars, my thoughts on book trailers, and more.

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another great YA book trailer – Candor by Pam Bachorz

Here’s another great YA book trailer. At least, I think it’s great–and effective; the trailer got me interested in the book. What do you think? It’s for Candor by Pam Bachorz (Edgemont). I also think that Pam’s “Spread the Word” … Continue reading

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new free site to help authors & publishers promote books

If you’re an author, book publicist, or publisher, this may interest you. There’s a new site to help authors and publishers promote their books–fReado.com. They say: “Free Online Book Marketing Technology for Authors Reach your target audience on Facebook, blogs … Continue reading

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Authors – get quality promotional bookmarks for just over a cent!

This is a fantastic, step-by-step guide on how to get good-quality, color promotional bookmarks for your books using VistaPrint (available in the US, Canada, and the UK, and other countries). I’ve heard other authors using VistaPrint for this (buying postcards, … Continue reading

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Book promotion – giving out business cards on the subway

I was editing my manuscript as I traveled on the subway, as I usually am lately. And when it was getting to my stop, I put my manuscript away in my backpack–and the young guy (maybe 20) sitting beside me … Continue reading

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Why Laurie Halse Anderson wrote Wintergirls

A video worth watching! I think this will appeal to readers, teachers, and anyone who has an interest in eating disorders. I think this is a spot of great book promotion! What do you think? Does this video appeal to … Continue reading

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Book promotion on public transit

I’ve been seeing more and more ads, the last few years, for books–and feeling good about it. The other day when I was on the subway, I saw an ad for Tundra Books–all children’s books–with “Season’s Readings” as a slogan. … Continue reading

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Alfred A Knopf ties novel to Hubble Telescope

Alfred A Knopf/Random House have created a slide show of beautiful, sometimes stunning images from outer space transmitted from the Hubble Telescope, and tied that in to the publication of Brian Greene’s Icarus at the Edge of Time(a fable about … Continue reading

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Funny video promoting a book based on bad reviews

Have you received some bad reviews of your book? Maybe you can do something as creative and funny as this author did. Brad Meltzer took a bunch of negative reviews of his book and had old people with attitude and … Continue reading

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