Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Care and Feeding of Bookstore Staff

Authors need to support libraries and bookstores.  Here is an enlightening article by author and bookstore owner Emma Straub.  Self-publishers, in particular, have an uphill battle getting into bookstores.  If and when you do, here are some tips to increase … Continue reading

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Promoting Your Book with Postcards

Believe it or not, color postcards are considerably cheaper than bookmarks.  This is because the paper for postcards (I suggest the 4×6 size) is a standard size and doesn’t have to be trimmed out from larger cardstock like the bookmarks. … Continue reading

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Promoting Your Book with Bookmarks

As I’ve mentioned several times before, if you are self-publishing, and most likely if you have a standard publisher, you will have to personally manage the majority of your book’s advertising and promotion, at least if you plan to sell … Continue reading

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The Blizzard in Italy and Spain!

I’m a bit tardy in posting this news, but Kindle users in Spain and Italy can now purchase The Blizzard through Amazon.es and Amazon.it! Kindle readers in Vatican City, San Marino, and Andorra can use the same avenues.

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