Monthly Archives: December 2011

Getting a Foreword or a “Blurb” from a Famous Person

A great way to attract attention to your book is to get an expert in the field, or a celebrity or media “star,” to write a foreword for your book or at least provide a quote (“blurb”) you might use on the … Continue reading

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Getting the Most From Your Press Releases

Whether you self-published your book or are simply trying to further promote your book released from an established publisher, press releases are one way try to obtain media coverage for your book, book signing, speaking engagement or anything else that … Continue reading

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Notes on Self-Editing – Part 2

Continuing on with the notes I took while reading Evan Marshall’s book, Novel Writing, and, as before, with my comments in bold italics. Simplicity and Redundancy – Delete redundancies.  While we’re going after redundancies, can “a point in time” be banned from … Continue reading

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