Book Publishing

Author Promotion: How Terry McMillan Got Her Bestselling Start

When Terry McMillan’s first novel Mama was published in 1987, her publisher only sent out press releases and review copies — their standard low-level effort for first-time authors. So Terry took the promotion into her own hands. She wrote more than 3,000 letters to bookstores, colleges, chain stores, African-American groups, and other groups asking them […]

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Camel Jacket Chat: What You Need to Know to Become a Best-Selling Author

Are you thinking about writing a book? Do you know where to begin? What is self-publishing? How do you get listed on Amazon? You will after this show. In this Camel Jacket Chat, Carmen Rojas interviews author Charlotte Pierce. For more on book marketing, ebook promotions, Internet marketing, social media, and self-publishing, go to http://www.bookmarketingbestsellers.com

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William Styron on Great Books

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it. — William Clark Styron, Jr.

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Nina Amir: Can You Describe Your Book Market?

Nina’s abbreviation for The Author Training Manual is a good description of the value of her book. The abbreviation? ATM. Nina’s book can enable authors to create their own ATMs to withdraw money whenever they need it simply by creating new books. Nina’s advice is solid. And there’s a gold mine in the four sample […]

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Friends: When You Run Out of Books to Read

I ran out of books to read, so I had to spend time with my friends. It turns out they’re not bad people. — John Kremer

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Read My Lips Radio with Bonnie D. Graham | Stella Togo

Are you an entrepreneur, business owner or expert wanting to write a book to increase your credibility and visibility, but you don’t know where to start? Or you started, but got stuck? Or you wrote it, but now you’re broke? Then check out this interview. In June 2014, Stella Togo was interviewed on Blog Talk […]

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Game Changers Interview John Kremer

Here are a few key points I make during this short 9-minute interview on marketing books and novels. The best thing about self-publishing is that you have full control. The worst thing about self-publishing is that you have full control. That means you have to do the writing, design, publishing, marketing, and more.

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Six Word Stories for Those Who Want to Write Better

If you want to write better, start by trying to write a very short story in six words. Here, for example, are some short stories featured on SixWordStories.net. This website was inspired by the original short short story by Ernest Hemingway: For sale: baby shoes, never worn.

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