Book Promotion/Platforms

How to Get Virtual Interviews

Even for Those Previously Out-of-Reach Shows! by Melissa Dalton Martinez I work in the media (mostly TV) and have some inside information for all you lovely authors out there. Now is an excellent time for you to get on TV, both within your home market and across the...

Nonfiction Cover Design—Must Knows & Nots

by Brian Halley with Mike Nash Book-cover design is about getting the reader’s attention (hooking them) and then reeling them in with promises about what transformative and/or emotionally and intellectually exciting experiences they’ll get from the book. If it’s...

Choosing Your Fiction Title

by Marla Buttars Coming up with a title can make even veteran authors groan in agony. Don’t believe us? Check out some of these original titles we found in an article from The Huffington Post: All’s Well That Ends Well  sends a much different message than War and...
Short Is the New Long—5 Tips

Short Is the New Long—5 Tips

Five Tips for Short Works That Sell by Sabine Berlin “The novella has become the Rosalind Russell of American literature, liked by all the guys but never taken out on a date.” —Gregory Feeley When I first started writing, the thinking above was still in vogue, and the advice to avoid novellas came at a pretty constant rate. But times are changing! Rosalind Russell, as the metaphor goes, has found her man. Traditionally, short stories and novellas…

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Book Cover Marketing

Book Cover Marketing

Seven Ways to Ensure Your Cover Is Worthy of Your Story by Sabine Berlin You’ve been taught your whole life: Don’t judge a book by its cover. It’s great advice. Who knows what friendships you might have missed out on, what new things you might not have tried if this hadn’t been hammered into your head since childhood? But the funny thing is, the one place where that advice should be easiest to follow is the one place where the rule flies right o…

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Your Book as Film: Wooing Hollywood

Your Book as Film: Wooing Hollywood

by Lindsay Flanagan It may seem like the majority of recent films are based on books. While it’s true that some of the biggest blockbusters in recent years are adapted from books, the ratio of all published books to those made into films is a much smaller number—it’s less than 1% .* But you are an awesome writer and your book has exactly what Hollywood wants, right? Let’s discuss some things Hollywood looks for when choosing whether or not to op…

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How to Get Virtual Interviews

How to Get Virtual Interviews

Even for Those Previously Out-of-Reach Shows! by Melissa Dalton Martinez I work in the media (mostly TV) and have some inside information for all you lovely authors out there. Now is an excellent time for you to get on TV, both within your home market and across the country. Most news and lifestyle shows are doing virtual interviews through Skype, Zoom, or other, similar platforms. This means you have the opportunity to appear on TV shows that we…

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