Monthly Archives: February 2011

Focus on the Proposal

I just met with an author — at least he COULD be an author, if he would only FOCUS a bit — about a possible book idea.  He has tons of energy, lots of creative ideas, many marketing ideas, and … Continue reading

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Linked In and Taglines and Blogs, Oh My!

I just had a conversation with an author who “gets it” and knows the importance of networking.  She spends time looking for blogs to comment on, looking for Linked In groups to network with, and posting regularly on Facebook, Twitter, … Continue reading

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Inventing the Opportunities

In the 2010 movie “The Social Network,” one of the characters (based on a real-life Harvard grad) made a comment along the lines of “it is better to invent a job than to find a job.”  I will have to … Continue reading

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So, You Want to Get Your Book Published

I often get asked questions from wanna-be authors about how to get a book published.  If you aren’t wanting to self-publish your book (which isn’t always a bad idea, by the way) then here are a few things I tell … Continue reading

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Independent Bookstores and EBooks CAN live happily together

I am sharing this from the IndieBound website (which networks for Independent bookstores around the country) . . .   Indie bookstore customers no longer have to choose between reading digital and supporting their local bookstore — the American Booksellers … Continue reading

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