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My Book is out! Now what?
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For a writer working with a small press, what is the best way to get your book into bookstores? I have a consignment contract created, but is it best to go to every prospective bookstore or is there…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stacy-Deanne Nov 15, 2009.

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D. L. Russell is an African American Writer from Indiana. His publishing experience includes Dreams Still On You and Raymond Doesn't Remember, with Eternal Press and his current short story collection, "Hell is an Awfully Big City," with Wild Cat Books. He is also the founder and Co-Editor of Strange, Weird, and Wonderful Magazine.

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At 6:20pm on December 8, 2011, Fernando Sobenes said…

Hello D.L. My name is Fernando Sobenes and I want to invite you to read the prologue and the first two chapters of my novel: "The Evil Visitor" in my blog The Evil Visitor

Also you can watch the book trailer.

Best regards,


At 1:14pm on March 25, 2010, Author Collective said…
Would you like more exposure for your book? Do you want to go to those always "Talked About" tradeshows but know you just cannot afford them? Are you aware of how much networking can help boost your sales?
What would you pay to attend the following events?

Baltimore City Schools Vendor Fair in Maryland $375
American Library Association Convention in Washington D.C. $2,200
Book Expo America in New York City $4,500
Texas Book Festival in Houston SOLD OUT
Baltimore Book Festival in Maryland $450
Miami Book Festival in Sunny Florida $600
Printers Row in Chicago $750
National Association of Public Schools Administrators $4,000
Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Tradeshows $1,100

How about $375 for all of these plus twenty-four more. The Author Collective is here to help you sell your work. We exhibit at these shows and others with one goal in mind... SELL BOOKS! Joining the Author Collective allows you access to these events for just the cost of your yearly *membership. We also offer our members no cost access to discounted literary services like, editing and proofreading, graphics and design, isbn's and copyrighting, video services and more. We provide our members invaluable information to self-publish and get deep discounts on book printing too. Saving money is the first step in making money!

The Author Collective is here to help the unknown, little known and soon to be well known self-published author put their writings in the faces of the people who buy in quantity. Call today and ask to become a member...

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At 3:35pm on March 24, 2010, Kate L gave D. L. Russell a gift
I just wanted to introduce myself and my blog, The Book Buff: Book Reviews for Regular People. Check it out at
At 7:58am on December 4, 2009, Marvin Ellis said…
thanks for the add request and yes Hell is a big city, :-)
At 9:18am on November 21, 2009, Author-Poet Aberjhani said…

Thank you for the friend invite. I hope all is going well in your world and look forward to learning more about your work.


At 11:26am on November 12, 2009, Valjeanne Jeffers said…
Oh yes, two years ago (smile)! I'll look for you there -:).
At 8:37am on November 12, 2009, Valjeanne Jeffers said…
Hey Brother Russell (smile)! Thanks for the add.
At 6:27am on November 12, 2009, Milton Davis said…
At 1:39am on November 12, 2009, John Kremer said…
Welcome to the Book Marketing Network. Join in some discussions, post a blog or video, schedule an event, make some friends. I think you'll enjoy it here.

John Kremer, book marketing expert


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