Wanted to ask for some help. But let me first give you a gist of what we do or are doing.:)
We have created a free online book marketing technology for authors - BookBuzzr. (the idea was from an author :) )
BookBuzzr is a page-flipping application that is more suited for marketing books online. BookBuzzr comes with the built-in ability to share book-extracts on over 60 social networking and bookmarking sites such as Facebook, Orkut, MySpace, Digg, Delicious… Continue
Added by Freya R on June 14, 2009 at 7:35pm —
Julie Lessman is a new author who has garnered much writing acclaim, including ten Romance Writers of America awards. She resides in Missouri with her husband and their golden retriever, and has two grown children and a daughter-in-law. She is the author of The Daughters of Boston series, which… Continue
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for your latest nonfiction or historical fiction title for adults or young adults.
Eligible titles must be released in print 9/15/08 - 7/15/09 and
authors must reside in the U.S. or Canada.
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One of the nice things about virtual travel is no jet lag! Please join me Down Under at The Royal Reviews for Emily Bryan Week and a chance to win a book EVERY DAY, June 14-20th! The Queen of Happy Endings, the Empress of Good and Evil and the Fussy Princess have treated me royally and I'm sure they'll extend the same… Continue
Added by Emily Bryan on June 14, 2009 at 9:42am —
My special guest on today's "Book and a Chat" was Irene Watson, Author, entrepreneur, and therapist, her life has taken her on many paths, with breakthrough results and exemplar growth, to find her authentic and true self. We… Continue
Added by Storyheart on June 13, 2009 at 2:50pm —
Terror at Wolf Lake, will soon be scheduled for a second printing. Read news about this and six additional books for boys titles. See more details at Books For Boys Blog
Author Cliff Ball draws on his considerable knowledge of history, folklore and Christianity to craft a convincing retelling of humanity's time on Earth.
Told mostly from the point of view of a newly sworn-in U.S. President, we learn that Earth has existed under the shadow of secrets and lies for thousands of years. As Noah was building his wooden ark to escape the flood, a highly developed race of people called Terrans was designing starships and planning to leave the Earth… Continue
Added by Cliff Ball on June 13, 2009 at 6:45am —
He lived from 566 to 486 BC. His teachings were passed down orally and they were only committed to writing in Sri Lanka around the middle of the first century BC. They consisted of three baskets or divisions called Pitaka. It has been estimated by scholars that if all the main points of the three baskets were listed in book form, that set of books would be equal to 360 volumes of our average encyclopedia today.
The Pitaka consists of 1) the discourses or… Continue
Added by Poh Tiong Ho on June 12, 2009 at 7:11pm —
Getting your readers to hate the bad guy is much easier than getting them to sympathize with them. True, you may want to give your villain some redeeming qualities, but if your character does something truly loathsome, your readers will never forget.
Some of the most memorable villains will often cause their victims to suffer in either their body or mind. Think about some of the most notorious bad guys, and you’ll see what I mean. Nurse Ratched… Continue
Added by Ron Adams on June 12, 2009 at 4:59pm —
(Excerpt from my blog segment: The Quest of the Independent Author.)
There comes a time in everyone's life when we find ourselves standing at critical crossroads of our existence. Movies have been made, stories have been written and poems and songs are sung to romanticize this symbolic event that is not partial to one individual over the other. No matter what your present circumstance, your financial, ethnic, political or even spiritual background may be, you will come to an… Continue
Added by Bobby Ozuna on June 12, 2009 at 12:05pm —