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Book Marketing Tips -- Free Ebook

Happy New Year! As a special thank you to my friends and subscribers, I've compiled a free ebook, Top Book Marketing Tips of 2008. Just click the link below to download your copy, featuring a collection of 15 popular articles from the Book Marketing Maven blog and The Savvy Book Marketer newsletter. Please feel free to pass this ebook on to other authors and publishers.

Added by Dana Lynn Smith on January 4, 2009 at 10:45am — No Comments

Now Available on Kindle-- No Vacancies, Vol. 1

Hello All,

My novel, No Vacancies is now available on Amazon Kindle. Click here to visit the Kindle Page.



Buy Full Verson… Continue

Added by Lucien Black on January 4, 2009 at 8:58am — No Comments

Happy Holidays are over!

Yes, they are, and as much as I have enjoyed them, I'm glad of it. I had wonderful visits with my children and my friends, but now it's time to get back to business. I'm waiting for the funds to get my first book edited, and in the meantime I'm getting back to my second book.

My good friend, Brian Porter, wrote me about the movie deal he has made on A Study In Red, and I'm so very proud for him. He is a great writer and deserves the best. He's a great inspiration for all of us.… Continue

Added by Faye Tollison on January 4, 2009 at 8:56am — No Comments

I've Been Nominated for LRC's Best of Awards for 2008 & the Cover for Being Familiar With a Witch

First, my erotic paranormal romance eBook, Beast Magic, was nominated for Love Romance and More's Best of Awards for 2008.

Voting begins at NOON ET on Jan. 5th and runs till Jan. 17th. All nominees were chosen from the multitude of reviews Love Romances and More has done throughout 2008 (Jan. 1-Dec. 31st, 2008) plus nominations from reviewers themselves for categories. The link for the polls is…


Added by Pamela K. Kinney/Sapphire Phelan on January 4, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

No One Way

There is no one way to write a book, market a book, or anything else in life. (Please excuse the early morning philosophy.)

Since I wrote my last post, way last summer, I have marketed my book, which will be out in the next month, here, there and everywhere. I have used word of mouth, guest blogging, Facebook and MySpace. I have told all my friends and relatives. I have sent emails to people I don't know and received positive response and great opportunities for promotion. I have done all… Continue

Added by Kathleen Heady on January 4, 2009 at 6:46am — 1 Comment

Bin there, done that...

I've been an avid collector of antiques for a number of years, and one of the things you learn when you collect antiques is that one man's rubbish is another man's treasure. I'd never, however, taken this entirely literally until the first time I saw Mr N, my delightful neighbour, up to his elbows in the garbage bags that my husband had taken out to be picked up by the refuse collectors the following morning. With bare hands, and with shirt sleeves rolled up past his elbows, he sifted through… Continue

Added by Gina Collia-Suzuki on January 4, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

AMES OnDemand, a leading provider of on demand printing

My name is Jose Colon I’m an Account Executive with 20 years experience in Production.

I’d like to introduce you to AMES OnDemand, a leading provider of on demand printing and content management services, located in Somerville, MA.

We specialize in on demand printing of galleys, out-of-print, and keep-in-print publications for the publishing industry, software and hardware documentation, training and education, healthcare, and financial institutions. Our superior… Continue

Added by On-Demand Printing on January 4, 2009 at 12:07am — No Comments

Ask a Librarian

If you want your car repaired, go to mechanics, they are car experts. If you want a good book, ask librarians, they are book experts. Discover why hundreds of libraries acquired Rooftop Diva – A Novel of Triumph After Katrina.…


Added by D T Pollard on January 3, 2009 at 11:59pm — No Comments

Celina Summers' Asphodel Cycle Garners Multiple Award Nominations

Well, it’s nomination season and the gods have been good to me again–so good that I’m still reeling.

You remember last year when The Reckoning of Asphodel was a Top Ten finalist in the Preditors and Editors Annual Readers’ Poll as Best Sci Fi/Fantasy Novel of 2007? This year has surpassed last year and I am literally gobsmacked.

The Gift of Redemption
has been nominated by P&E for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Novel of 2008.

The… Continue

Added by Celina Summers on January 3, 2009 at 10:02pm — No Comments

The Enemy Within - Prologue

The afternoon was sultry; a hot wind was chasing a yacht across the golden waves of the sunset bay. A furtive figure, dressed in black despite the heat, slipped from the shadows cast by the stairwell. Large well manicured hands fumbled with a lock-pick at the door to apartment number 9. There came a loud click and the figure felt his breath catch as the door swung open silently.

Replacing the lock-pick he drew out a .357 Magnum revolver. Quietly, he manoeuvred through the apartment.… Continue

Added by Timberwolf on January 3, 2009 at 9:57pm — No Comments

Resolute to Reign!

Resolute: Characterized by firmness or determination; pursuing a fixed purpose; unwavering. Synonym: Faithful

Reign: To rule, have dominion, authority. The exercise of sovereign power.

In other words resolute to reign means that I am determined, I have a fixed purpose, I am unwavering and faithful to exercise the power, authority and dominion that God has given me as a believer!

This time of the year, (Christmas and New Year’s) a lot of us make resolutions for… Continue

Added by Shelita Williams on January 3, 2009 at 7:48pm — No Comments

Print-On-Demand Book Sales Figures

The average print-on-demand book sells 75 copies, according to Penny Sansevieri, CEO of A Marketing Expert (

Print-on-Demand is a manufacturing process. There are circumstances when Print-on-Demand makes sense as a publishing strategy—at the beginning or end of a book's life cycle or as a bridge between print runs when a book's demand exceeds expectations. For most, however, selling 75, or fewer, copies of a book is unacceptable because most authors want… Continue

Added by Bill Frank on January 3, 2009 at 6:00pm — 9 Comments

Most influential woman of 2009-Please vote

There are 20 amazing women nominated to move on to the top 10 list of most influential women to follow in 2009.

I'd like to ask if you guys can please hop on over to Kat's blog:

If you're not shy, leave a comment as to why you voted for the lady of your choice. If voting for me, my name is Lea Schizas. :) Deadline is Sunday for voting so please hop on over now.

Thank… Continue

Added by Lea Schizas on January 3, 2009 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Latest Novel — New Partnership

Olympia, WA - As many of you know my resume includes not only author and speaker, but publisher and ghostwriter. With ghostwriting you are not usually at liberty to discuss the project(s) or the client. In this case I've become a partner as well as ghostwriter with Randi Altschul on our first book Sorry, You Can't Enter Heaven. Recently published by iUniverse, Sorry is a fast, fun read about personal empowerment and the choices we make in life.… Continue

Added by Kathleen Shaputis on January 3, 2009 at 10:56am — No Comments

What’s Your PH Factor?

Olympia, Washington: Hundreds of thousands of people across the country have the PH factor, do you? This PH stands for Parrot Head. The man of Margaritaville fame, Jimmy Buffett fans are called Parrot Heads. The PH factor can be described as a way of enjoying life – working hard and relaxing slow, watching the sunset over Key West, Florida with the smell of salt water no matter where you live.

Kathleen Shaputis, of Olympia, Washington, and her… Continue

Added by Kathleen Shaputis on January 3, 2009 at 10:46am — No Comments

The Power and the Glory

I extend my hand as you turned away

tossing the last few pieces of my possessions

I quickly fell to my knees grabbing hold of each

piece stuffing them into the green duffel bag

that once belonged to a man most claimed was

my father

Still I am lost, but one day I hope to find him

I am broken as I journey the streets unknown

You used the power to turn my life, my world

upside down, and today you’ve won

Time heals all… Continue

Added by Dena on January 3, 2009 at 10:28am — No Comments

Today For the First Time I Am Free

As I turn the key, I feel my journey has just


Today for the first time I am free

I make my way pass the doors of the

crowded room

I see your face… I notice your lips, your


As I make my way in your direction you smile

I Take your arms reaching out to hold me,

drawing you near

The room becomes silent as we lose

ourselves over come with the emotion we

feel inside

Today for the… Continue

Added by Dena on January 3, 2009 at 10:22am — No Comments

Church "Booty" Easter Sunday

Back when I first got married, we lived on the south side of Chicago for a short while.

It was Easter Sunday “our first” and Zion Lutheran Church was three blocks away, so we decided to walk.

I had on my Sunday best. A beautiful knee length cream colored dress, with shear long sleeves that slightly belled at the wrist. It was tapered at the waist with a silk tie, and although I can’t recall the true fabric the dress itself was made of, it just flowed with the wind and every step… Continue

Added by Dena on January 3, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

1 winner down, 29 to go!

My first winner is Stacey from Redding, CA. All she did to win a FREE copy of Vexing the Viscount was comment on a post on my blog tour.

I'm blogging at MyBonnieRoseBlog today about making my Vexing the Viscount book trailer! And yes, I'll be giving away another free copy of Vexing the Viscount to one lucky commenter.

Good luck!

Added by Emily Bryan on January 3, 2009 at 8:10am — No Comments

Meji Book One Rawsistaz Review

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Added by Milton Davis on January 2, 2009 at 8:26pm — No Comments

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