As I finished writing a colleague privately, I realized this may be helpful for some of you. Forgive me for all the self-promotion as I shared my ideas and comparisons. When people explain things to me I like something tangible to look at!
Added by Lisa Copen on February 22, 2009 at 3:14pm —
Across the Pond by Storyheart : Feb 22nd a rest day in my “Virtual Book Tour”
Even though it’s a rest day, I am getting ready for the last 5 days of my tour. With various reviews and interview for my book Acorss the Pond and my Storyheart still to come.
I discovered that Saturday and Sundays do not count as days on virtual tours, yet still events go on. So we’ll take it as February 22nd another day on my month long virtual book tour.
Added by Storyheart on February 22, 2009 at 12:38pm —
Today I'm blogging about my manuscript polishing techniques and one of my "blog touristas" has posed an interesting question.
When should an aspiring writer build a web presence? Before or after that first sale?
Come on over to www.emilybryan.blogspot.co
and add… Continue
Added by Emily Bryan on February 22, 2009 at 11:01am —
has been a FREE resource for you to publish press releases and articles about your book. If you have not taken advantage of BiblioScribe.com's free marketing services, visit and start today.
I am also in the middle of completing my first book, WEALTH VIRTUES, which explores the use of Benjamin Franklin's Thirteen Virtues to accomplish your financial goals. To begin promotion of my book, I am using Ning (… Continue
Added by BiblioScribe on February 22, 2009 at 10:59am —
O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! (Psalm 8:9)
Your name should be feared and reverenced by all who breath your name is more than words.
For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: thou art God alone. Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name. (Psalm 86:10-11)
For what other name could men call on in times of distress to bring them comfort? Only your… Continue
Added by Aaron Jones on February 22, 2009 at 10:01am —
Talk about diminishing venues to speak and sign, difficulty getting book sales and name recognition makes me wonder--how far out of the box are you willing to think?
I live in a small town, pop. 23,000 (Lemoore). Ten miles away is a larger town (Hanford). Forty miles away is the Big City (Fresno).
I lived in the Big City over 25 years and was never able to get a signing or even a book launch. The local newspaper ignores local authors in favor of canned wire reviews of… Continue
Added by Sunny Frazier on February 22, 2009 at 8:27am —
To play a small part in making a difference in children's lives, for the remainder 2009, I will be donating half the royalties from the sales of The Friday House to the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC).
If you're not already aware of what the RMHC does for families, please visit: http://www.rmhc.com/what-we-do/ronald-mcdonald-house/
Keith (D K Gaston)
The Friday House is… Continue
Added by D K Gaston on February 21, 2009 at 10:20pm —
Poetry Grows in Carroll Gardens and Brooklyn Heights:
THE BROWNSTONE POETS READING SERIES:
Current March Schedule:
New Saturday Venue and Time!
In Brooklyn Heights at Park Plaza Restaurant:
Saturday, March 7 “ at 2:30PM per management's request”
George Guida & Lee Kostrinsky
Park Plaza Restaurant
220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St. & Pineapple Walk
Brooklyn, NY 11201 -… Continue
Added by Patricia Carragon on February 21, 2009 at 10:19pm —
Across the Pond by Storyheart : Feb 21st A non counting day of my Virtual Book Tour
I discovered that Saturday and Sundays do not count as days on virtual tours, yet still events go on.. So we’ll take it as February 21st another day on my month long virtual book tour.
And what is the book tour about?
Barry Eva (aka Storyheart), author of the young adult romance novel, Across the Pond (Xlibris), is on his virtual book tour throughout February.
What is the… Continue
Added by Storyheart on February 21, 2009 at 4:55pm —
My hostess at www.melangesreviews.blogspot.com
has sweetened the pot today! She's sending the winner of the daily drawing a copy of DISTRACTING THE DUCHESS and PLEASURING THE PIRATE. Then when I send my VEXING THE VISCOUNT, someone will walk away with all my titles!
Might as well be YOU! Come on over and leave a comment to enter!
Added by Emily Bryan on February 21, 2009 at 2:45pm —
I am pleased to announce the publication of my new book, Burning Embers and Other Stories of Marriage, Work, and Family
Cover illustration by Mister Reusch, http://misterreusch.com
From the back cover:
When Charlie discovered that he was not going to become rich working at a Seattle dot-com company, he decided he needed a… Continue
Added by Charlie Close on February 21, 2009 at 1:09pm —
Solution for the Book Marketing Conundrum
In these challenging times, authors like everyone else are being forced to streamline their marketing campaigns. Yet the need to promote has become increasingly more important to a book’s success, creating a conundrum for authors, publishers and public relations firms alike. Every dollar spend must be maximized to its fullest in order to reach not only the specific target audience but the general reading public as well. With the increasing… Continue
Added by Theresa Chaze on February 21, 2009 at 12:47pm —
YOU can…“Conquer All Obstacles”
PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT NETWORK FOR WRITERS
I have posted two new topics this week.
1.) HOW TO SURVIVE AS AN AUTHOR
- Guest Blogger: Robin Sullivan
2.) BLOG THE RIGHT WAY
Inspired? Check it out and sign up for a FREE bi-weekly email that will automatically post for you. Just click on my blog site: gr5mom2.wordpress.com and you are welcome to view all information.
(No worries about your email address:… Continue
Added by Jo-Anne Vandermeulen on February 21, 2009 at 9:44am —
Come join me with host Anthony Brice, Six Degrees Blog Talk Radio ~~
When: March 2 at 9 PM
Where: Click this link!
Love and light,
Chariss K Walker, author
Make a Joyful… Continue
Added by Chariss on February 21, 2009 at 9:20am —
Im straight from the hood.The notorious south east side of chicago.
I wouldnt expect you to know too much about it cause chitown has always been ran by the mob. any and everything can be held and kept secret in chicago. Lord knows they killed our first black Mayor, Harold Washington to place Richard M. Daley in office. But anyway.....
I honestly have to say that my past revolves around the chaos from my mother, I don’t think that I was just targeted for no reason I’m just a… Continue
Added by MANDRAKI RANKIN on February 21, 2009 at 8:42am —
It's Saturday. Hit the snooze button again. We're keeping courtesan time
today and those 'birds of paradise' rarely rose before noon.
My blog tour goes on, but the post won't be up until around 1 pm EST (plenty of time for you to sip your cocoa and read the tabloids looking for a juicy on dit
till then!). My gracious hostess at… Continue
Added by Emily Bryan on February 21, 2009 at 6:40am —
Across the Pond – Storyheart : Feb 20th Day 15 of my Virtual Book Tour
Barry Eva (aka Storyheart), author of the young adult romance novel, Across the Pond (Xlibris), is on his virtual book tour throughout February. Today is day 15 the end of week three.
Across the Pond by Storyheart
With believable characters, exciting events, humor, first love, education and a little sport thrown in for good measure, this is a book for all ages.
Added by Storyheart on February 20, 2009 at 5:50pm —
... (and they are fun reads)....
Added by Kare Anderson on February 20, 2009 at 5:35pm —
Earn money the easy way, write at home.
This will teach writers how to start a business providing writing services from home. http://www.productsupplycenter.com/web161903 WRITERS DESPERATELY WANTED!... If you can write at a grade 9 level you could easily earn a full time income writing online. Companies are desperately looking for entry level writers. If you want to start earning money writing at home this may be the most important page on the internet you'll read all year.… Continue
Added by Brian White on February 20, 2009 at 1:09pm —
I've been running around like a chicken with its head cut off, blogging all over creation about my coming release and I just realized that 2 of my friends and fellow Leisure Books authors (Jennifer Ashley & Joy Nash!)are also having a release in just a few days. It's an anthology called IMMORTALS:THE… Continue
Added by Emily Bryan on February 20, 2009 at 8:28am —