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Marketing Tip: Make Sure Your Outreach Has a Purpose

Posted by Maria Murnane on August 19, 2014 at 8:46am 0 Comments

I recently received a tweet that left me scratching my head. A woman tweeted (to me, not to the world), a photo of herself holding a book. There was no accompanying note, no greeting or explanation, nothing. And she wasn't holding up one of my books, so it clearly wasn't a fan tweet.

 

Huh?

 

Do your marketing messages make sense to the recipient?

I tweeted back asking if she'd forgotten to include a message with the photo. She replied that she was an author and thought I might want to read her book.

 

That's all she wrote.

 

Again, huh?

 

Book marketing takes a lot of work, and I commend any author who makes the effort to get the word out, but it's…

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Why I Canceled My Amazon Prime Account (following Amazon's Spamming of My Inbox)

Posted by Brooke Warner on August 18, 2014 at 9:30pm 16 Comments

For those of you who follow publishing news, or who are KDP authors, you know that on August 9, Amazon sent a very bizarre email to all of its KDP customers, which has been dissected best, in my opinion, here and here.

 

You can read the full email here, but this post is really about why I canceled my Amazon Prime account the next day.

There is no question in my mind…

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How The Wilderness Act Helps Me Write

Posted by Marybeth Holleman on August 18, 2014 at 4:00pm 1 Comment

Fresh out of college, I visited my older sister, a ceramic artist teaching in West Virginia. She beckoned me to her yard to see her latest creation—a six-foot oblong curved shape, slightly hollow in the center. It was unlike anything I’d seen, and yet also strangely familiar. “It’s beautiful,” I said. She beamed, and walked over to another shelf, picking up a piece of wood, weathered and shined by time. “It was inspired by this,” she said, “that you gave me.” I didn’t remember this remnant tree limb, but she said I’d found it on a hike in the Smokies near Asheville, NC, where we grew up. That I’d given it to her, and it had inspired her art.

 

Harriman Fjord, Nellie Juan College Fjord Wilderness Study Area, Chugach National Forest,…

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Planning a Book Launch: Three Months Out

Posted by Anjali Mitter Duva on August 18, 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

Many people who are not involved in the publishing world have asked me why it takes so long between the announcement of a publishing contract and the actual book-on-the-shelves moment. As is the case with anyone unfamiliar with the inner workings of a given industry, it can seem bizarre that it takes so long to get a product to market. I point out to these people that, actually, with She Writes Press, the time has been much more efficient than with traditional publishers (11 months instead of 18 or so) and that I’m very happy to have had this time to get ready. As I write this, I have only two months left, and despite having spent so much time prepping since January, I find this to be very alarming. I can’t imagine getting ready in any shorter time.…

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.the bus poem .

(title inspired by a friend)

then we went to work by bus,
early, cold, usually,
sat on the back seat.made friends
over months.

one condemned girls
like me without knowing
my history. one was marked
with spots i did not see.

i only saw how kind he was to me.

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