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If You Are In NYC (Or Anywhere Nearby): Free Coffee! Free Books from SWP!

Posted by Kamy Wicoff on September 30, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Save the date! Friday October 17th, from 11AM to noon, you can enjoy a free coffee and possibly come home with a free book from one of twelve She Writes Press authors from the NYC area. I will be there, as will several other of our spring authors, and we would all love to meet, mingle, and answer any questions you may have about She Writes Press, as well as our books. 

The event is sponsored by Keurig, the one-cup coffee company, who is hosting a pop-up store at 21st and Broadway and asked us if we would like to use the space to gather together with our community. I hope all She Writers who can make it will consider stopping by. What could be better...free books, free coffee, and She Writes members to share them with.

Here are the titles (click on a cover to read more on the SWP site) that will be available on Friday...…

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Your Author Platform Is Not Your Social Media Following

Posted by Brooke Warner on September 29, 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

I’ve spent the past five or six years not only educating authors about how to build an author platform but also about how to position themselves in such a way that the platform they already have truly shines.



So this week, when I received multiple e-mails asking what I thought about an article on Creative Nonfiction called “Platforms Are ‘Overrated,’” my response was that I was bummed out about it because the author, in equating platform to social media, is so incredibly limited in her scope and understanding of what platform actually is, and she’s promoting a defeatist attitude around the importance of building one.

 

Back in May I wrote a post called …

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Marketing Tip: Put Your First Chapter on Your Website

Posted by Maria Murnane on September 30, 2014 at 8:20am 0 Comments

Making the first chapter of your book (or books) available on your website is a smart idea for two reasons:

 

1)    It gives potential readers who visit your website the opportunity to check out your work at no cost

2)    It gives you a tool for driving potential readers to your website 

Here's the first chapter of Katwalk, my latest novel

I have six published novels, and the first chapters to all of them are available on my website. One way I use those links is via social media. Four of my books make up a series starring the same protagonist, so I created a …

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A Niche to Call Our Own: Building Vela Magazine

Posted by Amanda Giracca on September 25, 2014 at 9:00am 5 Comments

It all started with a need for a home.

In the summer before the second year of my MFA program, my friend and colleague Sarah Menkedick wrote me a long and frantic e-mail.

“I feel split between worlds,” she wrote. “Between internet world and print world, elite Harper's world [where she was an intern] and gritty backpacker/travel world, school world and work world. Ultimately I think I am going to have to let something go, to move closer to one and further from the others.”

We’d been having these conversations all throughout grad school. How were we going to make this writing thing work? I was struggling to define what kind of writer I was—nature writer? Science writer? Neither sounded quite right. Night classes were always…

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If You Are In NYC (Or Anywhere Nearby): Free Coffee! Free Books from SWP!

Save the date! Friday October 17th, from 11AM to noon, you can enjoy a free coffee and possibly come home with a free book from one of twelve SheWrites Press authors from the NYC area. I will be there too, and I and the other authors would love to meet, mingle, and answer any questions you may have about SheWrites Press, as well as our featured authors titles. 

The event is sponsored by Keurig, the one-cup coffee company, who is hosting a pop-up store at 21st and Broadway and asked us…

Marketing Tip: Put Your First Chapter on Your Website

Making the first chapter of your book (or books) available on your website is a smart idea for two reasons:

 

1)    It gives potential readers who visit your website the opportunity to check out your work at no cost

2)    It gives you a tool for driving potential readers to your website …

Ladylike

Twirl the dress and dance,
No more stress to trance.
 Laughing whole heartily,…

Interview with Poet John Guzlowski (Part 1)

Posted Part 1 of a three-part interview with poet John Guzlowski. Today: Living the Stories: During and After the War.

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2014/09/interview-with-poet-john-guzlowski-part.html ;

What Makes an Amazing First Chapter?

What Makes an Amazing First Chapter? | Jeni Chappelle This month, I’ve critiqued tons of ten-page samples, and most of them were the first pages of a novel. It’s reminded me how important the first chapter of your novel is. I know, I know—you’ve heard this a million times. But the first chapter represents the whole book. And if your first chapter isn’t fantastic, you may not get the chance to prove to a reader that the rest of the book…

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