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  • Started by Yolande Brener
    Can anyone recommend a good publicist?  Can anyone share their experience of working with a publicist to promote their book?  How did it help?
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  • Last reply by Diane Saarinen
    I'm interested in booking a blog tour for my first novel, How Not to Save the World. Does anyone have any recommendations, ideally based on a positive experience, for a blog tour service? Thanks and happy new year! Jessica
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  • Started by Katherine Weber
    Last reply by Kenna Lee
    Hi, I'm working on non-fiction parenting book to self-publish on KDP, Smashwords, CreateSpace. Would prefer (a) to have someone else handle the interior/file formattin...
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  • Rita Gardner posted a status
    I'm pleased to be featured on with this essay, which also includes some book recommendations:
  • Carolyn Grady posted a status
    NEED AN IDEA FOR YOUR NEXT NOVEL? Your book has been published, the publicity links have been made, and royalties are beginning to arrive as you breath...
  • Robert W. Finertie posted a status
    I'm at the point of purchasing ISBN numbers. A question for those of you who have done this: Any recommendations? Any one to avoid? Do I need a copyright?


  • It has been stated that the elimination of woman and non-Caucasians from the editorial board of Best American writers 2011 was intentional. While this may very much th...
  • Terri Kirby Erickson commented on her article The Skinny on Poetry
    I agree that poetry gets a lot of respect--just not as many readers as prose. It seems to be more intimidating to the general public, or at least that has been my pers...
  • Funnily enough I had the exact same problem recently, and with your novel. I just reviewed a preview copy of this for For Books Sake, and I found it incredibly hard to...