Who You Know

- by Barbara Meyers

My father used to tell me “It’s not what you know it’s who you know.”  He was a wise man able to offer a pithy remark for just about any circumstance and his words of wisdom stuck with me because they are true. On the morning of my thirty-second wedding anniversary (apropos of nothing except […]

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The Circle of (Convention) Life

- by Victoria Janssen

Shortly after this post goes live, I’ll be on a train from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. so I may attend CapClave, sponsored by the Washington Science Fiction Association. It’s a fairly small conference if you’re used to behemoths like Dragon Con. CapClave usually features one track of panels and one of readings, as well as […]

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Afterhours Night Owl Minicon–Value Added For Members Only

- by Mmmelinda

I believe one of the best things about the NINC conferences is that the members really get a lot for their registration fee. The first year I coordinated Night Owls we did two hours of roundtable discussions on internet promotional venues. My Space and podcasting were the big new opportunities for the tech savvy novelist […]

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Publicist Rebecca T. Crowley on e-books

- by Patricia Rosemoor

E-book Promotion in 2011: No Fooling Around Anymore by Rebecca Crowley “The buying of more books than one can read is nothing less than the soul reaching toward infinity…”—A. Edward Newton (e-book or not!) I am an industry insider, the e-book era came and I stayed calm. Imagine that! Have you heard of such a […]

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