Give Yourself a Promotion

- by Elaine Isaak

One of the hot topics for writers, whether you are trad or indie published, is how to effectively promote your books.  It used to be said in advertising that we know 50% of our marketing works–we just don’t know which 50%.  We’re constantly on the lookout for good information about promotions.  A recent article for […]

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The Three-legged Altar of Luck

- by E. C. Ambrose

I was enjoying a meal with a large group of current writing students, and describing my pathway to publication, culminating in the recent release of Elisha Barber, first in a new dark historical fantasy series from DAW books.  Needless to say, I’m pretty excited! I remarked that I was surprised to find several people I’d […]

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When is a novel not quite a novel? When it’s a serial!

- by Suzanne Johnson

I have a new book out today under my Susannah Sandlin pen name, sort of. But not really. Welcome to the world of serial novels, where the processes we become accustomed to as authors no longer apply. When one of my publishers responded to a new book proposal in February with “Great! Let’s do it […]

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Wrong! Pleasing the Historical Reader

- by E. C. Ambrose

In a little less than a month, Elisha Barber will be published.  It’s a historical fantasy novel, based on my reading too many medieval history books, and way too many books on the history of medicine.  If you’re curious, you’ll find the bibliography on my website.  I also attended the International Congress on Medieval Studies […]

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