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You Want Me to Talk?

You Want Me to Talk? by Patricia Grady Cox Self-promotion sometimes requires giving presentations at book signings. This is not my favorite thing to do, but I can be cajoled into it. On May 12, I will give a talk … Continue reading

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Finding Your Audience

Finding Your Audience by Patricia Grady Cox Just write a good book, and your audience will find you. Ever hear that advice? I have. But I don’t believe it. I believe you have to actively market and promote your work … Continue reading

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There’s Always Room for Improvement

There’s Always Room for Improvement by Patricia Grady Cox The annual Tucson Festival of Books is the greatest weekend of the year for readers and writers. With 130,000 attendees, it’s the perfect place to market your book. Except … 350 … Continue reading

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Abnormal Paranormal (or Ghosts and Cowboys)

Abnormal Paranormal (or Ghosts and Cowboys) by Patricia Grady Cox I’m currently writing my third novel, set in a fictional town loosely (very loosely) based on the Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum, located northeast of Phoenix. The story centers around … Continue reading

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Bite the Bullet, Not the Bait

Bite the Bullet, Not the Bait Patricia Grady Cox You’ve worked for years on your novel or nonfiction book. Written, researched, rewritten, edited, and polished. You’ve written your query letters to send with synopsis or book proposal. You’ve attended conferences … Continue reading

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How to Build a Scarecrow – but Should You Bother?

How to Build a Scarecrow – but Should You Bother? by Patricia Grady Cox Recently a flock of pigeons has taken to roosting on the roof of the neighbor’s shed, right near the wall overlooking my pool. I’ve had problems … Continue reading

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The National Farmer’s and Housekeeper’s Cyclopaedia

The National Farmer’s and Housekeeper’s Cyclopaedia by Patricia Cox As a writer of historical fiction, I have an abiding fascination with all things 19th century. So, imagine how thrilled I was to come across The National Farmer’s and Housekeeper’s Cyclopaedia! … Continue reading

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