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Selling at Street Fairs

Selling at Street Fairs by Barbara Renner Ah, summer . . . swimming, camping, traveling, watching baseball, and, if you live in northern Minnesota . . . street fairs. Every small town celebrates summer with some sort of outdoor festival. … Continue reading

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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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Why I like the Tucson Festival of Books

Why I like the Tucson Festival of Books by Katrina Shawver I first attended the Tucson Festival of Books four years ago. I now count it as an annual “don’t miss” event. Everything about it is a winner. Last year, … Continue reading

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Staying Positive

Staying Positive by Vaughn Treude Over the years I’ve attended many science fiction conventions, both as a fan meeting my favorite personalities and as a writer promoting my work. Last week (July 1-4, 2017) the regional science fiction convention Westercon … Continue reading

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Power of the Group: Grab Your Author Friends and Hold a Group Reading!

Power of the Group: Grab Your Author Friends and Hold a Group Reading! by Laura Orsini Every other month, the Phoenix Publishing & Book Promotion Meetup holds a group reading event. Authors have the chance to read from their published … Continue reading

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The Power of the Group: Who would make a good book marketing partner?

The Power of the Group: Who would make a good book marketing partner? by Laura Orsini On my own blog, I wrote a post yesterday about an author who had a successful outing with a vendor table at a very … Continue reading

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Tips for Local and National Book Signing Events

Tips for Local and National Book Signing Events by Nicholas Nebelsky If I can tell you one thing about organizing a large-scale book-signing event, it’s to get all of your ducks in a row. This blog post is for authors … Continue reading

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