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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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Steampunk Desperado, a Progress Report

Steampunk Desperado, a Progress Report by Vaughn Treude In November, I wrote about my new blog, Steampunk Desperado, and promised to report back on my progress. So far it’s gone well. I’ve been posting consistently and have greatly increased the … Continue reading

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The Big Picture

The Big Picture by Marcus Nannini Be forewarned: The following is my opinion and is based upon my experience. There is a long road to travel when a book is published by an “indie” publisher, and it’s much longer still … Continue reading

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Low-Cost Book Promotion: How I Engage People at Book Events

Low-Cost Book Promotion: How I Engage People at Book Events by Kathleen Watson When my Grammar for People Who Hate Rules: Killer Tips from the Ruthless Editor came out in August 2016, I was not exactly a marketing novice; I … 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 Self-Publishing Force-Field Analysis

The Self-Publishing Force-Field Analysis by Mary Ellen Stepanich Some of us writers have an affinity for bookkeeping, and when we tally all the self-publishing costs against the income from our book sales, we discover a dismal truth: We make very … Continue reading

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The Bookstore Dream

The Bookstore Dream by Jack Dermody What could be more pleasurable for new writers than to walk around a bookstore and fantasize about their own books one day landing on the prime real estate of the choicest shelves there? On … Continue reading

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