Authors, Writers, Publishers, and Book Readers
Hey all, and a tip of the hat to you Scribbler. I read the first lines you presented and would have to say: other than spelling and diction errors, I would read on.That's my vote, and I'm sticking to…Continue
Hey One and All! I think it would be real neat if we all got in the chat room together this coming weekend. I propose that we have a "brass tacks" chat--about submission formatting, proofreading,…Continue
My Dearest Sister had the advantageous opportunity to meet the ubiquitous Mr. Tim Dorsey while he was chained to a table in a Florida library, near Melbourn, forcibly stumping his latest book. I love Dorsey's work, so my sister had him autograph a copy for me.
She also asked him if he would be willing to look at some of my work and she got "the hand", or as as she said "a duhh moment". Poor guy, he must not need to self-promote anymore. He was there to be there, agent jangling keys…Continue
I've been away for a bit, again. Cutting wood and so such daily can to keep the proverbial home fires burning can be a snag in the creative process, some days.
I posted a comment about utilizing public libraries as a source of exposure. Thus far, I find myself astonished at how word of mouth can really help promote one's work. To reiterate, I now have copies of my latest, Free Clinic, in five libraries across the country.
Try it. It works. Get to know your…
I've been way too busy and way too cold up here in the VA hills. Free Clinic is now in the tender hands of my agent, soon to be at a bookshelf near you. Bantham and Simon Schuster are looking closely at it as well as its sequel, Immunity Effect. But here's the real deal to all of you: libraries rule the earth as far publicity and notoriety are concerned. I have had my friends nudge their local libraries across the country to purcdhase copies of my book and it is now…Continue