New Types of Author Events

This is for all you published authors out there who still think that scoring a book signing at a Barnes & Noble is the epitome of literary success. My thought is that the time and effort you and your publisher put into planning and executing these marketing...

Want and Need

Hey everyone! Some self-serving client promotion and updates first, before I jump into today’s blog: JEFFE KENNEDY has been with our agency throughout her career, and I’m thrilled to say that as of late June she is now my client. Jeffe writes scintillating...

Hybridity and Shelving

Guest post by J.M. Frey Traditional publishing is great. Authors write books. Publishers publish books. Readers buy and read books. Yay, getting paid to write stories! But, when you walk into book stores, everything is… well… shelved. And those shelves are organized,...

Using Twitter for Marketing, Not Spam

Twitter is a really great tool, one which writers are often encouraged to use for marketing and promotion purposes. Honestly, I can’t tell you how many books I’ve read because I learned about them or got to ‘Twitter know’ their authors on my...

Writers’ Conference Tips

It’s that time again. Tomorrow kicks off the big annual summer conference put on by the lovely folks at the Pacific Northwest Writers Association. If you’re in the Seattle area, I highly recommend you check it out. It’s definitely in my top 10. If you aren’t able to...