Items Tagged With publicity

How to Pitch Yourself to Bookstores

by Lynn Rosen

The Practical Writer

Posted 6.14.16

Lynn Rosen

In the current publishing environment, much of the responsibility for promotion falls on the author. Bookstore co-owner Lynn Rosen offers five steps for authors to take when trying to create successful event partnerships with local bookstores.


Advice for Debut Authors, Tournament of Books Champion, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.31.16

Flint, Michigan, teen poets on the power of art; the Los Angeles Times appoints major writers as new book-critics-at-large; Afghani book drive helps build libraries in areas struck by violence; and other news. 


The Savvy Self-Publisher: Vinnie Mirchandani’s The New Polymath

by Debra W. Englander

The Practical Writer

Posted 2.10.16

Debra W. Englander

Can the publishing industry’s traditional business model compete with today’s marketplace? The president of a technology advisory firm and self-published author tries to answer that question through an analyst’s lens. Literary agent Cynthia Zigmund and publicist Rob Nissen weigh in.


Brand You: Questioning Self-Promotion

by Frank Bures

The Practical Writer

Posted 12.15.15

Frank Bures

A writer and branding expert discusses the art, the discomfort, and the necessity of self-promotion, as well as its evolution in the digital age.