Magazine Articles Tagged With publicity

Launching a Bestseller Without Selling Your Soul: The Rewards of Self-Promotion

by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore and Dan Blank

The Practical Writer

Posted 10.15.14

Miranda Beverly-Whittemore and Dan Blank

Through blogging, social media, newsletters, and book giveaways, a novelist teams up with the founder of WeGrowMedia to market her book—and show how making a personal connection with readers can go a long way towards making a book a bestseller.

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The Margaret Atwood Text No One Will Read for a Century, Five Hundred Years of Book Images, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.5.14

Tips on building book buzz; Neil Gaiman’s new graphic novel to film; a Maya Angelou hip-hop album; and other news.

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A Day in the Life of a Publishing House

by Michael Bourne

Feature

Posted 8.20.14

Michael Bourne

We take a look inside the New York City offices of Simon & Schuster as its staff prepares to launch Matthew Thomas’s debut novel, We Are Not Ourselves, a title the publisher acquired for more than a million dollars. 

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The Savvy Self-Publisher: Robb Cadigan’s Phoenixville Rising

by Debra Englander

The Practical Writer

Posted 8.20.14

Debra Englander

For the first installment of our new column on self-publishing, an indie author details the route he took to self-publishing his novel, while editor Paul Dinas and publicist Corinne Liccketto weigh in with post-publication comments and suggestions.

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My Book Is a Year Old, Now What? How to Keep the Buzz Alive

by Midge Raymond

The Practical Writer

Posted 6.18.14

Midge Raymond

A fiction writer and publisher discusses the many ways that authors can continue to promote their work long after the shine of a new release has faded.

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Agents & Editors: David Gernert

by Michael Szczerban

Feature

Posted 1.1.14

January/February 2014

Literary agent David Gernert discusses the bookstore as a key to our culture, what it's like to work with John Grisham, and how big changes in the industry are affecting authors' incomes.

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The Heartbreak of Publicity: A Cautionary Tale

by Susan Kushner Resnick

Special Section

Posted 11.1.13

Susan Kushner Resnick

In this cautionary tale, a creative nonfiction author shares her own experiences in order to highlight the potential risks of hiring a freelance publicist.

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The Heartbeat of Publicity
: A Publicist Responds to Heartbreak

by Michelle Blankenship

Special Section

Posted 11.1.13

Michelle Blankenship

Freelance publicist Michelle Blankenship responds to Susan Kushner Resnick's "The Heartbreak of Publicity," pointing out the importance—and the inherent uncertainty—of publicity.

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Luc Sante on Lou Reed, Lionel Shriver’s Success, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.29.13

Luc Sante reflects on the colorful life of iconic musician and poet Lou Reed; author Lionel Shriver discusses the current mode of success for writers; the last poem by Seamus Heaney; and other news.

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Tips on How to Get Writing Out of the Slush Pile, Jamaica Kincaid Interview, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.15.13

Barnes & Noble announced its Nook revenues would not meet expectations; J. Robert Lennon explains why some writers strive to be rock star musicians; Ploughshares advises how to get out of the slush pile; and other news.

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Cover Story 

Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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