Magazine Articles Tagged With publicity

The Savvy Self-Publisher: Keith Devlin's Leonardo and Steve

by Debra W. Englander

The Practical Writer

Posted 12.16.14

Debra W. Englander

When science author and NPR Math Guy Keith Devlin decided to cut a section from his soon-to-be published book on Fibonacci, he realized he had a unique opportunity—to self-publish the deleted content as an e-book alongside the hardcover book. We hear from Devlin, his agent Ted Weinstein, and publicist Amy Ferro on this uniquely challenging and exciting endeavor.

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Indie Editor Roundtable: Washington, D.C. 2014

Posted 11.25.14

Melissa Faliveno, associate editor of Poets & Writers Magazine, talks with the editors of five independent presses about the kind of work they look to publish, the relationships they cultivate with their authors, and the balance between publishing traditional work and developing new and innovative ideas for both print and digital literature. Panelists include Abigail Beckel of Rose Metal Press, Robert Giron of Gival Press, Andy Hunter of Black Balloon Publishing, Kimberly Steele of Augury Books, and Kathleen Wheaton of Washington Writers' Publishing House.

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Editors & Authors: Washington, D.C. 2014

Posted 11.14.14

Kevin Larimer, editor in chief of Poets & Writers, leads a conversation with editors Jeff Shotts of Graywolf Press and Chuck Adams of Algonquin Books and authors Jeffrey Yang and Amy Rowland about what it means to be published by an independent press, the author-editor relationship, and how they work together to reach readers.

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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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