Monthly Archives: February 2014

50 Things The News Media Wants

photo credit By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President   Whether you’re an author, a publicist, or a media consumer, chances are you can’t read the media’s mind. When it comes to hitting it big with the … Continue reading

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Meet our MEDIA CONNECT Team: Kristin Clifford

In this installment of Meet MEDIA CONNECT we spotlight Kristin Clifford, Director of MC Satellite.     MEDIA CONNECT: If you weren’t promoting books, what would you be doing? Kristin Clifford: I’d like to think I might be writing for a sitcom, … Continue reading

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Meet our MEDIA CONNECT Team: David Hahn

In this week’s Meet MEDIA CONNECT profile we spotlight Managing Director David Hahn.   MEDIA CONNECT: What do you enjoy about working at MEDIA CONNECT? David Hahn: I’ve always been a book lover and part of me has always enjoyed … Continue reading

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15 of the Most Memorable First Sentences In Literature

  photo credit By Johanna Dickson, digital publicist The best opening book lines stay with you long after you’ve finished. They immediately draw you into the story. You re-read them, write them down, or repeat them to others. The great … Continue reading

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10 Reasons To Spend Your Snow Day Reading

  photo credit By Cori Cagide, associate digital publicist Thanks to a polar vortex that has affected a majority of the country this winter season, most residents are being forced indoors. Even cities like Atlanta, who rarely experience this type … Continue reading

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The Rise Of The Young-Adult Dystopian Novel

photo credit By Alexandra Israel, publicist Young-Adult dystopian novels have hit the publishing marketplace, and hard: gone are the days when want-to-be writers dreamed of becoming the next Dante or Milton. Becoming the next Suzanne Collins, John, Green, or J.K. Rowling … Continue reading

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7 Literary Fiction Suggestions That Will Deepen Your Empathy

credit By Adrienne Fontaine, publicist It seems that every week there’s a new trend article about who’s reading, why we’re reading, what reading does to us, and where reading is going.  A lot of these come to pretty obvious conclusions, … Continue reading

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Romantic Books-To-Movies To Check Out This Valentine’s Day

  credit Looking for a good romantic flick to watch this Friday night? Book fans should check out one of these classic books-to-movies for Valentine’s Day. But first, see what the MEDIA CONNECT team thinks about each pick!

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A Look at 10 Oscar Nominated Films and the Books That Inspired Them

By Nicole Martineau, associate publicist The 86th Annual Academy Awards are almost here, and what better way to celebrate this year’s nominees than by taking a closer look at the literary works that inspired them? Here are ten of this … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Reflects on the 2014 Soundview Author Summit

David Hahn, Managing Director, Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer, and Anna Patrick, Assistant Digital Publicist, attended the 2014 Soundview Author Summit in Atlanta last month. The summit, which began on Sunday, January 12, and ran through Tuesday, January 14, brought … Continue reading

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