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16 Ways to Work with a Book Publicist

                By Brian Feinblum, Media Connect CMO If authors hire a publicist – or work with one their publisher assigned to them – they should take the following into consideration:

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New Book Reveals the Key to Couples Intimacy

Do you know what language your spouse or partner speaks? When it comes to sex, it could very well be a language different from your own. If you want a happier Valentine’s Day at home, read on! Sex has a … Continue reading

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How Often Should Writers Pen Books?

                November was National Novel Writing Month.  In the last few years people have been encouraged to pen 50,000 words in the 30-day month, averaging 1,667 words per day.  Last year, out of … Continue reading

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Who Are The All-time Best-Selling Novelists?

                By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer, SVP Which books are the all-time bestsellers?  Let’s preface the answer with this: no one really knows for sure. Why?  Sales records are quite poor and … Continue reading

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A Midwesterner’s Guide To Polite Persistence In PR

photo credit By Emily Labes, Associate Publicist I am from Cleveland. Anyone who has spent more than 15 minutes with me knows that. Typical of most Clevelanders, when people ask me where I’m from, I’m most inclined to talk about … Continue reading

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Author Q&A: New York Times Bestselling Author Discusses the Miracle of Freedom

  Chris Stewart, Co-author of the New York Times bestseller, The Miracle of Freedom: Seven Tipping Points That Saved the World, has set out to help us understand the history of democracy, and to see that many historical events that led us to the … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Ellen Kadin, Executive Editor at AMACOM

The following Q&A appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To subscribe for future editions, click here.   MC: Do you mind being approached by an author directly instead of through an agent? Ellen Kadin: Not at all.   … Continue reading

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What to Do When You Can’t Finish a Book

photo credit By Adrienne Fontaine, Senior Publicist   I’m in a lull. The last book that I read in its entirety was Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland, which I highly recommend. Since then, I’ve been stuck on page 384 of Remembrance … Continue reading

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Curling up with a Good Game for the Opening of Book Season

photo credit By David Hahn, Managing Director   Isn’t Opening Day of Book Season great? The anticipation. The feel of the opening page.  The cheap ticket that still gives you in a box seat with a close up view. The promise … Continue reading

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To Con A Mockingbird

photo credit By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director   Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is perhaps my favorite book of all time. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel has become a modern classic, and rightfully so. Most of us are familiar with … Continue reading

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