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  • Never Judge a Book By It's Cover by Jaimie Hope 10/19/2011 5:01:47 PM
    Do you purchase books based on the picture on the cover? How often do the pictures match the plot of the book? Did you ever wonder why? Here is my explanation of why it's so for my new e-book, When You Come Back to Me Again.... more

  • Hated Indie authors by Neil D Ostroff 10/14/2011 6:49:46 AM
    Once again, Iíve made the cardinal sin of trying to market my books on forums and threads, and once again, a bunch of people are sending me nasty replies. Which is fine if these forums and threads had a policy of no author marketing, but they donít. ... more

  • How long does it take to write a book? by Neil D Ostroff 10/12/2011 10:49:28 AM
    Iíve been wondering how long it really takes for an author to write a book. Iím not talking about a first draft, Iím talking about the point where an author says ďdone!Ē and then sends it off to the publisher or agent. For me, it usually takes about ... more

  • Spooky times ahead by Neil D Ostroff 10/10/2011 10:34:17 AM
    Tis the season to be spooky. That said, AFTER is now half price for the Halloween season. Many of you read my article on pricing and I received many comments both good and bad about lowering the price of my books and the perceived worth of the materi... more

  • My iPad needed a screen protector by Audrey Coatesworth 10/10/2011 7:17:29 AM
    Though I bought an iPad cover,I still felt that I would be happier if the screen was covered by a screen protector. I found an excellent one. I share this information with whoever reads this blog - to save time and effort.... more

  • What price? by Neil D Ostroff 10/5/2011 10:39:44 AM
    In earlier posts, Iíve often said that I think the 99 cent price on Kindle books seem to cheapen the worth of the book. Now, Iím not reversing that conviction completely, but what I will say is that 99 cent books appear to be selling many more copies... more

  • My mistakes. by Neil D Ostroff 10/1/2011 7:20:26 AM
    My father always told me that it's okay to make mistakes, it's how you learn. Well, I'm about to tell you the mistakes I've learned while marketing and promoting my books so that you don't have to go through the same things when you market and promot... more

  • Getting an agent. by Neil D Ostroff 9/22/2011 9:00:30 AM
    The year is 2005 and I just signed with my agent at Fineprint Literary. I was full of hope and excitement and dreams of hitting it big. Unfortunately, three and a half years later we ended our contract. Now, with six books available for sale and anot... more

  • outside mainstream by Neil D Ostroff 9/16/2011 10:39:33 AM
    Yeah, I had a top agent once; Gary Heidt at Signature Lit. Yeah, at one time I was also signed to one of the best agencies in NY; Fineprint Lit. Yeah, I got phone calls that editors wanted to buy my books. Yeah, you guessed it, they all fell through ... more

  • A Few Hundred Thousand More... by Leslie P Garcia 9/13/2011 4:16:21 PM
    "...mortal man must walk with dread."--LPG Or, this, and some shameless self-promotion.... more

  • Interviews! Interviews! Interviews! by Neil D Ostroff 9/13/2011 7:25:15 AM
    Lately, I've been getting into the interview thing. You'd be surprised how many bloggers are looking for material and are willing to give an interview with nothing in return. Of course, whenever I'm interviewed I promote it heavily throughout the web... more

  • Slideshows by Mary Jo Nickum 9/6/2011 6:17:58 AM
    Two new slide shows now available: The Path Mom's Story ... more

  • Comments on daily Scripture by George Carroll 9/5/2011 1:40:54 AM
    Mass Reading & Meditation for September 5, 2011 Catholic Meditations Meditation: Luke 6:6-11 View NAB Reading at Subscriber? Login to view archives. Article Tools Text Size Print-Friendly ... more

  • Flutterby Publicity by ellen george 8/24/2011 10:46:09 AM
    Publicizing my illustrated Children's book, Flutterby, by Ellen George... more

  • How many books should you publish at once? by Neil D Ostroff 8/15/2011 9:38:28 AM
    Iíve been publishing about a book every three months for the last two years. But itís only in the last six months that Iíve published my stuff electronically on Kindle and Smashwords, and started heavy marketing and promotion on the interne... more

  • Selling books in todayís marketplace by Neil D Ostroff 8/14/2011 7:59:50 AM
    It used to be that to become a published author (besides just writing a really good book) you had to also spend countless hours writing and addressing query letters, waiting patiently for agentís responses (months), and then miracle upon miracle... more

  • My New Article Published in Local Magazine by Judith Lawrence 7/31/2011 4:37:54 AM
    As part of my marketing plan, I decided to get my name out there in the local community by turning to a former writing pursuit of article writing. It has been a number of years since I wrote articles but I thought this would be a good way of... more

  • Hot! Hot! Hot! by Neil D Ostroff 7/30/2011 6:42:17 AM
    And the heat wave continues around here. There's only one thing good about it being this hot outside, I don't feel guilty staying inside. Anyway, the writing life continues heat or no heat. I blasted out another chapter of INSECTLAND today, actually ... more

  • Getting rich is a marathon not a sprint by Neil D Ostroff 7/29/2011 8:02:55 AM
    Okay, I got over the woman who bashed me. Thanks to all who responded with their own stories of jerks. So, in my continued quest to get rich and famous I've come up with a few marketing ideas. First off, though not an original idea, I've de... more

  • Yeah, another interview! by Neil D Ostroff 7/26/2011 8:38:56 AM
    If you haven't seen it yet, here is a copy of my latest interview.... more

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