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Books
· Stormy Winds

· A Brownstone in Brookyn

· The Ghost of Atlanta

· Phantoms of Rockwood

· Philly Style and Philly Profile


Short Stories
· Enjoy a chapter from A Brownstone in Brooklyn!

· Enjoy the PROLOGUE to Philly Style and Philly Profile!

· Bloodlines, Tales From the African Diaspora

· Phantoms of Rockwood Debut Speech at Decatur Book Festival!

· From Bushwick High (Brooklyn) to National Award Winning Author!

· Goodbye Borders: Another casualty in the decline in book sales!

· Spice and Me together for a little Longer

· Return to a Southern County Fair Ground!


Articles
· Thompson On...Being a Successful 21st Century Author!

· Thompson On...A Writer's Journey into the Digitial Revolution!

· Thompson On...One Writer's Journey to Writing Success!

· Thompson On...Do One Thing Everyday That Scares You!

· Thompson On...Is finding a literary agent an Impossible Dream?

· Thompson On...Point of View in a Novel!

· Thompson On...Description in a Novel!

· Thompson On...Setting in a Novel!

· Thompson On...A Hard Look at My Web Marketing Habits!

· Thompson On...Subplots in Novels!


News
· Writing Tidbit: Thumbnail Characterization

· Discovered Virtual Blog Book Tour!

· Finding an Editor...Dennis DeRose!

· Award Winning novelist Terry Kay comments on A Brownstone in Brooklyn!

· A Former Student Talks about her Teacher and his novel

· J. E. Thompson teaching and tutoring creative writing!

· Moneysaver Editing Featured in Industry Experts Magazine!


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· Write a Ghost Story and Win a Prize!

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Stormy Winds





Phantoms of Rockwood

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Philly Style and Philly Profile

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The Ghost of Atlanta

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A Brownstone in Brookyn

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Blogs by J.E. Thompson

Purple Phantoms: Young Adult Novel!
12/18/2011 7:16:11 PM
Help with ideas in marketing to Young Adults!
When my editor, Dennis DeRose, and I talked about my fourth novel Purple Phantoms, words came up thaqt sent shivers up my spine: Young Adult!
Oh my God, how do I handle the marketing of a young adult novel?
My three previous novels have been marketed to an adult audience: A Brownstone in Brooklyn, Philly Style and Philly Profile and the 2011 National Award Winning Ghost of Atlanta.
Now, with Purple Phantoms scheduled for publication in 2012, I must develop a new marketing strategy. I must develop the marketing strategy now. I read in different blogs and websites that the young adult market cover ages 12-18. This group spans an age range which covers almost an entire decade.
This is a complex genre as tghere are tremendous differences in the intellectual anmd emotional maturity of a fourth grader versus a college freshman. I know there are certain features which set young adult novels apart.
My problem:
1. How do you market to such a diverse group? I'm not afraid to ask for help an advice to reah the maximum number of young readers.
2. Where and how do you blog to this group?
3. What kind of website do you develop fo the young adult audience.?
4. How do you get libraries involved in the marketing of young adult books?
Help! Help! Help!
Please email me with any advice:
purplephantoms.yahoo.com



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More Blogs by J.E. Thompson
• Phantoms of Rockwood Debut Presentation! - Sunday, February 15, 2015
• JET Blog... - Thursday, June 12, 2014
• Thompson On...Do You Have a Mobile Website - Sunday, October 20, 2013
• Thompson On...A Hard Look at my Web Marketing Habit - Sunday, October 13, 2013
• Author Mary Gilmartin's Effervescent Website! - Thursday, September 20, 2012
• Purple Phantoms' Debut Labor Day Weekend at AJC-Decatur Book Festival! - Friday, September 07, 2012
• Purchase Purple Phantoms - Friday, August 24, 2012
• Thompson On...National Radio "Author Talk" Interview! - Sunday, June 10, 2012
• Thompson On...Mary Gilmartin's Debut Novel Book Signing! - Saturday, June 02, 2012
• Thompson On...Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You1 - Thursday, May 17, 2012
• Julius Thompson Enrolled in the Digitial Revolution! - Tuesday, May 08, 2012
• How I reached the writing of my fifth novel: Chasing The Wind - Friday, May 04, 2012
• Julius Thompson on Julia Widdop National BlogTV Show! - Friday, April 13, 2012
• Thompson On...One Writer's Journey to Become a Successful Novelist! - Sunday, April 01, 2012
• Thompon On...Choosing a Point of View in a Novel! - Tuesday, March 20, 2012
• Thompson On...Subplots in Novels! - Tuesday, March 13, 2012
• Do You Have A Mobile Website? - Monday, December 26, 2011
•  Purple Phantoms: Young Adult Novel! - Sunday, December 18, 2011  
• Julius Thompson Teen Read Week 2011 Presentation! - Monday, October 17, 2011
• Julius Thompson with Brooklyn Icons! - Thursday, September 22, 2011
• My Birthday Television Interview! - Saturday, September 10, 2011
• The Author's Life: Marketing, Marketing and more Marketing! - Saturday, August 20, 2011
• Is finding a literary agent an impossible dream? - Thursday, August 11, 2011
• Novel Writing: The Setting! - Saturday, August 06, 2011
• Goodbye Borders! - Friday, August 05, 2011
• Bloodlines, Tales From the African Diaspora Book Review! - Friday, August 05, 2011
• Building Believalble Characters! - Friday, August 05, 2011
• Description: Be Specific! - Friday, August 05, 2011


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