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Amazon Short Program Fits Howard-Johnson's Plans to Help Authors
Friday, December 07, 2007  2:31:00 PM

by Carolyn HowardJohnson



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Most authors hate, loathe, despise the book proposal process. Carolyn Howard-Johnson tells you everything you need to know in 20 minutes or less.

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Amazon Short Program a Fit for Carolyn Howard-Johnson's Plans to Help Authors

 

Los Angeles - Carolyn Howard-Johnson is partnering with Amazon Shorts, a program that brings short pieces from published authors for the amazing price of 49 cents. Shorts include nonfiction and how-tos, short stories, poetry collections and more.

Howard-Johnson, the author of five published books available on Amazon, says, "I have consulting clients who hate to learn the proposal and synopsis process. There are many good books out there on the subject but I needed to lead these authors through the process easily and fast. Thus The Great First Impression Book Proposal was born. Amazon's short program seemed made for it. Amazon is a true publisher. They put the work out their and publicize it to the reading public."

Daniel Slater, editor at Amazon, and his team put together a cover and shepherded The Great First Impression Book Proposal: Everything You Need to Know About Selling Your Book in 20 Minutes or Less through the process in less than six weeks. Howard-Johnson says, "They have been very responsive, excellent communicators."

Howard-Johnson is no stranger to publishing or to awards. Her novel, This is the Place, won eight awards. Her book of creative nonfiction, Harkening, won three and her chapbook of poetry (Finishing Line Press) won the award of excellence from the Military Writers Societyof America. The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success and The Frugal Book Promoter: How to Do What Your Publisher Won't are both USA Book News Award winners in the publishing and writing category. Her marketing campaign for those books won the Book Publicists of Southern California's Irwin Award.

 

The author is an extension division instructor for UCLA’s renowned Writers’ Program and speaks at writers' conferences nationwide. She was named Woman of the Year in Arts and Entertainment by the California Legislature and American Business Women's Association (ABWA) named her Outstanding Woman.

 

Learn more about Howard-Johnson at http://carolynhoward-johnson.com or http://www.howtodoitfrugally.com. She blogs at

www.thefrugaleditor.blogspot.com,

www.sharingwithwriting.blogspot.com,

www.authorscoalition.blogspot.com,

www.thenewbookreview.blogspot.com,

and www.warpeacetolerance.blogspot.com.

 

Find The Great First Impression Book Proposal at http://www.amazon.com/Great-First-Impression-Book-Proposal/dp/B000YG6O5U/

 

 

 

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Books by
Carolyn HowardJohnson



Sublime Planet, A Chapbook Celebrating the Planet and Universe





The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward--Winner 3 Awards

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The Frugal Book Promoter: Second Edition

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Blooming Red: Christmas Poems for the Rational

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Imagining the Future: Ruminations on Fathers and Other Apparitions

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This Is The Place, By Award-Winning Author Carolyn Howard-Johnson

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