Category Archives: Promotion

publicizing and selling our books and other writings

How do you Quote Yourself?

Press releases are traditionally written as if unbiased news, not in first person (If thine “I” offends thee, pluck it out). I have found the following useful when writing a press release in which I need to quote myself. Write what … Continue reading

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New Edition of Searching for Ropens

The new title for the third edition of my first nonfiction book will be Searching for Ropens and Finding God. This explains cryptozoological investigations of worldwide sightings of apparent modern pterosaurs. Expect many new paragraphs and even new chapters. Here … Continue reading

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Amazon Rankings and Reviews

I’ve read this advice, for new authors, on how to improve book sales: Get good reviews. For Amazon sales, at least, beware of this over simplistic idea. Why do many readers purchase a particular book? Consider the following: Many book readers could become interested in it … Continue reading

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Createspace for Book Authors

Traditional publishing has its place, but for me Createspace has been the ideal partner in self publishing. This company, acquired by Amazon a few years ago, makes it relatively easy to publish books for authors who want more than traditional freedom or who … Continue reading

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The Well-Fed Self-Publisher

No monetary profit do I make from promoting this book by Peter Bowerman. I recommend The Well-Fed Self-Publisher (even though I’ve read only half of the 294 pages) with no reservations . . . that is, if you might be interested in making … Continue reading

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