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I’ve updated this Meetup (location change in library). For more details, see the full listing:
When: Saturday, June 13, 2015 10:00 AM
Where: Detroit Library – Main – Explorer’s Room
5201 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202
This Meetup repeats on the 2nd Saturday of every month.
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Great article to read
Originally posted on The Coconut Chronicles:
In November 2014, I was interviewed by Anthony Sanna on Kootenay Morning about an upcoming indie publishing workshop I was teaching and about the latest book in the Warpworld series. A few weeks after that interview, Anthony emailed and asked if I wanted to “play on the radio” with him every Friday as the new Kootenay Morning co-host. I happily accepted.
In a very short time I’ve learned volumes about the wonderful world of radio. With so much focus on online marketing and promotion for authors, I realized that we often overlook radio as an effective way to reach our potential audience.
I asked my co-host, Anthony, if I could pick his brain about the ins and outs of radio interviews for authors. I’ve been sworn to make it clear that he is by no means a radio expert (all KCR hosts are volunteers), but in his “real life”…
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How to Write a Book From Outline to Finish Line: 10 Simple Ways to Outline Your Nonfiction Book
Being Your Own Publicist – Book Promotion is a Full-time Job
Frequently, I get asked questions and I thought instead of just answering them personally, I’m going to just post them here on the Motown Writers Network blog. (Plus, it gives me time to blog about something).
So here is the question of the morning.
And here is my best answer:
I chose this book because most experts, agents and authors I’ve talked to or heard speak always say this is the best…
The second place that is the reliable…
A chat with Kirsten Porter, editor of the upcoming The Collected Poems of E. Ethelbert Miller
I’m on the phone with Ethelbert Miller. It’s back in early November, a few weeks after he asked me to edit his book of collected poems. The first day he asked me I was elated. You know that scene in the movie Singing in the Rain when Gene Kelly is so over-the-moon in love that he shrugs off his umbrella and dances through the street in the middle of a downpour? No matter that his smart-looking suit is getting soaked, that he risks catching a cold only a miserable week of tissues and chicken soup would remedy. He is bursting with good news; the consequences of rain are of no concern. Yes, that was me. Downright giddy, (I don’t think I’ve ever used that word to describe me and probably will never use it…
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Do you know what it’s like to be "crazy hot" and live on the edge? Shirley Slaughter does . . . and she will give you a dose of it @ 5pm, Sunday, May 24, 2015on eamtradio.com as she shares her new book Crazy Hot: And Living on the Edge. Don’t miss it!
Hear her on "Talk to the Author" with Dr. Mamie Smith thiscoming Sunday!
She will also share news ideas about her first book Our Lady of Victory.
Run over to amazon and get it! See ya!
from Mamie Smith