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Just How Hard Is It to Get Your Book Into Libraries?

The Library Market: What Indie Authors Need to Know By Jane Friedman "While indie authors can gain some access to libraries by making their books available through major library distributors, that doesn’t mean that those books will be purchased." READ...

Special Kindle Sale Promotion of The California Run

[Cover Design by The Book Cover Whisperer] Mark Rimmer's debut novel, The California Run, a terrific novel of two clipper ships engaged in fast and furious race around Cape Horn, is having a promotional sale: Kindle editions for $2.99, September 20-22, 2018. New York,...

2019 International Book Awards Call For Entries

10th Annual Awards Sponsored by American Book Fest From their website... The 10th Annual International Book Awards (IBA 2019) are specifically designed to be a promotional vehicle for authors and publishers to launch their careers, open global markets and compete with...

Have You Marketed Your Book with

What's the Toughest Challenge for Authors? Finding Readers Interested in Reading Your Book Ah, the American Dream. Maybe you're like me and it's the American Book Dream. Either way, with over twenty years of online and offline marketing experience and an author...

2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

Next Generation Indie Book Awards is proud to be the largest not-for-profit awards program for independent publishers. From their website . . . Entries are now being accepted for the 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, the most exciting and rewarding book awards...

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The Book Cover Whisperer, Christine HornerChristine Horner has over 20 years website and graphic design experience and has been designing covers for independent publishers and writers for over 5 years. An author with her own small publishing company, there really isn't anything she can't help you with. Book cover design is her passion (and children's college tuition).

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