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Our Yardstick is Bent: the NYT Best Sellers List

The NYT once testified that their best selling book list is editorial content, not news content. In other words, it’s not an objective measure of books’ worth OR popularity. In 1983, author William Peter Blatty sued The New York Times … Continue reading

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The Awful Truth About Writing & Writers

I was at lunch with a group of writers the other day, and something I said resonated with the group. I summarized it in the meme I’ve created, below. I’ve posted this on Twitter and Facebook; might as well put … Continue reading

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Previewing Your Book — “Look Inside”

One of the more powerful sales features of Amazon is its ability to let on-line shoppers take a lengthy peek at your book. A couple of clicks and the shopper can read your title page, your copyright statement, your preface, … Continue reading

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Recent Review, In the Mouth of the Lion

A quote from a recent review for “In the Mouth of the Lion”: “…There is more fact than fiction in this novel…difficult to stop reading once you start…” http://www.amzn.to/2b7P5Sl  

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Free Class

Based on past experience, this should be well worth the time: https://dn143.infusionsoft.com/app/linkClick/3658/2b2a681ed915b8af/4501458/a4a69c5d26f5692a It’s free.  

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SU’s Tips for Online Screenplay Marketing

Screenwriting U has some great suggestions for selling film scripts. Check it out here: http://www.screenwritingu.com/blog/15-ways-sell-screenplay-online  

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“Sail Away” is now on Kindle!!

Okay, it’s official. Sail Away on My Silver Dream is out on Kindle. The link: http://www.amazon.com/Sail-Away-My-Silver-Dream-ebook/dp/B00GNQ0N02/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1384843199&sr=1-1&keywords=sail+away+on+my+silver+dream The Kindle edition price is just about half the print edition price. If you bought a new print edition of Silver Dream  from Amazon, … Continue reading

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Excerpt Chapters

Someone asked me recently about the wisdom of posting the first chapter of her book on her website. I replied:  Sounds good to me. Little risk. I don’t know if I’d upload exactly one chapter. I’d find a really exciting … Continue reading

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“Silver Dream” Reviews

Two reviews on Amazon this week, hoping for two more this coming week. Hint-hint.

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Authors Den page

At my publisher’s urging, I set up a page on AuthorsDen today. Here’s the link: http://www.authorsden.com/jguenther Still waiting for books. Soon…

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