Category Archives: publishing

Book Promotion: Nobody Cares about your Crazy Names (sorry!)

Once again, I have had the opportunity to read someone’s blurb for their fantasy novel.  You see these things all over the place–on advertising materials at conventions, on the back covers of books, on blogs or in emails asking you … Continue reading

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A Little Movie on the Virtues of Medieval Medicine (celebrating Elisha Barber in paperback, with a trailer!)

This week, Elisha Barber is available in paperback wherever books are sold–so if you’ve been waiting for the pocket-size version, now’s the time. It also includes a sample from the second book, Elisha Magus (you can read sample chapters from … Continue reading

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Focus Groups Taking over the World!

This morning’s Wall Street Journal features an article entitled “Test-marketing a Modern Princess,” about how Disney Junior is developing their new Sofia the First television series. Yes, folks, these executives are sitting down with pre-schoolers, reading them storylines and filming … Continue reading

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Drowning in the Seas of Knowledge: Social Media World-building

This has been my week to make a stab at getting my act together on-line.  The end of the year is approaching fast, I’d hate to miss out on my resolutions.  So now my blog has widgets, my Facebook page … Continue reading

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T minus 365 Days and Counting!

Today, Elisha Barber is negative one year old.  Woo-hoo!  And yikes!  I have a lot of work to do.  One year from now, I’ll be enthusiastically trumpeting my book release from every place I can think of.  Hopefully, before that, … Continue reading

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Dear Author: Your Opinion Doesn’t Matter! (and Rightly so)

I was thrilled last week to get an email from my editor opening the conversation about the actual publication of Elisha Barber, the first book in “The Dark Apostle” series.  It was the moment I’ve been waiting for for years–finally … Continue reading

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