Vt. Author Teams Up with Local Bookstores to Promote Serial E-novel

When children's author Michael Daley decided to self-publish his YA race car thriller as a six-installment serial, he turned to area bookstores for help. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WORD Bookstore and Authors Team Up for Charity

All this week WORD Bookstores in Brooklyn and New Jersey will donate 10% of the purchase prices of books by a rotating group of authors to a different charity each day. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent bookstores and self-published authors are increasingly teaming up

Previously, independent bookstores tended to stay away from marketing self-published authors, but in the age of Amazon, some are embracing local authors no matter how they released their work. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fungi and local authors prove Christmas hits for indies

A non-fiction work about fungi and books with local interest are among the top-selling titles for indies ahead of Christmas, The Bookseller has been told.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 16:31:47 UTC ]
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Jason Reynolds bought up all his own books from local DC bookstores and gave them to readers.

Jason Reynolds: two-time National Book Award finalist, TIME 100 Next honoree, and, apparently, real-life angel. Yesterday, for Giving Tuesday, the Look Both Ways and Ghost author let us know via Twitter that he’d bought the entire inventory of his books from local bookstores across DC, so... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-03 18:19:56 UTC ]
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12 new books to get from your local bookstore today.

In the mood for a little holiday shopping? You know what they say: November is the new December! Who says that? Independent bookstores that need your support now! So here are a dozen new books hitting shelves today. Go forth! * Ernest Cline, Ready Player Two (Ballantine) “This sequel, nine years... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 12:39:52 UTC ]
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16 new books to buy from your local indie bookstore this week.

With Halloween fast-approaching, I feel the need (along with every other person on the book internet) to remind you that one of the scariest things imaginable might happen: your local indie bookstore might close. Their fate is in your hands. Go on and pick up one (or two or three) of these new... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-27 13:16:05 UTC ]
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Jacaranda and Andersen Press team up for Black History month author event

Jacaranda Books and Andersen Press will join forces to host an author reading event with Kwame Alexander, as part of its Black History Month celebrations.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 07:18:24 UTC ]
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Your Local Bookstore Wants You to Know That It’s Struggling

Independent booksellers are desperate for customers to return, and not just for an online reading. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-15 09:00:28 UTC ]
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Promoting authors

The publishing frenzy that is Super Thursday will leave many authors in the cold, having to find new ways to engage with potential readers of their work Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-05 08:53:51 UTC ]
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People want to support their local bookstores. They might be hurting them instead.

As many well-meaning consumers flock to support local community bookstores, the increased demand on these small shops have put a strain on business owners. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-23 14:00:26 UTC ]
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How to promote books by black authors

As a black publicist with more than seven years in culture and entertainment publicity, I have sat in many all-white creative meetings where the genuine answer to making a campaign diverse was to give Stormzy a call (before that it was Tinie Tempah).  If you are serious about diversity and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-24 03:36:15 UTC ]
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Alliance of Independent Authors teams up with agency for rights help

The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) has joined up with New York's Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency to help members with the management and licensing of their rights. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-19 11:38:35 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury promotes Knight and recruits Wilks to sales teams

Bloomsbury Publishing has promoted Sarah Knight to UK adult sales director and recruited Sally Wilks from HarperCollins Children's Books to be its UK children’s sales director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 15:45:01 UTC ]
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Two Indie Bookstores In Chicago Closed Their Doors Right After They Opened—and These Authors Are Trying to Help

Chicago authors are spotlighting the unique plight of two local indies that both closed to walk-in traffic on March 16: one bookstore that was only officially open for one day, and another that had changed ownership two weeks earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Not a Cult, a new bookstore in Los Angeles, puts authors of color at the forefront.

The door of Los Angeles’ newest bookstore is propped open on a quiet section of Hollywood Boulevard, the front window displaying books on a handmade wooden bookshelf. Inside the front room, you’ll find more books and merchandise below a neon light thought bubble and a sign that reads, “I still... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-21 15:00:52 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK announces promotions in non-fiction team

Bonnier Books UK has announced promotions for Ciara Lloyd, Beth Eynon and Madiya Altaf in its non-fiction team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 15:27:11 UTC ]
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Promotions for McKeown and Dumughn in Bonnier Books UK marketing team

Bonnier Books UK has made two promotions within its adult trade marketing team, promoting Zaffre and Manilla Press marketing director Stephen Dumughn to the newly created role of adult trade marketing director, while making Felice McKeown, head of fiction digital marketing, its new campaigns... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-17 21:03:18 UTC ]
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Bookstores Team Up to Turn Arizona Blue

Bookshop Santa Cruz in California and Changing Hands Bookstore in Arizona, have partnered in a drive to register Arizona voters and persuade them to vote Democrat in this year's presidential election. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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