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What’s Your Story?

“What we call reality is simply a theory, an internalized mental model…”  Paul Levy I see each of our realites as one book in a huge library full of books. Each book is another reality, another story that we simply … Continue reading

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What Makes You Buy That Book?

Ms. Gigi, copy writer and world traveler, conducted a survey on what makes readers buy a particular book. The 355 respondents gave her some very insightful information regarding book buying habits and reasons. To find out why a reader chooses … Continue reading

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Naughty and Sweet

I spent the holidays doing something I really love—binge reading. I had accumulated a gazillion romance novels (both in paper and online), but had never really seemed to find the time to read them all. Now, most of the time … Continue reading

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Laura Ingalls Wilder And Cultural Insensitivity — The Let’s Play Ball Blog

I was perturbed when the American Library Association announced its intention to drop Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name from a prestigious children’s literature award. The purpose of this action, according to one source, is “to distance the honor from what it … Continue reading

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Escorting the Dead

 ellisnelson conducted an interview with TA Sullivan about her book Escorting the Dead: My Life as a Psychopomp, and we have republished it here for you to read. AN INTERVIEW WITH TA SULLIVAN One of my favorite movies is The Ghost and … Continue reading

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Creating and Using Book Trailers

Book trailers are a wonderful way to help you market yourself and your books. They are great for those who do speaking tours, as you can run them before and after the speech, which helps to get the audience into … Continue reading

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The Punster

A few puns to brighten up your day: The fattest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it … Continue reading

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