Blog 2017-06-21T14:27:56+00:00
2807, 2017

A Friendship Tour

Promoting a book is almost as hard as writing one.  Especially the first time, especially for an indie author without access to the big marketing machines behind books published by the big five. In anticipation of my May 2 pub date, sometime last winter, I began scheduling a book tour [...]

2507, 2017

Jack’s Audiobook Picks

My 23-year-old son likes to listen to audiobooks as he gets ready for work in the morning, and he continues to listen during his 40-minute commute. I'm not surprised, as he always loved to be read to as a child. He came up with a list of his favorite audiobook [...]

1407, 2017

An Interview with Narrator, Marnye Young

Jeannie: How did you get into narrating? Marnye: I am an actor who was trying to figure out a way to spend more time with my twin toddlers and a friend of mine who has done very well for herself in the audiobook business told me I would be perfect [...]

2706, 2017

The Making of a Book Trailer

I have learned so much in the process of promoting EDEN.   Since it was published by an indie press, I have been on the frontline marketing it. I’ve learned about soliciting bookstores, organizing events, and seeking publicity from any number of channels. One of the most important assets for all [...]

1306, 2017

Summer Reading

  In EDEN, Rachel has a habit of doing literary calisthenics every summer morning. Her book of choice is Moby Dick by Herman Melville. She’s memorized passages and her paperback is so tattered the pages are on the verge of becoming unglued from their spine. In EDEN, bookshelves are stuffed [...]

106, 2017

How Squash Powers my Writing

I’ve been touched by the way my squash community has supported the launch of  EDEN: A Novel (and my new writing life, for that matter).  I’m also extremely grateful for the thoughtful review James Zug wrote in June’s Squash Magazine and the support of Ivy Pochoda and Louisa Hall, world class [...]

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