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How to Create Advance Reader Copies (ARC’s) to Get Your Book Reviewed

How do you get more reviews for your books? You plan ahead. Do what the traditional publishers do and create Advance Reader Copies (ARC’s) or Uncorrected Proofs of your books to giveaway to reviewers, librarians, retailer buyers and the like well before your publication date.

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Author Interview: Todd Klick, Bestselling Author

This week’s Finish Your Book author interview is with screenwriter and producer, Todd Klick, who is the bestselling author of Something Startling Happens: The 120 Story Beats Every Writer Needs to Know and The Screenwriter’s Fairy Tale.

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How to get Amazon Book Reviews

Book Promotion: How to Get Book Reviews After Publication

In the past, book reviews were only available to the exclusive world of traditional publishers, and, in order to secure them you had to follow the A-typical trajectory of book production, creating galleys or ARC’s seven months prior to the publishing date, in order to mail these out to prospective reviewers, then wine and dine them and generally do whatever necessary to secure your WSJ, NYT or LA Times book review. Well, not anymore.The best part of the tech-transition is that the window of opportunity to get books reviewed is no longer a tiny crack of 6 months, it has become endless.

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Self-Publishing 101: How do you decide?

Self-Publishing 101: How do you decide?

There are a multitude of self-publishing options available in today’s market, some provide seemingly simple ways for you to get your book published at the click of a button and others charge you a fortune for the pleasure. The question is, should you self-publish in the first place, and if so, how?

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NY Times Book Review: How to Get Book Reviews

Book Promotion: How to Get Pre-Publication Book Reviews

Traditional publishing houses excel in securing pre-publication book reviews in the media. They have the contacts, reputation and the clout to ensure that journalists and reviewers take note of their titles. However, small presses and even self-published authors can secure pre-pub book reviews too.

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How to Get Published

Publishing: How to Get Published the Old-Fashioned Way

Despite the growing trend for self-publishing, plenty of authors still dream of getting published the old fashioned way: selling their book, getting signed up by one of the Big Six, receiving a fat, juicy, advance check, and of being able to walk into a bookstore anywhere in the world and find a copy of their masterpiece. How can you make that a reality?

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Sign of The Times: Barnes and Noble in the Bargain Bucket!

We’ve all seen it coming. Slowly at first. But recently the Digitization of Publishing has taken off like a rocket! First it was the online book stores, Amazon and Co, who crippled the indie bookstores, now it’s iPads and Apple who are rapidly contributing to the transformation of the book-to-consumer distribution model. Eventually, we will […]

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