How to Give Away an Audiobook as a Preorder Freebie

The story of my novel release continues.  This week I officially launched my Preorder Push.  If you don’t know yet, preorders are useful because they all count towards your first week of sales at once, which can help push you into the charts.  Obviously this isn’t a long term marketing strategy –…

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Writing about Writing: A newbie’s lessons from the Frankfurt Book Fair

A diversion from history for a moment: I’m in Frankfurt right now for the Frankfurt Book Fair, which is the world’s largest publishing trade show with 300,000 people in attendance.  This is my first time at the fair.  I’m incredibly fortunate in that my location right now – Spain –…

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Writing about Writing: Publicly Opening Your Guts

I’m going a little bit off topic here, but I can do that; it’s my blog.  Don’t worry, we’ll get back on schedule with history and music tomorrow.  I’ve already cleared 5 hours of writing time tomorrow with my coparent (ie husband).  But something has happened today which takes precedence…

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