Book Awards: Are They Really All That?

As independent (more importantly, somewhat—or totally—Unknown) authors, one of the first questions we must always ask ourselves whether it be a blog or an interview or a promo is “does this increase, in a significant and long-lasting way, my visibility and my notoriety (you’d hope in a promo the answer would be “yes”, at least […]

 

A Plug For Wise Bear Books (And Not Because They Gave Me A Nod)

It seems like I blog more than I write my books (which could be a good thing or bad, depending on who you ask). When I began writing this blog there was (of course) a motive to create a dot for myself on the map and, hopefully, grow it one day into a large metropolis […]

 

Idol for Authors, Part Deux

I was replying to comments on the original “American Idol for Authors” post and the creative juices (and pitch man) in me started into overdrive. I noticed the other day a Tweep retweeted the blog post to Oprah—now I am not a loon and I have no expectation that she read the blog (or tweet, […]

 

American Idol for Authors

Had the idea for the wildly successful (yet perhaps waning) American Idol not been born in the mind of Simon Fuller and then finally realized as a television show, singers like Carrie Underwood likely might never have been “discovered”. Clearly Underwood had “it”. She was and is enormously talented, yet prior to the fourth season […]

 

ZOMBIE CANDY by Frederick Lee Brooke, A Book Review

On June 13, 2012, in Contests, Events, Giveaways, Great Reads, New Books, by rsguthrie

Well there are a lot of things we can say these days, but one of those many, many things is NOT “we have a shortage of zombie books”. Nope. Trust me, I was just saying it to my neighbor the other day and he corrected me by Googling “Zombie” and “Book” together. (I thought Amazon […]

 

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