Monthly Archives: February 2013

Up to My Eyeballs

My old editor always used to say he was up to his eyeballs in work, especially on deadline, and that’s how I have been feeling the past few weeks. I have been reading queries and pages for my press, working … Continue reading

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Portland’s Independent Publishing Resource Center

Last week, I toured the Independent Publishing Resource Center here in Portland, Oregon, courtesy of Justin Hocking, the executive director. As a new member, I’m excited about using one of the five iMacs with InDesign, taking publishing classes and being … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!


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Finding Readers: A Series on Effective Book Promotion

Welcome to my new series, Finding Readers. There are a lot of us authors and publishers out there, and we’re all competing for a relatively small pool of passionate readers. I often hear “I wish I had more time to read.” … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway–and Michael Gettel-Gilmartin’s Blogging Goodbye

Brave on the Page has been on the Powell’s Small Press Bestseller List daily since December, usually at #2, and we finally moved into the #1 spot on Tuesday. Thanks to all the contributors and our enthusiastic readers, we are … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Larissa Brown’s Time-Travel Viking Romance

Larissa Brown’s novel, Beautiful Wreck, crosses genres and time periods to deliver a powerful story about love, identity and language. The book is speculative fiction with a time-travel twist and a strong, heady sweep of Viking romance. Despite this being … Continue reading

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