Monthly Archives: October 2013

Wordstock 2013

Stories about stories. Stories about writers, about how publishers do what they do, and how publicists help. Stories about readers finding texts, readers greeting their favorite authors, and the next great book. Wordstock 2013, while not as well attended due … Continue reading

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Finding Readers: How to Get More Than a Hundred People to Attend Your Book Launch Event

I met a local author right after the launch of Stevan Allred’s A Simplified Map of the Real World and he asked, “How did you get that many people to come to a reading?” We attracted an estimated 160 to 180 … Continue reading

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