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  • The Combined Book Team July 16, 2015

    Via Raddom.  I travel pretty often and one of the things I use to pass the time on airplanes or hotel rooms is podcasts. If you followed the Serial phenomenon, you’ll know how big podcasts have become recently but aside from true crime programs, there are hidden gems that can help writers with everything from querying to research for their novel. I’ve only been listening to writing podcasts for a few months but below are some of my favorite finds. These are perfect for at work listening, for your morning…
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    The Combined Book Team April 23, 2015

    Via Rad/Dom Blog Below is a compilation of my favorite quotes from The London Book Fair’s Author HQ events. This is true for so many reasons. You just never know when you’ll meet someone who wants to know more about your book (and that someone could be a literary agent). If you can’t sum up your book quickly, and start stammering/make no sense they might assume you have no sense of your own project and if they’re busy (& chances are they are) you might not…
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    The Combined Book Team December 12, 2014

    Author Signing or Event Services – CBE Authors Central Author events such as signings and book readings can be a great way to connect with readers and reach another audience. But how do you get your own author event? There are several options, whether you can spend money on a dedicated are at a major trade show or fair, or you want to set up a smaller local signing or event, there are many avenues to choose from if you know where to look. I’ve done signings at trade shows like American Library Association Annual, conventions like NY…
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    The Combined Book Team October 23, 2014

    A few months ago, I decided being at Comic Con would be an awesome experience for me as an author. With thousands attending each year, the exposure to a large audience would be great for me and my self-published title The Skinwalker’s Apprentice. There was one big problem though; I didn’t have the money to fund the booth space. With the smallest booth going for nearly 1k, not to mention the cost of ordering books and swag I knew it would be impossible for me to manage on my own. As any author who has self published…
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