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Tuesday, October 2, 2007

If the Shoe fits…

As a new author, I’ve been trying to obtain reviews for The Gender Divide. It’s difficult to find reviewers who will review an unknown novel from an equally unknown author. The imprint of the publisher is also relatively new and hence, unknown. It can be a frustrating process and when I find a reviewer willing to take a chance, it’s a great feeling. (more…)

posted by David at 12:46 pm  

Saturday, September 8, 2007

Giving Something Back

As a new author it is hard to promote your novel, particularly when it is being published by a small press publisher starting a new imprint. Having the backing of a large publishing house helps but it is hardly a guarantee. I’m not an overly religious person but the phrase ‘God favors the prepared’ comes to mind. Yet how does one become ‘prepared’? Personally I think word of mouth is the best way to build an audience for a new author but how do you go about doing that? (more…)

posted by David at 10:16 am  

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