Manuscript to Marketplace Writers Conference
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Join Keri-Rae Barnum and a host of other experts including Robin Cutler, Jane Friedman and award-winning playwright Stephen Spotswood in Shepherdstown, WV September 9-10, 2022 for success strategies and insider advice for writers at ANY stage! For details visit https://www.writersconferencesu.com/.

Considering Your Own Podcast?
Considering Your Own Podcast?
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I was inspired to begin a podcast while listening to authors on Free Advice Fridays with Keri Barnum talk about expanding our brands and outreach. Then, a special guest on Free Advice Fridays, Holly Shannon, touted the benefits of authors … Read More

April 8, 2022 Free Advice Friday Hot Topics
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If you missed Free Advice Friday last week, you can watch the replay on our YouTube channel, youtube.com/NewShelvesBooks. April 8, 2022 Free Advice Friday Hot Topics Check out the video at 1:07 to hear Keri give an update on how … Read More

How to Write a Query Letter Agents Will Adore
How to Write a Query Letter Agents Will Adore
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For many authors who want to publish with a traditional press, the first stage of book marketing is to pitch to literary agents. While there are publishers accepting unsolicited manuscripts out there, many will require representation by an agent. A … Read More

April 1, 2022 Free Advice Friday Hot Topics
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If you missed Free Advice Friday last week, you can watch the replay on our YouTube channel, youtube.com/NewShelvesBooks. April 1, 2022 Free Advice Friday Hot Topics Will an agent read your email if you send it on Monday or Friday? … Read More

3 Bestsellers Secrets
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Everyone wants to become a bestselling author It may not be your top priority, but I’m willing to bet you would be thrilled if it happened. Hitting bestseller status is not only validating as a writer, but it’s a great … Read More

March 25, 2022 Free Advice Friday Hot Topics
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If you missed Free Advice Friday last week, you can watch the replay on our YouTube channel, youtube.com/NewShelvesBooks. March 25, 2022 Free Advice Friday Hot Topics Listen at 1:13 to hear Keri explain why Amazon pauses and suspends ads: Amazon … Read More

How Authors Get Paid
How Authors Get Paid
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A question we receive often from authors is “How do I get paid?” So, whether you’ve got a traditional publishing deal or you’re going the indie route, we are breaking down how authors get paid. Traditional Publishing Deal Authors sell … Read More

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