By Katherine Steiger for New Shelves on September 6, 2021
Blockchain: Is it the Future of Publishing? Part 1
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“Customer preferences are actually what cause disrupters.” Sukhi Jutla In 2018, the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) projected blockchain technology as the next great “disruption” in the publishing industry, but was it just a short-lived fad? In this post, I … Read More

By Chris A. Bennett for New Shelves on August 12, 2021
How to Weave Historical Facts into Fiction
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One of the questions I’m most often asked, as a writer of historical fiction is, “How do you do the research?” I was recently reading an interview with a non-fiction history writer who said he spends about three years on … Read More

Previously published at BookWorks Aug 2017
Front of Store Placement: How and Why
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You walk into your local chain bookstore and see a table filled with cookbooks and a big sign that says “GRILLING COOKBOOKS.” BAM! Right in the front of the store as you walk in. Thousands of eyeballs see those cookbooks … Read More

Book Launches SIMPLIFIED
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Thank you for your interest in Tara Alemany’s Book Launch Training. Watch the video below to learn more about how to organize your book launch for MAXIMUM exposure with MINIMUM stress. Replay Page Expires In… Days Hours Minutes Click HERE … Read More

By Amy Collins for New Shelves on July 22, 2021
How Do Self-Published Authors Get an Agent?
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If you are thinking about getting an agent and you already have a book published by a self-publishing company, what are your options? STORY ONE – An Agent’s perspective “Sara” has been querying agents for her self-published book. She decided … Read More

By Keri-Rae Barnum for New Shelves on July 19, 2021
Time or Money?
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Time or money? You must invest at least one to successfully market – and sell – your book. When we are asked what is the “best” program for marketing books, the answer is most often that depends. There are many … Read More

By Katherine Steiger for New Shelves on July 15, 2021
Artificial Intelligence: A Brave New World
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It’s a brave new world, and there’s no going back. Artificial Intelligence and what it means for us, our children, and grandchildren jars my mind. It is the world of wormholes and robots, and I have just arrived. It’s not … Read More

By Amy Collins for New Shelves on July 12, 2021
Making a Living as a Writer
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Does any of this sound familiar? “I wrote this book so that I could make a living as a writer.” “My goal is to quit my day job.” “I plan on retiring on my book income.” If any of those … Read More

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