Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Tuesday tips: 1

Practical, up-to-date advice for book marketers. Got a tip to share? Email me. Events: Now is a good time to be pitching for slots for next year’s book festivals. US: Publishers Weekly lists book festivals in its events calendar. UK: The British Council maintains a list of the major literature festivals. NZ: NZ Book Council lists upcoming literary events. Rest of World: list from British Council. Materials: Sound advice on writing author press releases from author Scott Nicholson. Media: You’re going to hunt down those specialist titles that might be interested in you’re book, aren’t you? But don’t forget the generic book media, such as... N America: Pages, Bookmarks (offline); January Magazine, Bookreporter (online). UK: NewBooks (offline).


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