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  • 15 More Tips for Helping Your Friend Promote their Book

    Here are 15 more suggestions for getting the word out about your friend’s book. (Along with the first three blogs on this topic, this makes sixty ideas so far, for those who are counting. The urls for those first three blogs are included at the …

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  • Keep Going! 15 More Ways to Support Your Friend’s Book

    If you’ve read the first two blogs related to this theme, good for you!  (See: http://www.hannacroixcreekbooks.com/15-ways-to-help-promote-your-friends-book and http://www.hannacroixcreekbooks.com/15-more-ways-to-champion-your-friends-book) You now have thirty suggestions to help promote your friend’s book. But if those ways weren’t enough—or to your liking—you will find an additional fifteen ideas below. …

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  • How to Handle 12 Challenges Speakers Face

    It’s been said that fear of dying is almost as powerful as fear of speaking in public. In fact, the two are closely entwined. Haven’t we heard the phase: “He’s dying out there” in reference to someone appearing before an audience? Death and bombing in …

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  • Give Books as Gifts!

    (Edited and updated version of a blog originally posted at http://www.hannacroixcreekbooks.com on December 15th, 2008) Yes, it’s a hard time in publishing these days. Everyone knows it, unless you’re lucky enough to be a bestselling author, like John Grisham, or a publisher whose books are …

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  • 15 more Ways to Champion Your Friend’s Book

    So you really want to help promote your friend’s book, but you’ve considered or tried some or all of the first suggestions shared in the initial post I wrote on this topic (http://www.hannacroixcreekbooks.com/15-ways-to-help-promote-your-friends-book/) or you need additional ideas till you find the plans that suit …

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  • 15 Ways to (Help) Promote Your Friend’s Book

    Writing a book can take years and lots of discipline and sacrifice. So if your friend, family member, or colleague accomplishes this major achievement, you should do something to help them. Yes, congratulating the author on Facebook or in an e-mail is a nice thing …

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  • Writer’s Block? It Happens to the Best of Us – Here’s How to Deal With It

    Nearly every writer I know has experienced t writer’s block in some form or another. It’s an insidious condition that can stall, slow down or stop us from fulfilling our literary dreams. For some, it can be the reason they are failing to get that …

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  • Making a Positive Difference with Each Book

    There are two key issues that authors, and publishers, have to address with each and every book that he or she writes and that a publisher makes available to the world─ the book’s content and will it sell.

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