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Hone Your Interview Skills

Started by Tim Knox Jul 17. 0 Replies

Tables were turned on me this morning when I was interviewed on the Fred Holland Show on WTKI Radio.Interview skills go both ways. You can't be a great interviewer without being a great interviewee…Continue

Tags: authors, interview, interviewing, podcasting, knox

Facebook Fan Pages For Books or Characters?

Started by Sam Burton. Last reply by Sam Burton Jul 3. 4 Replies

Do any of you create fan pages for your fiction books or for any of your characters? I'm working on a series of books that are connected and I'm considering fan pages, but wondered what others…Continue

MORE Website Options from 48Days Friend Rob Orr

Started by Diane Krause Jul 2. 0 Replies

Hello Writers,Rob Orr is a fellow 48Days member and group leader of the My Website Workshop group. Some of you may know Rob, but for those of you who don't, I want to be sure you know about a great…Continue

My next novel--Redemption

Started by Greg Sparks. Last reply by Greg Sparks Jun 26. 2 Replies

I wanted to let everyone know my next novel Redemption is available on Amazon for free, through June 28th.  It is about a customer service representative who takes her aggressions out on her…Continue

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Comment by Tim Knox on Monday

Interviewing Authors with Tom Waite. Talks about his experiences with agents, publishers, marketers, self-publishing http://po.st/raKMa5

Comment by Sam Burton on May 28, 2014 at 4:54am

I mostly lurk on here on 48 days these days, but logged in to look for some info on writing a query letter. I only had to scroll down a couple of inches and there it was. Thanks, Connie.

Comment by Tim Knox on May 13, 2014 at 4:57pm

HI everyone,

I'm a published author and book marketer. I have a blog and podcast dedicated to helping authors learn to write, edit, publish, market and sell their work.

Thanks for letting me participate in your group.

My websites are: http://www.timknox.com and http://interviewingauthors.com

I look forward to this wonderful exchange of ideas.

Tim

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Comment by Lynne Watts on May 12, 2014 at 2:33pm

Thanks so much Connie:)


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Comment by Connie Foster on May 12, 2014 at 1:30pm

Congrats on the new book, Lynne Watts!


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Comment by Lynne Watts on May 3, 2014 at 7:15am

My newest Wyatt the Wonder Dog book will be out soon... June 1st!!  Help me chose a title.  Visit my blog and vote:

http://lynnewatts.blogspot.com/

If you want to suggest an alternate title to the three I've suggested...comment here:)  Thanks for your help!

Comment by Diane Krause on March 28, 2014 at 10:48am

Connie -- My apologies for giving you the wrong URL! Glad you were able to use your superpowers to get around my error. :) 


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Comment by Connie Foster on March 25, 2014 at 2:52pm

Diane -- forget my prior request. I found the blog at

http://queryshark.blogspot.com/

Thanks for sharing. This is a great resource!


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Comment by Connie Foster on March 25, 2014 at 2:49pm

Diane -- I visited queryshark.com and am having no luck finding what you describe. Could you double check that web address for me? I'd love to visit.

Thanks so much!

Comment by Diane Krause on March 25, 2014 at 11:17am

Connie -- Thanks for the book teaser! I look forward to reading it. 

Chuck's Guide to Literary Agents is a great resource, and the examples there are very enlightening. 

Another great resource for query samples is queryshark.com, a blog run by literary agent Janet Reid. She allows writers to send in actual query letters, then she critiques them rips them to shreds there on the blog. :) Her comments are incredibly helpful because she breaks the letters down and covers specifics of the good and the bad. 

 
 
 

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