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Send to Kindle Lately writers have been talking about a piece by Ann Bauer in Salon. Entitled “Sponsored by My Husband,” the essay reveals that Bauer’s writing career is subsidized by her husband’s comfortable salary. “All that disclosure is crass,” … Continue reading

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A Talk with J.A. Jance

Send to KindleWe met under the happiest of circumstance. The celebrated  J. A. Jance had read A DANGEROUS FICTION and enjoyed it enough to agree for the first time in many years to write a blurb. I wrote to thank … Continue reading

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Insider Tips from a Publicity Pro: Positioning Books for Success

Send to KindleI’m delighted to welcome to In Cold Ink Brian Feinblum of Media Connect, a major book publicity firm with a tent large enough to include Al Gore and Dick Cheney on its client list—so you know that’s got … Continue reading

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The Inside Scoop: A Publicist’s Take on Book Marketing

Send to Kindle  No one writes for his desk drawer. Books are a means of transmitting stories, ideas, history, experience, and emotion; and that transmission can only succeed when the books are read. But to be read they must first … Continue reading

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