House Tour: Sales

As much as we love to think about literature as an art form, at the end of the day, publishing is still a business where the ultimate goal is to sell books. As a publisher you could acquire the greatest novel ever written, but without the Marketing and Sales teams, that book isn’t going to fly off the shelves. Sales plays an integral role in getting books from the hands of the author to the hands of the reader as early as the acquisition stage.

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Toxic Romance: Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse or past trauma is a frequent plotline in romance. And while something as serious as abuse shouldn’t be reduced to a plotpoint, it has nonetheless become a staple of the genre. Why? Because by and large, romance is the genre that most commonly addresses the issues real women face in their daily lives, including abuse.

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The Book Bible: The Gospel According to Writers

Realtors think location, location, location. Writers should think consistency, consistency, consistency.

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Author Events: In Person, and Socially Distant

In a time long, long ago when we could freely touch our faces in public and take leisurely strolls around grocery stores, authors could hold events in public.

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House Tour: Marketing

It is crucial for Marketing to show their enthusiasm for the book and present some key ideas on how they plan to promote it.

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Balancing Act: A Guide to Setting the Right Pace for Your Book

When it comes to engaging your readers, pacing is everything. The pace of your story not only works to pull readers in, but it keeps them going until the end. Good pacing is one of the hardest aspects of writing a novel and extremely difficult to attain. But have no fear, we have compiled four elements that we believe all writers should consider when setting the pace of their novel.

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