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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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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Careful What You Tweet For

If we can learn one thing from Rowling’s activities, is that while social media is a great tool for authors, it can also be an instrument of destruction. Therefore, we’ve created a list of four guidelines to help authors use their social media to provide a personal, meaningful connection that doesn’t waste your time or blow back in your face.

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Toxic Romance: People of Color

We need to continue to push the conversation on why inclusivity in all literature is important. As publishers and gatekeepers of content, we must do our due diligence to serve all readers. It simply isn’t right or fair that large swaths of Americans are not seeing themselves in the books they read.

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Finding Your Writing Community

As we here at Three Houses Press continue to work from home, we wanted to highlight a way that budding authors can stay connected. So today we’re going to focus on writing communities. I personally feel that this information is more relevant than ever as we strive to stay connected in the midst of isolation. However, please note that these tips will serve you well beyond this current climate.

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March Madness: Best Book of the Decade

The decade is over and March is upon us… I guess that means it is time to decide which of these titles topped the decade. Vote today!

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Publishing House Tour

The publishing industry is kind of…wild. It is an intricate business, and one that often does not run like the outside world expects it to (i.e. it is s l o w in a world that expects things now, now, now. So, we’ve decided to break things down a bit. Let’s dive in, shall we?

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