Book of Days


Yolanda M. Johnson-Bryant

Publicity - Everyone Needs It

Book Trailers

What is as Book Trailer? Wikipedia defines it as: a video advertisement for a book which employs techniques similar to those of movie trailers. They are circulated on television and online in most common digital video formats. Basically a Book Trailer is an exciting book review in motion. Even better than the term Book Trailer and its definition is a keyword in that very...

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Kristin Billerbeck

ACFW Happenings


Deciding which genre to write in is probably one of the biggest decisions an author will make. Do you write to the market? Do you write your passion? What about writing what you read? For working authors, many things come into the equation of what we are to write, but the good news is that ACFW...

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Track Changes - One Editor's POV

Ramona Richards

Winking in the Dark: The 40 Percent Solution Part II: Published

You’ve sold. You’ve turned in the final edit. Time to relax and wait for the book and all the ensuing praises, right? You’re joking, right? Most of us already know that the times when a publisher put a lot of time and dollars behind marketing new books have slipped away like ice on glass. These days an author will control much of the publicity about her book. But, you protest, I don’t have a lot of money for mailings and websites. I barely pay the rent!

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Terry Burns

Heard It Thru Hartline

Kindle - Objectively

That darn Kindle I couldn’t see any reason that I needed one; then I got one for Christmas. I made a resolution for 2011 to read more. The Kindle is making that much easier to accomplish as well as saving me some money. I can also load manuscripts on it that I need to read, which is very helpful. There are quite a number of other e-readers on the market, and I find each has its...

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Wanda Dyson

Conference Corner

April Conference Corner

Spring is teasing us with warmer days, less snow, and more daylight. Any day now, the forsythias will bloom, the tulips will sprout through the mulch, and pollen will dust our cars and annoy our allergies. Currently, most of my days are spent sorting through appointment requests for the Colorado Christian Writers Conference coming up in May.

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