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Get Your Foot in the Door at Local Bookstores

Photo Credit: Steven Whitsitt Congratulations! You will have a published book soon—now begins the fun challenge of getting folks to buy your book and perhaps make it a best-seller! How do you go about doing this? First of all, take a look at your author brand. Who is your target audience? What does [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|Book Publicity|4 Comments

How to Have a Stellar Book Launch

Your new book arrived at your doorstep yesterday and that’s a very good thing—your book launch is tomorrow! Yikes! Now that you have your book in hand, what else do you need for a stellar launch? Hopefully, you've been planning this event for a few months and have everything all organized, but if not, you can still [...]

By | October 1st, 2012|Book Launch|0 Comments

Four Steps You Need Before Self Publishing Your Book

Self publishing your book can be overwhelming, but if you think of your process in Four Easy Steps, you'll be able to get through and even enjoy the journey!   Four Steps You Need Before Publishing Your Book Marketing/Publicity Cover Design Layout Editing/Proofreading Marketing/Publicity  When I was working on self publishing Right Lane Ends (Catawba, 2006) [...]

By | August 29th, 2012|Writing|0 Comments

How to Throw an Awesome Book Launch House Party

  You’ll have your new book in your hands in a few months AND of course you want your book in many other hands too, with preferably a sell-out situation on the horizon. Want a fun way to draw in readers while meeting new people and audiences? Host or co-host a house party. [...]

By | May 1st, 2012|Networking|6 Comments

Celebrate Alice Osborn’ s New Book!

My new book, After the Steaming Stops  (Main Street Rag, 2012) has now been published and I'm proud to announce my listing of upcoming readings and events. My book is $10 (reg $11) throughout the month of April and available via my website. Hope you can make some of these book events! here they are: [...]

By | March 27th, 2012|Writing|2 Comments

How to Host a Kick-Ass Book Launch

A month ago on January 28th I celebrated my book launch for Unfinished Projects, my book of poems from Main Street Rag Publishing Company. I celebrated with 45+ people, many of whom weren’t poets, but came out at the end of a long work week in the dead of winter to hear me read my [...]

By | February 28th, 2011|Networking, Writing|1 Comment