Can You Sell Books on Facebook?

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I don’t think Facebook is a very good selling medium. In fact, quite the opposite. However, it’s a great “friends” medium, and a useful marketing medium if you use it on the basis of “free” — the magic mantra of the Facebook world. For example. Facebook will not sell a single book, in my experience.… Continue reading Can You Sell Books on Facebook?

What techniques work for a self-publishing author?

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Follow @templewms I was asked what techniques work for a self-publishing author, with the suggestion that advertising sounded like a good idea. Here’s my answer: It’s an open-ended question with so many possible answers … you could write a book. And they have. Dozens. Depends on genre, quality, willingness to promote, knowledge of methods, ability… Continue reading What techniques work for a self-publishing author?

Temple’s Review of “Lemon” — a collection of short stories by David Haight

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David Haight has written an extraordinary collection of short stories. Lemon casts a harsh, often merciless light on ordinary events. He shows the cracks of not-quite-broken lives, revealing their overlooked corners and sharp edges with well-crafted dialog and prose. In the midst of bitterness, readers will stumble across unexpected moments of hope. Irony has a… Continue reading Temple’s Review of “Lemon” — a collection of short stories by David Haight