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Tween Books – Are They A Thing? (Spotlight: ON THE BRIGHT SIDE by S.R. Johannes)

January 26, 2012 | 4 Comments | Posted in News and Events

“TWEEN” Books – Are They A Thing?

There is no Amazon category for them. Barnes & Noble doesn’t have a shelf for them. Is there really such a thing as a “tween” book? If you’re eleven, and a reader, you have two choices of reading material. You could mosey on over to the.

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YAK Fest!

January 15, 2012 | 4 Comments | Posted in News and Events

This weekend was YAK Fest (The Young Adult Keller Book Fest) in Keller, Texas and MAN did I have a great time! On Friday evening, we were treated to an Author's Dinner at The Book Carriage and Coffee Shop, a beautiful indie bookstore in downtown Roanoke. I somehow.

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And The Winner Is . . .

January 12, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in News and Events

  Congratulations to . . .   Aeicha Matteson    The winner of my blog contest for The Indelibles Blog Hop/Launch Day! Aeicha, your copy of The Veil is on its way to you! Thank you so much for everyone who entered! I hope you all had a great time on the hop - you.

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January 08, 2012 | 44 Comments | Posted in News and Events

Introducing the Indelibles Welcome to The Indelibles Blog Hop! In celebration of our official launch, we are giving away a KINDLE FIRE! If you’d like to start at the beginning of the INDELIBLES ON FIRE GIVEAWAY BLOG HOP, then please start HERE. If you are already mid-hop, then welcome to your.

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Guest Post From Susannah Greenberg of Susannah Greenberg PR (Including her Top Tips for Young Adult Book PR)

January 07, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in News and Events

  Susannah Greenberg is President of Susannah Greenberg Public Relations, a book publicity firm in the Greater New York City area.  Her clients are authors, publishers, and book industry organizations.  She has represented best selling authors including Spencer Johnson and Alan Dershowitz; launched the campaign for April is National.

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Cory’s Publicity Tips for Authors

January 07, 2012 | 1 Comment | Posted in News and Events

This time last year, I had an unpublished book languishing in a Word document on my computer and absolutely no idea what to do with it. Even after I found a publisher (Octane Press – my white knight of a small press) I still had no idea how.

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Catch Phrase Contest – And The Winner Is . . .

January 05, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in News and Events

AND THE WINNER IS . . . Drumroll . . . Cindy Hogan! Cindy's idea was: "Nothing is as it seems" I love it! It fits in perfectly with THE VEIL, plus it's short and shouldn't cause my hand to start to hurt when I sign multiple books at a time :-) Cindy, there is.

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CONTEST – I Need A Cute Catch Phrase To Sign Books With

January 03, 2012 | 11 Comments | Posted in News and Events

I promised myself that before my next book signing I would come up with a cute/witty/intriguing/memorable phrase to sign THE VEIL with. You know - something to put between the "To " and the "Cory Putman Oakes" on the title page. Well, my next signing is coming up on January 14.

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The Indie Book Fair!

January 02, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in News and Events

Did you find a new Kindle, Nook, or iPad under the Christmas tree? Browse the Indie Book Fair and.

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