Apr
16
2014
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Dr. Stuart's Heart

Written by Johnny Worthen

Official Release notice at The Blog Mansion for my new BEATRYSEL novelette, DR. STUART'S HEART.

Apr
4
2014
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Book Trailer Part 5- Wrap Up/Denouement

Written by Johnny Worthen

I turn the Blog Mansion over to some industry insiders who give their opinion on the effectiveness of Book Trailers. And me.

Apr
1
2014
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Where to Advertise Your E-Books – Discounted, Free, and Otherwise

Written by Alex J. Cavanaugh

How and where to advertise free and discounted books to boost sales.

Mar
31
2014
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Book Trailer Part 4

Written by Johnny Worthen

In part 4 of my series on Book Trailers, I examine the "God-Awful Infomercial" and the "Hey Looky Here."

Mar
4
2014
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Teri Harman's BLACK MOON Cover Reveal

Written by Johnny Worthen

'Tis the season for new covers. Here's the cover for Teri Harman's upcoming book BLACK MOON. B-E-A-UTIFUL!

Feb
28
2014
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What Kind of Editor do You Need?

Written by Jo Michaels

A list of the different kinds of editors and what they do. How to choose one.

Feb
28
2014
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MOJAVE GREEN cover reveal

Written by Johnny Worthen

The Brothers Washburn continue their Dimensions of Death series. Check out the the cover for the upcoming MOJAVE GREEN.

Feb
28
2014
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Contract Considerations

Written by Jo Michaels

Things you should know when signing a contract with an editor, proofreader, or cover designer.

Feb
7
2014
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Book Trailer (part 3) Narrative Snippet

Written by Johnny Worthen

Join me in my quest to understand the mythical book trailer, I look at the Narrative Snippet which is most like a little movie.

Feb
3
2014
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Book Trailers (part 2) Mood Medley

Written by Johnny Worthen

I continue my investigation into the phenomenon of Book Trailers, where literature and music videos collide. Fun stuff.

Jan
23
2014
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A Look at Blog Tour Companies

Written by Jo Michaels

If you're an author thinking about a blog tour, read this first. If you're a tour company, read and learn how to better serve your authors.

Jan
22
2014
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3 Key Ingredients for Going Viral

Written by Sarah Allen

3 ingredients for taking your content viral.