Posts Tagged ‘book campaign’

  • November 20, 2012
  • Announcements
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Pump Up Your Book Announces Erotica Romance/Romantic Comedy Author Susan DiPlacido’s Shuffle Up and Deal Virtual Blog Tour

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to announce Susan DiPlacido’s Shuffle Up and Deal Virtual Book Publicity Tour beginning December 3, 2012 and ending on March 15, 2013. Susan will be on hand during her nationwide tour talking about her book in candid interviews and guest posts! As an added bonus, Susan’s tour is also part of a Kindle Fire HD Giveaway! To find out more details visit her official tour page here. Susan DiPlacido is the author of 24/7, Trattoria, Mutual Holdings, House Money, Lady Luck, Shuffle Up and Deal, and American Cool. Trattoria was nominated for the Romantic
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  • November 11, 2012
  • Announcements
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Looking for bloggers for Ingrid King’s Purrs of Wisdom Book Blast

We are recruiting bloggers to participate in Ingrid King’s Purrs of Wisdom Book Blast! This event will take place between December 3 – 14, then January 2 – 11. We need at least 30 bloggers but are aiming at 50 or more. Ingrid will be giving away a $25 Gift Certificate (payable by Amazon or Paypal), one autographed paperback and 3 electronic copies of her book, Purrs of Wisdom: Conscious Living, Feline Style. The top prize winner will receive a $25 Gift Certificate and a paperback copy of her book and three more winners will receive electronic copies. All bloggers
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10 Things You May Not Know About Last of the Seals

Greg Messel, author of Last of the Seals, is my guest today! Welcome Greg! 10 Things You May Not Know About Last of the Seals By Greg Messel I attended baseball games in Seals Stadium as a child I made contact with former clubhouse and Seals’ batboy Bill Soto Castellanos who reviewed some of my chapters for accuracy. He is truly “the last of the Seals” and even lived in the stadium during the winter of 1956-57. Stewardesses like the fictional character Amelia Ryan had to pass rigorous tests to get their job. Among the requirements by TWA in 1957
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Ten Things About Artists &Thieves You May Not Know by Guest Blogger Linda Schroeder

Linda Schroeder, author of Artists and Thieives, is my guest today!  Linda is on a virtual book tour and is giving away a Kindle Fire!  Woot!  To enter, click here. Ten Things About Artists and Thieves You May Not Know By Linda Schroeder 1.  The peacock which occurs throughout the book is a little time traveler. It links the ancient past to the present. It begins the book and ends the book. 2. Mai drives a Jaguar because a lot of fictional detectives, especially English, drive   Jaguar’s. My favorite is Dirk Gently. His Jaguar barely runs. Mai’s is a zippy
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Interview with Linda Schroeder, author of Artists and Thieves + win free kindle fire!

We have a wonderful guest with us today.  Linda Schroeder, author of Artists and Thieves, is here!  We interviewed Linda to find out more about her book and also we’re hosting her with a Kindle Fire giveaway!  Woot!  After the interview, enter using the Rafflecopter form.  Instructions are below and good luck! * * * * * Q: Thank you so much for this interview, Linda. Can you tell us where you are from? I live near San Diego, California. The Left Coast. A great place. Q: How did you come up with your title? It wasn’t easy. I had
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Interview with ‘The Promised Land’ Valerie Stocking + Book Giveaway!

We welcome today  Valerie Stocking, author of the historical fiction novel,The Promised Land.  Valerie is giving away a copy of her book (see details below interview)! Valerie Stocking was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, and wrote her first short story when she was five.  When she was eight, she won a short story contest in Jack and Jill Magazine.  She wrote her first play at the age of ten.  In 1966, when she was twelve, she and her mother moved to a small town in Florida where they lived for a year.  During this time, Valerie experienced difficulties with the public
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  • February 14, 2012
  • Author Vids
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AuthorVid: Suspense Author Alicia Singleton Talks to Literarily Speaking

We have a treat for you today. Today is our sixth edition of AuthorVids! So what is an Author Vid? An AuthorVid is where we send questions to an author and they answer them in a video they have prepared themselves. Today’s guest author is Alicia Singleton, author of the wonderful suspense novel, Dark Side of Valor. Please check out her website and book information following the video. And don’t forget to follow Alicia on her virtual book tour January 3 – 27. You can visit her official tour page here! And now I’m happy to bring you Alicia Singleton,
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  • February 2, 2012
  • Announcements, blog tours
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Pump Up Your Book Announces Alicia Singleton’s Dark Side of Valor Virtual Book Tour 2012

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to announce Alicia Singleton’s Dark Side of Valor Virtual Book Tour 2012 beginning February 6 and ending on February 29 2012. Alicia will be on hand during her nationwide tour talking about her book in candid interviews and guest posts! Lots of fun along the way as Alicia stops off at blogs around the world to give her fans a chance to ask her questions and to find out more about this talented author. About Alicia Singleton Born and raised in Philadelphia, the Howard University graduate embraced the written word at an early age.
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Pump Up Your Book Announces Richard Tillotson’s Acts of God While on Vacation Virtual Book Tour 2012

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to announce Richard Tillotson’s  Acts of God While on Vacation Virtual Book Tour 2012 beginning February 6  and ending on February 29 2012. Richard will be on hand during his worldwide tour talking about his book in candid interviews and guest posts!  Lots of fun along the way as Richard stops off at blogs around the world to give his fans a chance to ask him questions and to find out more about this talented author. About Richard Tillotson Richard Tillotson has been a Peace Corps volunteer in Borneo, a playwright in New York,
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  • January 9, 2012
  • Guest Bloggers
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Chris Shella’s Best Advice Ever for Writing Urban Fiction Legal Thriller Novels

Chris Shella’s Best Advice Ever for Writing Urban Fiction  Legal Thriller Novels   By Chris Shella Advice, Advice Advice…. What advice could I give new writers on how to write Urban Fiction Legal Thrillers? HMMMM. Well you do know as a lawyer I’m allergic to giving free advice. So instead of charging my usual 500 hour fee rate, I will let you, gentle reader, in on how to do this. There are three keys to writing this type of book. The first key to writing an urban fiction legal thriller is that you have to know something about the legal
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Pump Up Your Book Announces Chris Shella’s Legal Thriller Urban Fiction ‘Reasonable Facsimile Virtual Book Tour 2012’

Pump Up Your Book is pleased to announce Chris Shella’s Reasonable Facsimile Virtual Book Tour 2012 beginning on January 3  and ending on January 27 2012.  Chris will be on hand during his worldwide tour promoting his book and  giving us candid interviews where we learn more about the author, tips on writing legal thrillers and advice on how to become a published author as well as giving his fans an opportunity to talk to him live via Pump Up Your Book’s chat room on January 27 where he will be giving away a paperback copy of his book, Reasonable
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  • December 15, 2011
  • This Is Your Life!
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This is Your Life! with Frank Zaccari, author of ‘Inside the Spaghetti Bowl’

This is Your Life! is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature.  Here we spotlight different authors to find out who they are behind the book.  Where were they born?  What’s their family life like?  What did they play with as a child?  All these things mold them into the talented authors they are today. Today’s guest is Frank Zaccari, author of the memoir, Inside the Spaghetti Bowl (CreateSpace).  Enjoy! * * * Thank you so much for this interview, Frank.  Can we begin by telling us a little bit about where you were born? I was born in a little town named
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Guest Post: Commitment Makes the Difference By Laura McHale Holland

Writing my memoir, Reversible Skirt, was a push-pull process that took place over many years. I didn’t have a flash of inspiration that motivated me to sit at my desk, begin writing and press on with full confidence that I would produce a story worth reading. Amid the rafters of my garage I have cardboard boxes of journals going back decades. I expect if I were to pull them down and leaf through their pages, I’d find many memoir beginnings discarded for one reason or another. It seems for a long time, no matter where I began, what point of
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Five by Five with R.G. Bullet – Author of the Caldecott Chronicles

5 Things You Should Know About Writing 1.    You do not need a shed at the bottom of the garden to write—earplugs works well. 2.    The main part of your job is to minimise distractions and write (see my post). 3.    Some of your good friends and family members will never read your work. You will not cry about this. 4.    You may work best with some added pressure. So create a date to finish the first draft. 5.    Listen to your editor. They have your best interest at heart. 5 Things You Should Know About Book Promotion 1. Writing
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5 Things You Should Know About The Incredibly Awesome Adventures of Puggie Liddell by Dr. Karen Mueller Bryson

History made fun! In this fast-paced and action-packed time travel adventure, the wise-cracking whiz kid, Puggie Liddell’s modified Gameboy activates a time travel portal and he lands in the 1890s with his sibling rival, annoyingly prissy teen sister, Gigi, who thinks history is like-totally-gross. The kids must learn to work together to find a time travel portal back to the present before the eccentric scientist, Nikola Tesla, or his arch nemesis, inventor Thomas Edison, can steal the Gameboy and use it to complete a death ray machine, an invention powerful enough to disturb the very fabric of space-time and create
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  • December 7, 2011
  • Holiday Celebrations
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Decking the Halls with YA Science Fiction Author Braxton A. Cosby

It’s time to deck the halls and what better way to do it is to find out what your favorite authors are up to this joyous and oh-so-busy time of year. Today’s guest is Braxton A. Cosby, author of the young adult science fiction novel,The Star-Crossed Saga: Protostar (Firefly Publishing & Ent,LLC).   ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Thank you for being my guest at Literarily Speaking!  Is Christmas your favorite holiday? Braxton: Yes. It’s the celebration of a risen savior. Plus, I love giving my kids and my family gifts. I like to see their faces light up when they receive something that
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Farsighted by Emlyn Chand the next bestseller in the YA paranormal genre

Alex Kosmitoras’s life has never been easy. The only other student who will talk to him is the school bully, his parents are dead-broke and insanely overprotective, and to complicate matters even more, he’s blind. Just when he thinks he’ll never have a shot at a normal life, a new girl from India moves into town. Simmi is smart, nice, and actually wants to be friends with Alex. Plus she smells like an Almond Joy bar. Yes, sophomore year might not be so bad after all. Unfortunately, Alex is in store for another new arrival—an unexpected and often embarrassing ability
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  • November 17, 2011
  • Holiday Celebrations
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Decking the Halls with Contemporary/Literary Fiction Author Terri Giuliano Long

It’s time to deck the halls and what better way to do it is to find out what your favorite authors are up to this joyous and oh-so-busy time of year.  Today’s guest is Terri Giuliano Long, author of the contemporary/literary fiction  novel, In Leah’s Wake (Createspace/Inspired Quill).   ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Thank you for being my guest at Literarily Speaking, Terri! Is Christmas your favorite holiday?   Terri: Thank you so much for having me! It’s an honor to be here! Christmas is a magical time of year. I love the festivities and I especially love gathering with my family and
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  • November 13, 2011
  • Announcements
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Pump Up Your Book Announces Terri Giuliano Long’s ‘In Leah’s Wake Virtual Book Tour 2011’

Join Terri Giuliano Long, author of the women’s fiction novel, In Leah’s Wake (Createspace/Inspired Quill), as she virtually tours the blogosphere November 14 – January 27 2011 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! About Terri Giuliano Long Terri Giuliano Long is the bestselling author of the award-winning novel In Leah’s Wake. Books offer her a zest for life’s highs and comfort in its lows. She’s all-too-happy to share this love with others as a novelist and a writing teacher at Boston College. Her life outside of books is devoted to her family. In her spare
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  • November 9, 2011
  • Announcements
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Pump Up Your Book Announces Emlyn Chand’s ‘Farsighted Virtual Book Publicity Tour 2011’

Join Emlyn Chand, author of the YA paranormal novel,Farsighted (Blue Crown Press), as she virtually tours the blogosphere December 5 – 16 2011 on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book! About Emlyn Chand Emlyn Chand has always loved to hear and tell stories, having emerged from the womb with a fountain pen grasped firmly in her left hand (true story). When she’s not writing, she runs a large book club in Ann Arbor and is the president of author PR firm, Novel Publicity. Emlyn loves to connect with readers and is available throughout the social media
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