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October 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Tomorrow, October 11 CAPA book marketing network - Jim Smith will talk + Holloween readings

For the October 11th CAPA marketing network meeting Wethersfield Public Library 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM . Jim Smith will talk about author webites. He will also be talking to SECAPA this month.



Topic: Tips For a More Productive Website for Book Authors

By: Jim Smith, Blarneystone Internet Services



Web Designer and book author Jim Smith will discuss ways in which book authors can develop or update their own website to better promote their books and themselves. He will cover… Continue

Added by Jason Mark Alster M.Sc on October 10, 2011 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Self publishing

It is true that trade publishers and agents look down on self publishers. But guess what? I have realized on this journey with getting THE SMALLBORN published through CreateSpace that it was the right thing to do.

Did I give up too soon on sending out queries? Yes, but it hurts to bang your head against a wall, and after enough times you don't want to do it any more. Sending out a query letter that was never going to get a positive response was just that.

Problem 1: I didn't…

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Added by Martha Zimmer on October 4, 2011 at 4:12pm — 1 Comment

Big E 2011 - Thanks

 Each day I was at the Big E and returned home exhausted (yet exhilarated), I marveled at Debbie and Mike Kilday's dedication and fortitude to run the CAPA booth at the Big E. I hope they know how much all participating authors appreciate their hard work. This year was especially challenging with the changes in how the CT Building was run, requiring a lot of extra work by the Kildays before the event kicked off. Thanks to Debbie and Mike, and to every CAPA member who helped out, and… Continue

Added by Janet Lawler on October 2, 2011 at 9:26pm — 1 Comment

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