Category Archives: Promoting your Book

Pitching Opportunity at National SF Convention

The busy team of organisers for Conflux 9, Australia’s national SF Con, 2013 have announced the program. It’s an extra long convention because Anzac Day fell on the Thursday, so the Con runs, Thursday 25th April through Sunday 28th. You … Continue reading

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Flappers With Swords: Tansy’s Blog Tour

I recently embarked upon a boutique blog tour, to celebrate the international Kindle release of my Creature Court Trilogy. I had great fun talking about history, women, and some of the crunchier (and occasionally, sillier issues I came across while … Continue reading

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Richard and Trent at Gold Coast Supanova

(Richard writes) I’ve been a hermit lately – a very productive hermit, finishing the next novel. (Steampunk, of course – same world as the juggernaut books, but a different time and different characters.) Now I’m going to get out and … Continue reading

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Double Book Launch

Anyone going to be in Tassie on Thursday 2nd of Feb? We’re pleased to spread the news that Margo Lanagan will now be joining us on February 2nd for a launch of her new book, Sea Hearts. Margo and Tansy … Continue reading

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Writers: Make Technology Work for You

        Sean the Blogonaut follows up last week’s post with: Making technology work for you I mentioned in my previous post that while you should maintain a web presence, incorporating social media that your writing needs to … Continue reading

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Sean the Blogonaut on Writers, Reviewing and Websites

Rowena has very kindly invited me to discuss how reviewers find an author via their web presence, what they look for on author web sites and finally, what they look for in a book. Who is Sean and why should … Continue reading

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Boost for the ego!

Had the best possible author’s night last night! It was a Battle of the Books at Montreuil, where young readers, in groups of two or three or solo, spoke up for their favourite book in 3 minutes. There were about … Continue reading

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