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Exclusive: Inside Dr. Nina Ansary's Book Launch in the UK

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 10.27.2016 | Entertainment
Yasamin Beitollahi

The masses were on hand on October 12 at Dr. Nina Ansary's talent-packed launch event for her best-selling book, Jewels of Allah: The Untold Story of Women in Iran.

What If No One Shows Up to My Book Signing?

Jorge Newbery | Posted 08.04.2016 | Home
Jorge Newbery

I was able to parlay my past disgrace into my first book signing when the venerable Book Loft, the 32-room literary wonderland of Columbus, agreed to host. Great, but what if no one showed up? I called my friend John and asked him for help. "Give people a reason to show up," he said.

Odd and Curious People You Meet at a Book Signing

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 05.12.2016 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

The momentary glamour was offset by the reality that I made enough money to pay for my gas to drive back home. But I did meet some interesting characters.

The Art of Book Signing 101

Kristen Houghton | Posted 05.23.2015 | Home
Kristen Houghton

What are the learning points of the Art of Book Signing 101? They're really very simple. First and foremost, bring water; you'll spend a great deal of time talking. Be upbeat and not easily discouraged if you don't sell 5 books within the first hour. No one comes into the store the minute it opens.

Lisa Belkin

Author's Ode To Motherhood Is One You'll Want To Pass On To Your Friends

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.07.2014 | Parents

I first “met” Kelly Corrigan when four million of you did, back in 2008, when her video “Transcending,” where she read an essay about women's...

Book Event Check List: Planning an Exceptional Book Signing, Part two

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 12.07.2013 | Home
Penny C. Sansevieri

You've learned how to plan a successful book event here now it's time to implement what you've learned. You've got your book signing date, and you're...

More Than Just an Autograph

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 07.27.2013 | Home
Lawrence D. Elliott

Recently, I attended my first sales seminar in Germany. I went with Conny and two other friends, who had invited us. And, of course, it was conducted in the German language.

Readers: How you can help your favorite authors

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 07.13.2013 | Home
Penny C. Sansevieri

Okay readers, listen up. This one is for you. Being an author isn't easy, in fact it's a pretty tough job. We write our books for you and, in return, ...

Author Almost Collapses at '50 Shades' Book Signing

Bernard Radfar | Posted 12.02.2012 | Home
Bernard Radfar

E.L. James, the author with the newfound androgynous name, is a genius marketer. The banality of the setting fits what I'd assumed was her market, suburban women worn down by any number of duties in a post-Steinem world.

Secrets of Columbine

Jeff Kass | Posted 12.21.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

I will be speaking on October 23 at a Colorado Authors book festival in Denver. I'll talk about the first days covering Columbine, and what set me on the road to writing the definitive book on the shootings.

Naughty But Nice Rob

Move Over Mama, My Book's Gonna Win!

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 09.13.2011 | Home

Bristol Palin's new book, "Not Afraid Of Life: My Journey So Far," has a long way to go if she wants it to rival the success of her mother's debut boo...

Art Bites: Japan Benefit, Trippy Paintings and Street Art Bites Back

Posted 06.22.2011 | Arts

Art Bites is a new HuffPost Arts series of cool videos, news and events we want you to know about, in brief. This installment covers everything from a...

Phyllis Galembo's Thrilling Masquerade Photographs From Around the World

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

For over two decades, Galembo has documented cultural and religious traditions in Africa and the African Diaspora. Her subjects are participants in masquerade events.

It Was an Author's Fantasy Book Signing

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arielle Ford

I had planned it all out to the last detail. It was one of the biggest, most fashionable singles events ever pulled off by any relationship author. ...

Ralph Lauren's "Sweet" Daughter, Dylan Lauren, In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Where designer Ralph Lauren excels in clothing design, his daughter, Dylan Lauren, excels in sugar. The candy-obsessed kin of Ralph will be in Chicago...

The Book Tour: Is It Worth It?

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Holly Robinson

Why do a book tour, especially if you have to pay for it yourself? The reason bears repeating: we writers put our words on the page to reach someone.

Authors Duke It Out For NYC Book Signing Outlets

The Wall Street Journal | JOANNE KAUFMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Which authors get to sign at which New York locations is a tricky gavotte involving publishers, chain bookstores and other venues. In fact, independen...

Mystery Writer Parnell Hall Sings The Book Tour Blues (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's every writer's dream to be published and sent on tour, doing book signings for fans lined up just to have a moment with you. If you're Mary Higgi...

Bookstore Sells Half Of All Copies of WWII Book; Sales Take Off At Author's 330 Book Signings

Publishers Weekly | Claire Kirch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

What a difference one bookstore can make. In less than two years, a small bookstore housed inside the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dull...

Patti Smith Rocks LA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Legendary poet, musician, and performer Patti Smith has been making the rounds promoting her latest book, Just Kids, chronicling her lifelong relation...

The Embers Road Show: One Author's Thoughts on Going on a Book Tour

Hyatt Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Hyatt Bass

When my novel, The Embers, first launched, there was only one thing I was afraid of. Unfortunately in the next few months I was going to be doing a lot of it: Reading my book. Out loud. To complete strangers.

Book Bling for Sale

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jan Herman

All the Hemingways I saw were going for stratospheric prices. Well, not exactly going. More like asking. If I remember correctly, a signed presentatio...

Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid Says Hillary Clinton Should Stay In The Race: "People Should Just Cool Their Jets"

Erin Medlicott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Erin Medlicott

"This primary is a good thing. Democrats have developed a way to raise $100 million, 80 percent in donations under $90. We have millions more registered voters, 50,000 new Democrats in Nevada."