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Venues, VIPs and Media: Multitask With Your Book Promotion

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 04.05.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

By taking these steps, you can turn a book tour into a series of community events that will help you establish relationships with VIPs, speak at prestigious venues, and get into the media.

Adam Grant's Book Tour To Feature Famous Non-Conformists

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 12.07.2015 | Arts

Nonfiction fans, mark your calendars: Adam Grant's Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World hits bookstores next February, and this week, the pub...

Ben Carson 'Suspends' Campaign For A Book Tour

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) suspended his presidential campaign for a financial crisis. Famed neurosurgeon Ben Carson is doing so for a book tour. Acco...

The Art of Asking: Amanda Palmer Opens Her Heart to the World

Holly Cara Price | Posted 01.13.2015 | Home
Holly Cara Price

Palmer has, not to put too fine a point on it, ripped open her chest and exposed her heart for all to see.

Feminism, Ebola and Donuts: Lena Dunham and Carrie Brownstein Make Like Portland (VIDEO)

Logan Lynn | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

Quick-witted, sharp-tongued, and each holding a special place at the heart of our culture, Lena and Carrie talked to one another as though no one was watching... and it was glorious.

The 1 Vital Skill You Need to Command Respect Like Beyoncé: Without Sequins and a Pro Styling Team

Susan Harrow | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
Susan Harrow

Capturing someone's attention and getting them to do exactly what you want isn't about being the loudest or shiniest one in the room. It's about saying precisely what needs to be said, and not one word more. It's about calculated brevity. And if you study today's top celebrities, you'll see: it's an art form.

Poor Hillary?

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Poor Hillary? I don't think so. I think she's perhaps a little surprised at which particular aspect of her life is now being attacked (if she had a cartoon thought bubble over her head right now, it might read: "This is all you got? Really?!?"), but I don't think she's surprised the attacks have started.

Hillary Clinton Resurrects!

Susie Sampson | Posted 08.23.2014 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

She's baaack! Hillary Rodham Clinton is on the campaign trail whether she will admit it or not! And whether conservatives like it or not, they currently have no one to run against her. Just don't tell them that.

Clinton's Hard Choices: Too Smart or Too Dumb?

Alan Kelly | Posted 08.12.2014 | Home
Alan Kelly

What remains of the carcass of Hillary Clinton's new book and dubious tour, picked over by legions of fellow pundits, is the simple duty to observe the obvious -- that Hillary Clinton runs plays. Lots of them.

Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in Valencia, Spain

Betsy Talbot | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Betsy Talbot

Valencia is a city built for romance and sensory indulgence. This was our first time there, and you can bet we'll return. We believe in the sexiness of long-term relationships, and we arrived in Valencia ready to romance. Thankfully, it did not disappoint.

On the Road Again...

Candy Spelling | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

Trying to embrace a Second Act, figuring out what that is for each of us, may be different in many ways.

How to Create an Online Book Tour With Social Media

Peg Fitzpatrick | Posted 02.26.2014 | Technology
Peg Fitzpatrick

Whether you are a traditionally published author, hybrid author or independently self-publishing, you will need to market your book and online is the place to do it.

We Are in a Battle for the Common Good

Jim Wallis | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Jim Wallis

When real or imagined grievances combine with rage, religious fundamentalism, political extremism, mental illness, or emotional instability, we lose the common good to dangerous violence, fear, and deep distrust in the social environment.

Week 9: 50-City U.S. Speaking Tour

Imran Ahmad | Posted 11.04.2012 | Home
Imran Ahmad

But also the awareness that this mystical, magical existence of being 'on the road' -- without any particular preoccupation with time or day or date -- it's coming to an end.

Evelyn Lozada Is One Sexy Author (PHOTO)

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 07.22.2012 | Latino Voices

"Basketball Wives" star Evelyn Lozada is currently touring the country promoting her new book, "Inner Circle: The Wives Association," and the Puerto R...

Week 7: 50-City U.S. Speaking Tour

Imran Ahmad | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Imran Ahmad

My mother's brother and his wife arrive from Vancouver to see me perform. I'm a bit troubled to have family members in the audience, because I have a few slightly risqué jokes in my narrative performance. I hope they don't tell my mother.

Phil Collins Remembers the Alamo in Beautiful New Book

Holly Cara Price | Posted 07.10.2012 | Home
Holly Cara Price

Odds are, the word that pops into your mind when I mention Phil Collins is probably something like "Sussudio." It's highly unlikely that the first word you'd think of would be "Alamo," but that's about to change.

Author Copes With Cancer In Surprising Way

Howard Frank Mosher | Posted 05.12.2012 | Home
Howard Frank Mosher

On the face of the matter, my decision to barnstorm the independent bookstores of America from border to border and coast to coast when I was supposed to be resting up from debilitating radiation treatments doesn't make a particle of sense.

Turn Out the Lights, the Party's Over

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

All along I've never bought Herman Cain's non-campaign campaign for President. I've believed from the beginning that he's playing Republican primary ...

Come Meet The Author, But Be Prepared To Open Your Wallet | JULIE BOSMAN and MATT RICHTEL | Posted 08.22.2011 | Home

Independent bookstores, squeezed by competition from Internet retailers like Amazon, have long done something their online brethren cannot emulate: au...

The New Hottest Spot For An Author On A Book Tour | KATHARINE MIESZKOWSKI | Posted 07.13.2011 | Home

For authors and other creative professionals, an appearance at the Googleplex, the company's sprawling complex of office buildings, is good business -...

Where Were You When Borders Declared Bankruptcy?

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Melanie Benjamin

The day that Borders declared bankruptcy, I happened to be in the middle of a book tour. Which you might say was Ground Zero for an author.

Taking Flight

T.C. Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
T.C. Boyle

Three books, three years in a row. What does that mean? That means that a weary author must once again heft his two miserable shoulder bags stuffed with underwear and submit himself to the ministrations of the TSA and the howling inadequacy of air travel.

Virtual Book Tour

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anis Shivani

As any emerging writer knows, while the road to publication is tough and the obstacles many, there is no emotion to compare with holding your book in ...

Indie Bookstore Tour With Creator Of The Moth

George Dawes Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
George Dawes Green

We call ourselves the Unchained Tour. We're a posse of fiddlers and singers and raconteurs and we're headed for a performance.