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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 | Books
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 | Books
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 | Books
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 pri...

Come Meet The Author, But Be Prepared To Open Your Wallet

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN and MATT RICHTEL | Posted 08.22.2011 | Books

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

nytimes.com | KATHARINE MIESZKOWSKI | Posted 07.13.2011 | Books

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 | Books
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 | Books
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 | Books
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 | Books
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.

Tony Blair Faces Pelted Eggs, Shoes And Canceled Appearances

Politics Daily | Delia Lloyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As Britain's former prime minister navigates his way through the world's most disastrous book tour, there's reason to think that his legacy may be a g...

Jodie Evans Makes Second Attempt To Arrest Karl Rove For War Crimes While He's On Book Tour

Christian Science Monitor | Marjorie Kehe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Organizing a booksigning? You might want to include a beefed-up security detail - if the book is a political tome. Earlier this week, for the second t...

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

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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...

Sarah Palin's Sarah PAC Spent $63,000 On Copies Of 'Going Rogue'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah PAC, Sarah Palin's political action committee, raised more than $1.4 million in the second-half of 2009, according to the Washington Post's Chri...

Mitt Romney Planning Major Book Tour For "No Apology"

The Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The March 2 release of "No Apology: The Case for American Greatness," will kick off a monthlong tour taking the former Massachusetts governor to at le...

Ten Tips to Running a Good Book Reading

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Danny Groner

Although there were only 30 people in attendance for his reading, Penenberg led it skillfully. Amateur writers should take note of some of Penenberg's successes.

Sarah Palin's Very Expensive Book Tour (VIDEO)

abcnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

First, it was the $150,000 wardrobe during the 2008 presidential campaign, now it's the high-priced book tour. ABC News reports that Sarah Palin is be...

The "Ethnic" Book

Ru Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ru Freeman

The finishing of a book should be the beginning of a conversation rather than its end, and with that in mind, I'd like to share the three most FAQ on the book tour.

Rush Limbaugh & Sarah Palin: The Extended Cut

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

After rogue interviews with Oprah Winfrey and Barbara Walters, Sarah took to the airwaves with a man who not only liked her book, but called it one of the most substantive policy books he's ever read!

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.