Monthly Archives: December 2014

A Time of Giving – Authors Helping Authors

When I was a little girl, my mother occasionally gave me gifts at random. They were always simple gifts, but they were so precious because it meant she was thinking of me, even when she didn’t have to. I remember a series of books by Joan Walsh Anglund, and the first one I received was called Christmas is a Time of Giving. I loved that book and the tiny characters with their hearts to give.

The holidays are a time of giving. It’s a time when we step back, think of others, and make a conscious choice to give to them. And gifts don’t have to be expensive. In fact, small purchases — like BOOKS — make ideal gifts whether they’re all wrapped up or stuffed in a stocking.

Authors helping authors


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The Book Marketing Backstory

Over Thanksgiving, a family member introduced me to a new podcast called 99% Invisible, and I’m hooked! 99% Invisible is “a tiny radio show about design, architecture & the 99% invisible activity that shapes our world.” In other words, it gives us the backstory about how everyday items came into being.

We all have a backstory. It’s the history or background that provides context for what we are doing now. You have a backstory, your books have a backstory, and Bookarma has a backstory, too.

Behind Bookarma

I believe my role in the world is to help people get their incredible stories out that will either save lives, change lives, or transform society. A lot of people have such

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