Sara as a Publisher

BookFunnel vs. Instafreebie

Last year, while promoting Modern Persuasion, some other authors gave me the advice to build a mailing list of readers.  They sent me to Facebook groups where I could partner with other authors to share my books with their readers (and vice versa), but I soon realized I didn’t have nearly enough people on myRead more

Weekly Reading: Post Vacation Roundup

OMG I did NOT read much on my vacation.  In fact, the entire vacation was focused far more on writing and knitting than it was on reading.  That and buying a new car.  It’s pretty and my 40th birthday present to myself. I will write more about my trip to Florida in another post.  IRead more

Weekly Meeting: Eligible

Welcome to a series of Pre-Publication meetings.  In these I read books that are about to be released and help you decide if you want to read it. This week I had the chance to pre-read Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice. What You Should Know: This is a modern version of Pride andRead more

Looking Back at the ALA Mid-Winter Conference

I spent 4 days at the mid-winter conference for the American Library Association.  It was easy to go this year as it was right in my city: Boston.  I thought it would be easy and fun to be able to go home each night.  I mean, I only live 30 minutes away.  Little did IRead more

The BEA and ALA Shelves

The TBR Shelf: BEA Read-Down

For the most of the past 10 summers I have gone to NYC for Book Expo (BEA).  For those who don’t get to hear me talk about it, BEA is the publishing industry’s conference.  Primarily you spent 2.5 days walking in circles on an expo floor grabbing free books.  There are conference sessions, but IRead more