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Linda Carlson, September 2010
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MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT VIDEOSAND POPUPSAND SLIDESHOWS, OH, MY! Interweave Press sold “a few thousand” units of its $14.97 e-mag, Quilting Arts in Stitches, within two weeks of introducing this downloadable digital product in late June. Described as a new means of offering inspiration, instructions, and tools, this e-mag “sews together” articles, videos, patterns, images, …

Linda Carlson, August 2010
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      MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT MAKING WAVESIN WASHINGTON How many of us have our efforts recognized by Congress? Leon Cooper, of 90 Day Wonder Publishing, is, at age 90, celebrating authorization of federal funds to restore the South Pacific beach where many Americans remain interred after a significant World War II battle in …

Linda Carlson, June 2010
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      MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT Available Early on the iPad Author Linda Tarr-Whelan tells her publisher, Berrett-Koehler, that she’s received lots of “street cred” from colleagues because her Women Lead the Way is available on the iBooks e-reader on the iPad. So far Berrett-Koehler has 23 titles in Apple’s iBookstore, including its popular …

Linda Carlson, May 2010
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      MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT Sharing Tips from a Successful Blog Tour Thinking about a blog tour to promote a book? Kim Shimer has some recommendations based on her recent work setting up a one-day tour with more than 15 bloggers for Tending to Eden: Environmental Stewardship for God’s People by Scott Sabin …

Linda Carlson, April 2010
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MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT • Imagine opening your Google Alerts and discovering that your book has been selected as a prize in Amazon.com’s 10-year anniversary sweepstakes. That was the holiday season surprise for Granite Peak Publications, which saw its Yellowstone Treasures: The Traveler’s Companion to the National Park in a gift basket with Canon photography …

Linda Carlson, March 2010
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      MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT • Safety Star Media, publisher of My Body Belongs to Me, has had a series of publicity coups—a review in School Library Journal in October, a mention in Parenting magazine in November, and inclusion in February’s Time Out New York Kids. Even more exciting, however, reports publisher Jill …

Linda Carlson, February 2010
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MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT • There was a flurry of excitement (rather than the expected snow flurries) in Fargo, ND, when the Entertainment Tonight crew arrived to film behind-the-scenes action of the late-November launch of Fargo-based Kototama Publishing’s Beautiful Women of North Dakota, a book and photo exhibit that features 22 “ordinary” women. As Kototama’s …

Linda Carlson, January 2010
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      MEMBERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT •If your New Year’s resolution is to connect your authors with more readers in more parts of the world, here are some tips from Medallion Press, which had author Gregory Lamberson interacting with fans in more than two dozen places last fall—at the very same time, with only …

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