Month: September 2020

Hispanic American Heritage Month Kidlit: 33 to Choose From!

Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes and celebrates the contributions of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society. These Americans include those who can trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, Central America, South American, and the Spanish-speaking nations of the Caribbean. As I was looking through my own bookshelves and the Audrey Press/Jump Into a Book …

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Downloadable pirate activities, crafts, patterns, and pirate-y facts

Ahoy matey! It\’s National Talk Like a Pirate Day! And we\’ll let you in on a little secret… …the children\’s book-inspired ebook *The ABCs of Bookjumping* has some SUPER COOL downloadable pirate activities, crafts, patterns, and pirate-y facts that are so darn unique, your little Scalleywag won\’t even realize they are learning history while they …

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New Kidlit Books about Tourette Syndrome, Cancer & Stepmoms

{Guest post from Story Monsters, LLC}   After a brief hiatus from small press publishing, Linda F. Radke, Story Monsters LLC president and former publisher of Five Star Publications, Inc. has announced plans to re-release a limited number of inspirational and uplifting titles under the new imprint, Story Monsters Press. \”The books we are re-releasing …

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Indie Booksellers vs Amazon | Thoughts from an Indie Publisher

Indie Booksellers vs Amazon…which is best? I understand that this blog post topic, and the info that follows, may upset some readers. But as an Independent Bookseller/Publishing House that sells on Amazon, I can honestly say that I have a toe (or two) dipped into each of these ponds. As of last year, brick-n-mortar bookstores …

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Book Promotion Tips and Using #Hashtags

{Guest Post from Susan Mayfield} Book promotion is an ongoing project with a very big learning curve! Here are some Book Promotion Tips to keep your marketing machine humming. Facebook returned to the use of hashtags this summer as a way for users to search for things and for business pages to get more visibility. …

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