John Misak
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Valley Stream, NY
About Me:
Author of four mystery novels, the latest Death Knell. English Professor
Books And Authors I Like:
Clive Cussler, Michael Connelly, Jeffrey Deaver, Lawrence Block

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Book Signings:

May 5th, 1PM, Barnes and Noble Bay Terrace, Bayside, New York

May 12th, 11AM, Borders Express Smith Haven Mall, Islip, New York

May 19th, 2PM, Borders Express Green Acres Mall, Valley Stream, NY

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I have been spending a lot of time marketing and I always wonder how I will be able to tell what method produced results. It's sort of like dietary supplementation. If you take five different things and feel better, how do you know which one caused the improvement. With supplements, obviously, it is best to take one at a time, but I don't have the time to do that with marketing.

I am marketing libraries, doing promotional work on Amazon, getting (forcing) everyone I know…

Posted on April 4, 2007 at 1:23pm

Just a Quick Post

So, things are moving along nicely and I received my copies of the book. It's a Mass Market Paperback and it does look great. Better than I thought, which is a first. I wasn't crazy about my first three. Or maybe I jsut got tired of looking at them. Who knows.

There really is something to be said about holding your own book in your hand. It changes you, as a fellow author once told me. I agree. You become a published author, and no one can take that away from you, ever.…

Posted on March 30, 2007 at 9:25am

To Blog or Not To

I can't say I have ever blogged before, and that might be shocking considering the fact that I stay on the cutting edge of technology and the Internet and all that. Well, maybe that means it is shocking for me, but for all of you who wouldn't know me from a Thomas' English Muffin, no shock I presume.

Anyway, I am going through a great/tough period in my life, the time when my book is about to hit the shelves. I've been through this before, but I bumbled it a bit, not…

Posted on March 26, 2007 at 2:58am

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At 1:09am on April 5, 2007, CT said…
Just wanted to say Hi...and good luck with your book.
At 4:16am on March 26, 2007, Gerald So said…
Been fine. Still on L.I. I taught English 1 at Hofstra for a few years. I've been Fiction Editor for The Thrilling Detective Web Site just over six years now. Stop by my Crimespace page sometime.
At 1:05am on March 26, 2007, John Misak said…
Gerald. I remember. Wow, that was 1991 or 92, I think. I still speak to Markus every once in a while.

How have you been?
At 1:51am on March 25, 2007, Gerald So said…
Hi, John. We were in Dr. Markus's Psych of Character class at Hofstra many moons ago. Great to hear of your success! Keep it up.
At 9:00am on March 23, 2007, John Misak said…
Hey everyone. New here. Guess most people are. Just wanted to say hello.

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