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Twitter and Publishing: How the Industry is Faring

Last week, PW’s article “The Top Five Twitter Feeds for the Six Largest Publishing Houses” asked publishers to send us data regarding their Twitter feeds. While the previous article was meant to show the large publishers’ presence on Twitter, the table below is meant to be as an inclusive listing of…

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Added by Juli schatz on July 1, 2011 at 2:26am — No Comments

Those WEre the Days Radio Players at Love is Murder Conference

Chicagoland's “Those Were the Days” Radio Players will perform at the 2011 Love is Murder Conference in Chicago taking place Feb. 4-6 at at the Intercontinental O'Hare Hotel.

Performances will include a short introduction highlighting some of the sounds of old time radio; an “Escape” program from 11/5/47 titled "Evening Primrose" where a writer takes refuge in a department store only to find a colony of people already living there; and a "Nichols and May" skit about a mother who…

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Added by Juli schatz on January 6, 2011 at 7:21am — No Comments

Lovey Awards

The Lovey Awards are presented annually to authors attending Love Is Murder. Books and short stories nominated for the Lovey must have been published in the year preceding the current conference. Because Love Is Murder did not occur in 2010, books & short stories nominated for the Lovey Award 2011 were published in 2009 or 2010.



This year we will be listing the nominated books in the newsletter so that you, the voting attendees of LIM 2011, will have a chance to read at least…

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Added by Juli schatz on December 11, 2010 at 5:33am — No Comments

Love is Murder 2011: Lovey Awards

The Lovey Awards are presented annually to authors attending Love Is Murder. Books and short stories nominated for the Lovey must have been published in the year preceding the current conference. Because Love Is Murder did not occur in 2010, books & short stories nominated for the Lovey Award 2011 were published in 2009 or 2010.



This year we will be listing the nominated books in the newsletter so that you, the voting attendees of LIM 2011, will have a chance to read at least…

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Added by Juli schatz on December 11, 2010 at 5:31am — No Comments

Pitch-A-Palooza at Love is Murder

Learn how to fast pitch your book, story or idea to publishers, agents and editors: http://tinyurl.com/25emkr8

Added by Juli schatz on November 20, 2010 at 3:30am — No Comments

Review: Me, Myself & Why by Mary Janice Davidson

Me, Myself and Why -- read the review at http://tinyurl.com/25zc9rd

Added by Juli schatz on August 28, 2010 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Book Review: Me, Myself & Why by Mary Janice Davidson

Book Review: Me, Myself & Why by Mary Janice Davidson

http://tinyurl.com/25zc9rd

Added by Juli schatz on August 28, 2010 at 11:52pm — No Comments

Major Agents Taking Pitches

Major agents taking novel pitches at Love Is Murder Feb.2011. Info at www.loveismurder.net

Added by Juli schatz on August 19, 2010 at 6:51am — No Comments

Agatha's 120th birthday!

Love is Murder and the Schaumburg Township Library will host "The Body in the Library," (named for one of the grand dame's novels) a free "mini-con" in observance of Agatha Christie's birthday on Sept. 15 from 6:30 to 8:30pm.



The featured event will be a panel discussion on the writing process as it pertains to women balancing housekeeping, raising a family and often a full- or part-time job with writing, as compared the relatively few stay-at-home dad authors, with Chicagoland-based… Continue

Added by Juli schatz on August 17, 2010 at 4:04am — No Comments

Joe Konrath Quoted in Newsweek

Quoted in the annual books issue of (August 9, 2010):



....“It’s an even playing field for the first time,” says J. A. Konrath, a thriller author (Whiskey Sour) who plans to release all his future novels as self-published Kindle

books. “The gatekeepers have become who they should have been in the

first place: the readers.”…



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Added by Juli schatz on August 17, 2010 at 3:30am — 2 Comments

Killer Thrillers

Vote for your favorite 10 in NPR's 100 Best Ever "Killer Thrillers"

Added by Juli schatz on July 22, 2010 at 8:08am — No Comments

Interview with Featured Guest Carolyn Haines

by Joanna Campbell Slan



Sarah Booth and Jitty came to me in tandem, arguing just as they do in the books. When such fully developed characters…

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Added by Juli schatz on July 22, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Love is Murder... but Pitchapalooza is Easy!

Pitchapalooza Protocol:



Prepare a 2 to 3-minute succinct platform of your work. (For a good description of what a “platform” is, read Sarie Morrell’s article

describing publicity
she developed for CREEPERS, a novel by her father,

David Morrell.)



Practice your pitch to include the salient points—definitive type or

sub-genre of mystery; what sets your manuscript apart from others in

this category; etc.… Continue

Added by Juli schatz on July 21, 2010 at 11:52pm — No Comments

Pitch-A-Palooza Protocol

Prepare a 2 to 3-minute succinct platform of your work. (For a good

description of what a “platform” is, read Sarie Morrell’s article

describing publicity she developed for CREEPERS, a novel by her father,

David Morrell. The article can be found here.



Practice your pitch to include the salient points—definitive type or

sub-genre of mystery; what sets your manuscript apart from others… Continue

Added by Juli schatz on July 21, 2010 at 11:46pm — No Comments

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