A. T. Balsara's The Great & the Small has been listed as a finalist in the 2018 National Indie Excellence Award and it has been featured in the Spring issue of Best Books for Children and Teens. To celebrate these wonderful recognitions, we’ve set up a reading and signing event at Let’s Talk Books in Cobourg. Reading and Signing at Let's Talk Books Date: July 28, 2018 Time: 11 a.m. Location: 45 Covert Street Cobourg, ON K9A 2L7 (289) 252-2214 RSVP to the Facebook Event. We'r
We are excited to share that we have some great events coming up with The Boatman author Kat Hawthorne. Kat will attend two reading and a signing events in August. The first will be at Moonbeam Books in Toronto and the second will be at Fincher’s in Kincardine on August 18. We're still finalizing details, so be sure to check back here for more information Reading & Signing at Fincher’s Date: August 18, 2018 Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: 816 Queen Street
Hello, everyone. Happy Monday! As publisher of Common Deer Press, I receive a lot of questions from authors and authors-in-waiting (that’s everyone who does not yet have a book released). Most of these revolve around marketing and publicity and there are many questions, misconceptions and beliefs in common. From the macro "I don’t even know where to start," or "when I think of book marketing I get overwhelmed and panic," to the micro "can you tell me how to organize my book l
We'll be attending the Ottawa Small Press Book Fair! The fair takes place on June 23, 2018 in room 203 of the Jack Purcell Community Centre. We'll have a table with books for sale and some fun freebies. So if you're in the area, come by to skip out on shipping fees and pick up some great CDP titles! Or if you're an author and you have a project that might fit with us, stop by to chat. For more information, check out the Facebook event or the Small Press Book Fair website.
Hello everyone! I hope you’ve been having a fantastic week and that I can make it even better with some of this fun stuff from across the internet. An Illustrated Guide to Book Expo As you may be aware, BookExpo and BookCon wrapped up over the weekend. Both events can be quite busy and full of fun, books, and perhaps a bit of stress. So if you couldn’t make it to New York City and want to catch up on what you’ve missed, Bob Eckstein’s illustrated the events and you can check
Mary Woodbury interviewed Threshold author Patricia J. Anderson on Eco-Fiction.com, a site that covers environmental authors and their writing. Anderson discusses fables, ecological collapse, and the power of storytelling. Read the full interview on Eco-Fiction.com.
Welcome back to Around the Web everyone! This week, yours truly spent some time traveling, which meant a fair bit of internet surfing while I waited for flights. Here’s what caught my attention. Book Expo This week the Javits Center in NYC is once again hosting BookExpo and BookCon . Book Twitter is, of course, buzzing with news about ARCs, panels, sessions, and stories of meeting authors and industry professionals. And the FOMO is so, so real! Those of us who couldn’t make i