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What's the Secret to Selling Your Book?

The 15 authors in the inaugural Grub Street Launch Lab stumbled upon one answer to this question two Saturdays ago.

Our guest, author and content czar C.C. Chapman, had just wrapped up his talk. And then he asked: "Why should I buy your book? Imagine it's just you and me, chatting, and you have to convince me."

December 10, 2012 | Ilan Mochari

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Get To Know a Grubbie

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Grub Street's October member of the month is Nan Fitzgerald. Nan has been a member for one year, and was kind enough to answer our questions below for our program called Get To Know a Grubbie.  Thank you, Nan! It's been fun getting to know you. 

- The Grub Staff

 

Bio:

I grew up wanting to illustrate folk tales, but eventually learned what’s inside my head comes out better with words

October 22, 2012 | Info

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Meet the Inaugural Launch Lab

Your family and friends are trying to be supportive.

But sometimes they ask questions -- "When's the book tour?" -- that just leave you shaking your head.

And all you can do is smile and explain (for the 47th time) that things don't quite work that way in 2012.

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The book tour question always got me down.

Until last Friday.

October 15, 2012 | Ilan Mochari

Get To Know Your Grubbies The Writing Life

Get To Know a Grubbie

Grub Street's July member of the month is Gerald Zeitlin. Gerald has been a dedicated member for six years, and was kind enough to answer our questions below for a new program called Get To Know a Grubbie.  Thank you, Gerald! It's been fun getting to know you. 

- The Grub Staff

 

 

Bio:

Willie the Dog chewed my birth certificate. All that remains tells me I was born in London somewhere between 1901 and 1991. Stowed away in Cunard liner bound from Liverpool to Boston in September 1965. Practiced anesthesiology in Harvard Medical School hospitals. Twelve years ...

July 9, 2012 | Info

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