Author Newsletters--Yay or Nay?

By Katrin Schumann

Media marketing experts agree that maintaining a robust newsletter is one of the best ways for an author to build a core audience--a group of people who will be more interested and committed to you and your work than, say, that stranger lurking on twitter or the random people liking your Instagram shots.

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Best of the Web 08/28/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.



In Electric Literature, Lindsay Merbaum grapples with writer self-doubt.

"Not a Real Writer: How Self-Doubt Holds Me Back." 

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Best of the Web 08/21/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.



From Early Bird Books, a new poem about this American life from Sherman Alexie.

"Hymn." 

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Best of the Web 08/14/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.



From Teen Vogue, a first peek at hotly-anticipated YA novel, Children of Blood and Bone.

Tomi Adeyemi’s ‘Children of Blood and Bone’: Take an Exclusive First Look." 

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Best of the Web 07/24/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

In The Guardian, from Dickens to Ishiguro, Catherine Lacey discusses why her favorite book openings compel her.

"Top 10 opening scenes in books." 

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