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Reaching for the Limelight
Reaching for the Limelight
By Jillian Manning / July 2018

Promoting Your Book on Radio and/or TV

 During your marketing brainstorming, the idea of going on radio or television probably came up. You may have wondered if pursuing being on air was worth it. Would the process be time consuming? …   read more

Three American Noir Detective Novels and Why Mystery Writers Should Study Them
Three American Noir Detective Novels and Why Mystery Writers Should Study Them
by B. R. Laue / August 2018

 It has been sixty-eight years since Raymond Chandler put forth the opinion that there are “no ‘classics' of crime and detection.” Were he still among us, he might agree that by …   read more

Be Careful or You'll End Up in My Novel... Again
Be Careful or You'll End Up in My Novel... Again
by Nina L. Diamond / August 2018

A Conversation with Lisa Gitlin, the Author Who Made IPPY Awards History

Lisa Gitlin just won her third IPPY Award, even though she's only had two books published. How is that possible? No, this isn't one of those annoying word problems from a long-ago math class …   read more