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blurbs, taglines and teasers; author biographies, press releases, brochures,
media kits and other writing projects. First draft submitted to customer
for changes and approval. Finished product is delivered in .rtf, doc or
pdf format as email attachments. Taglines and teasers are $10 each. Longer
projects are charged at $0.05 per word, with a minimum charge of $10.00
per project. A 300-word press release or blurb would cost $15.
For book launches, author
events such as book signings, conference appearances and awards. Sample
releases (in PDF format. Use your browser's BACK button to return here):
press release for author Tommie Lyn
launch for Connie Chastain
For blogs and websites.
These can be formatted for printing and delivery by email or postal mail.
here to see my author media kit
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For dust jackets, back
covers, websites, press releases. Authors sometimes have difficulty writing
about themselves. Give us a little personal background, and we'll craft
an informative and memorable biography for you.
grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, where she began writing in junior high.
She graduated from Ballard University with a degree in forestry. After
five years with the Department of the Interior, she returned to St. Louis
with her firefighter husband, her preschool son and daughter, and an assortment
of dogs, hamsters and turtles. She has published nonfiction in various
regional print and online publications. A Woman Alone is her first
The day after he
retired, Fred Garrick borrowed his grandson's laptop to file his tax return,
discovered the word processor, and wrote Deadeye Malone, the first
novel of the Tumbleweed Gulch series. The former restauranteer who made
Western novels popular again lives with his wife, Julie, and their too-cute
Ragdoll cat, Graham, in beachfront condo in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina,
far from the dusty Texas boomtown of his stories. When he's not writing,
Garrick helps to train service dogs for the disabled.
Sample summaries for back
covers or other promotion:
From A Woman Alone
by Vickie Tolliver
Nina Caldwell sacrificed
years of her young adulthood to the care of her invalid -- and ungrateful
-- grandmother. When Eula Caldwell dies and leaves her granddaughter penniless,
Nina must strike out on her on.
From Southern Man by
On the upper Gulf Coast,she
finds work for naval architect Sam Stewart, a handsome Japanese-American
and scion of one of west Florida's first families.
Falling in love with Sam,
but keeping her love hidden from all, Nina gradually learns that she doesn't
have a corner on loneliness. And when Sam reveals his interest in her,
she must decide whether to give in to love or remain ... a woman alone.
In 1983, in moss-hung
Verona, Georgia, the tender and tenacious love between a hardworking man
and his adoring wife is tested by sudden adversity.
TAGLINES AND TEASERS
Corporate executive Troy
Stevenson must confront his nasent alcohol abuse or he risks losing the
wife, daughter and son he deeply loves. When his latent destructiveness
impacts his family, he moves to their weekend cottage to come to grips
with his personal weaknesses.
But busybodies at his company
assume he left home because his marriage is in trouble. Encouraged by the
assumption, co-worker Brooke Emerson, an amoral, 1980s material girl romantically
obsessed with Troy, attempts to seduce him, setting in motion a chain of
events with harrowing consequences for him and his family.
Southern Man takes
readers from the hills of Appalachia to the University of Alabama during
the Paul "Bear" Bryant era; from staid New England to drug-drenched and
sex-saturated Haight-Ashbury in the Summer of Love; from the glittering
skyline of Atlanta to moss-hung south Georgia -- and reveals what can happen
when a good man becomes the object of lust and the target of vengeance.
These devices are used for
promoting movies, TV shows, even products like beer and insurance. We're
all familiar with The truth is out there, Space -- The Final
Frontier and Great taste; less filling. They're indispensable
promoting books, too, both fiction and nonfiction, but some writers find
them more difficult to compose than the book itself. If it doesn't come
to you easily, we can help.>
Taglines are short, punchy,
and memorable. They don't tell much about the plot or characters. They're
more thematic. Teasers are short (one or two sentence) summaries such as
you might find in a TV Guide listing.
things aren't always as they
danger makes the heart grow
love delayed is still love
the dark underbelly of radical
love and betrayal in the sultry
the good guys lost
giving free reign to the spirit
the pernicious fallout of the
Chris Dupree never believed
in crypto-primates -- until they threatened the woman he loved.
A corporate executive is targeted
with a false sexual harassment complaint by an amoral young woman and her
They thought they would always
be alone -- but that was before they found each other.
It isn't always Big Brother
who's watching. Sometimes, it's...Little Sister.
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