Tag Archive: Bestsellers

Mar 29

Connecting With A Western Readership That Is Still Very Much Alive and Well…

Western authors arrange calls me with often and start with something along these lines: “I wrote this book called ______ and nobody is buying it. Nobody buys Westerns anymore. It’s so sad.” I have to smile. I mean, you have to smile, don’t you? It’s one of those strange “certainties” that people are so sure …

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Dec 13

HOLIDAY PRODUCT INTERVIEW #4: ART PRINTS, PERSONALIZED GREETING CARDS AND A NEW TUBE COMPANY

Are you looking for something special this Christmas? Why don’t you check out some of the great products currently for sale by artist and author Judy Mastrangelo. You can check out her FANTASTIC new holiday product interview by clicking right here. Act quickly though… These products may sell out quickly… If you like what you see… …

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Nov 14

Take Two of Seven: A Night At The Movies With Artist Judy Mastrangelo

This wonderful new interview series with Judy Mastrangelo is all about the movies. This is a seven part series… Let’s delve in! Films have always inspired my life and my art, ever since I was young.  They fulfill needs for fantasy, excitement, etc., which can be experienced vicariously by everyone who loves to partake in …

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Jun 21

Are You Ready To Sell Books? The Key To Making Your Book Successful

Many people ask me how authors make it. What causes author X to be a bestseller? Was it a special trick of the light? Was it luck? What causes success? I’ve explained many times that consistency is one of the most important ingredients to success. The ability to push your books with consistency is crucial …

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Jun 01

The Meandering Trail: What Every Cowboy Needs

I am not a cowboy by birth. No, I was born in the big city. A city slicker. I only became a cowboy, in my dreams, through Saturday morning Westerns on TV and Western movies starring John Wayne and James Stewart. So when I started to write Westerns, a friend of mine asked what were …

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May 03

Post and Repeat: How to Build Your Western Books Into Sellers

Ask anyone. Westerns aren’t big sellers… apparently. Seriously? It must be the biggest secret in the world that the top selling Westerns are consistently outselling most of their rivals. But why is this secret so, well, secret? I’m afraid I can’t answer that at all. All I know is that Westerns are a market of …

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Nov 05

Thriller Nights: A Conversation With Bruce Bennett

  Bruce Bennett, a writer, has just shot to the top of the Amazon listings for the first time. He is a writer with a huge hit and he doesn’t really know how it happened. As one of the newest members of the Novel Ideas family he has taken a very long journey and it …

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Oct 01

Who Killed Santa Claus? RJ Smith?

RJ Smith is an optioned screenwriter and bestselling author of anything that fits the criteria of ‘action-packed.’ Reading his work is like watching a movie of the mind—the words just leap from the page and screw right into your brain. He’s been noted in Francis Ford Coppola’s American Zoetrope Studios, The Page International Screenwriting Awards …

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Mar 31

A Writing Session With Mike Trahan

Writing has always been an integral part of Michael F. Trahan’s life. It is only recently, however, that he has taken it seriously. Since the release of the first part of his memoir The Gift he has become a regimented writer. I was thinking of a series of articles that could be written that portray …

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Mar 28

EXCLUSIVE #3 Lloyd Tackitt’s Palms Sweat as Release Date Draws Near!

 Lloyd Tackitt is a man you can’t just pin down. His many obligations mean that you grab interview time when you can. Luckily, this guy doesn’t give up and I managed to get Novel Ideas another exclusive interview with a writer who will soon release his brand new bestseller. What is it about Tackitt that …

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