Tag Archive: Promotion

Apr 11

Proof That The Western Readership Lives On In Large Numbers….

A few weeks ago now, I was talking to you all about the importance of recognizing a living, Western readership that is actively reading the books of Western authors around the world. I made some good friends from that post. But I also met some people who told me it was impossible to get over …

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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 19

Take Seven 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 the …

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Dec 05

Take Five 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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Nov 11

Reading, Writing and Storytelling Made Easy With Bestselling Author M.L. Newman!

What makes a book exciting? Is it the story? The way it’s written? It could be a mixture of everything. That’s the way I feel about M.L. Newman and her writing. She writes great stories, she has a great writing style and she really turns out books worth reading. Her previous books have been bestsellers– …

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Nov 10

Can You Follow A Recipe? You’ll Have The Next Number One Bestseller

I recently sat through one of the worst book selling seminars I have ever attended. The two-hour lecture rambled on along the lines of “promise to be good, try to be nice and readers will buy your books.” That’s it. Everything is going to be just fine. Don’t make loud statements, don’t tell anyone about …

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Nov 10

The World Through McLendon’s Glasses: An Interview with Author Rebecca McLendon

What is a writer? An entertainer? A genius? A vessel through which ideas are expressed? I’ve often pondered on that question. I’m sure you have too. This interview is with Rebecca McLendon, who has written a new book. This book is not a clod. It’s a fantastic look at the way our modern world looks …

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Sep 29

REBLOGGED The Wild Bunch cont: Casting Call Part 2

A Wilder Bunch?? Casting Call Part 2 / Dutch Engstrom / Ernest Borgnine The Wild Bunch 1973 Wikipedia says: “Among those considered to play Dutch Engstrom wereCharles Bronson, Jim Brown, Alex Cord, Robert Culp, Sammy Davis, Jr., Richard Jaeckel, Steve McQueen, and George Peppard. Ernest Borgnine was cast based on his performance in The Dirty Dozen (1967). Who would you …

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Sep 06

Outlaws Publishing, LLC Records Record Western Sales Over Labor Day With A Little Help From Novel Ideas

Outlaws Publishing, LLC has announced that sales of Western novels in the United States doubled over Labor Day weekend with the help of Nick Wale, of Novel Ideas leading the promotional way. Texas-based publisher Outlaws Publishing, LLC is currently celebrating a huge increase in sales of Westerns over Labor Day. The company, that had huge …

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Jul 28

The Gunfighter and The Writer: An Interview with Western Bestseller B.W. Hedgepeth

For most of us the legends of the Old West are just characters in stories. For B.W. Hedgepeth they are a reality. B.W. is a living descendant of Western folk legend Marion Hedgepeth. “The Debonair Bandit,” his new book, tells the story of Marion Hedgepeth as it’s never been told before. This is one Western …

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