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#SaysTheEditor: Perpetuating Stereotypes

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

So here’s the deal. I use Triberr to promote myself and others. Even more than the promotion I’ve gotten out of it, I’ve gotten to know some really cool, diverse people. And yes, I often fill the Featured New Book Spotlight via Tribemates. But every now and then, someone will pop up on my Twitter […]

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Featured New Book Spotlight … Goes Dark?

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

I love doing the Featured New Book Spotlight. I’ve hosted a huge number of authors for this spot, and not once has the song choice failed to interest me. It’s widened my music horizons and I’ve heard from readers that the author did such a good job on their post, the reader went out and […]

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The Editor’s Life: Problem(s) Solved. Maybe.

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

The car saga dragged out for a few days. It was a dead battery, an easy (and thankfully cheap) fix. But, of course, you can’t disconnect a battery in a car like mine without it affecting the radio. Ever seen me try to drive without the radio on? Yeah, not pretty. And no, I can’t […]

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Featured New Scare: Susan’s Car

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

After my announcement of a rate increase starting in January, I’ve gotten a lot of mail from clients. Some are panicked. Some are happy to reassure me that they love me so much, they’ll pay that little bit extra. And really, it is a little bit extra. Twenty-five cents for every 250 words. Is that […]

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#SaysTheEditor: Helping Each Other

Author: Susan Helene Gottfried

I got an e-mail from a client last week or so. I always ask my clients to keep me updated on how their books are selling, and Stevie was reporting in. Not all my clients keep me updated. Some tell me how things stand when they ask me to reserve a date for them. And […]

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