Tag: Pattison

  • Read: Voice and Book Trailers

    Sometimes I write for other places or other places talk about my books. Here are some links for your reading pleasure. 2012 Writer’s Market This year’s market guide–the best in the industry–includes my article on Book Trailers. Based on my experience writing The Book Trailer Manual, the article talks about the pros/cons of book trailers, […]

  • Random Acts of Publicity 2011

    RANDOM ACTS OF PUBLICITY WEEK September 6-9, 2011 Facebook Event Page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=247495138609650 It’s all about your Friend’s book. The 3rd Annual Random Acts of Publicity, September 6-8, 2011 is a week to celebrate your Friend’s book, or your favorite book, by doing a Random Act of Publicity: Blog, link, Like, review, or talk about the […]

  • Where Did the Summer Go?

    Where did July and August go? Computer Woes. First, my server has been wonky for the last two weeks–apologies. If you have any difficulty getting to pages, please send me an email so I can straighten it out (darcy at darcypattison dot com). Travel. For me, this summer included a great two-week trip to China. […]

  • Report on a GoodReads Giveaway

    On July 15, I reported that I was going to try a GoodReads Giveaway for my new picture book, Prairie Storms. To recap, GoodReads reports these are typical results from a giveaway: 21% of members have a book blog 750-785 people enter the average giveaway. 8% of those who enter will add the book to […]

  • Prairie Storms Giveaway on Good Reads

    Note: Fiction Notes is on vacation until August 1. See you then! Last year, I interviewed Joelle Anthony about her use of a GoodReads giveaway to promote her book. One of her biggest reasons to go with GoodReads is that she had 1348 people enter the giveaway. Here are some other interesting statistics from GoodReadshere […]

  • Dummies and Prairies

    YA for Dummies and Prairie Storms What sounds does a ground hog make? An earless lizard? A burrowing owl? Six months ago, I had no idea! When I decided to create a book trailer for my forthcoming book, PRAIRIE STORMS, I knew I wanted something fun and useful for kids, parents and educators. We know […]