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In November of 2009, St.Martin’s Press held a special call for “… fiction similar to YA that can be published and marketed as adult - sort of an ‘older YA’ or ‘new adult’.” It was the first time the term New Adult (NA) was used, and the first time there was any formal effort to define what is now, in 2013, a very popular genre.

What We Owe To Jane

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife”.

Jill's 20-year old bosom heaved in anticipation as she longingly stared into Jack's 21-year old quivering blue eyes. She couldn't believe that she had just encountered the devastatingly handsome playboy's twenty minute-long soliloquy on how badly he wanted, no, needed her as his wife. How could such a self-made billionaire be interested in a small-town college girl such as herself?

Fresh out of ideas on how to help your writing take off? You’re in luck!  Marketing expert Caitlin Muir, compiled a list of 89 book marketing ideas that will change your life, build your brand, and sell your book. There’s something for everyone on the list.
Sound intriguing? Read on...

You’ve done it – your blood, sweat and tears coalesced into a finished manuscript ready to sell. You know you need a commercial quality book cover to attract reader’s and reviewer’s attention – but how to find and choose an artist and how to communicate with them? Do you micromanage every pixel or do you trust them to know what you need?