tia@wheatmark.com

About Tia Lewis

Before Tia moved to Tucson and joined Wheatmark as a Publishing Consultant in 2019, she had the opportunity to intern at NYC literary agency Donadio & Olson as well as imprint Weinstein Books. While in New York, Tia was able to work with authors such as Chuck Palahniuk and Dick Van Dyke on manuscripts that spanned from literary fiction to memoir. Tia graduated from Cornell University in New York with a BA in English, concentration in Creative Writing, and minors in Film and Communication. When she isn’t reading, writing, or editing, she enjoys spending her time singing, playing with her two cats, taking photos, and creating videos.
25 September, 2023

2023 NYC Big Book Award names The Shady Oaks Division a Distinguished Favorite in General Fiction

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Congratulations to Wheatmark author L. M. Coppa, whose book, The Shady Oaks Division, was named a 2023 NYC Big Book Award Distinguished Favorite in the category of General Fiction!

You can check out the full list of winners (including The Shady Oaks Division) on the NYC Big Book Award website.

To learn more about the author and her book, check out her website.

Congratulations again, L. M. Coppa!

15 September, 2023

Ann Haralambie featured on the Thriving Adoptees podcast

By |2023-09-15T12:37:50-07:00September 15, 2023|News|Comments Off on Ann Haralambie featured on the Thriving Adoptees podcast

Congratulations to Wheatmark author Ann Haralambie, who recently appeared on the Thriving Adoptees podcast.

You can listen to her episode here, as well as on Spotify, Google Podcasts, and Apple Podcasts.

To learn more about Ann’s book, Not Nicholson: The Story of a First Daughter, An Adoption Search and Reunion Memoir, you can visit her website here.

Thank you to the Thriving Adoptees podcast, and congrats again to Ann on the interview!

15 September, 2023

Book Publicity and Promotion 101

By |2023-09-14T11:14:23-07:00September 15, 2023|Authors Academy, Marketing|Comments Off on Book Publicity and Promotion 101

Now that your book is written, edited, and published, how do you get it out into the world?

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll cover publicity and promotion strategies to help give you ideas on how you can get your book into the hands of more readers.

Join us next Wednesday to learn more about:

• Hosting events to promote your book, online and in person
• Getting your book in newspapers and on podcasts
• Blog tours, blogging, and social media in a nutshell
• and more!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity — just click on the following link now to register:

https://www.wheatmark.com/register

5 September, 2023

Across the Divide by Elizabeth Bernays in the Arizona Daily Star

By |2023-09-05T09:33:28-07:00September 5, 2023|News|Comments Off on Across the Divide by Elizabeth Bernays in the Arizona Daily Star

Under their Southern Arizona Authors section, the Arizona Daily Star has covered Across the Divide by Elizabeth Bernays.

You can read the full article here.

If you’d like to learn more about Elizabeth Bernays and her memoir, you can check out her website and Facebook page.

Congratulations, Liz, on the nice feature for your book!

18 August, 2023

The Power of Video Content

By |2023-08-17T09:56:43-07:00August 18, 2023|Authors Academy, Marketing, Social Media|Comments Off on The Power of Video Content

From YouTube and Instagram to Twitch and TikTok, videos have done wonders for marketing. So, how can you get involved?

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll dive into the world of creating videos and collaborating with video content creators to market your book.

Join us next Wednesday at 11 AM in Arizona to learn more about:

  • Creating short, effective videos right from your phone
  • Connecting with creators who make book-related videos (so you don’t have to make anything at all!)
  • What each social media site has to offer regarding video
  • and more!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity — just click on the following link now to register:

https://www.wheatmark.com/register

28 July, 2023

Michael Thomas Perone interviewed on the 1980s Now podcast

By |2023-08-02T07:45:50-07:00July 28, 2023|News|Comments Off on Michael Thomas Perone interviewed on the 1980s Now podcast

Michael Thomas Perone, author of Danger Peak, was recently interviewed on the 1980s Now podcast!

The 1980s Now podcast is a Top 200 podcast in TV & Film and Comedy. Hosts Will Padilla and Kat O’Connor cover pop culture related to the 1980s, share personal experiences, and interview celebrities and other experts. Some of their previous guests have included Ernie Hudson from Ghostbusters! and Sir Mix-A-Lot.

Congratulations, Mike, for being in such good company!

In the interview, Michael talks about Danger Peak as well as his next upcoming novel. You can listen to Michael’s episode on the 1980s Now podcast on their website here.

You can also check out Michael’s blog post about his experience on the podcast, which includes some extra details, such as how he got the interview.

Congrats again to Michael Thomas Perone for another great interview!

Update: Check out the video version of […]

27 July, 2023

Raphael Pumpelly’s Arizona by C. Gilbert Storms named a Finalist in the WWA Spur Awards

By |2023-07-27T09:33:07-07:00July 27, 2023|News|Comments Off on Raphael Pumpelly’s Arizona by C. Gilbert Storms named a Finalist in the WWA Spur Awards

Raphael Pumpelly’s Arizona: The Frontier Adventures of a Young Mining Engineer by C. Gilbert Storms was named a Finalist under the category Best Western Biography at the Western Writers of America, Inc., Spur Awards.

You can find the full list of 2023 winners, including Raphael Pumpelly’s Arizona, on their website here.

Congratulations to C. Gilbert Storms on the well-deserved recognition for your book!

21 July, 2023

Marketing Your Book on Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr

By |2023-07-20T11:53:12-07:00July 21, 2023|Authors Academy, Marketing, Social Media|Comments Off on Marketing Your Book on Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr

When it comes to marketing your book on social media, there can be an overwhelming number of options of where to post—but knowing your options is the best way to figure out which websites might be the best fit for you.

For this week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll cover three social media sites you might want to consider using and explore the different benefits of utilizing each one! We’ll familiarize you with what each of these sites has to offer, as well as offer an overview on how each of them works.

Join us next Wednesday at 11 AM in Arizona to learn more about:

  • Making the most of Bookstagram, Instagram’s writer and reader community
  • Using Pinterest to reach readers (and other writers!)
  • How Tumblr can help you find readers in your niche
  • and more!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity — just click on the following link now to […]

20 July, 2023

The Shady Oaks Division by L. M. Coppa in the Firebird Book Awards

By |2023-07-20T10:18:18-07:00July 20, 2023|News|Comments Off on The Shady Oaks Division by L. M. Coppa in the Firebird Book Awards

Congratulations to Wheatmark author L. M. Coppa whose book, The Shady Oaks Division, was awarded two Firebird Book Awards—first place in the Romantic Suspense category and second place in the Literary Fiction category.

You can check out the full list of winners, including L. M. Coppa, on the Firebird Book Awards website here.

To learn more about the author and her book, check out her website!

Congrats, again, to L. M. Coppa on another great award for The Shady Oaks Division!

3 July, 2023

The Shady Oaks Division by L. M. Coppa awarded the Literary Titan Gold Book Award for July 2023

By |2023-07-03T10:31:35-07:00July 3, 2023|News|Comments Off on The Shady Oaks Division by L. M. Coppa awarded the Literary Titan Gold Book Award for July 2023

Congratulations to Wheatmark author L. M. Coppa for earning the Literary Titan Gold Book Award for July 2023 with her book The Shady Oaks Division.

You can check out her author interview with Literary Titan here.

To learn more about L. M. Coppa and her book, check out her website!

Congrats, again, on the recognition for The Shady Oaks Division as well as the great interview!

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