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17 May, 2024

The Updated Guide to Facebook Marketing

By |2024-05-16T17:15:22-07:00May 17, 2024|Authors Academy, Marketing, Social Media|Comments Off on The Updated Guide to Facebook Marketing

Social media marketing remains one of the most affordable and effective ways to market anything—including your book!

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll give you the latest on how you can use Facebook to market your books and connect with readers.

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

  • How Facebook has changed in the last year
  • Creating and running your own Facebook ads
  • Making use of Facebook’s various features to appeal to readers everywhere
  • and more!

Your host for the presentation is Wheatmark’s publishing consultant, Tia Lewis, who has worked in editorial both in the NYC publishing scene and self-publishing scene. In addition to her publishing experience, Tia has worked as a social media marketer and video editor.

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

https://www.wheatmark.com/

16 May, 2024

Boomsters by David Marks named a Finalist for the Eric Hoffer Book Award and a Finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards

By |2024-05-16T16:54:38-07:00May 16, 2024|News|Comments Off on Boomsters by David Marks named a Finalist for the Eric Hoffer Book Award and a Finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards

Congratulations to Wheatmark author, David Marks!

His book, Boomsters: An Unexpected Adventure, was recently named a finalist in two different contests—the Eric Hoffer Book Award and the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

You can check out the full list of finalists for the Eric Hoffer Book Award on their website here, as well as the list of Next Generation Indie Book Awards winners and finalists here. For the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, Boomsters was named a finalist in the category of General Fiction/Novel (Over 100,000 Words).

To learn more about the book, you can check out the Boomsters official website here.

Congratulations again, David, for the recognition in both of these competitions!

15 May, 2024

Not Nicholson by Ann M. Haralambie named a Finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards

By |2024-05-15T12:46:18-07:00May 15, 2024|News|Comments Off on Not Nicholson by Ann M. Haralambie named a Finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards

Congratulations to Wheatmark author Ann M. Haralambie!

Her book, Not Nicholson: The Story of a First Daughter, An Adoption Search and Reunion Memoir, was named a Finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the category of Memoirs (Overcoming Adversity/Tragedy).

You can find the full list of finalists and winners here.

To learn more about Ann and her memoir, you can visit her website.

Congratulations again, Ann!

10 May, 2024

Déjà View by Michael Thomas Perone Named a 2024 Eric Hoffer Book Awards Finalist

By |2024-05-10T14:40:05-07:00May 10, 2024|News|Comments Off on Déjà View by Michael Thomas Perone Named a 2024 Eric Hoffer Book Awards Finalist

Congratulations to Wheatmark author Michael Thomas Perone!

His latest book, Déjà View: A Kid Nightmare, was named a finalist in the 2024 Eric Hoffer Book Awards. You can check out the full list of this year’s finalists here.

To learn more about Michael’s experience submitting his book to this annual competition, you can check out his blog.

You can also learn more about Déjà View: A Kid Nightmare and his first book, Danger Peak, on his website.

Congratulations again, Michael, on this prestigious recognition!

22 April, 2024

Author Michael Thomas Perone featured in The Islip Bulletin

By |2024-04-22T09:10:29-07:00April 22, 2024|News|Comments Off on Author Michael Thomas Perone featured in The Islip Bulletin

Wheatmark author Michael Thomas Perone was recently interviewed about his award-winning books, Déjà View: A Kid Nightmare and Danger Peak, in The Islip Bulletin.

The article covered Déjà View‘s recent wins at BookFest and the Firebird Book Awards, as well as what motivated Michael to write and publish his books. You can check out the full article here.

To learn more about Michael and his books, check out his website.

19 April, 2024

Everything About Audiobooks

By |2024-04-19T14:34:58-07:00April 19, 2024|Authors Academy, Publishing|Comments Off on Everything About Audiobooks

As audiobooks have grown in popularity, there’s never been a better time to consider creating an audiobook version of your book.

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll dive into the world of audiobooks and how you can turn your written word into an audio story that anyone can listen to.

Please note the following time change, due to Daylight Savings! Join us next Wednesday at 11 AM in Arizona (11 AM PST, 2 PM EST) to learn more about:

  • Why you should consider making your book into an audiobook
  • What to look for in an audiobook narrator
  • How to make the most of selling your book in the audiobook format
  • and more!

Your host for the presentation is Wheatmark’s publishing consultant, Mark Dupaul, who has spent the last 15 years as an active Audible subscriber. As a dedicated listener of audiobooks, Mark has garnered a library of […]

9 April, 2024

Déjà View by Michael Thomas Perone wins First Place at the Spring 2024 BookFest Awards

By |2024-04-09T10:14:47-07:00April 9, 2024|News|Comments Off on Déjà View by Michael Thomas Perone wins First Place at the Spring 2024 BookFest Awards

Congratulations to Wheatmark author, Michael Thomas Perone!

His latest book, Déjà View: A Kid Nightmare, was awarded first place in the Spring 2024 BookFest Awards in the category of Young Adult – Literary & Coming of Age.

Check out his blog post to read about his experience participating in BookFest!

To learn more about Michael Thomas Perone and his books, you can visit his website.

Congratulations again, Michael!

11 March, 2024

Returning the Bones by Gin Hammond named 2023 Foreword INDIES Finalist

By |2024-03-11T13:22:06-07:00March 11, 2024|News|Comments Off on Returning the Bones by Gin Hammond named 2023 Foreword INDIES Finalist

Congratulations to Wheatmark author, Gin Hammond!

Her book, Returning the Bones, was named a finalist in the 2023 Foreword INDIES Awards in the category of Multicultural Adult Fiction.

The winners will be announced in June and you can view the full list of finalists here.

To learn more about Returning the Bones, you can visit Gin’s website here.

Congratulations again, Gin!

1 March, 2024

Getting Featured on Podcasts

By |2024-02-29T19:35:07-07:00March 1, 2024|Authors Academy|Comments Off on Getting Featured on Podcasts

Being interviewed on a podcast or radio show can be a great way to reach a new audience and make some connections.

For next week’s Authors Academy presentation, we’ll explore what steps you need to take to start doing author interviews on audio-based programs, like podcasts.

Join us next week to learn more about:

  • How to prepare for an audio interview
  • How to reach out to podcasters to connect
  • How to make the most of your interviews after they’re live
  • and more!

Your host for the call is Wheatmark’s publishing consultant, Tia Lewis, who has worked in editorial both in the NYC publishing scene and self-publishing scene. In addition to her publishing experience, Tia has worked as a social media marketer and video editor.

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

https://www.wheatmark.com/register

21 February, 2024

Not Nicholson by Ann M. Haralambie named a 2023 Finalist in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards

By |2024-02-21T10:00:30-07:00February 21, 2024|News|Comments Off on Not Nicholson by Ann M. Haralambie named a 2023 Finalist in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards

Congratulations, Ann M. Haralambie!

Her book, Not Nicholson: The Story of a First Daughter, An Adoption Search and Reunion Memoir, was named a 2023 Finalist in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards in the category of Books for Adults (non-fiction).

The winners will be announced on April 1, 2024. Fingers crossed!

To learn more about Ann and her book, you can visit her website.

Congratulations again, Ann, on this well-deserved recognition.

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