Demystifying BookBub: Sneak Preview from Stephanie Barko

If you've always wanted to do something with BookBub but didn't know where to start, this hour is for YOU. You really can become a bestseller on BookBub. You just need to know how to pitch an offer that appeals to their staff. In this one-hour presentation, I will show you how to get BookBub interested in featuring a single eBook from your body of work. After I give you the inside scoop on what staffers are looking for, you'll have an opportunity to query me and a historical novelist whose series debut became a bestseller from a BookBub campaign.

Sharpening the Blade: Borrowing Elements from Mysteries to Craft Compelling Historical Fiction 

With their life-and-death stakes, mysteries have had a profound narrative power since Wilkie Collins wrote The Moonstone in 1868. In a mystery, the reader often strongly identifies with the protagonist, an amateur sleuth or professional detective encountering clues and experiences simultaneously with the reader. As a result, both intellectually and emotionally, the protagonist and reader are, quite literally, on the … Continue reading Sharpening the Blade: Borrowing Elements from Mysteries to Craft Compelling Historical Fiction