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Face The Book TV
A live streaming show connecting independent writers, publishers, and their readers.
A live streaming show connecting independent writers, publishers, and their readers.


#IndieBook publishers, develop #bookmarketing plan months before launch, be flexible, prepared to pivot. Glenna Collett, Fiona Raven

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Mom and teacher by day, writer by night!

Originally from Peru, Oklahoma resident Mariana Llanos is the author of the Tristan Wolf Series for children ages 8 and up, and a finalist in the 2013 Children's Favorite Awards.

Though (or perhaps because?) she's a pre-school teacher, she's also an actress at heart. Mariana has three talented children of her own, survived acting school (with bruises), and is married the love of her life.

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Tick-tock! Time to get your books out to the Boston Bookbuilders New England Book Awards!

#bookawards   #bookbuilders   #NEBS  
The New England Book Show (with its fancy new self/small-publisher category) has extended the deadline for entries to February 4th.
Send us your books. Show us how pretty they are.

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Added photos to Face The Book TV: Elizabeth Moore, debut novelist.

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A conversation with Elizabeth Moore, author of The Truth and the Life, a debut novel.

"There has been so much fire in the pines for so many centuries that, through the resulting processes of natural selection, the species that grow there are not only highly flammable but are able to tolerate fire and come back quickly. John McPhee, The Pine Barrens"

Setting her first novel in the New Jersey Pine Barrens made sense to +Elizabeth Moore who works as an editor at MIT Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but hails from the region. "It's not a place most people know much about, but it turns out to be a great setting for this novel," she told FTB host +Charlotte Pierce.

Although the town is fictional, one of Elizabeth Moore's intentions in writing about Cedar Mill was to portray a late nineteenth-century community that might have reasonably existed in this unique ecological environment. Moore dedicates the novel to her father, who has worked to preserve and protect the New Jersey Pine Barrens.

Elizabeth Moore's book is available via her website,, and on Amazon at She has a Facebook page and Twitter account, @BethMooreAuthor. She's a member of and her publisher is

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"A very jazzy Renaissance dance band." Now I've got to see that!

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FOCUS: Social Media Integration
There are some really practical tips in this episode!

Pinterest, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, oh my! Is it all too much!? Do you just want to focus on your book?

If the avalanche of social media overwhelms you, or if you have a good tip on this topic, add your comments to help independent authors and publishers break social media management down into easily digestible, bite-sized pieces!

Special Guests: +Mike Allton, he of the +HootSuite and blogging expertise; +Evernote savant +Jason Frasca 'and the always-organized Laura +L Williams

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Added photos to Face The Book: Louise Bruyn's March on Washington.
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