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Ask a Book Publicist with Cameron Dezen Hammon

Book publicist and author Cameron Dezen Hammon discusses the work of a book publicist, which social media avenues to explore and which ones not to waste money on. She also shares the value of Bookstagrammers and what it's like working with a book publicist to market...

On Being Human & A Writer…with Jen Pastiloff

  We're only human and we all struggle to quiet the IA - our inner asshole - as Jen Pastiloff coined it. In this episode Jen shares how her agent found her, what it's like building a large social platform and using a street team based on community sharing to...

The Weekend Book Proposal with Kirsten Ott Palladino

Kirsten Ott Palladino, co-founder of Equally Wed.com the digital leader for gay, lesbian, transgender, queer and bisexual weddings, penned the perfect book proposal in just one weekend! Listen in as she shares her experience writing a book proposal in 48 hours, which...

Poetic Memoir with Nastashia Minto

Nastashia Minto author and poet of the memoir NAKED: The rhythm and groove of it. The length and depth to it. discusses how she published her work, set up readings and marketed her memoir. Nastashia Minto is an African American woman who was born in South Georgia and...

Writing & Promoting Your Memoir with Nicole Chung

Nicole Chung discusses life as an editor in chief for Catapult Magazine and writing her memoir All You Can Ever Know. She shares how long it took to write the proposal and the book as well as navigating book tours, writing about adoption as a transracial adoptee....

Ask an Agent with Eric Smith of P.S. Literary Agency

Book Agent Eric Smith of P.S. Literary discusses life as a Literary Agent and MFA Professor. What platform really means to book agents, queries that grab his attention, a typical day in the life of a literary agent and forthcoming works by his clients. Eric Smith is a...

Renegade Writing, Book Touring & Ranch Living with Pam Houston

Award Winning Author Pam Houston discusses her memoir, Deep Creek Finding Hope In The High Country. Listen in as she shares her writing and editing process, the moment when her editor read the first draft and said it wasn't the book she was expecting and how Pam...

From Novel to Netflix with Yangsze Choo

Yangsze Choo discusses how she wrote her second book, The Night Tiger after the success of her first novel, The Ghost Bride. What did it take to get back into writing and how different was the publishing process the second time around? She'll share how to navigate...

The Unconventional Memoir with Reema Zaman

  Award-winning author Reema Zaman shares her experience writing, pitching and publishing her memoir, I Am Yours. I Am Yours is the first English-language memoir written by a Bangladeshi woman that explores the intersection of personal and political with such...

Rock Your Book Tour with Tabitha Blankenbiller

Hosting your own book tour with author Tabitha Blankenbiller discusses the unique ways in which you can connect with book stores, local businesses and publications to promote your book. Tabitha toured with her debut memoir, Eats of Eden to rave reviews. Here she'll...

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About Crystal-Lee

About Crystal-Lee

Hey, there I'm Crystal-Lee Quibell, published author with a particular love for memoir. I'm a champion for the written word and an obsessive book collector with a serious case of wanderlust. Read More

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