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Book Signings: So Much More Than Selling Books

By Chris Mandeville The author book signing: you sit behind piles of your gorgeous books, surrounded by adoring readers who buy your books and have you autograph them. Awesome right? But unfortunately not always realistic. Unless you are very famous, book signings can be dull affairs where the author sits alone twiddling her thumbs, smiling nervously and hoping someone will

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 092 – Charles de Lint

In Episode 92, Mark Lefebvre interviews Charles de Lint, who is the author of more than seventy books. Renowned as one of the trailblazers of the modern fantasy genre, Charles is the recipient of the World Fantasy, Aurora, Sunburst, and White Pine awards, among others. De Lint is a poet, folklorist, artist, songwriter and performer. He has written critical essays,

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Last chance: eRead Local ends Nov 29

November 29 marks the end of #eReadLocal, our 100-day incentive program to encourage US customers to sign up for a Kobo account affiliated with their local independent bookstore. For this limited time, every US customer who signs up will receive a $5 credit towards their first purchase, and the bookstore will receive $5 and be eligible for great prizes included

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eRead Local: Help Support Local Independent Bookstores

Kobo is launching an exciting incentive program to reward local bookstores in the US and their customers for choosing to eRead Local. We’re inviting stores and booklovers to participate in a 100-day challenge from August 22 – November 29, 2015. Authors and readers, you are an essential part of this challenge, and we need your help to spread the word!

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 033 – Northern Colorado Writers Conference

This episode, recorded in collaboration with the Northern Colorado Writers Conference, opens in a conversation with Rich Keller, Assistant Director and Electronics Media Manager of Northern Colorado Writers, as well as an author, editor and the publisher of Wooden Pants Publishing. Rich talks about: the use of humor in his writing and publishing and how specific humor can be for

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