To market, to market

Over the last few years, I’ve met several authors who have been marketing their books. Most are independent. Some have hybrid contracts with publishing houses, and a few have traditional contracts. But I wouldn’t have met most of them if they hadn’t traveled to a book store or author fair or conference to talk about their books. Knowing something about marketing is critical these days. Here are four tips to consider.

4 Tactics To Create Brand Loyalty Through Relationship Marketing.
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/245439?ctp=BizDev&src=Syndication&msc=LinkedInPulse

Scifi for me, please

If you asked me, I’d have to admit to wanting my scifi free of fantasy elements. Can’t help it. While I don’t mind dragons in movies, I’m not so willing to read about them. I want my “Ship who Sang.” You can have those “dragons of Perth.” This post explains the differences, the fusions, and their futures well.
Who Got Fantasy in My Science Fiction? – Charlie’s Diary.
http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2015/04/who-got-fantasy-in-my-science-.html