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Print sales have been declining for several years as readers find their content online - but now, something unusual is happening.
When was the last time you bought a magazine?
The answer is likely to depend on whether you prefer reading about Theresa May or Taylor Swift.
Magazine sales have generally been falling since the day the inventor of the internet said: "Hey, why don't I invent the internet?"
But the latest ABC figures, released this week, show that sales of certain titles are actually going up.
From August 1, until November 1, 2017, Emrys Journal will be accepting submissions of unpublished fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction on the theme of "Laughter" for their 35th Anniversary Issue.
The Write Idea Poets Prompt:
Poem Title to be “In Another Life …”
“I’m the one they’re singing about, the one in all those tunes;
One who lives on Heart Thoughts and I Love Yous.”
by Terry Lee (from The Rainbow Kid & The Pastel Cowboys circa 1972)
Insider Media Limited is one of the UK’s fastest growing, regional, B2B multimedia companies with award-winning magazine and online teams, market leading business events, and an expanding portfolio of information products and services.
We are looking for a Digital Staff Writer to produce creative and engaging regional email news bulletins and contribute rolling business news to the Insider Media web hub.
Every author wants to have his/her book reviewed. It’s a good way to get exposure for their books and exposure computes into sales. With the rise in the number of new authors each year, there’s a greater need for book reviewers.
Once your book hits bookstore shelves, you've got approximately eight months to produce sales. If your book doesn't prove itself after the eight months, it will almost certainly get pulled. So the time to do your marketing is way before your book even thinks about hitting the shelves.
This is for people who are making plans for a brand new year, and especially people who have decided that in 2015, they are going to stop making unfulfilled promises to themselves for some unspecified time in the future and actually give writing fiction a go. Savvy enough to already know that getting a first novel into print without a publication record is well nigh impossible, they decide that short fiction is the necessary first step.
I never thought I would be in a position to give advice on promoting your work. However, when my book Tempered Hearts was published (December 2000, Writers Exchange E-publishing Co.) I knew my writing career had taken on a whole new range of duties. I had a choice: Sit back and wait for the sales to trickle in or get out there and pound the pavement and make the sales happen.
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