It has been your dream to become a published author and the day finally came! You have a hard copy in your hands and it feels awesome!� Of course you want everyone to know, you announced it on your blog and include it your About Page but is that enough? No, it's never enough!
Did you know that you have a few options to sell your book right on your Typepad blog? It's true, and today we will explain how.�
Typepad blogger Emily Martin from The Black Apple writes children's books. In her sidebar she has thumbail images of each book linking to it's Amazon and Powell Book's listings.� You can do the same by adding a sidebar image and linking the image to your book listing online. �We have an Amazon plug-in you can easily insert into your sidebar too. If you have a special affiliate widget you would like to use, you can insert the widget the code by going to Design > Content > Embed Your Own HTML.
I heard the author of Haunted Empire today on KCRW's Market Place. The book takes a critical look at Apple and Steve Jobs. I was surprised to see a deluge of negative reviews on Amazon and wonder about the reviews' authenticity.
My wife's sister Jenny recommended Emotional Q by Susan Albers, which I hope to read soon. The book addresses emotional eating and alternative solutions. My guess is that similar principles apply to emotional consumerism, a situation I'm looking at as a watch obsessive. I'm also a food obsessive, so I should reader Emotional Q, sooner than later.
I heard DW Gibson on KPCC's The Story last night talking about his book Not Working, a collection of interviews with people who've been laid-off since the 2008 Great Recession.
Losing money and a house and relationship, Gibson says, is devastating, but he points out that there is an even deeper trauma of lost identity and being uprooted that presents the greatest existential challenge of all.
Author of the fascinating The Culture Code (in which he says our Reptile always wins with the battle against our Cortex), Clotaire Rapaille was the one who came up with oversized bathrooms in hotels and restaurants because these latrine palaces became hideouts, a need deep in our "codes." His ideas have proven so successful that he gets paid millions to consult dozens of corporations. His work is featured in the documentary The Persuaders.