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NOW SYNDICATED ON 47 RADIO STATION ACROSS AMERICA

Many Mystery Writer of America Grand Masters have been guests...

New York Times Best Selling Authors promote their newest releases...

VIPs of the Publishing World - From Pegasus Books & Smashwords

A Medal of Honor recipient, a Poet Laureate and inspiring speakers...

Award winning author, Mike Resnick, who has become a beloved friend...

Fantastic young authors at the beginning of their careers...

Famous Literary Agents...they are worth their weight in gold...

Fantastic authors who you can cozy up to...

Celebrity guests talk about their books...

Brilliant authors who make history come alive...

Lots of sci-fi writers have sent Joy on Paper into wonderful new worlds...

No lawyer jokes -- these legal eagles know how to write!

These are go-to favorite authors. Their books never disappoint...

These authors are inspired...and inspiring....

Some of my favorite guests...   (By the way, KD is my Goddaughter and she did her first NaNoWriMo last year. I am so proud of her!)



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BOOK DEALS - WHAT AGENTS ARE HOT?

Laura Rennert at the Andrea Brown Literary Agency got a preempt deal for the world rights of Victoria Piontek’s middle grade novel, Below. It sounds like a fascinating story set in the Everglades about a 12-year-old girl named Sparrow whose best friend is a ghost. This is Victoria’s debut novel. Congratulations! All of you story book, Middle Grade and YA authors, remember that Andrea Brown’s agency is the best in those categories. Check out her Big Sur Workshop. It is THE place you want to be to meet the top people in the business.

Gordon Warnock at Fuse Literary got a six-figure deal for two books for Kerry Lonsdale, whose first book, Everything We Keep, a Kindle First (7/16) reached one million readers through a combination of sales and subscription downloads.  

Barbara Poelle at the Irene Goodman Agency, sold a book to Todd Hunter at Atria. It sounds fascinating -- it is a deep look into race relations in the U.S.

(more agent news)


YOU NEED A BUSINESS PLAN FOR YOUR BOOK

Denise Grover Swank was a recent guest on Joy on Paper. She just hit the 2.4 million plus sale of her books. She started in November 2009 by doing NaNoWriMo. In just over eight years she has written 30 books that are now being translated into half a dozen languages.  A widow with six kids, Denise is an inspiration to all writers. Check out her Blog and her 3-part Business Plan.  You can learn a lot from her about branding, promoting and setting goals and then working like crazy to become a success.

IN JUST 2 YEARS PATZI HAS INTERVIEWED OVER 200 FANTASTIC AUTHORS, LITERARY AGENTS AND LEADERS IN THE PUBLISHING WORLD

Click here to read an articles about the 2nd Anniversary of Joy on Paper

 

WHAT'S THE BUZZ? What books should you read? What books shouldn't you miss?

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Joy on Paper is happy to welcome Robert K. Tanenbaum and Rita Moreau as Guest Contributors. Bob reviews the essential' books -- the ones you should not miss. Rita reviews mysteries that will keep you guessing to the end.

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OUR OWN 'LEGAL EAGLE' - BILL LARSON

Every month our own Legal Eagle, Bill Larson of Larson & Larson, comes to the studio to answer author's questions about intellectual property and to bring us news about authors who have found themselves in legal trouble.  

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WRITING IS FUN, BUT YOU ALSO NEED TO KNOW THE BUSINESS OF PROMOTING

CLICK TO GET FREE KDP CALCULATOR

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Check out Dave's Kindlepreneur website -- he has lots of valuable information to share with you about KEY WORDS & PROMOTIONS. My favorite is his FREE Calculator - it is so much fun to see real sales for your books and for everyone else's books. It gives you a clear vision of where you are and where you want to go. 

THE BUSINESS OF WRITING

Jane Friedman

Author of Publishing 101

There are many bloggers out there with great advice for both new and experienced writers. Jane is famous in the business and her blog is always full of great ideas. Neal is another blogger who has studied the business of writing and you can learn a lot from him.

Click on their photos to go to their websites.

Neal Literland

The Literary Mercenary


More fantastic authors that have been on Joy on Paper...

It is an honor for Joy on Paper to promote books that make a difference...

Michael Bornstein & Debbie Bornstein Holinstat

Michael Bornstein & Debbie Bornstein Holinstat