Friday, August 13, 2010

Author Panel "Sophomore Success" - Watch the Video!

Sophomore Success: Author Panel at The Writers Junction 24-Hour Literary Marathon from Writers Junction on Vimeo.

We're so pleased to be able to share video from the fantastic Author Panel "Sophomore Success" at our 24-Hour Literary Marathon.  
Authors Brooke BermanBrad ListiMark Sarvas, & Deirdre Shaw  shared their insights from publishing their first novel.  See what lessons they'll bring with them into their second.  Hear about choosing agents, fighting for your cover, grass roots organizing, attacking social marketing, hiring a publicist and generally standing up for yourself and your work.  Learn from their mistakes!  Don't do what they did!  Or do do what they did.  See for yourself.  Check out the video.  

Main take-away: You are your book's best advocate. (Cheat sheet at 56 min and 40 seconds.)

Brooke Berman - No Place Like Home: A Memoir in 39 Apartments
Brad Listi - Attention. Deficit. Disorder.
TWJ member Mark Sarvas - Harry, Revised
TWJ member Deirdre Shaw - Love or Something Like It
Moderator: Eileen Gibson Funke - co-founder of The Junction      

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