NYT Archives - Joanna Campbell Slan

Does Pre-Ordering a Book Matter?

Great question popped up on one of the lists. The person asked, “Does pre-ordering a book help the author? Is pre-ordering more important than buying a book within the first 3 weeks it comes out?” Here’s my answer: As I understand it, pre-ordering helps a lot. The publisher looks to pre-orders to determine print run–and […]

Cogblogo Ergo Sum

Okay, I’m already writing for three other blogs, (http://killerhobbies.blogspot.com http://forustl.blogspot.com http://midnightwriters.blogspot.com ) plus notes on Crimespace. What the heck am I doing here? It’s simple: I don’t want anyone to take my name. Why? Well, it’s happened to me before (a long, ugly story), and I’m a tad paranoid about it happening again. Cogblogo ergo […]