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32 Book Awards Authors Should Pursue for 2013
04 April 2013
Book Reviews, December 2014, Science Fiction & Fantasy
32 Book Awards Authors Should Pursue for 2013
“Do book awards matter?” YES!! As a book publicist I am here to inform you that yes, they absolutely do matter! In fact, one of my clients won the prestigious Los Angeles Book Festival award. That then led to a flurry of media interest, which subsequently led to a major New York agent deciding to represent the book and pitch it to all the major publishing houses. Deals are in the offing. This author, needless to say, is happy he decided to enter.
How to Get Traffic to Your Author Website
30 April 2013
Book Reviews, December 2014, Science Fiction & Fantasy
How to Get Traffic to Your Author Website
The author website or blog is an essential book marketing tool, and it’s important for authors to understand how to get people to their site. Google Analytics (a tool for measuring website traffic) tracks four different ways that visitors land on websites. Let’s take a closer look at these four sources of author website traffic.
Bad Reviews Suck…and Why I Don’t Care
18 July 2012
Book Reviews, December 2014, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Bad Reviews Suck…and Why I Don’t Care
Let’s talk about reviews, shall we? We’ve all read instances where an author acts poorly in the face of a one or two-star review. It’s usually referred to as ‘authors behaving badly,’ usually for good reason.
Must-Have iPhone Apps  for Authors & Writers
09 October 2014
Book Reviews, December 2014, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Must-Have iPhone Apps for Authors & Writers
As a modern-day writer, you've learned when and where you write best. Rarely, I'm sure, does inspiration strike when you're seated at your desk in front of your computer at 9:00 am. More likely, you're inspired while you're out and about. To efficiently capture and save every new idea, detail, story line, etc., you need to download some new apps to your iPhone. The list below will help you research, brainstorm, write, and even publish your work, whether you're at home, at the office, or in the middle of daily errands. Check 'em out.
The Complete Stories of Philip K. Dick: Volume 5, We Can Remember It For You Wholesale (1963-1981)
11 September 2014
Book Reviews, December 2014, Science Fiction & Fantasy
The Complete Stories of Philip K. Dick: Volume 5, We Can Remember It For You Wholesale (1963-1981)
Philip K. Dick is one of science fiction's masters. Among the great science fiction authors, he is in the top five of most people’s lists, including mine. While his work tends to be overshadowed by many of his peers who were writing at the same time, Philip K. Dick wrote many iconic stories that are still with us today, and still relevant many years later.

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October 31, 2014
William Gibson - The Peripheral
Starts: 1:00 pm
Ends: October 31, 2014 - 2:00 pm
Location: Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
November 1, 2014
Market to Table: Cooking Demonstrations by Cookbook Authors
Starts: 10:30 am
Ends: November 1, 2014 - 12:30 pm
Location: Book Passage at the Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco
Description: On Saturday mornings, chefs and cookbook authors lead free cooking demonstrations using seasonal ingredients from the Farmers Market. Join them in the CUESA kitchen (North Arcade) for tips, recipes, and a sample. Book Passage will be there with the books.
Diane Sanfilippo, Nabil Boumrar & Caitlin Weeks - Mediterranean Paleo Cooking
Starts: 12:30 pm
Ends: November 1, 2014 - 1:30 pm
Location: 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco
Peg Conley - Imagine the Life You Want to Live, Then Live It
Starts: 1:00 pm
Ends: November 1, 2014 - 2:00 pm
Location: Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
JCCSF presents Eric Carle - Puppet show with the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia
Starts: 2:00 pm
Ends: November 1, 2014 - 3:00 pm
Location: JCCSF: 3200 California St, San Francisco
Dori Greenspan - Baking Chez Moi: Recipes from My Paris Home to Your Home Anywhere
Starts: 3:00 pm
Ends: November 1, 2014 - 4:00 pm
Location: Omnivore Books: 3885a Cesar Chaves St, San Francisco
Tommy Rosen - Recovery 2.0
Starts: 4:00 pm
Ends: November 1, 2014 - 5:00 pm
Location: Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
JCCSF presents Eric Carle - Puppet show with the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia
Starts: 5:00 pm
Ends: November 1, 2014 - 6:00 pm
Location: JCCSF: 3200 California St, San Francisco
November 2, 2014
Sunday Morning Storytime with Christopher Smith
Starts: 11:00 am
Ends: November 2, 2014 - 12:00 pm
Location: Author Appearance - , “” Book Passage - 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera
Description: Sunday Morning Storytime with Christopher Smith at Book Passage, Corte Madera
Starting September 12!
Sundays • 11:00 am • Free
Summer is over and Christopher is back! Singer-songwriter Christopher Smith has been writing music and performing in the Bay Area for over 20 years. Smith writes well-crafted story songs that aim for the heart. Children of all ages—and adults—love him!

These events are free and take place at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, unless otherwise noted. For information or to reserve autographed books, call 415-927-0960 or go to http://www.bookpassage.com.
Marcus Samuelsson - Marcus Off-Duty - The Recipes I Cook at Home
Starts: 3:00 pm
Ends: November 2, 2014 - 4:00 pm
Location: Omnivore Books: 3885a Cesar Chaves St, San Francisco
John Byrne Cooke - On the Road with Janis Joblin
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 2, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
November 3, 2014
Catamaran Literary Reader: Tom Christensen, Jane Vandenburgh, Barbara Tannenbaum, Steve Woodhams
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: November 3, 2014 - 7:00 pm
Location: 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco
Left Coast Writers Literary Salon
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 3, 2014 - 9:00 pm
Location: Book Passage - 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera
Description: Left Coast Writers®
A Literary Salon Led by Linda Watanabe McFerrin
1st Monday each month • 7:00-9:00 pm • $120 per year
Left Coast Writers meetings provide literary connections, support, counsel, readings, writing tips, literary chat, unabashed networking, and great fun. Many local authors are active members of this group. Meetings feature presentations by Bay Area literary figures. In addition, LCW hosts a variety of other activities to launch the books of members, to explore publishing
alternatives, and to network with others in the industry.
Will Pye - Blessed with a Brain Tumor
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 3, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Books Inc, Palo Alto; Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, 94301
Robert L. Okin, MD - Silent Voices
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 3, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Books Inc, Opera Plaza; 601 Van Ness, SF, 94102
Corky, Lori, Dana, & Tracy Pollan with Samin Nosrat - The Pollan Family Table
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 3, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Books Inc, Berkeley; 1760 4th St, Berkely, 94710
Laurie R. King - Garment of Shadows
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 3, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
Tom Gilroy - Somebody Else's Nowhere
Starts: 7:30 pm
Ends: November 3, 2014 - 8:30 pm
Location: Books Inc, The Castro; 2275 Market St, SF, 94114
November 4, 2014
Don Joseph Goeway - The End of Stress
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: November 4, 2014 - 7:00 pm
Location: 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco
Robert Carmack - The Burma Cookbook
Starts: 6:30 pm
Ends: November 4, 2014 - 7:30 pm
Location: Omnivore Books: 3885a Cesar Chaves St, San Francisco
Stephen Seager - Behind the Gates of Gomorrah
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 4, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
Will Boast - Epilogue
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 4, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Green Apple Books On The Park: 1231 9th Ave, San Francisco, 94122
Amaranth Ravva - American Canyon
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 4, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Green Apple Books, 2nd floor: 506 Clement St, San Francisco
November 5, 2014
Colm Toibin - Nora Webster
Starts: 1:00 pm
Ends: November 5, 2014 - 2:00 pm
Location: Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
Margarita Carrillo Arronte - Mexico: The Cookbook
Starts: 6:30 pm
Ends: November 5, 2014 - 7:30 pm
Location: Omnivore Books: 3885a Cesar Chaves St, San Francisco
Evette Davis - Dark Horse
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 5, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Green Apple Books, 2nd floor: 506 Clement St, San Francisco
Bryan Stephenson - Just Mercy
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 5, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
November 6, 2014
Margarita Carrillo Arronte - Mexico: The Cookbook
Starts: 12:00 pm
Ends: November 6, 2014 - 1:00 pm
Location: 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco
Jennifer Tyler Lee - The 52 New Foods Challenge
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: November 6, 2014 - 7:00 pm
Location: Books Inc, Burlingame: 1375 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame
J.M. Mitchell - The Height of Secrecy
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: November 6, 2014 - 7:00 pm
Location: 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco
Talia Baiocchi - Sherry: A Modern Guide to the Wine World's Best-Kept Secret
Starts: 6:30 pm
Ends: November 6, 2014 - 7:30 pm
Location: Omnivore Books: 3885a Cesar Chaves St, San Francisco
Elena Mauli Shaprio - In the Red
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 6, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Books Inc, Berkeley; 1760 4th St, Berkely, 94710
Lindsey Grant - Sleeps with Dogs: Tales of a Pet Nanny at the End of Her Leash
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 6, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Books Inc, Alameda; 1344 park St, Alameda, 94501
Matthew Gavin Frank - Preparing the Ghost
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 6, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Green Apple Books On The Park: 1231 9th Ave, San Francisco, 94122
Heather Greene - Whisk(e )y Distilled
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: November 6, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
Katie Gilmartin - Blackmail, My Love
Starts: 7:30 pm
Ends: November 6, 2014 - 8:30 pm
Location: Books Inc, The Castro; 2275 Market St, SF, 94114

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