The Sales Cycle and the Author

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Many traditionally published authors are unaware of how early the sales team is involved in the publishing process. For starters, the sales department is always represented in acquisitions meetings. If sales say they can’t see a market for a book, it will rarely get across the line and earn a publishing contract for the author, no matter how much the acquiring publisher loves it. This is different from earlier times when publishing departments were totally autonomous. Nowadays every department has input into the buying process, but the need to turn a profit and stay in business means it is vital …

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Member New Releases | October 2018

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Bound by a One-Night VowMelanie MilburneHarlequin PresentsDigital & PrintLearn MoreConsequence of the Greek’s RevengeTrish MoreyHarlequin Mills & BoonDigital & PrintLearn MoreFool Me ForeverAinslie PatonEntangled AmaraDigital & PrintLearn MoreMelting Her HeartCamille TaylorIndie PublishedDigitalLearn MoreNothing To HideClaire BostonBantilly PublishingPrintLearn MorePlay ThingNicola MarshHarlequin Mills & BoonPrintLearn MoreReunited with her Brooding SurgeonEmily ForbesMills & BoonPrintLearn MoreThe Football WhispererMel A RoweIndie PublishedDigitalLearn MoreThe Heart of a BluestockingRenee DahliaEscape PublishingDigitalLearn MoreThe Millionaire Mountain ClimberLaura BoonThe Wild Rose PressDigital & PrintLearn MoreThe Virgin’s GambleGina HollandsThe Wild Rose PressDigital & PrintLearn MoreThe Wedding ObsessionMadeline AshTule PublishingDigitalLearn More

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Perfect Pacing

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Presented by Lauren Clarke Course Dates – 2ndOctober to 29thOctober Cost: RWA Member – $55. Non-RWA Member – $80. Try-booking Link–www.trybooking.com/TVWH About the course…. Perfect your pacing in this Online Workshop with Lauren Clarke. Sign up now in order to: Learn more about page-turning quality – why it is important and what you can do to achieve it. Start your story with a bang. Discover the question-and-answer technique (a simple tool that will revolutionise your writing). Perfect your language choice to make your story shine. Participants will gain: Knowledge of the fundamentals of pacing; An understanding of why pacing is important; …

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Make Facebook your Friend

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Presented by Sara Hood Course Dates – 2ndOctober to 29thOctober Cost: RWA Member – $55. Non-RWA Member – $80. Try-booking Link–www.trybooking.com/TXIC About the course…. This course will cover how to use Facebook to sell more books, in particular: Understanding what Facebook is and what it isn’t How Facebook fits into your sales funnel Insights into the Facebook algorithm and how it works Why a business page is critical to have and why you’re an idiot if you’re running your author page off a personal profile! How to use free Facebook features to cut the amount of time you spent in there …

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Ripping Start 2019

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Our first competition for the RWA year – the Ripping Start – opens 3 September 2018. Aspiring and Emerging Members – send in your first 1500 words for the chance to win: A 60K manuscript assessment from Word Witchery. Learn More

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Member New Releases | September 2018

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Nancy DrewA Sailors DaughterMercurial PublishingDigitalLearn MoreSasha CottmanAn Italian Count for ChristmasIndie PublishedPrintLearn MoreSandra AntonelliAt Your ServiceIndie PublishedDigitalLearn MoreRachel RinettiBirthday BoyIndie PublishedDigitalLearn MoreTess LeSueBound for SinPenguin/BerkleyPrintLearn MoreMV EllisCold, Hard & HeartlessIndie PublishedPrintLearn MoreLeisl LeightonDangerous EchoesEscape PublishingPrintLearn MoreMarie DryDawn of the CyborgBlack Opal BooksPrintLearn MoreTJ HamiltonEchoes of the PastEscape PublishingDigitalLearn MoreDaniel de LorneEmbers and EchoesEscape PublishingDigitalLearn MoreCarolyn WrenGlittering ObsessionSerenity PressPrintLearn MoreWendy DaviesGood Enough for LoveIndie PublishedPrintLearn MoreShannon CurtisHope EchoesEscape PublishingDigitalLearn MoreSuzy ShearerJakeEvernight PublishingDigitalLearn MoreClaire BostonNothing to HideBantilly PublishingPrintLearn MoreDarry Fraser, Penelope Janu, Fiona Lowe, Eva Scott and Jacquie UnderdownOur Country ChristmasHarlequin MiraPrintLearn MoreCarla CarusoOutback ShimmerLuminosity PublishingDigitalLearn MoreSusanna RogersParallax ErrorIndie PublishedDigitalLearn MoreMV EllisPushing …

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Harnessing Your Reader’s Psychology – with Tamar Sloan

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Long before I was a writer, I was a psychologist. The study of the whys of what we do drew me like the smell of roast turkey on Christmas day. There was no point in fighting it, for me, it’s practically a primal need. Discovering the evolutionary, biological, and psychological drives behind the choices we make fascinated me. I was always asking ‘but, why?’. Why do we say what we should do, but then do the exact opposite? Why do we fear something that might never happen? Why can’t I say no to cheesecake? So when I discovered writing, it …