Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Goodreads Free Promotion Gets Reviews for You

Thought Sharing with Writers visitors and subscribers would like to see this promotion and review-getting idea offered by GoodReads. My poetry partner Maggie Ball remembered this one. Be sure to click through and see how many entries we received for a free copy in just a few hours! If we can do it with poetry, you can do it with a so-called easier-to-promote genre! Thought you'd also like a sample of Maggie's poetry.

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Deeper Into the Pond by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Deeper Into the Pond

by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Released July 12 2011
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Jupiter’s Moons

If I pushed through this mortal cage
flew out past the atmosphere
to find you
my chalky friend
would you reach through the icy crust
of Europa
wet from your briny ocean
your extremophile heart
growing larger from the contamination
of an all too early touch.

Would it be enough
in the transitory evolution of your life
to link up
our temporarily compatible minds
dancing through the lava flows of Io.

Could you teach me
to breathe
thin oxygen
Jupiter's magnetic field
raining onto the surface of Ganymede.

When we part ways
kissing goodbye on Callisto
would you cry Gallilean tears
against my endless female needs
for atmospheres, oceans
amino acids
(Copyright: Magdalena Ball, 2011)

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Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of This Is the Place; Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered; Tracings, a chapbook of poetry; and how to books for writers including, The Frugal Book Promoter: How To Do What Your Publisher Won't; The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success; and Great Little Last Minute Editing Tips for Writers . The Great First Impression Book Proposal is her newest booklet for writers. She has three FRUGAL books for retailers including A Retailer’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions: How To Increase Profits and Spit in the Eyes of Economic Downturns with Thrifty Events and Sales Techniques. Some of her other blogs are, a blog where authors can recycle their favorite reviews. She also blogs at all things editing, grammar, formatting and more at The Frugal, Smart and Tuned-In Editor . If your followers at Twitter would benefit from this blog post, please use the little Green widget to let them know about this blog:

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