What you need to know about Zoom launch events: interview with Bettye Kearse

What you need to know about Zoom launch events: interview with Bettye Kearse

by Sharon Bially on May 4, 2020

Tell us about your book: BK: According to my family’s oral history, I am the great-great-great-great granddaughter of President James Madison and an enslaved woman named Corrine.  The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President’s Black Family traces my family’s history from the antebellum south to present-day Virginia, Texas, and California and investigates this story, which echoes with the abuses of slavery. Your publication date was March 24, just as the Coronavirus crisis was … Continue reading What you need to know about Zoom launch events: interview with Bettye Kearse

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Optimism for authors in these times: Mary Odgers’ story

by Sharon Bially on April 20, 2020

We hope you’re still holding up alright in this” new normal.”  To remind you of its sunnier side— and that yes, there is a sunnier side!—here is our next inspiring author story: Nurse and life coach Mary Odgers is author of Six Funerals and a Wedding—a memoir about losing her home and a lifetime of memories to a California wildfire and then, just one year later, losing her husband, her father, and her youngest son. … Continue reading Optimism for authors in these times: Mary Odgers’ story

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Optimism for Authors in These Times: Carol Newman Cronin’s Story

by Sharon Bially on April 13, 2020

Many authors are worried about how the devastating Coronavirus crisis will affect their book launch and promotion.  While there are certainly new challenges, here at BookSavvy we’ve also been seeing all sorts of new opportunities. And by finding creative ways to peg our media outreach into the news cycle, we’re getting results that reach far above our expectations. To uplift and inspire you we’ll be sharing these throughout the times ahead. Here’s a great story … Continue reading Optimism for Authors in These Times: Carol Newman Cronin’s Story

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