Tag Archives: Book Fairs

It’s official! I’m going to the UK for the London International Book Fair and a signing tour. Eek! I cannot wait! I have a fabulous street team on the ground in the UK taking care of business. We’re still working on venues and exact times, but here’s the schedule. If you’re in the UK, I hope you’ll come see me! I want to meet each and every one of you. *grins* Stay tuned here for more information, or follow my Facebook page and/or any of the Event pages we’ve set up (links below). London Facebook Event Page York Facebook Event … Continue reading

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Many of you joined in on all the fun with the release of the newsletter last week, followed by celebrating 2,500+ “Likes” on the Facebook page. If you were in on that, then all of this is old news and you have my permission to go do something more interesting. Like watching that bird sing “Bodies on the Floor.” Much more entertaining than what I have here. But if you missed out because you don’t subscribe to the newsletter and want to know what’s going on in the writing life of Author Kristie Cook for 2013 (ugh – sounds like … Continue reading

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As you know, my publishing team and I traveled over to the Miami Book Fair International a couple weekends ago. It was a long three days, after which we were completely exhausted. We didn’t sell a ton of books, but we did sell some to people who may have otherwise never heard of Promise or Kristie Cook. And we had fun and learned quite a bit, too. So here’s what I learned, from an author’s perspective to other writers: Big is not always great. – MBFI touts that approximately 500,000 people walk the street fair. It’s also nearly 30 years … Continue reading

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A couple members from my publishing team, a writer friend and I went to the Naples Books & Authors Festival this past weekend. It was a last minute decision, so we didn’t go to any of the panel discussions or classes. We walked along Naples’ posh Fifth Avenue, where authors had tables at various restaurants and shops, pawning their books and autographs. We were given a “passport” and if we had it signed by at least 15 authors, we entered it into a drawing. Some (quite rude) people at the festival hopped from author to author just to get their … Continue reading

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