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And The Valentine’s Day Giveaway Winner Is…

We’ve got a winner for the Valentine’s Day Giveaway: Raquel Ponce de Leon! That’s right: Lucky Raquel has won her very own Unleash the Sloth! Deluxe Gift Set. How’d she feel? “Now I’ll have my very own sloth to cuddle!”

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TWO Giveaways for Valentine’s Day? Yeah, I love you that much.

It’s easy – just hop on over and join the Goldfinch Publishing email list, and I’ll enter you to win an Unleash The Sloth Deluxe Gift Set. Or, head on over to amazon.com to pick up Part One of Where the Hell is Tesla? FREE, for five days starting 2/10.

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Solving the “What do I write about?” problem by Tim Grahl

By far, the question Tim gets most often from writers looking to build their platform is “What do I blog and email about?” He especially hears this from fiction writers. They’ll ask, “I’m a young-adult fantasy author. What do I write about on my blog? I can’t help people make more money or lose …

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Cover Reveal: Recipes for Disaster!

Here it is: the cover to Recipes for Disaster: Eating & Living Well… if You Survive the Apocalypse! Coming in 2015, Recipes for Disaster is a cookbook parody set in post-apocalyptic New England, written by your favorite chef/ entertainer/ impossibly-well-heeled host Margaret Eggsworth.

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Local Author Meet and Greet in Seaford

Today was Seaford’s Local Author Meet and Greet. Made the round and some new friends. Most authors here are self-published, and all shared their stories and their love of writing. Notably, I got to meet Dina Santorelli, author of Baby Grand, and winner of Best of Long Island 2014’s “Best …

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Goldfinch DIY

Fear can keep you from writing and publishing. Conquer it.

It’s very common for writers to fear sharing their work. Taking your extremely personal, fragile thoughts, and exposing them to the big, bad world for judgement? Who wouldn’t be afraid? But there are ways to tackle that fear – to accept its role in your life, but minimize its hold over your work. This week, I …

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Tim Grahl’s ‘How to launch your book with at least 25+ Amazon reviews’

For the past year or so, I’ve been reading and following Tim Grahl, a consultant who helps authors build their platforms and launch books. He’s also the author of Your First 1000 Copies, a tremendously helpful book on marketing your own books. And he gives away tons of great information …

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What’s New at the Writer’s Digest Conference? Convergence

This was my first time at the Writer’s Digest Conference in New York City in August, so actually everything was new to me. But the more I talked to people, and the more sessions I attended, I got the sense that this year was different: Big Publishing was talking more about …

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Books

Unleash the Sloth! 75 Ways to Reach Your Maximum Potential By Doing Less

Here’s the self-help book you’ve always wanted. The one that tells you’re fine just the way you are – and that you can probably get away with doing even less. It sounds like a paradox, I know. But just look at the mighty sloth, who makes no excuses for who he is – and becomes everything he needs to be. And now it’s your turn. Take a nap instead of mowing the lawn. Save yourself a few steps and jaywalk. Save yourself…

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Ready to Get Your Story Out Into the World? Submit Your Work Now.

We’d love to build a relationship that cultivates your very best work, sells books, and helps Goldfinch thrive as a publishing business. To that end, we choose several authors and projects per year for Goldfinch SELECT. For these authors, we professionally curate and pay for the entire publishing process: editing, …

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