Tag Archives: publicity

To Shape the Dark: Overture

The launch day of To Shape the Dark is approaching fast, and the trumpet fanfares have started! First there’s the enthusiastic review of the anthology at Analog by Don Sakers. Excerpts: “Most of all, these stories make the reader think. They challenge us to question some cherished conventions of the field (the lone scientist removed […]


Broken launch party and reading!

Do you live in or around the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts? If so, have we got a party for you! Come out to Modern Myths, an amazing local comic shop, on Saturday, November 5, from 5-7pm to celebrate the launch of Susan Jane Bigelow’s stunning debut novel, Broken. Susan will be on hand to do […]

The Reformists want YOU

The Reformists want YOU… …to spread the word about Broken! The Party is calling upon all good citizens to do their duty. That means telling everyone you know about Broken and its upcoming print release – and about Susan Jane Bigelow’s appearance at ComiConn on August 27. To encourage you to do the right thing, […]

Erekos – a starred review!

Congratulations to the immensely talented A.M. Tuomala, whose debut novel Erekos just earned a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly! Debut author Tuomala poetically crafts a complex tale of war and love. Swamp witch Achane loves her dying sister so much that she traps the young woman’s soul in her corpse as a zombi. Inspired by […]

Building a brand

In a conversation sparked by something I posted to Twitter yesterday (we’re @candlemarkgleam, by the way), @ChapterandVoice asked for my five “top tips” for authors who want to build their brand. Now, some of you are probably thinking, “Wait, author marketing? Brand-building? Isn’t that why we have publishers? So that authors are free to just […]