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Author Archives: Dana Barrett

Author Perspectives Podcast: Mary Kay Andrews

Join podcast host Dana Barrett (MidtownReview.com) for a chat with New York Times-bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews (SUMMER RENTAL). In today’s podcast, Mary Kay Andrews and I talk about how the world of publicity has changed in the digital era and about the editors’ role in developing new writing talent. We also chat about the “clutter” on shelves and how to find a quality book without wasting time and money.

Author Perspectives Podcast: Mary Alice Monroe

Join podcast host Dana Barrett (MidtownReview.com) for a chat with New York Times-bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe (THE BUTTERFLY’S DAUGHTER). In today’s episode of the PublishingTrendsetter.com podcast, Mary Alice Monroe and I talk about the independent bookstore’s perspective, how authors can get noticed in an ever changing digital climate, and the author’s and publicists roles in getting the word out.  We also talk about the value of the regional markets.

Author Perspectives Podcast: Justin Cronin, Part II

Join podcast host Dana Barrett (MidtownReview.com) for Part II of her interview with New York Times-bestselling author Justin Cronin (The Passage). In today’s episode of the PublishingTrendsetter.com Podcast, Justin and I talk about the need for editors to edit – no matter what form a book is being delivered in, and no matter how famous the author.  We also talk about eReaders and the digital market along with the self-publishing/author direct models that are looming.

Author Perspectives Podcast: Justin Cronin, Part I

Welcome to the debut of the Publishing Trendsetters Podcast where host Dana Barrett (MidtownReview.com) asks authors what they REALLY think about our rapidly changing business. Let’s face it, without authors, we’d all be out of work. We’re in this industry because we love books: we love a good story, we love to read, and we love being a part of creating beautiful books and getting them into the hands of readers. So what do authors think of all the changes going on in our business? What are they worried about? […]