Monday, April 21, 2014

Detroit Native to Host Book Signing at Arab American National Museum Saturday, April 26, 2014

Detroit Native to Host Book Signing at Arab American National Museum 

New Book, Idiot's Guides: The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook, Offers Readers a Taste of the Mediterranean

WHEN:   Saturday, April 26, 2014 
              4:00 – 6:00pm

WHERE:   Arab American National Museum 
                13624 Michigan Avenue 
                Dearborn, MI 48126

WHAT:   Food personality Denise Hazime, creator of and recently-named Hidden Valley Sandwich Superstar, will conduct a book signing for her new cookbook, Idiot's Guides: The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook. The book, which includes over 200 delicious Mediterranean recipes, serves as a guide for readers wishing to indulge in a healthy, balanced, and flavorful lifestyle. The signing will include an opportunity to speak with Hazime, as well as the chance to sample recipes from The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook.

Denise "DedeMed" Hazime

WHO:   Denise "DedeMed" Hazime acquired a love of Mediterranean cooking at a very young age, growing up in a large Lebanese family steeped in rich culinary tradition. Exposed early on to a range of cooking techniques from her mother, Denise continues her love of cooking at her website, Dede's Mediterranean Kitchen (, where she teaches how to cook the Mediterranean way through easy instructional videos. Denise has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, on CNN, in Coast Magazine, and in many other nationwide outlets.

Idiot's Guides: The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook 
Author: Denise Hazime 
ISBN: 9781615644452 
Alpha Books, April 2014, $18.95

Media Contact: 
Stephie Swope 
Wilks Communications 
Phone: 708-434-5006 

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**To interview the author, or to request a copy for review, please contact Wilks Communications at, or call 708.434.5006.** 

Sunday, April 20, 2014

My book marketing experiment by spending $10 on Leave a comment

In January I mentioned I was checking out for some book marketing and asked if anyone else had done anything on there.

No one responded except to say they've used them for graphic designs. I've done that also, but I wanted to know if five dollars could be spent to get sales.

Other authors offlined me and asked if I would send them the results so this is just my experience with the whole thing…


The Literary World of Sylvia Hubbard

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Hockey great Gordie Howe to release book in October #motownlit #michlit

New York — Hockey great Gordie Howe has a book deal.

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Authors & Book Bloggers on Instagram via @jfBookman

Kate Tilton presents Authors on Instagram (Master List) posted at Kate Tilton’s Blog, saying, “We all know social media is a powerful way to market your work. But with all the social media platforms it can be overwhelming. Now authors can easily connect with other authors on Instagram with this master list, making things a little easier.”

Kate Tilton presents Book Bloggers on Instagram (Master List) posted at Kate Tilton’s Blog, saying, “Social media is a powerful way to market your book. When starting out on a new platform it can be difficult to know who to follow and connect with. Now with this master list of book bloggers, authors have the perfect place to start on Instagram.”

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