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cover endorsements

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Helen_Davis
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cover endorsements

Postby Helen_Davis » Wed June 24th, 2015, 8:22 pm

My publisher wants me to look into getting cover endorsements for Cleopatra Unconquered, my upcoming novel. Do any of the published authors on here have any tips?
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donroc
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Postby donroc » Mon June 29th, 2015, 5:22 pm

I am not being snarky, but first, does your publisher have any credible authors in his stable to endorse your novel? After that, the standard advice is to find other authors, people of note, or advance reviews to be quoted.

I leave more advice to others on this site.
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Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

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EvangelineH
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Postby EvangelineH » Thu July 2nd, 2015, 3:29 am

I second Don's response.

Approach authors via their agents to cut down on hurt feelings or feeling imposed upon.

Or ask them if you are friends/friendly.

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