Tag Archives: Lia Mills books

How to bang your own drum (publicity & promotion notes)

When a book comes out, there’s a small flurry of attention, if you’re lucky.  Reviews, interviews, guest posts on blogs, requests to write short pieces for this slot or that.  If you’re really lucky, you’re invited on to radio and … Continue reading

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The day has finally arrived.  I’m sure everyone will be glad when I move on to talk about something else, but give me this one last chance to thank you all.  Every book has had its sweetnesses and its excitements, … Continue reading

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Publication day!! The Irish Times posted a background piece on their website today: http://bit.ly/1uksnal And here’s a link to Brian Lynch’s generous review in last Saturday’s Independent: http://bit.ly/1uiMC8u  

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I’m a sucker for significant dates and this, the winter solstice, is one of my favourites.  It’s the mid-winter pause, when the sun is said to stop moving.  From here we make our way back up through darkness towards light. … Continue reading

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News & Links

Well.  Fallen, my new novel, has finally left the building.  It’s due out from Penguin Ireland in June 2014. Here’s a link to the catalogue listing: http://www.penguincatalogue.co.uk/hi/general/title.html?titleId=19349&imprintId=1158&catalogueId=256 On the subject of links, the online journal Spolia has posted an abridged version of … Continue reading

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