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Library Updates

July 12, 2017

You can build your own Kindle!

We have good news for those of you who say "Fussy sounds great, but I don't have a Kindle" — Amazon has a free app to fix that problem! Installing the Kindle app is easy, and we've posted step-by-step instructions with screen shots to help you out. Just launch the...

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June 24, 2015

Making marketing books easy

Anyone who has ever written a book will tell you that it's really hard. That why The Fussy Librarian is always trying to find new ways to make it easier for authors to promote their work. That way, they can get back sooner to doing what they love -- writing....

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June 17, 2015

The Fussy Librarian is super-social

You know The Fussy Librarian is on Facebook and Twitter. But maybe you didn't know about the other networks we've joined. We've been on Pinterest for some time now and are ramping up our pinning with boards like From the Fussy kitchen (literary-inspired recipes) and Bookworm pride (items that proudly...

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March 1, 2015

Where the money goes

Let's answer a question many of you have: What do you do with the money I pay to run a promotion with The Fussy Librarian? After spending most of Saturday preparing my taxes, I have the answers. First, however, let's start with revenue because I have that data, too. REVENUE...

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February 26, 2015

April schedule has been added

Authors: The April schedule has been added, so now's the time to start planning your promotions. Contemporary romance, in particular, will fill up quickly so don't delay.

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October 25, 2014

Back home

We have made it back to Des Moines, so the home office is open again. I'll be giving priority to the 135 books submitted this week and hope to have them processed and scheduled by Tuesday at the latest. Then we'll schedule the books submitted this weekend, etc. Realistically, it...

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October 19, 2014

Vacation this week

We're going someplace warm for a few days and will have limited access to the Internet. Feel free to submit books, but we won't be able to resume scheduling them until Saturday, October 25. Thanks for your understanding.

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March 23, 2014

We're on Pinterest

How many ways do we love books? Let us show you on Pinterest.

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January 26, 2014

Pricing changes for submissions

As the website spends more on marketing in 2014 in order to grow, we need start charging a small fee for submissions. This is based mostly on the number of subscribers in each genre. All books submitted prior to today remain free. $3: Mysteries, thriller, science fiction, young adult, romance...

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November 13, 2013

Eight new options!

We've added EIGHT new categories to make your ebook matches even better, including new options in fantasy (2), mystery (3) and romance (3). Just click "update your preferences" at the bottom of your daily email. The Fussy Librarian now has 40 genre choices -- almost twice as many as other...

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