New Book Alert: Heather’s Mannequin by Corey Toomey

Connecticut Authors and Publisher’s Association is happy to share that one of our members, Corey Toomey published his New Adult Fiction book Heather’s Mannequin on April 8, 2022. About the book: THE HEART-STOPPING DEBUT FROM ATHENA’S DREAM PUBLISHING—AN ACTION ADVENTURE COMBINING NEW ADULT FICTION AND CLASSIC LITERATURE. Cast out of a world that destroyed halfContinue reading “New Book Alert: Heather’s Mannequin by Corey Toomey”

New Book Alert: Amidst the Darkness by Debbie Tosun Kilday

Connecticut Authors and Publisher’s Association is happy to share that one of our members, and longtime board member, Debbie Tosun Kilday published her poetry book Amidst the Darkness on March 17, 2022. About the book: “Amidst the Darkness”, by Debbie Tosun Kilday is a series of poems the author writes by observing people, her surroundings,Continue reading “New Book Alert: Amidst the Darkness by Debbie Tosun Kilday”

New Book Alert: Accidental Gangster: Dutch Schultz and Me by Harriet Goodman Grayson

Connecticut Authors and Publisher’s Association is happy to share that one of our members, Harriet Goodman Grayson published her historical fiction book Accidental Gangster: Dutch Schultz and Me on March 15, 2022. About the book: Welcome to Prohibition and the Roaring Twenties. Meet Goldy Goldfarb, the “Accidental Gangster,” who is recruited by Dutch Schultz toContinue reading “New Book Alert: Accidental Gangster: Dutch Schultz and Me by Harriet Goodman Grayson”

Guideline for New Authors Part 1 ~ Guest Post from Mark L. Dressler

Guest blog post by CAPA member Mark L. Dressler Ask yourself why you are writing your story. Is the reason to make money? Is the reason self-satisfaction? Or both? What is your story? A book, novella, short story? (Word count will dictate this industry categorization.) What is the genre? Memoir, mystery, fantasy, romance, or anotherContinue reading “Guideline for New Authors Part 1 ~ Guest Post from Mark L. Dressler”

Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association Names Robyn-Jay Bage as President

Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association (CAPA) voted last month that Robyn-Jay Bage, M.P.A. will become the next president of the organization. Her appointment took effect on January 1, 2022. An administrator by trade, Robyn has over 30 years of experience in the operation of nonprofit organizations and is currently a professor teaching business, management, andContinue reading “Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association Names Robyn-Jay Bage as President”

Tips for Categories on Amazon

If you’re an indie/self-published author, keeping track of your Categories on Amazon is a useful tool to help boost visibility for your books–and it likely won’t cost you anything either. I’m going to show you some tips on your categories and also walk through why they’re important. When you publish through Amazon’s KDP, they allowContinue reading “Tips for Categories on Amazon”