November 16, 2021

How to Market a Book Using ARCs: What They Are and Why You Need Them

Reading Time: 6 minutesWhen it comes to how to market a book, there’s a lot of industry “jargon” – like the term ARC’s and Galleys. And what’s even more confusing is how and when to use them. The idea behind this blog post is to discuss what they are, and how to use them. First off, let’s discuss what an ARC is. ARCs and Galleys Explained The term ARC stands for Advanced Review Copy. Galley essentially means the same thing but you’ll often see these two terms used interchangeably. The term “Galley copy” is usually reserved for books that are...

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Out of This World SFF Short Story Collections

Tor BooksIn her short story collection, bestselling author Charlie Jane Anders (All the Birds in the Sky) upends genre cliches and revitalizes classic tropes with heartfelt and often pants-wettingly funny social commentary. The stories in this collection, by their very outrageousness, achieve a heightened realism unlike any other. Anders once again proves she is one of the strongest voices in modern science fiction, the writer called by Andrew Sean Greer “this generation’s Le Guin.” Just recently, I discovered that my favorite genre is speculative fiction — also known as SFF (science fiction and fantasy). I won’t get into a whole...

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