P.M. Terrell – From Author To Promoter

On May 31st, 2007 at 8:00PM EDT Irene Watson and Victor Volkman spoke with Patricia Terrell, the author of 8 books, including the how-to book “Take the Mystery out of Promoting Your Book” . She shared with us the innovative ways she has developed to market her books at virtually no cost including school and library lectures, civic involvement, fan newsletters, mystery-lovers reading groups, and many other strategies. Patricia also helps us grapple with the big shift from being an author to proactive promoter of your work. Additionally, P.M. Terrell is the author of three internationally acclaimed suspense/thrillers: Ricochet, Kickback and The China Conspiracy, and four computer textbooks. More information can be obta
ined through the author’s web site at www.pmterrell.com or www.mysterypromotion.com Look for her latest suspense this fall- “Songbirds are Free” which is inspired by a true story!
Patricia does more than just write about crime. She is a strong supporter of The Virginia Crime Stoppers Association and its affiliated Crime Solvers, Crime Stoppers, and Crime Lines. On April 1, she was with Virginia Governor Mark Warner when he signed into legislation additional protection for citizens calling Crime Solvers and Crime Stoppers with tips. It ensures that citizens will remain anonymous and can not be called to testify in court. In August 2004, Patricia co-founded The Book ‘Em Foundation, a not for profit organization, with Officer Mark Kearney of the Waynesboro Police Department. The organization’s mission is to increase public awareness of the connection between high illiteracy rates and high crime rates, increase literacy rates, and decrease crime rates. The First Annual Book ‘Em Event was held on October 23, 2004 in Waynesboro, Virginia and attra
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