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Self-marketing your book

Why self-market?

Even large publishers offer little marketing for

authors, unless the author is famous or sales are very promising. Publicists are VERY expensive.

The difference between marketing and publicity:

  • Marketing is what YOU do.

  • Publicity is what others do for you.

Presented by Karen DeBonis

When? January 20, 2024

Karen DeBonis writes about motherhood, people-pleasing, and personal growth, inspired by the experience of raising her son, Matthew. Her debut memoir Growth: A Mother, Her Son, and the Brain Tumor They Survived was released by Apprentice House Press in May 2023. Karen’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Huff Post,,, and others. A happy empty-nester, Karen lives in upstate New York with her husband of forty years. You can see more of her work at

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