Surprising Literary Marketing

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In the New York Times – How Writers Build the Brand
The surprising ways that some classic authors did some marketing prostitution (ahem) to promote their literary endeavors. “Bloomsbury set regularly posed for fashion shoots in British Vogue in the 1920s. The frumpy Virginia Woolf even went on a “Pretty Woman”-style shopping expedition at French couture houses in London with the magazine’s fashion editor in 1925.”

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Guerilla Marketing Tips

I found this interesting post on how the Chick Tracts nuts suggest distributing their mini hate-comics to the public.
The comedic, ironic aspects of Chick Tracts aside, they actually have some interesting guerilla marketing techniques on how to get their message across that could be duplicated, say by a GLBT direct action group in Indianapolis. If there still were one.

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