Archive - May 31, 2012

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Jason Boog (Guatemala 2000-02) Tells Us How To Promote Ebooks On-Line
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Soutine and Dr. Maisler

Jason Boog (Guatemala 2000-02) Tells Us How To Promote Ebooks On-Line

[Jason Boog (Guatemala 2000-02) had an article this week in GalleyCat site on website where you can –for free–promote your ebook.] Jason Writes: Are you struggling to promote your self-published digital book? Thanks to the Kindle Boards, we discovered a long list of places where self-published authors can promote their eBook for free. We’ve collected more information about the sites in a simple directory below, linking to the submission pages for these eBook sites. If you are an avid eBook reader, these sites are great for finding new books to read as well…. Free Sites for eBook Promotion Addicted to eBooks: “This website is perfect for readers like me, who want to watch their book budget. This website also allows the author to rate some of the content of their book. I want to know before I buy if a book the level of profanity, violence or sex in a . . .

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Soutine and Dr. Maisler

Stan Meisler writes about his story “Soutine and Dr. Maisler”: Hona Maisler, my father’s brother, was a Parisian doctor who was murdered in Auschwitz during World War II. Chaim Soutine, the painter, was a very distant relative, through marriage. He died in France during the war. Both lived in France from the turn of the century. I thought it would be interesting to imagine the two knowing each other in Paris during the 1930s when France was regarded as the most powerful country in the world. To do so, I used the device of a memoir, putting myself into Paris at that time as well. But I actually was a little child in the Bronx then and never met either of the two men. When I sent this around to a few literary magazines, I labeled it carefully as “a short story, not a memoir.” But I guess I wasn’t . . .

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