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Hometown Press

As an author, getting publicity for your books is crucial.  There are literally millions and millions of books and authors out there, and no one can read your book if they don’t know it exists! When it comes to getting word out about your books, every newspaper is important, no matter how small.  I haven’t done the best job of recognizing all of the media outlets that have featured my books in the past, but I want to point out a couple reasons why hometown press is so, so important. A Hometown Interview When my first book, Hawkeye Greats By the…

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Ron Maly

As a Hawkeye author, I have a tremendous amount of respect for the wonderful sportswriters that have covered the Hawkeyes over the years.  While promoting my latest book the past few weeks, I’ve been blessed to be able to talk with Ron Maly, one of the best Iowa sportswriters ever. Ron Maly Ron Maly covered the Iowa sports scene for nearly four decades with the Des Moines Register.  He got his start in sportswriting early.  Maly, a Cedar Rapids native, was hired to cover high school sports for the Cedar Rapids Gazette at the age of 15.  He kept that…

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