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I’m David A. Rozansky. I am an author. I am the publisher of Flying Pen Press. I am an author’s business manager. And I spend a lot of my time helping authors succeed. I’ve been giving out advice and support for so long, it was time I put it all on the Internet.

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  • Book-marketing topics
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  • A variety of information that people have asked me to post, such as role-playing-game material, short stories, and other miscellanea.
  • Information, worksheets and news related to my book, Fishnets & Platforms: The Writers Guide to Whoring Your Book
  • Information, news and schedules related to the Twitterchat I moderate, #SciFiChat
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  • Business Management topics for authors and small publishers
  • Writing tips, rants and tirades
  • Games, treasure hunts, puzzles and secret messages

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88 Predictions for Publishing in 2016

It is my custom each New Year to make as many predictions as I can for the coming year, as it pertains to the publishing industry. I do this to try and beat my competition to the coming trends, then … Please enjoy the full article

Buzz Marketing Ninjas

The Book Marketing Tip for November 30, 2014: The surprise and precision of Buzz Marketing beats saturation marketing, when it comes to the selling of books. What I dread most about opening Twitter or FaceBook or GooglePlus or any of … Please enjoy the full article

Buzz Marketing is an Equalizer

The Book Marketing Tip for November 29, 2014: Buzz Marketing via opinion leaders is equalized: that is, an independently-published author is on par with a Big-Five frontlist author. Opinion leaders are the key to marketing books. Once they begin to … Please enjoy the full article

Government Types for Fantasy and Science Fiction

Big Brother is watching you!

I keep a list of government types, for inspiration in creating settings in the role-playing games I run and the settings for my fiction. It is very useful, especially in the genres of science fiction and fantasy, where exotic locations … Please enjoy the full article

Call for Writers: SciFiChat Shared-World Fantasy Anthology

Late in 2012, the #SciFiChat Twitter chat brainstormed a fantasy setting for a shared-world fantasy that I promised to publish through Flying Pen Press. Jaleta Clegg (@Jaleta_Clegg) agreed to be the editor for the anthology. Clegg sent me the writer’s … Please enjoy the full article