Lloyd Court Press is a group blog, starting with two Oregon writers, Rae Richen and Jan Bear. Here we’ll tell you about the books we read, the authors we talk to, the Northwest publishing news we hear. Check out our books, and if you’re a Northwest author, come and join us.
Book marketing is hard work. It can be a strain on your budget of time or money or both. It takes you away from writing the next book. Many authors find the need to go out and constantly sell, sell, sell to be embarrassing and dispiriting. It doesn’t have to be that way if you find the right audience. Let’s face it. Some people are never going to want your book. It’s nothing personal. There’s never been a book in the history of the world that everyone wanted. What happens, th
Ken Byers’ opening salvo in the frightening world of Banner County is Laughland, The Novel. Laughland is the name of a traveling carnival that came to be both the refuge and the seat of revenge for survivors of a wartime atrocity. Laughland is the child of war. “When God closes the book, it will be on Laughland’s midway, or if he has a sense of humor it will be in the Fun House.” Laughland is a thriller with rich and unusual characters. I hope you enjoy it. Review by Jan Bear