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Glenn McCreedy has more than 14 years experience in marketing and communications, and integrated marketing and sales of corporate sponsorships. He has developed, directed, and managed corporate partners programs and sponsorships for the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center and Office of External Relations, Pima Community College, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, the Southwestern Fair Commission at the Pima County Fairgrounds, and Bisbee Cycling Productions, Inc. Glenn has consulted for the Educational Enrichment Foundation, Sierra Vista International Air Show Corporation, Sierra Vista Convention and Visitors Bureau, Drylands Institute, and the Arizona International Film Festival. His list of corporate sponsors includes Arizona Lottery, Coca-Cola, Bud Light, Qwest, Wells Fargo, O’Rielly Chevrolet, U.S. Army, KVOA-TV4, Citadel Broadcasting, Raytheon Missile Systems, and Desert Diamond Casino. He has created and implemented sponsorship consumer sales overlays and value-added promotions that consistently met the goals of corporate sponsors and increased their investment in sponsorable properties.

Vince Zandri on the Power of a Great eBook Cover

By on July 3, 2011 in J. Carson Black with 0 Comments
Vince Zandri on the Power of a Great eBook Cover

On his blog post today, Sunday Blog in Bed: The Eye of the Reader, bestselling author Vince Zandri talks about the power of covers for successful eBooks.  Giving some examples of these covers, he provides insights into the elements and aspects that go into a cover that makes and keeps the brand promise.  The post […]

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Killing Cupid – The Summer Book Club Interview with Mark Edwards and Louise Voss

By on July 1, 2011 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Killing Cupid – The Summer Book Club Interview with Mark Edwards and Louise Voss

Killing Cupid is the first book to be featured in the Summer Book Club. Mark Edwards, who co-wrote this darkly-funny stalker thriller with Louise Voss, will be on Facebook on Saturday evening to answer questions and chat.  He will even answer questions about the controversial Dan Brown/Stieg Larsson subtitle scandal if you are nice. Please […]

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Bestselling Independent Authors From Both Sides of The Pond Unite to Bring Readers a New Kind of Book Club

By on June 29, 2011 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Bestselling Independent Authors From Both Sides of The Pond Unite to Bring Readers a New Kind of Book Club

Tucson, AZ—Nine bestselling independent, or “indie,” british and american authors who have self-published books for Amazon’s Kindle e-reading device have come together to form The Summer Book Club, launched on June 28, 2011. The Club runs for eight weeks and features discussion and Q & A sessions with the writers through its Facebook page at […]

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Breakaway Media publishes The Summer Book Club

By on June 29, 2011 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Breakaway Media publishes The Summer Book Club

Remember when going on vacation meant filling your suitcase with hefty volumes that threatened to tip you over the baggage allowance limit? The last minute dash into the airport bookshop and the desperate quest to find something to entertain you on the plane and the beach? Thanks to the Kindle and other e-readers, those days […]

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Kindle Boards provide valuable perspective on eBook sales growth

By on June 3, 2011 in Publishing Revolution with 0 Comments
Kindle Boards provide valuable perspective on eBook sales growth

Author Declan Conner today reports on the explosive growth of eBook sales in the fiction category, highlighting the sales of Breakaway Media thriller author J. Carson Black. In his article,

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PART II of Vincent Zandri’s Q & A with J. Carson Black: The Question of Multiple Climaxes

By on May 26, 2011 in J. Carson Black with 0 Comments
PART II of Vincent Zandri’s Q & A with J. Carson Black: The Question of Multiple Climaxes

Reporting on Amazon Bestselling Author Vincent Zandri’s blog post PART II of my Q & A with J. Carson Black: The Question of Multiple Climaxes Breaking News: J. Carson Black has three novels in the Amazon Top 100 #20 THE SHOP #28 THE DEVIL’S HOUR #59 DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN Okay, now that […]

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Amazon ranks Laura Cardinal Series crime thrillers 1,2,3 in Police Procedurals

By on May 24, 2011 in J. Carson Black with 0 Comments
Amazon ranks Laura Cardinal Series crime thrillers 1,2,3 in Police Procedurals

Breakaway Media author J. Carson Black’s Laura Cardinal Series today reached the top three positions on Amazon’s list for bestsellers in the Police Procedurals category. Why is this significant? Yes, the visibility and prestige of the ranking does translate into more sales, in addition to the sales that propelled the three Laura Cardinal thrillers to […]

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Is There a “Silver Bullet” to Achieving Bestselling E-book Sales?

By on May 22, 2011 in J. Carson Black with 0 Comments
Is There a “Silver Bullet” to Achieving Bestselling E-book Sales?

As bestselling author Vincent Zandri indicates below from his May 19, 2011 blog post, we will be publishing an ongoing conversation between him and J. Carson Black. As the digital publishing industry continues to evolve at breakneck speed, authors and their independent publishers like Breakaway Media will focus on best practices as these practices evolve […]

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Former Navy SEAL Landry in THE SHOP reflects Greitens’ Colbert recounting

By on May 12, 2011 in J. Carson Black with 0 Comments
Former Navy SEAL Landry in THE SHOP reflects Greitens’ Colbert recounting

When J. Carson Black researched her thriller The Shop, she wanted her character Cyril Landry, a former Navy SEAL, to recount in flashback a day of his BUD/S training, the “drown-proofing” referred to by Eric Greitens, former Navy SEAL, author of The Heart and the Fist, and today’s guest on Stephen Colbert’s The Colbert Report. […]

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Secrets of the Navy SEALs: Researching THE SHOP

By on May 8, 2011 in J. Carson Black with 0 Comments
Secrets of the Navy SEALs: Researching THE SHOP

Breakaway Media author J. Carson Black posted a new article on her site, jcarsonblack.com titled, Secrets of the Navy SEALs: Researching THE SHOP. In the article, she describes how she researched and developed her character Cyril Landry for The Shop and scenes for the Amazon bestselling thriller. Some of her sources, although willing to contribute […]

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