And the winners are…

I want to thank everyone who participated in this giveaway, whether you entered to win a copy of my book, posted news about the giveaway on your Facebook page or blog, or stopped by to leave a friendly message. Drum roll please . . . And the winners are: 21) Sam I am 22) Cynthia 28) Heather I have sent emails to the winners. If you don’t receive it, please contact me at Margaret@MargaretReyesDempsey.com and provide your full name and mailing address, and indicate to whom you would like your book personalized. If you didn’t win but are interested in reading The…

Giveaway: 3 Signed Copies of The Benefactor

I was planning to do this Giveaway on Ground Hog Day, sure that Punxsutawney Phil would see his shadow, dooming us to six more miserable weeks of winter. But I don’t need that punk Phil to tell me nuttin’ as I sit on Long Island buried under a foot of snow. So, for all of you who are finding it difficult to get out and just want to settle in with a cup of tea and a book, I’m giving away 3 signed copies of my romantic suspense novel The Benefactor to see you through the cold. Here’s a blurb: They say…

Marketing or Madness? You be the judge.

Who is that crazy man hanging upside down, you ask? My dad, of course. Hi Dad. 😀 For the record, I’ve warned my parents that any information that comes my way may end up in a blog. Now I think they just might be tempting fate. When this photo showed up in my inbox last night, well…you can’t make this stuff up. Here’s what mom’s email said: I just got an urgent call from Dad in the basement, which requested that I bring my camera. Being the helpful person I am, I hopped right to it – and this is…

Be-uh He-uh: Successful book promotion may require some form of refrigeration

[I’ll get to the translation of Be-uh He-uh in a moment for any out-of-towners.] My book, The Benefactor, was released by The Wild Rose Press last week. For the past few months I’ve been gazing into space and doing research on the best places to promote a book. Believe it or not, a bookstore is not that place. One local, independent store told a fellow writer that she should set the retail price and they’d take half. Only bad thing was it cost her $3 more than that “half price” to purchase the books at her special discount from her…