Nearly 3500 professional media, communications and ministry representatives gathered last week at NRB 2022 at Nashville’s extraordinary Gaylord Opryland resort and convention center. Buoyancy was blessed to have four authors to assist. They all had book signings and interviews and we all worked hard and long hours to meet people, share the story of their ministries and books, and interview as...

In recent weeks, I’ve been working with some clients who finally have their books in hand. They are celebrating those piles of shiny new books they are selling and giving away, and are delighted to be talking to me about their press kits and availability for interviews.Fun times.But that reminded me to share this with you. Sometimes it's at about...

Lift up your head and look around. If you are a writer, there is a wealth of resources all around to help you. And events and groups to meet with to encourage and support you. One of the resources out there we speak about here regularly is the Christian Retail Association (CRA), the trade association for Christian bookstores, as well as...

Having a book signing any time soon? Or getting ready to start trying to book them? It might be a good time, as from where I sit, it looks like in-person events are on the upswing again. This is on my mind because I got some welcome news this week. One of my clients in Cincinnati with a new book...

Pitched yourself to a journalist or bookstore recently? Or tried to convince your spouse, boss, kid, or friend of anything? Just a reminder today of something you already know: It’ll go better if you keep their interests in mind and present the idea accordingly. You know, a somewhat less crass version of “What’s In It for Me.”A couple of different interactions...

Authors--considered selling your book(s) at a book fair?Keep reading. All the world is in upheaval again, but some book fairs are coming back in person, especially those, I suspect, in warm climates where some events can be outside in milder months. And if you are wondering what this is -- book fairs are festivals that celebrate reading, authors, and writing...

Images of the Christmas season, think Hallmark movies and Christmas cards, make the most of home and hearth, generally in a cold climate. Gifts and loved ones in abundant measure. But we know that’s not how it is for oh so many in our country and around the world. They aren’t cozy at home. Nor for that matter, was the One we...

In this season of being thankful, it truly is good for the soul to look around and be aware of the blessings we receive when other people are gracious, giving, forgiving, kind and compassionate.But then look also at your own life. Be aware that when you go just a bit out of your way to be kind to a stranger,...

What is it you are dreaming of doing? The life lesson for me this week is: Dive in and do it. Many writers dream of doing the book but there never seems to be quite enough time to really get it done. Or you may have travel dreams or dreams of a new business venture, or have a broken relationship that...

You’ve launched it! Your book, your product, your company – and now you want to tell the world. One way Buoyancy PR works with its clients to achieve this is through our emphasis on media interviews and professional preparation for this by developing a news release and interview questions, usually a full press kit including this and more.And then we...