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Liz Dubelman

Liz Dubelman - Marketer

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Ms. Dubelman's current passion is the reimagining of the book publishing industry as a business and thriving art-form.

Overview

I have been using unique and creative social media techniques to market books since 2006. I am known in the publishing world for the success with books like Yiddish With Dick and Jane, the sales of which more than doubled thanks to the online promotion. I also co-edited and created the online life for What Was I Thinking? 58 Bad Boyfriends Stories [St Martin's Press 2009]. I have conceived and executed 400 online marketing and promotion campaigns, many of which can be found at My goal is to work with you to market your book and teach you how to create an online marketing presence that is both fun and creative.

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Fiction
Anthologies Classics Comics & Graphic Novels Crime & Mystery Fantasy Historical Fiction Humor & Comedy Literature Mashups Poetry Science Fiction Short Story Thriller Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Career Guides

Work experience

Founder

VidLit

February, 2006 – Present (almost 11 years)

VIdLit connects writers to readers

Portfolio (17 selected works)

Yiddish with Dick and Jane

Ellis Weiner, Barbara Davilman

Jane is in real estate.Today is Saturday.Jane has an open house.She must schlep the Open House signs to the car.See Jane schlep.Schlep, Jane. Schlep.Schlep, schlep, schlep.In text that captures the unque rhythms of the original Dick and Jane readers, and in 35 all-new illustrations, a story unfolds in which Dick and Jane--hero and heroine of the classic books for children that generations of A... read more

Jane is in real estate.Today is Saturday.Jane has an open house.She must schlep the Open House signs to the car.See Jane schlep.Schlep, Jane. Schlep.Schlep, schlep, schlep.In text that captures the unque rhythms of the original Dick and Jane readers, and in 35 all-new illustrations, a story unfolds in which Dick and Jane--hero and heroine of the classic books for children that generations of A... read more

Consider the Lobster and Other Essays

David Foster Wallace

Do lobsters feel pain? Did Franz Kafka have a funny bone? What is John Updike's deal, anyway? And what happens when adult video starlets meet their fans in person? David Foster Wallace answers these questions and more in essays that are also enthralling narrative adventures. Whether covering the three-ring circus of a vicious presidential race, plunging into the wars between dictionary writers... read more

Do lobsters feel pain? Did Franz Kafka have a funny bone? What is John Updike's deal, anyway? And what happens when adult video starlets meet their fans in person? David Foster Wallace answers these questions and more in essays that are also enthralling narrative adventures. Whether covering the three-ring circus of a vicious presidential race, plunging into the wars between dictionary writers... read more

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir

Bill Bryson

From one of the world's most beloved writers and New York Times bestselling author of One Summer, a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950sBill Bryson was born in the middle of the American century—1951—in the middle of the United States—Des Moines, Iowa—in the middle of the largest generation in American history—the baby boomers. As one of the best and funnie... read more

From one of the world's most beloved writers and New York Times bestselling author of One Summer, a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950sBill Bryson was born in the middle of the American century—1951—in the middle of the United States—Des Moines, Iowa—in the middle of the largest generation in American history—the baby boomers. As one of the best and funnie... read more

Bone: The Complete Cartoon Epic in One Volume

Jeff Smith

After being run out of Boneville, the three Bone cousins, Fone Bone, Phoney Bone and Smiley Bone are separated and lost in a vast uncharted desert. One by one they find their way into a deep forested valley filled with wonderful and terrifying creatures. It will be the longest - but funniest - year of their lives.Winner of 11 Harvey Awards and 10 Eisner Awards including Best Cartoonist and Bes... read more

After being run out of Boneville, the three Bone cousins, Fone Bone, Phoney Bone and Smiley Bone are separated and lost in a vast uncharted desert. One by one they find their way into a deep forested valley filled with wonderful and terrifying creatures. It will be the longest - but funniest - year of their lives.Winner of 11 Harvey Awards and 10 Eisner Awards including Best Cartoonist and Bes... read more

Don't Get Too Comfortable: The Indignities of Coach Class, The Torments of Low Thread Count, The Never- Ending Quest for Artisanal Olive Oil, and Other First World Problems

David Rakoff

David Rakoff’s bestselling collection of autobiographical essays, Fraud, established him as one of today’s funniest and most insightful writers. Now, in Don’t Get Too Comfortable, Rakoff moves from the personal to the public, journeying into the land of unchecked plenty that is contemporary America. Rarely have greed, vanity, selfishness, and vapidity been so mercilessly and wittily skewered.S... read more

David Rakoff’s bestselling collection of autobiographical essays, Fraud, established him as one of today’s funniest and most insightful writers. Now, in Don’t Get Too Comfortable, Rakoff moves from the personal to the public, journeying into the land of unchecked plenty that is contemporary America. Rarely have greed, vanity, selfishness, and vapidity been so mercilessly and wittily skewered.S... read more

What Was I Thinking?: 58 Bad Boyfriend Stories

The stories you are about to read are true. Often hilarious and always relatable, they all describe the moment when good sense and simple self-respect triumph over the human need to be loved—or, at least, the need to be with a particular man. The relationship may not last beyond lunch, or it may linger for weeks, months, or even years. But inside, you know: it's over. What Was I Thinking?58 Ba... read more

The stories you are about to read are true. Often hilarious and always relatable, they all describe the moment when good sense and simple self-respect triumph over the human need to be loved—or, at least, the need to be with a particular man. The relationship may not last beyond lunch, or it may linger for weeks, months, or even years. But inside, you know: it's over. What Was I Thinking?58 Ba... read more

The Self-Publisher's Ultimate Resource Guide: Every Indie Author?s Essential Directory to Help You Prepare, Publish, and Promote Professional Looking Books

Joel Friedlander, Betty Sargent

Here, for the first time, dozens of leaders in the self-publishing industry--editors, designers, book shepherds, printers, teachers, publicists, marketers, workshop leaders, illustrators, reviewers--have come together to share their knowledge of the dynamic, ever-changing indie book publishing business. Whether you are a first-time author or a seasoned pro the articles and curated lists in thi... read more

Here, for the first time, dozens of leaders in the self-publishing industry--editors, designers, book shepherds, printers, teachers, publicists, marketers, workshop leaders, illustrators, reviewers--have come together to share their knowledge of the dynamic, ever-changing indie book publishing business. Whether you are a first-time author or a seasoned pro the articles and curated lists in thi... read more

True Food: Eight Simple Steps to a Healthier You

Annie B. Bond, Melissa Breyer, Wendy Gordon

This inviting, encouraging how-to turns the ideals of today’s food revolution into eight practical steps to a healthier, more natural diet. It’s a workable blueprint for enlightening your kitchen in ways that are good for you, your family, your pocketbook—and the environment. Friendly and fun, featuring lighthearted design and lively writing, the book shows how preparing good food with simple,... read more

This inviting, encouraging how-to turns the ideals of today’s food revolution into eight practical steps to a healthier, more natural diet. It’s a workable blueprint for enlightening your kitchen in ways that are good for you, your family, your pocketbook—and the environment. Friendly and fun, featuring lighthearted design and lively writing, the book shows how preparing good food with simple,... read more

The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl

Barry Lyga

A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year *“Fanboy’s whip-smart, often hilariously sarcastic voice . . . adds fresh, urgent perspective to age-old questions about how young people cope with . . . being misunderstood as they try to discover themselves.” —Booklist, starred review “A captivating, darkly entertaining first novel.” —Tom Perrotta, author of Election and Little ChildrenFanboy ha... read more

A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year *“Fanboy’s whip-smart, often hilariously sarcastic voice . . . adds fresh, urgent perspective to age-old questions about how young people cope with . . . being misunderstood as they try to discover themselves.” —Booklist, starred review “A captivating, darkly entertaining first novel.” —Tom Perrotta, author of Election and Little ChildrenFanboy ha... read more

The Dog Dialed 911: A Book of Lists from The Smoking Gun

The Smoking Gun

An all-new book from the creatorsof the hugely popular web site thesmokinggun.com. Themost hilarious and outrageous true stories uncovered inten years (almost) of the worldrsquo;s funniestinvestigative reporting.

An all-new book from the creatorsof the hugely popular web site thesmokinggun.com. Themost hilarious and outrageous true stories uncovered inten years (almost) of the worldrsquo;s funniestinvestigative reporting.

How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship & Musical Theater

Marc Acito

A deliciously funny romp of a novel about one overly theatrical and sexually confused New Jersey teenager’s larcenous quest for his acting school tuition.It’s 1983 in Wallingford, New Jersey, a sleepy bedroom community outside of Manhattan. Seventeen-year-old Edward Zanni, a feckless Ferris Bueller–type, is Peter Panning his way through a carefree summer of magic and mischief. The fun comes to... read more

A deliciously funny romp of a novel about one overly theatrical and sexually confused New Jersey teenager’s larcenous quest for his acting school tuition.It’s 1983 in Wallingford, New Jersey, a sleepy bedroom community outside of Manhattan. Seventeen-year-old Edward Zanni, a feckless Ferris Bueller–type, is Peter Panning his way through a carefree summer of magic and mischief. The fun comes to... read more

House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Then Tell You the Time

Martin Kihn

Once upon a time Corporate America paid certain people huge fees to tell organizations what they were doing wrong. These men and women really knew next to nothing. They trashed businesses, destroyed careers, and wasted time and money. They called themselves Management Consultants. I know them well. I was one of them. Welcome to the... HOUSE OF LIES.When Martin Kihn joined a powerhouse New York... read more

Once upon a time Corporate America paid certain people huge fees to tell organizations what they were doing wrong. These men and women really knew next to nothing. They trashed businesses, destroyed careers, and wasted time and money. They called themselves Management Consultants. I know them well. I was one of them. Welcome to the... HOUSE OF LIES.When Martin Kihn joined a powerhouse New York... read more

The Dictionary of Corporate Bullshit: An A to Z Lexicon of Empty, Enraging, and Just Plain Stupid Office Talk

Lois Beckwith

This caustically funny Webster’s of the workplace cuts to the true meaning of the inane argot spouted in cubicles and conference rooms across the land. At a price even an intern can afford and in a handy paperback format that won’t weigh down your messenger bag or briefcase, The Dictionary of Corporate Bullshit is a hilarious guide to the smoke-screen terms and passive-aggressive phrases we tr... read more

This caustically funny Webster’s of the workplace cuts to the true meaning of the inane argot spouted in cubicles and conference rooms across the land. At a price even an intern can afford and in a handy paperback format that won’t weigh down your messenger bag or briefcase, The Dictionary of Corporate Bullshit is a hilarious guide to the smoke-screen terms and passive-aggressive phrases we tr... read more

Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women

Harriet Reisen

In a fresh, modern take on the remarkable Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Reisen's vivid biography explores the author's life in the context of her works, many of which are to some extent autobiographical. Although Alcott secretly wrote pulp fiction, harbored radical abolitionist views, and served as a Civil War nurse, her novels went on to sell more copies than those of Herman Melville and Henry J... read more

In a fresh, modern take on the remarkable Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Reisen's vivid biography explores the author's life in the context of her works, many of which are to some extent autobiographical. Although Alcott secretly wrote pulp fiction, harbored radical abolitionist views, and served as a Civil War nurse, her novels went on to sell more copies than those of Herman Melville and Henry J... read more

About a girl

Tony Nesca

"About a girl" is a short novel that begins with two strangers, a man and a woman, who meet at a bus-stop and go on an impromptu bar-crawl on a cool, winter day. Taking place in twelve hours it recounts the oddball, hardcore, characters they meet and their increasing emotional connection as they fall for each other almost immediately. Infused with sexual energy, pop-culture references, intelle... read more

"About a girl" is a short novel that begins with two strangers, a man and a woman, who meet at a bus-stop and go on an impromptu bar-crawl on a cool, winter day. Taking place in twelve hours it recounts the oddball, hardcore, characters they meet and their increasing emotional connection as they fall for each other almost immediately. Infused with sexual energy, pop-culture references, intelle... read more

Little Black Book of Connections: 6.5 Assets for Networking Your Way to Rich Relationships

Jeffrey Gitomer

People in all kinds of jobs, in big and small companies career builders, sales people, and aspiring executives will love this edgy, practical, and fun book In the spirit, style, and format of the bestselling Little Red Book of Selling, the country's #1 sales trainer, Jeffrey Gitomer, offers a fresh take on networking and connecting your way to success. The Little Black Book of Connections is b... read more

People in all kinds of jobs, in big and small companies career builders, sales people, and aspiring executives will love this edgy, practical, and fun book In the spirit, style, and format of the bestselling Little Red Book of Selling, the country's #1 sales trainer, Jeffrey Gitomer, offers a fresh take on networking and connecting your way to success. The Little Black Book of Connections is b... read more

The Eaters: Book One: Origin

Corrie Brundage

So not your usual post-apocalyptic, clone vs. hybrid romance-adventure Brilliant, brave, determined, and just a little bit distracted. Meet Dr. Mina Brice, dedicated savior of species, and scientist with a secret. On a planet ravaged by climate change, her ability to mind-meld with earth’s imperiled beasts has made her a valued member of a team dedicated to saving as many as they can from exti... read more

So not your usual post-apocalyptic, clone vs. hybrid romance-adventure Brilliant, brave, determined, and just a little bit distracted. Meet Dr. Mina Brice, dedicated savior of species, and scientist with a secret. On a planet ravaged by climate change, her ability to mind-meld with earth’s imperiled beasts has made her a valued member of a team dedicated to saving as many as they can from exti... read more

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