A new column wasn’t originally set to appear until December 9, but there’s some great news that I wanted to pass along sooner!
Congratulations to all winners of this year’s NaNoWriMo challenge! If you didn’t finish in this year’s event, rest assured you aren’t alone. 50,000 words in 30 days isn’t easy, and 2014 can mark a fresh start. Log on to NaNoWriMo web site to view the (albeit very long) list of the 2013 winners.
Clean Authors Promotion Event is preparing a 99 cent Christmas sale, which will take place December 19-21, 2013.
Mikey Brooks is looking for eBooks giveaways for his sequel’s virtual book launch on December 7. He will send people to like your Facebook pages or follow you on Twitter. Contact here for additional details.
Note to authors: there is a free online author contest. Submit your work at this link.
Authors Danielle Zwissler and Kristal McKerrington are scheduled upcoming guest on The L. Anne Carrington Show Danielle is set to appear this Wednesday (December 4). Kristal is scheduled for December 11‘s broadcast. The L. Anne Carrington Show airs each Wednesday at 2:00 PM Eastern unless otherwise indicated.
My News For The Week:
The Marilyn Diaries was released to a strong reception November 22 on Amazon Kindle. The book is also available in paperback. A free download promotional event took place November 26-29, with over 300 downloads worldwide! Thanks to everyone who participated in the promotion.
Official book trailer for The Marilyn Diaries can be viewed at this link.
A virtual release party for The Marilyn Diaries will be Wednesday, December 18. Facebook members may go here to RSVP. Readings from the book will take place on The L. Anne Carrington Show’s December 18 broadcast.
DE Navarro has finished his second book of poetry, Dare to Soar. Read more details on the press release located at this link.
It’s a Waking Up His Wife showdown between Kristal McKerrington and Joe E Legend, so cast your vote on which is the best book by grabbing a copy at this link for Joe or here for Kristal.
Joe E Hitchen will also be featured on the cover of an upcoming Men’s Health issue with an article included.
Mindy Milone Haig’s new book Hidden in the Pages will be released this Friday, November 22. In celebration of the new release, she is offering her first book The Wishing Place for just $0.99! Check out The Wishing Placeon Amazon.
Russell Cruse has written a great post on the topic of homophobia which is a must read.
What is going to prison really like? Likes.comfeatured a storyon prison life, which is nothing like we see on television.
Martin Nicholson is hoping to write a series of illustrated guides to grave hunting. He’ll include examples of graves with a memorable “back story” but will also include graves where the masons made engraving mistakes. The latter are hard to find but great fun when we do. Died attacking a Russian naval base in 1919 is one example of good things to come.
Thanks to Danielle Zwissler for mentioning my review of her book A Barefoot Christmas on the November 11 broadcast of her Spreaker Radio show The Lost and Found.
I’d also like to thank Andrea Amador for having me on her BlogTalkRadio show The Juicy Woman November 13. We had a great time and covered a few interesting topics. If you missed the live show, go here to listen to a on-demand rebroadcast.
Mike Siciliano, host of Spreaker Radio’s The Mike Siciliano Show and former wrestling columnist, is scheduled to appear onThe L. Anne Carrington Show’s November 20 episode. Mike is an old friend and colleague and I’m looking forward to having him on the show.
Just a note that there will be no SEEN This Week columns or Book of the Week features for November 25 or December 2 due to the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and other commitments. New features will resume Monday, December 9. Have a safe and blessed Thanksgiving, and for our Jewish friends, a happy Hanukkah.
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