Can you believe Thanksgiving is only ten days away? In any case, several names in writing are either busy with new projects, announcing releases, or just wrapping up before the holiday season begins.
Anne Rice's upcoming book, Love and Evil, is scheduled for release on December 1.
Publisher's Weekly announced their Best Books of 2010.
Gabrielle Faust is hard at work on the manuscript for Revenge...84 completed pages and counting as of this post!
AOS founder Lorraine Holloway White has some busy times coming up. The first will be an upcoming feature on Authonomy before the end of November.
Next is a discussion and signing appearance for her book, A Sceptical Medium, which will be held 10:30AM December 8 at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club. Tickets are 2 UK pounds, which includes coffee and biscuits.
Lorraine has also been asked to speak at Society of Pyschical Research in London. Date is yet to be confirmed, but may be in February 2011. SPR will also place A Sceptical Medium in their library, as well as putting it forward for a review in December.
While on the subject of AOS, the blog is nominated for 5th Annual Top 10 Blogs for Writers Contest.
Kathleen McKenna, author of The Wedding Gift, was picked up by a major publisher. If anyone had doubts about the effect of Night Publishing, Kathleen is a shining example how mainstream publishers do notice some of the indie houses on occasion.
George Polley has a new website, Monkey, Raven, and Bear.
George LaCas has written his first short story since moving to Portland, OR.
Marcia Fine's satire, Stressed in Scottsdale, received a second prize from The Arizona Authors Association.
Poet Dawn Porter was nominated for a 2011 Pushcart Prize.
Numbers Elementary: Rounding, the acclaimed children's book by Pittsburgh author Mike Shuck, is now in circulation through the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh system. It is also at the Library of Congress.
K.A. Laity's short humor piece, Sex and How to Get It, appeared in a recent edition of Polite Company Magazine.
Thaisa Frank's novel, Heidegger's Glasses, was released November 1. It was previously released in Italy on October 9, and scheduled to be available Spring 2011 in additional countries.
Laurie Ryan received an EPIC Award nomination in the Contemporary Romance category for her novel, Stolen Treasures.
My news for this week:
A press release was issued November 11 announcing plans for both virtual and personal appearances for The Cruiserweight beginning early 2011.
WrestleView also printed a story about the planned tour on their news website,as well as appeared in the India Times.
Lorraine also informed me recently that I'm scheduled for a Guest Author spot January 2011 on the Authors on Show's main website. Pending any changes, this event will kick off the virtual/personal appearance tour.