Search This Blog

Monday, 6 June 2011

SEEN This Week 6/6/11

Hard to believe that the first six months of 2011 have passed! Here we are in June, and as always, plenty of news to report.

Novelist Josephine Hart died June 2 of cancer. A complete obituary appeared in The Guardian.

Authors on Show founder Lorraine Holloway-White's new book, Are You a Natural Medium? is due for release in July. Click here to learn more.

Simon Swift had a new interview posted May 31 on Authors Anon News.

An interview conducted June 2 with Gabrielle Faust is now live on Vampire Love Affair. She was also interviewed by Gabino Iglesias of The Austin Post.

Congratulations to Danny Bent, whose book You've Gone Too Far This Time, Sir! downloaded 50,000 copies from Kindle, making it an official best seller.

Janice Donnelly's novel Buying Time was released on Kindle June 2.

KJ Kron posted a thought-provoking entry I Hate It When People Say... May 28 on his Saint Peter Killed God blog.

Cyndi Tefft was a guest blogger on IB Book Blogging last week. Click here to read her post.

The first chapter of Jillian Brookes-Wards's Linda Loves...? was featured on  Organics: Eternal Love Story May 31.

 Marion Roach-Smith is delighted to announce the publication of her new book, The Memoir Project, A Thoroughly Non-Standardized Text for Writing and Life (Grand Central, June 2011).

Beth Mann's latest piece on women, body image, sex in showers, and Patti Davis posing nude at 58 can be found in Patti Davis is Naked and I'm Tired.

Catherine Chisnall posted an interview with Sessha Batto this past week.

Sharon Galligar Chance has nine poems in a new anthology, Static Poetry III, which was just released. Sharon has returned to creative writing after several years.

Rhiannon Hopkins had an essay she'd written chosen June 3 on the star page of Wikinut.

Kim Jewell's YA novel Invisible Justice and its sequel Brute Justice are now available in Amazon's Kindle Store.

My news for the week:

Ten days after its official launch, Fifty earned a spot among the top 100 rated manuscripts on Slush Pile Reader, with its current slot at #91.

Someone must love wrestling and romance, as The Cruiserweight spent most of last week at number one on BookBuzzr's Romance charts for full screen views.

Fifty, Kerrigan's Legacy, and The Cruiserweight were also listed during the week among the top ten books in full screen views on BookBuzzr's All Genres charts.

Do you have news you'd like to see in a future column? Email or post your news on a related site prior to the following week. Also follow me on Twitter @lacarrington1.

No comments:

Post a Comment