I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend and survived the ubiquitous rush that was Black Friday! With the holiday season officially underway, it’s time to support our indie authors by purchasing their books, whether for yourself or the avid readers on your gift lists.
This week’s book, author, and event news:
Here we are in the home stretch week of NaNoWriMo; the last days to hit the magical count of 50,000 words. Some made the mark long ago, while others are still hard at work. Best wishes and may all participants reach their goals.
Janet Wallach, author of The Richest Woman in America, will speak at the Museum of the City of New York on December 6. Go here and use the code Wallach126 for discounted tickets.
Brian M. Hayden will donate $1 for every copy of Road to Transplant that sells in the Untied States to the American Heart Association. If you are wondering how he knows the things he writes about – he had a heart transplant July 9, 2012. Enjoy the book, and help a great organization.
Andrea Amador joined host Ingrid Jones for her WOW Mom! show on SOMA TV November 20. Moms need to know how their feelings about their body and relationship to food influence their kids. Don’t you agree?
One of Dane Cobain’s poems is featured in the latest edition of Street Cake.Read it here.
Mandy Ward’s children’s book, Where Are My Socks? has been accepted byLittle Acorns Publishing. The Bandy Legged Sock Snaffler will be creeping into other people’s homes very soon!
My News for the Week:
The Cruiserweight’s Daughter ranked the following on Amazon November 24:
#26 in Kindle Store – Kindle eBooks – Nonfiction – Sports – Individual Sports – Wrestling
#73 in Kindle Store – Kindle eBooks – Fiction – Genre Fiction – Sports
#98 in Books – Sports and Outdoors – Individual Sports – Wrestling
The Cruiserweight was featured on Morris Pearson’sblog November 20.
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