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Monday, 10 February 2014

SEEN This Week 2/10/14



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This week’s book, author, and event news:
Thanks to Diane Nelson who found an excellent article on how to make a cover designer cry. The book’s cover is often a deciding factor of whether or not potential readers will be drawn to the story waiting inside, so the aforementioned feature will open many eyes.
Joe E. Legend and Kristal McKerrington were recently interviewed on Kiler Davenport’s show. Joe will be returning to ITV to wrestle for the oldest British Wrestling show and appearing in a film in Detroit, Michigan, among other upcoming projects. Click here for the complete interview.
Read the latest interview with Freddie Owens, author of Then Like the Blind Man: Orbie’s Story at this link.
Juliet B. Madison has returned her DI Frank Lyle’s Mystery box to KDP Select, with a countdown deal scheduled for March 20-26, 2014.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show in February 1964, Kevin Taggart published My Top 50 Beatles Songs, listed with notes plus his favorite 50 songs for each year from 1964 to 1969, and 50 albums from the same timeline.
Lucy Pireel has started an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds for the marketing of her novel, with partial proceeds going to pay an editor. She also helped the Jamaican bobsled team pay for their trip to Sochi.
My Latest News:
Thanks to all who took advantage of this past weekend’s free promotion of my latest book, Life Subject to Change, which totaled a little over 400 downloads worldwide.
Palm Tree Books issued a press release February 5 announcing the upcoming release of my next book, Billy Kidman: The Shooting Star, due out in late winter or early spring (I just completed the manuscript late last week). You can read the entire press release on WrestleView.com.
The Cruiserweight ranked the following on Amazon February 8:
#61 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Nonfiction > Sports > Individual Sports > Wrestling
The Cruiserweight’s Daughter ranked the following on Amazon February 8:
#75 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Nonfiction > Sports > Individual Sports > Wrestling
Do you have news you’d like to see in an upcoming column? Either post it on a related site or email writingmerchant@gmail.com before the following week. Also follow me on Twitter @lacarrington1.

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