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Monday, 28 April 2014

SEEN This Week 4/28/14

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This week’s book, author, and event news:
Join Dan Poynter as he covers book marketing at theNonfiction Writers Conference teleseminar sponsored by the Nonfiction Authors Association and takes place May 7-9.
Ashley Piscitelli is gauging interest for a 2016 book signing event in Philadelphia. Interested authors located in or planning to travel to the area may fill out this form.
Turning the Pages Book Awards and Signing took place April 26 in Orlando, FL. Many report the event was a success with many great authors in attendance. Congratulations to all the award winners and thanks to everyone who attended!
Selah Janel is seeking bloggers and reviewers looking to get in on the upcoming tour forOlde School, the first book in her cross-genre series The Kingdom City Chronicles. If you like fantasy, new takes on obscure fairy tales, urban fantasy, dark paranormal elements, and some silliness, fill out this form.
Jeff Guernsey’s Hopes & Dreams will help new writers choose a publisher and a printer, how to tell a good publisher from a bad publisher, give ideas on writing topics, and how he got started in writing. Email jguerns@yahoo.com with any questions or to order a copy of the book.
Check out the cover for Judy Ann Davis’ Under Starry Skies, the stand-alone sequel toRed Fox Woman, to be released May 2014. Visit and “like” the author’s Facebook page for a chance to win one of her books. If you’ve already “liked,” just leave a comment to be entered in the aforementioned drawing to be held June 1.
Author Event of the Week: Pack your bags and get those books ready; Little Rock Book Jam 2015 is scheduled to take place July 11, 2015 in North Little Rock, AR. You can visit the Facebook page at this link and they are currently accepting interest forms from authors.
My Latest News:
Billy Kidman: The Shooting Star ranked the following on Amazon April 26:
United States:
#7 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Nonfiction > Sports > Individual Sports > Wrestling
#22 in Books > Sports > Outdoors > Individual Sports > Wrestling
United Kingdom:
#12 in Kindle Store > Books > Nonfiction > Sport > Individual Sports > Wrestling
#38 in Books > Sports, Hobbies > Games > Combat Sports > Self-Defence >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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