Actress Susan Lucci ripped ABC for canceling iconic soap opera All my Children in a new chapter of the paperback version of her memoir. Click here for more details.
Former New Jersey First Lady Dina Matos McGreevy appeared on cable channel Investigation Discovery’s Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry? September 7. A short profile on Dina appears on The Book Shelf here.
George Pappas was an interview guest September 3 on Casey Ryan’s podcast, Cutting Room Floor. The discussion covered George’s novel Monogamy Sucks and upcoming novel Dear Hef, swinging, Internet hook ups, the intriguing celebrity angle of his next book (i.e., Hugh Hefner), the writing process and future of publishing.
Jennifer Gracen’s home chapter of Romance Writers of America, the Long Island Romance Writers, will be hosting an all day workshop for writers October 1. It is open to anyone who is interested. If you live near Long Island, Jennifer will be in attendance.
Robb Grindstaff has a very big surprise announcement for writers. Click here to see what it is!
AOS’ very own Suzannah Burke is back with a brand new contest on Authors On Show. Take a look and see if you’re up for the challenge!
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Many thanks to Ashley Boynes-Shuck, who gave me a mention in her In the Loop! column last week.
The Cruiserweight re-emerged September 6 on Kindle’s Top 50 best selling wrestling books at #44.
I received a kind thank-you tweet from The Interventionist author Joani Gammill on my Twitter account September 6 after she’d spotted my review of her book on The Book Shelf blog as a Book of the Week selection. A recovering addict and alcoholic herself, Joani has paired with Dr. Phil to help other substance abuse victims seek help for their own addictions. Check out Joani’s web site at this link and also follow her on Twitter.
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