SEEN This Week 2/6/12

The newest author and book happenings from this past week:

Check out a classic article by Christine Schwab, As the Red Carpet Rolled Out, Arthritis Stepped In.

Randy Atwood’s One More Victim ranked 49th ranked among Amazon paid downloads in Jewish Fiction.

Danger Danger by Gerry McCullough received a boost on Bargain Ebooks.

Tempo Magazine is looking for freelance writers and photographers. Send inquiries to stacy@tempomagazine.net with your name, email, phone number and include links to your portfolio if you have one. This is currently not a paid position.

Jack Hessey’s first novel, a steampunk book called Steam Queen, is available for free on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk.

Karen Dales attended the Author’s Fight Alzheimer’s event, where she sold a number of books with the proceeds going to the Alzheimer’s Society. As an added bonus, she also met and made friends with fellow vampire author Heather Anne Lambert.

Andy Szpuk’s book Sliding on the Snow Stone is listed in the online catalogue of one of the 50 best bookshops in Britain.

Advocate for Arthritis: learn about the 2012 Advocacy Summit and E-Advocate Opportunities, a great post written by Ashley Boynes-Shuck

The Last American Martyr by Tom Winton placed #2 February 1 on Amazon.com Movers and Shakers.

Lethal Seduction by Jackie Collins is now in eBook form just $1.99 on iTunes.

Richard Gazala has started an interesting new blog, GAZALAPALOOZA. Stop by and have a read.

Pentalk has begun its first workshop on how to better critique partner/self editing tips. This is the course being taught on ACFW course loop and Pentalk received permission to post it on Pentalk as well. Like Pentalk’s Facebook page to participate in the latest discussion.

My News for the Week:

My second book, Fifty, is now completed and in the publisher’s hands. The Kindle edition is now available for $2.99.

Do you have news you’d like to see in a future column? Either post it on a related site or email lori@authorsonshow.com before the following week. Also follow me on Twitter @lacarrington1.