SEEN This Week 8/22/11

Starting off this week with a short note that AOS founder Lorraine Holloway-White will be offline for several days while she and her family are getting settled in their new home. In the meantime, the remaining staff will do everything to keep Authors On Show updated, and we wish Lorraine and family a happy move!

Though it states only for traditional publishers, but if it doesn’t include CreateSpace or other sites like it, and if you opened a company of your own, you can send an entry to Forward National Literature Award. Since this is their first year, there’s a better chance of winning.

Those interested in writing short fiction may find that Bo’s Cafe Life Fiction Contest is a good place to aim for publication.

Robert Craven received a plug the morning of August 15 for Get Lenin on the nation’s second biggest radio station, Today FM.

Like many of us, Night Publishing is strongly against abuse of any type. Please support Predator Down, an outstanding story of the FBI hunting serial killer dubbed “The Acid Rapist” in this real life effort to put the predator instinct down.

Want to be interviewed or write a blog? Come join The Blogging Mamma to promote your books. The blog also includes interviews, recipes, and more!

The Barnes and Noble store located in Mark Stone’s area recently sold out of his book. Don’t worry, there are more books ordered and should be in stock soon.

Joanna Penn passed 10,000 sales of Pentecost this past week, with 98% in ebooks and 87% sales in the United States.

Binary Books featured Shasta Summer by Teresa Geering this month in their second newsletter. Read it here.

The release date for the new edition of Jill Campbell’s book Celtic Rose, is set for September 15.

The Haanta Series, the longest online ongoing fantasy series, reached 28,000 readers this past week.

My news for the week:

The Cruiserweight reached the following best seller ranks on Amazon early last week: #25 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Nonfiction > Sports > Individual Sports > Wrestling and #91 in Books > Sports > Individual Sports > Wrestling

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