SEEN This Week 5/28/12

Message Display Flagpole Kit (no flag)Happy Memorial Day everyone! Here is the latest book, event, and author news from this past week:

Barbara Bentley’s writers group recently honored the winners of their Young Writers Contest. The winners were among a group of Grades 6-8 students.

.From the corners of a wounded mind by Theo Knell was purchased by publisher Hodder and Stoughton and then withdrawn from sale as they wanted to build it into a much larger book and republish it. The resulting new book entitled A Hell for Heroes is now five times the size of the original and will be published in October 2012.

Inhibition by Valerie Bowen featured on Delphina Zmom Miyares blog

ThreeM/M Short Stories: Volume One, the ebook by J.J. Massa, offers three stories for one low price on Smashwords.

Mark your calendars! On June 7at 7pm EST, Brenda Hastings and friends will be celebrating the e-release of Our Forbidden Love, book one in the Forbidden Saga.

Times of Trial by Cliff Ball is a parallel novel to Times of Trouble, but can be read as a stand-alone novel. Check it out on eTLC

India Drummond has written a trilogy and is outlining a second.

Dancing in the Dark: An Anthology of Erotica took Gold at the eLIT Awards.

Did you know that Simon Swift is listed more times than Peter James on the Waterstones web site?

Welcoming all readers and authors: Excerpts Flight Deck Group is a docking station for writing excerpts.

John Holt’s first four books were published by Raider in New York. Raider has an agreement with both WHSmith andWaterstones to provide shelf space for Raider books. His first book was published in 2006.

My News for the Week:

Cougars and Studs has been one of the top Erotica ebooks on Kindle on Cougars, Studs, and Cougar/Stud Erotica searches on Amazon this past week.

During the May 18-20 promotional weekend, 584 copies of Cougars and Studs were downloaded.

About twenty-five copies of Cougars and Studs have also been sold on Paid Kindle since its May 13 release – a little over half of those copies this past week!

The Cruiserweight ranked the following on May 24:
#62 in Kindle Store – Kindle eBooks – Nonfiction – Sports – Individual Sports – Wrestling

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