SEEN This Week 10/15/12

This week’s book, author, and event news:

Theo Fleury gave a speech to The Meadow Lake Tribal Council and guests at The Radisson Hotel in Calgary October 10.

Kristal McKerrington appeared on TMZ October 11 and brought a whole new look at things to the show. check out her bit at 42.18.

In an October 10 post, GalleyCat reported publishing job openings at Ballantine Bantam Dell, John Wiley and Sons, and Cambridge University Press.

Deadly Focus audiobook read by the brilliant Paul Ansdell has been entered in the National Book Awards AudioBook of the Year section.

RC Bridgestock (Bob & Carol) appeared at Northwood House October 13-14 as part of the Isle of Wight Literary Festival.

Subscribe to Dark Dragon Publishing’s new blog, A Thunder of Dragons. You will find information about giveaways, events, signings, announcements, and more.

A launch party for Uvi Poznansky’s new book, Home, was held October 10.

Michael Bradley is putting together another anthology, this one on horror short stories under 5,000 words. Submission is free. An anonymous panel will read works without your names and select the best. Selected authors get two free copies of book, can order print copies at cost for resale. Otherwise no payment, but the work will be published on Kindle. You can contact Michael on Facebook for more details.

If you are looking for some extra exposure for your books, Amelia E. Curzon now has open guest spots on my blogs again. If you would like to take part, you can contact her at amelia.curzon@gmail.com.

Have a read of Edouard Spyk Gheur’s incredibly inspiring and motivational true life story that is being made into a film here.

Cheryl Carpinello was featured October 9 on Katie Carroll’s blog The Observation Deck.

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My News for the Week:

Kindle version of The Cruiserweight’s Daughter, sequel novel to 2010’s The Cruiserweight, was released October 9 on Amazon and on Amazon.uk. The book’s official trailer may be viewedat this link. You can also read the official press release.

Release of The Cruiserweight’s Daughter was featured October 10 on the front page of WrestleView.

While on the subject of The Cruiserweight’s Daughter, here is the Amazon ranking from October 11:

# 14 in Kindle Store – Kindle eBooks – Nonfiction – Sports – Individual Sports – Wrestling
# 34 in Books – Sports and Outdoors – Individual Sports – Wrestling
# 55 in Kindle Store – Kindle eBooks – Fiction – Genre Fiction – Sports

Follow me on NaNoWriMo this November as I aim to finish the first 50,000 words to the third book in The Cruiserweight series, Klass Act.

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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