SEEN This Week 10/29/12

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

If you’re participating in this year’s NaNoWriMo, there’s only two days left to make those last-minute novel plans. Good luck to all writers taking part in this year’s event!

Simon and Schuster announced a reorganization of their adult imprints that puts Free Press alongside its adult trade line in a new publishing group under Jonathan Karp. Read more here.

Pleased to say the new edited version of The Spirit World Speaks by Lorraine Holloway-White is now available to buy as an e-book or paperback. New Kindle edition to follow soon.

Jason Matthews was in a G+ hangout October with… President Obama. Jason also got to ask our President a question!

Honing your synopsis? Here is a site that can help, even if you’re a non-genre author.

Dazed author Nikki Palomino took part in a grunge rocker Halloween party with The Sundowners October 25 at the Oyster House and Saloon in Studio City,CA.

Michael K. Reynolds has a newly launched Facebook page with videos, insider updates and all of the latest news and buzz regarding his upcoming Irish historical fiction series release through B&H Publishing Group.

Poppet has been busy preparing Indigo Vamporium ready for print in time for Halloween (the weekend before full moon). A sneak preview of the cover.

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Lovin’ the Skin You’re In author Andrea Amador spoke to parents, teachers and kids at Chestnut Ridge Middle School. She shared her message to never, ever, ever give up!  Click here for video.

See the chief’s darker side in a new Sam Jenkins Smoky Mountain mystery. In Heroes and Lovers by Wayne Zurl Sam throws out the rules and races against time to find a kidnaped friend.

Here is an article that is both fascinating and enjoyable: How Even a Boring Story Can Make You Money by Rachel Flower.

Christine Wicker’s book Lily Dale was featured October 23 on Daily Cheap Reads.

My News for the Week:

A new interview appeared on on Richard Rhys Jones’ blog October 26.

The Cruiserweight’s Daughter ranked the following on October 27, its first day of free promotion:

Amazon:
# 1 in Kindle Store – Kindle eBooks – Nonfiction – Sports – Individual Sports – Wrestling
# 8 in Kindle Store – Kindle eBooks – Fiction – Genre Fiction – Sports

Amazon.uk:
#1 in Kindle Store – Books – Nonfiction – Sports – Individual Sports – Wrestling
#2 in Kindle Store -Books – Fiction – Sports

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