SEEN This Week 2/11/13

AOS101This week’s book, event, and author news:

Alana Lorens’ Secrets in the Sand was featured February 3 on Blurbs in Bloom, a web home for romances in the sweet and sensual range for those who like books without erotic content.

Randy Attwood received mention in the Kansas City Star’s February 1 edition for one of his novels, Blow Up the Roses.

A Writer’s Bucket List is an inspirational and educational ebook for budding writers. The book is a launching point for all of the possibilities of being a writer, a kick-in-the-butt for those who don’t know what to do next, and a simple guide to help writers forge their own unique career/life paths. Check it out at this link.

David Brown, author of Man vs. Cat, was a February 4guest blogger on Andi’s Middle Grade and Chapter Books. There is also an interview with one of the kitties, Buggles.

Heidi Lynn Anderson has been nominated for Holidays Menage Romances for her book Christmas Longing. Go here to vote.

Peycho Kanev’s poem Americans is published in the Evergreen Review. It was one of the last poems that the great editor Barney Rosset read and approved himself before he passed away in 2012. This great magazine presented some of the best and most provocative literary writing of the time: Jean-Paul Sartre, Samuel Beckett, Jack Kerouac, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, and many others.

Read and listen to Helen Yee’s and four other stories on Richard B. Wood ‘s excellent Word Count podcast.

Recently meeting a mega-author proved that with talent, hard work, determination, help from God, and a little luck dreams can turn into an incredible reality. Check out Randy Mitchell’s latest article here.

The Little Camera by LK Jay launched February 4 on Amazon.uk.

Chris Langer has a great article on Examiner.com on what not to expect from the next Playstation and Xbox.

My News for the Week:

Mark your calendars: I’ll be doing two live author chats in 2013. The first will be June 10 on Night Owl Romance, and the second October 22 on Coffee Time Romance.

AUTHORSDb listed me as one of their Top 20 Most Popular Authors February 9.

I was a guest blogger February 8 on Night Owl Romance, where I discussed my upcoming book, Klass Act.

The Cruiserweight ranked the following February 8 on Amazon:
#61 in Kindle Store – Kindle eBooks – Nonfiction – Sports – Individual Sports – Wrestling

The Cruiserweight’s Daughter ranked the following February 7 on Amazon:
#30 in Kindle Store – Kindle eBooks – Nonfiction – Sports – Individual Sports – Wrestling
#75 in Books – Sports and Outdoors – Individual Sports – Wrestling
#85 in Kindle Store – Kindle eBooks – Fiction – Genre Fiction – Sports

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