SEEN This Week 10/21/13


It’s been a long two weeks, so let’s catch up on the latest book, author, and event news!

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is set to get underway in only 11 days! Visit their web site to be part of this year’s challenge to write a novel in thirty days. Need some encouragement? Join the Facebook support group.

Cody Kennedy recently wrote an informative and outstanding guest post on The Boys on the Brink blog, Writing Sex and Violence in Young Adult Works.

Kawand Crawford released a new book, Clients and Their Caregivers: Helpful Tips from a “Quadriplegic”, a short read of helpful tips for individuals with disabilities, their caregivers, family and friends. the books enlightens and educates readers on demanding working relationships between caregivers and those with physical disabilities.

Stories for Amanda, an anthology by sixteen best selling authors and benefits against bullying, is set for release October 22. 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated toward fighting the bullying epidemic at

Tom Winton has finished his latest novel and now on its way to an editor.

Wendy Jones posted a blog on October 12 on four top apps for writers.

The question for thriller fans isn’t “why read Raymond Khoury’s new novel ,Rasputin’s Shadow”? If it was, you could ask the rogue Russian FSB agent who’s only known as “The Deathless,” pose your inquiry to certain shady CIA operatives and “security contractors,” Psy-loving Korean car-jackers, or perhaps one of those nightclub-dwelling Russian “Mafiya”mobsters. They’re all chasing an infernal machine whose twisted provenance dates back to Rasputin, and has the power to turn an entire city into a bloodbath with the mere flick of a switch. Clearly the question for thriller fans is, why would you not read Rasputin’s Shadow?

My Latest News:

My recap of the October 7 episode of Monday Night Raw was published October 11 on

For those who missed it, I was a guest author October 1 on Musetracks Click here to read the feature.

Join me tomorrow night (October 22) on Coffee Time Romance, where I will be doing a live author chat beginning at 9:00 PM Eastern.

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