SEEN This Week 12/2/13


A new column wasn’t originally set to appear until December 9, but there’s some great news that I wanted to pass along sooner!

Congratulations to all winners of this year’s NaNoWriMo challenge! If you didn’t finish in this year’s event, rest assured you aren’t alone. 50,000 words in 30 days isn’t easy, and 2014 can mark a fresh start. Log on to NaNoWriMo web site to view the (albeit very long) list of the 2013 winners.

Clean Authors Promotion Event is preparing a 99 cent Christmas sale, which will take place December 19-21, 2013.

Mikey Brooks is looking for eBooks giveaways for his sequel’s virtual book launch on December 7. He will send people to like your Facebook pages or follow you on Twitter. Contact here for additional details.

Erin O’Quinn was featured on her publisher’s blog November 19. The post featured Erin’s new M/M holiday fantasy Merry Christmas, Utah.

Be sure to check out Tom Winton’s latest novel, A Second Chance In Paradise.

A Taylor-Made Life by Kary Rader has been selected by Romance Reader Girl as one of the Best Books of 2013.

G Mitchell Baker has a short story contribution titled A Hummingbird at Christmas in Master Koda Select Publishing’s Holiday Keepsakes: A Collection of Stories, Poems and Memories.

Note to authors: there is a free online author contest. Submit your work at this link.

Authors Danielle Zwissler and Kristal McKerrington are scheduled upcoming guest on The L. Anne Carrington Show Danielle is set to appear this Wednesday (December 4). Kristal is scheduled for December 11‘s broadcast. The L. Anne Carrington Show airs each Wednesday at 2:00 PM Eastern unless otherwise indicated.

My News For The Week:

The Marilyn Diaries was released to a strong reception November 22 on Amazon Kindle. The book is also available in paperback. A free download promotional event took place November 26-29, with over 300 downloads worldwide! Thanks to everyone who participated in the promotion.

Official book trailer for The Marilyn Diaries can be viewed at this link.

A virtual release party for The Marilyn Diaries will be Wednesday, December 18. Facebook members may go here to RSVP. Readings from the book will take place on The L. Anne Carrington Show’s December 18 broadcast.

Paperback versions of The Cruiserweight’s Daughter (released on Kindle October 2012) and Klass Act (released on Kindle March 2013) went on sale at Amazon in late November.

A free Kindle promotion for Klass Act runs today through December 6. Promotions for The Cruiserweight and The Cruiserweight’s Daughter will take place in the next two weeks.

Do you have news you’d like to see in an upcoming column? Either post it on a related site or email before the following week. Also follow me on Twitter @lacarrington1.