This page lets editors and clients know what our CNW members are doing now. Follow the links to see their books, articles, and other accomplishments.
Members, please refer to our Guidelines for Member News listings.
(October 5, 2015) Jacquelyn Lynn has a new book out: The Power of Mobile Apps: How a Mobile App Can Increase Sales, Strengthen Customer Loyalty and Grow Your Bottom LineóNo Matter What Business You're In. It's available on Kindle from Amazon at http://goo.gl/kMbEXp or in PDF format from Jackie's website at http://goo.gl/d5veaG
(October 5, 2015) Mary Harwell Sayler has an "Ask Mary" column as well as a poem, "Taking a Selfie with Jesus," in issue #4 (October - December 2015) of Happy Sis Magazine: http://store.happysis.com/issue-04-contentment/
(September 18, 2015) Barbara Florio Graham will be presenting a mini-version of her popular creativity workshop to the National Capital Region of Canadian Authors' Association this fall. Bobbi contributed an article on this subject for the CAA newsletter, the Byline: http://canadianauthors.org/nationalcapitalregion/ - Bobbi is also offering a new feature on her website, http://SimonTeakettle.com, which allows visitors to ask one FREE question on a variety of topics, including publishing, writing, marketing, and other areas of my expertise. The link is on the Site Map, where you can also locate links to all the resources (many of them free).
(September 18, 2015) Jacquelyn Lynn has a new book out: Put Your Website to Work: How Lawyers, Therapists, Coaches and Other Professional Service Providers Can Turn Their Websites Into Money-making Machines (Conversations) - In this book, based on an in-depth conversation with digital marketing expert Davina Frederick, J.D., you'll learn how to use your website to generate leads and revenue. Available on Amazon or on Jackie's own webiste.
(September 8, 2015) Kings River Life, an online magazine, has published an article by Carol J. Perry: "Vintage Mysteries Star at Antiquarian Book Fair." You can read it at http://kingsriverlife.com/09/05/vintage-mysteries-star-at-antiquarian-book-f air/ - Also, Carol has signed another three-book contract with Kensington for more Witch City mysteries. Book 3: Look Both Ways will be released October 27, and has already received a nice review from Kirkus.
(September 7, 2015) Jeff Boyle has a new trade paperback novel out: Nam World (Taylor and Seale Publishing, Daytona Beach Shores, Florida). The book is available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Books-A-Million, (Amazon Kindle and paperback) "Nine Eleven and a corrupt Florida Vietnam War theme park provide the backdrop for Nam World, the story of a Vietnam veteran struggling to free himself from thirty years of self-confined post-traumatic stress. He meets a woman damaged by the same war and suffering her own survivor's guilt, and sees a chance for healing and redemption if only he will undertake a three thousand mile journey to find her." Nam World chapters won First Place in our 2015 Writing Competition plus two other awards.
(September 5, 2015) Do you know why over 81% of authors fail? It's for the same reason businesses fail; there is no viable plan. In business, it would be a business plan. In publishing we write a book proposal. Before you ever start writing that book, read Patricia Fry's brand new book: Propose Your Book, How to Craft Persuasive Proposals for Nonfiction, Fiction, and Children's Books (Allworth Press). paperback or Kindle edition
(August 19, 2015) Althia Ellis will appear at the Deerfield Beach Historical Society, Butler House, 380 East Hillsboro Blvd. on Sunday, August 30, 2-5 pm, to talk about her latest book, Coming of Age at the Focal Point: How Senior Centers Enhance Quality of Life for Older Adults. Admission is free; plus, there will be plenty of food, fun, exhibits, and tours.
(August 6, 2015) Women's Wisdom: Pass It On! by Kathleen Vestal Logan was published in May. It's nonfiction and in the self-help category. As she says, "We generously share our favorite recipes for cooking, so why not help each other by sharing our wisdom, too?" Parts of the book include: growing up, not old; becoming who you were meant to be; emotions; resilience; relationships; and, thinking about what's next in life. Publisher: Wyatt-MacKenzie. It's available as a paperback or ebook from all venues, including Amazon. Her author site is www.womenswisdompassiton.com. Kathleen was chosen as the Featured Author for The Transition Network's national online newsletter in June.
(August 6, 2015) Ron Chepesiuk has been invited to speak at the Mob Museum (www.themobmuseum.org) in Las Vegas next February. The presentation will be on some aspect of Black organized crime history. Stay tuned for more details.
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Email your Member News to MemberNews@Writers-Editors.com, providing:
- book title, publisher. and launch date, if your announcement is a new book;
- award name, presenting organization, and date presented
- article title, magazine or newspaper in which it appears, date of issue;
- blog launch or other Internet announcement with appropriate URL;
- other - send it along for consideration.
Announcements will remain online for approximately 60 days. Books will then be moved to our Book Bag if not already posted there.