In this issue . . .
-- The Adventures of Saffron Sally
-- TV Directory sale . . .
-- The Women for Hire Career Expo: Book Writing Seminars
-- upcoming book trade shows
The Adventures of Saffron Sally
Novelist Melanie Lynn Hauser is writing a very interesting serial blog,
perhaps a novel in progress (although she denies this), but whatever it
is, it is good writing. Check it out here:
I just read Episode Six and it was a hoot. Or, as she would say, it
tickled my fanny.
TV Directory sale
Steve Harrison's Guide to the Top National TV Talk & Interview Shows
is going on sale today until Friday at 6:00 p.m. Eastern time. You can
save up to $200 for the best TV show directory by going to this website:
The guide features 259 top national shows with key contacts, what they
are looking for, and how to get booked. Shows include Oprah, Good
Morning America, CNN, Today, Fox News, MSNBC, Larry King Live,
Bloomberg TV, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, etc. A treasure trove
of detailed info that will help you get featured on national TV.
At the same time, Joe Sabah is asking people to join Joe's Bathrobe
Club to promote your book via radio shows done from home. Check out
the details at http://www.SabahRadioShows.com.
The Women for Hire Career Expo: Book Writing Seminars
Robyn Spizman, co-author of the Author 101 series, will be speaking at
The Women For Hire Career Expos on Thursday, March 27th in New York
and Tuesday, April 1st in Atlanta, Georgia. Each talk will be fast-paced
90-minute seminars on writing books and getting them published. Her
sessions will be from 10: 45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. each day.
To find out more about the Women for Hire Career Expos, go to
http://www.womenforhire.com. To find out about Robyn's talks, go to:
The registration fee for either talk is $85, but if you enter the following
code (BWPS) at checkout, you will save $20. To register for the talks,
go to http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=153309.
That is not an affiliate link. It just assures that you can get the $20
discount Robyn is offering to readers of this newsletter.
Another Seattle Post-Intelligencer blog
Ronda Del Boccio, The Story Lady, now has a blog at the Seattle PI
called Brain TV: http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/braintv. I like the
title. Should be a good read.
upcoming book trade shows
The following list of upcoming trade shows of interest to book publishers
comes courtesy of my book distributor, National Book Network:
London Book Fair -- Dates: 04/14 - 04/16
Location: Earls Court London / Web: http://www.londonbookfair.co.uk
IRA (International Reading Association) -- Dates: 5/4 – 5/8
Location: Atlanta, GA / Web: http://www.reading.org/association/meetings/annual.html
Book Expo America -- Dates: 05/30 - 06/01
Location: Los Angeles, CA / Web: http://www.bookexpoamerica.com
Book Expo Canada -- Dates: 06/15 - 06/16
Location: Toronto, Ontario / Web: http://www.bookexpo.ca
ALA (American Library Association) Conference -- Dates: 06/28 - 07/01
Location: Anaheim, CA / Web: http://www.ala.org/ala/eventsandconferencesb/annual/2008a/home.htm
Christian Booksellers Association Trade Show -- Dates: 07/13 - 07/17
Location: Orlando, FL / Web: http://www.christianretailshow.com
Frankfurt Book Fair -- Dates: 10/15 - 10/19
Location: Frankfurt, Germany / Web: http://www.frankfurt-book-fair.com
Quotable Books update
Dance as if no one were watching. Sing as if no one were listening.
And live every day as if it were your last. — Irish proverb
More great quotes at http://www.quotablebooks.com