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December 8, 2009: Feast of the Immaculate Conception, AFL-CIO Birthday, Bodhi Day (Enlightenment of Buddha), Nuclear Free Day, John Lennon Remembrance Day, Winter Flowers Day, We Hate Broccoli Day, Mr. Fantasy Day

Details on these days and 18,800 others! can be found in
John Kremer's Celebrate Today Special Events Data Files.

In this issue . . .
-- directories of retail stores and organizations
-- John Kremer's People You Should Know Teleseminar Series
-- American Way magazine
-- journalists, media, brands and booksellers on Twitter

directories of retail stores and organizations
Some magazines feature directories of relevant retail stores and other organizations that sell books. Here are a few of those directories:

Bead & Button, Kalmbach Publishing, P O Box 1612, Waukesha WI 53187-1612. Web: This bimonthly magazine features a classified bead shop directory in every issue. Also features bead societies and websites. Features a complete listing of fiber and fabric shops. This same online directory can also be found at Direction Press also publishes a directory as Fiber & Fabric Mania! A Travel Guide.

Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, 92 Vandam Street, New York NY 10013.
Email: Web: Each issue features a classified directory of Buddhist centers, most of which have a small retail store that features books.

John Kremer's People You Should Know Teleseminar Series
I'm hosting a weekly teleseminar where I interview someone I think you should know - 1. Because you will learn some useful tips from them and 2. because they offer a service or product I think might help you market your books more effectively. The primary purpose of the teleseminars will be to teach you practical and effective book marketing tips.

This series of teleseminars will take place every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. Eastern, 5:00 p.m. Pacific, for the next 12 months. If you can make the live teleseminars, you'll be able to ask questions. But every teleseminar will be available for you to listen to  again online any time during the next two years.

Here are the next people I'll be featuring in this series . . .

December 9th - Bob Burg, author of Endless Referrals, The Success Formula, and The Go-Giver - How to build a Relationship Leveraging Machine and create Personal Walking Ambassadors for your books.

December 16th - John Harricharan, bestselling author of When You Walk on Water, Take the Boat and co-author of The Power of Simplicity. And founder of

December 23rd - Bill Quain, bestselling author of Overcoming Time
Poverty, 10 Rules to Break, 10 Rules to Make
, and Pro-Sumer Power.

December 30th - Jeanne Hurlbert and Joan Stewart, founders of and

January 5th - Mark Victor Hanson, bestselling co-author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series as well as founder of the Mega Book Marketing Universities. Has sold over 157 million books worldwide. His newest venture is Special day (Tuesday) and time (6:00 p.m. Eastern).

January 6th - Rick Frishman, co-founder of Planned TV Arts, president of Morgan James Publishing, and creator of the Author 101 Universities.

January 13th - Brad Walton, radio personality, media consultant, author, and speaker. Founder of and author of How Does the Heart Know Love?

January 20th - Frank Marquette, director of Light Box Trailers. He will talk about how authors can promote their books with video.

January 27th - Joel Bauer, founder of

February 3rd - Robert Allen, bestselling author of Multiple Streams of Income and many other titles.

February 10th - Dharmesh Shah, founder and CTO of HubSpot and developer of

February 24th - Sharon Williams, founder of The 24 Hour Secretary and the International Association of Virtual Author Assistants.

March 10th - Kathi Dunn and Ron "Hobie" Hobart, book cover designers with Dunn & Associates Design. Book covers are marketing tools that impact the success of books.

March 17th - Jackie Lapin, founder of Life Wisdom Network and

March 24th - Alex Carroll, creator of the program and guest on over 1,200 radio shows during the past ten years.

April 7th - Michelle Tennant Nicholson, founder of Wasabi Publicity,,, and

April 28th - Joanna Penn, creator of the Author 2.0 Blueprint and The Creative Penn blog on writing and publishing.

If you'd like to take part in this incredible series of teleseminars (there will be at least 52 of them), you can sign up for less than $1 per seminar by clicking here:

Again, the next teleseminar will be on Wednesday, December 9th, so sign up soon. Each teleseminar will start at 8:00 p.m. Eastern and last no more than one hour. And there will be time for you to ask questions of me as well as my guest.

Sign up now by clicking here:

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Nautilus Book & Audio Book Awards - 2010
We seek Publishers & Authors with books about making our lives more
meaningful and/or the world a better place. We accept traditional and
self-published books, audio & spoken word, children & teens in 28
categories. For more information, including Guidelines & Entry Forms,
Enter Now & Save
. More info, email:

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American Way magazine
This monthly airline magazine generally features some book reviews in every issue. Contact American Way, 4333 Amon Carter Boulevard, MD 5374, Fort Worth TX 76155; 817-967-1784; Fax: 817-967-1571. Email: Web:

Their November issue feature reviews of an autobiography of bluegrass musician Ralph Stanley, Tom Birchard and Natalie Danford's The Veselka Cookbook, and Richard Power's novel, Generosity.

Adam Pitluk, Editor

Chris Wessling, Senior Editor

Jessica Jones, Associate Editor. Reviewed The Veselka Cookbook.

Bob Mehr, Contributor. Reviewed Ralph Stanley's autobiography.

Steve Weinberg, Contributor. Reviewed Generosity.

journalists, media, brands and booksellers on Twitter
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journalists -

media -

brands -

And here is my list of booksellers to follow on Twitter:

Quotable Books
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life. Lee Iacocca, automotive executive

More great quotes and quotable books at

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