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December 15, 2009: Bill of Rights Day, Basketball Birthday, Google Pajama Day, Sex Change Operation Anniversary, National Firefighters Day, Netscape 1.0 Browser Birthday

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

In this issue . . .
-- John Kremer's People You Should Know teleseminar series
-- All Headline News book reviews
-- specialty retailers
-- author success story
-- an interview with John Kremer

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. This was a great seminar for both business book authors and novelists. If you sign up now, you can still listen in on this wonderful seminar.

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. On Regis, he took someone out of the studio audience and made them $20,000 richer in less than 90 days. On live TV, he promised to make $24,000 in 24 hours. He failed. He made $94,532.44 instead. Alas. More interesting stories to come.

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

February 17th - Phyllis Zimbler Miller, founder of MillerMosaicPower and author of What You Should Know about Launching a Book on the Web.

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

March 3rd - Marika Flatt, founder of PR by the Book.

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.

June 2nd - Judith Briles, author, speaker, and consultant.

June 9th - Ellen Reid, book shepherd.

June 16th - Jeff Rivera, novelist, founder of

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 16th, so sign up soon. Each teleseminar starts at 8:00 p.m. Eastern. Note: there will be time for you to ask questions of me as well as my guest.

Sign up now by clicking here:

For more info:

All Headline News book reviews
All Headline News, one of the top 30,000 websites in the world, reviews books as part of its syndicated news and content. The following staff
members review books:

Joanna Mazewski, email:

Danielle George, email:

William Brown, email:

Address: All Headline News, 2771 Vista Parkway #F6, West Palm Beach FL 33411; 800-644-0508.

I don't know how many books they review each month, nor how large an audience they reach. You can call to ask. You can also email the book reviewers to see which one might be interested in reviewing your book.

specialty retailers
Here are a few specialty retailers who sell books as well as gifts, DVDs,
videos, supplies, and related items.

Cargo Bay Store, Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center, 1100 N Plum Street, Hutchison, Kansas 67501; 620-662-2305, ext. 307. Email: Web:
Features space and science gifts.

Explore Store, Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Boulevard, Wichita, Kansas 67203; 316-660-0630; Fax: 316-660-0670. Web: http://www.exploration. org. Science gifts.

Kansas Aviation Museum Gift Shop, Velda Marcum, Gift Shop Manager, 3350 S George Washington Boulevard, Wichita, Kansas 67210 ; 316-683-9242, ext. 24; Fax: 316-683-0573. Email: veldamarcum@kansasaviation Web: Features aviation themed books, toys, children's gifts, apparel, etc.

People's Grocery, 523 South 17th Street, Manhattan, Kansas 66502; 785-539-4811; Fax: 785-539-9671. Email: Web: Features local, natural, and organic goods as well as some related health books and cookbooks. Moving to a new location in the spring.

Quilting on the Square, Mary Pfeiler, 108 West 5th Street, Holton, Kansas 66436; 785-364-4050. Email: Web: Quilting supplies, books, fabrics, and more.

Sunflower Quilt Shop, Attn: Linda, 718 Oregon Street, Hiawatha, Kansas 66434; 785-742-4343. Email: Web: Quilting supplies, books, fabrics, and more.

Wild Things Gift Shop, Dillon Nature Center, 3002 East 30th Avenue, Hutchison, Kansas 67502; 620-663-7411; Fax: 620-663-7498. Web: Science and nature gifts.

author success story
I received the following email note from Kenn Amdahl of Clearwater Publishing in Colorado. Congrats, Kenn!

On December 6, Gareth Branwyn, senior editor of Make magazine mentioned my book, There Are No Electrons, as "one of his all time favorites." There was also a link on that page to a New York Academy of Science podcast from November 27 called "Great Science Reads" in which seven scientists recommend books. Beginning at 10 minutes and 38 seconds into this, they interview Dean Kamen (inventor of the Segway self balancing human transport) via his cell phone, and he recommends one book, Calculus for Cats by myself and Jim Loats. I thought that was pretty cool.

You can check out the blog comment and podcast at these links:

Blog comment by Branwyn:

NYAS Podcast:

an interview with John Kremer
The following blog features an interview with me (John Kremer). Check out the blog, and add a comment if you like.

Quotable Books
How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much
that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar. Trina Paulus

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