Thursday, September 3, 2009

Network with Us September 2009

Attorney Ruth Rymer released her second book, Susannah, A Lawyer: From Tragedy to Triumph (Langdon Street Press, 9/1/09). It is a historical fiction about the Midwest's first female lawyers. The book is endorsed by a Christy Award Winner & a California Supreme Court Judge, among other legal & literary luminaries. Register to win free paperbacks throughout the book's blog tour. For tour itinerary, visit

Okay all of you cool people with Amazon Kindle readers, you may now purchase Wai-nani, High Chiefess of Hawai’i at the Kindle store on Amazon.

Want to travel light, save the trees, and store hundreds of books without losing a room? Then think Kindle. A Kindle reader allows you download books, newspapers, magazines and blogs into a device you can fit in the palm of your hand.. Check it out on Amazon.

Wai-nani is also available in paperback on Amazon.
And at

The previous Summer 2009 Writing Contest is now in its reading/judging phase. The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves arranging words into the beautiful art of poetry or writing a story that's worth telling everyone! And to all who have the ability to dream... Write poem 30 lines or fewer on any subject or a short story, 5 pages maximum on any theme for a chance to win up to $500.00 in cash prizes. All works must be original.

Free paperbacks and audio books will be given away during Inheriting the Trade's virtual tour in September. Publisher's Weekly named the MP3 version of this book one of 2008's finest releases, and the PBS documentary based on the book was just nominated for an Emmy.

Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts its Legacy as the Largest Slave-Trading Dynasty in U.S. History by award-winning journalist Thomas DeWolf (Beacon Press)

View the tour itinerary for where to register for free copies at

Submitted by Stephanie Barko, Literary Publicist

Ginosko Literary Journal is accepting short fiction & poetry, audio recordings, creative non-fiction, interviews, social justice concerns for the 9th issue of the literary journal ginosko, the summer issue.

Editorial lead time 1-2 months; accept simultaneous submissions and reprints; length flexible, accept excerpts. Receives postal submissions & email—prefer email submissions as attachments in Microsoft Works Word Processor or Rich Text Format. Copyright reverts to author.

Publishing as semiannual ezine, winter and summer. Selecting material from ezine for printed anthology. Check downloadable issues on website for style & tone:

Use latest version of Adobe Reader.

ezine circulation 4500+. Website traffic 750-1000 hits/month.

Also looking for artwork, photography, to post on website and links to exchange.

Ginosko (ghin-océ-koe) ~ To perceive, understand, realize, come to know; knowledge that has an inception, a progress, an attainment. The recognition of truth by experience.

Member CLMP. Listed in Best of the Web 2008.

Ginosko Literary Journal
Robert Paul Cesaretti, Editor
PO Box 246
Fairfax, CA 94978

Frankie, the Walk 'N Roll Dog has been bestowed the prestigious honor of official mascot for National Disabled Pets Day, founded by Colleen Paige, author and animal behaviorist of Animal Miracle Network. Frankie's mom, author, Barbara Techel wrote Frankie's true, inspirational story which takes you through Frankie's spinal injury, therapy, healing, and perseverance, to give anyone facing a challenge hope and inspiration that they too can overcome their own challenges. Frankie continues to bring a positive face to animals with disabilities, while her Mom, Barbara joyfully cheers her on, and shares her story. To read more about Barbara and Frankie visit,

Individual copies of Janet Grace Riehl's audio book Sightlines: A Family Love Story in Poetry and Music is available on CD Baby (link) at $25.00. But you can get a handsome discount (20 to 5O percent) if you: 1) have a bookstore and would like to stock 5 copies of the audio book ($12.50 per copy = 50 percent discount); 2) sell "Sightlines" audio book to friends or give copies as gifts ( $20/copy = 20 per cent discount for 5 copies); 3) donate copies to your historical society, library, nursing home, or hospice. ( $20/copy = 20 percent discount). Contact Janet via email via the contact button at

Contest to win a free book marketing consultation

Whether you are traditionally or independently published, as an author you have the primary responsibility for promoting your book. Wouldn't it be great to have some personal coaching to help you develop or refine your book marketing plan?

To celebrate the launch of her newest book, Texas Book Marketing Handbook, book marketing coach Dana Lynn Smith is sponsoring a contest to win a free book marketing consultation.

Everyone who enters gets a free copy of Dana’s ebook, Top Book Marketing Tips, and a free subscription to her monthly ezine, The Savvy Book Marketer. Go to by September 15 to enter the contest.

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