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Current information on recent events and new signings.

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Award Winning Book!!!

ACTS OF GOD AND MAN by Michael R. Powers

Acts of God and Man: Ruminations on Risk and Insurance, was recognized by the awards committee of the American Risk and Insurance Association as the most influential text published on the economics of risk management and insurance in 2011. 

 

 

 

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Award Winning Book!!!

WALNUT WINE & TRUFFLE GROVES
by Kimberley Lovato and Laura Schmalhorst

Kimberley and Laura are the recipients of TWO awards!

 

Cordon' d'Or Academy of Culinary Arts - Gold Ribbon International Culinary Academy Award, 2011

Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Culinary Travel Division

 

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UC Davis Extension
Getting Published:  The Business of Creative Writing
Instructor: Verna Dreisbach - begins April 26, 2010

Learn about the world of publishing and gain an edge toward publishing your own work. Review the various markets of book-length fiction and creative nonfiction, as well as poetry, short stories and personal essays. Learn about writing the short and long synopsis, editing and revising, as well as researching and targeting the right agents and editors. Practice writing query letters and learn about tracking submissions and deciphering rejections and more.  

http://extension.ucdavis.edu/unit/arts_and_humanities/course/listing/?unit=ARTS&prgList=WRT&coursearea=Writing

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Possible Award!!!
It Gets Easier! And Other Lies We Tell New Mothers
by Claudine Wolk

Claudine's book is a finalist in the parenting category in ForeWord Reviews' Book of the Year Awards. 
The awards were established to bring increased attention to librarians and booksellers of the literary and graphic achievements of independent publishers and their authors.  

http://www.bookoftheyearawards.com/books/9780814415023/

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Why We Ride Literary Award and more...
San Mateo County Fair, CA

Check out the San Mateo County Fair's Literary Arts Division with several awards including a science fiction/fantasy award sponsored by Laurel Anne Hill, author of Heroes Arise and
a memoir award sponsored by Linda Joy Myers, author of The Power of Memoir: How to Write Your Healing Story.  Visit the following link for additional details:

https://www.sanmateocountyfair.com/pdf/2010/2010_premium/52-64%20FINE%20ARTS%202010%20NEW%20LAYOUT.pdf

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FAITH, HOPE & HEALING
Dr. Bernie Siegel
Wiley

NY Times bestselling author, Dr. Bernie Siegel, releases his newest book on cancer.  In this collection of inspirational and true stories, my story “Checkmate” addresses the importance of spending time with loved ones, especially grandfathers who love vanilla ice cream and chess. 

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EQUUS MAGAZINE
March 2009

My love of riding and writing come together in this EQUUS True Tale.
Get a glimpse of my childhood on the racetrack and my love of the racehorse.
http://www.zinio.com/pages/Equus/Mar-09/377356323/pg-67

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Book Release:  Sizzling Sex in 30 Days
Secrets and solutions for lovers
by:  Roz Van Meter
Alpha/Penguin

One of the first books I ever sold as an agent (not with DLM) has recently been released. 
I am very excited for Roz and look forward to her success.  You can view her website at
http://rozvanmeter.com/books-by-roz/sizzling-sex.htm

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Dinner with Terry Brooks and Eldon Thompson

After Terry's book signing at Borders in Fair Oaks on September 14th, I was fortunate enough to spend a wonderful evening with Terry Brooks, his lovely wife Judine, Eldon Thompson, Kathryn Mattingly (author and board member to Capitol City Young Writers) and Kathryn's husband Dennis. 

Call for Submissions:  Women and Horses Anthology

If you are a woman with a love of horses and have an exceptional, heartwarming story you would like to share, please visit http://horsesandwomen.blogspot.com for further details on how you could possibly become a contributor to a new anthology by Seal Press.

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