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        *** Free Listing in 2004 Directory

Elizabeth Lyon seeks freelance editors, book editors, copy
editors, ghostwriters, copywriters, tech writers, consultants
and coaches for inclusion in a national directory of editors
and writers for hire, a directory to be published by M. Evans
and Company in 2004.  No Fee.

Contact elyon@ordata.com to receive a form for a listing.


        *** Possible NPR Interviews

Co-author Dan Poynter writes:

and talk radio host Dr. Barton Goldsmith is looking for authors
to interview on his NPR radio show.  If you have a book with a
personal relationship or emotional/psychological slant please
send a copy and press kit to him to be considered for the show:
P.O. Box 4502, Thousand Oaks, CA 91359

Poynter also recommends the following item from Maxine Thompson:

"Guests wanted for Internet Radio Show coming soon on my website
at http://www.maxinethompson.com.  Will be interviewing authors,
publishers, bookstore owners and others in the food chain of

Co-author Dan Snow will appear January 20 at 9 AM eastern at
http://www.voiceamerica.com in an interview on new publishing
technologies.  Please tune in!


        *** Free Primer on Book Publishing

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a Business: The Realities and Framework for Success," (4 Pages,
$3.00, B-2-1) call 414-351-3056 or email j.b.mchugh@att.net


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        *** IPPY Awards for 2003 Now Open

The eighth annual "IPPY" Awards, conducted annually to honor the
year's best independently published titles, are now accepting
entries for books with 2003 copyrights or that were released
in 2003:



        *** Reminder: Radio Interview Opportunity

A recent item reads "I'm the executive Producer for a Consumer 
oriented national radio show. I'm looking for energetic,
interesting experts to join our well-known host to talk about
consumer life related issues: home care, pet care, car care,
travel, culinary arts (baking/cooking tips), elder care,
genealogical research, organizational skills ... you get the
picture! Authors of new books are welcome to inquire.  We're
looking for guests who can help our listeners walk away with
information they can put to use in their everyday lives.


        *** Reminder: Contests for Juvenile Fiction Writers

BANTAM DOUBLEDAY DELL BOOKS for Young Readers publishes "award-
winning books by distinguished authors and the most promising
new writers."  A good way to break in to this market is through
contests: the Marguerite de Angeli Contest and the Delacorte
Press Contest for a First Young Adult Novel. Check them out at

-- Tip courtesy of Rita Mills (www.thebookconnection.net)


        *** Reminder: Other Contests

ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards -- Deadline: Jan. 15, 
2004 -- Entry fee: $50


Writer's Digest International Self-Published Book Awards, Dead-
line: Dec. 15, 2003 -- Entry fee: $100/1st entry; $50/additional:



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