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        *** Possible Book Review Opportunity

REVIEWER WANTS nonfiction books on tobacco addiction, life-
behavioral-change experiences, applied creativity, and self
managment topics with supportive research. Please query with a
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        *** Call for Award Entries:

"IndyLit" is accepting submissions for their "Ulysses" Award:


All books of fiction published or revised and reprinted from
October 2001 to November 2002 are eligible.  Verse and non-
fiction are ineligible.

NOTE: there is a $50 "reading fee" but it is paid to the
reviewer, not retained by IndyLit.


        *** Reviews and Interviews Possible

Women on Writing (or W.O.W.) wants books for review and authors
for interview, starting in December:

Historical non-fiction review
Historical fiction review
Western Review
General Fiction Review
New Age/Spirituality Review
Sci-fi Review
Literary Fiction Review

Contact Jody Gore by e-mail ( JodyKay@chartermi.net ) for info.


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        *** iUniverse To Pitch POD Books to Kensington

iUniverse says its books that sell 500 copies in six months will
"possibly" be sent to Kensington for review.  However, "The pub-
lisher will not be obligated to print any book," said Steven
Zeitchik of Publishers Weekly, on 9/18.

"To become more appealing to authors," Zeitchik added, "it needs
to increase the odds that authors will get print deals, but if
it increases print deals, it limits its own royalty streams, a
paradox not unlike having kids to save the marriage..."


        *** Rose/Clegg Offer Marketing Course

A special invitation from Wired reporter and author M.J. Rose,
and colleague Doug Clegg:

"This isn't a theoretical course.  M.J. Rose and Doug Clegg work
one on one with each student. At the end of six weeks you'll
learn everything you need to go forth and get attention for
your book."

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        *** Word-of-Mouth is Better than Advertising?

Learn how an author sold 6,000 POD books through word-of-mouth



        *** Reminder: New Book Review Outlet

Send books on Romance, Writing, Children, Inspirational, Horror,
Adult, Erotic and Fantasy.  Query by e-mail with a description
of the book first.  Misti Jackson: mrj75@shawneelink.net



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