As we celebrate the holidays, let’s also take a moment to celebrate the recent accomplishments of our inspiring members!
Sandra Bolton has recently completed a beautiful coffee table book called Explore Contemporary Marstons Mills, Cape Cod that will be available for purchase the week of December 14th. Limited edition: reserve your copy now!
Rick Cochran had a great turn-out for his book reading/signing at the Wellfleet COA. In its first three week, his book, Wellfleet Tales, has already broken the century mark in sales.
Marina Davalos won an essay contest for The Barefoot Writer on her success with National Novel Writing Month. Check it out here: The Barefoot Writer.
Jan Krause Greene was invited to participate in Local Authors Night at Jesse M Smith Memorial Library in Harrisville, RI on December 3 to talk about and sign her novel I CALL MYSELF EARTH GIRL.
This February, Belle Bridge Books will release SWANN SONGS, the 4th book in Arlene Kay’s Boston Uncommon Mystery Series. Join new bride Eja Kane Swann as she learns that revenge is both SWEET and DEADLY.
Christina Laurie of West Falmouth has successfully completed the NaNoWriMo challenge for 2015. National Novel Writing Month, which occurs every November, challenges writers to create a 50,000-word book or new novel in a month. That averages out to 1,667 words a day. Christina wrote a middle grade fantasy called “Silver Wood” in 30 days.
In November, David Litwack published The Stuff of Stars, the second book in The Seekers dystopian trilogy (Amazon: http://amzn.to/1ltNjw9).
Steven P. Marini’s latest mystery, Schmuel’s Journey, is out as an ebook and paperback. A young man who survived the Holocaust finds he can’t escape his past while living in a small New Hampshire college town. A Nazi monster may be hiding there in plain sight. Is he a killer or is there another criminal on the loose?
Diane McDonough’s poem, “A Prompting in Winter (Prince’s Cove),” has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize by the National League of American Pen Women Poetry Editor, Treanor Baring.
Debbie McNaughton had a short story published in Reminisce Magazine Dec/Jan issue, titled “The Little Auto That Could.”
Member Judith Partelow will be featured in a Prime Time Magazine article in December that will spotlight her self-published chapbook, A Woman’s Heart. And on Thursday, December 17th, she and the members of The Scargo Hill Poets (created by her out of the Cape Cod Writers Center) will do a reading at 7 pm at the Dennis Memorial Library on Old Bass River Rd. and Rte 6A in Dennis. A free event! www.judithpartelow.com
Barbara Eppich Struna’s second historical novel, The Old Cape Teapot, is #1 on Amazon’s 100 bestsellers list for ebooks in historical fiction, mystery, thriller, & suspense. She will be signing her books at Struna Galleries in Chatham on December 11 and 12 during their Christmas stroll.
Current CCWC members are invited to submit their news to the next Member News Roundup, which will be posted to our blog and Facebook page on the first Monday in January. To have your news included, please email a one or two sentence announcement to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, January 1st. Write “Member News” in the subject line, and be sure the announcement includes your name exactly as you would like it to appear. We do not have room for longer articles or reviews, but you may include an email or website link so readers may contact you or find further information. If you have multiple events, signings, etc. coming up, the best way to publicize these is with a link to a calendar on your own blog or website. (Please note that we reserve the right to edit any announcement for length or for potentially offensive or controversial content.)