Check out the latest from our talented members:
The Retirement Boom: An All-Inclusive Guide to Money, Life, and Health in Your Next Chapter, by local author Catherine Allen from Orleans and Santa Fe, NM, was published by Career Press and hit the bookstores and online October 19th.
Ray Anderson achieved a successful launch of his thriller The Trail. Over a hundred people attended, and 92 copies were sold at Hingham Public Library. Future events can be viewed on his event page at www.RayKAnderson.com.
Sid Bennett has published a family memoir, OEDIPUS MAX, through CreateSpace. It can be found on Amazon and Kindle.
The Saltwater Marsh, a Magical Place by Consie Berghausen has been published by Riverhaven Books and is available on Amazon. It is a children’s picture book (ages 3-7) about the animals of the marsh. It is in rhyming verse with lovely illustrations by Nina Berghausen.
Hugh Blair-Smith’s first book, Left Brains for the Right Stuff: Computers, Space, and History will be published by SDP Publishing on 16 Nov 2015.
Anita Caruso will be featured in a radio interview for the Author’s Show, which will play for 24 hours from midnight Monday, Nov 2nd to midnight Nov 3rd. Go to www.theauthorsshow.com and click on the book title Brayden’s Magical Jungle to listen. Please also join her as she will have a space selling her memoir, As Ever, Pudd, and her children’s book, Brayden’s Magical Jungle, at the Country Christmas Bazaar at the Corpus Christi Parish, 324 Quaker Meeting House Road, East Sandwich, Ma. on Saturday, November 21st from 9am-2pm.
MY BIG TOW-The Adventures of Captain Recovery, by Kyle Chirgwin, earns the CLC Seal of Approval. The Children’s Literary Classics has given MY BIG TOW a Five Star review.
Rick Cochran just released his book Wellfleet Tales, a collection of his short stories about growing up in Wellfleet in the fifties and sixties. Rick used Createspace to publish his work, which is now available on Amazon or through Rick. One of his stories was just published in Good Old Days magazine.
When not meeting with the Independent Writers group in Falmouth, Thomas D. Kersting coordinates Lake Writers, a writing workshop in Lake Carmel, N.Y. and records his blog posts on Pawling (NY) Public Radio, WPWL, 103.7 FM. His blog, “In the Shade,” can be found at thomasdkersting.com.
Diane McDonough’s poem, When the Goldenrod Fades, has been published in the 20th Anniversary Issue of the Aurorean, Fall/Winter 2015-2016.
Melanie P. Merriman has published a cookbook written with her brother-in-law Peter Merriman, a well-known chef in Hawaii. Merriman’s Hawaii features recipes that reflect the culture and flavors of the islands, along with stories about the farmers and ranchers that supply Chef Merriman’s restaurants. More information at www.merrimanshawaii.com.
J Bean and Chris Palmer’s Cape Cod Witch Series of middle grade fantasy adventures received the Mom’s Choice Award for excellence and was just announced a winner in the New Book Awards contest 2016, following a successful introduction to industry professionals at Book Expo America in New York this spring. The Cape Cod Witch website has received a magical makeover by the Cape’s own web wizard Jody McNamara; check out the enchantment at www.CapeCodWitch.com.
Check out Wendy Shreve’s interview on her book Dark Sea: http://www.sandiegobookreview.com/dark-sea-an-interview-with-author-wendy-shreve/.
Besides writing 1000 words a day to finish her third novel, The Old Cape’s Hollywood Secret, Barbara Eppich Struna will be selling, signing, and talking about her books during a Christmas Fair in Sandwich on Sat.& Sun, November 21, 22, 10–3:30. Location: Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School on Sandwich Road.
Former CCWC President and best-selling author Kevin Symmons met two exciting milestones recently. His best-selling Cape Cod techno-thriller Out of the Storm broke into the Amazon top 100 in that category at #84. Kevin also felt honored to become a member of the Authors Guild, a goal he has sought since becoming a writer.
Author Ric Wasley has been tapped by the Academy of Lifelong Learning to teach one of his popular “Marketing for Writers” classes for their spring semester at Cape Cod Community College.
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