Monday, December 28, 2009

Seton Hill Writers News

Forza Renea will publish Lynn Salsi's latest middle grade novel about Ray Hicks titled Appalachian Jack Tales Told by Hicks, Ward, and Harmon Families; her first book featuring this prominent Appalachian storyteller, The Life and Times of Ray Hicks: Keeper of the Jack Tales, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize last year. Vietnam Firefight on Brown Water, her thesis novel for Seton Hill University's Writing Popular Fiction Program, recently won the Stars and Flag Award.

Laurie Alice Eakes sold two more books to Baker/Revell, the fifth and sixth books they have bought from her in the past eight months, and the twelfth and thirteenth books she has sold in the past thirteen months.

Les Compagnons de l'Ombre 6 (Tales of the Shadowmen 6) featuring the story "De Fer et de Bronze" by Christopher Paul Carey and Win Scott Eckert is now available guessed it! French.

Cynthia Ravinski has a new website:

Natalie and Matt Duvall will be teaching two online workshops in 2010. In February, it's Writing Action Scenes the WWE Way at Romance Writers of America: Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal Chapter and the second one is in August at Passionate Ink.

Susan Mallery's latest romance High Powered, Hot Blooded is on shelves now.

Maria V. Snyder's novel Sea Glass was number 5 on Locus Magazine's TRADE PAPERBACK BESTSELLERS LIST this month.

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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Seton Hill and Mike Arnzen in The Writer

The Writer_January 2010The Writer (January 2010)

In the January 2010 issue of The Writer, which is on stands now, Seton Hill mentor and Humanities Chair Michael A. Arnzen has an article about writing horror, something the four-time Bram Stoker Award winner certainly knows about, plus Seton Hill's WPF Program is featured in an article titled "10 MFA programs that offer a specialty focus" by Melissa Hart.