Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Seton Hill Writers Deals and Publication News for November 2010

The subject of Patrick Picciarelli's true crime book, Takedown: The True Story of the Undercover Cop Who Brought Down the Real-Life Sopranos, has optioned his life rights to Steven Spielberg and Steve Zaillian for a feature-length movie based on Patrick's proposal.

Patrice Luneski sold her paranormal YA novel, Lethally Blonde to Leap Books. It will be out in Fall 2011.

The second book in Pearl North's Libyrinth Trilogy, The Boy From Ilysies, is out and available in bookstores everywhere.
The Boy from Lysies by Pearl North
The Book Beat has signed copies available. Calico Reaction has a review up here.

Two holiday novels by Seton Hill Writers are on the shelves now:
The Spy Who Saved Christmas_Dana Marton
Dana Marton's The Spy Who Saved Christmas
The Spy Who Saved Christmas by Dana Marton
A Montana Mavericks Christmas_Susan Mallery
A Montana Maverick's Christmas by Susan Mallery and Karen Rose Smith
Susan Mallery's A Montana Mavericks Christmas with Karen Rose Smith.

Also, Susan's Finding Perfect is an editors' pick for Top Ten Romance Novels of 2010 at

Heidi Ruby Miller has an article in Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of The PennWriter titled "Almost There", which she talks about on her blog.

The Winter 2010 issue of Eye Contact includes the poem "Origami Moon" by Penny Dawn, photographs by Jason Jack Miller ("Wave Swinger") and Meg Mims ("Clockwork") and short stories by Matt Duvall ("The Shorts Have Eyes") and Heidi Ruby Miller ("Sounds in the Jungle").

Jennifer Brisendine's creative non-fiction essay titled "Oh Hell! What Have We Here?" was accepted last week for publication in The Pedestrian, a quarterly literary journal of non-fiction.

Mary SanGiovanni's novel Thrall will be out Spring 2011.

Michael A. Arnzen and Heidi Ruby Miller's Many Genres, One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction from Headline Books, Inc., will hit shelves in April 2011.

Timons Esaias sold a poem to Strange Horizons.

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Seton Hill Writers Updates for November 2010

November news for Seton Hill Writers:

Meg Mims is a new staff writer for Lake Effect Living, an online magazine about life along the shore of Lake Michigan. Meg's column is Lighting the Lake.

W. D. Prescott talks about Literary Horror on Goodreads and interviews Andrew Wolter at The Non-Horror Reader Survey.

Jessica Freely's Rust Belt is a finalist for the Mystery, Suspense, and Adventure Erotic Romance Category of the 2011 EPIC eBook Awards Competition™.

Mary SanGiovanni's Funky Werepig Interview is available for streaming or download.

Michael A. Arnzen's Halloween poetry readings are on video at The Morgantown Poets Society.

Damsels in Regress are running The Little Blog on the Prairie Contest until Friday, November 26, 2010.

Heidi Ruby Miller interviewed Pearl North for her PATHS TO PUBLICATION series.

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