What happy news on the 4th of July! My heart is smiling ❤
Congratulations to the following category medalists:
38. Poetry Book
A Penny for Your Thoughts – Sherrill Cannon – SBPRA
Something Magical in the Soul: A Collection of Poetry – Walter Schenck CreateSpace
Comes to This – Jeff Weddle – Nixes Mate Books
Heart of the Broken World – Jeff Weddle – Nixes Mate Books
Dinosaurs Living in My Hair 2! – Jayne Rose-Vallee -Rosevallee Creations LLC
Your book was selected as a medalist in the 2018 Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) President’s Awards. All medalists will receive either a gold, silver, or bronze medal at our annual President’s Award Banquet in Lake Buena Vista, Florida this August 4, 2018.
Book Awards Committee Chairman &
Member of the Board of Directors
I’m so happy to remind you that in addition to the Gold Medal for Poetry, A Penny for Your Thoughts received the Reader Views Inside Scoop Live Award for the Most Innovative Book of Poetry.
I am now preparing to accept the Interview and Poetry Reading, which will be a podcast interview recorded and published on a personalized author page. I will also be provided an MP3 link to share on my social media sites, and it will be available on iTunes podcasts as well.
In addition to providing several topics of conversation not directly related to my book, I have been asked to select a poem I would like to read as part of the interview. That’s where I hope you will help me out! I will not choose Old Woman, since that was included in the lovely review I received from Reader Views, but I am leaning toward Grandfather Clock, Frozen Wasteland, My Tree, I Think of You, and several others.
Would you please let me know if you have any favorites you would like to hear me read? I would love to hear from you!!! (Please either comment here or send me an email firstname.lastname@example.org) Thanks so much!!!
I received the following email from a Marketing Group about The Magic Word:
Your book, The Magic Word, was evaluated and recommended by Professional Book Scouts. Book scouts has been asked by Traditional Publishers to review books that decision makers will be interested to take advantage and consider to buy the rights of the books. The book was on the top lists for Children’s Book genre and this is your opportunity since this was handpicked by a professional book scout. They reviewed thousands of Children’s books published from 2011 to 2016 and only 22 books were graded A. We have validated that your unique book has the potential and our goal for your book is to be recognized or acquired by specific decision makers like traditional publishers, International publishers, bookstores owners, libraries and schools covering rights sales negotiation and distribution of content across all formats including translation, print, digital, audio, film and television, creating a true global event and who will be able to help you reach out to your target audience to increase returns. Not all books can join this international book fair. Only books who has been evaluated by book scouts and acquired a grade of A, are invited to this event.
Your book is sure to capture a lot of attention this coming 2018 Bologna International Book Fair in Bologna, Italy dedicated for Children’s Books.
I had to respond that my publisher, SBPRA, represents all my children’s books at all the International Fairs… but it was very nice to receive this lovely validation!!
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