Chip says it's age which caused my back to go out for no good reason last week. I say it's the onset of cold weather since I was reaching into my closet for a sweater. And it wasn't even a heavy sweater! Anyway, just more motivation for me to move to Maui.
Until then …
Lacy Williams is writing MARRYING MISS MARSHAL, her first book for Steeple Hill.
Jay Patleitner has signed with Harvest House to write three more books following his recent title, 52 THINGS KIDS NEED FROM A DAD.
CATCH A FALLING STAR by Lynette Sowell was recently sold to Barbour.
Sandra is teaching at the upcoming Nov 6-7 Indiana Christian Writers conference sponsored by Wesleyan Publishing.
On November 6th, Chip is teaching a proposal seminar in Richmond, Virginia. Spaces are available…
Well-known writer Alton Gansky has put together a strong faculty for his intimate, new-style writing conference, coming up October 18-22 in New Mexico. If you’d like to meet people in the industry, but are a bit intimidated by one of those 500-attendee gatherings, check out what he’s doing at the Southwest Christian Writers Studio: http://www.altongansky.typepad.com/swcws/
Sandra has been invited to join faculty at the San Diego State University conference January 28-30, 2011; Florida Christian Writers conference March 2-6, 2011; and Mt. Hermon, April 14-19, 2011.
OTHER NEWS/AUTHOR EVENTS
Anita Higman and Irene Brand's Summerside Press title LOVE FINDS YOU UNDER THE MISTLETOE, is going into its second printing after only one month.
Theresa Flores has teamed with actress Abigal Mason and producer Dan Paulson to produce a movie of the week based on her teen sex-trafficking memoir THE SLAVE ACROSS THE STREET. It is currently being pitched to networks.
Poppy Smith will be the main speaker at Oregon Christian Writer's Fall conference this weekend.
And other congratulations worth repeating: MacGregor Literary is excited about all the 2010 INSPY Award finalists we represent:
General & Literary Fiction: CROSSING OCEANS by Gina Holmes, Tyndale House
Creative Non-Fiction: GOD HIDES IN PLAIN SIGHT by Dean Nelson, Brazos Press *
Speculative Fiction: THE LAST CHRISTIAN by David Gregory, Waterbrook Press *; ROOMS by James Rubart, B&H Publishing
Young Adult Fiction: SO OVER MY HEAD by Jenny B Jones, Thomas Nelson
*These are current MacGregor Literary authors, whose books were previously represented by another agency.
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