Up and Coming – August 2014

Hope this finds you and yours healthy and happy.

I just finished participating in this year’s New England Author’s Exposition, July 30, in Danvers MA. As usual, Chris Obert did an outstanding job organizing the event. It was a great opportunity, not just for selling and signing books, but also for networking with other authors and writing-related professionals. As always, it was wonderful just taking in the fantastic ambiance at the event site: the marvelous Danversport Yacht Club.

Local Author Book Fair – August 5, 7 – 8:15 pm, Avon Free Public Library – 281 Country Club Rd., Avon CT 06001 – 860-673-9712 – http://www.avonctlibrary.info
I will be joining thirty Connecticut authors representing a wide array of genres, selling and signing our books. Enjoy light refreshments, select your favorite reading materials (or gifts for others), talk directly to the authors, and get them to sign and dedicated your books. For more information visit: http://www.avonctlibrary.info/PDFs/BookFairFlyer.pdf

Open House – Osher Lifelong Learning Institute – UConn – 99 East Main St. Waterbury – 203-236-9800. If you are interested in continuous learning for mature adults, this is the place to be. Low cost, high quality courses in a wide variety of disciplines, including writing and literature courses. While you are there, pick up a copy of the forth volume of Voices and Visions. I currently chair the editorial committee for this annual literary and arts review and the entire committee is particularly proud of the current edition. In it, you will also find my latest short story: Leftovers. For more information, visit the website: http://olli.uconn.edu/

Coming in September

A Book and A Chat. I’ll be interviewed live 6:30 pm, Sept 2 on Barry Eva’s radio show.
Wine Stories – September 6, 2:30 – 5:00 pm, at the Connecticut Valley Winery. Pair your reading with your favorite wine. What could be better?

Where can you get Amanda’s Room?

The Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial Hospital Campus, Gift Shop, 81 Meriden Avenue Southington, CT06489
Tops Market, 887 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, Southington, CT06479, (860) 628-8794
The Southington Chamber of Commerce, 1 Factory Sq # 201, Southington, CT 06489, (860) 628-8036

The Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave. Bristol, 06010, (860) 584-7895, has copies available to loan to their members.

Amanda’s Room is available at many on-line sites. Among the most prominent are:
Amazon.com (paperback and Kindle), http://www.amazon.com/Amandas-Room-Chuck-Miceli/dp/1475291973
BarnesandNoble.com (paperback and Nook), http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/amandas-room-chuck-miceli/1109800880
Smashwords.com (multiple e-book formats), https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/131678
Paretreepublishing.net (paperback).

If you have read Amanda’s Room and have not already done so, please consider adding your review to one of the on-line outlet sites. Personal recommendations are one of the best forms of advertising.

Libraries – Paperback copies of Amanda’s Room can be borrowed from the following public libraries:

Connecticut: Coventry, Forestville, Oxford, Southington, W. Hartford (Faxon Branch), Willington
Massachusetts: Dudley, Woods Hole
Pennsylvania: Laughlin, Pittston

If your public library carries Amanda’s Room and is not listed above, please notify me and I will add them to the list. If they don’t and you would like them to, please let me know me and I will be happy to send them a free copy.


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