Using Public Relations to Get Your Book Extra Recognition by Sara Dahmen, award winning author

PR is more than marketing – it’s bigger, broader and has very few parameters. Entrepreneur, artisan, award-winning author Sara Dahmen shares her p/r secrets.

A TOWN BEWITCHED by Suzanne de Montigny — Middle Grade Urban Mystery

A magical formula for the young adult audience: a high school full of competing cliques; a beautiful, mysterious stranger; a dark, malevolent presence; and a bold young woman to sets things right.

SHADOW OF THE LAST MEN by J. M. Salyards, a dystopian sci-fi fantasy series

A thrilling and profound story driven by dynamic characters that seduce you into exploring this dystopian world.

August Contest Spotlight: It’s going to be a hot summer with our Chatelaine Awards for romantic fiction!

The Chatelaine Awards discovers the best books in romantic fiction and women's fiction. The deadline for 2016 is quickly approaching.

July Contest Spotlight: The Laramie Awards Prove Writers are People with Guts and a Pen

There is an old frontier saying "A cowboy is a man with guts and a horse" and we are pretty sure that "A writer is someone with guts and a pen."

The ONLY CLUE — The Neema Mystery Series, Book 2 by Pamela Beason – a gorilla mystery

A well-crafted mystery to inform as well as intrigue and captivate, opening an engaging realm of fictional exploration and speculation of the special bond that can happen between gorillas and humans. A page-turner!

THE MANIPULATER by Steve Lundin, a near-future darkly humourous satire

With a fast-paced story line and a rich cast of characters, this award-winning winning novel offers a uniquely hilarious, but scary, perspective on the how the businesses of public relations and marketing can take technology to its precipice to take advantage of a media addicted public.

The Official List of the Chanticleer 2015 Grand Prize Winners of the Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions

The Grand Prize Genre Winners of the 2015 Chanticleer International Writing Competitions were announced at the annual 2016 awards ceremony that was held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, Wash. Congratulations!

WAIT FOR ME by Janet K. Shawgo – WWII Historical Romance

The often-unknown role of women in wartime as travel nurses and pilots, as well as the use of herbs for natural healing, add interesting and relative historical content to this engaging American saga.

One Author’s Creative Approach to Book Signings

"Who says you can only have book signings in bookstores?" - Janet Shawgo, Chatelaine Grand Prize Award Winning Author