Do you want to learn more about going from Book to FILM? Or Bookbub? Or Voice Driven Technology and the Future of Publishing? Or Writing Craft? Or How to Improve Your Productivity? If so, take a look at this VCAC Recap and check out the opportunity to watch the videos if you missed the Chanticleer Virtual Conference.
This is the official announcement of the 2019 GOETHE Book Awards for , a division of the CIBAs, First Place Category Winners and the GOETHE Grand Prize Winner. Congratulations to all! The 2019 GOETHE Book Awards were presented by Kaylin McFarren, CLUE Grand Prize Winner 2017.
How He Increased Book Sales, Writes Realistic Dialogue, and Structures His Writing — Award-winning Author Peter Greene Shares His Tips and Tools
"A lost father made him an orphan on the street. Napolean's war made him a hero on the sea"...and author Peter Greene shares his tips for writing an award-winning novel series.
FENIAN’S TRACE by Sean P. Mahoney – Historical Fiction, British & Irish Literary Fiction, Irish Historical Fiction
Shortly after WWI, two Irish lads witness first-hand the heartbreak of war and the devastation of lost love. Highly recommended.
The BOY WHO DANCED WITH RABBITS by J. R. Collins – U.S. Historical Fiction, Romantic Action/Adventure, Family Saga
A vivid tale of a time and place when the country was new to some and home to others. Taken from original source materials, this story is both heartwarming and heartbreaking.
We are deeply honored to announce the 2018 Winners of the Chanticleer International Book Awards (The CIBAs). The winners were recognized at the annual Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Banquet Ceremony.
La LUMINISTE by Paula Butterfield – Women Impressionists, European Historical Fiction, Franco-Prussian War
This exceptional novel illuminates the beauty and struggle of both the artist and the female spirit during the bloody time of the Franco-Prussian War.
PALADIN’S WAR, The Adventures of Jonathan Moore, Book 3 by Peter Greene – Historical Fiction, Y/A Action/Adventure, 19th Century
This Jonathan Moore third-in-series historical novel weaves seamlessly through high-seas adventures and cloak and dagger tea parties where keen wits and sharpened swords will entertain and enlighten readers of all ages.
After a devastating loss, 16-year-old Gertie is tossed into a Sanitorium in 1957 where she must advocate not only for herself but for others who are brutally mistreated. Highly recommended.
I first met Joe Collins at CAC18 this last April. He's a tall, quiet man who carries himself with a certain nuance, a particular look in his eyes that lets a person know he's looking for fun. He writes from the heart and although he won 1st Place in the Goethe Awards for 2017, his book could have done just as well in the Laramie Awards. I am honored that Joe took the time to participate in our 10 Questions Interview Series. He has a lot to say and I hope you enjoy this piece as much as I do. Let me introduce you to J.R. (Joe) Collins: Chanticleer: Tell us a little about yourself: How did you start writing? Collins: I was raised in the Southern Appalachian town of Blairsville, GA. Our whole county had a population of around eight thousand at the time of my birth, 1962. I spent my growing up years helping my father farm beef cattle and attending the local school for my education. I went to church as a kid. Learned a deep respect for a love that would sacrifice itself for me. I believe I was considered normal by the local folks. You knew everybody in my confined, little world, and their business, too, whether you wanted to know it or not. News traveled fast because of how the telephone worked. Most all the homes were on a “party line,” if you had a telephone at all. You knew folks’ business [...]