simmonsthehand

The fun filled weekend for end of school year campers ends in terror when they learn of mysterious deaths in the next camp area.


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Hoping for at least one camping trip this year

I am itching to go camping this year.  Track Season starting up now; cannot think about it now.  I am busy in my spare time teaching the fundamentals of throwing the Discus.  Anyone planning to go camping this year?

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The Hand at the Tucson Festival of Books

Got confirmation that “The Hand” will be at the upcoming Tucson Festival of Books

When:  March 14-15, 2015

Where:  University of Arizona Campus | University of Arizona Mall | Tucson, AZ 85721

Event Overview

Thank you for joining us at the Tucson Festival of Books held on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson, Ariz. A literary oasis for book lovers and authors alike, the Tucson Festival of Books welcomes authors representing a wide variety of genres including fiction, nonfiction, children’s fiction, cooking, and poetry. With more than 100,000 potential readers in attendance, this is an excellent opportunity to exhibit and promote your book during your one-hour book signing.

Event website: http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/

Please note the Author Solutions Book Gallery will be located at Booth #178. The Author Solutions booth is located just north of the food court.

Please note The Hand will be displayed with Author Solutions, LLC


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National Press Release has been sent

Great news, check out the gold seal of excellence added to the book cover (based of the positive feedback by the US Book Review).  The Press Release has already been sent to newspapers, radio stations, magazines and television stations.  The Press Release has been distributed over the newswire to over 30,000 opt-in journalists and bloggers.

Please click on the link below to view your recently distributed press release.

http://www.prweb.com/releases/JLSimmons/TheHand/prweb12215069.htm

Ask for the book in your local library (public or school).

http://www.vislegacy.com/excerpt.html


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The US Review of books for The Hand

http://www.theusreview.com/reviews/Hand-Simmons.html#.VBRGf_ldWSo

The review was good, thereby qualifying me for the Gold Seal of Literary Excellence.

Some of the benefits that come with this recognition includes:

  • Premium Review Service from the US Review of Books (plus submission to the Eric Hoffer Awards)
  • The opportunity to have Trafford’s Gold Seal of Literary Excellence stamped on your cover once you get a positive review. You can also use the Gold Seal on other marketing platforms like your book’s website
  • Booksellers Return Program for 2 years
  • A Single Slot Ad in Ingram’s Advance Print Catalog

• Publicity Plan – NetSpeak Edition