Author Update

Author Update

Author Update

Posted on 05/12/2014 Evan Swensen
Author Update

paws1002014 Independent Publisher Book Awards Results

We extend our congratulations to David Jensen for his Independent Publisher Gold Award

It’s Important to Paws was created as a way to encourage readers to pause, breathe and reconnect with the most important things in life. In my life, that means spending quality time enjoying the company of my family and friends. By family, I of course mean a home full of large, mature dogs (and our cat Oliver) that entertain us every day.
I came up with the title It’s Important to Paws while sitting upon a rock on top of Flattop Mountain in Anchorage, Alaska with my golden retriever mix, Layla. That accomplishment and remarkable connection with nature reminded me how important it is to pause every once in awhile. Layla and I realized at that moment that we have an incredible bond. Or maybe it was just me who had not

Gold: It’s Important to Paws: Lessons Learned from Animal Companions, by David Jensen (David Jensen Photography)

kiki1009781594333736-CR1.inddZAMIMOLO'S STORY: 50,000 BCBonnye Matthews Radio Interview
Bonnye Matthews, Award Winning Writer of Prehistoric Fiction and author of Ki’ti’s Story, 75,000 BC, Manak-na’s Story: 75,000 BC, andZamimolo’s Story, 50,000 BC enjoyed the radio show interview opportunity on Radio Free Palmer earlier this month. You can hear the interview by going to You may want to listen, learn, and ask the station for an interview with you about your books. Now Bonnye is able to use this link on all her social media marketing (SMM) offerings. It’s a positive way to increase reader awareness in your writing.

wonderful100whateat100Rick Mystrom Radio Interview
Rick Mystrom, author of Kenni Psenak interviewed former Anchorage mayor Rick Mystrom about what he has learned over a lifetime of living with Type 1 diabetes. Mayor Mystrom discusses the two books he has authored, My Wonderful Life with Diabetes andWhat Should I Eat?, with particular emphasis on the second, What Should I Eat? The interview was broadcast on 89.5 FM on May 8 and 9, 2014. You can listen to the interview by going to

BISAC Subject Headings

Once again we remind you of the importance of having four BISAC code numbers for your book to promote your book. Here’s what we recommend: Select four BISAC code numbers and send them to us. You select the code numbers and we’ll do the rest. To select your code numbers go to BISG, determine the major heading which best describes the content of your book, click on a heading for more specific headings within that category, cut and paste the number into an email, and send it to us. Example: BIO003000 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business. Be sure to send us four BISAC code numbers for your book. This will increase the opportunity of your book being discovered by a prospective reader.

Possible Venues For Book Sales

If you’re interested in selling books in venues other than bookstores and retail outlets, here’s a list of possibilities and their contact information.

Dimond Mall, $100 per day in a kiosk, call Shirley/Tanya/Mary at 344-2581
Sears Mall, $275 for 1 week, no single days, 264-6695
Elmendorf AAFES, must sign up for a week at a time, 20% of total sales, 753-6145
Saturday/Sunday Markets in Anchorage 05/10 to 09/07/2014, $95, 272-5634/
Tuesday Market, Eagle River 06/03-09/30, VFW Post 9785, $15, Lynn 696-4839
Wednesday Market in Northway Mall 06/25-10/01, $50,, 272-5634 for information or
Friday Fling in Palmer front of Visitor’s Center 05/23-08/29, $25-45 for 10×10, 355-9415
Wasilla Saturday Marketplace, $25, 5/17 to 8/30, Suzette Lord 357-2433
South Anchorage Farmers Market Wednesdays Dimond Mall,
Soldotna Central Peninsula Farmer’s Market on Saturdays, $10 season/$5 day, 262-5463
Homer Saturday Market & Wednesday Market, Janet 235-4288

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Evan Swensen

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