Writers News: Bestsellers and Upcoming Author Event
This week in Writers News we want to share an event that is being held in London between the 8th and 9th June called ‘The Millionaires Bootcamp for Authors’. The event is hosted by Stephanie Hale and is a 3 day event which features talks on self-publishing, print-on-demand and Kindle. Discussion points will be the current ever changing trends and Stephanie will be joined by authors including Raymond Aaron, Daniel Wagner, Ty Cohen, Andy Harrington, Richard McMumm and Kavit Haria.
The event ‘Millionaire Bootcamp for Authors’ will take place at The Millennium Gloucester Hotel in Kensington, London, between the 8th and the 10th June. Three-day tickets cost £37.
NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLERS:
We at Write & Share like to keep up-to-date not only with current trends, but with current best-sellers. Please see below the list of New York Time current best-sellers, which is a compilation of combined print and e-book fiction.
1 FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) An inexperienced college student falls in love with a tortured man who has particular sexual tastes; the first book in a trilogy.
2 FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) Ana Steele learns more about Christian Grey’s troubled past; the second book in a trilogy.
3 FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The final book in an erotic trilogy. 8
4 THE WIND THROUGH THE KEYHOLE, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) A new entry in the Dark Tower epic western-fantasy series; this novel, King says, is “Dark Tower 4.5.”
5 THE LUCKY ONE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central Publishing.) A Marine returning home sets out to track down the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.
6 SUNRISE POINT, by Robyn Carr. (Harlequin.) A Marine returns to Virgin River and falls for a striking single mother who is nothing like the wife he imagined.
7 THE INNOCENT, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central Publishing.) A hitman who has become a target of the government rescues a teenage girl whose parents have been murdered and who may be at the center of a dangerous conspiracy.
8 THE WITNESS, by Nora Roberts. (Putnam.) A programmer hides from the Russian mob in the Ozarks.
9 FIFTY SHADES TRILOGY, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The three “Fifty Shades” novels in one bundle.
10 CALICO JOE, by John Grisham. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A pitcher beans a promising rookie, ending both careers; years later, the pitcher’s son brings them together. 3
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