Contact: Carolyn Howard-Johnson
For Immediate Release
Editor and Author's Blogs Honored 2nd Time in a Month
The Frugal, Smart and Tuned-In Editor blog (www.thefrugaleditor.blogspot.com) was named Blog of the Day Award at Blog of the Day Awards blog,
The winning blog is an interactive blog where writers of every ilk send questions to Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success. She answers in her imitable, colloquial and sometimes irreverent style and when she can't, she finds an expert who can.
This is the second award Howard-Johnson has received for her blogs this year. Brian A. Klems, online managing editor at Writer's Digest, named her Sharing with Writers (www.sharingwithwriters.blogspot.com) to his magazine's 101 Best Websites in 2008 only last month. Klems notes that the blog is full of "cheap ways to promote your book" but also mentions her Sharing with Writers newsletter as a source for writers. See the June, 2008, Issue of Writer's Digest magazine, p. 54.
Howard-Johnson is the author of a novel, book of creative nonfiction and poetry, all award-winners. Her fiction, nonfiction and poems have appeared in national magazines, anthologies and review journals. She was named Woman of the Year in Arts and Entertainment by the 43rd and 44th Districts of the California Legislature. She speaks on Utah's culture, tolerance and subjects relating to writing and publishing and has appeared on TV and hundreds of radio stations nationwide. She is also is an instructor for UCLA Extension's Writers' Program. Her book The Frugal Book Promoter: How to Do What Your Publisher Won't was named USA Book News' Best Professional Book and earned the Book Publicists of Southern California's Irwin award and The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success winner of USA Book News Award, Reader Views Literary Award and her marketing campaign for the book took New Generation Indie Award for Marketing.
Howard-Johnson is also the founder of Authors' Coalition, an organization for writers (http://authorscoalitionandredenginepress.com. Her other blogs are www.warpeacetolerance.blogspot.com and www.thenewbookreview.blogspot.com.
Website: http://www.HowToDoItFrugally.com E-mail: HoJoNews@aol.com
ward-winning author of the HowToDoItFrugally Series of Books for writers, including USA Book News' award winners
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Now blogging on War. Peace. Tolerance and Our Soldiers at: http://warpeacetolerance.blogspot.com