Waggoner Finalist in 50 Great Writer Contest

Author Anita Waggoner was recently chosen as a finalist in The Author Show 2011 Contest — “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading.”  She was selected based on a radio interview with the show’s host, Don McCauley, in January 2011. 

The public will vote for their favorite author the week of October 1 through October 8 at The Author Show website. Fifty authors will be chosen from the list of 113 finalists. Winners will be announced shortly after voting closes. The winning authors will be featured in a published book entitled: “50 Great Writers You Should be Reading.”

Visit The Author Show website to vote at:  http://www.theauthorsshow.com

In June 2011, Anita was also a featured guest on Artist First Radio with host Tony Kay. The hour long interview focused on her background and her novel, Farewell to Freedom. To listen to the broadcast go to: http://www.artistfirst.com. Scroll down to the Author’s First section on the site then scroll down to the name Anita Waggoner to listen to the interview.

Farewell to Freedom was chosen as the “Winner for Best Fiction” in the 2011 National Indie Excellence Book Awards.

At a recent book signing she sold 40 copies of Farewell to Freedom. Her book is receiving five star reviews on the Amazon and Barnes and Noble’s websites. It has also been well reviewed by Rebecca Reads, Midwest Book Review, Best Sellers World, Feathered Quill Book Reviews, The Encino Man, The Book Lord, Texas Book Review, and several independent readers.

Anita participated in Strategic’s Amazon Optimization Program; she’s submitted her book to Barnes and Noble for in-house distribution; she participates in the book return plan offered through Strategic; and was a participant in all of the book shows around the world attended by Strategic in 2011. She knows that it takes a lot of work to sell a lot of books!