Book Marketing: The Authors Show Lineup And ’50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’ Contest

The Authors Marketing Powerhouse has announced The Authors Show interview lineup for the week of October 7, 2013, and the names of those entered in ’50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’ Awards contest

Don McCauley of the Free Publicity Focus Group and Danielle Hampson of, founders of Book Marketing: The Authors Marketing Powerhouse, have announced The Authors Show radio and broadcast schedule for the week of October 7, 2013. The new show schedule is available at the Book Marketing site.

Week October 7, 2013 On The Book Marketing Show

  • Eric DelaBarre
  • John Meacham
  • Richard Godwin
  • Leyland Hazlewood

Week October 7, 2013 On The Authors Show

  • Patrick Brigham
  • Vivienne Vuitton
  • Maria Hammarblad
  • Maria Daddino
  • Seena Foster
  • Zachary E. Lewis
  • Kandy Kay Scaramuzzo
  • John DeFilippis
  • Linda Maria Frank
  • Joseph Weiers and Mom Sandra

They have also announced that voting for the 4th Annual ’50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’ Awards Contest is taking place now. The 4th annual awards contest has been opened to the public for the first time. In keeping with the tradition of creating maximum publicity opportunities for the works of both published and self-published authors, this year’s contest has been carefully designed to maximize public awareness for authors. Finalists will be chosen by public vote which will be backed up by the show’s ongoing publicity campaign.

Entrants will submit a 1000-word essay about their journey to becoming an author, how that journey has impacted their lives and will present the author’s body of work to the public. Winners will also be chosen by public vote based on the essay submitted. Winners will appear in the print and electronic versions of ’50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’, which will be available to the public through online book outlets. Finalists and winners will appear on a dedicated website,, with headshots, book covers and links to the author’s website.

Contestants in the awards contest, by genre, include:


  • Jeffrey W. Kern
  • Robert Thornhill
  • Melissa Pettignano
  • Christi Kari
  • Lynn Hobbs
  • R. S. Guthrie
  • Russell Warnberg
  • Jim Armstrong
  • RG Bud Phelps
  • Scott D. Roberts
  • Roland Allnach
  • Jim Beck
  • Jay Hartlove
  • Susan K. Earl
  • Jeffrey Hickey
  • Linell Jeppsen
  • Emeka Iwenofu
  • Patrick Brigham
  • Dr. MaryAnn Diorio
  • Jacob Singer
  • C. Robert Cales
  • Maria Hammarblad
  • Marcy Luikart
  • Deborah M. Piccurelli


  • Robb Hill
  • Julie L. Kessler
  • Thelma Zirkelbach
  • Nancy Alvarez
  • Deborah Clark
  • JP Jones
  • Rick Redner and Brenda Redner
  • Ian Moore-Morrans
  • Sgt. Clyde Hoch
  • Carl O. Helvie R.N., Dr.P.H.
  • Myrna Beth Haskell
  • Clyde Bradley
  • Kandy Kay Scaramuzzo


  • Danielle Leibovici
  • Laura W. Eckroat
  • Charoletta Anderson
  • G. R. Holton
  • Joe Sergi
  • Linda Maria Frank
  • M. Ann Machen Pritchard


  • Laura J. Davis
  • CN Bring
  • William D. Burt
  • John DeFilippis
  • Toi Thomas
  • Serge Roux-Levrat
  • Tom Donnan
  • Myrlande E. Sauveur
  • C. Kay Jones
  • Bruce Atchison
  • Errol A. Gibbs

Authors and writers who wish to participate can find information on the contest at The Authors Show site. The public is invited to read submissions and vote for their favorite entry on the contest page at the Authors Show site.

Don McCauley is a marketing strategist and is the facilitator of the Free Publicity Focus Group, a marketing and publicity firm. He also serves as the host of The Authors Show Radio. Danielle Hampson is the Executive Producer of The Authors Show radio group of programs and is the CEO of KDResources Inc.

More information is available by visiting The Authors Show site. Questions can be addressed to Don McCauley by email at or Danielle Hampson at








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