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President Amy Shojai invites you to attend "FANTASTIC FORTY, WRITERS GLORY" conference, which is the oldest, most comprehensive and inexpensive writers conference in the Midwest, featuring 27 speakers including J.A.Jance (keynote), editors from Avalon Books, Highlights for Children, Samuel French, Baen Books, Grand Central Publishing, Charlesbridge Trade, and St. Martin's Press, with five agents attending. Author speakers include AC Crispin, CJ Lyons, Bob Mayer, Jason Pinter, Dan Poynter, Marcia Preston, Rebecca York and others. More than forty sessions, in a 3- and 4-track, are available. Two banquets, a book auction, author/agent one-on-one appointments and mass booksigning event are featured.

Amy's Latest Blogs

Apr.09.2014 - 9:34 am
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In another life, I'm a playwright--and of course must include cats and dogs in the work. In collaboration with my writing partner Frank Steele, we've written our next show (book,...
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Jan.31.2014 - 12:16 pm
I'm THRILLED to announce the release of the sequel to my critically acclaimed debut thriller. HIDE AND SEEK continues the story: A mysterious contagion will shatter countless...
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Apr.21.2013 - 11:47 am
I'm pleased to announce the PRINT version of my latest cat book has been released, and is also available as an audio book and Ebook. The Kindle version is on sale (for the rest of...
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Mar.13.2013 - 9:30 am
I’ve always been CAT CRAZY (and dog crazy…and just PLAIN crazy!) pretty much forever. And lately I’m crazy with deadlines and haven't posted here to my RedRoom blog for that...
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Comments from Amy

Nov.11.2011 - 9:31 am
In response to: Human Foods for Dogs
You're very welcome Dolores!
Aug.15.2011 - 3:53 pm
In response to: Aidez Moi
Hilarious! I have to wonder, though--if the dogs recognize the "acting" and would react differently to a true emergency...
Aug.15.2011 - 2:08 pm
In response to: Welcome to the All-New Red Room!
What a neat surprise! I look forward to exploring the "new" stuff available. Red Room rocks! purrs & wags, amy
Jun.19.2011 - 7:41 am
In response to: Self-Publishing: Carpeing the Diem, or Wasting Time?
I have a series of blogs detailing how-to self publish with Ebooks, including the various alternatives (Kindle, PubIt,...
May.23.2011 - 1:27 pm
In response to: Self-Publishing: Carpeing the Diem, or Wasting Time?
Great, Sherry, you've got it nailed--and I didn't mean to suggest otherwise. *s* My caution was to others reading the...