PR.com is a website you must check out if you want some FREE publicity for your book or yourself or whatever project you've got up your sleeve.
Craft a press release, upload it on the site (after you sign up for the BASIC package that is free) and they blast it out to the media sources you choose.
I heard about it from another writer who got a production company to give her a deal to make her book into a movie.
I did it the other day hoping for the same results.
Just passing along the info. One writer to another. If we don't help each other, who will?
BTW: Here's my latest column in NYC's local newspaper Our Town: http://ourtownny.com/2010/06/16/the-best-revenge/#more-7551
Causes Lorraine Merkl Supports
The Legal Aid Society
The Inner-City Scholarship Fund