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PLEASE HOLD Winner of Best 1st Chapter at Novel Festival
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Tricia Stewart Shiu Tricia Stewart Shiu
Los Angeles , CA
Monday, November 23, 2015


“I am thrilled and honored to have won two awards before the novel has even been published,” says Ms. Stewart Shiu
 
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PLEASE HOLD a New Adult Novel by award-winning author Tricia Stewart Shiu, was just named Winner in the Best 1st Chapter at the Novel Festival. This fresh and illuminating novel recently won in the Best Unpublished Manuscript Category at the Southern California Book Festival.

 

"I am thrilled and honored to have won two awards before the novel has even been published," says Ms. Stewart Shiu.

 

Steno Pad. Check. #2 pencil. Check. Mary Tyler Moore Shrine. Wait. What? A workplace bully unearths Sarah Marks' secret past and she asks "What Would Mary Do?"

 

PLEASE HOLD is the story of an ordinary, single woman, Sarah Marks, making it on her own in LA as an executive assistant in the entertainment industry, who just happens to have a shrine to Mary Tyler Moore. 

 

In this quirky slice of life story, award-winning author, Tricia Stewart Shiu, draws from her extensive experience as a veteran, high-level executive assistant at one of the top six entertainment studios in Los Angeles. 

 

PLEASE HOLD offers an insider's look at the world of high-level studio executive assistants and one woman's struggle to make sense of it all. Has she come a long way, baby? Only Mary knows.

 

View Video Reading of Chapter 1 of PLEASE HOLD  https://youtu.be/HwQmT4TelM4

 

 

The story explores just how far women have really come, how one woman handles the trials faced in the turbulence of show business and how she chooses to divine guidance.

 

"LOVED it! Fell in love with Sarah and wished the story was longer so I could "hang out" with her life more." – Erica Edwards Kloetstra

 

About Tricia Stewart Shiu

Award-winning author, Tricia Stewart Shiu, draws from her extensive experience as a veteran, high-level executive assistant at one of the top six entertainment studios in Los Angeles. Ms. Shiu's YA, SciFi Fantasy Mystical Adventure Series, The Moa Books—MOA, STATUE OF KU and IRON SHINTO—have earned 23 awards and honors at national and international book festivals. IRON SHINTO recently won Best YA Novel at the DIY Book Festival, an 'Honorable Mention' in the London and New York Book Festivals in the Young Adult category and 'Runner Up' at the renowned Beach Book Festival. The book was also 'Runner Up' at The Great Southeast Book Festival, 'Honorable Mention' in the San Francisco, Southern California and Los Angeles Book Festivals in the Young Adult category and in Portland Oregon's Great Northwest Book Festival. All three books in the series chronicle a fanciful flight through time and space in a multi-dimensional universe of interplanetary spirits. Ms. Shiu continues to inspire with her non-fiction series THE GATEKEEPER'S GUIDE BOOKS, which include 3 minute rituals to transform your life. The 3 minute rituals are also available on iTunes, Spotify and through all major music services.

 

 

Media Contact: For a review copy of PLEASE HOLD, or to schedule an interview with Tricia Stewart Shiu, please contact Scott Lorenz, President of Westwind Communications Book Marketing, 734-667-2090 or scottlorenz@westwindcos.com or http://www.book-marketing-expert.com

 

 
Scott Lorenz
Book Publicist
Westwind Communications
Plymouth, MI
734-667-2090
 
 
 
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