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HENDRICKS, AUTHOR OF FANTASY FOOTBALL GUIDEBOOK, NAMED TO FANTASY SPORTS
WRITERS ASSOCIATION (FSWA)
“Fantasy Football Guidebook: Your
Comprehensive Guide to Playing Fantasy Football” Available Online
LYNCHBURG, VA. – March 18, 2009 – Sam Hendricks, author
of Fantasy Football Guidebook: Your Comprehensive Guide to Playing Fantasy
Football, joins the illustrious ranks of the Fantasy Sports Writers
Association (FSWA). This great achievement comes on the heels of Fantasy Football Guidebook being named
one of the Top 4 fantasy football books of all time according to RotoNation.com.
In addition, the National Best Books 2008 Awards, sponsored by USA Book
News, announced Fantasy Football Guidebook as a finalist in sports of THE NATIONAL “BEST BOOKS” 2008 AWARDS
(NBBA) on October 20, 2008.
To be accepted into
the Fantasy Sports Writers Association, writers must have at
least one (1) year of experience as a fantasy sports writer and must have a
body of work that includes a minimum of four (4) published articles in any of
the following media outlets: internet, magazine or newspaper. In addition,
nominees must abide by and conform to the FSWA Code of Ethics. Writers are
approved for membership by the FSWA Executive Committee.
Guidebook has received glowing reviews. Rob Zarzycki,
top ranked WCOFF participant and author of Drafting to Win, said “By far
the most comprehensive book I’ve seen on fantasy football to date.” Midwest
Book Reviews recently reviewed the Guidebook and commented, “Fantasy Football
Guidebook is an ideal gift for any fantasy football player.”
Sam’s rankings, projections and “expert” analysis appear
in numerous fantasy football magazines this football season, including this
year’s Fantasy Football Index and Fantasy Football Draft book. Last year he
finished 7th overall (out of 180 competitors) in the Fantasy
Football Players Championship (www.theFFPC.com). Sam is also an expert in
Fantasy Index’s weekly online “Ask the Expert” column at www.fantasyindex.com.
Look for his latest book, Fantasy Football Almanac 2009 in May 2009. Plans for
another “Best of” Fantasy Football book will be announced soon.
an avid fantasy football player for the past 19 years, Hendricks has won
numerous league championships and has participated in the World Championship of
Fantasy Football (WCOFF), National Fantasy Football Championship (NFFC) and the
Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC).
Fantasy Football Guidebook,
Sam’s first book, was #1 on Amazon.com’s ranked sales listing during the months
of April and May 2008. Virtual Bookworm Publishing publishes both Fantasy
Football Guidebook and Fantasy Football Almanac 2009, which will be released on
May 1, 2009. Hendricks wrote Fantasy Football Guidebook in 2007 while on
sabbatical from his job as an F-15 flight instructor for Boeing.
Football Guidebook: Your Comprehensive Guide to Playing Fantasy Football (ISBN
978-1-60264-020-7) and Fantasy Football Almanac 2009 are available from
Virtualbookworm.com, Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble (bn.com). More information
can be found at the official websites, www.fantasyfootballguidebook.com,
www.ffalmanac.com and www.sam-hendricks.com.