Friday, September 28, 2012

FRIDAY ROUND-UP

A golden nugget in this week's Round-Up is info of a paying market for Western short stories. There's an ode to Pennsylvania and an announcement for October's blurb fest: paranormal authors. Find more buried treasures for savvy authors in the Round-Up.



 JOHN BRANTINGHAM, author of the soon to be published “Mann of War,” interviews Morgan St. James over at http://johnbrantingham.blogspot.com/ 



STEPHEN BRAYTON, author of the newly-released “Alpha,” discusses author reactions to critiques. www.stephenbrayton.wordpress.com




SALLY CARPENTER, author of “The Baffled Beatlemaniac Caper,” won a copy of “Gift of the Bouda” by Richard Farnsworh at the Big ARC Giveaway over at Buried Under Books: http://www.cncbooks.com/blog/2012/09/20/winners-of-the-great-big-arc-giveaway/

LORNA COLLINS, author of “Ghost Writer,” hosts Marilyn Meredith over at http://lornacollins-author.blogspot.com/ 


LESLEY DIEHL, author of “Dumpster Dying,” compares cows to publishing (???): http://damesofdialogue.wordpress.com/2012/09/24/publishing-today-a-field-full-of-cows-by-leslie-diehl/ 

WILLIAM DOONAN (“American Caliphate”) asks “How much of an god are you?” http://novelspaces.blogspot.com/2012/09/ancient-grist-for-mill.html 

 JOHN LINDERMUTH announced that “Fallen From Grace” and several other of his novels have found a home on the shelves of the Laurel, MD, Public Library. What an honor!
John also pens an ode to Pennsylvania at http://annettesnyder.blogspot.com His story, “The Tempting of Tommy” is podcast over at Tales of the Old West. This is a paying venue, so dust off those Westerns, folks! http://www.talesofold.org/archives/887 

MARJA MCGRAW, author of “Bogey Nights” and “Bogey's Ace in the Hole,” hosts Marilyn Meredith, who talks about what happens when a river floods (and a bit more): http://blog.marjamcgraw.com/2012/09/24/marilyn-meredith-guest-author.aspx 


 More stops on MARILYN MEREDITH's “Raging Waters” blog tour: http://www.cncbooks.com/blog/2012/09/23/the-native-americans-i-borrow-from-for-my-tempe-crabtree-series-and-a-contest
http://masoncanyon.blogspot.com/2012/09/author-marilyn-meredith-tv-influences.html http://lisahaseltonsreviewsandinterviews.blogspot.com/2012/09/interview-with-mystery-author-marilyn.html http://earlwstaggs.wordpress.com/http://thepotthief.blogspot.com 

RADINE TREES NEHRING, author of Ozark mystery “A Fair To Die For,” will be signing at Steve's Books in Tulsa, OK, from 1-3 pm. on Oct 6. On Oct. 7, Radine takes part in the Fall Festival at Hobbs State Park in the visitors center from 1-4 pm.


MARY MONTAGUE SIKES spoke last Sunday at the “Meet the Author” book fair at the West Point Branch Library in Virginia. The Civil War was the theme, a tie in with Monti's book, “A Rainbow For Christmas.”

 MORGAN ST. JAMES has a You Tube trailer up for “Who's Got the Money” at http://youtube/TtF_k8NBYDY or direct link http://funnycrimecapers.blogspot.com 



 BERYL REICHENBURG will be signing her children's book “The Mysterious Case of the Missing Birthday Cake” on Sept.29 from 2-4 at Coalesce bookstore in Morro Bay, CA.





Oak Tree authors made a fine showing at the all-genre blurbfest over at TBR. http://tbrtheblog.blogspot.com/2012/09/a-blurb-fest-for-all-genres-this-weekend.html#comment-form

Authors and the books they blurbed were: HOLLI CASTILLO: “Jambalaya Justice”


CAROL CRIGGER: “Three Seconds to Thunder”
DOUG DANIELSON: “Shore Loser”
LESLEY DIEHL: “Dumpster Dying”
WILLIAM DOONAN: “American Caliphate”




JACK EVERETTE and DAVID COLES: “The Back of Beyond”
SUNNY FRAZIER: “Where Angels Fear”
 JOHN LINDERMUTH: “Practice To Deceive”




 MORGAN ST. JAMES: “Who's Got the Money?”
In Oct. the blurbfest is for paranormal authors.

3 comments:

C.K.Crigger said...

Great Roundup as usual, Sunny and Billie. I love this feature on the blog!

donna morang said...

Sunny, I'd like your help finding the Western writing contest. I swear I looked high and low for it. Gracias!

Sunny Frazier said...

Donna,
The site and submission guidelines are at http://www.talesofold.org/submission-guidelines

I'm thinking about entering a story as well. Their idea of a "Western" is pretty broad.