Friday, October 19, 2012

FRIDAY ROUND-UP

It's nearly Halloween!

Check out John Brantingham's scary “vlog,” true ghost stories thanks to Cora Ramos and Sunny Frazier comes clean about why she uses astrology in her crime fiction. All that and more strange stuff happened this week!


JOHN BRANTINGHAM, author of the soon to be published “Mann of War,” talks about zebras and tarantulas and asks if he should do a vlog (video blog). See the strange and funny vlog posted on his website: http://www.johnbrantingham.blogspot.com

JIM CALLAN, author of soon-to-be-published “A Ton of Gold,” interviews Texas author Liz Klein. http://www.jamesrcallan.com/blog  
Jim will be signing books at the Mt. Pleasant, Texas, library Oct. 20 from 10-12.


 STEPHEN BRAYTON, recently published “Alpha,” discusses the publishing business at www.stephenbrayton.wordpress.com 

Looks like we have another “Wild Woman” at Oak Tree Press. SALLY CARPENTER has her rock and roll protag of “The Baffled Beatlemaniac Caper” talking to http://wildwomenauthorsx2.blogspot.com/


LORNA COLLINS, author of “Ghost Writer,” blogs about her weekend and why music is powerful. http://lornacollins-author.blogspot.com
LESLEY DIEHL, author of “Dumpster Dying” explains why autumn is not her favorite season: http://joannetroppello.weebly.com/1/post/2012/10/do-you-know-author-lesley-diehl-lesleydiehl.html 

And, if you care to share your stupidity with her, go to: http://anotherdraught.blogspot.com


SUNNY FRAZIER, (“Fools Rush In,” and “Where Angels Fear”) asks “Are You a High Maintenance Author?” over at Novel Spaces: http://novelspaces.blogspot.com/2012/10/are-you-high-maintenance-author.html
Sunny also discusses her views on astrology and why she writes about it in her crime novels:   http://www.seedsborntolight.candletothesun.com/blog-seeds-born-to-the-light.html


MARJA MCGRAW, author of “Bogey Nights” and “Bogey's Ace in the Hole,” asks “What's an author to do when he/she can't decide what to write about?” http://www.marjamcgraw.com


Prolific author MARILYN MEREDITH blogs about sense of place: http://marilynmeredith.blogspot.com 

Her novel, “The Devil's Foothold” is now available on Kindle.


Romancing the Heart blogspot continues to support Oak Tree Press. This time they give reviews on books by LORNA COLLINS, WILLIAM DOONAN and JOHN LINDERMUTH in their newsletter. The site also publicized an appearance by RADINE TREES NEHRING. Big thank you! http://rthinewsletter.blogspot.com/



CORA RAMOS, author of soon-to-be-published “Dance the Dream Awake” offers another true ghost tale: http://coraramos-cora.blogspot.com/2012/10/spirit-in-redwoods.html



Rabbi ILENE SCHNEIDER, author of the soon-to-be-published “Unleavened Dead,” talks about the difference between big publishers and small publishers: http://rabbiauthor.wordpress.com



 MARY MONATGUE SIKES, author the Passenger to Paradise series, blogs over at Romancing the Heart : http://romancingtheheartinterviews.blogspot.com
Her recipe for Crab Dip is part of the Passionate Cooks free recipe book available from: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-passionatecooks-944744-174.html


A review of MORGAN ST. JAMES' novel “Who's Got the Money” is up at http://www.examiner.com/review/who's-got-the-money-delivers-fun-and-entertaining-read



 The results are in! Top selling OTP titles for Sept. are:
HOLLI CASTILLO: Gumbo Justice and Jambalaya Justice
MARTI COLVIN: Blue Ice
WILLIAM DOONAN: American Caliphate
WAYNE DUNDEE: Dismal River and Reckoning at Rainrock
SUNNY FRAZIER: Fools Rush In
JASON HUNT: A Midsummer Night's Gunfight
RADINE TREES NEHRING: A Fair To Die For
SHIRLEY OLDRIDGE: The Support Group
STEVE SCARBOROUGH: Scrafitto

Congratulations to our authors!

2 comments:

marja said...

Congrats to all the bestsellers! And I love the Friday Roundup. Bearing in mind that I still don't "get" Facebook (I try, I really do), I commented on it in two places there and put something up on my website about the Friday Roundup.

Terry Ambrose said...

Great list of what's going on! Congrats to all those "in the news!"