Friday, February 1, 2013


First, kill all the students. That's John Brantingham's tactic when his creative writing students produced a trailer for his novel, “Mann of War.” Cheap Thrills (marketing on a budget), finding hidden treasure and the low-down on Homeland Security, all discussed this week on the Friday Round-Up!
TERRY AMBROSE, author of  “License To Lie,” interviewed acquisitions editor SUNNY FRAZIER at the Examiner for tips to publication for aspiring writers.
Oak Tree welcomes our newest author,  JOHN BRANTINGHAM and his deadly suspense novel, “Mann of War.” John is the creative writing teacher for Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA. Check out his book trailer, filmed by his students. Yet, he saw fit to kill them off!

LORNA COLLINS, author of “Ghost Writer,” and husband Larry discuss how they got into mystery writing and doing it together:
MARTI COLVIN, author of “Blue Ice,” has an article at Fresh Fiction on Homeland Security in “Who You Gonna Call?”
JOHN LINDERMUTH, author of Pennsylvania mystery “Fallen From Grace,” and “Practice To Deceive” tells how to create realistic villains:
Prolific author MARILYN MEREDITH, tells us about her platform and how she built it.


Marilyn Meredith a.k.a. F. M. Meredith said...

John Brantingham's trailer is great! So much fun to read what everyone is doing.


Terry Ambrose said...

Busy group! And I just found out that I'm officially a "thing to do" in San Diego on February 15th!

marta chausée said...

Great post. Lost of good info on exciting books. Thanks, Sunny!

don helin said...

Great looking blog and the books look terrific. Love the Covers. Particularly The Angels.

Velda Brotherton said...

Good looking bunch of books. Enjoyed the roundup today.

Augie said...

Love the showcasing of covers. augie

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