The party just got bigger! Oak Tree Press authors signed up for the Public Safety Writers Conference in Vegas this July has grown to 20! In addition to the nine named last week we can now add to the list MICHAEL BLACK, PETE KLISMET, JOHN WILLS, I.C. ENGER, RON CORBIN, MARILYN OLSEN, KEITH BETTINGER, MARJA MCGRAW, SHARON MOORE, HONORA FINKELSTEIN and SUSAN SMILY. This is going to be more than a conference—it's a reunion!
Three new titles were released this week: “Pope's Last Case. . . And Other Stories” by MICHAEL BLACK; “Murder: A New Way To Lose Weight” by J.L. GREGER; “Sooner Than Gold” by JOHN LINDERMUTH; “The Dead Don't Forget” by ROBERT WEIBEZAHL. Congrats!
RON CORBIN, author of “Beyond Recognition” received a good review from Night Owl Reviews:
This is a big week for JOHN LINDERMUTH. His short story, “The Cat That Got The Major’s Goat”, his tale of a tiger hunt in Korea, is up at
And, “Sooner Than Gold” is among good reads listed in the April-May newsletter of Romancing the Heart:
Children's author BERYL REICHENBURG announced a new addition to her wildlife series now available on Amazon.com. "Wild Hippos" is full of hippo photos and facts about these huge beasts in verse.
ROBERT WEIBEZAHL, author of “Not Dead Yet,” received his first review over at
The Annual Writers' Weekend is coming up April 26-28 at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA. Organizer JOHN BRANTINGHAM (“Mann of War”) will do a Poetic Form Workshop; MARTA CHAUSEE, author of “Murder's Last Resort,” will do a reading. Oak Tree Acquisitions Editor SUNNY FRAZIER will speak on Publishing For the Genre World, conduct a workshop on Platform Building For Writers and take manuscript pitch sessions.
DOUG DANIELSON will be signing “Shore Loser,” and “Sea-Duction” on April 20 from 11-2 at Lido Village Books, Newport Beach, CA.
MIKE BEFELER (“The V V Agency”) will be on the faculty of the Northern Colorado Writers Conference taking place April 26-27 and will have an opportunity to sell books there.
COVER OF SNOW, onLucky Dog Books
JOHN DANIEL, author of “Behind the Redwood Door,” is hosting historical mystery writer J.R. LINDERMUTH. They discuss scouting locations:
Nautical author DOUG DANIELSON got some love from author Beth Groundwater in an interview on his latest, SEA-DUCTION.http://bethgroundwater.blogspot.com/2013/04/todays-mystery-author-guest-doug.html
LESLEY DIEHL, author of “Dumpster Dying” and “Chilled, Grilled and Killed,” features short story writer Gary Hoffman
SUNNY FRAZIER (“Fools Rush In,” and “Where Angels Fear,”) discusses her close encounter with a sci-fi group in a blog titled “Genre-Phobia.”
SHARON MOORE, upcoming “Mission: Impastable,” announced her contract with Oak Tree at her blog, “Write Away.”
Rabbi ILENE SCHNEIDER, author of “Unleavened Dead” blogs about about J.L. Greger's latest book, Murder: A New Way to Lose Weight. “I haven't tried out her method yet, but it's no more absurd than some of the spam we all receive. (Spam as in unwanted ads, not as in the potted meat product.)”http://kingsriverlife.com/04/13/unleavened-dead-by-ilene-schneider/