Friday, May 17, 2013

The Friday Weekly Round-Up

Welcome to the Weekly Round-Up everyone! This is the place to see what has been happening with Oak Tree Press and our amazing authors. Past, present and future. We have authors singing, books releasing, blogs posting, articles printing, authors greeting and more this week on the Round-up!

We had no idea we had a musician in our midst. JASON HUNT created a song and video for his novel “A Midsummer Night's Gunfight.” This is a must-see!

The latest edition of Tricks of the Trade, put out by MORGAN ST. JAMES (“Who's Got the Money?”) includes an article on shopping for ideas by  J.L. GREGER, “Building a Better Mousetrap” by SUNNY FRAZIER and excerpts from “La Bella Mafia” by MORGAN and DENNIS GRIFFIN. All that, plus conference info and much more.

J.L. GREGER, author of “Coming Flu” and “Murder: A New Way to Lose Weight,” made an appearance on July 16 at Oasis at Macy's in Albuquerque. She spoke of invisibility cloaks, cloning, Jurassic Park, flu epidemics (all examples of science in modern fiction).

CINDY LADAGE and JANE AUMANN (“My Name Is Huber”) received a book review in the Capital City Parent, which is part of the Illinois Times.

MARILYN MEREDITH's “Dangerous Impulses” is in the All Mystery eNewsletter.

BERYL REICHENBERG, author of children's books, met with a class of preschool children, part of the Mommy and Me Program, on Wednesday May 15 to read her books and talk about story telling. She reports the class was full of joyful three and four year olds and all had a delightful time.


STEPHEN BRAYTON,  “Alpha,” heard a weather forecast that struck an irritation with him so he decided to discuss four instances of common language misuses.

LORNA COLLINS, author of “Ghost Writer,” hosts Debi Sullivan, the intrepid chair of the EPIC eBook Awards, over at her blog:

CAROL CRIGGER author of  “Three Seconds to Thunder” and “Two Feet Below” blogs about dancing in the 1890s, and an excerpt from Three Seconds to Thunder.

JOHN DANIEL, author of “Behind the Redwood Door,” has 9 stories, 99 words each, from a variety of talented writers, all with the theme "Yes, You May."

SUNNY FRAZIER (“Fools Rush In,” and “Where Angels Fear,”) rants about blogs that promise more than they deliver:

MARJA MCGRAW, author of the Bogey series, says in a brief moment a life can change, and that includes characters in books.

MARILYN MEREDITH (“Dangerous Impulses”) explains why she chose the two small presses to publish her series:

It's all about muffins this week at SHARON MOORE's blog. Sharon is the author of the upcoming novel “Mission: Impastable,”

SHARON also shares her business plan:

CHRIS SWINNEY, author of soon-to-be-published “Gray Ghost.” scored an excerpt from Melodie Campbell's latest book.


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

Love reading what everyone s doing. What a great group.


Sharon Arthur Moore said...

What a wide range of topics and interests. I shared on FB and tweeted from my two accounts. Hopefully more people will discover this great resource.

Cora said...

Music videos, newsletters, food and more. So much happening with featured writers. Exciting group.

Eileen Obser said...

I love reading these weekly Oak Tree blogs. It's great to keep up with all the happenings of the group.