Friday, May 24, 2013


Who's got an interview with the Lone Ranger? Is “Diet” a dirty word? Where else can you see a video on how to publish your poetry?

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. Lots of good articles and great information.

JOHN BRANTINGHAM, author of  “Mann of War,” has a new video posted on how to publish your poetry:

JOHN also has three blogs listed below in the Blog Corral.

RICHARD MARRANCA, “Dragon Sutra.” has a poem that takes place in Thailand in the upcoming issue of The Paterson Literary Review. He gave a shout-out to Oak Tree Press and his novel in his bio. The book was also featured in the Passaic County College newsletter and the college did an interview on Richard for the newspaper, Visions. In addition, an online newspaper called Roselie Park wrote about the novel. People are taking notice!

BERYL REICHENBERG, OTP children's book author, has a new review of her recently published picture book, "The Mysterious Case of the Missing Birthday Cake" reviewed by DBR Books. Calling the book a "great read-aloud story time book for pre-schoolers and kindergartners," DBR Books noted that the story "encourages bravery,observation, friendship and kindness. It shows the importance of working together as a team and has a good lesson about kindness that can be grasped quite easily by readers of all ages." To see the whole review follow the link:


BERYL REICHENBERG will also be helping out at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art booth at the Paso Robles (CA) Festival of Arts on Saturday, May 25. She'll be demonstrating her book folding technique for children and talking about her children's books, especially her upcoming OTP titles, "Butterfly Girls" and "When Caterpillars Dream.” If you are in the area, drop by and make an accordion book.
On June 1, BERYL will teach “Writing Children's Books and Getting Them Published” from 11 to noon at the Curious Cup Bookstore, Carpinteria, CA. The cost is $10 and pre-registration is required. Contact Kiona Gross, (805) 220-6608, or

ROBERT WEIBEZAHL, author of  “The Dead Don't Forget,” will be doing a book signing June 1, 2:30 pm, at Mysterious Galaxy in Redondo Beach, CA.


JOHN BRANTINGHAM, author of  “Mann of War,” of is blogging over at The Edible Bookshelf:

Over at Venture Galleries JOHN blogs about art and books changing who you are:

And, on his own blog, JOHN shares the first chapter of his next book, ”Mann of Action.”

Western author DAC CROSSLEY, of soon to be published “Guns Across the Rio,” interviews the Lone Ranger:


JOHN DANIEL, author of “Behind the Redwood Door,” hosts WILLIAM DOONAN (“American Caliphate”) telling about his experience with e-publishing his latest novel. Bill is an archaeologist and a wonderful writer.

MARJA MCGRAW, author of the Bogey series, explains you can learn a lot about character descriptions from reading the books of others.

MARILYN MEREDITH (“Dangerous Impulses”) writes about planning ahead for the next Deputy Tempe Crabtree mystery, Spirit Shapes.

SHARON MOORE, upcoming “Mission: Impastable,” hosts J.L. GREGER, author of Coming Flu” and “Murder: A New Way to Lose Weight.” Greger gives advice about a four-letter word: DIET.

SHARON also offers the second part of her business plan:


Augie said...

Sunny, thanks for keeping us updated.

Beryl Reichenberg said...

It's always a pleasure to see what everyone else is doing and gives me inspiration in my own marketing. Keep it coming. Beryl