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12/22/11

MUST HAVE FOR OKLAHOMA BIO SECTIONS

Anyone growing up in Oklahoma in the 1970-1980's was sure to know the character of "Count Gregore".     Finally, a biography of this entertaining individual, and his alter ego, John Ferguson, is now available.

Author Tom Fowler has brought this larger than life legend to the page.  Learn more about the professional actor behind the legend as well as  the evolving history of this classic and much loved television personality.

"Count Gregore -- Oklahoma Legend: The John Ferguson Story details the life of Oklahoma's beloved Count Gregore from his early boyhood days in Clinton, Indiana until the present time."   

To order, go here to order from the author or here from Amazon.

12/17/11

FULL CIRCLE BOOKSTORE EVENT: INDIE INK

A third Saturday of the month event bringing local authors and local readers together in a locally owned bookstore.

INDIE INK AUTHOR: MICHELLE HOBBS




As the world turns increasingly to thoughts disaster, worldwide calamity and of time itself ending in 2012, author Michelle Hobbs points the way to facing such calamity with hope and certainty born of faith. The Seals Long Been Broken is published by Tate, ask for it at your local bookstore or library.






INDIE INK AUTHORS: JEN FISHER and AMY BRYAN

What happens when two best friends get creative? Well, if one is a kindergarten teacher and one an illustrator the result is a delightful book filled with fun and even some learning. Be sure and watch for the hidden surprise on each page! Published by Tate - ask for it at your library or bookstore.

INDIE INK AUTHOR: ROY SECOY

Author of  Cowboy Psalms

INDIE INK AUTHOR: ANN M. JAYNE (and the Inspiration)

Kory's Jungle author with her son, and the reason the book was written. Through creatively sharing stories to get a tired son to sleep, an imaginary adventure began.  Published by Tate; ask for it at your local bookstore or library.

INDIE INK AUTHOR: NANCY MCCLURE

INDIE INK AUTHOR: MICHAEL STEVEN

Dr. Michael Steven is author of Cherry Lane.:The Power of Abuse; Sex, Love and God; and the Path to Healing (A Woman's Story).   A powerful book with life changing potential.

INDIE INK AUTHOR: RACHEL SINCLAIR

Author and speaker Rachel Sinclair  and her book, Above Average for God: Living Worthy of the Call.  Published by Tate; ask for it at your local bookstore and library.

INDIE INK AUTHOR: JUDSON TROOP

  The Gatekeeper: Day of the Dinosaurs.  What could be better than a book with time travel, dinosaurs and adventure?  Sure to please young readers and leave them begging for more.

INDIE INK AUTHOR: MARILYN A. HUDSON

Full Circle Books Store event, INDIE INK, and  Marilyn A. Hudson, co-author of the new suspense novel, The Mound.

FULL CIRCLE BOOKSTORE'S INDIE INK

Dec. 17, 2011, in Oklahoma City's 50 Penn Place, the local and independent Full Circle Bookstore hosted 'INDIE INK'. Local authors were on hand to sign copies of their books.

MARK CALENDARS FOR 2012 OWFI CONFERENCE

May 3-5, 2012
Embassy Suites Hotel1815 S. Meridian
Oklahoma City, OK 73108

Keynote speaker will be the critically acclaimed author Steven James has published over thirty books spanning the genres of psychological thrillers, prayer collections, dramas, monologues, a nine book series on creative storytelling, YA fantasy, and inspirational non-fiction.   OWFI is a multi-genre writers’ organization with more than 600 members from Oklahoma, the surrounding states, and around the world.


12/15/11

Lighten Up! Meet Larry Lambert

Larry Lambert is a writer who lives in Oklahoma City. "My writing genre is a little unusual. I write comedy."   

He is busy at work with cartoons for websites as well as being a contributing  writer to 2 nationally syndicated cartoon strips, Dennis the Menace and Dustin (which won the Reuben as best cartoon strip.)    

"I also wrote a comic strip for the Oklahoman for a couple of years called the "Top 3."

You can see samples of his work at his website, www.okcfunnies.com.





Read an article on him here

12/8/11

Meet Jake Bannerman

Oklahoma's horror landscape widens to include author Jake Bannerman, author of the  Pitchfork Diaries, Vol 1, released in September of 2011 and Family of Dog:  The Harvest  released December 2011.   Readers are calling his work "unexpected and brilliant", gritty and real, and very intense.  Definitely not for the young or the faint of heart!   They are available - if you feel up to the challenge -  on Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, Smashwords, iBooks etc.  
Contact him for interviews, personal appearances,  and book signings at
http://familyofdog.blogspot.com or on his  Facebook J.S.Bannerman page,   jakebannerman@gmail.com    or the The Goat Franchise,  718 SW 51st, OKC, OK 73109.

12/4/11

'ANNA'S SONG'- Bolerjack and Jones

ANNA EBBESSEN grew up in a soddie on a farm her father homesteaded after the Cherokee Strip land-run in 1893. At barely seventeen, her mother insists that she leave home to seek a better life. Anna feels guilty about leaving her mother with her abusive, drunken father but decides to stay with her uncle until she can determine what to do. When given the opportunity to work as a hired girl for the Muellers, she accepts even though she is homesick and must move a great distance from her family. The Muellers’ modern farm has many conveniences and their lifestyle is vastly different from what Anna has experienced. In their home for the first time she hears the Bible read, she learns about salvation and what a happy family should be. While living there she meets JOHN DAVIS, an “entirely satisfactory” man, only to learn that her mother has been put in a mental hospital, and she is expected to return home as her father’s caregiver. She is faced with a choice, accept her responsibility and face her father’s abuse and hostility, or stay and have a chance to fulfill her dreams.

About the Authors:  Areline Bolerjack grew up in Alva, Oklahoma, near her grandparents’ homestead where this story took place. She graduated from the Cadet Nurse Corps and is a retired Register Nurse. For nearly 15 years she wrote a column for two newspapers under the byline, Something Special. In 1982 she published her first cookbook which was revised and reprinted. Anna's Song is her first novel. Her home is in Blackwell, OK. Barbara Wright Jones is an award winning and published author of a biography, several articles, and short stories. She also has written a book of finger puppet plays and curriculum books for Spanish language teachers. She is a retired teacher and she and her husband, Kenneth, live in Meeker, OK.

Available via Amazon

12/3/11

MAKE PLANS NOW FOR 2012 BOOK FESTIVALS

Chisholm Trail Book Festival
Duncan, Ok - September
Authors and readers combine to mutual benefit in book festivals. Here is a link to some planned for the coming year.  Great idea for a reading vacation.

SUPPORT LOCAL INDIE COMIC LAUNCH

Local Edmond, Oklahoma graphic author -creator  KARA BARRETT has a dream to ditch the 9 to 5 and do what she loves full time.  You can help!  She is seeking funding support for her project, "The End Is Nigh: Issue #1".


It's a girl-meets-apocalypse story filled with demon hordes, quippy banter and more than a few bumpy twists and turns. The End Is Totally Nigh is a comic series that centers around a girl who discovers she suddenly has an unusual ability - the power to exorcise demons. It won't be long before she discovers her demon knack is not quite what it seems.

Issue #1 brings us right into the action with epic battles, demon baddies and a big apocalyptic prophecy. Fun for the entire family, right?

Your generous contribution will pay for professional penciling and inking and beautiful color, cover art.

ALL contributions, large or small, are very much appreciated. Pledge as little as $5 or as much as you want. You will receive some pretty darn cool rewards for whatever kind of contribution you make. Just click here to support local talent!

11/27/11

THE BONES OF CONTENTION: A BOOK TO SINK YOUR TEETH INTO


Russell Ferrell
Historical Dimensions (2011)
ISBN 9780615438146
Reviewed by Joseph Yurt for ReaderViews (11/11)

“Acrocanthosaurus: The Bones of Contention,” by Russell Ferrell, is a story that’s as amazing as the dinosaur bones discovery around which the adventure unfolds. The book is populated by two larger than life heroes along with a cast of sharply drawn characters from the worlds of paleontology, politics, government, corporations, and contract law. Greed, corruption and dishonesty abound. And like all riveting tales, there are twists and turns, and an unexpected surprise: “Acrocanthosaurus: The Bones of Contention” is no tall tale, it’s a true story.
Simply put, Ferrell describes the book as “basically about nature, a dinosaur discovery and excavation, and the struggles of the book’s two heroes in the aftermath of the discovery.” In fact, this book is a meticulously researched, historical account of what the author contends, and his research would seem to support, is “one of the greatest achievements of paleontological history.” Given both the breadth and importance of the historical and scientific aspects of the story, the author has actually created two versions of the book. This is a review of the version which concentrates more on history. The second version focuses more on the paleontological science of the event.

The story is anchored not by the dinosaur, but rather by its two larger than life, colorful heroes Cephis Hall, the Arkansas hillbilly, and Sid Love, a Choctaw Indian. Hall is the central figure of the story. In the context of today’s modern naturalist and environmentalist model, Cephis himself is an anachronism. He is a classic, old-timey nature guide, who entertains school children and adults with the stories, legend and lore, and magic of the natural world. He and Sid are vestiges of a vanishing breed of American naturalist adventurers, dinosaurs like the one they seek imbedded in the earth. Ferrell’s portrait of Cephis Hall is rich and romantic.

This book is a perfect project match for Ferrell. He is thoroughly familiar with the region of the country in which the story unfolds. He’s an historical writer and former school history and science teacher. And, he has a self-acknowledged bias against the banking and legal professions, and big, multinational companies. This attribute provides especially timely and relevant content in view of the state of current affairs in America and throughout the world. However, these same match-up strengths are also the source of flaws in the book’s manuscript. Some readers may feel that Ferrell “the teacher” is giving them more history and science than they need. Others might feel that there are too many insignificant, anecdotal digressions. But despite these instances, Ferrell is above all a consummate storyteller who always manages to get his yarn back on track and keep the story moving forward at an engaging pace.

Russell Ferrell’s writing infuses “Acrocanthosaurus: The Bones of Contention” with a “tall tale” quality that makes the book an interesting and entertaining read. Its quirky personality makes it a good choice for anyone who is an avid reader of modern, historical non-fiction.

Russell Ferrell is a non-fiction historical writer and was working on several books in the historical area when he decided to put them aside and take up the challenge of writing the true story of Cephis Hall and Sid Love and their struggle to save the Acrocanthosaurus. The story of Cephis and Sid was a story that needed to be told.

Mr. Ferrell is an educator and has also worked as a journalist. He currently lives in Red Oak, Texas with his wife, Waynetta and their four dogs and five cats. Before moving to Texas he owned and operated a cattle ranch in southeastern Oklahoma.  

MOVE OVER DOC SAVAGE....

PRESS RELEASE


Move over Doc Savage and Captain Hazzard, here comes America's newest pulp hero - CHALLENGER STORM.


Airship 27 Productions and Cornerstone Book Publishers present another new pulp hero crafted in the mold of the classic 1930s adventurers. The sole survivor of a senseless tragedy, the heir to a massive fortune devotes himself to a life protecting the innocent and punishing the guilty. From his base of operations at the Miami Aerodrome Research & Development Laboratories, he and his colorful associates brave any danger to bring justice to those in need.


His name is Clifton Storm... the world will call him "Challenger".


When a wealthy aviation tycoon asks Storm to help return his kidnapped daughter, the MARDL crew is plunged into a rescue-mission on the tiny island-nation of La Isla de Sangre.  From the sunny streets of Miami to the assault on a guerrilla enclave & the ruins of a lost-city deep in the jungle, the action is non-stop in this debut pulp thriller.  Can Storm rid La Isla de Sangre from the vicious warlords known as the Villalobos Brothers and defeat the mysterious Goddess of Death?


Join Challenger Storm and his loyal band of adventurers as they fly off on this, the first of a brand new series of pulp thrillers.  Writer Don Gates and legendary graphic artist, Michael Kaluta join forces to unleash this exciting and original new pulp hero guaranteed to provide pulp fans with explosive thrill-a-minute entertainment.


Cornerstone Book Publishers also publishes Masonic and esoteric books, selected pulp fiction, art literature, limited children's books, and poetry collections. For more information about Cornerstone, go to www.cornerstonepublishers.com.


Airship 27 packages and publishes anthologies and novels in the pulp magazine tradition.

In the past, Airship 27 has released "Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective", "Weird Horror Tales", "Weird Horror Tales: The Feasting", and "Weird Horror Tales: Light's End".  For more information on Airship 27, go to www.airship27.com.

ISBN:  1-613420-23-4

ISBN 13:  978-1-613420-23-2

Produced by Airship 27

Published by Cornerstone Book Publishers

11/19/11

Cowboy Psalms: Insightful and Inspiring


"There are a few things that every Christian cowboy can't get enough of—relishing in wide open spaces, breathing in the fresh air, soaking up the clear skies, bonding with the Big Trail Boss, and rediscovering His beauty in nature.

This poetry isn't for the cowboy who is all hat and no saddle. Get ready to ride the Chisholm Trail, bust a bronc, get the feel of the old days, or remind yourself of God's grace. Cowboy Psalms captures the true cowboy's way of life.

This inspiring collection will offer you insight into the bond between a cowboy and the Big Trail Boss, and you just may discover the cowboy that lives in everyone.

Saddle up your horses for a trail ride, but don't forget to pack Cowboy Psalms next to your canteen....."

Author/poet Ron Secoy's collection of 53 cowboy themed poems are a delight of writing style, themes, and heart.  A fine example of the unique cowboy poetry of the west, the collection is faith-based, inspiring, and often lyrical.  These are quality poems carrying a strong positive message which will be enjoyed and appreciated by readers in 'cowboy country' and beyond!

11/18/11

Meet J Wade Harrell - Oklahoma Fantasy Author

The creative landscape of Oklahoma continues to bloom in innovative and diverse ways.  New voices are charting the way into a 21st century literary heritage.  New genres are being claimed by state authors and some are even carving out writing styles and using the newest delivery systems.  Oklahoma can tip the ten gallon hat to a century of great authors but there are even more who will be note worthy in the new millennium.

J Wade Harrell is an author of Fantasy stories published  in electronic format on Amazon.com.  His blog page is located at http://jwadeharrell.wordpress.com.  He currently has six novelettes available in ebook format and more in the works. "I live in Comanche County in southwest Oklahoma where I was born," Harrell notes and acknowledged he is an author who is just enjoying letting his imagination flow and basking in the thrill of making his work available to readers. 

11/13/11

New Book Chronicles History of Women Ministers in IPHC

A new book details the history of women in ministry in the International Pentecostal Holiness Church, whose global headquarters in located in Bethany, Oklahoma.   



Dr. Jeraldine T. Posey has written a timely new book, Let My Handmaid Speak: A History of Women in Ministry in the International Pentecostal Holiness Church from 1901–2011 (WestBow, 2011).    It is the first history woman in ministry within the IPHC and as such fills a crucial void in historical studies in Pentecostalism and modern Christianity.

The debate over women preachers has raged for centuries, but the argument has not been-and probably will not be-resolved. This book is not an addendum to that dispute. It is, however, an attempt to show some of the difficulties lady ministers have overcome to answer God's call to proclaim His Word.

The International Pentecostal Holiness Church, from its inception, has recognized women by admitting them to pulpits and allowing them to pastor churches. Lady ministers have also served successfully as evangelists and missionaries. 

However, the leadership of the denomination at a Solemn Assembly in 1996 acknowledged that the church had withheld from women places of honor and desired to release them to serve in leadership roles.Historically, women have gained ground only to lose it again, and even in our twenty-first century society, some still refuse to let God's handmaids speak.  

The 380, softbound book is available from the publisher, WestBow Press or from Amazon.

Minister Pens Marriage Counseling Manual

 
Author Apostle Billy R. Woodard is a native of the Texas panhandle (Pampa, Texas). He and his wife, Lillian M.Woodard, have partnered in the ministry in Oklahoma for eight years. The two pastors founded Kings & Preists/BAFC/INC. The apostle is a forty year veteran to the gospel of the Kingdom Of God. Billy has organized churches throughout Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. In the last two years, the minister's have established a Kings & Preists/BAFC INC chapter in West Nigeria Africa.

Apostle Woodard has authored "The Greatest Romance Expose."  Is a Marriage Counseling Manual...the naked truth about relationships, marriage, and romance...Available via .....Authorhouse and Amazon. It is a riveting, flavorful, robust, seductive pre-marital/marriage counseling manual based on King Solomon's ancient diaries.

The manual centers on the male purpose and assignment as it relates to his creator, the world the creator made for him, and his relationship as it relates to his helpmeet... A must read............. Available Now www.authorhouse.com www.amazon.com e-books available

Order Direct From Author
Apostle Billy R. Woodard
5712 S. Briarwood Drive
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73135
Phone orders (405) 889-6456
email orders b.woodard91@yahoo.com


11/11/11

NEW MYSTERY MEN (AND WOMEN) RELEASED, VOL. 2

For an interview with the writer, or a copy of the cover of this book, please contact miklvance@yahoo.com.
NEWS RELEASE
Airship 27 Productions and Cornerstone Book Publishers are thrilled to announce the release of the new MYSTERY MEN (and Women) Vol II.
 
In 2010, after five years of bring pulp fans the best new adventures of classic pulp characters, Airship 27 Productions launched this particular title to allow their talented creators to have fun inventing brand new pulp heroes. In Volume One we introduced pulp fans to four original characters, two of whom were female avengers. Now we proudly present the second installment and another brand new quartet of fresh and exciting heroes cast in the mold of the classic adventurers of the past.
 
RED BADGE -Operating on the streets of New York , he is a mysterious vigilante daring to confront the mobs and protect the innocent. But who is he really? The cop, the famous radio announcer, the brother to a victimized young woman? Created by Mark Halegua with writing partner Andrew Salmon.
 
JACK MINCH, ACE REPORTER -Writer, editor, Jack Minch thought he knew New York City like the back of his hand until one of his star reporters suddenly vanishes within the deep, maze like sewer tunnels beneath the concrete Gotham. Now Minch and a detective ally must travel into this unknown domain where death lurks at every turn. Created by Greg Bastianelli.
 
DOCK DOYLE – Dock Doyle was a movie matinee hero of the cliffhanger serials known around the world. But when things go horribly awry on location of his latest jungle adventure, the actor must come to grips with becoming a true hero, or dying in the process. Created by Adam Garcia.
 
A MAN CALLED MONGREL - In today’s world of high tech communications, private companies wield power like governments, some for the public good, and others for their own evil agendas. Now a modern day warrior will champion his family’s technological empire and defend it against all who would destroy them. His name is Mongrel. Created by Derrick Ferguson.
 
Here are four brand new, action packed pulp tales starring four original heroes to thrill and entertain today’s diehard pulp enthusiasts. The book features a stunning cover by Pulp Factory Award winning artist, Mike Fyles with interior illos and book design by Airship 27 Art Director, Rob Davis, himself a former PF Award winner; all edited by Ron Fortier.
 
Cornerstone Book Publishers also publishes Masonic and esoteric books, selected pulp fiction, art literature, limited children's books, and poetry collections. All three Weird Horror novels are available on-line, at book stores, from Cornerstone, and as E-books. For more information about Cornerstone, go to www.cornerstonepublishers.com.
Airship 27 packages and publishes anthologies and novels in the pulp magazine tradition.
 
In the past, Airship 27 has released “Weird Horror Tales”, “Weird Horror Tales: The Feasting”, “Weird Horror Tales: Light’s End”, “Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective”, a series of “Captain Hazzard” pulp thrillers, more pulp fiction in “The Green Lama” and “Secret Agent X”. For more information on Airship 27, go to www.airship27.com.
 
ISBN 1-613420-21-8
ISBN-13 978-1-613420-21-8

11/6/11

Some Oklahoma Authors of Horror & Paranormal Suspense

Nicci Sefton, author of the Deadly Sins series.
Dennis MacDonald, author of Ebon Moon, 13 Nightmares
Steven Wedel, author of the Werewolf Saga and others
Marilyn A. Hudson, author of The Bones of Summer and co-author of The Mound.

11/5/11

Fall Round Up Time!

Time to update information, build new lists, and generally improve the lists and links.

Looking for information and links to build new genre lists.  Need information on Writer's Groups, Horror Writers, Romance Writers, Juvenile Writers, Non-Fiction Writers and Book Festivals and events.

Send information to marilynahudson@yahoo.com.

New Edition to Books About Oklahoma's Spooks & Legends

Joining the books on the subject of the state's ghosts and legends, is a new one by Mike Ricksetter, Ghosts and Legends of Oklahoma.   Order Here.

Complete your special Oklahoma collection by adding these titles for a complete review of the state and its mysteries:

Strange State : Mysteries and Legends of Oklahoma (Cullan Hudson, 2005, 2011)
Ghostlahoma (Tonya Hacker and Tammy Wilson, 2008)
Tulsa's Haunted Memories (Teri French, 2010)
Weird Oklahoma (Sceurman and Moran, 2011)
Mysterious Oklahoma (David Farris, 1995)

Other Titles:
Ghosts of the McBride House (Cecelia Black, 2009)
You Can't See Me, But I am Here (Jason Taylor, 2005)

10/29/11

GREG RODGERS, OKLAHOMA AUTHOR AND CHOCTAW STORYTELLER

Oct. 29, 2011 at the Bethany Library, Greg Rodgers will share stories and promote his new book ONE DARK NIGHT IN OKLAHOMA.  Be sure and catch him at a local event or in a concert of stories!

10/22/11

JOE HARWELL PLUNGES DEEP INTO INTRIGUE


Joe Harwell, author of the Vampire rock series, Legend of Michelle Sands

and the Upside Down Hearts announces an exciting new title exploring a timely theme

.... One Drug.



By the middle of the 21st century China is the worlds most prosperous economy. As a debtor nation facing economic collapse, America is forced to end payment of Social Security, Medicare and all safety net benefits. With little debate or moral objection in Congress, the United States also legalizes and encourages assisted suicide to relieve stress on society in caring for the elderly, sick and dying. Now called V.T. (Voluntary Termination), families of people ending their lives in this way are paid a stipend for usable organs and tissues harvested for transplantation from their loved ones.

While America and the rest of the world suffers decline, advances in gene therapy and nanotechnology in China result in a true medical miracle. Called ONE DRUG, it prevents disease, prolongs life and treats injury. As a result of being tested on their troops, the Chinese military is quickly becoming the most powerful and feared armed force on the planet.

Financed by international smugglers and the still powerful Little Dixie Mafia, a breakthrough in ONE DRUG technology is underway in a lab near Fort Smith, Arkansas. Chinese and domestic spies are closing in on the facility to prevent this covert development of ONE DRUG. Hang on for this roller coaster race against time to save America and the life of a brave young woman

Joe Harwell - find links to all his books, in print and e-format, at his new website. 

10/20/11

Norman Author To Sign Books at OKC's Full Circle Book Store

PRESS RELEASE


NORMAN AUTHOR TO HAVE BOOK SIGNING AT FULL CIRCLE

Norman author Marilyn A. Hudson will be signing copies of her new novel, The  Mound, Saturday, December  17, 3 p.m. at Full Circle Book Store in Oklahoma City.   The paranormal suspense work, co-written with Cullan Hudson, is set in a fictional eastern Oklahoma community.

Marilyn A. Hudson is also author of a collection of chilling tales, The Bones of Summer, a historical look at some strange deaths along Oklahoma railroads from 1900 to 1920, When Death Rode the Rails,  a collection  of historic tales of early Oklahoma City, Tales of Hell’s Half Acre, and a commentary on women and the Bible, Those Pesky Verses of Paul.

OKLAHOMA AUTHOR TO SHARE SCARY STORIES


Norman author and storyteller, Marilyn A. Hudson, will be performing for a third year at the historic Overholser Mansion in Oklahoma City on October 27, 28 for “Scary Stories and Twilight Tours.”   The program will feature two story sessions, at 7p.m. and at 8 p.m., each followed by a museum staff led tour of the mansion built in 1903.  Reservations are required as space is limited and can be made by calling the Overholser Mansion office.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children over 10 (may not be suitable for children under ten).

Marilyn A. Hudson is co-author of the recently released paranormal suspense novel, The Mound,  set in a fictional eastern Oklahoma community.   She is also author of a collection of chilling tales, The Bones of Summer, a historical look at some strange deaths along Oklahoma railroads from 1900 to 1920, When Death Rode the Rails,  a collection of historic tales of early Oklahoma City, Tales of Hell’s Half Acre, and a commentary on women and the Bible, Those Pesky Verses of Paul.

Hudson has been active as a storyteller for over ten years  in Oklahoma and is a member of the  Oklahoma Territory Tellers, the Tejas Storytelling association, and the  Network Storytellers Network.   In her persona as The Ghost Teller is the first Oklahoma storyteller to specialize in ghost tales, spooky stories, and hauntng legends.Publish Post

Copies of her books are available on Amazon and at the Museum giftshop.

10/18/11

THE MARK OF TERROR


Airship 27 Productions and Cornerstone Book Publishers are excited to announce the release of their third Jim Anthony Super Detective book, a full length novel, THE MARK OF TERROR.
 
From the early days of his crime fighting career, comes this brand new adventure of the man known as Jim Anthony; Super Detective.  Half Irish, half Comanche and All American, Jim Anthony finds himself caught up in a world-wide conspiracy of murder and carnage as two ancient Greek cults square off against each other in modern times; each vying for world dominance over the other.
 
When several of New York ’s leading business men suddenly go insane and begin committing suicide, the police are baffled and reluctantly look to the Super Detective for help.  Soon, with the aid of a renowned archeological historian and a spunky, fearless female reporter, Jim Anthony is quickly caught up in a mystery like no other he has ever faced before. With danger from deadly masked assassins at every turn, the famous adventurer’s own life is soon hanging in the balance as he becomes the primary target of both warring cults.
 
Acclaimed New Pulp scribe, Joshua Reynolds delivers a fast paced, non-stop action thriller that is pure pulp gold.  “This is Reynold’s second Jim Anthony story for us,” reported Airship 27 Productions’ Managing Editor Ron Fortier.  “It’s very clear in how well he writes this classic hero that he has a genuine affection for the character and that comes across on every page.”  Accompanied by nine illustrations from artist Isaac Nacilla and a stunning cover by painter Jeff Herndon with designs by Rob Davis, JIM ANTHONY – SUPER DETECTIVE – THE MARK OF TERROR is the latest in an on-going series of brand new Jim Anthony adventures.
 
Cornerstone Book Publishers also publishes Masonic and esoteric books, selected pulp fiction, art literature, limited children's books, and poetry collections. For more information about Cornerstone, go to www.cornerstonepublishers.com.
 
Airship 27 packages and publishes anthologies and novels in the pulp magazine tradition.
In addition to Weird Horror Tales, Weird Horror Tales: The Feasting, and Weird Horror Tales: Light’s End, Airship 27 has releasedSherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, a series of “Captain Hazzard” pulp thrillers, more pulp fiction in The Green Lam,a and Secret Agent X.  For more information on Airship 27, go to www.airship27.com.
 
 
AIRSHIP 27 PRODUCTIONS – Pulp Fiction for a New Generation!
 
ISBN 1-613420-16-1
ISBN-13 978-1-613420-16-4
 

10/4/11

OKLAHOMA AUTHORS WRITTEN ABOUT

Authors Marilyn A. Hudson and Cullan Hudson were recently featured in a news article titled "Oklahoma authors pen scary novel."  It was written by Ken Raymond  for NewsOK.com.    The paranormal suspense novel, The Mound is available on Amazon.com and BN.com

9/26/11

TONYA TRIMBLE TOURS AND THAT IS WITH A CAPITAL "T" FOR TERRIFIC!

Tonya Trimble and her publisher, Tell Me Press, announce her new book for kids called Curiosity With a Capital S. The book released in hardcover on Aug. 1 and will be out in soft cover on Oct. 1.  


She's doing a few area events over the next few days. Tomorrow in Oklahoma City she's doing a book signing luncheon with retired teachers. On Wednesday, she's doing a book signing with retired Oklahoma City School Administration personnel. And then on Thursday, she's going to Tulsa for a book signing at Monte Cassino School in the morning (she graduated from High School there) and then one at Marquette Catholic School later that day (she taught elementary grades there).
Catch her at one of these events or order her book via the link above.

9/21/11

Oklahoma Author Launches Steampunk Series


Enid, Oklahoma's own Brian Young continues his launch into the steam punk genre with the release of news about the expanded Silent War series.  A dramatic and intriguing story line is inventively woven through the first book  De Civitate Sanguino: The City of the Bloodthirsty.  It is set for release on March 1st by Damnation Books.  Others, will soon follow.  It is sure to be a favorite series of not only Oklahoma Steam Punk followers but any who love Gothic, Vampire, Adventure, and Historical fiction. Young holds degrees in history from Northwestern University and University of Wales, Lampeter.  

9/19/11

Eastern Oklahoma Author Fest

Mara Webb announces the 3rd Annual EO AuthorFest. It will be held in Tahlequah, OK on October 8th at the Cherokee County Community Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information contact www.EOAuthorFest.org, EOAF@mail.org or call Mara (918)316-0576. "We would like to invite all authors to register, "said Mara," and come to Tahlequah! "

9/18/11

PHOTOGRAPHERS YOU NEED TO KNOW


Every author needs a good photographer, every book a great photo, and every PR person some good shots to help sell that author, book or event.  


Photographers are then an important element and integral part of the creative business.  

Here is a great photographer to add to your list 

Author Jodi Thomas, New York Times Bestselling Writer

'Coming home' to Oklahoma, bestseller author, Jodi Thomas was on hand for workshops, autographs and a smile at The Chisholm Trail Book Festival on Sept. 17, 2011 in Duncan, Oklahoma.

Author Marilyn A. Hudson with friends



Hudson, who is author of The Bones of Summer, When Death Rode the Rails, Those Pesky Verses of Paul, and co-author of the fiction book, The Mound.  She can be reached at marilynahudson@yahoo.com or viewed at Whorl Books.

Author Brenda Salladay

Brenda Salladay is  author of the winsome work, Jungle Friends.  She can be reached at brendasalladay@sbcgkobal.net or Facebook.
Jungle Friends

CHISHOLM TRAIL BOOK FESTIVAL

Saturday, September 17, 2011 in Duncan, Oklahoma the Chisholm Trail Book festival kicked off as local and regional authors converged to meet readers, sell books, and meet other word smiths.

Along the way the festival encouraged student reading and writing through essay contests, encouraged volunteerism through student helpers to help authors load and unload books, generally assist, and help carry off the many tasks of a successful event. Community groups and sponsors made the event possible through monetary, promotional, volunteer, and time donations.

CHISHOLM TRAIL BOOK FESTIVAL

CHISHOLM TRAIL BOOK FESTIVAL

Author Stephen B. Bagley

Author of the book Floozy and Other Stories.  He can be reached at issacksye@gmail.com or viewed at his website, Harbor Street.

Author Meridith Smith

 Author of Where Are Going, Smitty Baby? Meridith Smith.  She also won an award for her table decor at the Chisholm Trail Book Festival (9/17/11).

Author Nancy Rowland

Tranquility reigned at the table of the author of Never the Same Again.  A delightful array of butterflies carried the theme of transformation.  Visit her at www.nancyrowland.com

Author Anne Urne

Very well assisted  author Anne Urne displayed her Spiritual Trilogy and Trust Me books .  Read a previous entry on her works.  Find her books here.

Author Nicci Sefton


Author Nicci Sefton shared in a mini-book club session about her books in the Deadly Sins series.  This is a series on vampires. An exciting young writer who has a growing following.  She can be reached at deadlysinsseries7@yahoo.com or viewed at thedeadlysinsbooks.com

Author James Wilhite

Col. James Wilhite (USAR, Ret.) is author of the book, WE ANSWERED THE CALL