Friendly Oaks Publications

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Friendly Oaks Publications is a small publishing company in south Texas. It was founded in 1990 and has, over the years, published over 80 titles. These primarily have been books and guides for parents, teachers, counselors and other child-service professionals.

Smashwords Interview

Describe your desk
It's pretty cluttered; lots of projects lying around.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up mostly in south Texas. Where I live didn't do that much to influence my writing, as I have enjoyed writing since my first fountain pen in elementry school. As of the last several years, I've actually enjoyed the challenge of seeing a piece of writing and working with it to make it better.
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Talk Shows Are Looking for You! How to Get Your Book and Your Message Onto Talk Radio Shows and Podcasts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,050. Language: American English. Published: May 11, 2016 by Friendly Oaks Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Take your book and message to the airwaves and podcasts. James Sutton, with experience on both sides of the talk show microphone, takes you through the steps from writing and marketing a winning pitch to sounding your best on a show. Learn tips that will put you at the front of the pack and use the provided resources (including free ones) for letting talk shows know you are ready for them!
Bullied to Death
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Friendly Oaks Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Adolescent psychology, Nonfiction » Law » Family law
Bullying has no higher price than the self-inflicted death of a tormented child or teen. Why is this happening, and what can be done about it? Thomas Jacobs, a retired juvenile court judge, and James Sutton, a child and adolescent psychologist, combine their expertise and decades of experience into answers and interventions to tough questions about bullying, cyberbullying and youth suicide.
Resolving Conflicts with Your Children
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Friendly Oaks Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Conflict isn't fun, and it certainly isn't comfortable. In this ebook, child and adolescent psychologist Dr. James Sutton, offers a "plain English," proven strategy for discussing troublesome issues with a child or teen in a way that ends up better than it starts. Then ten steps outlined in the strategy help to create a place for a youngster to be part of the solution.


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