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  • 01:12

    Interviewing sci-fi book author Ricky Ortiz

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    The year is 2097. In the midst of a Cold War where the arms race has shifted to Mages and The Gifted, young mercenary, Terry Nomura, is thrusted into a game of life and death after the assassination of The U.S. President. He is forced to come to terms with the legend of his father’s legacy, while simultaneously trying to unite a divided world against a clandestine cult that has been secretly controlling it from the shadows. An ancient threat unveils itself, as the cult's dark prophecy comes to fruition. No life will go untouched, and no person shall ever be the same once the war has begun, for it already has

  • 01:13

    Voice of Indie Episode 111

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    Welcome to Voice of Indie, a production of Fresh Ink Group. Your hosts are Beem Weeks and Stephen Geez. This week we welcome author, speaker, and pastoral counselor Shaniqua A. Karanja. 

  • 01:00

    A Book is Born™ Season 8 Opener

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    A Book is Born™ Season 8 Opener airs August 26, 2022!
    Our nation-wide line-up of seasoned authors along with our generous sponsors have teamed up to bring rife content and relatable dialogue for your listening and reading pleasure.
    Grab a good seat and prepare to feast as we dish out this serving of Gumbo! You won’t leave hungry!
    Our Guest Speaker is Author Stephanie Bailey, to discuss her literary journey, and the 411 on where to grab a copy of her new page turner!
    Join in at 5pm- PST 6pm-GMT 7pm-CST 8pm-EST
    Call (563) 999-3731 or Listen Online: https://www.blogtalkradio.com/gumboforthesoul/2022/08/27/a-book-is-born-season-8-opener
    Follow Our Studio: www.blogtalkradio.com/gumboforthesoul
    A Book is Born™ by Gumbo for the Soul International® and TRIBE Family Channel™

  • 00:52

    WRT TALKS TO CLAIRE ROBERTS

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    It's September and fall is just around the corner! Today i have the pleasure of chatting with Claire Roberts, owner and chief editor of the THREEPENNY BIT LITERARY MAGAZINE! iF you haven't heard about it yet, you will! This will be afun chat so grab a beverage and settle in.
    Claire Roberts is a mother and Grandmother from England, now entering her golden years, she hopes. She has written all her life and a couple of years ago, just before lockdown, began a short story magazine project called The Threepenny Bit. She works on this presently with her International writing friends, including Karen herself! This sparked her interest in writing anew and she took a Masters in Creative writing at Nottingham Trent University. She is currently researching becoming a publisher and has at least five other writing projects on the go. She loves writing and has just begun a creative writing group for fun on Facebook
     

  • 01:01

    The New Panic Room Episode 287

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    Join James and Xtina on the Panic Room Radio Show as they talk with dark romance authors Izzy Sweet & Sean Moriarty. Featuring samanthas_shelf, a new segment for your enjoyment with book reviews by the lovely Samantha Hawkins. Don't miss the fun and shenanigans!

  • 00:32

    DIALOGUE'S FINAL SHOW OF 2022! With Author Jill Stukenburg

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR
    Jill Stukenberg’s novel News of the Air (previously titled Labor Day) was selected as the 2021 winner of the Big Moose prize from Black Lawrence Press and will be published in fall 2022. Her short stories have appeared in Midwestern Gothic, The Collagist (now The Rupture), The Florida Review, and other literary magazines. An Associate Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, she has published in the area of creative writing pedagogy and has over twenty years of experience as a writing teacher. (Photo credit: Emma Whitman)
    ABOUT THE BOOK - NEWS OF THE AIR
    Allie Krane is heavily pregnant when she and her husband flee urban life after a rash of eco-terrorism breaks out in their city. They reinvent themselves as the proprietors of a northwoods fishing resort, where they live in relative peace for nearly two decades. That is, until two strange children arrive by canoe. Like the small ecological disasters lapping yearly at their shore, have the problems of the modern world finally found Allie, her husband, and their troubled cypher of a teenage daughter? This eco-novel of a family, told from three points of view, explores how we remake our lives once we open our hearts to all the news we've chosen to ignore.

  • 01:00

    Chapter 12 Episode 3

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    On Tonight's The After Show
    Be Our Guest Segment: Author GranRan 
    In-depth discussion about the  host's projects, and the value of Reviews  

  • 00:59

    Swarm

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    Filled with intricate and artificial intelligence and drones. Meet Derek Taylor and Lt. Jennifer Scott as they fight to find out more about  slvia the artificial intelligence at the heart of the novel. Derek is Carey Nolan stealing Derek's identity. Action filled other countries involved as Derek and Jenn have to learn more about Slyvia and what Andre Strauss and others have on store. 
     
     

  • 00:31

    Contracts, Board Games, and True Love with Author Mia Heintzelman on Book Lights

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    Mia Heintzelman is a polka-dot-wearing, horror and romance movie lover, who always has a book and a to-do list in her purse. She writes fun, unforgettable, more than just laughs romance about strong women, and men with enough heart to fall for them. When she isn’t busy writing fictional happily-ever-afters, she is likely reading, playing board games, or eating sweets.  She currently lives in Las Vegas, Nevada with her husband and two children. You can find Mia at her website where you can sign up for her newsletter to be the first to find out her newest news. Reach out to her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Bookbub. Her most recent release, The Friendship Contract, is out now and you can preorder Monopolove everywhere!
    And for more about our host Lisa Kessler visit http://Lisa-Kessler.com
    Book Lights - shining a light on good books!

  • 01:05

    Jerome Charyn

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    Jerome Charyn is an award-winning American author, with more than 50 published works.  He has earned a long-standing reputation as an inventive and prolific chronicler of real and imagined American life.
    Since the 1964 release of his first novel, Once Upon a Droshky, he has published thirty novels, three memoirs, eight graphic novels, two books about film short stories, plays, and works of non-fiction.  Two of his memoirs were named New York Times Book of the Year.
    Jerome taught at Princeton, Columbia, NYU, Rice, City University of New York - always as a visiting professor - and then at The American University of Paris where he started his own film department. In addition to writing and teaching, Jerome is a tournament table tennis player, once ranked in the top ten percent of players in France.
    We will be talking about his newly released novel.  Big Red reimagines the tragic career of Rita Hayworth and her indomitable husband, Orson Welles. As you will hear, Jerome is a storyteller and taught himself to write at a very young age.

  • 01:01

    3 Women in Ukraine - A Journey That Changes Everything

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    Join us as author Teri Brown discusses her book "Sunflowers Beneath the Snow", a book that shares the stories of three generations of women in Ukraine.These women bear the consequences and the hope that is brought about during a war. In addition to exploring parts of a nation, "Sunflowers Beneath the Snow" explores the "tenacity of women, showing that even in grueling circumstances, they can, and do, experience all the good things life has to offer - compassion, joy, love, faith, and wonder" as shared at the author's website. 
    Denise Turney, Off The Shelf Books podcast host, plans to dig into the makings of the novel. Specific questions that Turney and Brown may address cover a range of topics as they relate to the book, including mother-daughter relationships, inspiration behind the novel and unique ways Brown has found to discover and connect with the book's readers. 
    MEET TERI BROWN: Teri Brown was born in Athens, Greece. At her website, she shares that she came into this world with a mind full of imagination. She loves the outdoors, particularly being close to water. In 2020, to raise money for Toys for Tots, her husband she rode a tandem bike from Astoria, Oregon to Washington, D.C. Teri loves to read, help others, support others through mentoring, bargain shopping and ballroom dancing. She is the author of the books “Sunflowers Beneath the Snow” and “An Enemy Like Me”.
    Join us Saturday, August 27, 2022 at 10:30am/EST (New York City time)
    Listener dial-in number: (347) 994-3490
    You can also join right here in the chat room.