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  • 00:32

    Interview with Michael Brown, Author of Finding the Field on CBBRN.

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    What if you could find the nature of reality in a work of fiction?
    Finding the Field: an adventure of body, mind and spirit.
    Chicago’s Black Business Radio Network
    (All Black! All News! All You!)
    This segment is CBBN Business Journals where we interview business owners and other innovators from around the world.
    Our guest is Michael Brown, Author of “Finding The Field.”
    Michael Brown was born in the remote Chatham Islands of New Zealand in 1948.  His philosophy is the result of recovering from trauma experienced as a child and young man, including forced committal to a psychiatric hospital.
    Finding The Field is about an old man who stumbles on the Ultimate Truth to life, the universe and everything; but there’s only one person he can tell – a young man who is unstable, dangerous and on the run.
    “A compelling read… I’ve read it cover to cover in two sittings. Congratulations. This will go on to bigger things. Count on it."Grant Shanks, Rangiora
    “Riveting stuff. The characters are so real, they pull me into their every move and argument.”Shirley Watkins, Canterbury
    You may order a copy at:  http://findingthefield.com/
    Ms. Sonja Cassandra Perdue
    Executive Producer
    Chicago's Black Business Radio Network

  • 00:29

    2/17/16 New Segment! Ask Sylvia Hubbard!

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    Today is the premiere of our new segment, "Ask Sylvia Hubbard."
    Online or on the street when people ask book related questions the answer more often than not is "Ask Sylvia Hubbard." This segment brings Sylvia on the third Wednesday of every month and listeners can call in to ask her their book-related questions. The call in number is (646) 915-9177. Listeners can also email questions in advance to andcommunicationsllc@comcast.net, subject line Ask Sylvia Hubbard, and th question will be read over the air with Sylvia's answer.
    Sylvia Hubbard is the founder of the Motown Writers Nerwork and the Michigan Literary Network and executive producer of the Michigan Literary Network Radio show. She is the author of more than 30 independently published books, and was one of the front-runners in e-book publishing. Her knowledge of book publishing, marketing, social media, and literacy advocacy is vast, but what is just as remarkable is her generosity to share what she knows.
     

  • 00:00

    Does “Early Education” Come Way Too Late?

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    In our collective zeal to reform schools and close the achievement gap, we may have lost sight of where most learning really happens -- at home.

  • 01:03

    Let's Talk Too! Author Kenya Rivers

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    I'm your host
    Author Sharnel,
          Guest
    Author Kenya Rivers,
    She started her writing at the tender age of ten penning songs, poems and short stories.  Kenya was a shy daydreamer who used her imagination to create the many stories she was able to see so vividly.  She won area writing contests that fueled her desire to put those thoughts on paper.  With this new found passion Kenya was able to share her love with the world through writing.  In 2010, Kenya put her pen back to use and began writing her first story destined for the publishing world. Endless Nights, Kenya’s first novel about a young woman who herself in a world full of madness in the very people she trusts, is set to release the summer of 2014.  Kenya doesn’t conform to one specific genre. She encompasses the reality of her life. She keeps the stories as true as they are given to her and lets her readers into her inner self putting her vulnerability on display. Kenya’s upcoming Adult Novel’s include Dangerously Obsessed, Endless Night’s Two (Guilty of Murder), Intoxicated. Children’s book titled, I’m no different from you, Where’s Daisy?. 

  • 00:29

    A Patient's Journey to Hep C Free NATURALLY with NO traditional Medication! Pt 2

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    Marissa Tovia is not a medical professional; she is a patient--a patient who was diagnosed several years ago with the incurable Hepatitis C Virus. Doctors wanted to pump her body full of toxins with the triple therapy of ribavirin/pegasus/interferon. She said no. They gave her the new miracle pill of Harvoni, $32,000 per month. A grand total of $64,000. She said NO! again, and did not subject her body to the harmful and damaging side effects of powerful medication. This is her story. She took measures into her own hands, made herself her own science experiment, and over a period of three years assisted her immune system naturally to shut down replication, clear, and cure her body of the incurable Hepatitis C virus.
    She is writing a book on her experience, and wants to tell the world what she took, and the exact methods she used to be Hep C free without the worry of relapse or harsh and lasting side effects!  Tune in for this amazing interview!

  • 01:01

    Indie Books #103 (Michelle Bellon)

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    Tune in and join me as I welcome this week's guest. 
    Author Michelle Bellon joins me to talk about her books. We'll start with The Fire Inside and then check out her other works.
    From The Fire Inside:
    Aiden, a doting husband and father, had the perfect life - a job he loved, a beautiful son, and a loving wife. In an instant, everything is taken from him and Aiden believes his life is over. Falling into a deep depression Aiden all but gives up on his job, his friends and himself. But when a mysterious force grants him the power to heal those around him, Aiden is forced to pull himself out of his misery in favor of the greater good. When he meets Ryan, a hardened, pessimistic teenager living on the streets, and Norma, a woman whose marriage is crumbling around her, Aiden acknowledges that maybe life still has a purpose and this ability to heal may be more powerful than he ever imagined.
    For more information on Michelle Bellon and her books:
    http://www.amazon.com/Fire-Inside-Michelle-Bellon-ebook/dp/B00ZV1UCNS
    http://www.michellebellon.com
    http://www.amazon.com/Michelle-Bellon/e/B004TZ0CUK
     

  • 00:45

    The New Western and Westerns in Film and Television

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    AUGUST 13, 2015 - LIVING A RICHER LIFE ~ Life Changing Talk Radio
    THEME: The New Western and Westerns in Film and Television
    INTERVIEW GUESTS:
    Kirk Ellis - Screenwriter, Producer, Emmy Awards and Humanitas Prize Winner. Kirk is a Western Writers of America (WWA) Spur Award Winner for Best Drama Script, as well as a Wrangler Award Winner from the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
    Anne Hillerman- Author of eight non-fiction books and WWA  Spur Award Winner for the Best First Novel.
    THIS WEEK’S MESSAGE: When most of us think of reading westerns, classic western authors such as Louis L'Amour or Zane Grey come to mind.  But several contemporary authors are taking the themes of the traditional Western and applying them in more contemporary settings.  If you enjoy stories about semi-nomadic wanderers who live hard lives, mostly in wilderness settings, dealing with questions of honor and justice, you might want to try one of these stories of the new west. Also Westerns today are  in both movies and television. But you may be surprised to learn that Westerns are the major defining genre of the American film industry. They are one of the oldest, most enduring and flexible genres and one of the most characteristically American genres in their mythic origins. Let's learn more about the new western and westerns in todays' film and television.

  • 00:31

    The Method & The Muse featuring Ricko Donovan

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    Writers, are you stuck or blocked-- or inspired, on a roll and tearin' it up? Is your latest accomplishment publicizing your most recent bestseller, finishing the 265th revision of your first poem, or just making the commitment to writing? Whatever your state of mind, this show is for you. "The Method & The Muse" is all about what happens at the desk. Our conversations with writers from all categories and genres will give you plenty of ideas for firing up your own writing life and sharpening your craft.
    This month's episode features Author Ricko Donovan
    Donovan is an award-winning singer/songwriter who plays a variety of stringed instruments, a hammered dulcimer virtuoso, silent film composer, and a critically acclaimed novelist. His debut novel Sunnyville made Nashville Lifestyle Magazine’s 2014 Summer Reading List Pics. The Broken Promised Land, begun in 1994, was completed and published in 2014. Find out more about him here! or Buy his book here!
    Join Author Sherry Wild as she hosts this energetic exchange based about books and what goes on behind the scenes of them.
    The Method & The Muse is produced by WON Radio as part of Writers Online Network (WON). More information about WON is available at http://www.writersonlinenetwork.com/ They can also be found on Facebook and Twitter @won_radio and @writersonnet

  • 00:30

    Knowing when something is missing.

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    The Black Rose talks with Big Fur Hat - Blogger, exceptional content creator, artist, and so much more about living the creative life and knowing when something is missing.

  • 00:48

    Nice Girls Reading Naughty Books -- Courtney Milan

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    Romance novelist Bernadette Walsh interviews Courtney Milan, a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. Courtney, a former lawyer, writes historical romance and was a RITA finalist. Her titles include The Wicked Gift.

  • 00:27

    Interview with Anna C. Morrison for The Green Gooey Goop

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    A little girl is presented with a different sort of a meal when her mom serves her green gooey goop. Interesting and icky ingredients appear one by one as the little girl decides what's in this noxious-smelling concoction. The little girl creates a flood, and her dog's fur turns green. Suggested age range for readers: 0-8
    This book was written to capture the moment when a child is confronted by healthy food that, while nutritious, may not appear to be delicious.  Many children react imaginatively to new foods, and the child in this book is no exception.  She envisions the ingredients as other than what her mother describes in the first part of the book in an attempt to get out of eating the food.  When she realizes she must eat it anyway, it spills onto the family dog, who may or may not be green forever!   I hope you enjoy starting a conversation with your child about the value of eating healthy foods that also taste delicious.  Thank you for reading Green Gooey Goop!

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