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  • Author, Miranda Parker

    in Books

    Author of The Evangeline Hunter Bounty Series, Miranda Parker, discusses her novel, "A Good Excuse to Be Bad".

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    Consultant, advisor, and author Stuart Friedman speaks with Burke Allen

    in Books

    Stuart Friedman is a top-rated speaker who has conducted more than 500 presentations and 175 speaking engagements around the world.  He is an international consultant, executive advisor and author.  Stuart has an MBA in accounting, a BA in chemistry and is SPHR certified.  He is an instructor at the Wharton School of Business, and author of the book, “Break Free From Job Jail.”


    Stuart Friedman has written numerous articles and frequently comments on business leadership and operating successful businesses in today’s economic environment.  His premise is that outrageously successful organizations work with clear and honest communication, and understanding of The Relevance Factor™.


    Founded in 2000, PMA, Inc. is a management consulting firm that focuses on alignment of employees to desired strategic outcomes.  Stuart encourages quantifying and factually measuring human capital to ensure his trademark result of Right People Right Fit™.


    Stuart began his career with the consulting firm, Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting) and then worked for a logistics company building high-performance teams for consumer package clients.  He went on to become Vice President of Human Resources for a Fortune 500 company, where he was hired as a “change agent” to build a cohesive Small Business Division, at the time very fragmented.  Stuart was successful, and his efforts resulted in the creation of a $750 million division.  As a consultant, Stuart has guided many organizations to business success: primarily start-ups, small and medium-sized businesses. 

  • Wealthy Wednesday with Author Karla Akins of The Pastor’s Wife Wears Biker Boots

    in Entrepreneur

    Wealthy Wednesday Radio show hosted by Luci McMonagle, a Money Manifestor Coach, is for Conscious Holistic Entrepreneurs and small Business Owners interested in empowering themselves with knowledge, education and to increase their happiness, wealth and health. Listen today to our expert guests.  Like our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/WealthyWednesdayRadio


    Have you ever wanted to be writer, but didn't know where to start? Our featured guest is Karla Akins who is an award-winning, prolific writer of books, short stories, plays, poems, songs and countless nonfiction article. Her biography for middle grades, Jacques Cartier, when #1 in its category on Amazon.


    Besides writing interactive historical biographies for middle grades, she also writes fiction for the Christian market. Her first novel, The Pastor’s Wife Wears Biker Boots was released in 2013. Her short stories have been published in four Splickety Magazineeditions.


    She is also a classically trained musician on piano, violin and voice as well as a bible scholar. She received her seminary degrees at Kingsway Theological Seminary in Des Moines, Iowa and holds a Bachelor’s in both Theology and Christian Education as well as a Master’s and Doctorate in Christian Education. She’s currently a full-time college student pursuing a degree in Special Education with a graduation date of spring 2016.


    Karla is also a pastor’s wife, mother of five, and grandma to seven little girls. She lives in Indiana with her pastor-husband, twin teenage sons with autism, a mother-in-law with Alzheimer’s, three dogs and two cats. When she’s not writing she’s riding her motorcycle and looking for treasure.


    Website: KarlaAkins.com/Contest - Facebook: facebook.com/karlakakins - Twitter: @KarlaAkins

  • 01:07

    The Author Wave Interviews Author Jeri Williams

    in Books

    Tonight Elle and Tonya will be interviewing Jeri Williams, author of ANYTHING, EVERYTHING, and BREATHE ME.


    Feel free to tweet your questions in to @TheAuthorWave or give us a call to speak with Jeri. 


     


    (323) 870-4614

  • 01:29

    KARLA-PACT WITH THE DEVIL-Stephen Williams

    in Entertainment

    Karla picks up where Williams's first book on the case, Invisible Darkness, left her, painting her nails in her cell in solitary confinement in the gothic tower of Kingston's Prison for Women. After testifying against her ex-husband in 1995, Karla's life in prison was soon going to take a very different, dramatic turn. With a thriller's pace, Karla: A Pact with the Devil charts the inner life of the world's most notorious female prisoner. In Karla, Williams lets Karla and the other key players speak for themselves. And what they have to say will surprise, horrify and enlighten. KARLA: A Pact With The Devil-Stephen Williams

  • 00:39

    Donna Ghanney interviews Author Allen D. Ray on "Sons of Thunder"

    in Christianity

    Kingdom Empowerment, Inc. Radio Host - Donna Ghanney will interview Author, Allen D. Ray on his key and insightful book "Sons of Thunder" on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 7 PM Eastern Standard Time NY USA.


    Topic: Boanerges "Sons of Thunder"


    Take a journey of the Jewish historical view of John and James as they walked with Jesus Christ in the writings of the Author, Allen D. Ray


    Short Bio: Allen D. Ray


    A.D. Ray was born Allen Dale Ray in Texas in 1952 and his family moved around the Southwest until 1965 when they moved to central California.  He went to high school and junior college there until he joined the military in 1974.  In college he studied electronics and communications and in the military was a telecommunications specialist.  


    Allen’s interest in writing began at a very early age.  He was an avid reader from the time he could hold a book.  Stories about dinosaurs and space travel captured his attention and by age twelve Allen was writing short stories.  He was encouraged in his efforts by his mother who taught him to type and bought him a Remington portable typewriter on which he penned his first attempt at a serious novel.  Until his novel THE MAN FROM CYRENE all his work was in science fiction and avant-garde novels and short stories.  


    Learn more about the Author, Allen D. Ray @ Kingdom Empowerment Magazine


    Sponsored by Kingdom Empowerment Inc Christian Training Academy

  • 00:32

    His Eye is on the Sparrow author Lisa Y Sparrow

    in Books

    Author Talk 1 is pleased to have Lisa Y Sparrow. She was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio and in candid detail, tells about some of the struggles and challenges that she has faced in life that may have contributed to her mental illness. She hopes to not only educate people from a mental ill person's point of view but to remove the stigma associated with being mental ill.


    Contact Lisa Y Sparrow on FaceBook for more information on where else you can purchase this inspiring message.


    You can purchase Lisa Y Sparrow's book His Eye Is on the Sparrow on Kindle.


    Call into Author Talk at 347-850-1592 to talk with Lisa Y Sparrow.

  • 03:00

    AUTHOR RONALD L. ALLEN

    in Entertainment

    Ron Allen is married and the father of three children. Allen was the founder of the A. Allen Insurance Agency Ltd. in Chicago, IL.   Allen, a graduate of Chicago State University, was a former business education teacher with the Chicago Public Schools. Allen joined the Allstate Insurance Co. in 1967, and was one of Allstate’s first African-American claim adjusters. Allen later became one of the first African-Americans promoted to Allstate Agent.  Allen was an employee agent until 1999 and earned the prestigious designation of Senior Account Agent.  Allen maintained an agency affiliation with the Allstate Insurance Companies for 42 years before his retirement in 2009.  Allen’s insurance agency won several regional and national honors during his sales career.  

    Allen formerly was the co-host of “The Financial Forum” radio show broadcast on WVON 1690 AM in Chicago. Allen has served on the Allstate Foundation Regional Grant Committee, the Demicco Youth Center Board of Directors, and the DuPage County Crimestoppers Board of Directors, the Chicago State University Alumni Board, and the DuPage County Adult Probation Department Volunteers. Allen has served on the Board of Directors of the National African-American Insurance Association for eight years and was NAAIA’s 2009-2010 Chairman.  Allen was awarded the 2009 "50 Men of Excellence Award" by the Chicago Defender Newspaper.  In 2010, Allen was accepted as a Fellow in the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.  In 2011, Allen was awarded the NAAIA Lifetime Achievement Award.  Allen was elected as a Naperville Township Precinct Committeeman in the 2014 Illinois election.  He was later appointed as the Election Judge Coordinator for Naperville Township. Allen also serves on the Board of Directors of the Quad County African-American Chamber of Commerce.

  • 00:11

    The Author Wave is back!!!

    in Books

    Did you miss us? We missed you! Just a very quick update on what's going on and what will be happening now that we're back.

  • 00:31

    Eartha Watts Hicks, Renowed author, music publisher and editor

    in Books

    She is the founder of Earthatone Enterprises and Earthatone Books, an imprint of Earthatone Enterprises, LLC. She has designed and published titles for herself and others. She has also lead self publishing workshops, writing, and publicity workshops for the New York City Parks Department, the National Writers Union, Project Enterprise, and other not for profits. A freelance PR writer and editor, she offers select small business owners, houses of worship, nonprofits, film projects, and independent artists (poets, authors and musicians) quality press material and market copy at a reasonable price. Many have been effective in gaining national and international exposure. As an affiliate of BlackPR.com, s. Eartha offers a range of publicity services and specializes in interactive digital media kits. She is a member of Women in PR, the Black Public Relations Society, the New York Association of Black Journalist, as well as a contributing writer for Harlem World's Magazine's blog site and several other online publications. She is a former board member of Cultivating Our Sisterhood International Association a 501(c)(3).


    She is the award-winning author of Love Changes, as well as a songwriter, music publisher, member of ASCAP.Eartha is writing fellow of the Center for Black Literature and the North Country Institute, Eartha has studied under other award-winning authors, including Valerie Wilson Wesley, Chris Abani, and Bernice McFadden. Eartha is also a member of the acclaimed Harlem Writers Guild, a writing network that has helped developed the talents of Grace F. Edwards, Lorraine Hansberry, Sarah Elizabeth Wright, Audrey Lorde, Walter Dean Myers, Ruby Dee, Paul Robeson, Maya Angelou, and Terry McMillan. In June of 2013, Miss Watts-Hicks received the Just R.E.A.D. 'literary game-changers' Award by the NYCHA branch of the NAACP and was named a 2013 NAACP ambassador for literacy.

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    Tywanda Brown creeps into Author Talk with Love and Snakes

    in Books

    Tywanda M.Brown was born and raised in Newberry SC. She is the proud mother of three boys. Her passion for writing developed at the young age of 11 with dreams of one day being a published author. Two years after graduating from Newberry College in the Spring of 2012 with a Business degree, she decided to make her dream come true. In the Fall of 2014 she released her debut book Love Games. Two months later she released Love Games 2: Love or Lust. In the winter of 2014 she released Literary Chick. Early spring 2015 she release Love and Snakes a book she co-authored with label mate Simply Shonda, her first anthropology Devils Daughters that she co-authored with CoCo Mixon,Simply Shonda, Dee Leshay and Nicole Shephard in late April 2015. Her latest release Love Games 3: The final Round released May 4,2015. July 4th, 2015 she released Love and Snakes 2 with label mate Simply Shonda.


    You can purchase all her books on Amazon.com