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  • 00:15

    Kim Kadel: Coral Springs Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Chair

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    In this episode we will hear from our newest Chamber Ambassador Chair for our new fiscal year, Kim Kadel

    Current positions also include

    Vice Chair Education Committee
    Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

    As a long time member and supporter of the Coral Springs Chamber of Commerce, Kim Kadel is no stranger to the role of chairperson at the Chamber of Commerce. She is a graduate of the Coral Springs Leadership Institute and spearheaded one of the most profitable fundraisers the institute has ever experienced.

    Now, in her new role as Chair for the Ambassador Committee, she is tasked with leading a large group of dedicated Chamber Ambassador volunteers to encourage good will, networking, and making all Chamber members feel a sense of pride and belonging in our community.

    Learn what initiatives she has planned for our Ambassador efforts ahead and how her story represents the epitome of networking at its best!


    Kim Kadel is the owner (licensee) of the Coral Springs and Parkland Sports and Activities Directory

    Kim Kadel

    Coral Springs/Parkland

    Sports & Activities Directory 

    email: KimKadel@gmail.com




  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #61, featuring Glenn Porzig

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    Wednesday night at 9pm EST, author, artist, and screenwriter Glenn Porzig enters the Star Chamber to visit with co-hosts Stephen Zimmer and Michael West!  He will be talking about his latest projects, upcoming projects, art, and a whole lot more!  Come and meet a multi-talented creator this Wednesday! 

    About Glenn: 

    Glenn Porzig is best known as the creator of the comic book heroine Ace of Diamonds. Glenn grew up reading comics, pulp novels, and watching too much TV. Glenn and his wife Carly have written three screenplays together. They live in Indiana with a menagerie of both furry and scaly pets. Since 2005 he has been the co-host of PodCulture.com a weekly fandom podcast.

    Glenn has worked over twenty years in the television industry including two highly rated specials for SCI FI Channel; The Roswell Crash: Startling New Evidence, and The New Roswell: Kecksburg Exposed. He currently, literally, has his head in the clouds as a videographer on a TV news helicopter.

    Recently he has turned his attention to writing short stories and novellas. Glenn's first short story, Master of the Dead, was published by Destroyer Books in More Blood: A Sinanju Anthology. His debut occult horror novella Darkness Unbound: Lady in Black was released last Summer. The sequel Darkness Unbound: Terror of Night will be released on Halloween. You can learn more about his writing projects at DarknessUnbound.com.

  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #60, featuring Stephen Zimmer

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    Stephen Zimmer enters the Star Chamber, this time as a guest in the middle of his week-long Heart of a Lion virtual tour!  He will join co-hosts Selah Janel and Alexander Brown to talk books, movies, publishing, the convention world, his latest release Hellscapes, Volume II, and about a big contest he's running through the week. Everything gets underway on Wednesday, November 4th, at 9pm EST!  Don't miss it!  

    About Stephen: Stephen Zimmer is an award-winning author and filmmaker based in Lexington Kentucky. His work includes the cross-genre Rising Dawn Saga, the epic fantasy Fires in Eden series, the sword and sorcery Dark Sun Sawn Trilogy, featuring Rayden Valkyrie, the Harvey and Solomon Steampunk tales and the Hellscapes and Chronicles of Ave short story collections.



  • 00:59

    The Star Chamber Show #58, featuring Courtney Vice

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    The Star Chamber Show takes a turn toward the art world when Courtney Vice stops by for a visit with co-hosts Alexander S. Brown and Selah Janel on Wednesday, October 7th at 9pm EST. An amazingly talented artist whose work appears on everything from books to people, Courtney is a rising talent in the art world that listeners will enjoy meeting and discovering! Get ready for a good Vice! :) 

    About Courtney Vice: Courtney Vice was born in Baton Rouge Louisiana. Although she has been creating for 12 years, four of those years were spent in art school. In 2009, she graduated from Antonelli College, where she mastered graphic design. She has been tattooing and piercing sense 2010. Although she enjoys Dot matrix she is talented in a diversity of styles. Prior to becoming a tattoo artist, she contributes freelance graphics and designs for several businesses.

  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #57, featuring Thom Erb

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    If you thought this week wasn't going to be exciting, we've got the right "Erb-al remedy" for you when author Thom Erb enters the Star Chamber for a visit with co-hosts Michael West and Stephen Zimmer.  Even scarier, all three share a love of horror and heavy metal, so this show could get pretty wild!  Tune in at 9pm EST this Wednesday night, September 23rd!  Call in number is on this page and be sure to take part in our live chat room! 

    About Thom: 

    Thom Erb is a writer/editor of short and long fiction, exploring all shades of darkness and light and the varying definitions of heroism. Refusing to pigeonhole his writing, Thom continues to craft tales that blur the lines of horror, noir, dark fantasy, thriller, weird western, science fiction for both adult and young adult audiences. He is also an artist/illustrator of murals and comic book/graphic novels. When not writing, Thom enjoys reading, quality films, television shows, role-playing games, playing drums, comic books and rooting for the Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees. He lives in upstate New York with his wife Michelle.

    Proud member of the Horror Writer's Association.

    Official Website and Blog: www.thomerb.com

    Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/Thomaserb

    Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4654238.Thomas_A_Erb

  • The Star Chamber Show #59, featuring Tommy B. Smith

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    The Pen of Chaos, Tommy B. Smith enters the Star Chamber on Wednesday, October 21st at 9pm EST w/ co-hosts Michael Knost and Stephen Zimmer.  A brilliant author of dark fiction, Tommy B. Smith is a popular guest at conventions and also has, in our opinion, excellent taste in music (and he's musically talented too, we might try to get him to talk a bit about that!)  Be sure to join us on October 21st for what promises to be a chaotic and great show all around! 

    About Tommy B. Smith:  Tommy B. Smith is a writer of dark fiction and the author of Poisonous and the short story collection Pieces of Chaos. His work has appeared in numerous publications over the years to include Every Day Fiction, Night to Dawn, Black Petals, Blood Moon Rising, and a variety of other magazines and anthologies. He has previously worked with Morpheus Tales as editor of the magazine's Dark Sorcery and Urban Horror special issues. His presence infests Fort Smith, Arkansas, where he resides with his wife and cats. More information can be found on his website at http://www.tommybsmith.com. 

  • 01:00

    The Star Chamber Show #54, featuring Tim Waggoner!

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    Tim Waggoner enters the Star Chamber this Wednesday at 9pm EST!  A renowned author in the dark fantasy/horror world, with over 30 novels to his credit, Tim is also an exceptional creative writing instructor.  Tim has also written for the realms of episodic television.  This show promises to be one of our best, featuring a truly incredible writer!  Be sure to tune in with co-hosts Selah Janel and Alexander S. Brown this Wednesday for the show!    Live chat room will be open! 

    About the author: Tim Waggoner has published more than thirty novels and three story collections of horror and dark fantasy. His most recent novels are Dream Stalkers and Eat the Night. In addition to original novels, he’s written officially licensed tie-in fiction based on the TV showsSupernatural, Grimm, and the X-Files, and he co-wrote the Ghost Trackers series with Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson of the cable showGhost Hunters. He teaches creative writing at Sinclair Community College and in Seton Hill University’s MFA in Writing Popular Fiction program. Visit him on the web at www.timwaggoner.com.

  • The Star Chamber Show #53, featuring Michael Knost!

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    This Wednesday at 9pm EST, Bram Stoker Award-winning editor and author Michael Knost enters the Star Chamber!  

    This is going to be a tremendous show with one of Imaginarium 2015's spotlighted Imaginators!  From editing, to publishing, to writing, Michael Knost is one of the best you will find anywhere.  His Writers Workshop of Horror and Writers Workshop of Science Fiction and Fantasy releases are must-haves for all levels of writers.  Come and meet Michael this Wednesday, hang out in our live chat room and be introduced to a truly exceptional literary talent!

    About Michael: Michael Knost is an author, editor, and columnist of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and supernatural thrillers. He has written in various genres and helmed several anthologies. His Writers Workshop of Horror (Woodland Press) won the 2009 Bram Stoker Award® for superior achievement in nonfiction. His critically acclaimed Writers Workshop of Science Fiction & Fantasy (Seventh Star Press) came out in 2013. His debut novel, Return of the Mothman (Woodland Press), hit bookshelves earlier this year. He resides in Chapmanville, West Virginia with his wife, daughter, and a zombie goldfish. To find out more, visitwww.MichaelKnost.com. 

  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #48, Featuring Rebekah McAuliffe

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    The Star Chamber Show welcomes a brilliant up and coming writer this Wednesday at 9pm EST when Rebekah McAuliffe stops by for a visit!  With a debut novel out on Hydra Publications, Rebekah is a shining talent out of the midwest and she will be talking about her path as a writer, getting published, the world of conventions, and much more!  Stop by this Wednesday and discover a great new author. 

    About Rebekah: Rebekah McAuliffe has had a love of writing, coffee, and being crazy all of her life. She loves to write anything that strikes her fancy, drink tons of coffee, and cuddle with her cats. She can be found on Twitter, Facebook, her website and her blog, if she’s not playing video games. She currently attends Morehead State University in pursuit of receiving a degree in education. Her debut novel, Gears of Golgotha, is now available from Hydra Publications.

  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #47 featuring Maddie James!

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    We are bringing a fantastic guest into the Star Chamber this week with bestselling romance author Maddie James!  Going to be a great discussion on everything from writing to publishing with an author who has over forty novels published!  '

    Be sure to head on into the Star Chamber this coming Wednesday at 9pm EST for a great new episode! 


    About Maddie:  Maddie James is the bestselling author of over forty romance novels published worldwide in over six languages. Available in ebook, trade paperback and audiobook, her titles span the romance genre from contemporary, to paranormal, to romantic suspense. Her books have landed on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo top-selling lists, and she has been listed as a Top 100 Most Popular Contemporary Romance Author at Amazon. Writing as Bella Masters, she writes erotic romance/erotic fiction. In her spare time, she is the CEO/Publisher of a small romance publishing house called Turquoise Morning Press.

    Maddie is a member of Romance Writers of America (RWA) and its Published Author Network (PAN), Louisville Romance Writers (LRWA), Music City Romance Writers (MCRW), Novelists, Inc. (NINC), and Kentuckiana Authors.

    Visit Maddie's official site at www.maddiejames.com 

  • 00:57

    The Star Chamber Show #46 featuring Amy McCorkle!!

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    This Wednesday at 9pm EST. we welcome bestselling and award-winning author and filmmaker Amy McCorkle into the Star Chamber!  It's going to be a great night visiting with one of Louisville's rising talents in the literary and moviemaking worlds!  We will be talking books, conventions, documentaries and much more, including her amazing Letters to Daniel project that is now becoming the foundation of a live theater event! 

    So join us Wednesday for our latest adventure in the Star Chamber! 

    About Amy: Kate Lynd/Amy McCorkle and is 3 time Amazon bestselling, award winning author, screenwriter, and blogger. 2nd place finisher in the 2011 Preditors & Editors Reader’s Choice Poll for Best Romance Short Story for No Ordinary Love. She was a 2012 Top Ten Finisher Preditors & Editors for both GLADIATOR and Another Way to Die. Winner of the 2013 Fright Night Film Festival for Best Sci-Fi Screenplay Bounty Hunter. She also writes as Amy McCorkle. Her books include Another Way to Die, a 2012 Moondance International Film Festival Semi-Finalist, 2013 Moondance International Film Festival Semi-Finalist, Gemini’s War, GLADIATOR , Bounty Hunter, Set Fire to the Rain, ORACLE(the sequel to GLADIATOR), and her memoir, Letters to Daniel.

    You can connect with Amy online at: