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Welcome New Guest Author of "DOPE :The Rise of a Coke Queen by Authoress Vette. #Diamante Publications
Meet Our Guest: Vette TheAuthoress is also known as Wyvette or just simply Tacara Wilson. Vette is not only a writer, she is a survivor of many trials and tribulations throughout her life. At a very young age she was subjected to sexual abuse on a daily basis. The downfalls of being a victim of sexual abuse followed her throughout her teenage and adult years, which led to years of drugs and alcohol use. After years of being addicted she kicked all of her bad habits. Vette being the middle child of two other siblings, decided to go back to school. She earned two degrees that helped her to gain a better life. Today she is an authoress with Diamante’ Publications where she will pursue her dreams of becoming a great writer!
WE AMERICANS ARE SOMETIMES VERY STRANGE. WE TALK ABOUT THE "THINGS AND THE STUFF" THAT WE WANT BUT WE SELDOM LOOK DEEPER IN TERMS OF CULTURE, BELIEFS AND WHERE WE EXPECT OUR LIFE TO TAKE US. WITH A BIG ELECTION COMING UP NEXT YEAR, DON'T YOU THINK ITS TIME TO THINK ABOUT WHAT WE SEEK AS A COUNTRY BEFORE WE TRY TO PICK A NEW LEADER TO FULFILL OUR WISHES? DO WE WANT TO CONTINUE TO LEAVE IT UP TO THE POLITICIANS TO DETERMINE OUR WAY? WOULDN'T IT BE A GOOD IDEA FOR EACH OF US TO TRY AND INFLUENCE THE PROCESS ACCORDING TO OUR HOPES AND DREAMS? AFTER ALL, THEY'VE DONE A PRETTY GOOD JOB OF MESSING THINGS UP SO FAR HAVEN'T THEY?
HOPEFULLY, TONIGHT'S SHORT TAKE WILL GET EACH OF US THINKING ABOUT OUR ROLE AS AMERICANS, THE GOOD FORTUNE THAT WE HAVE TO LIVE HERE AND WHERE WE WANT TO SEE OUR FUTURE. ITS A BIG TOPIC AND WE'LL ONLY TOUCH THE SURFACE BUT EACH OF US NEEDS TO START OUR OWN THINKING SOMEWHERE. NOW'S AS GOOD A TIME AS ANY, DON'T YOU THINK?
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We Welcome Special Guest Author Brandon Abby and K.S.Oliver are stopping by to share their new Collabo book entitled "Ma'Dam Secretary.
Meet Our Guest: B. Abby is a high school dropout turned decorated air force veteran, author, public speaker, college graduate, and business owner who was born in MS, and migrated to GA at 16 years old. He is the youngest of four children, husband, and father of 2. B. Abby has a mission in life to promote philanthropy, ptsd awareness, and lifestyle. He wants people to understand that it isn't easy feeling like something controls your life more than you. graduated from Trident International University with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration in 2010, while minoring in Criminal Justice Administration, as well as Associates of Science in Criminal Justice in 2012. Since then, he has exited the Armed Service and provided a service to Atlanta metro community. This highly decorated Afghanistan and Iraq veteran conquered several life alternating moments, but was sidelined with post traumatic stress disorder upon his exit from American service. After being thrown this illness, Brandon's counselor asked him to journal his newly developed illness, and his pen and imagination went to work while blocking images of his past. He spends majority of his time with his wife, who is also an author, as well as his two sons Shakwan and Trystyn.
K.S. Oliver is an author, poet, public speaker, model and business owner who was born in New York and raised in Georgia. At 30 years old, she is blazing a trail that many have been inspired by.On May 20, 2010, following the birth of her youngest child, K.S. was diagnosed with SLE, also known as Lupus. K.S. had to make a decision on whether she would allow it to consume her or fight for the life she and her family deserved to enjoy.
Author King Diamond is a man of many talents who was born and raised in the city of Jacksonville, Florida. Amongst those God given talents include author, poet, and a certified HVAC Technician to list a few. The second youngest of 11 children his life journey truly define the saying that "every rose has its thorns. Lured by the many temptations of street life in the ghetto he soon caught his first 11 year prison sentence at the age of 18 and would continue to enter this revolving door until the age of 38, never spending a total of more than 2 years amongst society. 5 times he would gamble with his freedom in his quest to become 'hood rich and each time the end result was another trip to prison..Yet in 2009 he vowed that he was sick and tired of being sick and tired and the miraculous transformation began, and since then he's become not only a true man in totality but also a literary force to be reckoned with. In 2012 he attended TWS Jacksonville in Florida and became a licensed HVAC Technician with a diploma in Electromechanical Technology. Yet it was in prison in the year 2000 while working as a GED English & Literature and the Arts teacher that a fellow inmate convinced him to give the novel writing field a try. Manuscript after manuscript that he sent out to various urban street literature companies were rejected and deemed unworthy, to the point where he threw in the towel and the novels that he'd penned by hand began to collect dust on the shelf. It wasn't until he met Author Tameka Jones in 2014 in a Facebook group that the doors of the literary world would be opened wide for him, and that the novels that were once deemed unworthy would now become 5 star page turners in the urban fiction genre. Through King Publishing Group his first book "Blood Ain't Always Thicka" was released in February 2015, instantly winning the hearts of so many with his blood raw style of story writing.
NEW AUTHOR...and NEW RELEASE DAY... We Welcome Author GIFT'D to the Show to discuss his NEW Release Entitled "All The Wrong Places"
MEET THE AUTHOR:
Gift’d the author is a 32-year-old native of College Park, Georgia. He gained a love for reading at an early age, and spent a lot of time writing stories for entertainment, and spinning tales for for his friends. Gift’d found that he had a talent for creative writing, and his teachers often encouraged him to keep writing.
Recently, he decided to take one of those stories, and turn it into a novel. His first novel, All The Wrong Places will debut in Fall 2015. Gift’d uses everyday experiences, blended with imagination to inspire his creativity, making his characters practically leap off the page to tell you their story.
Married, Gift’d currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and family.
In southern Dallas, Texas, Sunny Giovanni-- or "Gio" as she likes to be called-- was born on the fifth day of June in 1989. Born to a mother who was a teacher and a graduate from Texas A&M University you couldn't so much as watch a Disney movie if you hadn't read the book beforehand. Gio has had a very strong history with literature, diversifying from poetry (winning placements in oratorical contests), to thriller short stories as a way to vent her frustrations.
The pen was handed down to her from an older sibling as a means to focus her negative energy and anger into something different but was used as a way to alter her own situations.
As a preteen Gio witnessed how much her writing could touch someone when she left one of her prized spirals in a classroom without knowing. Two weeks after it went missing someone brought it back to her asking for more, letting the young author know that almost everyone she knew read the story, but without knowing it was her in the story she had written.
Sunny Giovanni is an advocate for gay and transgender rights, and says: "You can't help who you are and you damn sure can't help who you love. You should be true to who are rather than to conform and live the ultimate lie and live miserably until the day you die." Credited from the poem she penned "Titanium", modeled after her novel.
Gio is a mother of three children, the founder of Lucid Legends Publishing/ Photography, Kno Joke Entertainment, the host of "We Talk TOO Much Radio" on BlogTalk Radio and blogs on Tumblr under the name "KnoJokeGio". She is a friend to many and prides herself on making a smile out of an extremely horrible day. "It doesn't matter if you're having a bad day... a smile could make everything else seem so small. Crack a joke when someone is hurt and see how fast they cheer up.
On This Episode of The Beautiful Butterfly Show We Welcome Special Guest Author of "Forbidden Love" Kendra Graves. This is Kendra's first time on the show, so we are Excited to hear about this new author and the great works she has and will provide to the listeners and readers! Enjoy!
About Author Kendra Graves- Born and raised in Hartford Ct, I am 29 years young and a mother to my first born, my heart, my daughter Khaniyah. I always had a passion for writing. It all started at the age of 10 when I found myself alone in my bedroom and would write raps. From there I branched off and started writing poems but I found it didn't work for me. I gave it a rest for a few years and started back reading and writing at 15. My teachers always told me I was gifted. In school I would ace my writing exams. In highschool I read many books but it never occurred to me to write my own. I kept a journal of stories that happened to me, but never told my story. I graduated from highschool in 2004 and went on to cosmetology school because doing hair was my second passion. Shortly after entering into the field I had to leave school because I couldn't work with the chemical because my skin was to sensitive. I didn't know what else to do with myself so for a few years I tried to find something that worked for me. In 2010 I told myself I'm going back to school but It was all put on hold because I couldn't go as an independent student at 24. Once I turned 25 I enrolled in Kaplan university where I studied criminal justice. I made the dean's list every semester and presidents list my final semester. I graduated with my Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice in 2013 with a 3.91 gpa. Still trying to find myself in the field of my study is where I fumbled upon writing again in October 2014.
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MEET THE AUTHOR OF NO PERFECT AFFAIR: Charmaine was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. Writing has been her passion and a positive emotional outlet since middle school. As a teen, writing in her journal allowed her to escape the negativity of her world. Around that time she also began writing her first fiction novel. She finds joy in creating unique and awe inspiring story-lines for the characters in her stories. Ingenuity and imagination is a mainstay and compass in her work. Charmaine has a Bachelor of Arts in Family Life Education, an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and she is currently working on her Masters Degree. Becoming a fierce advocate and supporter of troubled young women has been a goal of hers since overcoming struggles of her own as a young woman. “I believe turning a blind eye or deaf ear to our struggling youth only promotes destruction and demise. They are human. They have a voice. You’ll be surprised by what you learn from them if you just listen.”
Charmaine, being the wearer of many proverbial ‘hats’, is a self-publisher and the founder of Charming Gal Publications. She is the CEO and jewelry designer for Charming Gal Boutique. CEO and Pre-Kindergarten Teacher at Amazing Grace Childcare and a Motivational Speaker. Charmaine uses her personal challenges and triumphs as she speaks, to encourage her audience that they can have a bright future despite what their past looks like. She pulls from her life experience and education as she speaks with a unique and upbeat perspective that adds flavor to personal development.
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