• 00:59

    Sweatpants & Novels Takes On Gone Girl

    in Books

    You've read the book. You’ve seen the movie. Now, join the conversation as the Sweatpants & Coffee book club, hosted by Richard Simms, takes on the most buzzed about novel of the past few years. What is it about Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl that elevated it from a decent thriller to a literary sensation. Why did the book’s ending upset so many readers? And did the book manage to make the leap to the big screen in tact? We’ll discuss all this and more during this week’s Sweatpants & Novels podcast. Join the conversation by calling in... and consider having a favorite quote/passage from the book to share with your fellow members!

  • 00:44

    USING GRAPHIC NOVELS AS EFFECTIVE CLASSROOM TEACHING TOOLS

    in Education

    USING GRAPHIC NOVELS  AS EFFECTIVE CLASSROOM TEACHING TOOLS


    Last time we did a show on Graphic Novel use, it got tremendous listener-ship. I expect the same with this one . Dr Katie Monin from the University of North Florida and author of several books on the subject is joined by Nader Qaimari,Follett School Solutions Sr VP of Content Services and Solutions


    ?www.follett.com  @follettlearning

  • 00:31

    Patricia K McCarthy and Her Crimson Series of Vampire Novels

    in Writing

    Patricia K McCarthy is Ottawa’s fang queen. Her Crimson series of vampire novels tell the unconventional love story of Samuel and Magdalene Crimson, and are part-blood bath and part-bubble bath. Her writing teases readers to make it to the end of each chapter alive. Patricia was riding the vampire wave before there was one, which accounts for her flirtation with the dark art of satire. Read her Crimson series and you may never feel the same again as you walk the streets of Ottawa when the sun goes down.


    As an indie publisher, Patricia’s knowledge of the business has been honed over the past fifteen years. Her interest in writing showed itself at six years of age. She has attended workshops on the fundamentals of writing, editing, and promotion, as well as having published three collections of passionate erotic poetry. Her work has been published in the U.K., Canada, and the U.S. In the beginning, her poetry evolved to short vampire stories and these in turn inspired her to begin the Crimson vampire series, which represents the last decade of her writing accomplishments. In between writing novels, she crafts short stories and works in Ottawa. Her work has received extensive publicity in Ottawa and elsewhere; copies of her media interviews can be read online. (See her website for details.) 


    Patricia divides her time between writing and work, coaching new authors, making appearances at fantasy fairs and exhibitions as well as holding workshops on Writing Fantasy Fiction.


    Where to find Patricia K. McCarthy online: http://wwwpatriciaKmccarthy.com

  • 00:44

    NCTE on THE USE OF GRAPHIC NOVELS & A CONVERSATION ABOUT "BANNED BOOKS WEEK"

    in Education

    NCTE on THE USE OF GRAPHIC NOVELS & A CONVERSATION ABOUT "BANNED BOOKS WEEK"


    ST. Louis University Professor Jennifer Buehler and University of Central Florida's Jeff Kaplan are our guests


    www.ncte.org  @ncte


    Presented by The Great Books Foundation


    www.greatbooks.org @greatbooksfnd

  • 00:33

    Let's Talk Too! PurpleBarbi Novels

    in Social Networking

    I'm your Host


    Author Sharnel


         Guest


    Author PurpleBarbi Novels


    She is the youngest of six children, She is a single mother of 3. A  full time student. She have been writing since she was in middles school and this is her first published work. This book "This is your Vagina" is the first in a series she call the "Vagina Chronicles" The second part in this series will be released by the end of April. She have another book called "The understudy" that will also be released by the end of April.

  • 00:55

    The Author's Talk Show with Leah St. James (Romance and Suspense novels)

    in Books

    Leah St. James is an author of "stories of mystery and romance, good and evil, and the redeeming power of love."


    With four books published so far and more on the way, Leah loves being a writer.


    Surrender to Sanctuary - Romantic Suspense


    Love and Danger collide when FBI Agents David Owens and Anna Parker go undercover in a BDSM ring.


    Adrienne’s Ghost - Paranormal  Romantic Suspense


    Do you believe in ghosts? FBI Jackson Yates never did until he met… Adrienne’s Ghost. Reviewer says: “Spine-tingling suspense and  gut-wrenching emotion.”


    Christmas Dance - Women’s Fiction


    What happens when two married people take a look at the perfect lives they’ve created and decide it’s not enough? What happens when those same two people catch the eye of a stranger, and like what they see?


    Lights of Imani - Children Aged 7-10 Fantasy, Fairy Tale


    Far from America lies an island kingdom whose people have been separated after years of fighting … until one night when Princess Imani takes a chance on friendship.


    You can see more about Leah St. James, her books, and her upcoming appearances and writings at her website www.leahstjames.com.

  • 00:31

    JCS, Graphic Novelist of Six Novels

    in Writing

    From living a nightmare, to building a dream. Graphic Novelist J.C.S. may only be 27 years old but she has come a long way. Abused as a child, and seemingly lost as a teen, she has turned her scraps into diamonds. So far, she has written six novels, has published five of those novels, and as also finished a trilogy known as Anguished Immortals.


    She will tell you, her goal was this: to publish and take care of her family. Her first attempt to write a novel came at the age of 15, and in between ten years, she tried and failed.


    Growing up in Denver, Colorado, it was realized (and said) countless times that opportunity in the workforce was greater and more stable than most states, especially for a woman. But having Systemic Lupus and two children only ten and a half months apart changed everything.


    Early 2012, inspiration came as J.C.S. decided to write her first romance novel. Even though it was a completed work, she saw that it wasn't yielding light on her talent. After doing a little research on the Archangel of Death and the Greek Goddess of War, Enyo, the makings of an Epic Fantasy trilogy had just begun.


    Taking her work to Authonomy and trying out the first two books, J.C.S. realized that sticking with something she loved, Epic Fantasy, did her better than trying to fit in.


    In 2013 J.C.S. wrote and published the first book to Bleeding Stars and Paper Hearts: Adrianna is Mine, following the same previewing and publishing path of her previous work. The audience from Authonomy helped her decide on publishing when not only had her book gone from #599 to #31 in a week, it stayed at #7 for three weeks and #1 for two.

  • 00:37

    Episode 147-The Novels of Gary Reilly

    in Writing

    Mike Keefe and Mark Stevens discuss the brilliant novels of the late Gary Reilly.

  • 01:24

    Action Adventure Novels and Stories by Poke Runyon

    in Radio

    On Thursday January 15th, 2015 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon
    will present a review and reprise of the host's own writing career as a
    novelist, short story writer and screenwriter. After three years in the
    Army most in Special Forces, Poke started off in 1965 with Night Jump -
    Cuba 1965 followed by Commando X in 1967 and a series of underwater
    adventure stories in ARGOSY magazine, on to Hollywood and a short stint
    as a screenwriter before getting a real job as a designer and technical
    illustrator for Shelby American and on to a career as an industrial artist.
    Eventually publishing his own fiction with Drell Master 2001 and From
    the Tower of Darkness in 2002 So if you enjoy macho action adventure
    stories or ever did, tune in and find out what old Frater Thabion writes
    about other than magick.

     

  • 00:23

    Lesbian Vampire Novels by Sheri Wohl: Getting In the Mood for Halloween

    in Books

    Vampire novels with a twist!


    Author Sheri Lewis Wohl, inspired by the 19th century novel, Carmilla, a Victorian-era lesbian vampire story, began writing her own highly popular series starring vampire Riah Preston, daughter of Henry VII.  The latest in that series, Vermillion Justice, published by Bold Strokes Books and released June 2014, is a finalist for the 2014 Rainbow Award .


    Hosts Rez and Andy talk to Sheri about the inspiration behind the stories, her audience, publishing experiences and the most probable places for lesbian vampire attacks.


     

  • 00:50

    Brash Books: Lee Goldberg & Joel Goldman Join Libby Hellmann on 2nd Sunday Crime

    in Books

    Libby Hellmann welcomes the founders of BRASH BOOKS to Second Sunday Crime. Joel Goldman and Lee Goldberg, themselves accomplished crime fiction authors, created BRASH BOOKS in 2014 with one simple objective: To publish the Best Crime Books in Existence! Which means crime novels from the recent past, as well as as-yet undiscovered NEW crime stories. As they say, "We’ve got it all: psychological thrillers, murder mysteries, international espionage, and police procedurals from established masters of the craft – as well as premiere books from new voices who are sure to become crime fiction stars." With nearly 30 authors and 200 titles in their camp, they've hit the pavement running and haven't slowed down. What's it like to turn from writing to publishing? Why do it? And, most important, how do you measure success? Find out all that and more when they talk to Libby Hellmann at Second Sunday Crime, April 12,  2015. In the meantime, visit  Brash at http://www.brash-books.com  and their individual websites at www.joelgoldman.com  and www.leegoldberg.com.  Host Libby Fischer Hellman's website is http://www.libbyhellmann.com/ and to purchase her books, go to http://amzn.to/1zliVZx.


     


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