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  • 00:20

    George Taylor,Historical novels

    in Books

    Historical novels provide us with information, drama, interesting settings and fascinating characters.  Not to mention, that we actually can learn something of actual events.  In this podcast, I examine and play samples from two of the historical novels which I have recorded.  From the days of the founding of our country, we’ll ask the question, “Would you sign?” from theDeclaration of Independence Series.  From the troubled Civil War era, we’ll watch the surprising actions of a sutler in Murray Pura’s series, Let Freedom Ring. 

  • 01:01

    Creating nightmares in novels

    in Entertainment

    Please join Author Michele E Gwynn and Jami Brumfield as they discuss horror in novels with Bella Roccaforte and Emily Walker. 


    Check out Bella Roccaforte's Amazon page here


    Check out Emily Walker's Amazon page here


    Check out Michele E Gwynn's Amazon page here


    Check out Jami Brumfield's Amazon page here


    Use #C2CJM during the show to ask questions or make comments. You might hear your tweet on the show.

  • 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!

  • 00:32

    Laura Daleo, Queen of Paranormal Romance Novels

    in Writing

    Born and raised in sunny San Diego, California, Laura Daleo's desire to tell stories was sparked by a  creative writing class she had in junior high school; however, Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles was her true inspiration to write a novel. Her book, Interview with the Vampire, published in 1976, has gone on to become one of the best-selling novels of all time.


    After reading the chronicles of Vampire Lestat, the driving passion to write her own vampire legend tingled in her fingertips. In 1996, Laura completed and copyrighted Immortal Kiss, but it sat patiently for 14 years. It was in 2010 while packing to move that she stumbled upon it tucked away in her closet. After dusting it off and sitting down to read, she fell in love with the story all over again; though, the 14-year-old novel needed modernizing. Consequently, she began the journey of reviving Immortal Kiss.


    In 2013, 3 years later, Immortal Kiss was off to the publishers and agents.  In 2014, it found a home with World Castle Publishing, and 1 year later, Immortal Kiss was hot off the press and available to the public. Laura is in the process of modernizing and reviving its sequel, Bound By Blood that she completed and copyrighted May 2001.


    Other completed works in the queue to modernize and revive are: The Vampire Within (2004), A City of Vampires (2007), and The Soul Collector (2010).  Future projects for creation are: The Ten, The Old Ones, and Vampire Amon.

  • 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

  • 01:07

    New York Times best-selling author Ace Atkins on Spenser & other novels LIVE

    in Books

    Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes the incomparable Ace Atkins in a LIVE interview.  This will be a fun interview because I get to talk to the new writer of the Spenser novels made famous by Robert Parker.  And Ace's other books.  You've got to tune in for this LIVE broadcast.  Call to chat at 347-633-9609.


    Ace Atkins is the New York Times Bestselling author of seventeen novels, including the forthcoming The Redeemers and Robert B. Parker's Kickback, both out from G.P. Putnam's Sons in 2015. One of the best crime writers working today, Ace has been nominated for every major award in crime fiction, including the Edgar twice for novels about former U.S. Army Ranger Quinn Colson. A former newspaper reporter and SEC football player, Ace also writes essays and investigative pieces for several national magazines including Outside and Garden & Gun.


    This is a copyrighted and tradmarked podcast solely owned by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC.  Find us on the web at http://authorsontheair.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.

  • 00:31

    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

  • Romance Best-Seller M. Leighton is LIVE on The Librarian

    in Books

    Host Tabatha Pope welcomes author, M. Leighton to THE LIBRARIAN on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.  


    New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author, M. Leighton, is a native of Ohio. She relocated to the warmer climates of the South, where she can be near the water all summer and miss the snow all winter. Possessed of an overactive imagination from early in her childhood, Michelle finally found an acceptable outlet for her fantastical visions: literary fiction. Having written over a dozen novels, these days Michelle enjoys letting her mind wander to more romantic settings with sexy Southern guys, much like the one she married and the ones you'll find in her latest books. When her thoughts aren't roaming in that direction, she'll be riding wild horses, skiing the slopes of Aspen or scuba diving with a hot rock star, all without leaving the cozy comfort of her office. She loves coffee and chocolate, even more so when they are combined. She is convinced that one day they could be the basis for world peace. She also loves the color red and is seriously considering dying her hair. Find out more about M.Leighton on her website.


    Host of "The Librarian", Tabatha Pope, can be found at All For Love of the Word and Facebook.


    This is a copyrighted and trademarked podcast owned solely by the Authors On the Air Global Network LLC. on the web at authorsontheair.com.

  • 02:00

    Horror, Fantasy, Music, Roses, and Bumps in the Night

    in Entertainment

    Richard Ramsey: TYLER ROSE CITY COMIC CON 2015 (October 23, 24 & 25) Tickets  HERE.  


     


    Special music by- Merchant Ships ' Sleep Patterns' from the Album: For Cameron. (Commentary T S Woolard)


     


    Brian Barr talks about his new book: Carolina Daemonic .He collaborates with another writer, Chuck Amadori, on the supernatural dark fantasy noir comic book series Empress, along with Pencil Blue Studios’ Marcelo Salaza for the art. HERE and HERE


     


    Author of The Vampire Hunters trilogy and the Rotter World saga: Scott M. Baker (writing as Matthew Arkham) "I spent twenty-three years in northern Virginia working for the Central Intelligence Agency. I’m now retired and living in Florida as a full-time writer along with my wife and fellow author Alison Beightol, my thirteen-year-old stepdaughter, two boxers, and two cats."   Novels: The Vampire Hunters trilogy,  the Rotter World saga, Yeitso; & novellas: Nazi Ghouls from Space, and Dead Water.  HERE and HERE