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  • 01:30

    No Publishers and No literary Agents

    in Politics


    Things in the News.
    From Winter to Summer.
    Publishing a book is easier than ever before.
    How to handle a negative review.
    Smart Quiz Question/What did Susan B. Anthony do?
    Are writers of a different Kind of species? 

  • 01:01

    Big Publishers: Can the Spanish Armada transform into the British Fleet?

    in Education

    Big Publishers: Can the Spanish Armada transform into the British Fleet?


    Can big publishers change enough to address how today’s students learn, educator’s teach, and shifting business models associated with both? In the US textbook market we have three very large players. Big publishers have process, coordination, and business accountability issues which are far less of a hindrance to smaller organizations. The result is that larger organizations can’t change quickly. While all publishers are concerned with make quarterly numbers and hitting academic deadlines a large corporate infrastructure while necessary for a large organization limits the ability of that organization to adapt to market demands.


    How does the move from print to digital look different for large publishers versus smaller organizations? Schools continue to adopt instructional resources and either ask that the electronic version be included with the print, ask for a class set of print and a digital version for students, or only want the digital version… sometimes only a few chapters! We will discuss how publishers, small and large, can make it through this morass and emerge successfully in a digital first world. We’ll touch on tools and technical standards that can ease this transition.


    Take a seat at as guests take a bite out of questions like:



    What role are big publishers playing in the future?
    What opportunities does this leave for smaller organizations?
    Is it sustainable to provide both print and digital assets?
    Is it the job of the publisher to lead innovation or to reflect innovation and change?


    Guests:


    1.Jaume Barceló, Director, Vicens Vives


    2.Dick Casabonne, CEO, Cassabonne Associates 


    3.Dan Caton, President, Wittel/Morris Strategic Consulting

  • 00:58

    Publishing in the Spotlight

    in Books

    Welcome to the first of many programs featuring authors, editors, and other industry professionals. For those who are looking to get into the publishing industry or just want to learn more about their favorite authors, this show is for you. Each episode we will talk about a different aspect of the industry from writing to publishing to taxes. A new guest will be on each show to talk about their experiences, their skills, and offer advice to our listeners. Come join us for a lively and fun discussion on a vibrant and growing industry. 


     


     

  • 00:24

    Rare Book Series Songs and Stories by Golden Rod Books 1896

    in Books

    Songs and Stories Golden Rod Books 


    Compiled and Adapted by John H. Haaren, A.M.


    Join us for a interesting look at the short stories and poems from a Golden Rod Second Reader Book published in 1896! 


    Featuring:



       Short Story: My Lady Wind
       Poem: A Pleasant Day
       Song: Robin and Cat


    Published by Newson & Company 


    New York, Boston, Chicago


    We will have a short Video you can preview after the show to take a look at this well loved, used and worn book....just think about how many children may have used this reader book....join us at the global campfire!


    Discarded by Seattle Public Library in 1964, now a part of Storytellers Campfire Rare Book Library Collection!

  • Evening with Ella Curry: Intimate Conversations

    in Books

    Join us for a Evening with Ella Curry: Intimate Conversations. Ella is the president of  EDC Creations.  Sit back and enjoy a chat with some of the most talented authors on the planet. Learn more about the featured books and hear the authors read from their new releases. You will have the First Glimpse of a excerpt from the book!  Give the Gift of Knowledge, give books as gifts!
     
    Authors and Publishers, visit the EDC Creations website for more book promotion opportunities:  www.edc-creations.com.  EDC Creations provides authors, journalists and publishers innovative marketing and branding consultations with a special focus on the African American literary community. We are also the publishers of the highly popular Black Pearls Magazine and the founders of the Sankofa Literary Society, which now has more than 1,800 members across the United States.
     
    Become the next featured author or speaker on the BAN Radio with Ella Curry, click here:  www.edc-creations.com/banradiopromo.htm

    Follow Ella Curry on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/EDC1Creations
    Like Black Pearls on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlackPearlsMag


     

  • 02:53

    Music, Books, Curious Critters & Food

    in Entertainment

    Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith– mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays variety show, airing live from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel, in Yuma, Arizona - headquarters for the Big Blend Spirit of America Tour of all 407 National Park units.
    On This Episode:
    - Country artist Sarah Gayle Meech, recently titled Nashville’s ‘Female Outlaw of the Year,’ discusses her second album ‘Tennessee Love Song’
    - New York Times best-selling author Jen Lancaster talks about her new memoir ‘I Regret Nothing’
    - Singer-songwriter Ryan David Orr talks about his latest album ‘More Than Strangers’ and EP ‘For My Mother, Who Truly Loved the World’
    - Wildlife photographer and environmental educator David FitzSimmons discusses his third children’s book ‘Curious Critters Marine’
    - Chef Jeremy Manley ‘San Diego’s Sustainable Chef’ of Jeremy’s on the Hill California Style Bistro in Julian, CA talks Quinoa.
    - Chef Thomas Wright & Mixologist Tyler Johnston of the Yuma Landing Bar & Grill in Yuma, Arizona discuss Martinis and Appetizers.

  • 02:09

    Scottscope Talk Radio 5/30/2015: We Are The Streets!

    in Entertainment

    On this week’s edition of Scottscope Talk Radio, the roundtable welcomes the creative minds behind the mysterious superhero collective known as The Almighty Street Team!  Comic book creators Stanley Weaver, Shawn Alleyne, James Mason, Koran Curtis, Joe Currie, and filmmaker R L Scott SMP will be taking listeners on a guided tour of the Street Team universe!  They’ll also be offering their many insights on the comic-book and film industries.  Throughout the course of the evening, a myriad of burning questions will be answered:  Just what is the Almighty Street Team?  What was the impetus behind their creation?  How do the members of the Almighty Street Team standout from other such comic book characters?  Just how hard is it for independent creators to make headway in the comic book industry?  What obstacles do Black creators face when trying to market Black characters and stories to various publishers?  Join us as we accompany the Street Team into parts unknown.  It’ll be a wild ride!
     

  • 01:59

    Poetry Open Mic: Urban Fiction News Is doing Poetry

    in Writing

    Your Favorite Urban Fiction News Hosts K.C. Baylor and Santiago are back this week with a GOOD TIME in store for you. With the awesome response we received from our last poetry show we've decided to bring it back for another round. We welcome any poets, spoken word artists and lyricist to call in and share a few of your pieces @ 347-989-0235 


    We are also discussing What to expect when submitting your work to publishing companies. So if you're a writer looking to submit to publishers you won't want to miss it . 


    Remember to follow for more Urban Fiction News, Reviews and Resources. 

  • 00:47

    The Story Blender with very special guest Joseph Sobol

    in Books

    The Story Blender is a new show brought to you by Suspense Radio and hosted by Author Steven James and Jose Castillo. Fans, readers and of course authors should all be listening to this show. 


    Steven James is a critically acclaimed novelist and author of more than thirty books of fiction and nonfiction. He has a Master’s Degree in Storytelling, serves as a contributing editor for Writer’s Digest Magazine, and has taught writing and creative storytelling around the world. Publishers Weekly calls him "[A] master storyteller at the peak of his game.” His thriller, The Bishop, was Suspense Magazine’s Book of the Year.


    When he’s not traveling and speaking he likes watching science fiction movies, trail running, and eating chicken fajitas—although not necessarily all at the same time.


    Jose Castillo is a creativity consultant, blogger, radio personality, author, entrepreneur, web guru, conference speaker, dad, and salsa maker extraordinaire.


    Dr. Joseph Sobol - Storytelling mentor and solo performer


    While serving at the helm of the nation’s first Master’s Degree in Storytelling program, Joseph has remained a renown nationwide performer. Tune in as he distills secrets from decades of teaching the art of storytelling and how modern Story Slams are taking the nation by storm.

  • 00:32

    Entertainment Publishers Lydia & Kevin King stops by Good Deeds w/ Dr. Sunday

    in Motivation

    Kevin King and Lydia King founded Tru. Entertainment Magazine in January of 2011.
    Kevin came from a background in photography and graphic art design and have
    photographed some of the industry’s most famous and influential entertainment
    personalities.
    Lydia is a former musician and staff-writer for multi- platinum and diamond award
    winning Production Company, Flyte Tyme Productions. She's also written for various
    performers and celebrities over the years earning a Gold record for penning a song
    written for the highly popular 1980's pop group (The Jet's) "Believe" album.
    Through perseverance, time, and talent these two self-taught publishers are now three
    years and 24 issues into the production of the promotional magazine which is loved by
    both fans, indie artists and celebrities alike. They work diligently to provide a publication
    like no other and the 10 million + readers that they reach every month via Tru's;
    website, digital editions, print editions, social media sites and live events can't seem to
    get enough of TRU.
    The King's prove that highlighting the positive in an industry that far too often suffers
    from slander and negative promotion will work to encourage artists and celebrities to
    change their outlook on the press and media altogether. Celebrities from all walks of the
    entertainment world, legends and icons flock to 'Tru' to give their "TRU"th to the world.
    Last but certainly not least, the King's believe in giving back. Fifty percent of Tru.
    Entertainment Magazine's net proceeds are used to fund the One Love, One Mission
    Movement. A foundation they've established to help homeless persons throughout
    communities across the nation. "TRU"LY stand out. 

  • 01:27

    Danika Portz Live

    in Military

    Join us this week as we welcome country pop music singer songwriter, Danika Portz. Hailing from Remsen, IA., and currently residing in Nashville, TN., Danika has caught the attention of several record labels and publishers around town. Her distinctive sound and style is what sets her apart from the typical country act as her music has been described as a mixture of Mumford and Sons, Kacey Musgraves, and Katy Perry with a voice on par with Norah Jones. Lyrically grounded in country music, yet unafraid to think outside the box melodically, Danika phrases things in such a way that grabs the listener and makes them want more. In Nashville, Danika performs at the Bluebird Café as well as the historic Hotel Indigo, Douglas Corner, and Antique Archaeology (History Channel's American Picker's antique shop). Danika's current album "Set The World On Fire" is available at all good digital retailers. In addition, Danika is currently preparing for a overseas tour with Armed Forces Entertainment this month to entertain the troops. We will talk to Danika about her upcoming schedule, get a behind the scenes look at her music, feature her latest songs, and ask her to share her message for the troops. Please be sure to visit Danika Portz at http://www.danikaportz.com/ and spread the word. Fans are welcome to call in and speak live with Danika during the show (718) 766-4193. If you would like to participate in the live chat during the show, you must sign up on the show site first and then log in during the show. And as always we will give shout outs to our deployed military listeners. Be sure to join us, Thursday 5/28/2015 at 8:30 PM EDT! Our message to the troops....WE do what we do, because YOU do what you do.