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Today we'll chat with Kevin Gage, producer/actor, and Director, Chad Meek. It's going to be a wild ride about movies, UFO's and who knows what else!
Next, will hear from Katie Mettner Novelist to talk about her books and the process of being a writer.
Of course the hour begins with our Sac Town beloved, Carolyn O.!
William is originally from Ohio. After college at The Ohio State University Will has lived in San Francisco, Ca and Oakland, CA. After a brief pit stop back in Ohio William lived for a time in Clearwater, Florida and Denver Colorado. His interest in horror started at age 13 when seeing Don Coscarelli's Phantasm in his hometown theater for the first time. Later that year he had the bejesus scared out of himself reading The Amityville Horror. Although Roger Zelazney's Chronicles of Amber were the works that made him want to be a writer he has learned character development by reading Stephen King, learned to color outside the lines from reading Clive Barker and Glen Cook. After Slouching Towards Bethlehem" is over Will is starting on an ongoing novel series with a modern day gang war among sorcerers. If you've stopped by the profile stop and say Hi! I love meeting fans.
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Join author, blogger, writer and internet radio host Dariaanne for Writesream Tuesday on June 18 at 1 p.m. Eastern when she welcomes two wonderful authors to the program.
In the first half, self-described "Army brat" Katherine Bone will discuss the inspirations and influences behind her historical romance novels, including Duke By Day, Rogue By Night.
At the 2 p.m. hour, author Kia Heavey joins the show to discuss her fantasy thriller Night Machines, and her forthcoming novel, Underlake.
The host will also delve into discussions about new media, self-publishing vs. traditional publishing, and the life of a writer with both authors. During the live broadcast, the phone lines will be open to your calls at (347) 945-7246, and the chat room to your participation and comments.
Join Dariaanne and guests Katherine Bone and Kia Heavey for Writestream Tuesday on June 18, 1 p.m. Eastern!
Amy Beth welcomes director John Alan Simon and producer Elizabeth Karr to discuss Radio Free Albemuth, their Indie film based on sci-fi master Phillip K. Dick's novel..
A passion project, the filmmakers eschewed the big budget studio treatment other Dick novels ( Total Recall; Minority Report, Blade Runner, The Adjustment Bureau) received.
According to Simon, none has yet captured the essence of Philip K. Dick's "slightly paranoid, darkly humorous, and above all, tender view of the human condition"
Find out about the unique film, impressive cast and how fans can help the grassroots Kickstarter campaign.
We'll also check the mailbag, offer creative jumpstarts and Amy Beth unveils details as the Dead Silent Blog Tour kicks off!
Call us live at Noon (EST) 347-857-4505 or tweet in advance ( or during show) @abwrites. .
Do you wanna do bad things? This podcast is soley devoted the hotness that is True Blood. The new season premeire airs shortly after this podcast, so if you plan on having a True Blood party...TUNE IN!
Are you Team Bill or Team Eric?
What are your thoughts of Alan Ball leaving the show?
Are the Sookie Stackhouse novels worse or better?
We will talk about everything related to True Blood so if you're a Trubie, this is one podcast you don't want to miss!
Len Lamensdorf http://www.lenlamensdorf.com/ is an award-winning author of eight novels, three full-length plays, and one motion picture. A three-time Silberman Memorial Scholar and an honors graduate of the University of Chicago, Len studied playwriting at UCLA with Theatre Arts Department Chairman Kenneth Macgowan, founder of the world-famous Provincetown Players and the original producer of the plays of Eugene O’Neill. Lamensdorf also received his J.D. degree from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was Associate Editor/Managing Editor of the University of Chicago Law Review, and completed his post-graduate work at Harvard Law School. Len’s career in law and business spanned more than thirty years and he draws on his extensive travel experiences on five continents to create realistic settings for his work. Len’s first novel, Kane’s World, was published in hardcover by Simon & Schuster, in paperback by Dell, and translated into several languages. Delacorte published his next novel, In the Blood. His prize-winning Juvenile/ Young Adult Will to Conquer trilogy won the 2000 Gold Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction, an “Ippy,” the Independent Publisher’s Award as Best Juvenile/Young Adult Novel and named finalist for the ForeWord Magazine’s Book-of-the-Year Award. The Raging Dragon was named a “Children’s Choice 2003,” a program sponsored by the prestigious Children’s Book Council and the International Reading Association. Len is married, the father of two children, grandfather of six and lives in Westlake Village, California.
Our guest is Ellen Meister, the author of four novels. Her current release, the novel FAREWELL, DOROTHY PARKER (Putnam 2/13), channels the great Dorothy Parker, through her heroine movie critic Violet Epps.
Meister is also author of THE OTHER LIFE (Putnam, 2/11), THE SMART ONE (Avon A, 8/08) and SECRET CONFESSIONS OF THE APPLEWOOD PTA (Morrow/Avon, 8/06), as well as numerous short stories.
Ellen teaches creative writing at Hofstra University and runs an online mentoring group for women authors. She has served as editor for a literary magazine and currently does public speaking about her books and other writing-related issues. She is working on her fifth novel.
Romance novelist Bernadette Walsh interviews Sarah Wendell, co-founder of the famous romance review site, SMART BITCHES, TRASHY BOOKS. Sarah is also the author of EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT LOVE, I LEARNED FROM ROMANCE NOVELS. Sarah's articles have appeared in several newspapers including The Washington Post and USA Today.
Hannah has always been an imaginative young girl since her early years in middle school. Like many young introverted girls, she experienced bullying from her peers. She found comfort in being able to escape through her writing and found it as a way of release. Fiction has always been her specialty and she invites readers into her world of fantasy, realness, and rawness. Hannah has a way of influencing her readers and emotions and making them expect the unexpected. She enjoys pushing the grain and stroking her pen until it's empty. By then, the story is complete and is saturated with everything in a nutshell. Ms. Spivey was raised by her mother and father in South Florida and she has one sister. She obtained her Associate's degree in Business Administration. She is a continuing ghost writer and freelance writer. Hannah is a strong advocate against domestic violence and plans to continue spreading the word against it through her novels, she is currently working on her second novel called "The Bold and The Ugly Truth" and her fourth E-book "Perspectives". In addition to her first novel "Ebony the Beloved", Ms. Spivey has previously written and published three short story e-books: "My Sherry Amor", "Paybac
We have a power-packed program. 1. Pastor Femi Awodele is a graduate of University of Ibadan Ile-Ife with a Bachelor’s degree in geography (Soc. Sciences). He is married to Olatokunbo Awodele MD MPH, the Medical Director of Soteria Family Clinic in Omaha, NE and they are blessed with two boys, Ibukunoluwa, Fiyinfoluwa and a daughter, Ebunoluwa
Femi and Ola are the cofounders of Christian Couples Fellowship International Inc. Today, he has been blessed to visit and share about godly marital principles all over the world. To date Femi has published 9 books (including two novels).
2. Pastor Tope Adegbamigbe is a Master of Divinity graduate and a Doctorate student at the Oral Roberts University, School of Theology and Ministry. She has over two decades of ministry experience including serving as the Senior Pastor of Daystar Worship Center, (RCCG) Rosenberg Texas, for 7 years.She is the founder of Liberation Call Christian Ministries in Frisco, Texas and holds annual conferences including “Rejuvenate” and "Arise" for women in ministry and prayer conference for family respectively.. She is available to minister in Churches, Conferences, Leadership Trainings and Seminars. Pastor Tope Adegbamigbe is married to Mr. Ayo Adegbamigbe and they resides in Prosper Texas with their family.
Our guest Len Lamensdorf is an award-winning author of eight novels, three full-length plays, and one motion picture "Corn Bread Earl and Me"
In Our interview we discuss Lens insightful novel entitled "The Ballad of Billy Lee", The Story of George Washingtons Favorite Slave, adapted from his acclaimed play by the same title.
In 'The Ballad of Billy Lee" we get a new historical story from the perspective of the slave who was at Washintons side for over thirty years, through the founding of America, the Revolutionary War, Washingtons Presidency, and up until his death.
Imagine what it must have been like as an intelligent human being, to read and understand the Declaration of Independence, only to realized that the freedoms out lined in the document did not apply to you.
What might have gone through your mind when freedom was finally granted after an entire life time of bound servitude?
What would you do?
Where would you go?
Though you longed for FREEDOM all your life, were you prepared for it?