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  • 01:58

    Who Says Urban Fiction Doesn't Fit Into Mainstream?

    in Writing

    This week's topic is centered on what makes Urban Fiction unacceptable in Mainstream Outlets. Though the genre has taken off and literally keeps the lights on in some establishments, it is still not thought of as worthy of shelf life. Learn ways you can make your books more 'Mainstream' while still keeping your edge. 


    Follow along with K.C Baylor and special guest Co-Host Santiago. An author and entrepreneural minded powerhouse about to take the urban fiction genre by storm. Click the Follow button to be reminded of upcoming shows. We'd love to see you here!

  • 01:00

    How Has Hip-Hop Influenced Urban Fiction?

    in Writing

    Hip-Hop has not only grown but has expanded and created insane amounts of opportunities for the music industry. It was said to be a phase that wouldn't last but a few years but has since changed the game tremendously. It's hard to deny its role in Urban Fiction with so many stories using the same glamorous approach. However, how much of an influence has it played in the genre is the question. Come along as your favorite Urban Fiction Hosts K.C Baylor and Co-Host Santiago goes indepth about tonight's topic 


    Remember to call in for comments, questions or shout-outs! Also follow to be reminded of future episodes!

  • 02:00

    The New Urban Fiction Social Network

    in Writing

    Follow along this week as Urban Fiction News Radio discusses the importance of networking to increase sales. One of the first rules of sales include networking and always be closing. Rubbing shoulders in this business can make all the difference. We are also talking to the founder of iUrban Dion Cheese


    iUrban is the new Urban Fiction social network giving authors a place to promote, share and network with their readers. Dion Cheese is the founder of iUrban and is actively changing the game. 

  • 00:28

    Self-Publishing Fiction and Non-Fiction Books

    in Books

    Lynn Wiese Sneyd 'The Book Biz Whiz' discusses the world of self-publishing fiction and non-fiction books. Lynn is a writer and author, literary expert, PR consultant and owner of LWS Literary Services where she assists authors in book publicity campaigns, agent searches, book proposal writing, and editing. Most recently, she co-authored The Horse Lover: A Cowboy’s Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs, released by the University of Nebraska Press. Watch for her article on Self-Publishing in the May issue of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine.

    This interview originally aired on April 12, 2015, on Big Blend Radio's Champagne Sundays variety show, which broadcasted live from Joshua Inn Bed & Breakfast in Hollister, California.

     

  • 00:31

    YA Yay! Featuring Becky Albertalli

    in Books

    YA… It’s not just for Young Adults anymore. Anyone who reads it knows that most YA is timeless and ageless (and not to mention, it is good for people who have short attention spans). Celebrating coming of age stories, YA Yay celebrates all ages, genders, and genres. Join us as we shout YA Yay!


    This month's featured author is....Becky Albertalli, author of Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda
    Becky Albertalli is a clinical psychologist and a former co-leader of a support group for gender nonconforming children. These days, she lives in Atlanta with her husband and two sons, and writes very nerdy contemporary young adult fiction. Her debut novel, SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA, is out now.


    Find out more about her at http://www.beckyalbertalli.com/ and buy the book here!


    Join Authors Jeff Adams and Wt Prater as they host this energetic exchange based about books and the authors who birthed them.


    YA Yay! is produced by WON Radio as part of Writers Online Network (WON). More information about WON is available at http://www.writersonlinenetwork.com/ They can also be found on Facebook and Twitter @won_radio and @writersonnet

  • 01:58

    Agents, Editors and Publishers: Are they Necessary?

    in Writing

    Hello everyone it's your favorite Urban Fiction  News Hosts K.C. Baylor and Santiago. We're here with another great topic, Agents, Editors and Publishers: Are they Necessary? The World Wide Web has opened up the world of publishing to just about everyone. Leaving industry insiders who were once the gatekeepers with a shaky future. We're here to discuss the necessity of these professionals. 


    We also have a very special guest the talented and awesome Ms. Aija Butler of AMB Branding. She's more than a graphic designer she's a beast at making some of the best covers around. She'll be on at 6:30 pm EST so stay tuned for her also. 


    If you'd like to ask a question, leave a comment or shout someone out give us a call @ 347-989-0235 and don't forget to 


    Follow for more Urban Fiction News, Reviews and Resources!!!


     

  • 01:01

    Where does Reality End and Fiction Begin?

    in Spirituality

    Where does reality end and fiction begin? It begins with the human stands and is determined by choice. How do we base our choices, on reality or fiction? What is reality anyway? And what is Fiction? What is real and what is illusion? Is there a simple way to tell the difference? Does it appear that people are not fully engaged in this reality? Does indoctrination have anything to do with reality? This and so much more on this weeks show call in and contribute to the show. Join Liara Covert and Steven Hairfield, an American Monk at 6:30PM Pacific each Wednesday.

  • 01:55

    Nontraditional Book Marketing Strategies

    in Writing

    It's your favorite Urban Fiction Hosts K.C. Baylor and Santiago with another great show lined up. Join us as we discuss Nontraditional book marketing strategies to help you get more books sold. Thinking outside the box can be lucrative and setting book selling trends can also help you gain ground over the competition. 


    We also have something special lined up for you throughout the show as well. Spoken word poetry read by yours truly and Santiago. If you have a poem you'd like the world to hear contact us @ 347-989-0235. If you'd like to be featured or interviewed on Urban Fiction News Radio visit us @ www.urbanfictionnews.com


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

  • 01:01

    The Speculative Fiction Cantina with Cory Williams and Justin Oldham

    in Books

    The Speculative Fiction Cantina: your weekly hypodermic injection of science fiction, fantasy, horror, alternate history, and things weird and wonderful in the world of books and writers. We ask authors the hard questions. You'll hear from writers who bend the rules and drive the narrative.  Join S. Evan Townsend on this journey over the rainbow and through the looking glass. And remember to take the red pill.


    Today's Guests are Cory Williams and Justin Oldham


    Cory Williams


    Totentanz


    The Taking of Cyndriel's Hope


    Hunter's Moon


    Darkspeed Arynrai


    www.facebook.com/cory.williams.796774


    Justin Oldham


    Tales from the Kodiak Starport


    Bibix


    www.justin-oldham.com


    More information on these authors and links to their novels is at blog.sevantownsend.com

  • 01:04

    The Speculative Fiction Cantina with Eva Gordon and Christina McMullen

    in Books

    The Speculative Fiction Cantina: your weekly hypodermic injection of science fiction, fantasy, horror, alternate history, and things weird and wonderful in the world of books and writers. We ask authors the hard questions. You'll hear from writers who bend the rules and drive the narrative.  Join S. Evan Townsend on this journey over the rainbow and through the looking glass. And remember to take the red pill.


    Today's Guests are Eva Gordon and Christina McMullen


    Eva Gordon


    Hand of Miriam


    Alpha Wolf’s Pet


    The Stone of the Tenth Realm


    www.ravenauthor.com


    Christina McMullen


    Past Life Strife (Rise of the Discordant book #1)


    Splitsville (Rise of the Discordant book #2)


    Going Green


    mcmullenwrites.blogspot.com


    More information on these authors and links to their novels is at blog.sevantownsend.com

  • 00:24

    Keep Ya Ear To The Streets

    in Music

    This is a open forum to post, promote, or just be heard. This Group is open to all (Mc's, Singers,Poets,SpokenWord,Authors,SongWriters,Producers,Managers,Labels,RadioPersonalities) ALL ARE WELCOME!!!
    Johnny Beats Johnny Beats KEEP YA EAR TO THE STREETS INTERNET RADIO SHOW
    HOSTED BY Johnny Beats
    THIS SHOW CONSIST OF UNDERGROUND MUSIC BEING PLAYED YOU CAN CALL IN AND SPEAK LIVE WITH SOME OF THE UNDERGROUND SCENE BEST ARTIST, GUEST CALL-IN
    (347) 637-3229
    EVERY THURSDAY AT 11PM TUNE IN TOhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/johnnybeats