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  • 01:08

    WOI: Author David Smith on The Writing Mama

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    This is The Writing Mama Show on BlogTalkRadio's featured World of Ink Network. This week host Virginia S Grenier will be chatting with David W. Smith of the Amazon Best-selling adventure series Hidden Mickey.


    David Smith has published over 300 articles, books, and publications over the past ten years. He has been a Keynote Speaker for the National Honor Society; he received "Speaker of the Year" for the USPTA several times. He also worked at Disneyland in Southern California which inspired his novels, Hidden Mickey as well as his non-fiction work, "In the Shadow of the Matterhorn."


    Find all of David W. Smith's books at http://www.amazon.com/David-W.-Smith/e/B002WDKU44


    We invited you to post comments and questions in the chatroom. The World of Ink Network brings you show topics such as books, writing, interviews, self-help, empowerment, families and much more.


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  • 01:03

    Author Richard McEwan Will Guest on The Writing Mama Show

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    Blog Talk Radio’s Featured World of Ink Network show The Writing Mama, with host Virginia S Grenier, has guest author Richard McEwan joining the show to talk his debute children's picture book, "The Adventures of Sir Buddy and Mr. Pupples: The Rescue"


    The Writing Mama show will air live, Monday November 17, 2014 at 4pm Eastern.


    You can listen/call in at (714) 242-5259. (Note: if you can’t make the show, you can listen on demand at the same link.)


    About the Author: Richard McEwan retired to the Outer Banks of North Carolina after a long career in sales, marketing and advertising. He lives with his wife, Christie, and their two dogs, Buddy and River, one cat named Oyster and many photos of foster dogs. He was inspired to begin writing because of his grandchildren's love of books.


    About the Book: This is an engaging story for children to read or have read to them about a lost puppy. Hopefully, it will encourage young ones to think about the story when they come upon a stray dog or cat; and seek the guidance of an adult in helping to find it's family...or new home.


    Here is a link to the book trailer: The Adventures of Sir Buddy and Mr. Pupples


    http://youtu.be/0ZdOCfAO99s?list=UUjcOpPUInovIAsrR8HLtxYA


    You can find out more about Richard McEwan’s World of Ink Book Tour at http://www.worldofinknetwork.com/richard-mcewan-nov-14.html


    To learn more about the World of Ink Network visit http://worldofinknetwork.com

  • 01:15

    Author Kevin Gerard on The Writing Mama Show

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    The Writing Mama show is on every Monday and is hosted by Mom's Choice and Award-winning Author Virginia S Grenier, who is joined weekly by guest authors to talk about the publishing and writing industry. Grenier, with her guests, hope to not only share their love of the written word, but also tips on writing, what makes a good book and much more.


    This weeks guest is Author Kevin Gerard and teacher of statistics at Cal State San Marcos. When not writing or teaching, he enjoys walking the grounds at the San Diego Zoo, hitting the waves at Cardiff State Beach and visiting animals at local shelters. He also enjoys playing Halo on the internet; look for him in the rocket games as Magnifico, the magical dragon from the Diego's Dragon Fantasy series. To Follow Kevin Gerard, visit www.diegosdragon.com or www.conorandthecrossworlds.com


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  • 00:49

    Author A.J. Tupps Guests on The Writing Mama Show

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    Welcome to The World of Ink Network show on Blog Talk Radio. Our goal is to bring informative and entertaining shows to our listners.The mission of the World of Ink Network is to share resources that introduce tips, products and services to help strengthen, support and challenge those who love writing and the written word.

    Listen today to The Writing Mama Show at 6pm Eastern - 5pm Central - 4pm Mountain - 3pm Pacific for a special show with debute author A.J. Tupps. Blog Talk Radio Hosts, Mom's Choice & Award-winning Author Virginia S Grenier will be talking with Tupps about her own writing goals and books.


    A.J. Tupps grew up in a small farm community in Indiana. She currently resides in Grand Blanc, Michigan. In her spare time she enjoys daydreaming, traveling, sunsets, the outdoors but most of all spending time with her family. As a young girl she entertained herself by living adventures from her imagination. A.J. looks at every day as a blessing and another day to make her dreams a reality. She is still in touch with her inner teenager and enjoys the mischief she can get into. Family is one of the most important things in her life. She has a degree in Medical Transcription and is working towards her bar exam as an A.B.O.C. Currently she works as an optical technician/tester. She has one adoring husband who joins in her mischief or is the recipient of it along with her two loveable children and one hyper dog.


    Shadow Tears is about a child of three worlds, Selena Goodwin faces the typical challenges of maturing and falling in love until she is confronted by an enemy she never realized existed. She will find out how to become the woman she is destined to be despite the obstacles before her. Who said growing up was easy? They hadn’t lived, have they?


    Author Website: www.ajtupps.com

  • 00:58

    The Writing Mama Show with Guest Author Dan Willis

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    Welcome to The World of Ink Network show on Blog Talk Radio. Our goal is to bring informative and entertaining shows to our listners.The mission of the World of Ink Network is to share resources that introduce tips, products and services to help strengthen, support and challenge those who love writing and the written word. The World of Ink Network hopes not only to bring authors, illustrators and publishers together, but also help them reach their readership.

    Listen today October 13th to The Writing Mama Show at 1pm Eastern - 12pm Central - 11am Mountain - 10am Pacific for a special show with one of Utah's Best-selling Authors, Dan Willis. Mom's Choice & Award-winning Author Virginia S Grenier will be talking with Dan about collaberating on a book, writing a series, his personal writing goals and books.


    Dan Willis wrote his first work of fiction at the tender age of ten and has been creating fantastic tales ever since. Recently he wrote for the long running DragonLance series. his current project is a Steampunk Civil War series entitled, Dragons of the Confederacy, with NYT best-selling author, Tracy Hickman.


    Willis will be at the St. George Book Festival October 24th and 25th. You can learn more at http://stgeorgebookfestival.org


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  • 01:12

    Indie Author Lynn Steward Joins VS Grenier on The Writing Mama Show

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    The Writing Mama show is on every Monday and is hosted by Mom's Choice and Award-winning Author Virginia S Grenier, who is joined weekly by guest authors to talk about the publishing and writing industry. Grenier, with her guests, hope to not only share their love of the written word, but also tips on writing, what makes a good book and much more.


    This weeks guest is indie author Lynn Steward, a successful business woman who spent many years in New York City’s fashion industry in marketing and merchandising, including the development of the first women’s department at a famous men’s clothing store. Through extensive research, and an intimate knowledge of the period, Steward created the characters and stories for a series of five authentic and heartwarming novels about New York in the seventies. A Very Good Life is the first in the series featuring Dana McGarry.  


    These two women will not only be talking about writing, Steward's series, but also their love of the fashion world and the romance one can find within.


    Learn more about our shows and network at our website http://worldofinknetwork.com
    You can find great books and articles on our blog or follow us on our Facebook Fanpage!

  • 01:04

    Young Adult Author J.R. Johansson joins The Writing Mama Show

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    Welcome to The World of Ink Network show on Blog Talk Radio. Our goal is to bring informative and entertaining shows to our listners.The mission of the World of Ink Network is to share resources that introduce tips, products and services to help strengthen, support and challenge those who love writing and the written word. 


    Our upcoming show this week spotlights young adult author J.R. Johansson, who joins host Virginia S Grenier to talk about her books and the writing life.


    J.R. Johansson is the author of Insomnia and Paranoia. She has a B.S. degree in public relations and a background in marketing. She credits her abnormal psychology minor with inspiring many of her characters. J.R. Johansson lives on the foothills of the Utah mountains with her two young sons and a wonderful husband. Visit her at www.jrjohansson.com


    Listen today to The Writing Mama Show at 4pm Eastern - 3pm Central - 2pm Mountain - 1pm Pacific


    Listeners, if you'd like to get in touch with any of our guests, please look for their website addresses in the show description or email us at http://worldofinknetwork.com. Also, look for all our World of Ink Network hosts on Facebook and Twitter.


    “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw of the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


    To learn more about the World of Ink Network visit http://worldofinknetwork.com

  • 00:47

    What Is A Buhdeedoo - The Writing Mama Show with Virginia S Grenier

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    The Writing Mama show is on Mondays and hosted by Mom's Choice and Award-winning Author Virginia S Grenier, who is joined weekly by guest authors to talk about the writing and publishing industry, and their books.


    This week on Monday June 9, 2014 our guest is Dorothy Smaniotto, whose son Alex created and illustrated the Buhdeedoo. Alex is a young man with Asperger's Syndrome. He was diagnosed at the age of 6, but has never let that diagnosis slow him down. As Alex puts it, "I embrace my Asperger's rather than look at it as a disability."


    Dorothy is the author of her own book called "The Burgundy Journey: Using Hope, Humor & Faith To Conquer Adversity--No Matter What." The book tells the story of her struggles with a rare, incurable autoimmune disease that has caused numerous health issues. It also details how Alex was physically attacked by classroom aides in his previous public school and the emotional scars left with him.


    For more information, visit
    http://www.facebook.com/dorothy.smaniotto
    https://www.createspace.com/4626797
    Books are also available through the author.


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  • 01:14

    The Gates of Atlantis Authors on The Writing Mama Show

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    Welcome to The World of Ink Network show on Blog Talk Radio. Our goal is to bring informative and entertaining shows to our listners.The mission of the World of Ink Network is to share resources that introduce tips, products and services to help strengthen, support and challenge those who love writing and the written word. The World of Ink Network hopes not only to bring authors, illustrators and publishers together, but also help them reach their readership.


    Listen today Aug. 8th to The Writing Mama Show at 12pm Eastern - 11am Central - 10am Mountain - 9am Pacific for a special show with the author of Atlantis middle grade series. Mom's Choice & Award-winning Author Virginia S Grenier will be talking with them about collaberating on a MG book series and their own writing goals and books.


    The Gates of Atlantis Authors: Mikey Brooks, Jaclyn Weist, Juli Caldwell, Laura Bustian and Wendy Knight.


    About the Series: Middle Grade to Young Adult urban fantasy series about the paranormal creatures willing to risk everything to save the world they love.


    These authors will also be at the St. George Book Festival October 24th and 25th. You can learn more about them at the festival at http://stgeorgebookfestival.org or follow them at https://www.facebook.com/GatesofAtlantis/timeline


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    Find great books and articles on our blog or follow us on our Facebook Fanpage!

  • 01:19

    The Writing Mama Show

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    BTR's World of Ink Network brings you the Writing Mama show with VS Grenier and her guest Marsha Casper Cook on October 15, 2012 at 2pm EST - 1pm CDT - 12 noon MDT - 11am PST
    They will be talking about VS Grenier's Southern Utah Writer's Conference weekend as well as mini novels and short stories how they can help you break into the publishing world.
    Both women have an incedible career and doing so many things to help writers. This is going to be a great show that will be both entertaing and very informative.
    Learn more about them and the World of Ink Network at http://worldofinknetwork.com
     
    The World of Ink Network helps small publishers, authors and readers by bringing them together!

  • 00:50

    The Writing Mama Show with Children's Author Dennis Marcoux

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    Blog Talk Radio’s Featured World of Ink Network show The Writing Mama, with host VS Grenier, has guest author Dennis Marcoux joining the show to talk his debute children's picture book, "Adventures of Nutty and Twittles, Oh Nuts! I Lost My Little Sister."


    About the Book: Nutty and his sister Twittles set out to play a fun game of hide "n" seek with their friends. When Twittles is the only one missing, the game quickly changes.  Nutty has to find his sister because she may be lost in the dark and dangerous Forrest.


    Available at: Amazon.com, Halo Publishing, Int. and B&N
    e-Book Available on Nook & Kindle


    About the author: Dennis Marcoux lived in Worcester, Massachusetts for most of his life and now resides in Cape Coral, Florida.  He has been writing children stories and poems for many years and is passionate about children reading to expand their imagination.  In his spare time, you can find him reading books as a volunteer in elementary schools and children's hospitals.  He is a member of the Gulf Coast Writers Association of Fort Myers, Florida


    The Writing Mama show will air live, Monday November 10, 2014 at 2pm Eastern.


    You can listen/call in at (714) 242-5259. (Note: if you can’t make the show, you can listen on demand at the same link.)


    You can find out more about Dennis Marcoux’s World of Ink Book Tour at http://www.worldofinknetwork.com/dennis-marcoux-nov.-14.html


    To learn more about the World of Ink Network visit http://worldofinknetwork.com