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  • 00:36

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Author of Meet the Commodores Sunny Giovanni

    in Lifestyle

    In southern Dallas, Texas, Sunny Giovanni-- or "Gio" as she likes to be called-- was born on the fifth day of June in 1989. Born to a mother who was a teacher and a graduate from Texas A&M University you couldn't so much as watch a Disney movie if you hadn't read the book beforehand. Gio has had a very strong history with literature, diversifying from poetry (winning placements in oratorical contests), to thriller short stories as a way to vent her frustrations.


    The pen was handed down to her from an older sibling as a means to focus her negative energy and anger into something different but was used as a way to alter her own situations.
    As a preteen Gio witnessed how much her writing could touch someone when she left one of her prized spirals in a classroom without knowing. Two weeks after it went missing someone brought it back to her asking for more, letting the young author know that almost everyone she knew read the story, but without knowing it was her in the story she had written.
    Sunny Giovanni is an advocate for gay and transgender rights, and says: "You can't help who you are and you damn sure can't help who you love. You should be true to who are rather than to conform and live the ultimate lie and live miserably until the day you die." Credited from the poem she penned "Titanium", modeled after her novel.
    Gio is a mother of three children, the founder of Lucid Legends Publishing/ Photography, Kno Joke Entertainment, the host of "We Talk TOO Much Radio" on BlogTalk Radio and blogs on Tumblr under the name "KnoJokeGio". She is a friend to many and prides herself on making a smile out of an extremely horrible day. "It doesn't matter if you're having a bad day... a smile could make everything else seem so small. Crack a joke when someone is hurt and see how fast they cheer up. 

  • 00:41

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Author Of No Perfect Affair Charmaine Galloway

    in Lifestyle

    Join Us for Another Great Show and and there will be Book GIVEAWAYS!!


    MEET THE AUTHOR OF NO PERFECT AFFAIR: Charmaine was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. Writing has been her passion and a positive emotional outlet since middle school. As a teen, writing in her journal allowed her to escape the negativity of her world. Around that time she also began writing her first fiction novel. She finds joy in creating unique and awe inspiring story-lines for the characters in her stories. Ingenuity and imagination is a mainstay and compass in her work.  Charmaine has a Bachelor of Arts in Family Life Education, an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and she is currently working on her Masters Degree. Becoming a fierce advocate and supporter of troubled young women has been a goal of hers since overcoming struggles of her own as a young woman. “I believe turning a blind eye or deaf ear to our struggling youth only promotes destruction and demise. They are human. They have a voice. You’ll be surprised by what you learn from them if you just listen.” 


     Charmaine, being the wearer of many proverbial ‘hats’, is a self-publisher and the founder of Charming Gal Publications. She is the CEO and jewelry designer for Charming Gal Boutique. CEO and Pre-Kindergarten Teacher at Amazing Grace Childcare and a Motivational Speaker. Charmaine uses her personal challenges and triumphs as she speaks, to encourage her audience that they can have a bright future despite what their past looks like. She pulls from her life experience and education as she speaks with a unique and upbeat perspective that adds flavor to personal development. 


     


     

  • 00:35

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Author of Forbidden Love Kendra Graves

    in Books

    On This Episode of The Beautiful Butterfly Show We Welcome Special Guest Author of "Forbidden Love"  Kendra Graves. This is Kendra's first time on the show, so we are Excited to hear about this new author and the great works she has and will provide to the listeners and readers! Enjoy! 


     About Author Kendra Graves- Born and raised in Hartford Ct, I am 29 years young and a mother to my first born, my heart, my daughter Khaniyah. I always had a passion for writing. It all started at the age of 10 when I found myself alone in my bedroom and would write raps. From there I branched off and started writing poems but I found it didn't work for me. I gave it a rest for a few years and started back reading and writing at 15. My teachers always told me I was gifted. In school I would ace my writing exams. In highschool I read many books but it never occurred to me to write my own. I kept a journal of stories that happened to me, but never told my story. I graduated from highschool in 2004 and went on to cosmetology school because doing hair was my second passion. Shortly after entering into the field I had to leave school because I couldn't work with the chemical because my skin was to sensitive. I didn't know what else to do with myself so for a few years I tried to find something that worked for me. In 2010 I told myself I'm going back to school but It was all put on hold because I couldn't go as an independent student at 24. Once I turned 25 I enrolled in Kaplan university where I studied criminal justice. I made the dean's list every semester and presidents list my final semester. I graduated with my Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice in 2013 with a 3.91 gpa. Still trying to find myself in the field of my study is where I fumbled upon writing again in October 2014.


     

  • 00:43

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Author of Jordan's Confessions Charmaine Galloway

    in Lifestyle

    Meet Author Charmaine Galloway: 


    Charmaine Galloway was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. Writing has been her passion and a positive emotional outlet since middle school. As a teen, writing in her journal allowed her to escape the negativity of her world. Around that time she also began writing her first Christian fiction novel. She finds joy in creating unique and awe-inspiring story-lines for the characters in her stories. Ingenuity and imagination is a mainstay and compass in her work.


    Being the wearer of many proverbial ‘hats’, Charmaine is a published author under Racquel Williams Presents (RWP) Publishing Company. Also she is the founder of her own publishing company, Charming Gal Publications. She is the CEO and jewelry designer at Charming Gal Boutique (www.charmainggalboutique.com), her online jewelry boutique and the owner of Amazing Grace Educational Childcare LLC (www.amazinggracechildcare.com). However, the most important ‘hat’ she wears is that of Mom to her two children. Following her dreams as a writer and entrepreneur will leave a beautiful legacy for them by encouraging them to work hard to achieve their dreams because their Mom didn't quit reaching for hers.


    Charmaine is currently working on new projects so keep a look out for her upcoming releases. Please visit www.charmainegalloway.com to check out her blogs and new blurbs.

  • 00:46

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Author of Hellfire From The Pulpit Melody S

    in Lifestyle

     


    Melody S. is an author who had written short stories, poetry, drama, and a mystery thriller. She originally hails from Brooklyn, New York but now resides in Atlanta, Georgia. She’s always had an appreciation for literature and writing and has been writing her own poetry since the tender age of 12. Melody S. is a mother of 4 whom she chooses to home school and in 2014 donated a kidney to her ailing husband who suffers with Lupus SLE and was in end-stage renal failure. This inspiring writer is the author of the short story entitled, Murderess Obsession (March 4, 2015), the novella entitled, Marrying The Family (April 2015) and the novel, Hellfire From The Pulpit (June 15, 2015).

  • 00:41

    Beautiful Butterfly Welcomes Authors of Let it Burn Nika Michelle and Kenni York

    in Lifestyle

    MEET Nika Michelle: Nika is originally from NC and currently resides in Atlanta, GA. Her love for books started at a very young age and inspired her passion for writing. Blessed with a vivid imagination, she would share her short stories with her classmates in middle and high school. In 2002 she graduated from Fayetteville State University with a BA in Communications and English/Literature. During her time in college she completed her first novel "Forbidden Fruit", an urban tale that spins a web of love, lust and greed. Her other titles include Forbidden Fruit II: A New Seed, Forbidden Fruit 3: The Juice, Forbidden Fruit 4: The Last Drop, Forbidden Fruit 5: The Final Taste, Black Butterfly, Black Onyx: The Sequel to Black Butterfly, Black Magic: Book 3 of the Black Butterfly Series, Black Lace: Book 4 of the Black Butterfly Series, Zero Degrees 1, 2 and 3 (collaboration with Leo Sullivan), Just to Name a Few!


    Kenni is a 31-year old author, sexual assault awareness advocate, and entrepreneur. Passionate about her chosen field, Kenni created her own company in 2012, Kenni Enterprises LLC, which specializes in teaching creative writing classes for youth and adults throughout the metro Atlanta area. The company also facilitates workshops and seminars, provides one on one tutorial sessions to help middle school children strengthen their writing skills in preparation for scholastic, writing based tests in addition to offering copy editing services for various online magazines, ghostwriting services, and author consultations.


     

  • 00:52

    Beautiful from the Inside Out

    in Self Help

    Amanda & Freda playfully discuss the daily struggles women experience when feeling held back from their dreams, and being suffocated by fear resulting in unfullfilled lives of emptiness.This introductory episode will uncover the journey Amanda & Freda have taken to bring them to where they are today. 


    Freda Corporan,C.P.C. is the driving force behind the Reawaken Beautiful movement.  A Life Coach and Personal Image and Etiquette Consultant. Like many woman, Freda once struggled with confidence issues that kept her from achieving happiness and realizing her dreams.  A victim of low self-esteem as a young woman, she has made it her goal to empower other woman by helping them shed their negative self-perceptions to unleash their authentic voices, beauty and courage. Freda is currently writing a book on the complicated relationships between daughters and their fathers, entitled “Friending Our Fathers.”  


    Amanda Scocozzo, C.P.C.,Certified Transformational & Business Coach, is a multi-passionista with a commitment to work with women both personally and professionally living the best version of themselves. As founder of Empower Life Coach, Amanda works with women acting as a catalyst for confidence and courage to let go of the fears that have been holding them back from achieving their life dreams. She focuses on working with her clients to build a powerful relationship with themselves and with others, by learning to love deeply, expand their heart and ignite their zone of genius. Free Support group for Women on Facebook.


     


     

  • Let Us Make One Thing Clear ! "CLEAR MIND, CLEAR BODY"

    in Culture

    ASA~ Family ,


    join us on The Hereafter is Now Network blogtalkrado program " Let us make one thing Clear " Hosted by Sis Nayyirah Tivica Muhammad, this episode is called "Clear Mind, Clear Body" with featured guest DrAlim Muhammadand Alexander Ofori-Muhammad Saturday at 6pm est call in 347-857-4514
    Nearly 70% of the adult population in the U.S. are either overweight or obese. The cost to the U.S. economy is staggering. So, of course, scientists want to know why. Well, they are making the shocking discoveries that we've been sharing with our patients for over ten years. SUGAR is not just making us fat. It is making us sick. —

  • 01:11

    Truth Radio & Pastor Cal Welcomes Bishop R Christopher Brown "Its A Love Thing"

    in The Bible

    Bishop Brown. Show will be up close and Personal Extra Brown Gravy. dealing with Marriage and why its not valued as the Bible Values It.. It's A Love Thing takes center stage as Bishop Brown discusses his new series and retreat studies. 

  • 00:30

    Do the Right Thing ~ Right!

    in Business

    This week's show will feature a guest who will share an ethical dilemma he or she faced.  Have you ever done something that feel deeply out of alignment or incongruent for "the money"? Author, Business Coach and Mindset Expert Alicia Cramer will discuss this all-too-common ethical dilemma in business and life. 

  • 01:59

    Beautiful in His Time-Ep 49-Be of Good Cheer

    in The Bible

    John 16: 33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.


    Beautiful in His Time is a platform for women to understand and operate in their purpose as defined through the Holy Bible.


    Wednesdays at 8 pm est/7 pm cst. Call in at 914.205.5414 or listen live via blogtalkradio.com/2nkt.

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