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Award winning author Rachel Berry grew up in New Jersey but later moved to Virginia and is
now proudly a mother of 4 adults, wife, grandmother, a published author & poet, motivational
speaker, radio talk-show host, columnist, book coach, business woman, indie book publisher and a community leader.
Rachel attended Empire State College where she studied human development and psychology. She worked for the government for over 25 years before taking an early retirement in 2011.
Berry is founder and president of "Black Pearls United INC" (an African American sister-
circle) founded in 2000, CEO of The VOW Network – Voices of Wisdom L.L.C. and Kimathi Enterprises & Publishing Company.
Rachel is also an alumnus of Toastmasters International where she served as Sergeant at Arms,
earned her CTM (Competent Toastmaster,) and received the Toastmaster of the Year award. She is also a 3 time AFLA nominee. Her book – Family Pictures received a Book of the Year 2009 award from EDC Creations. This artist is also included in the Who’s Who in America.
Berry's speaking engagements include ILMW (The International League Of Muslim Women),
Hampton Social Services, Hampton Healthy Start, The Red Hat Society, Sixth House INC.,
Everest College, Norfolk Methodist Church, Achievable Dreams Academy and the Philippine Nurses Association of Virginia, to name a few.
Crystal has a passion for teaching and has taught in the youth, women’s and singles’ ministry at churches throughout the community. She is the author of “Jewel in the Rough”, a book written to encourage and uplift singles and the co-author of Testify: The Praise Literary Collection. She is also the founder of Jewel in the Rough Outreach, LLC and the owner of Divine Assistants. The scripture she lives by is found in 1Timothy 4:12-16. Her purpose in life is to love others for who they are and to encourage and uplift those that cross her path. Her favorite quote by Maya Angelou is, “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with family and friends, bowling, reading, journaling, and volunteering at her local church.
Emerald Tablet Radio 9pm et. Tara and Holly talk about ways to overcome the fear of seeing spirits. Call in and share your stories.
Within the Chaos 10pm Et. Rodney Shortridge and Robyn Dalton Interview Authot Justin Trout
Justin C. Trout lives in Southwest Virginia, where he has obtained a master’s degree in education with a specialization in counseling from Lindsey Wilson. Aside from writing and counseling, Justin is an actor and has appeared in a number of independent and short films. He was also a director for his directorial debut indie film Fade Out. Justin lives in the mountains with his wife and children.
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Huffington Post columnist Rachel Thompson and Critic/writer/columnist for Night Owl Magazine and Affaire De Couer Bennet Pomerantz discuss media topics with guest. Tonight's guest is filmmaker, actress and poet Jeanne Marie Spicuzza
She is the writer and star of the Indy film The Scarapist, which has been getting rave reviews. She also will be discussing her new book project and film project she is working on
How do you have to think unconventionally to write great stories for children? Join us as children's book author Bruce Coville talks about extraterrestrials and other oddities for kids.
Bruce Coville was born in Syracuse, New York, in 1950. His family lived in farm territory north of Syracuse and he grew up around the corner from his grandparents’ dairy farm, where he spent a great deal of time dodging cows and chores as well as he was able. As a young reader he loved Mary Poppins and Dr. Dolittle, but also read lots of things people consider junk (Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, and zillions of comic books).
In 1978 he published his first book, The Foolish Giant, a picture book illustrated by his wife, Katherine. Since then he has published over 100 books for children and young adults, from picture books to young adult novels. Among his best known titles are My Teacher Is an Alien, Into the Land of the Unicorns, and Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher. His work has appeared in 16 languages, and won children's choice awards in numerous states.
A frequent speaker at schools and conferences, Bruce has 3 times been opening or closing keynoter for the national conference of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. He travels the world to speak in schools, and has presented at American or International Schools in Sao Paolo, London, Madrid, Shanghai, Delhi, Seoul, and many others.
In addition to his writing, in 2001 Bruce founded FULL CAST AUDIO, an audiobook publishing company devoted to producing full cast, unabridged recordings of great children's books. He has produced over a hundred audiobooks, frequently also directing or performing.
Bruce lives in Syracuse, New York, with his wife, author and illustrator Katherine Coville.
The Beautiful Butterfly Show Welcomes Author Leah Rogers!!
Leah was raised in a hostile environment where her mother was at the time a heavy drug user and regularly physically abused by men in front of her children. After being awarded to the state, she found herself running away on numerous occasions. Leah began stripping to maintain a living for her daughter. It was there that she'd met her boyfriend that monthes later exposed himself as a pimp.
Leah worked as a prostitute and "Bottom girl" around the United States, mainly California, Scottsdale, Arizona, Washington, D.C and Texas for almost Three years, while being beaten brutally by her pimp even after she became pregnant with his son.
On May 13th, 2011 Leah was arrested with her pimp, when her pimp was discovered recruiting two under age girls, who were Undercover FBI Agents. After being tried as a suspect and signing a plea for seven years, Leah was given a second chance to prove her innocent about her involvement with her pimp.
After turning her life around for the better, on March 4th, 2015 she shared her story with CBS News titled "A Better Arizona" broadcasted locally on television. After this airing, Leah began to get anxious about saving other women who were still in the game and created a video for her Facebook channel. Leah is now known around the world for her video traveling through social media at just under one million views.
Leah's dream has always been to sell high valued real estate, but has dedicated her time to finish the mission to save other women by educating the community, churches, legislature and schools, to prevent this tragedy from happening to their loved ones.
The Certain Ones Studio are Tyler Perry ' s "The Haves and The Have Nots" actor Philip Boyd.
"Losing You Is Not An Option" Author and speaker, Dr. Nycole-Belton.
Motivational speaker, James Thomas, Sr.
Celebrating Black History Month. This week's we will be highlighting actor Stephen Fetchit, first African - American Millionaire.
In this interview, I'll be interviewing J.A. Wright author of the novel How to Grow an Addict, which mirrors a lot of Wright's life story growing up as full blown drug addict by the time she hit age 26.
Listen to this immensely powerful interview with an author who was able to change her attitude and life before drugs took her life way and how she was able to give voice to her compelling story.
Host Tabatha Pope welcomes Linda Joyce to THE LIBRARIAN on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.
Linda Joyce is an award-winning contemporary romance author born on Christmas Eve. Her Louisiana family’s roots run deep, and they’re intertwined with her Japanese heritage. Her vagabond childhood afforded her a variety of travel opportunities. Now she lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and their three dogs: General Beauregard, Gentleman Jack, and Masterpiece Renoir.
Linda penned her first manuscript while living in Japan as a U.S. Air Force dependent. Her classmates lined up at recess to read her latest pages. Linda is a self-professed foodie and has the kitchen of her dreams. She enjoys painting when she can fit it in. She and her husband, Don, love college football. They frequently go RVing, and at last count, they’ve traveled to twenty-one states with “the boys.” Find out more about Linda on her website and Facebook.
Host of "The Librarian", Tabatha Pope, can be found at All For Love of the Word, The Librarian Talks and Facebook. This is a copyrighted and trademarked podcast owned solely by the Authors On the Air Global Network LLC. on the web at authorsontheair.com.
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