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Polis Books was founded in 2013 by Jason Pinter. With over a decade of trade experience in the publishing industry, Mr. Pinter has worked in editorial, marketing and publicity for publishers both large and small, at Warner Books, Random House, St. Martin's Press, Grove/Atlantic and The Mysterious Press, and has worked with numerous bestselling and award-winning writers. He is also the bestselling author of six novels: five in his acclaimed Henry Parker thriller series, which have been nominated for the Thriller Award, Strand Critics Award, Shamus Award, CrimeSpree Award and RT Reviewers Choice Award, and Zeke Bartholomew: Superspy! for Middle Grade readers. Having been on the editorial, marketing and author side of the industry, he knows exactly what publishers expect from their authors, and what authors should expect from their publisher. Follow Jason on Twitter or you can email him for business matters directly related to Polis Books at jpinter (at) polisbooks (dot) com.
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Barry Eisler spent three years in a covert position with the CIA's Directorate of Operations, then worked as a technology lawyer and startup executive in Silicon Valley and Japan, earning his black belt at the Kodokan International Judo Center along the way. Eisler's bestselling thrillers have won the both the Barry Award and the Gumshoe Award for Best Thriller of the Year, have been included in numerous "Best Of" lists, and have been translayed into twenty languages. Eisler lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and, when he's not writing novels and blogs about torture, civil liberties, and the rule of law. Regarding his blog, Heart of the Matter, Barry states: There are a lot of terrific blogs out there on the world of writing, but Heart of the Matter isn't one of them. HOTM primarily covers politics, language as it influences politics, and politics as an exercise in branding and marketing, with the occasional post on some miscellaneous subject that catches my attention. http://barryeisler.com.
Thank you to underwriters D.D. Corbitt, Author, Poised Pen Productions Inc, and our music provided by Robert Gregory Browne.
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Black Pearls Magazine Holiday Book Festival, a totally online literary event, was created to start a national conversation about what we want our literary legacy to be.
Each night, 8-10pm EST we will discuss how we can use the leaders, icons and storytellers of today, to create body of works that will assist emerging writers and authors in being more responsible with their work and positions.
* 8:00 - Life After with Bestselling Author Bernice L. McFadden
* 8:30 - The Mysteries of Eva Miller Revealed by Eva D. Miller
* 9:00 - Jaden Toussaint, the Greatest Episode 1: The Quest for Screen Time by Marti Dumas
SPEAK UP AND SPEAK OUT: READERS SOUND OFF
* Diane Rembert - Founder of Diamond's Literary World
* Kim Knight - Between the Lines Bookstore, Baton Rouge, LA
* Michelle Chavis - President of Victorious Ladies Reading Book Club
PURPOSE OF BLACK BOOKS WEEKEND
Each year thousands of people - educators, concerned parents, community leaders, authors, poets and publishers - devote their time and resources to presenting the reader with great books!
However, too many outstanding books do not get the attention and reader support that they deserve. We want to help with this state of affairs, so we encourage readers to purchase books to give as gifts 365 days a year.
Authors and Publishers, visit the EDC Creations website for more book promotion opportunities: www.edc-creations.com.
THIS IS A LIVE INTERVIEW. CALL TO CHAT. 347-633-9609. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/authorsontheair/2015/12/15/craig-faustus-buck-talks-books-on-authors-on-the-air-live
Craig Fautus Buck is a novelist and screenwriter based in Los Angeles, where noir was born. He is a 2015 Macavity Award winner for Best Short Story "Honeymoon Sweet," which was also nominated for an Anthony Award. His debut novel, the noir romp "Go Down Hard", was published by Brash Books in May, 2015. Before that it was awarded First Runner Up for the Claymore Award at Killer Nashville. His short story "Dead End," was nominated for an Anthony Award in 2014, and its tale was continued in his first novella "Psycho Logic," published by Stark Raving Press that same year. He has also worked as a journalist, a photographer, a nonfiction book author, a writer-producer for network television, and a professional limerick writer. Among other works, two nonfiction books were #1 NYT bestsellers--one pop-psychology the other pop-gynecology. His short film, "Overnight Sensation", was nominated for an Academy Award. He was one of the writers on the seminal miniseries "V: The Final Battle." He wrote the famous episode where "The Incredible Hulk" dropped acid. And his indie feature "Smuggling for Gandhi" is scheduled for production in 2016.
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Pam Stack, host of Authors on the Air, is pleased to welcome back to the studio, Chuck Greaves. Based on a trove of newly discovered documents, Tom & Lucky (and George & Cokey Flo) tells the true story of a singular trial in American history: an epic clash between a crime-busting district attorney and an all-powerful mob boss who, in the crucible of a Manhattan courtroom, battle for the heart and soul of a dispirited nation. Blending elements of political thriller, courtroom drama, and hard-boiled pulp, author C. Joseph Greaves introduces readers to the likes of Al Capone, Dutch Schultz, Meyer Lansky, and Bugsy Siegel while taking readers behind the scenes of a corrupt criminal justice system in which sinners may be saints and heroes may prove to be the biggest villains of all. Chuck Greaves spent 25 years as an L.A. trial lawyer before turning his attention to fiction. His debut novel HUSH MONEY (Minotaur), a legal mystery, won the SouthWest Writers' International Writing Contest, received starred reviews from both Publishers Weekly and Library Journal, and was a Critics' Pick from Kirkus Reviews. HUSH MONEY has been named a finalist for numerous national awards and honors, including the Rocky Award (Left-Coast Crime), the Reviewers' Choice Award (RT Book Reviews), the Shamus Award (P.I. Writers of America) and the Audie Award for Best Mystery audiobook of 2012 (Audio Publishers Association.)
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A Wedding at The Paragraph Ranch ~
Can she piece together a dream on a shoestring?
As new owner of the falling-apart family homestead in West Texas, Dee Bennett is wrangling ways to earn a living, mend fences with farm and family, and manifest her dreams as a writer—all while nurturing the budding relationship with her beau, outdoorsy photographer Max Miller. But when a drop-dead-gorgeous, high-powered handler for a candidate in a key statewide election blows into Claxton, rivalries bigger than politics and football develop.
With stakes running high on the campaign trail, as well as in publishing dreams and love lives, a Bennett family wedding must be attended to. And Dr. Dee, with the assistance of her motley writing-group protégés, must search her soul and fend off a host of challenges to live the life she just might learn to love.
In a very special presentation, tonight former colleagues and author interviewers Stephen Campbell, host of the Author Biz and Pam Stack, host of Authors on the sit down to discuss authors, books and interviewing.
Join these two book nerds for a LIVE chat about the best job in the world.
About Stephen Campbell: Before getting into the business of writing I spent twenty-five years in the technology business as a financial guy, and then as a serial entrepreneur. I know what it takes to start and run a successful business. Will that experience translate into me becoming a successful author? Ha! The answer is no, of course not. But I did learn a few important lessons while running my own businesses. One of those was importance of being guided by experts. I'll be bringing those experts in on a weekly basis so we can all learn from them.
About Pam Stack: I've always been a voracious reader plus a public speaker so when I was asked to co-host a radio talk show, it seemed like the natural next step for me. I love hosting the Authors on the Air radio show and being the executive producer of the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network. I get to speak to the most interesting people; I'm the luckiest blabber-mouth in the world.
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We are going to give our review of the top 20 books. Brian and I will also tell you about the book that changed OUR lives.
We are also going to be telling you about some of our favorite indie authors
Stick around; we are also going to bring you headline news, trending topics, celebrity gossip
If you would like to join us, the number is 646-595-3032
Danny Gardner impressed audiences with his performance on the 3rd season of HBO’s Def Comedy Jam (All-Stars Vol. 12). He has enjoyed a career as an actor, director and screenwriter. He is a recent Pushcart Prize nominee for his creative non-fiction piece Forever. In an Instant., published by Literary Orphans Journal . His work has appeared in Beat to a Pulp, Out of the Gutter and Noir on the Air. His debut novel, A NEGRO AND AN OFAY. He lives in Los Angeles and originally hails from Chicago. Danny is also the one of the rotating hosts on NOIR ON THE RADIO in the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network. From Danny: " When I was first learning how things work in published fiction, I made note of behavior. I’m a multi-talent with a delivery that can easily fill the room; however, the readings I attended seemed like sober affairs and no place for a ham. An author is introduced and then reads from his or her own work, which is normally followed by a polite Q&A session. Books are signed and attendees disperse. To this old performer, it’s rather straightforward and appropriate, as it’s a lot to ask someone to take a chance on a book."
This is a trademarked, copyrighted podcast solely owed by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC. Find us on social media everywhere. Tweet to @authorsontheair and @PamStackHost.
Underwriting provided by author D.D. Corbitt and Poised Pen Productions Inc. Music by Robert Gregory Browne. Executive Producer Pam Stack. Sponsorship from these authors, with thanks: Regan Black, Shane Gericke, JCarson Black, Debra Webb, Kay Kendall, Bette Lee Crosby, Clara Grace Walker, Toni McGee Causey,Kindle Alexander, LA Fiore, Tracy Weber and Linda Joyce. Special thanks to Glenn McCreddy of www.get eleven.com
WHAT LIES BENEATH~
Mila Moody just turned eighteen, and her idea of a celebration is heading to Vegas with her big brother and guardian, Jaxon, to con some suckers out of their cash. She and her brother have living on the road for their entire lives. Coning people happened to be his preferred method. Get in, get the money, and get out. Mila picked the wrong man to steal from, and the consequences were made clear almost instan- taneously. The man turned out to be a demon who likes to make his money collecting demons with rare abilities and selling them to the highest bidder. The man, Knox, decided to pay Mila back by having her brother stolen from her. Left with no one, Mila has to figure out how to find her brother and get him back alive. What she finds out rather quick is that Knox has an enemy on his tail. A vampire named Landon who’s looking for revenge and the little black book that Mila stole. The two strike a deal that would benefit them both, and Landon agrees to help her find Jaxon before it’s too late.
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