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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.
Join Dr. Angela Lauria of Book Journeys as she interviews Valerie LaPenta Steiger on the writing and publishing of her book, Mafia | Kitten: Lessons for Strong Women on Finally Letting Go, Feeling Safe, and Being Loved.
Valerie Steiger is a life coach, a leadership consultant, a writer, and a retreat specialist. But above all else, she describes herself as a "mafia-kitten" which is a pet name to herself that describes her strength spectrum that ranges from being SO STRONG (mafia) to helpless, weak (kitten). As the subtitle of her book states, she's written it for women and how they can let go, feel safe, and be loved. It is for women of both mafia and kitten poles and dissects what makes them vulnerable through stories that actually happened.
Valerie's choice of topic for the book would seem quite a lot to absorb at a time, but it makes sense since it's really a vehicle that represents the hundreds of women that she has worked with and coached who've experienced, as she had, what it felt like to be forced to be strong, to build walls against criticism and abuse, and to be left feeling alone, afraid, confused and yearning for happiness and love.
Tapping into her own experiences, Valerie's intention for the book is to guide women to release hurtful memories and haunting thoughts and to be secure once again in life, grounded in hope, faith and self-love that nurtures the true strength that lies inside them.
Read more and get the transcript here: Valerie LaPenta Steiger on The Author Incubator
Welcome to Rave Reviews Book Club's BlogTalkRadio production of RAVE WAVES "BRING ON THE SPOTLIGHT", where host, John Fioravanti is joined by current "SPOTLIGHT" Author, Jan Hawke! We are discussing her Action & Adventure novel, "MILELE SAFARI: An Eternal Journey". Join us as we explore this novel and become better acquainted with the author.
This segment of Bring On The Spotlight is sponsored by Kim Cox, the talented author of "GET OUT OR DIE".
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A Comprehensive Overview of Wyoming Juvenile Court Rules and Relevant Wyoming Supreme Court Decisions
Jill Kucera, J.D., Senior Assistant Attorney General, Wyoming Attorney General’s Office and Elizabeth B. Lance, J.D., Attorney, Wyoming Guardian Ad Litem Program will provide an overview of Wyoming's Juvenile Court Rules and relevant Wyoming Supreme Court decisions. The Rules of Procedure for Juvenile Courts ("Rules") (adopted on Feb. 9, 2007) govern practice and procedure in Wyoming's trial courts in all juvenile court actions: abuse and neglect, delinquency, and CHINS (child in need of supervision) proceedings. These Rules address hearings, discovery and inspection, submittal of reports, right to counsel, pretrial conferences and meeting of parties, stipulations, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) provisions, inadmissibility of certain evidence, and concurrent criminal and juvenile proceedings. The presenters will provide information on all the Rules, with an emphasis on Rule 3: Discovery and Inspection; they will also present information about Wyoming Supreme Court cases that interpret the Rules. Listeners will learn about best practices and how the Rules are applied in different Wyoming jurisdictions. At the completion of this program, participants will know: (1) The Ten Rules of Procedure for Juvenile Courts; (2) Wyoming Supreme Court decisions on the Rules and (3) How these Rules relate to practices in difference jurisdictions.
POLITICAL ANIMALS--Is presidential candidate Jeb Bush imitating presidential candidate(1952-1956y) Adali Stevenson?
Both Candidates had worn shoes which were publicized?
Both Candidates had male relatives who were vice presidents and President
Political Analyst G. Terry Madona claims that "Jeb Bush will be the Republican Presidential Candidate"
Presidential Primary facts about "wining in New Hampshire"
***Since 1956 only six presidential candidates won in New Hampshire's Primary. These six also won the Presidency--Ike 1952-JFK 1960-Nixon 1968-Carter 1976-Reagan 1980-G.H.W. Bush 1988---Obama and Hillary both won in 2008--Obama became the controversial nominee and controversial president
***1968 Minnesota's US Senator Eugene McCarthy won the Democratic Primary in New Hampshire but Minnesota's former Senator and Johnson's VP won the Democratic Nomination but lost the election to Richard Nixon
POLITICAL ANIMAL/THE POLITICAL ANIMAL--Also on Amicusveritas Youtube/
SENIOR CITIZENS---"Ask and you will receive!" ACE Hardware store give a 10 percent discount every daily to senior citizens who shop there
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DECLARING THE FINSHED WITH REV. PAT RANDALL
Isaiah 43:18-21 (ESV) - Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?
If our minds and our hands are closed because we are holding onto the past we will never receive the new that God has for us. Refuse to remain stuck, stagnant, not advancing or developing, not flowing, not active, not changing, or progressing. We are designed to advance…designed to move from Glory to Glory in Christ Jesus.
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Joseph and Jay discuss topics of importance to preppers.
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Join Empress of Love, Tina Nies for this free 40 Day LoveFest to begin or continue falling in love with yourself! On this journey, we'll share simple practices that help you love your body, mind, and soul!
This is not a religious program, BUT if you're participating in Lent, this is a great way to honor yourself, increase your spiritual life and just learn to love yourself as you believe God loves you. And Tina has two versions of her bestseller and if interested, check out Lent: 40 Day LoveFest for Christians.
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Fran Friedman (Frankie) has been a bassist for several decades. She was a full time player in the 70’s, when live bands filled the clubs 7 nights a week. She went back to school in the early 1980’s and became a clinical psychologist, but continued playing in local clubs in Cleveland, OH. While her roots and first love are in the blues, Fran has enjoyed playing a variety of classic rock, R&B, and pop, along with high energy blues throughout the years. After relocating to Florida in 2012, she connected with the local blues scene and became the bass player at a Saturday night blues jam in Lauderhill. Always interested in connecting with and promoting other female players, she started a Facebook group South Florida Women in Music as a free forum for local women musicians to promote their events. Her company, Breakout Productions produced a sold-out event called Three Diva Night, highlighting several of South Florida’s female performers, including Mary Jane Cunningham, Sistah Mary Beth, and Rachelle Coba, whom she backed with Frankie’s Backline Blues Band. Currently, she has a new projects, including another Diva night in 2016. Fran welcomes female singers, instrumentalists, songwriters, and those who support them to join South Florida Women in Music on Facebook to grow a thriving community for local women in music. Promote yourself shamelessly!
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