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Selena Haskins is a native Washingtonian who lives outside of DC with her husband and son. Besides writing, She is an avid NBA basketball fan. She loves music, movies, cooking, and drawing.
Selena has been writing since she was nine years-old. By the time she got to high school, she wrote pieces for the school newspaper, and was participating in poetry and writing contests.
Her first published pieces were poems and an article about basketball, published in a monthly journal, Writer's Way. Writer's Way was created through a non-profit organization, called DC Writer's Way (DCWW), and led by Malcolm Schultz. As a member of DCWW, Selena recited poetry and prose, and assisted with teaching writing workshops throughout the DC area.
By the early 2000's, DCWW dissolved, but Selena continued to write and participate in other writing workshops throughout the Washington DC area. In 2013, she published her first book, "A River Moves Forward."
Selena Haskins is a native Washingtonian who enjoys music, spirituality, basketball, and spending quality time with her family. As a young girl, Selena always had a vivid imagination, and would tell make-believe stories to her friends. As a teenager, Selena begin to journal her personal thoughts, and write poetry. Before long, her talent for writing was recognized by her high school English teacher, who encouraged her to write articles for the school newspaper. The articles motivated Selena to write many stories and essays, mostly as a hobby. After completing high school, Selena would major in English at Johnson C. Smith University, and the University of the District of Columbia.
Although Selena would ultimately end up working in the legal and financial fields, her love for writing never stopped. She continued to participate in many local writing workshops and community outreach groups, where poetry, short stories, and other creative pieces were read as public expressions, and as a way to bring hope to the disenfranchised.
In 2013, in between working full-time, Selena completed one of her life's goals by publishing her first novel, A River Moves Forward. In her debut novel, Selena tackles issues of poverty, race, abuse, and the family dynamics. She also infuses messages of hope, love, and forgiveness, which she believes are the qualities of true humanity.
The reception of A River Moves Forward continues to be favorable, earning 5-star reviews on Amazon, and progressively gaining favor of those in her community. The enthusiastic response has motivated Selena to write a sequel, Riding the Waves.
Selena Haskins is a native Washingtonian who enjoys writing books about family, love, and relationships. Her stories cover the family dynamics, poverty, abuse, and many issues facing the African American communities. By the same token, Selena includes messages of hope, love and forgiveness, which she believes are the qualities to help heal a broken America. Selena has written three best-selling books, and her new release, Riding the Waves is a sequel that addresses the life of childhood stars and the price of fame and fortune.
Host Cyrus Webb welcomes author Selena Haskins back to Conversations LIVE to discuss her newest book RIDING THE WAVES and what it's been like to see the response from readers.
At the top of the hour author Selena Haskins stops by Conversations LIVE to talk about her literary journey and the book A RIVER MOVES FORWARD. Then at 30 min. past the hour Webb talks with writer and director Dewayne Wilkerson about his path to success and how he is using his life as an example of what is possible.
Selena Haskins is a native Washington who writes stories that don't expire. Her stories are dramatic, suspenseful, family-oriented, and inspirational. Selena's debut novel, A River Moves Forward has earned many 5-star reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. Her second book is, Just Between Us-Inspiring Stories by Women, where she contributed a personal piece, Mirror Don't Lie. Her new release is the sequel to A River Moves Forward, title, Riding the Waves."
Join me for live chats with two inspiring authors:
Selena Haskins - author of "A River Moves Forward"
T. M. Brown - author of "A Life Not My Own"
Tune in for a special edition of That's Entertainment as I interview wife, mother, and author, Selena Haskins. Selena will be talking about her debut novel, "A River Moves Forward," which has been receiving rave reviews by readers and critics alike. It is a emotional story about one woman journey through betrayal and tragedy that leads her forward to love, mystery, and heartbreak. Tune in this afternoon at 1pm ET as I talk with independent author, Selena Haskins. Like that's entertainment on fb at - facebook.com/thatsentertainment.radio Follow us on twitter at - thatsentertain1
7 PM CST - Nature Folk with Selena Fox: Celebrating Mardi Gras & Carnaval: Join Selena Fox as she leads an exploration on the Pagan symbols & customs connected with Mardi Gras & Carnaval revelry across cultures and through time.
8 PM CST - Circle Talk: Circle Ministers - Shel Skau: Continuing our series as we learn more about the Ministers of Circle Sanctuary. Tonight, Circle Ministers Jeanet & David Ewing are joined by Circle MInister Shel Skau as we learn about Shel's path, her background, her history with Circle Sanctuary and the work she does for the Circle community.
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The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview Jon Seda Star of NBC's Chicago P.D.
Jon Seda stars as honest detective Antonio Dawson in the Chicago P.D. Intelligence Unit in the NBC drama “Chicago P.D.”
Seda, a New Jersey native and amateur boxer, hung up his gloves in 1992 when he made his screen debut as a fighter in “Gladiator.” Throughout the ’90s, Seda’s star rose through various film and television projects, but audiences really fell in love with him when he played the love interest of Jennifer Lopez in the biopic "Selena." In 1995, Seda was nominated for Best Male Lead at the Spirit Awards for his role in the film “I Like It Like That” opposite Rita Moreno. His other film credits include "Carlito's Way," "Twelve Monkeys" and the 1996 critically-acclaimed film "The Sunchaser" opposite Woody Harrelson which he was nominated for the Cannes Film Festival’s esteemed Palme d'Or (Best Actor Award).
In 2010, Seda appeared in the Emmy Award-winning HBO World War II miniseries "The Pacific," starring as legendary U.S. Marine Jon Basilone. He later joined the cast of the acclaimed HBO series "Treme" as a series regular.
His television credits include roles on "Homicide: Life on the Street," "Ghost Whisperer" and "Oz." Seda has also guest-starred on "Hawaii Five-0," "The Closer," "Burn Notice," "House," "CSI: Miami," "NYPD Blue," "Las Vegas" and "Law & Order," among many others.
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Jim Basnight is a journalist who published a Husky hoops subscriber only blog at www.huskydigest.com and has worked for Rivals/Yahoo and 710-ESPN Radio Seattle. With a decidedly NW focus, Jim covers everything from the newest potential star on the play grounds and gyms in this rainy region to the greats of yester year. This week Jim welcomes Garfield High School (Seattle WA) head coach Ed Haskins.