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  • 01:05

    The Star Chamber Show #39, featuring Joann Buchanan and Tiffini Johnson!

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    Welcome back for another episode of The Star Chamber Show! With Imaginarium right around the corner we've invited in a new pair of guests, Authors Joann Buchanan and Tiffini Johnson. Both ladies will be appearing all weekend, but stop on by for a preview of the main event!


    About Joann Buchanan:


    I think we are like the universes conduits, and all that energy that’s floating around is made up of various stories. We listen, we pluck the stories from the sky, every particle has a tale and every tale a price…I think as writers, we are only telling what is already there.


    I’m the mom of five children and have a wonderful husband who supports my passion for the written word. I own a small audiobook company called Empire Voices, we create theatrical audiobooks. Stop off at empirevoices.com for information.


    About Tiffini Johnson:


    Award-winning author Tiffini Johnson’s love of the written word started early: she wrote her first story at age 8. By the 4th grade, she was reading books aloud to classmates and by high school graduation, she had written over 100 books, many of which were over 2,000 handwritten pages long! Today, she is the author of 7 published books.


    Tiffini is the recipient of the prestigious Who’s Who Award and the author of the award-winning, critically acclaimed, “The Character” and “Broken.” A relational activist at heart, Tiffini writes on social issues she is passionate about, including child abuse, the Holocaust and teen suicide. She travels all over the United States, speaking as a RAINN survivor. Her poetry has been prominently featured in multiple anthologies and two of her books are required reading in high schools and college psychology courses.

  • 01:00

    The Star Chamber Show #54, featuring Tim Waggoner!

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    Tim Waggoner enters the Star Chamber this Wednesday at 9pm EST!  A renowned author in the dark fantasy/horror world, with over 30 novels to his credit, Tim is also an exceptional creative writing instructor.  Tim has also written for the realms of episodic television.  This show promises to be one of our best, featuring a truly incredible writer!  Be sure to tune in with co-hosts Selah Janel and Alexander S. Brown this Wednesday for the show!    Live chat room will be open! 


    About the author: Tim Waggoner has published more than thirty novels and three story collections of horror and dark fantasy. His most recent novels are Dream Stalkers and Eat the Night. In addition to original novels, he’s written officially licensed tie-in fiction based on the TV showsSupernatural, Grimm, and the X-Files, and he co-wrote the Ghost Trackers series with Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson of the cable showGhost Hunters. He teaches creative writing at Sinclair Community College and in Seton Hill University’s MFA in Writing Popular Fiction program. Visit him on the web at www.timwaggoner.com.

  • The Star Chamber Show #53, featuring Michael Knost!

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    This Wednesday at 9pm EST, Bram Stoker Award-winning editor and author Michael Knost enters the Star Chamber!  


    This is going to be a tremendous show with one of Imaginarium 2015's spotlighted Imaginators!  From editing, to publishing, to writing, Michael Knost is one of the best you will find anywhere.  His Writers Workshop of Horror and Writers Workshop of Science Fiction and Fantasy releases are must-haves for all levels of writers.  Come and meet Michael this Wednesday, hang out in our live chat room and be introduced to a truly exceptional literary talent!


    About Michael: Michael Knost is an author, editor, and columnist of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and supernatural thrillers. He has written in various genres and helmed several anthologies. His Writers Workshop of Horror (Woodland Press) won the 2009 Bram Stoker Award® for superior achievement in nonfiction. His critically acclaimed Writers Workshop of Science Fiction & Fantasy (Seventh Star Press) came out in 2013. His debut novel, Return of the Mothman (Woodland Press), hit bookshelves earlier this year. He resides in Chapmanville, West Virginia with his wife, daughter, and a zombie goldfish. To find out more, visitwww.MichaelKnost.com. 

  • Klarque Garrison of "Survive 365"

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    Mr. 365, D. Klarque Garrison, host of the blog, Survive 365, and the blog talk radio show, Survive 365: The Conversation of Survive 365 discusses his book, How to Survive the Next 365 | Your Lifeline to a Better Life.

  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #50, featuring Jerry Benns of Charon Coin Press!

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    The Star Chamber Show reaches it's 50th episode and we couldn't be more thrilled to have the great Jerry Benns of Charon Coin Press as our featured guest for this episode.  Jerry is truly one of the good guys in the indie book biz, a rare combination of maverick, visionary, and business savviness. Be sure to check out the show Wednesday at 9pm EST to find out what happens!  Hang out in the live chat room, as we always take questions from there for our guests!


     


    About Jerry:  Jerry Benns, a native of St. Louis, Missouri, started writing when he was quite young. However, he began seriously writing in 2010 by launching his blog, TripThroughMyMind.com. Since then, he has expanded the site to include interviews with authors, book reviews, and sections to encourage building the writing community. Jerry’s deep-seeded enjoyment of reading and writing now has him embarking on the exciting journey of publishing by launching Charon Coin Press, based in High Ridge, Missouri.


    In 2014, after becoming the editor for the State of Horror anthology series, Jerry pursued the opportunity to purchase the series, and others, in order to release them under his new publishing company, Charon Coin Press. The first two books in the series were released in August, State of Horror: New Jersey and State of Horror: Illinois. Jerry brings his experience from his previous marketing/branding company, as well 15 years of experience as a networker and project manager to Charon Coin Press


    Jerry continues to write short stories, articles, and novella . He is currently working on the first novel.


     

  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show episode #45 featuring Tony Acree!

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    The Star Chamber Show returns in style on April 8th with bestselling Amazon author Tony Acree!  With a new novel, The Speaker, and a driving force behind the rising indie press Hydra Publications, Tony is a force to be reckoned with in the indie book world! 


    Come meet Tony at 9pm in The Star Chamber with our wild and crazy hosts as we spotlight Tony for a full hour.  Call-ins are welcome and be sure to participate in the live chatroom too! 


    The Star Chamber Show is back and will be better than ever! 


     


    About Tony:  Author of the bestselling Victor McCain thrillers, Tony Acree,likes putting characters in situations they think they will never survive, and find out if they're right. He lives near Louisville, Kentucky with his wife, twin daughters, two female dogs, a female cat, and says the way the goldfish looks at him, he's sure she's female, too.


    Visit Tony online at www.tonyacree.com

  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #47 featuring Maddie James!

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    We are bringing a fantastic guest into the Star Chamber this week with bestselling romance author Maddie James!  Going to be a great discussion on everything from writing to publishing with an author who has over forty novels published!  '


    Be sure to head on into the Star Chamber this coming Wednesday at 9pm EST for a great new episode! 


     


    About Maddie:  Maddie James is the bestselling author of over forty romance novels published worldwide in over six languages. Available in ebook, trade paperback and audiobook, her titles span the romance genre from contemporary, to paranormal, to romantic suspense. Her books have landed on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo top-selling lists, and she has been listed as a Top 100 Most Popular Contemporary Romance Author at Amazon. Writing as Bella Masters, she writes erotic romance/erotic fiction. In her spare time, she is the CEO/Publisher of a small romance publishing house called Turquoise Morning Press.



    Maddie is a member of Romance Writers of America (RWA) and its Published Author Network (PAN), Louisville Romance Writers (LRWA), Music City Romance Writers (MCRW), Novelists, Inc. (NINC), and Kentuckiana Authors.


    Visit Maddie's official site at www.maddiejames.com 

  • 00:57

    The Star Chamber Show #46 featuring Amy McCorkle!!

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    This Wednesday at 9pm EST. we welcome bestselling and award-winning author and filmmaker Amy McCorkle into the Star Chamber!  It's going to be a great night visiting with one of Louisville's rising talents in the literary and moviemaking worlds!  We will be talking books, conventions, documentaries and much more, including her amazing Letters to Daniel project that is now becoming the foundation of a live theater event! 


    So join us Wednesday for our latest adventure in the Star Chamber! 


    About Amy: Kate Lynd/Amy McCorkle and is 3 time Amazon bestselling, award winning author, screenwriter, and blogger. 2nd place finisher in the 2011 Preditors & Editors Reader’s Choice Poll for Best Romance Short Story for No Ordinary Love. She was a 2012 Top Ten Finisher Preditors & Editors for both GLADIATOR and Another Way to Die. Winner of the 2013 Fright Night Film Festival for Best Sci-Fi Screenplay Bounty Hunter. She also writes as Amy McCorkle. Her books include Another Way to Die, a 2012 Moondance International Film Festival Semi-Finalist, 2013 Moondance International Film Festival Semi-Finalist, Gemini’s War, GLADIATOR , Bounty Hunter, Set Fire to the Rain, ORACLE(the sequel to GLADIATOR), and her memoir, Letters to Daniel.


    You can connect with Amy online at: 


    http://amylmccorklekentuckyauthor.webs.com


    http://creative-chatter.blogspot.com


    http://letters-todaniel.blogspot.com


    http://twitter.com/kate_lynd


    https://www.facebook.com/amy.l.mccorkle


    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Amy-McCorkle/173811662670780

  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show Episode #7! Featuring Charles Day and Andy Haught!

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    In the 7th episode of The Star Chamber Show we have a pair of fantastic guests for all of you. 


    We will be featuring the multitalented Charles Day, who has been making big waves with Evil Jester Press and Evil Jester Comics.  An author, illustrator, publisher, and even an editor ((co-edited the anthology TALES OF TERROR & MAYHEM FROM DEEP WITHIN THE BOX), Charles is one of the busiest individuals in the indie publishing world. 


    Charles is also the Horror Writer Association's Mentor Program Chairperson, Co-Chair for the NY/LI Chapter, and a member of the HWA Library committee. 


    A Bram Stoker Award® nominated author for THE LEGEND OF THE PUMPKIN THIEF, other works of Charles include DEEP WITHIN (Alter Press) and the first book in his Adventures of Kyle McGerrt trilogy, a YA western heroic fantasy, THE HUNT FOR THE GHOULISH BARTENDER (Blood Bound Books.)


    We will also be unveiling a new show segment in Episode #7 that will feature musicians who have a love for genre fiction and films.  We will go ahead and let you know that our first musician featured will be Andy Haught, the frontman for the hard rock/heavy metal band ZeroKing!  


    If you have been listening to the show, you have been hearing them as the guys kindly allowed us to use the song "Showtime" for our lead-in intro music!  You can sample ZeroKing at http://www.reverbnation.com/zeroking


    Andy will be talking about his love of genre books/movies, as well as letting us know what is happening in the world of ZeroKing!  It is going to be a lot of fun!


    So get ready, Episode #7 is just ahead! 


     


    Photo Credit Note:  The individual image of Andy Haught featured in the slide show is used courtesy of Rob Stewart Photography. 


    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rob-Stewart-Photography/344137819006092

  • 01:01

    The Star Chamber Show #55, Imaginarium 2015 Preview Show!

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    Co-hosts Michael West and Stephen Zimmer will guide you on a preview of Imaginarium 2015, set to take place this September 11-13 in Louisville Kentucky at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.  Tune in Wednesday night at 9pm EST to learn about the events, programming and other activities that will be a part of Imaginarium 2015, a convention about creative writing! 


    For further information on Imaginarium 2015 and attending, you can visit the official site at www.entertheimaginarium.com 


     

  • 00:59

    The Star Chamber Show #49, Featuring L. Andrew Cooper!

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    One of our favorite guests returns to the Star Chamber on Wednesday night at 9pm EST when L. Andrew Cooper visits!  Author, scholar, and movie guru, L. Andrew Cooper is a fascinating guest that you do not want to miss!


    About L. Andrew Cooper: L. Andrew Cooper scribbles horror: novels Burning the Middle Ground and Descending Lines as well as the 2014 anthology of experimental shorts Leaping at Thorns. He also co-edited and contributed to the anthologies Imagination Reimagined (2014) and the newly-released Reel Dark: Twisted Fantasies Projected on the Flickering Page (2015). His most recent book about film, Dario Argento (2012), examines the maestro’s movies from the 70s to the present. Cooper’s other works on horror include his non-fiction study Gothic Realities (2010), a co-edited textbook, Monsters (2012), and recent essays that discuss 2012’s Cabin in the Woods (2014) and 2010’s A Serbian Film (in press, 2015?). His B.A. is from Harvard, Ph.D. from Princeton. Louisville locals might recognize him from his year-long stint as WDRB-TV’s “movie guy.” 


    Find him at amazon.com/author/landrewcooper


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