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Are you an ardent reader or member of a group that reads new authors as well as the classics? Meet here to get the skinny on books, authors, contests, and more. Authors can contact you directly and share excerpts and info. concerning their titles.

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Black Author Showcase will be conducting book giveaways, interviews, and contests in 2008. Make sure your favorite book clubs are members of this network to be eligible.

Book Club members: Please upload a photo or jpeg of your book club logo for inclusion in the Flash object that will be available for posting on other sites.

And don't forget to list your club's reading list and/or reviews, and what you are reading now in this group forum. These pages are for you.

Discussion Forum

Financial Literacy & Ownership

Started by Dameon V. Russell Dec 29, 2015.

Swap Reviews

Started by Malarie Mitchell Apr 12, 2014.

Betrayed by blood.

Started by Janie De Coster Jun 22, 2013.

Book Giveaways

Started by Francis Ray Jan 27, 2012.

Blog Hop Book Tour

Started by melissa love Jan 8, 2012.

Love Is Blind ~ Book Tour

Started by melissa love Jan 1, 2012.

Should White Writers Tell Black Stories? 2 Replies

Started by Eric at BooksofSoul.com. Last reply by Kim Wilson Aug 27, 2012.

Secret Affair!

Started by melissa love Oct 17, 2011.

Christian Writer's Literary Festival - December 10, 2011 (Baltimore, MD) 1 Reply

Started by Lynn Pinder. Last reply by Eric at BooksofSoul.com Oct 16, 2011.

Book Club and Book Review 5 Replies

Started by melissa love. Last reply by T.J. Chester Sep 25, 2011.

A Quiet Storm on Kindle for $2.99

Started by Bernice McWilliams Feb 14, 2011.

Bestsellers at Books of Soul 3 Replies

Started by Eric at BooksofSoul.com. Last reply by Eric at BooksofSoul.com Oct 16, 2011.

1st Annual Atlanta Black Book Expo 2 Replies

Started by Richard Charlton Pharris Jones. Last reply by Richard Charlton Pharris Jones Sep 23, 2010.

Literary Page Turner Book Club 3 Replies

Started by Dominique. Last reply by Dominique May 20, 2010.

Do You Want Your Book Club to Be Featured? 4 Replies

Started by Zhana. Last reply by Nicole Chandler-Fox Jul 16, 2010.

Intimate Conversation with author Tash Hawthorne

Started by EDC1Creations Mar 17, 2010.

Intimate Conversation with author Mike Sanders

Started by EDC1Creations Mar 17, 2010.

Intimate Conversation with author Missy Jackson

Started by EDC1Creations Mar 17, 2010.

The Ultimate Sacrifice by Anthony Fields

Started by EDC1Creations Mar 17, 2010.

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Comment by Lynn Pinder on December 11, 2015 at 11:10pm

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Comment by Lynn Pinder on October 29, 2013 at 4:34pm

FREE ADMISSION! Visit www.christianwritersliteraryfestival.blogspot.com to view a complete list of scheduled panel discussions and workshops. Plan to bring the entire family to enjoy a day of Christian books and fellowship!

Comment by Lynn Pinder on August 8, 2013 at 2:34pm

Comment by Janie De Coster on June 22, 2013 at 10:50am

Come join author Janie De Coster at Books A Million at the Sumter Mall in Sumter S.C  located on Broad street on Saturday July 13 at 2 pm. Bring your novels and have them signed. She would love to meet her readers. See you there!

Comment by Shadrick Thompson on June 21, 2013 at 8:53pm
Comment by Lynn Pinder on April 4, 2013 at 9:57am

The 2013 Holy Spirit-Filled & Powerful Witnesses of Christ: Christi... is making three Tour stops in Harlem, NY (2013 Harlem Book Fair), Timonium, MD (4th Annual African American Author's Expo), and Baltimore, MD (2013 Christian Writer's Literary Festival). Please visit www.2013caot.blogspot.com and click on the "Tour Schedule" tab to get more details regarding CAOT's 2013 Tour schedule.

We are seeking male and female Christian authors (fiction and nonfiction) who are on FIRE for God and committed to using writing as a tool for Christian ministry to share their book ministries with CAOT on the 2013 Tour. Please visit www.2013caot.blogspot.com and click on the "JOIN CAOT" tab for more details regarding submission information and vending fees.

If you want an idea of what you can expect at a vending event with CAOT, please consider purchasing a 3-Disc Audio CD of the panel discussions/workshops from the 2012 Christian Writer's Literary Festival. Please visit www.christianwritersliteraryfestival.blogspot.com to purchase a $15 3-Disc Audio set.

If you are an angel investor/kingdom giver looking for a worthy project to seed in 2013, consider becoming a corporate sponsor for CAOT in 2013. Please visit www.christianauthorsontour.com and click on the the "Corporate Sponsorship" tab for more details.

Perhaps you have a service, product, business and/or ministry that would be of interest to Christian authors and/or Christian book lovers, consider purchasing a marketing packet with CAOT that would allow your product, service, business and/or ministry to go on Tour with CAOT! Please visit www.christianauthorsontour.com and click on the "Corporate Sponsorship" tab for more details about other marketing opportunities that are available to you.

Remember, you can always listen for FREE to the Christian Authors on Tour (CAOT) Blog Talk Radio Show (www.blogtalk...) LIVE on Fridays at 2 p.m. (EST). Don't worry if you can't listen LIVE, you can download hundreds of FREE On-Demand podcasts to listen at your own convenience to inspirational interviews with Christian authors (fiction and nonfiction)!

Thank you in advance for your continued support, and please continue to pray for CAOT!

God Bless,
Lynn Pinder
Chief Visionary Officer
Christian Authors on Tour (CAOT)
www.christianauthorsontour.com

Comment by SJ Blenman on January 21, 2013 at 10:53am

Good afternoon, on this snowy Monday. I was fortunate to be published by an eBook publisher Aventura last year August. However one review said there were grammatical errors.  Can anyone recommend a good 'reasonably priced' editor? as I do not want the same mistakes in my second novel? 

Thanks and look forward to any suggestions.

Susan

Comment by Lynn Pinder on September 12, 2012 at 8:24am

Comment by Kim Wilson on August 27, 2012 at 11:24am

The Spices In Life by Kimberly Wilson

We add flavor our foods, our homes, our wardrobes and most of us add a little flavor to our lives. Meet Christine Veronica Webbster whose life is flavored with emotional, financial and social spices that fires flavor into her every waking moment.

From the day of her platinum-spoon birth into the household of the super-wealthy Webbsters, her emotional stability went on a downward spiral in to never, never land. Along the way she knowingly makes a life-long nemesis of Angelia McCarthy, acquires two Master Degrees and two multimillion dollar businesses, all the way to giving away her fortune and meeting the Grim Reaper face to face; delicious.

The Spices In Life has all the flavors in the mix.

My first novel can be ordered: http://www.amazon.com/dp/ B007F22K6I and it’s .99.

Thank you for your literary support. Please Facebook this to your family friends and every social circle you have; again, I’d greatly appreciate it.

 

BOLD STATEMENTS

Why are so many people needing to be un-acceptable. Why do they reach out to me in such a forceful manner. Do I appear to relinquish my RIGHTS as an achiever in any given effort. Read me my MEMORIES and the answer will reach out and touch someone; any one. The remedies that reside within my mind are consequences that may render one USELESS in their efforts. Recycle mandatory affections and reside amongst the COMPETITION that may master anger’s rejects. What we fail to sometimes realize is that we make MISTAKES but we are not to be held accountable for the such. RECAPTURE every demeanor that may fight to survive and within that circle, may become beknownst to you. When a TIGER cries and that they do, we can’t hear it as well as when a TREE falls and yes, it does make a SOUND. Feel me when you can’t and even when you won’t because everything I ATTEMPT to become only remembers that which may bring about my DEEPEST fear. ROARING is a call of the wild. Screaming comes from inside the closet and the mercy never rest. FAILURE can never be accounted for if the attempts are MEASURED. Record the evidence and scream it from within. Never allow FORCES to be with you; there is a heaven and the only way to know that, is to FORGIVE. Forgive when you can’t or simply when you don’t want to. Escape and FREE your…..

Knowing their mind allows the PLEASURE to revolve around what I resolute; and the REWARD will be all mine, no yours too.

Support that which is MANDATORY. I don’t think so far that which we accept is only as far as the eye can see and to only see can bring about UNBELIEF. Boldness is a fortified ELEMENT that will extinguish an enormous, burning DESIRE; there is another understanding which must be LEANED on.

Kim Wilson

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http://www.kimkologne@synthasite.com

 

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