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WE WERE ALL BEAUTIFUL ONCE

'WE WERE ALL BEAUTIFUL ONCE"

We were all beautiful once. The feeling was so beautiful. It was a warm and wonderful knowing that friends were family. The truth was not improvised around false structures and being cool was not a matter of color. The fact that "I" do not act like my people was not in the equation of life. Have we all believed the lie, that color made us better than one another; if you are black get back, if you are…

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Added by Rufus C on February 28, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Tony`s World:Hype

If a word can be defined by a two week period of time, hype fits perfectly. For example, the NFL`s championship game, better known as the Super Bowl. You got all kinds of parties going on, the big halftime show, world-wide media, and of course, the Super Bowl Sunday commericial flood, where advertisers are often at their most inventive. But when I was much younger, I remember getting caught up in the old-school game highlights of previous Super Bowls. I got off on the slow-motion… Continue

Added by tony gamblin on February 28, 2010 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Poetry Week moved to April!

We are inviting poets to join us all of April to celebrate Poetry Month. I have moved our Poetry Week for the POV Lounge to April. If you are interested in celebrating Poetry Month with us, find out how you can get your writing showcased on our website and spotlight on the POV Lounge. All Poets are welcome!!!

http://fromawriterspovevents.webs.com/poetryweek.htm

Start submitting your poetry…

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Added by Dominique on February 28, 2010 at 3:25pm — No Comments

JoeyPinkney.com's 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With... Kendra Norman-Bellamy, author of Fifteen Years

A veritable veteran of the literary industry, Kendra Norman-Bellamy is well-known inside and outside of books. Her latest novel, Fifteen Years, will endear her to the huge fan base from previous titles. Fifteen Years will gain new readers through its dealings with kidnap and the journey back to the family never known.



Who's next in the "5 Minutes, 5 Questions With..." series?

Kendra Norman-Bellamy, author of Fifteen Years…



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Added by Joey Pinkney on February 27, 2010 at 9:15pm — No Comments

JoeyPinkney.com's 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With... Pauline Evans, author of Winter's Kisses

Pauline R. Evans explores the depths of a marriage torn apart by affairs and mended by the Grace of God. With her debut novel, Winter's Kisses, she takes readers through a love unraveled.



Writing purely from the heart, Winter's Kisses is less about destructive lust and more about constructive love between husband and wife.



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Pauline R. Evans, author of Winter's Kisses…



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Added by Joey Pinkney on February 27, 2010 at 9:15pm — No Comments

New Reads -- MyAfricandiaspora.com Short Story Contest Winners

Read the newest short story winners on http://www.myafricandiaspora.com/ . Several BAS members are represented.

Added by Diane on February 27, 2010 at 11:07am — No Comments

A Conversation with Authoress T. Nicole

A Conversation with T. Nicole

Interviewed by Business Support by Mittie

February 26th 2010









Q: So first of all T. Nicole, I would like to say thank you for doing this interview with your scheduling being as hectic as it is with the release of the new book, "My Own Terms II: Never Settle. Tell us about the book, and what inspired you to write the sequel to "My Own Terms" so quickly?



A: My Own Terms 2: Never Settle picks up where My…

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Added by Business Support by Mittie on February 26, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

LAST CHANCE!



LAST CALL FOR phati'tude Literary Magazine. Check out: http://phatitude.org to find out about our guidelines, and while you're there, fill out our survey and you could win a $100 gift certificate from Amazon.com. The deadline for submissions and the survey is MARCH 1, 2009.…



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Added by Gabrielle David on February 25, 2010 at 7:02pm — No Comments

Pre order your own copy of Revelations today!

Check out and pre-order my New poetry book called Revelations-The Untold Truth at www.anetralhall.com and www.revelations-theuntoldtruth.com. It will take you on a rollercoaster ride that you have never been on before. It's sultry and exciting and is an excellent book that everyone can relate to on every level. Don't miss out and pre-order your own copy today. Revelations will be in major book…

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Added by A. Hall on February 25, 2010 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Apple's iPad and Your Books

Authors: If you have not read this CNN article, you must!


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Added by Gene Cartwright on February 24, 2010 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Apple's iPad and Your Books

Authors: If you have not read this CNN article, you must!


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Added by Gene Cartwright on February 24, 2010 at 6:13pm — No Comments

Freeport, New York - 8th Annual Harlem Book Fair on Long Island Saturday, September 18, 2010

Freeport, New York - 8th Annual Harlem Book Fair on Long Island Saturday, September 18, 2010…

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Added by P Andrews on February 23, 2010 at 9:45pm — No Comments

Who Really Dresses Like This?

I had this wacky video of yours truly on my website, but people weren't getting it -- that I was doing this tongue in cheek. Even some people that knew me were taking this seriously. I was dressed half corporate, half thugged out -- looking crazy as hell. Who really dresses like this? I had to add two more videos so people could see and feel the real me. Check it out when you get the chance.… Continue

Added by Griot 2008 on February 23, 2010 at 7:50pm — No Comments

The Piling it on Theory--Why Kanye and not John Mayer??

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Added by Corey Washington on February 23, 2010 at 1:06am — No Comments

A Voyage Through The Mind

I have had the honor and blessing of purchasing my second book titled, " A Voyage Through The Mind".

This book, I was able to self publish. Please visit my website www.poeticstylz.webs.com for more details and to place a order please e-mail me at poeticstylzorders@ymail.com. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Thanking you in advance,

Tracy Ross--Poeticstylz

Added by Poeticstylz on February 21, 2010 at 10:01pm — No Comments

New York Journal of Books reviews books at no cost and seeks reviewers

The New York Journal of Books continues to add reviewers. We aim to become the premier source – bar none – for professional, highly respected book reviews, with a large panel of credentialed reviewers critiquing more books than any existing book review. We are steadily adding qualified reviewers and will continue to do this on an ongoing basis. PLEASE REPLY ONLY BY EMAIL TO: nyjb@live.com.



There is currently no purely on-line review whose reviewers are as credentialed as the… Continue

Added by Ted Sturtz on February 20, 2010 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Advertise with us. Prices as low as $5

Advertise with From A Writer's POV. Our prices are as low as $5. We are placing ads in our newsletter that our subscribers will see when we send out our newsletter.

We are taking submissions right now for our newsletter to go out on monday. Do you have something to advertise?

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Added by Dominique on February 19, 2010 at 11:47pm — No Comments

Tony`s World:Saving the patient

In emergency room surgery,there is an important phase called "The Golden Hour". It means basically that doctors have to save or at least stabilize the patient within that hour for the person to have the best chance to live. Our patient,today, is Black History Month. Let`s equip ourselves to save it. As a coach, and a substitute teacher, I am blessed with the opportunity to positively influence young people on a regular basis. Well, recently, I was asked by a fellow teacher to… Continue

Added by tony gamblin on February 19, 2010 at 1:19pm — 1 Comment

JoeyPinkney.com's 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With... KR Bankston, author of A Deadly Encounter

As an author, KR Bankston created a character for the world to love to hate. Dezi is the crown jewel of her novel A Deadly Encounter, and Bankston is on a mission to get the world to know about him.



Who's next in the "5 Minutes, 5 Questions With..." series?

KR Bankston, author of A Deadly Encounter







Ms. Bankston… Continue

Added by Joey Pinkney on February 17, 2010 at 12:26pm — No Comments

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