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October 2009 Blog Posts (78)

Happy Halloween from Author Ananda Leeke & news about the launch of her 11/1 online book party launch





Happy Halloween!



If you are seeking a treat, join me on November 1 for the launch of my online book party that celebrates my new book, That Which Awakens Me: A Creative Woman’s Poetic Memoir of Self-Discovery. See the book cover below. Please leave a comment about the book cover in the comment section.









The first online book party event is an author chat that will be held on… Continue

Added by Ananda Kiamsha Madelyn Leeke on October 31, 2009 at 10:31pm — No Comments

5 Minutes, 5 Questions With... Deondriea Cantrice, author of Rhythm Can't Keep Time



With arguably the most classy book cover in African American Literature in 2009, Deondriea Cantrice's Rhythm Can't Keep Time is more that a love story. Cantrice scripted a harsh, but realistic life-lesson that many people take too long to learn. Is love really love when you have to totally compromise?



Who's next in the "5…
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Added by Joey Pinkney on October 30, 2009 at 9:42pm — No Comments

5 Minutes, 5 Questions With... Oneal Walters, author of The Age Begins





Oneal Walters' The Age Begin is a fascinating collection of poetry that is more introspective social commentary that artistic drivel. This collection of poetry deals with the reality of shaky relationships and the struggle to maintain artistic integrity while proving profitability in the… Continue

Added by Joey Pinkney on October 29, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

All aboard for THE KIDS AT LATIMAR HIGH BOOK TOUR!

All aboard for THE KIDS AT LATIMAR HIGH BOOK TOUR! Second stop: THE TEEN… Continue

Added by Debbie Copeland on October 28, 2009 at 3:51pm — No Comments

BEFORE WE LEAVE THE PAST BEHIND, RAISE YOUR RIGHT HAND AND REPEAT AFTER ME.

Midnight November 24th, 2009 black America will enter an era of prosperity, wealth and economic growth. If it were not true I would not say it.



Before we leave the past behind raise your right hand and repeat after me.



We the willing led by the unknown are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much for so long with so little that we are qualified to do anything with nothing.



God speed to us all. I will see you on the other side… Continue

Added by Enoch Mubarak on October 28, 2009 at 2:29pm — 2 Comments

intent

to organize my poetry into a book. I wil be ready in 45 days.

Added by lawrence dixon on October 28, 2009 at 11:54am — No Comments

L.R. continued

today I'll be leaving for sweden goodby paris'
tomorrow ride a plane and meet you in L.A.
if you wonder how was my vacation
its simply so sad without you what more can I say
seeing you my darling will be my holiday
Lover's Rendevous
by Lawrence Dixon

Added by lawrence dixon on October 28, 2009 at 11:48am — No Comments

L.R. continued

my blue and white tearstained pillow i left in hong cong
the poka dot pajamas you bought me in spain
your sunday kisses in china town
and lonely lonely music has me turning round
Lovers Rendevous

Added by lawrence dixon on October 28, 2009 at 11:42am — No Comments

Lovers Rendevous

Dearly beloved of mine, i hope you realize
when my love for you is down on me
its like thunder lightning rolling stones from a mountaintop bringing rainfall on my midsummmer nights dream and its too sad here in Paris.

by,
Larry Dixon

Added by lawrence dixon on October 28, 2009 at 11:32am — No Comments

Pillow Talk Episode 10

Tonight on Pillow-Talk..."Oh...You Sorry alright!!"- How many times will you make or accept the SAME mistake? SPEAK OUT!!!
Pillow-Talk
Date / Time: 10/28/2009 9:00 PM

Category: Romance

Call-in Number: (347) 996-3049

Added by Tahanee on October 28, 2009 at 11:09am — No Comments

Gringolandia Teen YA Book Tour begins October 29

Gringolandia Teen YA Book Tour begins October 29



October 29, 2009 is the beginning of the Teen YA Book Tours. What makes this book tour exceptional is that each blog this author will visit is run by a teenager. Fabulous teens doing fantastic things with books, reading, and reviewing. Each teen has their unique view on the world of books and invite everyone on this tour and to their blog to learn that Teens are hot on what makes good reading fun.



Thank you to each and every… Continue

Added by Jo Ann Hernandez on October 28, 2009 at 1:30am — No Comments

Undiscovered Talent: A Writer to Watch

Undiscovered Talent: A Writer to Watch



Canadian writer, Russell Brooks has created an innovative way to build a fan base for his action thriller novel, Pandora's Succession. He hired an actor to read serialized excerpts of his novel and even had the recording scored by a professional composer. The result? A compelling story worthy of editors' and literary agent's attention.…





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Added by Russell Brooks on October 27, 2009 at 6:14am — No Comments

My first radio interview to discuss my upcoming action/thriller, Pandora's Succession

I was the featured guest on The Artist Lounge Radio Show to promote my upcoming action/thriller, Pandora's Succession. Here I chat with Jill Delbridge and answer various questions about myself and my novel from callers.

Added by Russell Brooks on October 26, 2009 at 9:38pm — No Comments

Ingredients for Prayer Blog Tour

I invite you to stop by All the Buzz and meet Christian author Eric Lambert, Jr., author of the new book, Ingredients for Prayer.

Check it out! - http://allthebuzzreviews.com/?p=1602

Have a great day,

Renee Williams
All the Buzz

Added by Renee Williams on October 26, 2009 at 11:56am — No Comments

5 Minutes, 5 Questions With... KL Brady, author of The Bum Magnet



When KL Brady set out to create the story that became The Bum Magnet, she was a novice author. Her learning curve was not as steep as it is for many authors because she incorporated criticism instead of running away from it and got a great editor.



The Bum Magnet will prove to make you laught, make you cry, but most importantly look at yourself when it comes… Continue

Added by Joey Pinkney on October 25, 2009 at 7:09pm — No Comments

Things I've Noticed

Things I’ve Noticed



Everyone who follows BronzeWord Latino Authors posts and links from @LatinoBookNews knows that I love doing research. Usually I go to a blog and look for their email address and their Twitter name so I can contact the owner and invite them to participate in what I’m doing. Or if I am twittering their article, I want to use their Twitter name so they know that their post had value.



Because of my constant searching, I have seen a few things that work well… Continue

Added by Jo Ann Hernandez on October 25, 2009 at 1:37pm — No Comments

7 deadly sins

Sin where it all began

In a perfect paradise

Acouple paid the ultimate price

Trading a piece of fruit for a lie

There insatiable appetite

Showed there Gluttonoues ways

As a greedy heart they displayed

All because of one angels envy

Turned himself into god's enemy

No longer could he be trusted

For after Jehovah's power he lusted

Became puffed up with pride

Now known as the father of the lie

But pride comes before the fall

So… Continue

Added by Autumn Cherie on October 25, 2009 at 3:15am — No Comments

book release.docROARING LION PUBLISHING’S IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOVING YOU A Collection of Love Poems & Love Lyrics by Baba Olutunde Olufemi Myspace.com/cosmicgriot & Myspace.com/griotthetraditionali…

book release.docROARING LION PUBLISHING’S



IMMEDIATE RELEASE



LOVING YOU



A Collection of Love Poems & Love Lyrics

by Baba Olutunde Olufemi



Myspace.com/cosmicgriot & Myspace.com/griotthetraditionalist



Olutunde Olufemi celebrates another wonderful collection

of poetry… Continue

Added by Baba Olutunde on October 24, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Get Your Holiday Shopping On!

Looking for gifts that reflect you culturally?



We have loads of great gift ideas for all the family:



• African American books for young children, older children, biographies and more

• Music – CDs, DVDs and mp3 downloads

• Toys, games and activities

• Electronics

• Game consoles

• Michael Jackson music



As well as articles, ideas for free online family fun, and lots more.



Looking for Kwanzaa crafts you can make?



How… Continue

Added by Zhana on October 24, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

Cancer Survivor Shares Awe Inspiring Testimony

If you recognize the name, Frank Robinson, you are not alone: but, this article is not about the only African American baseball player to manage a team, be named Manager of the Year and win the Most Valuable Player award in both the American and National Baseball Leagues (though he was amazing!).



Author, Frank Robinson, Jr. is an ordained Deacon with over twenty years of service to his church in Des Moines,… Continue

Added by Shenica Graham on October 24, 2009 at 12:30am — No Comments

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