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
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?
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 —
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
by Lawrence Dixon
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.
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.
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.…
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.
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 —
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
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
Added by Autumn Cherie on October 25, 2009 at 3:15am —
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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!).
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