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  • 00:31

    Close Up Radio Spotlights Author, Entrepreneur, and Church Leader Darran Crager

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    Nampa, ID - Happily married for 37 years (with bumps along the way), author and spiritual coach Darran L. Crager and his wife Shelly, are working together to teach couples and individuals how to grow a joyful and content marriage that is full of hope.
    As an avid storyteller and reader, Darran has always had visions of storylines. About seven years ago, he started putting pen to paper, and soon had a manuscript that a publisher accepted almost immediately. Guarding the Past has helped changed reader lives, “by opening their eyes to lost truths in the world and through spiritual growth.”
    Since then, Darran has written six books, publishing five in four years (his next book, Hiding in the Cloud is scheduled to be released in September, 2024).
    In Battle in the Bedroom, Darran explains the four stages of intimacy and marriage. Is Your Life Out of Order? offers practical tips and strategies to restore balance and take charge of your life. His action/thrillers fiction books with Christian themes include In a Warrior’s Quiver, Guarding the Past, and Journey of the Hidden.
    According to Darran and Shelly, the biggest challenges facing marriages are communication, sex, and money. Sex in marriage is one of the biggest reasons for fights and divorce.
    What lies ahead? Darran working on several more thrilling fiction books. He and Shelly are planning a book together focusing on parenting, and they will continue holding marriage and parenting seminars through churches and private/Christian schools.
    For more information about Darran or Shelly Crager, please visit https://www.dlcrager.com

  • 03:42

    Poetry, Poets, Reading, Writing, Writers, Writer's, Workshop, Prompts, Inspirati

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    The SPEAKEASY CAFE ~ONLINE!~ OPEN MIC POETRY RADIO SHOW
    INSPIRE AND BE INSPIRED!
    Show time: 5:00pm West coast - 8:00pm East coast
    REMEMBER TO CALL IN EARLY!!
    The call in number is 646-595-3965
    Info: You do not have to be logged in to listen to the show, but you do to join in the Poet's chat-room.  It's a good way to network with other writers and they have such fun!  You can read one to two pieces, just keep it around the 5-minute mark!  Remember we have a Mature rating, meaning anything goes with the exception of explicit sexual content.
    Love from the SpeakEasy Family...
    Nyla Alisia, Christopher M Ryan, Debbie Philly, Michael Quigg, Jason Tucker
     

  • 02:02

    Fillmyeyes and Company with Poetry...

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    The Idea behind Fillmyeyes with Poetry is to allow our listeners a chance to call in and chat with us a while or read a write or two or even just tell us a joke... light hearted, fun opportunity to enjoy one another...It's about strengthening our poetic community...Making Friends one poem at a time... Late Night... Another late night and my thoughts wander... drawing from my memories, strong emotions, needing to be expressed. My pen almost burning in my hand as I hold it firmly, trying to begin. My thoughts jumbled together, the only common thread is the emotion. Suddenly, my pen glides on paper, sentences appear, first one then another. Verse after verse, each yearning to be heard and understood. Seeking refuge in the quiet of the late night. These confessions calm my soul. Jean The Curtain Opens ... The Stage is lit...C'mon ... Step Up... Grab Up The Mic and Say Something!! Poetry, Fillmyeyes, Late Night Poets, Allpoetry.com, Fun, Humor, Friends, Community, Listener Interaction, IntimidusRex,  (edited)
    https://allpoetry.com/IntimidusRex https://allpoetry.com/Fillmyeyes

  • 01:02

    What's Up with the Rick Cahill Crime Novel Series?

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    Mystery suspense and crime thrillers are spotlighted at Off The Shelf #Books this Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 11am/EST (New York City time)! If you love a mystery suspense or crime thriller that keeps you turning the pages of a novel, don't miss this #podcast! Author Matt Coyle, creator of the Rick Cahill crime novel series, is featured. Saturday, Matt and Off The Shelf Books host, Denise Turney, sit down and discuss the inner workings of Matt's mystery fiction, books such as Yesterday’s Echo, Night Tremors, and Dark Fissures. 
    Tune in to the show and find out what inspires Matt's writings. Don't be surprised if Matt and Denise Turney share book marketing tips during the show. See if you don't start to feel more deeply connected to the characters that take center stage in the Rick Cahill crime series. Who knows? There's a chance that you could get your questions answered LIVE on air. 
    Catch the show LIVE on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 11am/EST (New York City time)! Tell your friends, neighbors, colleagues, and book lovers everywhere to tune in!
    Listener dial-in number: (347) 994-3490
    ABOUT MATT COYLE: Matt spent 30 years in sports sales, including national sales for a sports licensing firm. During that time, Matt also managed a restaurant. Today he is the author of the Rick Cahill crime novel series. Over the years, Matt’s writing has earned several awards, including the Foreword Bronze INDIE in the Thriller, Anthony Award for Best First Novel, the San Diego Book Award for Best Mystery, the Ben Franklin Award for Best New Voice in Fiction and the Suspense and the Shamus Award. Additionally, Matt’s writings have earned finalist status for the Macavity and Lefty awards and the Derringer and Macavity Award.
    Listener dial-in number: (347) 994-3490

  • 00:21

    A Conversation with Addison Lynn: Reading & Why I Love It -- Write Stuff -- 4/22

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    Join me for a great episode as we delve into the world of literature through the eyes of a young reader, Addison Lynn. Addison's passion for reading knows no bounds. In this special episode, Addison takes us on a journey through her favorite books, sharing the stories that have captured her imagination and ignited her love for storytelling.
    Did you know that despite the joys of reading, many children in the US struggle with literacy? According to recent statistics, 61% of low-income families have no books at all in their homes for their children. However, Addison's love of reading is sure to offer a beacon of hope to encourage kids and their parents to get involved in reading..
    From J. K. Rowling to Rick Riordan  and more Addison shares the joy of reading with me today, Monday, April 22nd at 7 pm Eastern time. You can listen in by dialing 646-668-8485. Follow and subscribe to our YouTube channel at PJCMedia, or, click on the link here: http://tobtr.com/12333443.

  • 02:42

    epiphany radio universe presents FLYSPEAK OPEN MIC: Birthday 4 Jav Rux

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    Flyspeak Open Mic : Birthday Celebration for Jav Rux aka King Drip On Epiphany Radio Universe May 7th 9pm  319-527-6300 press #1 to Be Heard and to Take part In a Limited Open Mic Featuring. The Return of King Eric “Crow” Draven,a Gang of  Philly’s Finest  Like The Beautiful and Sensual Poetic Serenity, The Very Dope Just Ace and The Incredible Sincerely L   Along with  Egnimatic and Erotic Spoken Word Artist Shadiea De’Vine Wilson and Of Course Epiphany Radio, The Honey Dripper Poetry Collective  and Sunrise Scribe … A Poetic Birthday Celebration of Incredibly Dope Poets and Poetry!   For  Birthday Blessings $javrux

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  • 01:49

    Wanda's Picks Motherline Series

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    We are hosting a series of conversations with women about their motherlines. We began in March this year and continue through March 2025. In these conversations over the next year, we will speak to Black women about their motherlines. Our guest today is Makeda Esi Ohemaa aka Sandra Hooper Mayfield. She is the youngest daughter of Ruby Mae, granddaughter of Evie, great-grandaughter of Hester, and great-great-granddaughter of Mary Magdalen. Ruby Mae passed away when she was 36 years old Makeda was 9.  Makeda fell in Love with words when her first-grade teacher read a poem. She is grateful to report, that she is still in Love.  Makeda is a retired mental/behavioral health counselor. At 50 years Makeda returned to academia and earned a BA in business management. Makeda is the former Editor of the South County Post Newspaper, Curator of Sugar Water (An artist support group for girls and women), and the "Third Saturday Open Mic."   Makeda's work is published in three anthologies with the West Oakland Seniors. She is also published in the West Oakland to West Africa anthology. Makeda is a community activist who serves and promotes change through art and literacy in carceral institutions. She is a 7-year cancer survivor whose diagnosis set her free. . . .  We open with Mary Mary's "Shackles," and close with Tracey Chapman's "Stand by Me."

  • 02:00

    Discovering "Me" Through Poetry

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    Late Night Poets and Purely Poetic Pens are Pleased To Present ..."Discovering "Me" Through Poetry".  Come join Naomi Sara and Company as We delve into magical, mythical and mystical realms embracing our inner magic and letting our poetic muse shine through.  

  • 01:23

    A Team of Voices Personal Prompt Monday with Deborahlee and Hatter 4/22/24

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    Welcome to A Team of Voices radio...
    Sponsored by the poet AP Taylor...
    Our group is filled with Love and Respect... We're all so happy to see you here... We are poets from all over the globe  with listeners from over 60 countries...
    The hosting team offer a variety of  programs for your entertainment...
    There is something different going on  nearly every night of the week... 
    You never know what we have up our sleeve... like jokes poetry games... slams... talk shows... magic tricks... contests and  special events  with poetic topics from a - z...
    and YOU  are invited to join us for all the fun. - just click on to listen to the live show  or to hear any prerecorded episode  and you can also call up to participate... at 1 646 668 2837
    You can find our hosts and hostesses  writing over at All Poetry.com and hanging out  in the A Team of Voices radio group chat room  Our hosts and hostesses push love and respect! - Stop in and check us out...

  • 01:20

    Voice of Indie Episode 196

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    Welcome to Voice of Indie, a production of Fresh Ink Group. Your hosts are Beem Weeks and Stephen Geez. This week we welcome award-winning crime writer Sue Coletta.

  • 00:55

    Glenn Interviews the Distinguished & Accomplished Actor Tomas Boykin S7 EP10

    in Performing Arts

    Born and raised in the "City of Brotherly Love," Philadelphia, PA; Tomas Boykin was born to a musician father and a stay at home mom. It could be said that the trajectory of Boykin's career as a creative was set early in childhood. He was encouraged to act in plays as early as the 3rd grade. "I was fortunate in that I had a few teachers in the Philly public school system who were also creatives and pretty active in the Philadelphia theatre scene when I was coming up. With my parents also encouraging me to express myself through the arts, performing in school plays seemed like a natural segue." By the end of his college career, which by the way was pre-law with a major in criminal justice, Boykin's resume included "A Chorus Line," "Pippin," "Finians Rainbow," "Oklahoma" and "The Little Foxes" as well as many other musical productions. Boykin trained and performed professionally in both Philly and NYC.... ...award winning performances in Sheri Bailey's theatrical adaptation of Nella Larsen's novel "Passing" where he originated the role of Albert Brickhouse at LA's historic Towne Street Theatre in 1997/98 and a decade later playing the role of Crooks in John Steinbeck's classic "Of Mice and Men" at Theatre Banshee in Burbank, CA. Ever the ascending, journeyman actor, Boykin's onscreen credits include his feature film debut in 1999's "Among Thieves," "Haunting of Winchester House," 20th Century Fox's riveting religious drama "I Am," "Voodoo Possession," "Lazarus Rising," "Junkie," the multi-award winning anti-apartheid thriller..."
    Mini Bio Info taken from IMDb 
     

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