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Apr.13.2013
Nadine Singel writing under “N.M Singel” is another author who I came across when hopping around "The Next Big Thing" blog sites. I was really impressed when reading about her book "The Wicked Passage". Nadine is an award winning author who studied at Warwick, one of the best universities in...
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Apr.11.2013
Every so often I get contacted by or have the name of a new author sent to me to see if I think they “might be a good fit for the show”. It is rare that I ever say no, however if the author is a fellow Connecticut author and has written a book that seems to be already a “must read” for many, then...
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Apr.09.2013
My guest on today’s show has come a long way since starting work as a cub reporter at the age of 14 making money writing for a local paper. Cheryl Kaye Tardif, has now been described as a “gem in the literary world” and become an international bestselling author. She is best known for her...
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Apr.06.2013
On the day of the biggest horse race in England, “The Grand National” it was interesting that my guest on today’s “A Book and a Chat” has herself an interest in horses. Indeed as we learned during the program, Jordan Maylea Ramirez had “National Velvet” as one of her favorite films when growing up...
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Apr.04.2013
My guest on today’s “A Book and a Chat” Concetta Bertoldi, has communicated with the "other side" since childhood. Like other children her imaginary play mates were initially blamed on an over active imagination. Her first significant memory was around the age of ten when one of her visitors told...
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Apr.02.2013
A few months ago there was an event around the blogosphere called “The Next Big Thing” where author’s blogged about their current master piece being worked on or due to be released. I did a show jumping from one of these blogs to another sharing with the listeners various “next big things” I found...
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Mar.28.2013
My guest on today's 599th "A Book and a Chat" is Chad Schimke the author of "Picker"," Pieces", "Walker" and "Weirder", also Enter Uno, the first in the We are Wildewood series which includes digital art by Solis (heartofsolis.com). Chad spent a lot of his early years growing up in Northwestern...
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Mar.26.2013
Like many other authors today’s guest Halli Lilburn has always dabbled in writing poetry and short stories, perhaps as she says it was her own therapy for those teenage years. She carried on this love for writing in her later life having many article and short stories published before finally...
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Mar.23.2013
Lee Tidball is an award winning screenplay writer some of which have now been produced as novelts, but his original calling was as a teacher. He became a full time writer after many years as a middle-grades teacher where he was able to share with his pupils the first jottings of his now launched...
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Mar.21.2013
On today's "A Book and a Chat" it is a another welcome return to the show for a previous guest, this time in the form if matchmaker and I would add humorist Marla Martenson.  If you’re looking a read that will make you think as well provide a good laugh then her books are for you. As we...
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Mar.20.2013
Harriet Rossetto is the author of the fascinating memoir/autobiography "Sacred Housekeeping – A Spiritual Memoir”. The book tells of Harriet’s life which had its own devils and lack of direction was , by a chance answering of an “ad” put on the path that would not only lead to the saving and...
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Mar.12.2013
Pamela Fagan Hutchins is my guest on today’s “A Book and a Chat” not only a multi award winning author but lists herself as… “writer, mediocre endurance athlete (triathlon, marathons), wife, mom of an ADHD & Asperger’s son, five kids/step-kids, business owner, recovering employment attorney...
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Mar.10.2013
Yesterdays show was one of my one hour specials, as I welcomed another of the Class of 2K13 debut YA authors in the form of Justina Ireland. Justina though doing the normal school writing did not really think about creating her first novel until recently. Far from following her love for...
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Mar.08.2013
Sometimes when you do a show you get a premonition about how it’s going to be, today’s was one such event. Before the show started I warned my guest about possible issues with the hosting and that if I disappeared to carry on chatting by herself. I do not know why I mentioned this it’s not...
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Mar.05.2013
My guest on today's "A Book and a Chat" is fellow Connecticut author "Millie Grenough". A Much traveled, her life changed from being a nun to a night club singer, sort of "Sister Act" in reverse. After spending time in Latin America as a key member of an international development team, Millie got...
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