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Authors Up

Authors Up

By Authors Up
Hosted by Andrea Hines, Victoria Henderson and Ruth Griffin, Authors Up is a platform for first-time and established writers to share their work. They also feature writing and publishing tips, writing challenges, contests, radio productions listeners can participate in; and much more. Listen to find your new favorite book, to express yourself, or to simply be entertained. Updates weekly.
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Upcoming Events
Hosts discuss upcoming events.
51:14
September 28, 2022
Leah Forney
Interview with Leah Forney, author of 'Born To Be Unbound.'
50:04
September 21, 2022
Kim Sorrelle
Interview with Kim Sorrelle, author of 'Love Is.'
54:53
September 14, 2022
Reading Writing Challenge Pieces
The hosts and listeners who participated in the writing challenge read their written pieces. 
52:28
September 07, 2022
Upcoming Writing Challenge/Who's At The Door?
Hosts talk about upcoming writing challenge, as well as deal with unexpected visitors.
48:15
August 31, 2022
Sivan Hong
Interview with Sivan Hong, author of 'Emily D. and The Fearful First Day.'
44:02
August 24, 2022
Pivot
Hosts pivot after last minute cancellation. 
47:49
August 21, 2022
Jaquan Kline
Interview with Jaquan Kline, author of 'What Is Your Purpose?'
53:38
August 10, 2022
Luisa Ramondo
Interview with Luisa Ramondo, author of 'Beyond the Cobblestones.'
39:20
August 03, 2022
Head to Heart to Paper
Hosts discuss the recent writing challenge and how to take the story from the 'head to heart to paper.'
50:06
July 28, 2022
Dennis Galloway
Interview with Dennis Galloway, author of 'The Pen.'
52:13
July 20, 2022
Nïa Obötette
Interview with Nïa Obötette, author of 'I Am A Triathlete.'
51:17
July 15, 2022
Happy Anniversary
The host celebrate their first year of internet television. 
48:45
July 06, 2022
The Funny Thing About Fathers
Hosts celebrate Father's Day.
45:14
June 23, 2022
Shatara McDougald
Interview with Shatara McDougald, author of 'Sis, Get A Grip.'
53:48
June 16, 2022
S.H.I.F.T.
Hosts discuss S.H.I.F.T.
46:32
June 09, 2022
The Writer Within
Hosts discuss 'The Writer Within' and offer key points on how to tell your story.
58:05
June 02, 2022
Kyra Ann Dawkins
Interview with Kyra Ann Dawkins, author of 'The We and The They.'
45:31
May 18, 2022
Mothers Day
Host discuss motherhood on Mothers Day.
53:11
May 11, 2022
Nicole Bell
Interview with Nicole Bell, author of 'What Lurks In The Woods.'
44:18
April 27, 2022
RL Shawver
Interview with RL Shawver, author of 'For This Child I Have Prayed.'
58:14
April 20, 2022
R & R (Relaxation and Restoration)
Hosts shares thoughts and readings to help with R & R (relaxation and restoration).
45:58
April 13, 2022
Cynthia Sanders
Interview with Cynthia Sanders, author of 'Mia, the Monster of Fear and the Fairy of Courage.'
47:06
April 06, 2022
Randi-Lee Bowslaugh
Interview with Randi-Lee Bowslaugh, author of 'Embracing Me.'
45:36
March 30, 2022
Joy VanDertuin and Michelle Hill
Interview with Joy VanDertuin and Michelle Hill, authors of 'Gizelle's Silly, Soggy Day.'
49:07
March 24, 2022
Tiffany Crawley
Interview with Tiffany Crawley, author of 'Tender Loving Care.'
52:44
March 17, 2022
Andrea Hines
Interview with cohost, Andrea L. Hines, author of 'The Train.'
52:44
March 10, 2022
Love in Literature
The hosts discuss love in literature. 
51:48
March 04, 2022
Lisa M. Randolph
Interview with Lisa M. Randolph, author of 'Wildlife Divas Adventure Team.' 
47:09
February 23, 2022
'Iolani Bullock
Interview with 'Iolani Bullock, author of 'Lenox Takes Flight.'
42:14
February 09, 2022
Dudley Anderson
Interview with Dudley Anderson, author of 'Tracking the Will of God.'
50:53
February 03, 2022
Richard Harris
Interview with Richard Harris, author of 'Imagine.' 
47:32
January 26, 2022
Christofa Kay
Interview with Christofa Kay, author of 'Spare Change.' 
44:02
January 19, 2022
Upcoming in 2022
The hosts look ahead to 2022, and celebrate cohost's Andrea Hines' birthday.
46:03
January 13, 2022
AU Playhouse: Full of Grace (Act 3
Act 3 of the AU Playhouse production of 'Full of Grace,' by Ruth Griffin.
42:03
December 23, 2021
AU Playhouse: Full of Grace (Act 2)
Act 2 of the AU Playhouse production of 'Full of Grace,' by Ruth Griffin.
38:40
December 16, 2021
AU Playhouse: Full of Grace (Act 1)
Act 1 of the AU Playhouse production of 'Full of Grace,' by Ruth Griffin. 
29:18
December 08, 2021
Victoria Henderson Poole
Interview with co-host Victoria Henderson Poole, author of 'When I Need A Word, God Speaks! Journal.'
47:51
December 02, 2021
Dreams and Vision
Hosts discuss dreams and visions, in terms of writing, life goals and direction. 
48:56
November 24, 2021
Lucie Matsouaka
Interview with Lucie Matsouaka, as featured in 'The Stories of Immigrant Women Entrepreneurs in the United States of America.'
47:22
November 17, 2021
Shonah Marie
Interview with Shonah Marie, author of 'Steady In The Storm.'
50:53
November 17, 2021
Anniversary Show
Hosts celebrate two years on the air.
48:06
November 10, 2021
Lucie Matsouaka
Interview with author and speaker, Lucie Matsouaka. 
47:22
November 04, 2021
Edward Di Gangi
Interview with Edward Di Gangi, author of 'The Best Gift Given.'
44:46
October 27, 2021
Terry Nightingale
Interview with Terry Nightingale, author of 'Bite Size Devotions for the Busy Christian.'
50:42
October 21, 2021
Unblocking Writer's Block
Hosts discuss what to do to unblock writer's block. 
45:20
October 07, 2021
Rinda Ho
Interview with Rinda Ho, author of 'Amazing Adventures in Hearing God's Voice.'
48:13
September 30, 2021
Marketing for Authors
Hosts discuss marketing tips for authors. 
58:17
September 17, 2021
Gabrielle Brown
Interview with Gabrielle Brown, author of 'Handwriting Practice Workbook'.
44:05
September 09, 2021
The Power of Words
Hosts discuss the power with words. With guest host, Paula Obie. 
45:16
September 03, 2021
From Blogs to Books
Hosts discuss the details of blogging. 
46:49
August 26, 2021
Terry McDougall
Interview with Terry McDougal, author of 'Winning The Game Of Work.'
48:46
August 19, 2021
Miguel Sancho
Interview with Miguel Sancho, author of 'More Than You Can Handle: A Rare Disease, a Family in Crisis, and the Cutting-Edge Medicine that Cured the Incurable.'
50:29
August 12, 2021
Our Favorite Books
The hosts (with guest host Paula Obie) discuss their favorite books and authors; and their impacts.
47:49
August 04, 2021
Krystle Bradley
Interview with Krystle Bradley, author of 'My Words Have Power.'
41:29
July 28, 2021
Mary McAllister
Interview with Mary McAllister, author of 'Salvaged.'
47:20
July 22, 2021
Six-Word Memoir Writing Challenge
The hosts discuss/take the Six-Word Memoir Writing Challenge.
46:29
July 13, 2021
Something New
The hosts discuss their new video format for the show and share excerpts from their recent works. 
49:45
July 05, 2021
Jane Gabin
Interview with Jane Gabin, author of 'The Paris Photo.'
49:19
June 28, 2021
Otis Maben
Interview with Otis Maben, author of 'Omari's Gift.'
41:29
June 24, 2021
Linda Williams
Interview with Linda Williams, author of 'Unseen Path.'
52:09
June 14, 2021
Sandra Dubose
Interview with Sandra Dubose, author of 'My Crown and Glory.'
49:10
June 07, 2021
Mental Health Awareness Month
The hosts discuss Mental Health Awareness Month.
52:29
May 31, 2021
Linda Plunkett, PhD
Interview with Linda Plunkett, PhD, author of 'Supernatural Rescue.'
45:09
May 24, 2021
Monique Headecker Green
Interview with Monique Headecker Green, author of 'Nothing Shall Separate Me.'
44:09
May 19, 2021
Shatara McDougald
Interview with Shatara McDougald, author of 'Broken Crayons Still Color, But What Made Them Break?'
47:39
May 10, 2021
Maurice and Ruth Griffin
Interview with Maurice and Ruth Griffin, authors of 'When Love Is Angry.'
53:51
April 26, 2021
Patrick Grace
Interview with Patrick Grace, author of 'The Reversal Plan.'
41:05
April 19, 2021
Leah Forney
Interview with Leah Forney, author of 'Power of Reconciliation.'
47:18
April 12, 2021
My Time Storytime (with Serena Davis)
My Time Storytime story by Serena Davis.
43:06
April 05, 2021
Darron O'Neal
Interview with Darron O'Neal, author of 'Discover The New You.'
45:54
March 29, 2021
Smile Therapy
The hosts share information and stories to make you smile and laugh. 
45:57
March 22, 2021
Marsha Mclean
Interview with Marsha Mclean, author of 'Raising A Prodigal: A Story of Encouragement.'
50:21
March 16, 2021
Lashonda Wofford
Interview with Lashonda Wofford, author of 'Pain Equals Purpose'.
45:18
March 08, 2021
Angelia White
Interview with Angelia White, author of 'Yes Sisters.'
41:35
March 01, 2021
Ruth Griffin
Interview with co-host Ruth Griffin, author of 'Stay With Me.'
40:58
February 22, 2021
Valentine's Day
2021 Valentine's Day Show.
43:06
February 15, 2021
Dana Fuller
Interview with Dana Fuller, author of 'Bridging The Gap'. 
44:05
February 08, 2021
Dawn Cochran King
Interview with Dawn Cochran King, author of 'Survivor Nuggets'.
47:58
February 01, 2021
Marc Ensign
Interview with Marc Ensign, author of 'Be A Dick"
44:31
January 25, 2021
Ebony Smith
Interview with Ebony Smith, author of 'Breaking Out The Jail I Built.'
36:40
January 18, 2021
Upcoming Projects
Hosts discuss upcoming projects for 2021.
39:49
January 04, 2021
My Time Storytime: Mama's House
Listen to the short story, Mama's House, written by the hosts, from character profiles submitted by listeners.
43:12
December 29, 2020
Christmas Show
Hosts share stories and reminisce of Christmases past. 
40:30
December 21, 2020
Greg-Daniel and Elikya R. Matsouaka
Interview with Greg-Daniel and Elikya R. Matsouaka, authors of 'King Covid XIX.'
32:39
December 14, 2020
Angela Oliphant
Interview with Angela Oliphant, author of 'Emerging Into Your Whole & Beautiful Life!
38:31
December 07, 2020
The Cost of Compromise, Act IV
Our AU Playhouse Production. The Cost of Compromise, by Aisha Stocks. Act IV.
41:23
November 30, 2020
The Cost of Compromise, Act III
Our AU Playhouse Production. The Cost of Compromise, by Aisha Stocks. Act III.
35:44
November 23, 2020
The Cost of Compromise, Act II
Our AU Playhouse Production. The Cost of Compromise, by Aisha Stocks. Act II.
35:35
November 16, 2020
The Cost of Compromise, Act I
Our AU Playhouse Production. The Cost of Compromise, by Aisha Stocks. Act I. 
34:00
November 09, 2020
My Time Storytime: Reunion
Listen to the short story, Reunion, written by the hosts, from character profiles submitted by listeners. 
34:27
August 03, 2020