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BHP PodioBook Book Club - Bookclub meets Podcast!

By Bright Headed Publishing
Book club meets Podcast!
If you love books, variety, information then this podcast is for you.
Listen as authors and poets share their craft and those who support authors share their knowledge.

Learn about the world of traditional and self-publishing and listen to a good book or story read by the author in most cases! Listen to all genres - fiction and non-fiction.

If you are an author or are someone who supports authors (editors, publisher, etc) and would like to be a guest on the podcast, please email us at brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com
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Meet Poet/Author Fernando Rover Jr.
Fernando Rover Jr is an author and freelance born and raised in San Antonio, Texas.  He earned a dual BA in English and history from Texas Lutheran University. His writing interests range from millennial interests, popular culture, Black male experiences, feminism, LGBTQ, and spoken word poetry. His work has appeared in Odyssey, Caged Bird, Buddies!, BlackPressUSA, and San Antonio Observer.  In 2019, he released his debut poetry anthology, 'Labyrinth', available on Amazon. 'Labyrinth’ was selected as the 2019 Best Indie Book Award for Poetry and awarded the 2020 Literary Titan Award. He released the unofficial sequel to ‘Labyrinth’, ‘Sanctuary’, in 2020. Links: Labyrinth  https://www.amazon.com/Labyrinth-Fernando-Rover-Jr/dp/1074628985  Sanctuary  https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B08QBDK9JK/ref=dbs_a_w_dp_b08qbdk9jk
52:57
March 6, 2021
The Writer's Corner: Ready to take your book to the next level? Meet Award Winning Publicist - Tracy Lamourie
I had the opportunity to speak with "Award Winning PR" guru Tracy Lamourie. She shared knowledge her expertise and services in the world of PR. If you are an author and you are looking for that "edge" to really promote your book - Tracy is the PR expert that will elevate and celebrate you and your work!  Contact Tracy at: LAMOURIE MEDIA Website: http://www.lamouriemedia.com/home.html Phone: Toronto : 289-788-5881 * Beverly Hills : 424-444-8052 Email: lamouriePR@gmail.com Tracy Lamourie, a high profile international award winning publicist, is the Founder and Managing Director of Lamourie Media Inc. A Universal Women's Network 2020 Woman of Inspiration Winner for the Women In Media Award and the author of the upcoming book GET REPPED - Build Your Brand With Effective Public and Media Relations. She is a well known long time advocate on myriad of important worldwide issues and an award-winning international publicist working across industries from major entertainment projects to small businesses. Tracy is passionate about amplifying important messages and being a voice for those who most need one. Recognized by media around the world for her 20-year campaign that ultimately helped free an innocent man from death row to her work getting clients major media attention and for her local community work, she is the winner of the FIRST PLACE PLATINUM award Hamilton Spectator ReadersChoice for PR 2018, Diamond 2019. She has been frequently quoted in the international media on both human rights issues and as a Public Relations thought leader.  A frequent guest on TV, radio and high profile podcasts around the world on topics of leadership, empowerment, and entrepreneurship as well as all aspects of media and public relations. She is a  2020 RBC Women of Influence Nominee and was also recently nominated for the internationally prestigious 2020 Tällberg/Eliasson Global Leadership Prize.
30:50
March 3, 2021
Meet Christian Author Cynthia Middlebrooks Harris
Meet Christian Author Cynthia Middlebrooks Harris Cynthia Middlebrooks Harris is an ordained minister, native of Atlanta, Ga, and Christian Fiction author who has published six books. She entered the US Army in 1984, where she met and married her husband of 32 years, Minister Kim Harris. Together, they have two children; Dominique and Stephanie. Cynthia is a true intercessor with a passion and heart to see the people of God healthy spiritually, emotionally, and physically. She is a teacher, playwright, Christian mentor, and is currently working to earn her degree in Theology. Her work has appeared in Higher Connection magazine twice and her ministry expanded to Kaiserslautern, West Germany in 2014. Cynthia understands that her responsibility to God is to spread His word by any means necessary. It is her determination to do just that through the power of fiction, romance, and sound & drama.  Cynthia was born to write for such a time as this! She lives and breathes her motto, “Ministry is always... Required!” Order autographed soft copies of her books on her webpage www.tosotministries.org Links to books on Amazon · The Other Side of Through: All Things Work Together http://t.co/KQtBtDsDUI · I Promise http://t.co/6V1klSeyls · The Valley of the Shadow of Death http://t.co/sgL1PUmflT · Legitimate Issues http://t.co/zFqLR4Dfkc · The Fight for Life http://t.co/Rvjf8xwCtc · The Opportunity for Temptation http://alturl.com/6z2pj Connect with Cynthia at tosotministries@gmail.com Facebook @AuthorCMHarris Twitter: www.twitter.com/writercynt
01:04:12
February 27, 2021
Meet Author/Spoken Word Artist/Poet Natasha Williams
Natasha is a talented creative from Birmingham, Al. It all began as a simple release of words with poetry writing in her notebook as a youth. Several years, tears and lessons later she began writing her own books beginning with a memoir entitled Push Forward: Savage by experiences (release date to be announced) and then her most recent collection of experience-based poetry, Spoken Word by a Spoken Soul: Her.  As a young writer, author, and poet Natasha spends her time doing stand-up spoken words, traveling, blogging, and connecting with her readers by continuing raw growth within. While these life experiences have allowed plenty of spiritual and evolving content, they are also a release for the mental illness issues she has overcome and now advocates proudly for.  Links: Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Spoken-Word-Soul-HER-ebook/dp/B087QNHKJD Website: https://hersoulspeaks.wixsite.com/vibe Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nsw7_/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authornatashawilliams
29:28
February 20, 2021
Meet Author Teriece Cherell - Part 3 - Loving the Legacy
Welcome - I am so excited to talk to   Teriece Cherell - Author of Live, Learn, Love: With an Open Heart: Life Lessons on Cultivating Healthy and Meaningful Relationships In this episode, we take a deep dive into Section 2 of her wonderful book.  Please look to previous episodes for Part 1 and Part 2 About the Author Teriece Cherell is a New Orleans native. She is a mother, minister-elect, motivational speaker, and relationship coach. Author of Live, Learn, Love: With an Open Heart, co-author of Unshakable Faith, Co-Editor of QRTM Magazine. She is also the Stateholder for Louisiana for My SistahCode, a women’s empowerment and networking organization. She is the founder of Transforming Consciously LLC, through her motivational speaking and relationship coaching, she encourages individuals to acknowledge and appreciate the various relationships in life, create and engage in healthy relationships, and to communicate effectively. She also teaches individuals how relationships are critical and necessary to our existence and development as successful, loving, and happy human beings. She loves to network, connect with like-minded young entrepreneurs, and spread the message of love, hope, and how to practice harmonic prosperity. When she isn’t reading, writing her next book, or speaking at various events, you can find her spending quality time with her daughter, being active in several ministries at the City of Love Church, wearing her latest pair of fashionable sun-shades, or watching her favorite Lifetime movies. She is involved in social and fraternal organizations and loves to participate in community service projects. She has appeared on numerous podcast interviews, been featured in several magazines, and has also been on the local radio stations 98.5WYLD, WBOK 1230am in New Orleans spreading the message of how to live, learn and love in today’s society. Links: Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Live-Learn-Love-Cultivating-Relationships-ebook/dp/B081V5NJTQ Facebook  -  facebook.com/TerieceCherell Instagram @iamteriececherell Website: teriececherell.com to sign up for updates on new projects such as her blog, speaking engagements, and book signing events.
59:51
February 13, 2021
Meet Intuitive Consultant/Author Angela Lenhardt
Link to Angela's website https://angelalenhardt.com/ “Living a happy, passionate and soul-filled life has been my priority, but the journey has been anything but well-paved or uneventful. The lessons I have learned have been powerful and life-changing. I have seen Spirit work through me, my animals, my relationships and my clients in truly phenomenal ways. Miracles happen before our very eyes. If we remain focused and trust in the process, allowing the universe to work through us, we discover that our purpose is to be of service—as well as to live a glorious life.” In A Charmed Journey: An Inspired Guide to Personal Transformation, Angela Lenhardt doesn't tell us, as much as she shows us her personal, in-the-trenches odyssey—from being raised on a small farm in rural Montana by her rarely-home father and an alcoholic mother, to the life of a gifted psychic and intuitive healer, one who has touched countless people’s lives with her spiritual counseling and healing work. A Charmed Journey illustrates Angela’s struggle to identify her life purpose, as well as her search to resolve a variety of issues relating to men, money, housing, and regular work. Upon graduating from college with a degree in business, Angela quickly recognizes she is not happy—not with her career choice, her relationships, nor her life, in general. Inspired to study Thai massage in Chiang Mai, Thailand, Angela takes numerous trips to Asia, eventually completing her certification. Upon opening a stateside massage practice, she still finds she wants more out of life. Angela vigorously pursues interests developed during her Asian studies, including taking training courses in Reiki – a spiritual practice and energy healing modality developed in 1922 by Mikao Usui, a Japanese Buddhist. Having a powerful experience in her first Reiki attunement, Angela continues on to become a Reiki Master herself. Simultaneously, she begins “awakening” to other dimensions of her spiritual life, including psychic gifts such as clairvoyance, clairaudience, and direct communication with angels and Spirit (a.k.a. God). Both before and after this personal awakening, Angela shares—in A Charmed Journey—colorful, thought-provoking anecdotes and insightful lessons about “living an extra-ordinary life,” continually addressing what she considers to be the ABC’s of personal growth: one’s spiritual, emotional and physical interactions with the universe. In the concluding chapters, she offers up ten daily habits she practices and suggests, ones that have produced the greatest results in her life.
37:30
February 10, 2021
You Sound White Chapter 14
Thank you listening! Chapter 14 - You Sound White You Sound White is no longer available for sale. The book is being remastered and will be relaunch in the Summer/Fall of 2021! In the meantime, we will keep reading the book. Thank you for listening!
39:17
February 7, 2021
Meet Author Teriece Cherrell - Part 2 - Learning the Lesson
Welcome - I am so excited to talk to   Teriece Cherell - Author of Live, Learn, Love: With an Open Heart: Life Lessons on Cultivating Healthy and Meaningful Relationships In this episode, we take a deep dive into Section 2 of her wonderful book.  Please look to previous episodes for Part 1 .  About the Author Teriece Cherell is a New Orleans native. She is a mother, minister-elect, motivational speaker, and relationship coach. Author of Live, Learn, Love: With an Open Heart, co-author of Unshakable Faith, Co-Editor of QRTM Magazine. She is also the Stateholder for Louisiana for My SistahCode, a women’s empowerment and networking organization. She is the founder of Transforming Consciously LLC, through her motivational speaking and relationship coaching, she encourages individuals to acknowledge and appreciate the various relationships in life, create and engage in healthy relationships, and to communicate effectively. She also teaches individuals how relationships are critical and necessary to our existence and development as successful, loving, and happy human beings. She loves to network, connect with like-minded young entrepreneurs, and spread the message of love, hope, and how to practice harmonic prosperity. When she isn’t reading, writing her next book, or speaking at various events, you can find her spending quality time with her daughter, being active in several ministries at the City of Love Church, wearing her latest pair of fashionable sun-shades, or watching her favorite Lifetime movies. She is involved in social and fraternal organizations and loves to participate in community service projects. She has appeared on numerous podcast interviews, been featured in several magazines, and has also been on the local radio stations 98.5WYLD, WBOK 1230am in New Orleans spreading the message of how to live, learn and love in today’s society. Links: Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Live-Learn-Love-Cultivating-Relationships-ebook/dp/B081V5NJTQ Facebook  -  facebook.com/TerieceCherell Instagram @iamteriececherell Website: teriececherell.com to sign up for updates on new projects such as her blog, speaking engagements, and book signing events.
59:11
February 6, 2021
You Sound White Chapter 13
Welcome to the BHP Podiobook Book Club! Join us for Chapter 13 You Sound White by Kelly Morgan. Author Kelly Morgan has entered the literary world with a novel that will trigger conversations, debates, and intellectual observations for years to come. She writes like a veteran and has elevated the expectations of debut works. She is here to SLAY! Main character voices - Mershelle Reeves Narration/Minor character voices - Kelly Morgan This book is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble and other online ebook retailers. You Sound White https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HQR2KR5 You Sound White is the story of protagonist Tallulah and a cast of young aspiring African-American women five years post-college. Her writing career has not taken off as she had planned and she is working three jobs to make ends meet. She has grown up in a world that judges her on her skin color and how she talks. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she befriends a homeless woman named Lily. Tallulah realizes that there is a story there and as Lily’s past materializes, her own life is illuminated and dissected in ways she could have never imagined. You Sound White removes the urban veil away from the most radiant character interactions you have ever read with poignant dialogue that rides along with a pragmatic plot that will have you hanging on each and every chapter. You can also check out Kelly's sophomore novella - now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online ebook retailers Weight For It https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M62YYW9 How far are you willing to go for the perfect body? Would you kill?  Weight For It is the story about one woman's frenzied journey to be thin. With the help of her new best friend, she begins a downward spiral to achieve what she believes is the perfect body, stopping at nothing....maybe even murder If you are an author, poet, editor, illustrator, graphic designer, promoter, marketer and would like to be on this podcast, please email brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com. We are looking for guests for 2021.
21:16
January 31, 2021
Meet Author Teriece Cherell - Part 1 Living the Life
Welcome - I am so excited to introduce you to Teriece Cherell - Author of Live, Learn, Love: With an Open Heart: Life Lessons on Cultivating Healthy and Meaningful Relationships In this episode, we take a deep dive into Section 1 - Living the Life - of her wonderful book. About the Author Teriece Cherell is a New Orleans native. She is a mother, minister-elect, motivational speaker, and relationship coach. Author of Live, Learn, Love: With an Open Heart, co-author of Unshakable Faith, Co-Editor of QRTM Magazine. She is also the Stateholder for Louisiana for My SistahCode, a women’s empowerment and networking organization. She is the founder of Transforming Consciously LLC, through her motivational speaking and relationship coaching, she encourages individuals to acknowledge and appreciate the various relationships in life, create and engage in healthy relationships, and to communicate effectively. She also teaches individuals how relationships are critical and necessary to our existence and development as successful, loving, and happy human beings. She loves to network, connect with like-minded young entrepreneurs, and spread the message of love, hope, and how to practice harmonic prosperity. When she isn’t reading, writing her next book, or speaking at various events, you can find her spending quality time with her daughter, being active in several ministries at the City of Love Church, wearing her latest pair of fashionable sun-shades, or watching her favorite Lifetime movies. She is involved in social and fraternal organizations and loves to participate in community service projects. She has appeared on numerous podcast interviews, been featured in several magazines, and has also been on the local radio stations 98.5WYLD, WBOK 1230am in New Orleans spreading the message of how to live, learn and love in today’s society. Links: Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Live-Learn-Love-Cultivating-Relationships-ebook/dp/B081V5NJTQ Facebook  -  facebook.com/TerieceCherell Instagram @iamteriececherell Website: teriececherell.com to sign up for updates on new projects such as her blog, speaking engagements, and book signing events.
56:35
January 30, 2021
You Sound White Chapter 12
Welcome to the BHP Podiobook Book Club! Join us for Chapter 12 You Sound White by Kelly Morgan. Author Kelly Morgan has entered the literary world with a novel that will trigger conversations, debates, and intellectual observations for years to come. She writes like a veteran and has elevated the expectations of debut works. She is here to SLAY! Main character voices - Mershelle Reeves Narration/Minor character voices - Kelly Morgan This book is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble and other online ebook retailers. You Sound White https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HQR2KR5 You Sound White is the story of protagonist Tallulah and a cast of young aspiring African-American women five years post-college. Her writing career has not taken off as she had planned and she is working three jobs to make ends meet. She has grown up in a world that judges her on her skin color and how she talks. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she befriends a homeless woman named Lily. Tallulah realizes that there is a story there and as Lily’s past materializes, her own life is illuminated and dissected in ways she could have never imagined. You Sound White removes the urban veil away from the most radiant character interactions you have ever read with poignant dialogue that rides along with a pragmatic plot that will have you hanging on each and every chapter. You can also check out Kelly's sophomore novella - now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online ebook retailers Weight For It https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M62YYW9 How far are you willing to go for the perfect body? Would you kill?  Weight For It is the story about one woman's frenzied journey to be thin. With the help of her new best friend, she begins a downward spiral to achieve what she believes is the perfect body, stopping at nothing....maybe even murder If you are an author, poet, editor, illustrator, graphic designer, promoter, marketer and would like to be on this podcast, please email brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com. We are looking for guests for 2021.o come 
22:50
January 24, 2021
Meet Author and NLP Coach Deanne Renard
Meet Author and Coach Deanne Renard.  Born and raised in New Orleans, LA Deanne's career has been in Finance and Accounting. As a graduate of LSU, she earned a B.S. degree, MBA from UNO.  She is the founder of Destiny's Closet, a non-profit to assist young ladies in preparing themselves for success in school, work, and community.  She is also a certified NLP Coach, CNLPCP, which focuses on coaching others through difficult areas in their lives, by helping them get out of their own way, in order to help them accomplish their goals.  She is available for speaking engagements as well as coaching sessions, group and individual.  Her greatest desire is that women would receive the freedom God has given me via the "Me We" Wins principles in their daily life at home, work, and community.  Deanne has been married for 25 years with 2 children still residing in New Orleans. Links for Deanne Email: Mewewins@gmail.com Website: https://mewewins.com Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/s?k=me+we+wins&ref=nb_sb_noss_2 Barnes and Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/Me++We+Wins?_requestid=1656623
01:04:37
January 23, 2021
The Writer's Corner - Are you looking for an experience and knowledgeable Editor - We found one! Meet Editor - Paulette K. Kinnes
Paulette K. Kinnes is a professional editor and writer (and reader!) based in Denver, Colorado. She specializes in assisting authors with producing manuscripts that they may be proud to self-publish or confident in sending to agents. She also works with authors in the developmental stages of their books. Paulette is going into her 16th year in business. She has worked with more than 300 authors in a variety of ways during her editing career. In addition, Paulette is a sports nut and is passionate about helping athletes, coaches, or others in the sports industry who have a story to tell. Paulette lives in Denver, Colorado, and loves spending time with her three grandsons. She also has two granddaughters who live in Sheridan, Wyoming. After reading all day for work, Paulette reads every afternoon for pleasure. There likely has not been a biography written that Paulette would not read and enjoy! Work with Paulette: email: paulette@platinumeditinggroup.com phone/text: 303-517-7340 FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/PEG5280/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pkkinnes/
42:00
January 20, 2021
You Sound White Chapter 11
Welcome to the  Book Club! Join us for Chapter 11 You Sound White by Kelly Morgan. Author Kelly Morgan has entered the literary world with a novel that will trigger conversations, debates, and intellectual observations for years to come. She writes like a veteran and has elevated the expectations of debut works. She is here to SLAY! Main character voices - Mershelle Reeves Narration/Minor character voices - Kelly Morgan This book is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble and other online ebook retailers. You Sound White https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HQR2KR5 You Sound White is the story of protagonist Tallulah and a cast of young aspiring African-American women five years post-college. Her writing career has not taken off as she had planned and she is working three jobs to make ends meet. She has grown up in a world that judges her on her skin color and how she talks. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she befriends a homeless woman named Lily. Tallulah realizes that there is a story there and as Lily’s past materializes, her own life is illuminated and dissected in ways she could have never imagined. You Sound White removes the urban veil away from the most radiant character interactions you have ever read with poignant dialogue that rides along with a pragmatic plot that will have you hanging on each and every chapter. You can also check out Kelly's sophomore novella - now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online ebook retailers Weight For It https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M62YYW9 How far are you willing to go for the perfect body? Would you kill?  Weight For It is the story about one woman's frenzied journey to be thin. With the help of her new best friend, she begins a downward spiral to achieve what she believes is the perfect body, stopping at nothing....maybe even murder If you are an author, poet, editor, illustrator, graphic designer, promoter, marketer and would like to be on this podcast, please email brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com. We are looking for guests for 2021.
13:02
January 17, 2021
Meet Author/Host Tahanee
Tahanee Sayyid is an Author& Relationship Columnist who offers women logical resolutions, methods, and suggestions to accomplish a positive outcome in their relationship. Although Tahanee understands the human needs and desires regarding the way we interact, connect, and behave with ourselves and others; she does not believe that one needs companionship in-order to attain happiness and thrive in life. Tahanee’s passion for writing landed her a position as a writer for Yandy Smith (of VH1’s Love In Hip Hop) Everything Girls Love magazine. She is also the Host and creator of the new show, Bedroom Busters and Bites. Tahanee’s desire and ability to connect with the public has garnered her speaking engagements at Gaudette College, Howard University and University of Maryland University College to name a few. She has also made public appearances at churches, fundraisers and Aids Awareness Events. Whether it is through her books, cooking show or articles the importance of, self-love and having standards is always the message behind her work. Links for Tahanee: Website: https://www.tahanee.org Amazon: Lust Now Cry Later Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/totallytahanee/ YouTube:  Bedroom Busters and Bites
01:02:32
January 16, 2021
The Writer's Corner: Do I need a Proofreader for my book?
Welcome new book club member professional proofreader Sixan Lim Do I need a Proofreader for my book? Have you ever completed a piece of writing, published it only to notice or be informed after, that there was an annoying type error? Such errors can be embarrassing and even damaging. It distracts the reader from your main message.  Engaging a professional proofreader can help you minimize and remove these opportunities for error so that your message is conveyed clearly and correctly to your readers.  Meet Sixian, also known as Agnes. She provides expert proofreading services.  Her primary niche is books about non-fiction books about Parenting, Counseling, Public Policy, Personality Psychology, and Theology.  She is also willing to look at other genres as well.  She is proficient in English and Mandarin and able to proofread translations from Mandarin to English too. she offers proofreading services. The content that she shared has been adapted from the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP) website. Listeners can request for a complimentary proofread from me at this link - https://bit.ly/complimentaryproofread.  In addition, Sixian is a counselor in training and also an advocate for strength-based parenting. She can also be found on Instagram at www.instagram.com/thesparkleintheireyes where she shares broadly about parenting, counseling, and strength-based parenting. Links to Sixian http://sites.google.com/view/sxproofreader/home
18:06
January 13, 2021
You Sound White Chapter 10
Welcome Book Club! Join us for Chapter 10 You Sound White by Kelly Morgan. Author Kelly Morgan has entered the literary world with a novel that will trigger conversations, debates, and intellectual observations for years to come. She writes like a veteran and has elevated the expectations of debut works. She is here to SLAY! Main character voices - Mershelle Reeves Narration/Minor character voices - Kelly Morgan This book is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble and other online ebook retailers. You Sound White https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HQR2KR5 You Sound White is the story of protagonist Tallulah and a cast of young aspiring African-American women five years post-college. Her writing career has not taken off as she had planned and she is working three jobs to make ends meet. She has grown up in a world that judges her on her skin color and how she talks. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she befriends a homeless woman named Lily. Tallulah realizes that there is a story there and as Lily’s past materializes, her own life is illuminated and dissected in ways she could have never imagined. You Sound White removes the urban veil away from the most radiant character interactions you have ever read with poignant dialogue that rides along with a pragmatic plot that will have you hanging on each and every chapter. You can also check out Kelly's sophomore novella - now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online ebook retailers Weight For It https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M62YYW9 How far are you willing to go for the perfect body? Would you kill?  Weight For It is the story about one woman's frenzied journey to be thin. With the help of her new best friend, she begins a downward spiral to achieve what she believes is the perfect body, stopping at nothing....maybe even murder If you are an author, poet, editor, illustrator, graphic designer, promoter, marketer and would like to be on this podcast, please email brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com. We are looking for guests for 2021.
16:16
January 10, 2021
Meet Poet/Author Kendall Barksdale
Kendall Barksdale is a poet from New York City who uses her poetry to spread messages of love, peace, positivity, and perseverance to the world with the intention of encouraging others to convert their pain into strength and beauty.  Her perspectives have been shaped by her experiences in both the inner-city and halls of academia, earning a Bachelors of English from Clark Atlanta University and a Masters of Education from Fordham University. Her childhood dreams of creating a better future motivated her to teach. Poetry has been a constant companion to Kendall; realizing there are many people who have felt silenced by trauma, anger, personal doubts, and fear of not being heard or understood, she has decided to share her thoughts in hopes of giving others a voice.  In her debut book of poetry, The Black Phoenix, Kendall Barksdale shares her journey from loss and sadness to strength and endless self-love with hopes of helping others heal. The Black Phoenix is a reminder that no matter how much one has been broken, they still have the power to overcome and rise again Link to book https://www.amazon.com/Black-Phoenix-Kendall-Barksdale-ebook/dp/B083FFXC2Q
51:29
January 9, 2021
Meet Multi- Talented Angie B - Evangelist/Author/Motivational Speaker/Audiobook Narrator
Welcome newest book club member Angie B!  Evangelist Angie BEE preaches from a prophetic gift from God. She conducts red carpet event interviews and features those videos on her page at Facebook.com/AngieBEEpresents. After retiring from a decade as an award-winning global radio show host, she now uses her anointed voice to narrate and produce audio books for authors and publishing companies. Angie BEE is a Mental Health Advocate and motivational speaker and she is a recipient of several community awards for her participation and leadership. FRESHbook Festivals - January 8th & 9th, 2021 The nearly 50 collaborative authors from the Confinement Chronicles would love to share on your show. Some of them are first-time authors and want to share their writing experiences. We also plan to introduce your show during www.FRESHbookFestivals.net Links to Angie www.Facebook.com/AngieBEEproductions www.Facebook.com/AngieBEEandBarteeProductions www.Facebook.com/GettinOverTheHumpWithAngieBEEandBartee www.DaQueenBee.com
49:01
January 5, 2021
You Sound White - Chapter 9
Hello Book Club Listeners! Join us for Chapter 9 You Sound White by Kelly Morgan. Author Kelly Morgan has entered the literary world with a novel that will trigger conversations, debates, and intellectual observations for years to come. She writes like a veteran and has elevated the expectations of debut works. She is here to SLAY! Main character voices - Mershelle Reeves  Narration/Minor character voices - Kelly Morgan This book is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble and other online ebook retailers. You Sound White https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HQR2KR5 You Sound White is the story of protagonist Tallulah and a cast of young aspiring African-American women five years post-college. Her writing career has not taken off as she had planned and she is working three jobs to make ends meet. She has grown up in a world that judges her on her skin color and how she talks. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she befriends a homeless woman named Lily. Tallulah realizes that there is a story there and as Lily’s past materializes, her own life is illuminated and dissected in ways she could have never imagined. You Sound White removes the urban veil away from the most radiant character interactions you have ever read with poignant dialogue that rides along with a pragmatic plot that will have you hanging on each and every chapter. You can also check out Kelly's sophomore novella - now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online ebook retailers Weight For It https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M62YYW9 How far are you willing to go for the perfect body? Would you kill?  Weight For It is the story about one woman's frenzied journey to be thin. With the help of her new best friend, she begins a downward spiral to achieve what she believes is the perfect body, stopping at nothing....maybe even murder If you are an author, poet, editor, illustrator, graphic designer, promoter, marketer and would like to be on this podcast, please email brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com. We are looking for guests for 2021.
21:24
January 3, 2021
Meet Christian Children's Author "E" Splawn
Join us as we listen to the reading of Christian children's book "Planting Fruitful Seeds" read by the author E. Splawn. E comes with 20 years of writing short stories, poetry and even black history plays to now her first full colored African-American Christian children's book.  Planting Fruitful seeds started out as a gift to her first child on their 1st birthday. E was having the hardest time finding a Christian children's book that reflected her family and culture....so she decided to write and publish one herself. After family, friends, and other acquaintances read the book they encouraged her to place it out there for the world to buy, read, and enjoy for other families. It was published in 2011 and since have had a record number of sales on Amazon.  She is currently writing another Christian children's book that will be released in Early 2021. Her writing is passionate and fulfilling in so many ways. She is also planning on writing a book of healing when you have been raised by a single parent and wonder if something is wrong with you that you didn't have two parents...that book will come out at the end of 2021 which is entitled: "When Daddy Left my Father Stayed".  Look out for this up and coming author. E Splawn has a bright writing future ahead of her. You can purchase the book on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Planting-Fruitful-Seeds-Splawn/dp/1456738968
29:26
January 2, 2021
Happy New Year 2021!
Happy New Year! Thank you for listening to BHP Podiobook Club!  Every Saturday - Check out the latest author to join the book club Every Sunday - Listen to a chapter from You Sound White, by Kelly Morgan The Writer's Corner - Information from those who support authors, such as editors or desginers This new season is full of great authors, information, and education! Thanks for being a part of the book club. If you are an author/writer or someone who supports authors and want to join the book club and share your work or knowledge email us at Brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com or find us on Facebook BHP Podiobook Book Club!  Thanks for listening and keep writing! 
01:55
January 1, 2021
You Sound White -Chapter 8
Hello Book Club Listeners! Join us for Chapter 8 You Sound White by Kelly Morgan. Kelly Morgan has entered into the literary world with a novel that will trigger conversations, debates, and intellectual observations for years to come. She writes like a seasoned veteran and has elevated the expectations of debut works. She is here to SLAY! Main character voices - Mershelle Reeves Narration/Minor character voices - Kelly Morgan This book is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble and other online ebook retailers. You Sound White https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HQR2KR5 You Sound White is the story of protagonist Tallulah and a cast of young aspiring African-American women five years post-college. Her writing career has not taken off as she had planned and she is working three jobs to make ends meet. She has grown up in a world that judges her on her skin color and how she talks. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she befriends a homeless woman named Lily. Tallulah realizes that there is a story there and as Lily’s past materializes, her own life is illuminated and dissected in ways she could have never imagined. You Sound White removes the urban veil away from the most radiant character interactions you have ever read with poignant dialogue that rides along with a pragmatic plot that will have you hanging on each and every chapter. You can also check out Kelly's sophomore novella - now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online ebook retailers Weight For It https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M62YYW9 How far are you willing to go for the perfect body? Would you kill? Weight For It is the story about one woman's frenzied journey to be thin. With the help of her new best friend, she begins a downward spiral to achieve what she believes is the perfect body, stopping at nothing....maybe even murder If you are an author, poet, editor, illustrator, graphic designer, promoter, marketer and would like to be on this podcast, please email brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com. We are looking for guests for 2021.
23:08
December 27, 2020
You Sound White Chapter 7
Hello Book Club Listeners! Join us for Chapter 7 of You Sound White by Kelly Morgan. Main character voices - Mershelle Reeves Narration/Minor character voices - Kelly Morgan This book is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble and other online ebook retailers. You Sound White https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HQR2KR5 You Sound White is the story of protagonist Tallulah and a cast of young aspiring African-American women five years post-college. Her writing career has not taken off as she had planned and she is working three jobs to make ends meet. She has grown up in a world that judges her on her skin color and how she talks. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she befriends a homeless woman named Lily. Tallulah realizes that there is a story there and as Lily’s past materializes, her own life is illuminated and dissected in ways she could have never imagined. You Sound White removes the urban veil away from the most radiant character interactions you have ever read with poignant dialogue that rides along with a pragmatic plot that will have you hanging on each and every chapter. You can also check out Kelly's sophomore novella - now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online ebook retailers Weight For It https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M62YYW9 How far are you willing to go for the perfect body? Would you kill? Weight For It is the story about one woman's frenzied journey to be thin. With the help of her new best friend, she begins a downward spiral to achieve what she believes is the perfect body, stopping at nothing....maybe even murder If you are an author, poet, editor, illustrator, graphic designer, promoter, marketer and would like to be on this podcast, please email brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com. We are looking for guests for 2021.
26:02
December 20, 2020
You Sound White Chapter 6
Hello Listeners! Join us for Chapter 6 of You Sound White by Kelly Morgan. Main character voices - Mershelle Reeves Narration/Minor character voices - Kelly Morgan This book is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble and other online ebook retailers. You Sound White https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HQR2KR5 You Sound White is the story of protagonist Tallulah and a cast of young aspiring African-American women five years post-college. Her writing career has not taken off as she had planned and she is working three jobs to make ends meet. She has grown up in a world that judges her on her skin color and how she talks. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she befriends a homeless woman named Lily. Tallulah realizes that there is a story there and as Lily’s past materializes, her own life is illuminated and dissected in ways she could have never imagined. You Sound White removes the urban veil away from the most radiant character interactions you have ever read with poignant dialogue that rides along with a pragmatic plot that will have you hanging on each and every chapter. You can also check out Kelly's sophomore novella - now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online ebook retailers Weight For It https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M62YYW9 How far are you willing to go for the perfect body? Would you kill? Weight For It is the story about one woman's frenzied journey to be thin. With the help of her new best friend, she begins a downward spiral to achieve what she believes is the perfect body, stopping at nothing....maybe even murder If you are an author, poet, editor, illustrator, graphic designer, promoter, marketer and would like to be on this podcast, please email brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com. We are looking for guests for 2021.
18:12
December 13, 2020
Help! I need an editor! The Writer's Corner with Editor/Author CaTyra Polland
Welcome to the Writer's Corner!  Today's Topic: Help! I need an editor!  Join us for a conversation with Editor/Author CaTyra Polland and we discuss the editing process, types of editors, and what to look for when hiring an editor.  Get a free copy of her ebook Editor Knows Best About CaTyra Polland CaTyra Polland, M.A. is the CEO/Founder of Love for Words (an editing boutique for writers and authors), and Career Prep, a professional development agency, a published author, editor, poet, speaker, instructor, and cat mom to Honeycomb. She is the Creator/Hostess of Editor Knows Best, an international writing and editing podcast for literary professionals. CaTyra published Write, Wine & Quarantine, a magazine of stories and poems about the COVID-19 pandemic. CaTyra recently released her first book of poetry, Dear August, Love August. She is a Rochester Business Journal Forty Under 40 Honoree and the Executive Secretary of the Rochester Black Authors Association. CaTyra enjoys traveling, going to concerts, slam poetry, and going to the beach. Connect with CaTyra Website: https://pollandllc.com/home Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pollandllc/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pollandllc Be a guest on her Podcast Editor Knows Best 
26:29
December 12, 2020
You Sound White - Chapter 5
Hello Listeners! Join us for Chapter 5 of You Sound White by Kelly Morgan This book is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble and other online ebook retailers. You Sound White https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HQR2KR5 You Sound White is the story of protagonist Tallulah and a cast of young aspiring African-American women five years post-college. Her writing career has not taken off as she had planned and she is working three jobs to make ends meet. She has grown up in a world that judges her on her skin color and how she talks. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she befriends a homeless woman named Lily. Tallulah realizes that there is a story there and as Lily’s past materializes, her own life is illuminated and dissected in ways she could have never imagined. You Sound White removes the urban veil away from the most radiant character interactions you have ever read with poignant dialogue that rides along with a pragmatic plot that will have you hanging on each and every chapter. You can also check out Kelly's sophomore novella - now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online ebook retailers Weight For It https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M62YYW9 How far are you willing to go for the perfect body? Would you kill? Weight For It is the story about one woman's frenzied journey to be thin. With the help of her new best friend, she begins a downward spiral to achieve what she believes is the perfect body, stopping at nothing....maybe even murder If you are an author, poet, editor, illustrator, graphic designer, promoter, marketer and would like to be on this podcast, please email brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com. We are looking for guests for 2021.
24:58
December 7, 2020
Meet Poet & Author Fanicia Howard
Did someone say Spoken Word?  Join us and listen to the dynamic prose of poetress Fanicia Howard as she reads from her chapbook Heartstrings.  Heartstrings is Fanicia Howard's second chapbook of poetry following her debut of Letters to an Anonymous Heart(2017). Heartstrings consist of 29 poems continuing the theme of nature, spirituality, love, feminine empowerment, proverbial wisdom, and intellectual thought.  She drops some gems from her first book Letter to an Anonymous Heart. You do not want to miss this episode! Fanicia Howard is a 29-year-old native of Chicago, Illinois. Since childhood, Howard has always embraced her passion for expression of art through her writing. In 2010, she moved to Atlanta, to pursue her Bachelor's degree at Clark Atlanta University. During her matriculation, she did an internship as a writer for the digital independent magazine INSPIRE, and developed various pieces of creative writing diligently. During this time, she also began to understand her calling was to become an author and that poetry was the literary form that would give her an artistic voice. After graduating in 2013 with a Bachelors's degree in English, Howard began crafting a chapbook of what would later be, roughly, five years worth of poetry entitled, Letters to an Anonymous Heart. She officially released her debut chapbook in 2017 followed by her second chapbook, Heartstrings in 2019.   
 Howard describes her bodies of work as, "collections filled with poetry that explores topics such as religion, sexuality, heartbreak, restoration, empowerment, romance, and freedom." Howard uses poetry to connect individuals through, common experiences, emotions, and ideas- which unify us all within the human experience of living life.” You can connect with Fanicia and purchase her book from the following: Letters to an Anonymous Heart  https://www.amazon.com/Letters-Heart-Fanicia-M-Howard/dp/1544210442 Heartstrings  https://www.amazon.com/Heartstrings-Fanicia-Howard/dp/1729746853/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=fanicia&qid=1605669233&sr=8-1 Milkshake website https://msha.ke/faniciahoward/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/im_nogoldilocks/ https://www.instagram.com/letters2anonymousheart/ https://www.instagram.com/_h3artstrings_/
51:02
December 5, 2020
You Sound White - Chapter 3 & Chapter 4
Hello Listeners!  Join us for Chapters 3 & 4 of You Sound White by Kelly Morgan This book is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble and other online ebook retailers.  You Sound White  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HQR2KR5 You Sound White is the story of protagonist Tallulah and a cast of young aspiring African-American women five years post-college. Her writing career has not taken off as she had planned and she is working three jobs to make ends meet. She has grown up in a world that judges her on her skin color and how she talks. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she befriends a homeless woman named Lily. Tallulah realizes that there is a story there and as Lily’s past materializes, her own life is illuminated and dissected in ways she could have never imagined. You Sound White removes the urban veil away from the most radiant character interactions you have ever read with poignant dialogue that rides along with a pragmatic plot that will have you hanging on each and every chapter. You can also check out Kelly's sophomore novella - now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online ebook retailers Weight For It https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M62YYW9 How far are you willing to go for the perfect body? Would you kill? Weight For It is the story about one woman's frenzied journey to be thin. With the help of her new best friend, she begins a downward spiral to achieve what she believes is the perfect body, stopping at nothing....maybe even murder If you are an author, poet, editor, illustrator, graphic designer, promoter, marketer and would like to be on this podcast, please email brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com. We are looking for guest for 2021. 
48:57
November 29, 2020
You Sound White - Chapter 2
Join us for Chapter 2 of You Sound White by Kelly Morgan You Sound White is the story of protagonist Tallulah and a cast of young aspiring African-American women five years post-college. Her writing career has not taken off as she had planned and she is working three jobs to make ends meet. She has grown up in a world that judges her on her skin color and how she talks. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she befriends a homeless woman named Lily. Tallulah realizes that there is a story there and as Lily’s past materializes, her own life is illuminated and dissected in ways she could have never imagined. You Sound White removes the urban veil away from the most radiant character interactions you have ever read with poignant dialogue that rides along with a pragmatic plot that will have you hanging on each and every chapter If you are an author, poet, or writer and would like to share your work on this podcast, please email us brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com
25:20
November 22, 2020
What's this podcast all about?
Listen as Kelly Morgan, author and CEO shares her story of becoming a published author and the driving force behind the podcast. If you are interested in becoming a guest on the podcast email at brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com 
13:22
November 21, 2020
You Sound White - Chapter 1
Join us as we read chapter one of You Sound White by Kelly Morgan You Sound White is the story of protagonist Tallulah and a cast of young aspiring African-American women five years post-college. Her writing career has not taken off as she had planned and she is working three jobs to make ends meet. She has grown up in a world that judges her on her skin color and how she talks. Her life takes an unexpected turn when she befriends a homeless woman named Lily. Tallulah realizes that there is a story there and as Lily’s past materializes, her own life is illuminated and dissected in ways she could have never imagined. You Sound White removes the urban veil away from the most radiant character interactions you have ever read with poignant dialogue that rides along with a pragmatic plot that will have you hanging on each and every chapter If you are an author, poet, or writer and would like to share your work on this podcast, please email us brightheadedpublishing@gmail.com  Follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bhplcc/ Join our Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/httpsanchor.fmbrightheadedpublishing Books Links You Sound White - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HQR2KR5 Weight For It - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M62YYW9
54:33
November 15, 2020