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Beyond the Pen

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Feb. 18, 2022

Who is Black Wall Street?

In this episode, we talk to the author, tv host, political analyst, and CEO of DMGlobal Marketing and Public Relations, Doni Glover, about his book I AM Black Wall Street. We talk about where a 500-year continuum of freedom c...

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Feb. 18, 2022

How Are You Leading People?

Dr. Leroy McKenzie Jr. is an authorpreneur, speaker, business consultant, and President/CEO of JNF Enterprise who wrote The Art of Leadership. In this episode, we discuss how leadership in the 21st century has some challenges...

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Feb. 18, 2022

What's Your Warrior Look Like?

Welcome to Beyond the Pen, where "Reading Between the Lines" is a good thing. Each week Join us as we talk to the WARRIOR QUEEN herself, Cheryl L. Ilov, about her book The Reluctant Ninja: How a Middle-Aged Princess Became...

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Feb. 18, 2022

You Can't Eat Love...Can You?

Have you ever felt that you had a hard time losing weight and couldn't understand why? Have you noticed that you grab some sweets every time you're in line at the grocery store, gas station, or general store? After our …

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Feb. 18, 2022

Are You Being YOUR Authentic Self?

What is it that we've been missing for the past two years? Simple...connection; a true authentic connection. Especially from our leadership at work, government, church, etc. That's where author Kristina Holle comes in with he...

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Feb. 18, 2022

Let's Bust Through...Together

When you've been told all your life that you weren't the dirt you walk on, seeing yourself in a different light can be pretty hard. Especially when the religion you're brought up in is the center of all your pain. …

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Feb. 18, 2022

How Blessed Are You?

Ericka's story is one of many women, and men, in the world that deal with domestic violence daily. She is a mother, grandmother, minister, educator, and jewelry consultant that wanted to share her life experiences with the wo...

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Feb. 18, 2022

The Blueprint To Your Kingdom

We discuss how anyone can find their inner King or Queen and create a more prosperous and fulfilling kingdom for themselves. In his book, Heavy is the Head for Those Who Wear Crowns: The Entrepreneurial Kingdom , you'll disco...

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Feb. 18, 2022

Let's Get Excited Together?

We talk to the Entrepreneurial Brander himself, Dominique Edmond, in this episode. He is the owner/founder of Empoword Publishing Worldwide, marketing guru, eMixer Club advocator, and innovator for entrepreneurs on Clubhouse ...

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Feb. 18, 2022

Are You Stuck With A Duck?

In this episode, we'll be talking to Swedish-born author Birgitta Granström about the story behind her book, Are You Stuck with a Duck? You know you are...stuck with a duck, we all are. And we can prove it by taking …

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Feb. 18, 2022

When Reality Meets Fiction

In this episode, we sit down with newly published author Isaac Betancourt to learn the story behind his book Time Unwanted. This supernatural thriller/Urban Fantasy allows the reader to discover how our obsession with age, ti...

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Feb. 18, 2022

Superheroes Come In Every Size

In this episode, we talk to the multi-published author, Monique Duell, and discover the story behind her children's book, Jeremiah the Jackrabbit. In her debut children's book, we follow the story of Jeremiah, a jackrabbit wh...

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Feb. 18, 2022

5-Star Storytelling

Have you ever wanted to keep your families legacy alive in a book but didn't know how? Share all the great stories of their life with future generations and the world alike? Well. That's exactly what our next guest author, …

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Feb. 18, 2022

Let's Put A Smile On Your Face

In this episode, we talk to author and dental hygienist Heather Paul about her new book, Dentistry for Dummies: How to NOT be taken advantage of in the chair. We spoke to Heather about her background as a biological hygienist...

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Feb. 22, 2022

Coloring By Mixed-Up Numbers

Have you ever heard of Dyscalculia? I didn't until I read our next guest author's children's book, Cassidy and the Mixed-Up Numbers. We talk to Best-Selling Author Dezi Sheppard about her latest book that follows a young girl...

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March 8, 2022

What's Your World Look Like?

Have you ever wanted to create your world but felt overwhelmed and just gave up? Or maybe you're a writer wanting to bring some diversity to your story or even looking for some depth to your written story; then this …

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March 8, 2022

Givin' You Some Southern Comfort

What favorite memory do you have from around the table? When you eat biscuits from Maw-Maw's recipe book, does something come to mind? Well, that's what we talk about with author and food lover, Mr. Clay Morris, about his boo...

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March 8, 2022

Rollercoaster of Love

Why do you think there are so many love songs in the world? Because love is a many splendid thing, all you need is love. Or at least that's what The Four Aces said in their song from 1955 of …

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March 8, 2022

When Spice Meets Life

Life in the 80s was so different than today and yet very similar. Unfortunately, between the taboo of interracial/intercultural relationships, homophobia, and deadly diseases, it would seem that we're repeating history. And t...

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March 17, 2022

A Children's Guide to Divorce

Divorce is never easy for anyone that's involved, especially young people. That's where Zoe and Even Stern come in with the help of their mother, Ellen, to help other children cope with their parent's divorce. Their book, Div...

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March 17, 2022

Live Your Quotes

Everyone has a great quote that helps revitalize them when they're feeling low or inspires them to go out there and change the world. And we can find them everywhere: online, social media videos, craft stores, or maybe those ...

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March 17, 2022

How Fearless Are You?

Fearlessness can be a double-edged sword, but things happen, and you become DANGEROUS when you use it right to change your life. We all know fear and despair can keep us from fulfilling our hopes and dreams, but take those …

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March 22, 2022

Get Inspired to Start Writing

What's keeping you from starting your literary journey? Is it convincing yourself that you're an author, finding inspiration to write about, or afraid that getting your story published is too complicated? In this episode, our...

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March 24, 2022

What's Your Purpose?

Have you ever woken up and asked yourself, "What am I doing here?" or "What's my purpose in life?" We've all been there before and some of you may even still be there. Well, if that's the case for you …

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