IndieWritersReview’s Music Monday! Spotlight: SULLEE J. Feat. CYSSERO and Chris Crown


Hello Everyone:) It’s Monday so that means music and today is IndieWritersReview’s Music Mailbox!

So if you are an Independently produced artist or group; and you would like to be featured here in the Music Monday Feature. Then please submit your bio, links, cover-art and all details with music(video) sample to indiereviewradio@gmail.com

Submission deets: All information must be appropriate for all ages! CLEAN AND RADIO EDITED 

(ex. Cover Art and Music Video).

Music Videos submitted via You Tube and must be edited for appropriate content and language:)

***In other words guys keep it family friendly Guys:O)*** 

Thanks to all participants!

 

 

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Hailing out of Baltimore, Sullee J [@SulleeJ85] teams up with Philly’s Legend Cyssero [@ATLASBWS] former artist of The Game’s ‘Black Wall Street’ along with Brooklyn’s Chris Crown [@JustChrisCrown] on his latest track “What They Want”. Produced by Mike Zombie, this song is straight fire! 

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Listen to Sullee J.’s newest track “What They Want” on Soundcloud!

What They Want and more music here!

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IndieWritersReview Welcomes Sun Damage (The Sunshine Series, #3) by Nikki Rae (Release Day Review and Giveaway Blitz!)


Hello Everyone! Today I am very happy to participate as one of the host for the final book in (Sun Shine Series) Sun Damage Book#3 by Nikki Rae! 

Please check out the deets for this awesome read below and also see my review!

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Nikki Rae is a student and writer who lives in New Jersey. She is an independent author and has appeared numerously on Amazon Best Seller lists. She is the author of The Sunshine Series and concentrates on making her imaginary characters as real as possible. She writes mainly dark, scary, romantic tales, but she’ll try anything once. When she is not writing, reading, or thinking, you can find her spending time with animals, drawing in a quiet corner, or studying people. Closely.

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 (Sun Shine Series) Sun Damage Book#3 by Nikki Rae! 
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Sun Damage Synopsis:
Life wasn’t what Sophie was expecting, so why should death be any different? 
She’s come back from swimming between the two, and every problem she left is still there. And then some.
There’s the human world, where she has a brother on the verge of ruins, band mates all set to go on tour, and people she thought she wouldn’t be seeing for a long time showing up.
Then there’s her new world, where she’s seeing and hearing things that should not be heard or seen. Where Myles knows more about her than she could have ever guessed. She still doesn’t know exactly why Michael is tormenting her, but somehow, everything is connected.
The monsters are closing in on all sides and the question is, will Sophie be able to defeat them before it all ends?
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MY REVIEW
Sun Damage which is the third book in the Sun Shine series was a gorgeously written read. Hands down one of the best books, I’ve read so far this year!  The beautiful dark & brooding atmosphere played as much a role as the story that filled the pages…
Sun Damage takes place after Sophie had been bitten (by Myles) to save her life in the previous book. Book three walks the reader through her transformation and experiences when becoming a new vampire…plus it details how Sophie and Myles handles the danger which still exist and threatens to pull them apart.
The two main characters had shown their affection and love in the previous two books, having grown realistically from attraction and friendship, to a flowering romance…to a deeper commitment. But here in book three, there relationship has grown to so much more…just an intimate, devotion that at times as a reader, I felt as if I was intruding on the two in certain scenes…,lol not simply the physical intimacy but simply the times when Myles had to care for Sophie, guide her and teach her…the moments when she fed (because his blood was the only she could tolerate physically..)
Nikki Rae pulled out such emotions from me as a reader, that I had not had in awhile. I truly “felt” these characters pain and agony…but their strength in not giving up and their unfailing hope that somehow they would survive together…
Myles…oh my goodness…he truly put my emotions through a wringer…he combined the romantic love with that of a creator…so his loved seemed transcendent when it came to Sophie…he was so weakened, but his only concern was her…the times when it appeared all hope was lost…he simply repeated at various interval…(In speaking of Sophie dying)..that he won’t allow it to happen.
One of my favorite lines when Evan spoke with Sophie in the club and said “Do you feel your maker in your bones and your blood? Do you feel his pain over your own?”

That was what Myles did from the start, no matter the personal cost, his desire was to Sophie, who did realize this eventually.

The ending was bittersweet for me…part victory, part will these kids ever have a chance?

I enjoyed the series greatly, I can truly tell the growth from book one to book three…where the author seemed to truly have grown to know these characters, and expressed her own love for these characters.

The writing flowed, almost poetic. There was action, suspense and passion. It will take the reader through an emotional wringer, be warned:)

I am sad to see the series go, but a very well written series ender!

I recommend to any who enjoys Vampires, Romance and Suspense:)

 

 

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IndieWritersReview: Welcomes Ravenshire by Ronda Caudill(#Video Interview) (Maverick Promotions)


Hello Everyone! I’m very excited that  IndieWritersReview is participating as host today for Ravenshire  by Author Ronda Caudill  as part of her #MaverickPromotions virtual tour!

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AUTHOR Ronda Caudill

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Ronda Caudill grew up in the small rural town in VA. She married her high school sweetheart and they have two wonderful daughters. Ronda has a Ph.D. in Education. She is the author of Ravenshire and The Glass House Children of Ravenshire (The Forgotten). Ronda has written books in other genres but loves fantasy and all fantastical creatures.

Links:

Social Links: Website www.rondacaudillbooks.com/
Blog http://rondacaudill.wordpress.com/

Twitter @RondaCaudill
FB https://www.facebook.com/RondaLCaudillPhD

Purchase Links http://www.amazon.com/Ravenshire-Glass-House-Children-ebook/dp/B00G4C5YGS/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1390691521&sr=8-3&keywords=ronda+caudill

ABOUT THE BOOK

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Book Blurb:
Meet the people in the little, quaint town of Ravenshire where a myriad of ravens appear to be keeping a watchful eye on something. No one seems to know why there are so many ravens in Ravenshire–no one except the Frye family.

This is the first book in the Glass House Children series. In this fantasy the townspeople and the Glass House Children (Frye children) and their family are introduced.

 

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Maverick Chat

Video Q&A w/Author Ronda Caudill

 

 

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Promotion March 23rd-28th

Sun. March 23rd– Radio interview with Author Chat with Lynda D. Brown 4:00-4:30pmCST.

Mon. Mar. 24th- Radio Interview 30 minute Book Chat w/ Michelle Cornwell-Jordan– IndieReview Behind The Scenes Internet Radio

Tues.Mar. 25th- Video Excerpt Reading  at The BiaLog

Wed. Mar. 26th- Video Guest Post/Written Excerpt promo at  IndieWritersReview and Spotlight Feature at Write Indie: Musings of a WriterGeek and The Avid Reader

Thurs.Mar. 27th-Video Chat Feature aired at Author Frances Langley Patty Website and IndieReview Behind The Scenes TV (Web Video Content Hosts) and

Fri. Mar. 28th-Ten Minute Twitter View chat w/ Host Michelle Cornwell-Jordan. Pls follow hash tag #MPTour.

 

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IndieWritersReview Music Monday! Spotlight: Trel Mack (SKE Records)


Happy Monday guys! If it’s Monday then that means music:O) Today I am throwing the spotlight on HipHop Artist Trel Mack! (SKE Records)

So if you are an Independently produced artist or group; and you would like to be featured here in the Music Monday Feature. Then please submit your bio, links, cover-art and all details with music(video) sample to indiereviewradio@gmail.com

Submission deets: All information must be appropriate for all ages! (ex. Cover Art and Music Video). Music Videos submitted via You Tube and must be edited for appropriate content and language:)

***In other words guys keep it family friendly Guys:O)*** 

Thanks to all participants!

Just In From Music MailBox

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Trel Mack is quickly becoming a household name on the Philly scene and that’s just to compliment his grind with his current strong internet presence. 
 
Trel Mack has just released his new single “Charizma” and plans to release his new EP on Itunes “The Night Before The Dawn” in the Spring.  Stopping by for a quick chat with Soul Central TV he breaks down the new EP coming soon, SKE Records artist Petter Jones & Adry Sawza along with more performances coming.

Trel Mack Exclusive Interview for Soul central TV!

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IndieWritersReview Welcomes Scarlet Quest(Fables of Odealeous) by A.J. Martinez (Guest Post) (Maverick Promotions)


Hello Everyone! I’m very excited that IndieWritersReview is participating as host today for Scarlet Quest(Fables of Odealeous) by Author A.J. Martinez as part of his #MaverickPromotions virtual tour!

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AUTHOR A.J. Martinez

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Hello there my name is A.J. Martinez and I am a fantasy author living in the state of Connecticut USA. I walk with my head as high as the clouds and my feet on the ground. I murder people for a living (fictional people that is).

My desire is to write fantasy stories that will make one soar with the wings of Icarus. To write heart pounding stories to make one wish that the pages will never end. To write stories in a world beyond Hogwarts and Middle Earth and on to the world of Odealeous. To write stories that  make one think of the stars of the night during daylight. Stories that make one see rare colors and hear sweet songs only the sirens sing by a glowing river. To tell stories where the arts of the mystic and dragons seem as though they had gone extinct. I write what I dream about and dream so that I can write.

I am quite a geek and I am a big time Anime fan.  I enjoy going to conventions with my friends and rave parties.

My favorite movie is “the matrix” I never get tire of watching it.

Author Links

https://www.goodreads.com/AJ-Martinez
http://ajmartinezauthor.com/
https://twitter.com/ajmartinezautho
https://www.facebook.com/fantasyauthorajmartinez

Purchase Links

http://www.amazon.com/A.J.-Martinez/e/B00789TJ44/

http://www.amazon.com/Scarlet-Quest-J-Martinez-ebook/dp/B00E7HN5BS/

ABOUT THE BOOK

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Blurb: Auron Fox leader of a famous mercenary band lives away from society in the outskirts of his country. When king Richard takes the throne, rivals and traitors join allegiance to frame Auron and his band of mercenaries. He is then forced by the king to go on an unpleasant journey to find a jewel that could bring chaos. However Auron suspects that the king is but a puppet for someone else’s malice plot. King Richard threatens to destroy Auron’s home if he fails to complete his task. Will the king keep his promise? Will Auron return home alive from his mission as he encounters dangerous foes? Swords, magic and summons. A tale of betrayal, survival and revenge.

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World of Odealeous

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Monarch: The Sainos Dinasty. King Sainos

Gods: Terramus and Oceamus

Politics: Imperialism

Alexandria

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Monarch: The Alexander dynasty, King Alexander

Gods: Omegus (The Triforce)

Politics: Nationalism

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Monarch: Takamaru dynasty, Emperor Takamaru

Gods: Aeramus, Shizen gods and goddesses.

Politics: Communism

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Monarch: Queen Veronica, The Thorn Army

Gods: Terramus, Aeramus, Oceamus

Politics: Emperialist

MANA, MAGICKA,MP,HIT POINT, AND OTHER TERMS FOR MAGIC

Ok so I am an RPG game lover. I think that any one that reads fantasy novels also plays RPG games such as Final Fantasy, Chrono Cross and if you are a team player, World of Warcraft and other Online Massive Multi Player Games. When ever we play these games, the developers must choose a term for the magic that we use and for stamina of the characters magic. I am sure you are familiar with the term MP (magic points) and HP (Health points). Just like these video game developers struggle to choose a term I also struggle with my own magic system in the world that I created.

It has become classic or should I say a norm for RPG games to use the terms MP and HP because after all it is the gameplay and story that we are into. In fact most RPG gamers would feel weird if the game did not use these terms. We need something to indicate how much power we are using and how much damage the character is taking. I think a game would be pretty boring if we didn’t have these rules.

Magic systems are crucial for RPG games as well as fantasy novels. The reason why I decided to write about this is because in my world I call Odealeous, I chose to the term Mana for my magic system. Now I have been told. A.J. dont you think that is cliche. Yes it might be but it fits perfectly with the world I created. Mana has been used in video games to indicate a players magic power. I thought it would be perfect and had I decided to use any other term, it would not work and also I felt awkward using words like Chakra or Prana.

In the Japanese anime, Yu Yu Hakusho, they use the term spirit energy but is that different than using the word Chakra. The systems work the same way just different words. The characters use their power to fight and thus their body becomes low on Mana or spirit energy. The Naruto anime uses Chakra which is a term that the ninjas and Indian philosophers use. If you watch Naruto you will notice that the system is same as far as the use of power or magic. A character uses a technique or move and thus their Chakra goes down and they must recharge again.

Its like food. I work throughout the day and by 5PM I feel hungry I must. I must recharge. My friends told me that I must use something different to stand out. I say, I must use whatever fits into the world that I am creating. The innovation is the story it self while. In my opinion, many romance novels are the same. The girl falls in love with the bad boy but each journey is different. It is about how the characters get to their destination and what happens before reaching the end goal.

Each fantasy book uses similar things such as wizards, dragons, phoenixes, elves, dwarves. However fantasy authors dont copy each other. Each journey is different and each story has different meanings with different messages. The wizards, elves and dragons are the items in which fantasy is brought with.

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Promotion March March 24th-28th

Mon. 24th- Spotlight promo at  IndieWritersReview

Tues.25th  (8pmCST)  30 minute Book Chat w/ Michelle Cornwell-Jordan- IndieReview Behind The Scenes Internet Radio

Wed.26th Guest Post at Write Indie: Musings of a WriterGeek

Thurs.27th – Video Feature at  IndieReview Behind The Scenes TV

Fri. 28th-Ten Minute Twitter View chat w/ Host Michelle Cornwell-Jordan Follow Hashtag#MPTour

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IndieWritersReview Welcomes Burning Down the House by Allie Gail! (Blitz) (X-Presso Book Tours)


Hello Everyone I am very excited that today I am participating as one of the host for Burning Down the House by Allie Gail as part of her X-Presso Book Tour! Please check out all the great deets about this book plus a cool excerpt and I also share my thought about this awesome read!:O)

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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AUTHOR BIO
Allie fell in love with the written word from the moment she was issued her very first Sally, Dick and Jane book. Born and raised in Alabama, she now resides in the panhandle of Florida with her own blue-eyed Prince Charming and three obnoxious cats. When she’s not working on her latest literary project, she can usually be found watching B-movie horror (the cheesier, the better), reading or playing online computer games while indulging her unhealthy Pepsi addiction.
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Book & Author Details:
Burning Down the House by Allie Gail
Publication date: March 2014
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult
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Synopsis:

This book contains strong language and sexual content and is intended for ages 17+.

Rob Kensington is just your typical high school senior. Athletic, intelligent, handsome. Sees a therapist once a week. Because his parents just died in a house fire of questionable origin. And he doesn’t seem to care.
Maybe he isn’t so typical.

Sara Marsh had no clue when she returned to live with her divorced father that the bedroom down the hall would be occupied by a stray with a major attitude problem. The last time she saw Rob, he was a brooding goth who could have passed as Marilyn Manson’s love child. But at some point during her three years away, Creepy Kensington managed to evolve into a sizzling hot star running back with smoldering hazel eyes.

The attraction is undeniable. The temptation is irresistible. And soon they’re sharing more than just an address. But with another life lost in a deliberately set blaze, Sara’s trust is faltering. Has she lost her heart to a serial arsonist? He’s already shown her the allure of playing with fire.

And someone’s about to get burned.

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EXCERPT

“Hellooo, baaaa-by!

Startled, I floundered to cover my boobs while splashing water over the side of the tub and all across the floor in the process. “What the hell! What are you – get out of here!” I threw a loofah at him but in my haste I missed.

Ignoring my demand, Rob moseyed over to kneel beside the bathtub, propping his arms on the edge and smirking at my compromising position. There weren’t any bubbles left to hide under, so I quickly drew my knees up to my chest and wrapped my arms around them. “What are you, deaf? I said get out!

“I heard what you said.” To my amazement, he dipped his fingers in the water and swirled them around. “Water’s getting cold.”

“Then take your hand out of it!” I snapped, my cheeks flushing pink.

“I think we should let it out.” He reached underwater for the drain stopper, and his grin slowly spread as my eyes widened.

“Don’t you dare.”

“See…payback’s a bitch, now isn’t it?”

“Don’t touch that drain. I mean it.” To my horror, I felt an overwhelming urge to laugh and I pressed my lips together to suppress a smile. For some idiotic reason, whenever I get nervous I start giggling like a deranged person. I have no idea why. It’s very annoying, especially because it happens at the most inopportune moments.

“I thought we were playing You-Show-Me-Yours-And-I’ll-Show-You-Mine.” He lifted the edge of the stopper just enough to tease me, allowing a small amount of water to escape. “Well, you had your go and now it’s my turn.”

“I think you’ve had one too many beers!” That probably wasn’t even far from the truth. After all, I’d never seen him acting this cheeky before.

“Whoops. Oh my goodness – what do we have here?” He plucked the stopper completely out and held it up, just out of my reach. The water began to rush down the drain. To me it seemed to be disappearing ten times faster than usual.

“It’s not funny!” I protested, even though I was struggling not to giggle at that point. My shoulders were shaking.

“I’m not the one laughing,” he reminded me.

“All right – fine, you got me back. Ha, ha, you’re so clever. At least hand me a towel.”

“Mm…I don’t think so.”

“Hand me a freaking towel!” The water was getting perilously low, and I shoved one foot over the drain to try and diminish the flow.

“You didn’t say please…” he sang softly.

“Rob…” I looked straight at him then, directly into those hazel eyes, and something I saw in them squashed my impulse to laugh. I don’t know what it was, but all of a sudden the only impulse I felt anymore was the overpowering urge to kiss him. And not only that. I had the craziest compulsion to wrap my arms around his neck and pull him on top of me and let him do me six ways to Sunday, right there in the bathtub.

My expression must have been transparent because his smile inexplicably faded. He hesitated for a moment, his eyes searching mine. For what, I can’t say. But I guess he didn’t find what he was looking for there. Straightening, he tossed me the drain stopper and walked out without a word.

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REVIEW

I have read other works by Ms. Gail and I will say that I have truly become a fan… she is a dynamic writer who has a way of pulling the reader into her world and becoming  invested in her characters whether  love or hate, there’s never indifference. The other works were adult reads, Burning Down the House, a New Adult with its slightly younger characters still delivers that heat which I believe is Ms. Gail’s signature. This author also has a way of creating realistic interactions between her characters, their love, passion, angst or hate all very convincing and rings true. I love the interaction of these characters, Rob with a chip on his shoulder, which is understandable  after losing so much and after previously having made strides to become more present in life and school; he had through his running and in other areas become more “present”  in his day-to-day life. Until the tragedy hit and once again he reverts back to the shadows and is distant…seeming not to care; but it comes to a point where he will need  to start caring again to save himself… and to save his relationship with Sarah now that suspicions have risen on whether he is the arsonist or not???  

Sara holds her own with Rob and is truly his match, and although not her intention falls for the beautiful Rob. Their relationship heats up and passion ignites, while the shadow of what actually happened the night Robs parent died?

I loved the interactions and dialogue with the two characters. The dialogue was fun, fresh and entertaining. I enjoyed the flirting and teasing and as the relationship deepened…I enjoyed seeing the raw honesty the two shared. I was kept very edgy as the mystery played out, wanting to hope beyond hope, just as Sara… that Rob was innocent, hoping I wasn’t being fooled:) Ms. Gail is truly a talented writer, fast past, awesome ability to create fun, thrilling story lines, not weighed down and flowed well.

I truly recommend Burning Down the House for older teens to adults due to sexual situations and some language. I also recommend checking out this author’s other stories where the heroines are feisty and strong like Sara and just as crush worthy as Rob:)

IndieWritersReview Welcomes Thoughts Influence Power Snippets by T.R. Johnson (Maverick Promotions)


Hello Everyone! I am excited that IndieWritersReview is host today for Thoughts Influence Power Snippets by Author T.R. Johnson  as part of her#MaverickPromotions Virtual Tour!

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AUTHOR TR Johnson

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I believe it is God ordained when your passion comes (seemingly) by chance.  My writing started from a simple thank-you to eight women who played a crucial role at a very dark time in my life.

The women, I started calling Angels helped me discover a passion to entertain, educate and empower hearts through writing.  Writing continues to be the most stimulating thing I have ever done.  All I write serves as a testimony to eight women, fashioned after Angels who collaborate acts of love continues to impact my life.

Buy Link

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ABOUT THE BOOK

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Blurb:

Thoughts Influence Power Snippets is a self-love book focusing much deserved attention on the way women talk to themselves. Thoughts Influence Power Snippets takes readers on a unique journey within to appreciate their strengths, improve their weaknesses and value loving all their tendencies.The foundation of Thoughts Influence Power Snippets is the word Snippet; a word with less than favorable qualities. The author created new thoughts, views and use of the word, proof, our thoughts influence our power.

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GUEST POST

Author T.R. Johnson Snippets!

The foundation of Thoughts Influence Power Snippets is the word Snippet; a word with less than favorable qualities. The author created new thoughts, views and use of the word, proof, our thoughts influence our power.

10 Commandments For Loving YOU!

It is your birthright to love the most important person in your life.

Allow these 10 Commandments for Loving YOU! help you on this lifelong journey…

88-SnippTips…for The Snippetpreneur’s Heart

Eighty-eight mini lessons to grow and nurture the heart of your business because nurtured hearts grow, thrive and most importantly, give!

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Promotion March 17th-21st

Mon. – 30 minute Book Chat w/ Michelle Cornwell-Jordan- IndieReview Behind The Scenes Internet Radio

Tues.- Video Spotlight promo at  IndieWritersReview 

Wed.- Guest Post at Write Indie: Musings of a WriterGeek

Thurs – Video Spotlight at IndieReview Behind The Scenes TV

Fri.  -Ten Minute Twitter View chat w/ Host Michelle Cornwell-Jordan

 Maverick Promotion ” Artists Not Afraid To Think Outside The Box” ©Michelle Cornwell-Jordan