Tonight on the Write Stuff — Tropical Kiss or Miss with Liwen Ho

Therapist Olivia Chan can’t wait to escape it all—a failed marriage, a struggling practice, and her son Micah’s recent health scare. The Hawaiian getaway she planned, however, gets rained on—quite literally—by a tropical storm and the unexpected arrival of her estranged husband Matthew, who’s determined to win her back.

Forced to confront the past, will Olivia and Matt learn to love again? The fear of rejection is great, but God’s grace is greater. With the help of their son’s prayers, this marriage might just weather life’s storms and come out for the better.

Join me as I talked with author Liwen Ho as we discuss her book! You can call in at 646-668-8485, press 1 to be live on air. Or, download Stitcher on your mobile device. Or click on the link here:http://tobtr.com/10166277.


An Amazon bestselling author, Liwen Y. Ho works as a chauffeur and referee by day (AKA being a stay at home mom) and a writer by night. She writes contemporary romance, both Christian and sweet/clean. She also enjoys writing about real-life matters, such as marriage, parenting and faith because truth can be as strange and entertaining as fiction. Her work has appeared in various online publications, including LiteraryMama.com and MomLifeToday.com, and she is a contributor at StartMarriageRight.com.

In her pre-author life, she received a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Western Seminary, and she loves makeovers of all kinds, especially those of the heart and mind. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her techie husband and their two children, and blogs about her adventures as a recovering perfectionist at www.2square2behip.com.

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The Arrogance of Well-meaning People — The Parker J Cole Show

In April, my hubby and I were walking our dog one afternoon when we came upon our neighbor from a couple of blocks down the street walking her dog. I asked after her husband, who I knew had been sick for a while and she told me he’d passed away a month before. Shocked, I gave her my condolences. She talked about her husband for a few moments. Then I started to share some of my memories of her husband as we walked back to her house. Her smile as I told a particularly humorous event lit her face up. She looked beautiful as we shared in the memory.

About two months later, we walked our dog again and she was sitting outside her home reading a book. After my dog and hers greeted each other, I asked how she had been doing since her husband’s death. She said, “I should be getting over it now.” I froze for a moment and knew in an instant she may have been mimicking someone else’s platitude. It angered me. Her husband had just died TWO months ago. Was it comforting to tell a woman who shared her life with her spouse that she should be over it now?

Unfortunately, this wouldn’t be the last time I’ve heard of people, in the middle of grief, being hurt by well-meaning people. In fact, it would be several more stories over the course of this time that led me to reach out to my returning guest co-host and contributor, Gary Roe. Well acquainted with grief and loss, I wanted him to help understand that in our efforts to give comfort, we need to be so careful of how execute it. In fact, in our well-meaning attempts to help, an certain arrogance may precipitate our words and cause more harm than good.

Join me by calling in at 646-668-8485 and press 1 to be live on air. Or, download Stitcher on your mobile device. Or, click on the link here: http://tobtr.com/10173285.

Tonight on the Write Stuff — Tidewater Summer with Jo Huddleston

Will Rose find the solitude she seeks during her island summer or is solitude what she really wants?

A compelling story of one woman’s pursuit of restoration from physical abuse at the hands of her fiancé. Rose Marie Henley’s Great-Aunt Clara convinces Rose to spend the summer at her South Carolina beach house.

Aunt Clara’s handyman sends his nephew to repair Rose’s water heater. Last year Rose would have been excited to see his over-the-top handsome nephew, Frank Sutton. But now she doesn’t want any man in her life again.

Frank has an instant attraction to Rose. Can he break through her defenses? He’ll do anything to protect her, but will she open her heart to trust him?

Join me as I talk with Jo Huddleston, author of Tidewater Summer as we talk about romance, the South, and the 1950’s! You can call in at 646-668-8485 and press 1 to be live on air. Or download Stitcher on your mobile device. Or, click on the link here: http://tobtr.com/10166695.

 

 


Jo Huddleston is a multi-published author who writes novels inspired by her fascination with the 1950s and her love of her native American South. Novels in her endearing Caney Creek series, her West Virginia Mountains series, as well as her stand-alone release, Tidewater Summer, are sweet Southern romance novels. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and the Literary Hall of Fame at Lincoln Memorial University (TN). Visit Jo at her website (www.johuddleston.com) where you can sign up for her mailing list and read the first chapters of her novels and novellas.

Links to Huddleston Online:

Website and blog (Read novel first chapters here): http://www.johuddleston.com

Sign up for Jo’s mailing list: http://bit.ly/1ZFaZwG

Amazon author page: http://amzn.to/2cfSroU

Facebook author page: http://bit.ly/2aqFEeT

Facebook personal page: http://on.fb.me/1Ubic69

Goodreads: http://bit.ly/1QAPtFv

Inspirational blog: http://bit.ly/1QAPRnr

 

 

Fasting and Prayer — The Parker J Cole Show

Parker J Cole BannerFasting and prayer are two things that go hand in hand. When we fast, we sacrifice something which we cling for whatever reason. Food, drink, habit, etc. When we fast, we give up the thing we rely on for self-satisfaction.

More importantly, we give up the thing that separates us from God.

That’s right — The IT which builds a wall between Jesus Christ and me. The thing which I hold onto because letting go is hard to do. Jesus made it clear that some things we hold on to can only be overcome through fasting and prayer. Why is that?

Let’s find out on the show with my guest co-host and contributor Danyelle Scroggins as she highlights her book, 40 Days of Healing. It is a journal to help us heal through fasting and prayer. You can call in a 646-668-8485, press 1 to be live on air. Or, download Stitcher on your mobile device. Or, click on the link here: http://tobtr.com/10172805.

Tonight on the Write Stuff — The Wrath Series with Sean T. Smith

Objects of Wrath
After the bombs rain down, the entire world is an open wound; it is in those bleeding years that William Fox becomes a man. William flees with his family to Magnolia, a farm in Tennessee, while America descends into madness, anarchy, and death. With the aid of elite Special Forces units, Magnolia emerges as beacon of hope and stability. But evil is hungry and relentless. A new threat stalks the Earth. To save his people, and perhaps all of humanity, William must be more than a lethal soldier; he must become a hero. Sometimes, the only way to defeat darkness is to become it.

 

 


Children of Wrath
The Fall brought mankind to its knees. After the world war, anarchy reigned across what was once the United States of America. For nine years, William has lived a quiet life in the west. When Tarantula spreads further north, the tenuous peace between territories is threatened. Gideon, a man who believes himself to be a prophet of God, triggers a war. William is propelled into battle again, fighting for his own life and the lives of those he loves the most.. As events spiral out of control, Gideon’s madness threatens to consume the world. William will battle his own demons and an insidious evil he cannot understand. How can light defeat darkness when the darkness comes from within?

 

 


Wrath and Redemption
Is it worth losing your soul to save the world? New America gathers its defense against the Tsar’s forces, while four heroes embark on a journey more perilous than they ever imagined. Will mankind find a way to end the cycle of violence at last? To do so may cost William, Crystal, and Ryder everything…because evil never surrenders. It must be destroyed.

Join me as we catch up with my return guest Sean T. Smith and his series. Call 646-668-8485 & press 1 to be on air. Or, download Stitcher on your mobile device. Or click on the link here: http://tobtr.com/10165137

 

 


It’s been a joyous, magic, tragic, and ultimately rewarding journey. He’s hiked much of the Appalachian Trail, slid down glaciers in the Rocky Mountains, gotten very lost in the Everglades back-country, and fished for Marlin in the Gulf Stream. He dove wrecks in the Caribbean, speared fish with sharks and blood in the water, and drank beer in foreign ports with fellow vagabonds, troubadours, and misfits. He lost his faith and love, yet thankfully they found him again.

Sean majored in Political Science at the University of Florida, then moved to Nashville to pursue a career in songwriting.

He started writing fiction after moving back to Florida, and now relishes the broader canvas a novel affords, though he”s still known to pick up his guitar from time to time. He considers being a dad the best thing about him, for his children make him a better man.

Sean is almost finished with his fifth novel, and already working on number six. At the same time, he is writing for an international video game developer for THE SEED, to be released in 2016 He enjoys interacting with readers, and is easy to find on Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, LinkedIn, Instagram, and his blog at seantsmithauthor.com.

Tonight on the Write Stuff — Love, God, and Tattoos with A. R. Robinson

LOVE, GOD & TATTOOS chronicles an orphaned tattoo artist and her struggle to maintain a relationship with God while living on the harsh streets of LA.?.

Book 1: Alcatraz, the Lost Pearl

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Fifteen year old Alcatraz is being chased. Born and raisedin a loving family, she suddenly finds herself fending for her life on the streets of Los Angeles. Consumed with anger, hurt and confusion, Alcatraz turns to the spiritual realm to find life’s answers. While experimenting with pagan spells, Buddhist chants, and yoga sutras, she continually encounters a spirit who claims He is God. The Truth she learns from this spiritual quest introduces her to the unexpected world of divine healing, acceptance and unconditional love.

 

 

 

 

Book 2: Alcatraz, the Righteous Pearl

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After two years of spiritual searching, Alcatraz has finally decided who the One true God is for her life. But trouble soon follows. Being rejected by her new found religious organization because of her appearance and discharged from the tattoo shop for her beliefs, Alcatraz is forced to enter the Hollywood adult entertainment life with her best friend Kuriko. The nightmares she experiences living on the dubious streets of Los Angeles causes her to struggle to keep her faith.

 

 

 

 

Join me as I talked with author A. R. Robinson about her series, Love, God, and Tattoos. You can call in at 646-668-8485, press 1 to be live on air, Or, download Stitcher on your mobile device. Or click on the link here: http://tobtr.com/10146887

 

Tonight on the Write Stuff — Four Years of Write!

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Four years of you.

Four years of me.

Four years of us.

Four years of Write!

We’ve been together now for four yeas as we’ve talked and interviewed authors worldwide. I can’t tell you how thankful I am for your suppot and for your help in making Write Stuff what this show is. It’s a ministry, an access point, a guide, a tool,  it’s whatever you need it to be. We’ve talked to authors all over the world and our goal is to continue to do that. Connecting readers to great authors. Helping authors get exposure.

Join me and my returning guest Rachel Rossano as we host the fourth year celebration! You can call in at 646-668-8485, and pres 1 to be live on air. Or, download Sticher on your mobile device. Sign in the Blogtalk Chatroom or click on the link here. Come on! Let’s celebrate!


Rachel Rossano specializes in clean romantic fiction set in historical-feeling fantasy worlds. She also dabbles in straightforward historical romance and not-so-strict speculative fiction. A happily married mother of three children, she divides her time between mothering, teaching, and writing. She endeavors to enchant, thrill, entertain, and amuse through her work. A constant student, she seeks to improve her skills and loves to hear from readers.