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WOI Special: Mark Coker founder of Smashwords

Welcome to The World of Ink Network show on Blog Talk Radio. Our goal is to bring informative and entertaining shows to our listners.The mission of the World of Ink Network is to share resources that introduce tips, products and services to help strengthen, support and challenge those who love writing and the written word. The World of Ink Network hopes not only to bring authors, illustrators and publishers together, but also help them reach their readership.


Please join Marsha Casper Cook and VS Grenier on Wednesday at Noon EST 11CST 10MT 9PST as they welcome  Mark Coker, Founder, CEO and Chief Author Advocate. Mark Coker founded Smashwords in 2008 to change the way books are published.Mark and his wife Lesleyann co-authored Boob Tube, a novel that explores the wacky world of daytime television soap operas. Their book was rejected by every major New York publisher of commercial women’s fiction, despite representation by a top NYC literary agency. The experience inspired…

Summer Reading Programs on The Stories for Children Show

Listen to the Stories for Children Show Monday July 28, 2014 at 6pm Eastern - 5pm Central - 4pm Mountain - 3pm Pacific for a special on Summer Reading Programs and Book Clubs. Mom's Choice & Award-winning Author Virginia S Grenier will be talking about the importance of children and teens reading through the summer months.

Our guest today is Rebecca Kelley, the National Director of Achievement Gap Initiatives of the YMCA. During 12 years with the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati, Rebecca co-led a multi-sector community team that developed the award-winning Cincinnati Community Learning Center initiative and academic enrichment programs, including CincyAfterSchool, a 2013 nominee for National Summer Learning Association’s Award of Excellence. Through school-community partnership, Cincinnati produced a rise in graduation rates during the past decade from 50 percent to 82 percent, and a reduction in the achievement gap from 14.5 percent to 4.5 percent. Prior to joining t…

The Empowerment Show with Irene Roth - How Important is it to Empower Our Teens?

Join Host Irene Roth Today at 6pm Eastern - 5pm Central - 4pm Mountain - 3pm Pacific for a discussion about families, communication and much more. The discussion is open to callers and comments/questions in the chatroom.

The World of Ink Network brings you shows each week on topics such as books, writing, author interviews, self-help and much more. Today on The Empowerment Show, Host Irene Roth will be discussing the importance of empowering teens and how it is very important for parents to empower teens to be their best. Teens struggle quite a bit nowadays and they have many problems adults didn't have when they were adolescents. The culture demands certain things from adolescent girls and boys. But it is important for them to do more than mimic what their peers and culture is saying and doing. They need to become authentic individuals.

By taking these steps and joining in on today's discussion, parents could help their children become the best they can be. Call …

BlogTalkRadio: Guerrilla Marketing with Tom Garrison on The What IS Success Show

Join Host Virginia S Grenier on the Wed. July 23rd for Blog Talk Radio's Featured World of Ink Network show What is Success where she will talk with guests, share tips and talk about the film and publishing industry.

This month's guest is Author Tom Garrison, who for 15 years had a “career” (along with a full time job editing a political science journal) as a socialist in Santa Barbara, CA. Since then he now puts his mind to work writing opinion and hiking/travel essays for the local newspaper, The Spectrum and the Salt Lake Tribune in Southern Utah.

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BlogTalkRadio WOI Special: Emma Dryden returns to the World Of Ink Network

Welcome to a special World of Ink Network show here on Blog Talk Radio. Our goal is to bring informitive and entertaining shows to our listners.

The mission of the World of Ink Network is to share resources that introduce tips, products and services to help strengthen, support and challenge those who love writing and the written word. The World of Ink Network hopes not only to bring authors, illustrators and publishers together, but also help them reach their readership.

We invite you to join Virginia S Grenier and Marsha Casper Cook on Monday July 21 at 5PM EST 4 PM CST 3 PM MT 2PM PST when they welcome back their very special guest Emma Dryden.

Emma has over twenty- five years of experience editing and publishing Children’s books. She works with authors to help define, enrich, and craft their work to make it viable for the current marketplace. She is there for writers as she has always been and her interests range from picture books and graphic novels to humorous middle…

Indie Author Lynn Steward Joins VS Grenier on The Writing Mama Show

The Writing Mama show is on every Monday and is hosted by Mom's Choice and Award-winning Author Virginia S Grenier, who is joined weekly by guest authors to talk about the publishing and writing industry. Grenier, with her guests, hope to not only share their love of the written word, but also tips on writing, what makes a good book and much more.

This weeks guest is indie author Lynn Steward, a successful business woman who spent many years in New York City’s fashion industry in marketing and merchandising, including the development of the first women’s department at a famous men’s clothing store. Through extensive research, and an intimate knowledge of the period, Steward created the characters and stories for a series of five authentic and heartwarming novels about New York in the seventies. A Very Good Life is the first in the series featuring Dana McGarry.

These two women will not only be talking about writing, Steward's series, but also their love of the fa…

Interview Friday with Author Lori Benton

Lori Benton, author of the acclaimed Burning Sky, was raised east of the Appalachian Mountains, surrounded by early American and family history going back three hundred years. Her novels transport readers to the 18th century, where she brings to life the Colonial and early Federal periods of American history. When she isn’t writing, Lori enjoys exploring beautiful Oregon with her husband.


Author Kevin Gerard on The Writing Mama Show

The Writing Mama show is on every Monday and is hosted by Mom's Choice and Award-winning Author Virginia S Grenier, who is joined weekly by guest authors to talk about the publishing and writing industry. Grenier, with her guests, hope to not only share their love of the written word, but also tips on writing, what makes a good book and much more.


This week's guest is Author Kevin Gerard and teacher of statistics at Cal State San Marcos. When not writing or teaching, he enjoys walking the grounds at the San Diego Zoo, hitting the waves at Cardiff State Beach and visiting animals at local shelters. He also enjoys playing Halo on the internet; look for him in the rocket games as Magnifico, the magical dragon from the Diego's Dragon Fantasy series. To Follow Kevin Gerard, visit www.diegosdragon.com or www.conorandthecrossworlds.com


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Story Time From Outer Space - The Stories for Children Show

Listen to the Stories for Children Show Monday June 30, 2014 at 6pm Eastern - 5pm Central - 4pm Mountain - 3pm Pacific for a special treat - Stories read by Astronauts on the International Space Station!

Mom's Choice & Award-winning Author Virginia S Grenier will be talking about Story Time From Space (STFS), a project of theGlobal Space Flight Education Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit. For more information visit www.storytimefromspace.com

Grenier will be hosting astrophysicist and author Jeffrey Bennett, who launched five books to the International Space Station on January 9. The first book making an appearance is “Max Goes to the International Space Station” read by Astronaut Mike Hopkins from the space station’s seven window observatory, known as the Cupola. The books were selected by the founders Alvin Drew and space educator Patricia Tribe for their solid science and inspirational stories. The books are a perfect spring board for the coming science demonstra…