Spotlighting the Indie Author

Spotlighting the Indie Author

Spotlighting the Indie Author, a podcast that showcases the Independent Author using Book Reviews and Interviews with a dash of writing wisdom tossed in. Book Reviews air on the1st and 15th of each month with the interviews squeezed in between those shows. Come on join us for the fun and get the scoop on new releases and meet the Indie Authors. Will the books reviewed make the cut and be considered for the Golden Spotlight Award or will they be tossed out the window or even worse flushed down the toilet.

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April 14, 2021 50 min
Welcome to Author Chat with Tonya D. Bernard - Poet, Author and Blogger (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/29) We continue our celebration of Poetry month with an Author Chat with Tonya D Bernard. Tonya is a published Author, Poet, along with a Blogger plus a Wife, Mother and Child of God. Today Tonya will be reading 7 of her poems that are sure to touch one's soul. Tonya will also be chatting with Joseph about herself...
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Welcome to Book Review - Tempest of the Firefly - A Collection of Poetry by Tilly McGill (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/28) For our first show celebrating poetry month we had an Author Chat with Tilly McGill author of Tempest of the Firefly. Today the crew of Spotlighting the Indie Author reviews the book. Tempest of the Firefly is filed with 54 poems that take the reader down a dark winding path...wait is that a glim...
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Welcome to Author Chat with Tilly McGill - Author of: Tempest of the Firefly - A Collection of Poetry (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/27) April is Poetry Month. Spotlighting the Indie Author starts off the month with a bang. Join us as we have an author chat with Tilly McGill. Tilly will read some poetry from her two published poetry collections. 1 from Whispers from a Firefly her first published collection. We will...
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Welcome to Episode 26 Book Review – Moon People The Journals of Lordiah by Dixon Troyer (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/26) Today Joseph Clay (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/hosts/josephclay) and Nina Turnipseed (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/hosts/ninaturnipseed) review Moon People, The Journals of Lordiah an Amazon SCI-FI best seller written by Dixon Troyer (https://www.spotlightingtheindiea...
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Welcome to Author Chat with Dixon Troyer - Author of Moon People the Journals of Lordiah (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/25) Today Joseph Clay (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/hosts/josephclay) has an in-depth interview with Dixon Troyer (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/guests/dixontroyer). What will they be discussing? Dixon Troyer’s debut Sci-Fi Novel, Moon People, The Journals of Lordiah. Dix...
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Welcome to Episode 24 - Book Review – Breathtaking by Courtney Turcotte Bond (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/24) Breathtaking is Courtney Turcotte Bond's debut release. _Breathtaking _is a heart-wrenching coming-of-age story that fans of John Green and Nicholas Sparks will love. Here's the book blurb....To the outside world, Cara’s life seems perfect. The only one who knows the dark secrets inside her home is h...
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Welcome to Author Chat with Courtney Turcotte Bond - Author of Breathtaking (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/23) Breathtaking is Courtney Turcotte Bond's debut release. Today in an in-depth author chat Courtney Turcotte Bond, an Indie author reveals how the book came about, the real people who inspired the novel, and some of the hidden secrets with in the tale. Oh Courtney also answers Spotlighting the Indie Author...
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Welcome to Author Chat with J.B. Lion Round II - The Seventh Spark: Volume One – Knights of the Trinity - Visual Edition (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/22) We had an Author Chat with J.B. Lion back on Episode 11 (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/11) and reviewed this excellent Paranormal tale of good verse evil on Episode 18 (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/18). Today's chat is about The Book ...
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Welcome to Episode 21: Book Review – Make Pretend by Armand Rosamilia (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/21) Short Stories, fun to read hard to write. Make Pretend by Armand Rosamilia is filed with 21 short stories ranging from horror to crime thriller to science fiction, contemporary fiction to fantasy and more. They contain stories written a few days ago to one penned over forty years ago. Go ahead and read the stories ...
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Welcome to Episode 20: Bonus Show #2 - Mission: Christmas Traditions (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/20) Mission: Christmas Traditions is a light hearted skit about Santa's brother Joe Claus and his wife Nina Claus. Their mission from Bro Santa...visit two special people chosen by Santa to weigh in on the nagging Christmas questions that haunt all of us. Is the first Die Hard a Christmas Movie? What is the all-time ...
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Welcome to Episode 19: Book Review – The Spider Who Saved Christmas by Raymond Arroyo - Illustrations by Randy Gallegos (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/19) We all know about the Grinch who stole Christmas, but did you about the Spider who saved Christmas? Yes Raymond Arroyo the author uses a spider to rekindle an ancient legend, that cast a new light on the story we thought we knew. The Spider who Saved Christmas spins...
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Welcome to Book Review – The Seventh Spark: Volume One - The Knights of the Trinity by J.B. Lion (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/18) The Seventh Spark: Volume One – Knights of the Trinity is a story of good versus evil. This tale challenges the moral and spiritual beliefs in all of us, as humans. A paranormal fantasy thriller full of suspense, plot twists, and elements of horror, similar to the Game of Thrones novel s...
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Welcome to Episode 17: Bonus Show #1- Spreading the Holiday Cheer with Spotlighting the Indie Author. (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/17) What does the title of this show “Spreading the Holiday Cheer” have to do with the listeners? Well let me tell you. Since it's hard to travel to visit our families and pick up the presents we wanted to do something special for everyone who listens to us. So, what did we come up w...
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Welcome to Episode 16: Book Review Double Header – Lucy's Mask by Lisa Sirkis Thompson and The Noise in the Woods by Jim Hartsell (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/16) With the Holidays coming up we spend a lot of time with family. A great way to occupy the little ones is to read to them or have a great book they can read. This week we review two children's book that will do just that. Lucy's Mask by Lisa Si...
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Welcome to Episode 15: Book Review – Decoding the Rapture by Joey Andolini (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/15) When will the rapture and the last 7 years of the Tribulation happen? Can algorithms help with decoding the rapture? What critical indicators are pointing to the imminent Rapture of the church? Decoding the Rapture examines the 7 following signs: Increasing Birth Pains The invasion of Israel Middle East Peac...
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Welcome to Episode 14: Book Review – The Hell Next Door by Mark McLaughlin (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/14) The legendary demons Asmodeus, Pazuzu, and Lilith are in the fight of their lives along with the Angels and Humans who work in hell with them. Why did Hell bust wide open? An experiment by one of the sons of Lilith goes south in a hurry. The result, Evil in the form of nature along with a Demon-Angel jeopardize...
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Welcome to Spotlighting the Indie Author Episode 13: Book Review/Author Chat – The Cardinalis Code by Avery Sterling (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/13) Today Joseph Reviews The Cardinalis Code and chats with the author Avery Sterling. Do you like Vampires? What about Action with Suspense? Need some Romance with hot steamy action? What would you say if one book contained all the mentioned. That's right The Cardinal...
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Welcome to Episode 12: Book Review – Mike Stone Texas Ranger by Patrick Lindsay (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/12) Join the crew of Spotlighting the Indie Author as they review Mike Stone Texas Ranger by Patrick Lindsay. Mike Stone Texas Ranger is a fast-paced western yarn that is hard to put down! Texas in the 1880's offered both opportunity and danger. Mike Stone comes to Texas to avoid the gunfighter reputation...
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Welcome to Episode 11: Special Guest - Author J.B. Lion - The Seventh Spark: Volume One – Knights of the Trinity (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/11) J.B. Lion is today's special guest and will be discussing his newest release The Seventh Spark: Volume One – Knights of the Trinity and more. Knights of the Trinity is a gripping apocalyptic thriller with elements of horror. A paranormal fantasy full of suspense and pl...
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Welcome to Episode 10: Book Review – Red Sandy Cat Detective (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/10), by JA Stone Follow Detective Red Sandy and his partner, Davis Plume, as they chase down the clues in their search for the infamous, Doctor Greyscale. Doctor Grayscale has his hands in everything that is illegal in Alley Town including drugs and murder. Will the law cats stop Doctor Greyscale or will the health of the human ...
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