The Writer's Haven with V. Helena

The Writer's Haven with V. Helena

The Writer’s Haven Show with V. Helena currently airs on 23 local channels across the DMV. The show is a platform for published authors and filmmakers to showcase and promote their work while inspiring others (Dreamcatchers) with the same endeavors. Check our website for a listing of channels and show times and friend/visit this page for updates on industry news (www.writershavenshow.com). Catch missed episodes of our show on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCeyOlEp_EnSzvBIV7g7tsg?view_as=subscriber... Show More

Episodes

V Helena interviews Right to Be Forgotten playwright, Sharyn Rothstein. Tune in to hear about Sharyn's success in writing
for television (Suits) and process for bringing her award-winning creations to the stage.

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October 14, 2019 29 min

V HELENA chats with AUTHOR LESLIE GREEN to discuss her new book, GOD DOESN’T MAKE MISTAKES: LEARNING HOW OUR MISSTEPS FIT INTO HIS PERFECT PLAN. This inspiring work centers on the importance of staying on course while walking in purpose.

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September 23, 2019 29 min

AUTHOR SANDRA MANIGAULT is back in THE HAVEN to discuss her recently released novel, VANESSA--THE NEXT CHAPTER.

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September 16, 2019 29 min

PAULETTE GAINES WOOD is the author of two books, THE NOBLE ANTHONY and HIS LADY CLEOPATRA, and THE NOBLE ANTHONY and HIS LADY CLEOPATRA: RETURN HOME. Wonderfully written, PAULETTE'S debut novel is an International Best Seller. That's a pretty great start for a first novel, but what is much more inspirational about PAULETTE'S accomplishment is she is living with the lifelong challenges of dyslexia.

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V catches up with 2019 Annapolis Film Festival Shorts Challenge Pitch Competition Winner Chuckwunonso Dereke to discuss her film, #Bride Price. A magical #Afro-futurism story about a young #Nigerian-American woman who goes to her local African grocery store and finds herself transported into a mystical traditional #Igbo wedding, the film resonates the message of women empowerment and self-discovery. This is one in a series of epis... Read more

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V. Helena sits down with #documentary filmmaker Sofian Khan to discuss his film, The Interpreters. It's a behind the scenes look into the challenges native #Iraqi and #Afghani #interpreters face in risking their lives to assist the U.S. Military’s war effort in the hope America honors that code and grants them #asylum in the US. This captivating thriller follows three men and their families who are trying to escape from their ... Read more

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V chats it up with filmmaker Anthony Grippa at the 2019 Annapolis Film Festival. They discuss the making of his film, Aleppo, about a Syrian-American doctor who suffers from a traumatic brain injury in Aleppo that leaves her “face blind" and unable to recognize those closest to her. A timely and gripping tale that delves into #humanity and #cultural #differences. This is one in a series of episodes featuring filmmakers with ... Read more

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V. Helena interviews #filmmaker, Melissa Haizlip, at the 2019 Annapolis Film Festival where she premiered her film, Mr. Soul! A #biopic on Ellis Haizlip, the host and executive producer of what was known to be the "Black Tonight Show" of its time, the film provides an intimate perspective on the life of the innovative and political Haizlip who featured many rising stars of black American culture on the show--#SidneyPoitier... Read more

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Lee Anderson and Patti Smith, co-founders of the Annapolis Film Festival, join V Helena in THE HAVEN to discuss their longevity as filmmakers and producers, women in the industry, and the importance of artistic expression in film. This is Part 2 of a 2 part series featuring highlights of the 2019 Annapolis Film Festival.

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Lee Anderson and Patti Smith, co-founders of the Annapolis Film Festival, join V Helena in THE HAVEN to discuss their longevity as filmmakers and producers, women in the industry, and the importance of artistic expression in film. This is Part 1 of a 2 part series featuring highlights of the 2019 Annapolis Film Festival.

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Best-selling author and playwright, Teresa B. Howell discusses her latest book release, Delayed, but not Denied, her book series, That Church Life, and the stage production of the same name. She also gives insights on owning your own publishing company and feeding the desire to write.

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V chats with *fantasy *sci-fi #author, Megan Morgan, about the 1st of her 4 book series, The Altered Wake.

#writers #authors #dreamcatchers

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V interviews #whoseshoesbook authors Christine St. Vil & Julian Kiganda! The dynamic duo drop golden nuggets on finding, growing, and staying on track with your #purpose, and wonderful tips on #branding and #marketing your #book. This is part 2 of their 2-part interview.

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Whose Shoes Are You Wearing co-authors and sisters, Christine St. Vil & Julian Kiganda join V. Helena in THE HAVEN to discuss their #inspirational and #thoughtprovoking #book on finding, growing, and staying on track with your #purpose. This is the 1st in a 2 part series.

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Best Selling Author, Kevin Wayne Johnson joins V. Helena in THE HAVEN to discuss his #GiveGodTheGlory! book series and drop some intel on the writing process, #publishing, #marketing, and writing #inspiring non-fiction work.

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V. Helena has an #enlightening discussion with Simba Sana about his memoir, #NeverStop. It is a boldly written work capturing the highs and lows of the #humanexperience. Poignantly written, Simba’s voice transcends the abuse, neglect and violence of his childhood to the discovery of #passion and #love only possible in the midst of a higher sense of self.

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Sister Scribe Terri Johnson stopped by THE HAVEN to discuss her latest novel, Faith Alone, and dish on her upcoming novel, Switched.

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In part 2 of this 2-part series, best-selling author, KL Brady, chats with V Helena about pushing past the #naysayers, the #writer’s life with and without a vanity #publisher, and #marketing truths.

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In part 1 of this 2-part series, best-selling author, KL Brady, chats with V Helena about her latest work, Troubles in the Cards, and her writer's journey that started over a decade ago with Simon & Shuster.

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March 3, 2019 29 min

JP Dallas stopped by the #THEHAVEN to chat about her highly acclaimed #debut #novel, Fade to Blacque,

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