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Spotlighting the Indie Author showcases the Independent Author using Book Reviews and Interviews with a dash of writing wisdom tossed in.

Spotlighting the Indie Author showcases the Independent Author using Book Reviews and Interviews with a dash of writing wisdom tossed in.

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United States

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Spotlighting the Indie Author showcases the Independent Author using Book Reviews and Interviews with a dash of writing wisdom tossed in.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 21: Book Review – Make Pretend by Armand Rosamilia

1/15/2021
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 in this collection and make pretend these stories aren't real,...

Duration:00:27:02

Episode 20: (Bonus Show 2) Mission: Christmas Traditions - Spotlighting the Indie Author Christmas Celebration

12/23/2020
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 best Christmas Cartoon, Movie and more? Plus find out what the...

Duration:00:49:18

Episode 19: Book Review – The Spider Who Saved Christmas by Raymond Arroyo - Illustrations by Randy Gallegos

12/15/2020
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 the enchanting faith-filled tale of Nephila, a cave-dwelling...

Duration:00:12:23

Episode 18: Book Review – The Seventh Spark: Volume One - The Knights of the Trinity by J.B. Lion

12/1/2020
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 series. This gripping saga will appeal to traditional and...

Duration:00:27:23

Episode 17: Bonus Show #1 - Spreading the Holiday Cheer

11/26/2020
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 with? Spotlighting the Indie Author decided, that we would offer,...

Duration:00:06:19

Episode 16: Book Review Double Header – Lucy's Mask by Lisa Sirkis Thompson and The Noise in the Woods by Jim Hartsell

11/15/2020
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 Sirkis Thompson, Illustrated by John Thompson is an illustrated Children’s...

Duration:00:24:00

Episode 15: Book Review – Decoding the Rapture by Joey Andolini

11/1/2020
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 Peace Plan Rise of the Beast and the False Prophet Formation of a...

Duration:00:24:00

Episode 14: Book Review – The Hell Next Door by Mark McLaughlin

10/15/2020
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 jeopardizes Hell, Heaven and the Afterlife. No Human, Angel or Demon...

Duration:00:28:58

Episode 13: Book Review/Author Chat – The Cardinalis Code by Avery Sterling

10/1/2020
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 Cardinalis Code by Avery Sterling is a Supernatural Romance novel filled...

Duration:00:30:44

Episode 12: Book Review – Mike Stone Texas Ranger by Patrick Lindsay

9/15/2020
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 he had acquired in New Mexico. He finds adventure and danger as...

Duration:00:19:50

Episode 11: Author Chat with J.B. Lion Author of The Seventh Spark: Volume One – Knights of the Trinity

9/1/2020
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 plot twists, similar to Game of Thrones novel series. The story is...

Duration:00:49:37

Episode 10: Book Review – Red Sandy Cat Detective, by JA Stone

8/15/2020
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 owner weigh heavy on their minds and heart dulling their law...

Duration:00:31:36

Episode 9: Book Review/Author Chat - Muerte - Death is What I Do by John W. Wood

8/1/2020
Welcome to Episode 9: Book Review - Muerte - Death is What I Do (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/9), by John W. Wood; With Special Guest John W. Wood Within the shadows of the US Government, a decision has been made to declare war on the drug trade. Only a few know about this no holds-barred-war. Colonel Ethan Wade, USMC, has been assigned to place a mole within the Mexican Cartel. Colonel Wade calls upon a man from within his Black Ops team, Ricardo 'Rico' Garcia, also known by...

Duration:00:30:14

Episode 8: Book Review - The Boy Who Saw in Colours by Lauren Robinson

7/15/2020
Welcome to Episode 8: Book Review -The Boy Who Saw in Colours by Lauren Robinson (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/8) A 12 year old boy, Josef is growing up in Germany during the Nazi uprising, and World War II. Will he survive, will his family stay intact? Does the family support The Mustached Man or are they divided. All the answers to those questions can be found in The Boy Who Saw Colours a Literary Titan Book Award winner written by Lauren Robinson. Nina Turnipseed and Joseph...

Duration:00:28:09

Episode 7: Book Review/Author Chat - We’re all Liars…101 Ways to Live the Truth by Robert Biehn

7/1/2020
Welcome to Episode 7 Book Review of We're all Liars...101 Ways to Live the Truth by Robert Biehn (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/7). Are you like George Washington and never tell a lie? Maybe the Cherry tree story was made up? When you are asked, "How do I look?" Do you reply “You look great”, to spare feelings. Did you know that just because you are together, doesn’t mean you should be. Did any of the hosts find anything that was helpful while reviewing We’re all Liars…101 Ways...

Duration:00:36:27

Episode 6: Author Chat with Lauren Robinson Author of The Boy Who Saw in Colours

6/15/2020
Are you a history buff? Do you like tales about WW II? Do you like to read Historical Fiction? What about a heart-filled story about two brothers and a doomed relationship. The Boy Who Saw in Colours combines all the above in a chilling and fascinating novel. Lauren Robinson joins us today to discuss this extraordinary novel. The interview/conversation between Joseph Clay Host and Lauren Robinson Guest was recorded via Skype using the MP3 Skype Recorder Pro Edition. For more on Skype and the...

Duration:00:38:32

Episode 5: Whats Coming Up Next

6/4/2020
What books are scheduled to be reviewed on Spotlighting the Indie Author for the remainder of 2020? Who will be the guestS on the shows? Join Joseph and Kelli for Episode 5 of Spotlighting the Indie Author to find out. Plus Kelli and Joseph will share how to get your book reviewed and/or be a guest on the show. Show Notes Credits Music * Intro/Outro and Credit Music: Thriller Announcement 5 - by Zigi 2, Courtesy of Free Sound * Podcast Background Music: Never Stop Dreaming - by Crescent...

Duration:00:14:44

Episode 4: Author Chat with Joseph Clay Author/Blogger/Entrepreneur and Podcast Host

5/15/2020
Today’s Podcast, Episode 4 is sure to be filled with excitement and packed full of attitude along with being a ton of fun. Why? This is Nina Turnipseed's first interview ever and her guest, the man himself, Joseph Clay, Indie Author, Entrepreneur, and Nina's boss. Nina is on a quest to find out what makes Joseph tick. Her questions won’t be easy ones. Nina plans to find out why Joseph hasn’t released any new material in close to 4 years and why does he keep rewriting Demons of the Jungle?...

Duration:00:41:29

Episode 3: Book Review - Promise Me Always by G. Michelle

5/1/2020
Nina Turnipseed is flying solo in Episode 3 of Spotlighting The Indie Author. Nina will be reviewing Promise Me Always, by: G. Michelle an Indie Author. Promise Me Always falls in the genre of Romantic Erotica. This is G. Michelle's first published novel. How will G. Michelle's book fair? Did this author make all the usual first time author mistakes or did she come out of the gate with a an exceptional first book? How many stars will the book receive? Can another Indie Author learn anything...

Duration:00:23:49

Show Teaser

4/11/2020
What is Spotlighting the Indie Author all about? The Show Teaser answers all your questions and introduces you to Nina Turnipseed and Joseph Clay the hosts of Spotlighting the Indie Author. This 3 minute show teaser explains the content that will be found in each podcast along with the subject matter. The hosts do this while trying their best not to get on each other’s nerves, which hardly ever happens. They couldn’t even make it three minutes.

Duration:00:03:01