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Want a special gift?

Hi all! On my travels I’ve met some wonderful people. None, more wonderful than my friend Dianne. She is a native from New Jersey who runs her own business. I would like to tell you about it, I like her work and I’m sure you will, too! I asked her how she would describe her …

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To Dream of Hope

“You should take a job more appropriate for a boy your age.” I was stunned, why should I just settle for that? “You should change your resume and stop trying to entice an employer to give you a more responsible position.” Why? Why should I take less, if I want more? When I was 20, …

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Al Martino, The Voice of My Choice

Recently whilst writing, my eyes were drawn towards my record collection. Now, I have a few hundred records, mainly ballad singers and opera, rock and roll, country and a lot of jazz. Not a huge collection, but enough to please me. One of my favourites is an album entitled ‘The Exciting Voice of Al Martino’. …

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First King of Rock and Roll?

1929 was a whole new world to the one we live in today. Ellington, Beiderbecke, Trumbauer, Lang, the Dorseys and Condon were ripping up the music world and a young singer trying to make his way in the world was among them. His name was Bing Crosby. This guy had sung with all the above …

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Dick Haymes, Equal to Sinatra?

The time had come for Dick Haymes to make a bigger splash. Throughout the 1940’s he had matched Frank Sinatra in every single way. Hit records like ‘It Might as well be Spring’ and ‘Love Letters’ dominated those early charts. The movies had made him a household name and concert dates were bulging with fans. …

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A Sinner Am I- Johnnie Ray.

Johnnie Ray had it bad, he had just found himself replaced by a new craze called Rock and Roll. The half American Indian, half deaf teen idol must have been in shock. Things had looked so rosy for him just a few years earlier. With Guy Mitchell and Frankie Laine he had rocked the charts …

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Want a good publisher? Try Darrell Bennett!

On my travels I meet some very interesting people. I interview writers and publishers and every other interesting person I come across. However, I have a question for all of you out there: Do you have an inspirational manuscript? Have you been turned down? I know how that feels. I also know a guy who can …

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Why I consider Stephen King to be a great writer…

A lot of people, my wife included, write off Stephen King as a writer. Why? Is it because he is immensely popular? Wealthy? Prolific? Is there a stigma involved for writers who specialize in horror? I think all of the above apply. I read all of his works growing up. The local library would supply …

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If you liked “Rose Amongst the Thorns”…..

If you really liked my book “Rose Amongst the Thorns”… Let me know! Email me at.. nicholas.wale@hotmail.co.uk Follow me on twitter- @nickwale1990 If you loved it, let me know! I want to hear your opinions!

Closure

Imagine your life being led in a room. All your freedoms are revoked and the world outside turns without input from you. Imagine your own Mother locking the door to make sure you can’t leave the house. Your friends ask you to go out with them but you know that you can never say yes. …

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