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Welcome to rich narratives and dynamic dialogues, The Authors Porch!

Just as the best stories unravel through engaging conversations, we've designed this platform as the epicenter of impactful literary exchanges. A place where words, in all their glory, come alive through captivating conversations that spark inspiration, creativity, and deep connections.

The Authors Porch is not just a name; it's a beacon for authors and readers alike. Think of it as a meeting place where ideas meld, stories take flight, and voices—often unheard—find an eager audience.

www.theauthorsporch.com

The Authors Porch The Authors Porch

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Welcome to rich narratives and dynamic dialogues, The Authors Porch!

Just as the best stories unravel through engaging conversations, we've designed this platform as the epicenter of impactful literary exchanges. A place where words, in all their glory, come alive through captivating conversations that spark inspiration, creativity, and deep connections.

The Authors Porch is not just a name; it's a beacon for authors and readers alike. Think of it as a meeting place where ideas meld, stories take flight, and voices—often unheard—find an eager audience.

www.theauthorsporch.com

    S3 Episode 31 Arnold Montgomery - Battlefield Missouri

    S3 Episode 31 Arnold Montgomery - Battlefield Missouri

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    Arnold Montgomery served thirty years in the United States Army and retired with the rank of Colonel. His tours of duty include South Korea, Irag, Germany, Fort Bragg, Washington D.C. and several Army depots.



    A logistician and engineer by trade, he began writing as soon as he put down roots following his Army career. Arnold and his wife make their home on a small farm in Illinois.



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    • 47 min
    S3 Episode 30 Tammy Cohen - Text Messages to My Son

    S3 Episode 30 Tammy Cohen - Text Messages to My Son

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    Tammy Cohen, has been partnering with top-tier corporate
    executives and entrepreneurs to develop their personal and professional brands for more than 20 years. 

     

    Today, she understands her role as a connector and sees
    opportunities for women to thrive and grow exponentially, which is why she founded the Women Beyond the Table; a business network with a soul.

    Tammy added podcaster by launching the Beyond the Table
    Podcast, leveraging her ability to connect with audiences by sharing her guest’s stories and wisdom.

     

    In her consulting work, Tammy connects her clients to
    their mission, vision and core values statements and utilizes her networks to develop brands. Tammy is a frequent podcast guest and speaker on topics ranging from branding to leadership

     

    When she is not helping brands stand out or women to
    thrive, Tammy lives in Manhattan with her husband and 3 sons and owns Eighteen Restaurant on the Upper Eastside.  Text Messages to My Sons is Tammy’s first book where she connects deeply with her family in a world of devices.  It is a must read for anyone looking to build a deeper connection.

     

    Contact:  tammy@tcbrandconsulting.com

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    • 34 min
    S3 Episode 29 - Cranky Superpowers - Steven Joseph

    S3 Episode 29 - Cranky Superpowers - Steven Joseph

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    Steven Joseph is a first-generation American, the son of a Holocaust Survivor, a masterful attorney, seasoned negotiator, engaging speaker, award-winning author, and a long-distance runner having completed 53 marathons which include five-times at Boston and 18-time at the NYC Marathon. With a sharp sense of humor that has kept him schuckling back and forth at countless synagogues, he’s also spent many years sitting in stillness on a cushion, trying desperately to empty his mind while staring at a blank white wall at the Village Zendo. Despite his extensive life experience, he remains wise enough to acknowledge that he hasn't figured everything out — except, perhaps, for the art of effective crankiness.



    Steven’s books include The Last Surviving Dinosaur: The TyrantoCrankaTsuris, The Crankatsuris Method: A Grownup Guide to Effective Crankiness, and the "Snoodles" series, which includes Snoodles, Kidoodles, Poodles, and Lots and Lots of Noodles and Snoodles in Space: A Snoodle, The Zoodle Kidoodles, and One Happy Schmoodle. His latest book, Cranky Superpowers: Life Lessons Learned from the Common CrankaTsuris Chronicles, delivers more of his signature wisdom as he continues to explore and celebrate the cranky corners of life.



    Despite his long partnership with therapists and his time spent as an attorney, Steven remains grounded and approachable with a wit that is as quick as his award-winning blog is insightful. Don’t believe us? See for yourself when you visit Steven Joseph’s website. https://www.stevenjosephauthor.com/

    • 38 min
    S3 Episode 28 - Shadowland - P.L. Hampton

    S3 Episode 28 - Shadowland - P.L. Hampton

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    P. L. Hampton, an emerging dark fiction author, draws readers into a world of family, ancient artifacts, and the hidden shadows of the past. Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, Hampton now serves as a college professor while also pursuing his JD, balancing his academic pursuits with his passion for writing.



    His novel, Shadowland, weaves authentic familial lore with intriguing historical truths. Inspired by real events, this gripping tale centers around the mysterious Yoruba Divination Board, an artifact that spirals Aaron Langford and his family into an inescapable path. Hampton skillfully blends fact and fiction, inviting readers to ponder the origins and workings of this central artifact while immersing them in the Langford family’s unanticipated journey.



    Before turning to academia and writing, Hampton spent nearly twelve years navigating various sectors of the finance industry, gaining experiences that undoubtedly shape his richly layered narratives. Currently residing in San Diego with his wife, Tonya, he continues to explore the fascinating intersection of history and horror in his works.



    Discover more about P. L. Hampton's unique storytelling and connect with him on LinkedIn.

    • 31 min
    S3 Episode 27 - The Amber Menhir - Jonathan N Pruitt

    S3 Episode 27 - The Amber Menhir - Jonathan N Pruitt

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    Jonathan N. Pruitt is a lifelong educator, a former scientific researcher, and a provocative fantasy author. Rising from humble beginnings in a rural, economically disadvantaged county in Florida, he skyrocketed to academic success, earning a Ph.D. at the youthful age of 24.



    Pruitt's journey took him from the concert halls as a child prodigy pianist to the globally recognized halls of esteemed universities, including the University of Pittsburgh, Princeton University, and the University of California, Santa Barbara.



    However, his trajectory met turbulence with an international scandal in 2020 that questioned the integrity of his research methods.



    Proving the human animal can make profound changes, Pruitt rose from the ashes of controversy to become a fantasy author.

    With his debut novel, “The Amber Menhir,” Pruitt delivers biting humor, deep human insights, and a unique scientist's perspective.



    His life experiences—from living in diverse corners of the world like South Africa, Namibia, Australia, and Canada to navigating the wild landscape of his career—richly inform his narratives.



    In Pruitt's words, “I can be far more honest in fiction than I could have ever contemplated in nonfiction.” This theme shines within his storytelling, defying reality yet resonating with emotional truth. He makes readers question the differences between good and evil and the murky area between the two.



    To learn more about Jonathan N. Pruitt's journey and his venture into the realm of fantasy literature, visit his website.



    https://www.theshadowsofthemonolith.com/

    • 37 min
    S3 Episode 26 - The World Small- Kelly Anne Manuel

    S3 Episode 26 - The World Small- Kelly Anne Manuel

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    Kelly Anne Manuel is proof you can flip things upside down and become a prolific children’s book writer. She’s here with an array of positive messages for kids with four captivating book series. There are a total of 31 books—one for each day of the month—in four un-put-downable series.



    Kelly’s books meet children where they are in their journey. They are about permission and helping children see the world in both an entertaining and inspiring way.



    Her titles are reversals of familiar phrases, such as “Boots Rain” rather than rain boots. By shifting perspectives, she sees things through a child’s eyes. Her energy is kinetic. Her journey as an author is uncommon, and the way children respond to her and her books is life-changing.



    https://www.youtube.com/@kellyannemanuel

    https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/161946041-kelly-manuel

    • 36 min

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