Nightengale Press Launches 'Calling All Authors' on Global Talk Radio

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“Calling All Authors” weekly radio show launches Tuesday, January 17, 2006 at 7PM Central Time. Great information and interesting interviews every aspiring author needs to hear.

Publisher, Valerie Connelly hosts “Calling All Authors” on the Global Talk Radio station at in the live broadcast at 7PM CST (8PM EST, 6PM MST and 5PM PST).

Ms. Connelly said, “This week’s guests are Michele Batz, author of 'What's Holding You Back?' a very practical and useful fitness title and Kathleen Kearney, a freelance Editor. We’ll be discussing these main topics, Why Do You Need an Editor? and How To Prepare Your Manuscript for Publication.”

Ms. Kearney will explain developmental editing, where the editor really needs to help the author re-organize the work and consider plot and character issues, as well as point of view editing, where the editor helps the author keep the point of view consistent. Other points such as grammatical and syntactical issues, what editing is not, and of course, which pricing editors prefer --- by word, by page, or by job.

Nightengale Press author Michele Batz will show people how to stay on track in getting fit, why she wrote the book, how she lives the lifestyle she writes about and how her teaching benefits from her writing. Visit her site at

Kevin Dawson works with the hosts and said, “I’m really looking forward to working with Valerie Connelly and Nightengale Press ( and making 'Calling All Authors' everything it can be. I truly believe in this concept and will do whatever I can to assist Ms. Connelly make it a success. Even though call-ins are not common on internet radio, the nature of this show lends itself to that format. So, all USA listeners can call in at 1-800-773-0355, and international callers can call 310-328-9300 and be patched in.”

“I am a believer in the future of the internet radio world,” said Ms. Connelly, “and I am thrilled that our authors, our experts and all the listeners will benefit from this program on We look at this opportunity as a chance to serve all aspiring writers who want to take their work off the shelf or out of the file drawer and get it into the marketplace with good knowledge of the important considerations that go into such an enterprise.”

Global Talk Radio (GTR) began streaming in April, 2005. In the first 10 weeks, we received over 500,000 hits. Several hundred unique listeners tune in each day, primarily to listen to archives of interest on-demand. Many listeners stream through multiple archives of different shows in one visit. And our audience is soaring: up an average 40 percent per month. In fact, Global Talk Radio has earned the reputation of “the fastest growing internet talk radio station. The Global Talk Radio mission is to promote the growth, prosperity and well-being of those we serve: our listeners and sponsors. Global Talk Radio is committed to becoming the industry leader for producing top-quality programming and matching our content with a highly-targeted internet audience to provide the best possible experience for our listeners. Furthermore, we consider it our responsibility to contribute to the future of radio and broadcasting ? programming which will be produced and streamed across the internet, replacing conventional AM and FM outlets.”

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