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Book: The Upset Author: John Driver Author Bio: "John earned a B.A. in History and a M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where he was a Whittle Scholar. He then worked as a secondary educator for several years, teaching history and math to high school and middle school students before transitioning into full-time ministry and writing. He currently serves as the Executive & Teaching Pastor at The Church At Pleasant Grove in Mount Juliet, Tennessee near Nashville, where he serves daily in numerous writing, discipleship, and speaking endeavors." (Source: www.johndriver.com)   1.  What was it that made Tyler Trent such an outstanding...

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Book: Integrating the Gridiron Author: Lane Demas Author Bio: Dr. Lane Demas is a history professor at Central Michigan University and the author of Game of Privilege: An African American History of Golf and Integrating the Gridiron: Black Civil Rights and American College Football. Lane was also in the recent ESPN film, "Football Is US," celebrating the 150th anniversary of college football.   1.  As a white American, what was the toughest thing to believe about some of the racism football players you researched were experiencing? Well, as a history professor I’d say it was all believable, unfortunately. Less surprising was fan...

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Book: Mother of The Dragons Author: A.R. Grosjean   Author Bio: "A.R. Grosjean writes full time in Fort Wayne, Indiana. But she came close to not becoming a writer at all. When Amber was a child, she had been bullied, laughed at, and mentally abused by her classmates and some members of her family. When she was ten years old, Amber couldn't take the pain anymore so she attempted suicide. It failed. She was at the end of her rope and just wanted it all to go away. But a year later, Amber discovered writing and fell in love with...

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Book: Now And Then Author: Victoria Browne Author Bio: "Victoria was born and raised in South London. Her love for writing blossomed in 2012 when she published her first novel 'Gut Feeling' after a long struggle with dyslexia. With a great deal of determination, Victoria has not let anything hold her back.Today, Victoria lives in sunny California, with her husband and rescue dog Tango. She enjoys reading, Cecelia Ahern, Danielle Steel, Sebastian Faulks, J K Rowling / Robert Galbraith, to name a few." (Source: www.amazon.com)   1.  Where did the idea come from for the book Now and Then? And...

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Book: How To Not Always Be Working Author: Marlee Grace Author Bio:  Marlee Grace is a dancer and writer whose work focuses on the self, distraction, creativity, and art-making. Her practice is rooted in improvisation as a compositional form that takes shape in movement videos, books, and hosting artists. You can find her zines, things she makes, artists she hosts, and more at marleegrace.space/home  1.  When did you hit that personal wall of overworking and how long did it take you to realize it was time for a change?   In 2015, I was running my shop/gallery/artist residency Have Company in...

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