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The second annual Black Indie Author Week was a success. If you missed any of it, head over to my Instagram page to check out all the amazing content. Black-owned bookstores, Black-owned publishers, Black trademark and intellectual propert…

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May 31, 2022

Shudio Update!

If you didn't know, Between the Reads is working on making a backyard studio shed, which I affectionately call my 'shudio'. I did an Indiegogo fundraiser back in March. While I didn't get anywhere near the full amount, I did get enough to get the b…

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Yes! We made it to episode 100 and I am over the moon about it! Before I began Between the Reads, I did a lot of research on podcasts and one of the things I found out was that many podcasts experience "podfade" and never make it to 20 or 30 episode…

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April 14, 2022

New Podcast Cover Art

Hey Boos & Bros, Podcast cover art. It's a thing and it's completely different from a logo. I had my logo done a little bit ago, and now I've got new podcast cover art. You *should* see this within the next 48 hours if you listen to the show on…

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This past weekend I got to meet some of my Instagram friends when author D.L. White, who has been on Between the Reads twice, flew in from Atlanta to celebrate her birthday weekend.  It began with a trip to DC and a quick stop at the home of F…

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Yup! You read that right! Between the Reads now has a merchandise store so you can sport the logo of the podcast you love...and support the podcast at the same time.  That's a win-win! Click on the 'BTR Merch' button above to view the product…

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  This past Tuesday, I posted my latest episode featuring Whitney Hill and her series, Shadows of Otherside. Whitney is an amazing Black Indie author who is making huge waves in the Indie publishing industry. After only being published…

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Yes. Right in my own backyard. When Between the Reads started in January of 2020, I just wanted to talk to Black indie (and traditionally) published authors about their books and give them a little more exposure. I never thought that it would turn …

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Feb. 15, 2022

Afrofuturism and Me

I recently stumbled upon this gem of a book called   Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-fi and Fantasy   Culture. It is a wealth of information about the subject and takes a deep dive into not only books within the ge…

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Two years ago I had this "little" idea to start a podcast. It all began when I was in a reading slump and all the "best-seller" books and books trending on social media were huge disappointments.  I stumbled upon an Indie author and …

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