September 2, 2021

Vern Turner has been writing and editing since high school in Ohio.  He's written and edited general essays, scientific articles, treatises and theses.  His editing experience also includes published novels written by friends and acquaintances.  Vern has been an avid reader of everything since he was old enough to hold a book.  His favorite genres these days include historical fiction, military fiction and history, action/adventure, solid, plot-driven crime, non-fiction politics and science-based books emphasizing the necessities for saving our planet.

Over the years, Vern Turner has been an industrial engineer, educator and world traveler.  He's spent time in Great Britain, Ecuador, China, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, Tanzania (He climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro) and Uganda.  The melding of his careers, travels and military service allows him to write and edit from a very broad base of topical information.  


Author Richard Rose's "RoboCallers from Hell" Blog Post

December 23, 2020
If you are as infuriated by the deluge of robocalls you get as I am, you’ll enjoy listening to this podcast (http://flashforcast.com/wild/rw013.mp3). I have devised a way to fight back and have some fun in the process. - Richard Rose

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December 13, 2020

How I have loved my teaching years, so full of cultivating young writers, as well as enjoying opportunities for traveling to many places around the world.  In Canada, I taught English to young adults of different nationalities, and in Portugal the parents of my kindergarten class were missionaries which led me to an African safari.  In the southern part of Crete, I discovered an international poetry seminar and was enthralled.  As my teaching career of encouraging young writers wound to an en...

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December 1, 2020

As a WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA author, I've written over 200-published books of fiction and non-fiction in just about every (if not every) genre … including erotica. Because of the latter, I'm apt to warn potential readers to be sure to check with me to see whether or not a book of mine is a cozy mystery, a mainstream romance, western, sci-fi, horror tale, children's book, or an exposé with enough sex to turn your grandma's toes.

My very first published piece was an article for a men's magazine,...

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July 9, 2020
It is my special pleasure to introduce the contributors to ALOHA LA'A KEA (Sacred Light of Love) - 2020 Savant Poetry Anthology. 

Thirty-five remarkable poets including Greg Dasalla, Garrett Uehara, Moses Pilla, Malia Elliott, Nicole Maika’i-St. Louis, Jay Palompo, Ken Rasti, James Andrade, Dorothy Winslow Wright, Skyla Reyes, Karen Sisler, Hongri Yuan, Daniel S. Janik, Rüdiger Herzing Rückmann, Chuck St. Louis, Michael Lau, Milionea Toluao, Christopher Scott Halicion, Brent Kutara, Uhene,...
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May 27, 2020
Award-winning composers, recording artists, performers and producers, Leon Siu and Malia Elliott comprise the versatile, creative team of Leon and Malia whose works range from film scores to commercial jingles, to symphonic works, to children’s songs, to vintage and current Hawaiian music, to contemporary pop and exotic world-beats.

Leon and Malia’s writing credits include the benchmark symphonic cantata, BOY WITH GOLDFISH (Albany Records 2007), recorded with the prestigious London Sympho...

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April 17, 2020

Helen R. Davis is an international-award winning author.  Her latest work, TRUTH AND TELL TRAVEL THE SOLAR SYSTEM (Savant 2020) is her first foray into children's literature.  Based on two beloved stuffed animals that Davis had created her own world for, Davis decided to publish this work and introduce her joys and imagination with others.   Davis's imagination is not limited to creating two brave caterpillars. 

She has also published several alternate history novels that imagine happier endi...

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February 29, 2020

An award-winning author, Richard Rose will conduct interviews with engaging guests, entertain with amusing anecdotes and introduce music that may be new (by being old) to some people—and we'll have fun in the process. He will also keep listeners posted about his novels [THE LAZARUS CONSPIRACIES (Savant 2013) and THE GUMSHOE (Savant 2017) and screenplays [COMIC CRUSADERS (Aignos )]. 

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January 24, 2020

Becoming an author was very new to me during the time I was in my doctoral program. Luckily, I was able to conduct research in the program under some great individuals who had a love for program evaluation. The doctoral program really helped shape me into who I am today and has really taught me to love research as much as my colleagues do. I picked up on many great insights from the experience.

Dr. Jamie Dela Cruz

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December 22, 2019
I was very lucky to have Mr. Donaldson as my ninth grade English teacher. He taught me that writing was not a chore, but rather an opportunity to explore. He taught his students that when you read a book you follow someone’s path, but when you write, you get to explore. I thank him for sharing his love of language and storytelling, laying it out there for us to pick up. As an author and playwright, I explore new realms, learn, and, when I do it well, I get to touch lives. I am always curiou...
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New Author/Recording Artist/DVD Producer Blog

Daniel S. Get to know new and established Savant authors and what they're working on these days.


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