Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Diane Turner Show - June 29, 2015 now on mixcloud

#IndieBooksBeSeen - More than Just a Hashtag - Facebook Party July 1, 2015

 July 1st has been designated as Indie Pride Day, a day where we lift our voices and share our stories with the world.

Some of the best stories are written by independent and small press story tellers. Join us for a day of author take-overs and convo's on books!!

ALSO - Please know that this event is sponsored by ‪#‎Indiebooksbeseen‬. It's their annual event to gleam attention to the Indie Book Industry. It's our large splash in the pool.

It's our collective ROAR!


History Trivia - England and Scotland sign the Peace of Greenwich

July 1
 69 Vespasian refused to recognize Vitellius as emperor, and had his legions acclaim him as Imperator.
251 Battle of Abrittus: The Goths defeated Emperor Decius and his son Herennius Etruscus on swampy ground in the Dobrudja (Moesia).
 1543 England and Scotland signed the Peace of Greenwich.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Book Launch - The Purple Mist by Kim Scott

Jay Hanson was climbing the ladder at a prestigious Boston ad agency. His beautiful wife was expecting their first baby. Life couldn’t get much better
A misstep with a million dollar account leaves Jay’s life spiraling out of control. He is desperate to right it all again.
Jay’s wife brings a new pet into their home. This is no ordinary cat. Jay quickly learns the cat has astonishing abilities.
Focused on getting revenge at any cost, Jay is making wicked decisions. When everything is done there will be consequences.

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History Trivia - Union of Kalmar signed

June 30

 296 St Marcellinus began his reign as Catholic Pope. The violent persecution of Roman Emperor Diocletian dominated his papacy.  Also the papal archives were seized and destroyed, but the famous Cemetery of Calixtus was saved by the Christians when they blocked its entrance.

350 Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantine dynasty, was defeated and killed in Rome by troops of the usurper Magnentius.

1397 Denmark, Norway & Sweden signed the Union of Kalmar under Queen Margaretha.



Monday, June 29, 2015

History Trivia - London's Globe Theatre burns down

June 29

1509 Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII of England died.

1613 London's Globe Theatre burns down when a theatrical canon is fired during the play 'All Is True'. 

1644 Charles I of England defeated a Parliamentarian detachment at the Battle of Cropredy Bridge, the last battle won by an English King on English soil.


Sunday, June 28, 2015

History Trivia - Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul

June 28

548 Byzantine Empress Theodora, wife of Emperor Justinian I, and thought to be the most influential and powerful woman in the Roman Empire's history, died.

767 Pope St Paul I died. His reign was dominated by relations with the Frankish and Lombard kings and with the Eastern Roman Emperor.

8 Fighters of the First Crusade defeated Kerbogha of Mosul.