News Nuggets: Announcements, Invitations, and Giveaways

News Nuggets: Announcements, Invitations, and Giveaways

Author’s Latest Book Now Available From NLS

By: Abbie Johnson Taylor


For those of you who use the National Library Services for the Blind and Print Disabled, I’m pleased to announce that my latest book, The Red Dress, is available for download from their site. Below is the pertinent information.




The red dress DB98282

Taylor, Abbie Johnson. Reading time: 5 hours, 38 minutes.

Read by Kristin Allison.


Human Relations


Eve wore a red dress that her mother had made for her to her prom. After her date cheats on her, she gave away the dress, causing a rift with her mother. Twenty-five years later, she is married with three children, and her high school reunion is approaching. Some strong language. 2019.





Note: This book can be downloaded from NLS at:  <>. For more information and for links to where the book can be purchased, please visit my website at:


Ernest Dempsey Announces His First Film Project: The Fourth Dream

Ernest Dempsey’s film company Twin Paws Productions completed its first film shoot over the weekend of May 30th and May 31st. Based on the screenplay written by Ernest Dempsey, this is a short horror film called The Fourth Dream.

The movie shows the story of a Halloween get-together of a group of neighbors who share their most haunting dreams of their life. Then one of the dreams narrated transforms the reality into a spooky and murderous scene.

The movie is being produced by Denise Carey-Costa and Joe Costa and directed by Petra Tressler and Joe Costa. The cast includes Shari Leigh, Michael Richartz, Annie Harmon, Teo Ciltia, Stacey Corbett, and Stephen Harmon. Director Petra Tressler makes a special appearance in the movie. Filming was done in Orlando, Florida.

Once complete, the movie will be entered in film festivals and made available online. For updates on the movie and other projects of Twin Paws Productions, visit:




Branco Events News has published a new article on our website. In Perspective, 159, Glenn Grimes and Former Congressman John Leboutillier Talk About All That’s Happening in America Today.
June 19, 2020 edition of “In Perspective”

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Your feedback is important to me and those guests who appear on the show, so please feel free to get in touch with your comments.

I look forward to your response. You may email me at: Robert Branco <>

Warm regards,

Bob Branco


An invitation from Patty Fletcher and the Group World Wide Weather


Welcome to World Wide Weather!

Do you enjoy weather? Interested in more than just the daily forecast which is usually for nothing more than to make sure you don’t get caught in an unexpected pour-down or snowfall?

Do you care about Mother Earth and her lasting life sustainability?

Interested in the possibility of global warming as more than just a passing fad?

Got thoughts on climate change?

If you’ve answered yes to one or more of these questions, then our group, World Wide Weather might just be for you.

Here you’ll find discussions on a variety of topics such as

·         Weather

·         Earth

·         Environment

·         Recycling

·         Space and more.

Join the discussion today at:

administrator John Dimarco and Leader Dog Shadow USA weather
Administrator Bernadine love Canadian weather
Moderator Patty Fletcher:
Britney Burley monitor hurricane reporter

Join Freedom To Be Me



Freedom To Be Me is a group where wonderfully happy, and loving people talk about Books, Books, and More.


What’s the More?


·         All things books

·         Blogs

·         Reviews

·         Writing

·         Reading

·         Newsletters, and Online Magazines

·         All things Tech

·         Spiritual (No preaching or pushing All Faiths Welcome)

·         And general BS.


In other words, if you keep it polite, and decently clean, all are welcome.


Freedom To Be Me Is a discussion group and though it’s not terribly active participation is wanted.


If you’d like to join us you may Subscribe at:


The Writer’s Grapevine is now taking paid ad submissions from the public at large.

Ad requirements are…

·         Advert wordcount 300-500

·         Font size .12

·         Font type Calibri

·         One website per ad

·         One photo if desired in either JPG or PNG format attached.

·         Photo file must be titled to reflect the content of the photo

·         No imbedded photos.

·         No Zip files and no PDF files.


One-time ad: $5.00

Reoccurring ad space for three months is: $20.00

Six-months: $40.00

One-year: $80.00


We take payment via Paypal.

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Jo Pinto here, with an important announcement!

To celebrate Audiobook Month, I’ll be giving away free promotion codes for audio copies of my award-winning novel “The Bright Side of Darkness” and my recently released book “Daddy Won’t Let Mom Drive the Car: True Tales of Parenting in the Dark.” To obtain the codes, you must have an account with Audible, and you must email me at:

so I know where to send the promotion code and which book you want. That’s all there is to it.

Happy Audiobook Month!

Jo .




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