Members of Soul Asylum Poetry...
We are proud to announce the production of Two New books through
Soul Asylum Poetry and Publishing this year.
We Are Still in need of some short stories and recipes, so if you have a short story or recipe please send to us if you would like it included in either anthology, once enough material is in place release forms will be sent outlining the projects....
The Lucky Grub book is in the first format stage and a message will go out to all that have not yet submitted a release form, Thanks again for all the support you give,
Book one A book of short stories called - The Four Seasons.
Spring we are looking for short stories of love and romance. Summer stories will be adventure and coming of age, Fall stories will be the mystery category, and Winter of the scary, horror genre. All members interested in being in this book should contact us, send us your story and the season in which it comes under. We will be giving more time to all of you to submit for the short story book, expecting
to release this one Summer of 2007,, We will need all stories by the end of April 2007
Book two A book of recipes! This book will take a little coordination, so please look up on the volunteer list to put your name down! Please send all submissions to email@example.com After the recipes and pictures are gathered, we will have more information on the number of pages, style and price. We are hoping to have everything in for summer so a fall release is planned.......
Book Three Pat Simpson's Challenge to write a children's story, which will become a book to raise money for The Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto,, if you are interested please contact Pat Simpson as she is looking after organizing the stories for this project,,expected release end of 2007, January 2008.....A Soul Asylum Poetry Production.
Thanks to the wonderful work of Pat Simpson we are well ahead of the scheduled release date for The Children's Book for Sick Kids Hospital.
"The Lucky Grub Book" is ready to format, the cover design provided by pat Simpson, is just perfect. Thank you to all the poets who provided stories for this book. Release forms will be sent towards the end of this week, May 5th, 2007, you should receive them by. Please sign the release forms and send them back, the forms state that you keep all rights to your work, and we have only your permission to use the poems in this book. Thank you once again, and look for those forms to fill!
If you have any questions please contact
toll free 1-866-902-6655 ask for Ken.
Thank you and Blessings, Kenny
Last years anthology, a first for the members of Soul Asylum, is now one of our best sellers!!! Congratulations!!!
It is now available in Hard Cover Edition!
$24.95 CAD, Hard Cover Laminate. All Authors in the book will still receive their discount of 45% off the suggested retail price!
The Best of Soul Asylum Poetry..
by the Poets of the poets of the Asylum.
Carole Cookie Arnold
Bob L. Bowen
Shirley Rose Brantman
Kenneth William Cowle
Pamela P. Fuller
Apryl L. Huggins
Betty Louise Keck
Mary Lou Lenhart
Anna Lee Lott
Helen Michele McManus
Kerry L Marzock
Carole Nelson Sager
Denyell Nichole Pierce
Margaret B. Poole
Richard A Rousay II
Diana K Nichols
Randall S. Ramos
George Anne Smith
Mary Lou Sokol
Pamela J. Tennant
Emilia Nikola Young
Richard A. McShan
Now Available in Hard Cover!!
Our Top Posters for the Month of May!!
Next month, July, we will be giving away some golf shirts, to our most active members, thanks again for all your support, and great poetry.
This Month, 6514 visitors to the site, 385 new visitors this month.
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We also would like to let you all know that Soul Asylum Poetry and Publishing printed more than 3000 books last year between Author sales and copies and bookstore sales,,,,A wonderful first year,,,, and we know this number will grow,,,,,,,
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Welcoming Committee - Please contact Rebel Jo. So far we have: Joree, Lady Longfellow, YohYoh, Bethie, Lassiebaby and Rebel Jo. If I've left off anyone's name, please let us know!! We still need more people.
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Tami Ann Nelson
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I would like to add a prayer of love and goodwill for all our members here at Soul Asylum Poetry
There is unbelievable power in prayer.
Shaunmom please continue to keep Leslie in your prayers, having a tough time with health, and getting her disibility, drop Leslie a line so she will know you are praying..
Lassiebaby Lassiebaby is out of the hospital but still having a tough time breathing. Please, pray for her recovery from her medical conditions.
DSpiritsong was hospitalized with heart problems. She is still very weak and needs our prayers.
Texasgal is having heart rhythms problems and her knee from her surgery is infected and now has a build up of liquid in the knee; it is very painful.
Nanci Rubin needs prayers to give her the extra strength to care for her Mom whose Alzheimer’s is getting worse; Nanci’s love and devotion are beyond compare.
Anklescar’s health problems need our vigilant prayers.
Cookie Arnold needs our prayers for her continuing serious illnesses.
Mardy is still recovering from her back surgery
GeorgeAnne is still on her recovering from her knee surgery but I am happy to report doing very well.
Patsimpson’s husband is home from the hospital needing our prayers for his continued improvement.
Wegleswerth is in poor health right now and in the midst of several surgeries.
Rebel Jo’s beloved husband, Jim, needs our prayers as he has been diagnosed with diabetes and learning how to live with that condition is very hard and life changing.
Please pray for Patmews who has a kidney stone. Her recent surgery was not a success. Her doctor is suggesting an open kidney operation. Please, pray for the stone to dissolve.
Please pray for Marne who has taken on the care of her elderly mother. She is still grieving the death of her father and the adjustment is very difficult; she needs prayers to get her through her life right now.
Joree Williams is in need of our prayers she is still battling low potassium, which can wreak all kinds of havoc on your system, continued prayers for our Sister Joree...
Daneen Dustin: Daneen has just had surgery on her back and will be in recovery for some time, please keep Dannen in your prayers for a quick recovery..
Mizclaws: Mizclaws has been dealing with life issues, and health and our prayers are needed, please send a note of prayer and love Clawsy's way...
Pamibear: Pami has also been dealing with health issues, and prayers for Pami are needed as well, please do keep all our friends and family in your prayers,
Raindance: Please keep our dear poet friend Jim in your prayers as he has been battling some serious health issues as well,
May each day bring easement of their pain and the joy of recovery.
Prayers for a fellow poet from the poets tree and the poets.com site, Greybears is very ill and needs our prayers.
May each day bring easement of pain and the joy of recovery
The grace and courage of those needing prayers is truly inspirational
PRAY FOR THE EASEMENT OF GRIEF
Prayers are needed to ease the pain their loss
For Raindance who lost his dear sister to cancer
May their pain be eased and peace enter their hearts
A talented poet and beloved friend of many, followhim, was in a car accident. Sadly, she and her twins lost their lives. The depth of this tragedy is beyond the capacity for words. Please pray for her family and friends.
Continued Prayers For the Zimmer family and friends at this time of loss, Ralph will be fondly remembered by all.
A prayer for all members and
NOTES FROM THE MEMBERS!
Just a reminder!
To all new members! Please if you have not sent me your birthday please do so so that I my add you to our list! We would hate to miss your birthday! Please just send it to me via private message! Smiles and hugs! LASSIEBABY
FOR THE NEWSLETTER, JUST WISHING ALL SINCERE PEACE, AND LOVE IN THE MOMENTS OF EVERYDAY LIVING! AND THOUGH THE DARKNESS IS GREAT, THERE IS NO PLACE TOO DARK FOR 'HIS' LIGHT TO PENETRATE! SO, WE SHOULD BE WATCHFUL OF FLASHES OF LIGHT WITHIN THE WORLD, AND FOCUS OUR DIRECTION, AND OUR ATTENTION TO THESE FLASHES!
FOR LIGHT TRANSFORMS, AND BRING 'TRUE' PEACE, EHH?
I LOVE YOU GUYS AND GALS!
LOVE AND MIR,
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Mist Of The Mountain
by Mary Griffin Frese
Take a journey with Mary Griffin Frese to the Mist of the Mountain. A spiritually uplifting journey, filled with moments of love, humor, and answering some of the tough questions of life. We are sure all who take The journey will be left feeling better about themselves and the journey ahead….Summer release
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by The Inner Circle of Poets
(A book to raise money for Autism research.)
This book is filled with love, and precious
moments. The Homer series was my favorite.
Fairy Tales & Mermaids
by Marne Sayre
This book of poetry is Marne's first, however Marne is currently working on a novel as well. Fairy Tales & Mermaids is a wonderful collection of life experiences written in a magical way, a great addition to any book collection!
Format and Publishing through Soul Asylum Poetry and Publishing
A Lyrical journey Through Life
by Charles Henry Grocock
This is a legacy to Charles Henry Grocock, who passed away prior to realizing his dream to have a book of his own poetry. We are humbled that his son Karl has carried on and brought this collection to us from England to be formatted by Soul Asylum Poetry and have a cover design created by Diana K Nichols.
Published by Soul Asylum Poetry in cooperation with Trafford.
This title is available for sale here and is now released.
Paradise:musings of a nomad:
by S D McDaniel
(S D McDaniel's first publication, is sure to be an artistic addition to anyone's poetic library! This collection contains twenty years worth of observations, visions and creative works. Poems written with a rich, robust flavor, one reader describes S D McDaniel's works as
"delightful.. it's like eating cheesecake!)
A Best Seller!!!
Soul Asylum Poetry and Publishing is proud to present!
This is a collection of poems by the talented women of The Inner Circle of Poets. The Beauty Within is a book that raises awareness and money for Breast Cancer Research. Please take a moment to check out these talented and caring writers!
To read more about the group, visit:
Inner Circle of Poets
This book will be sold directly at their Merchandise section
My Poetry Garden:
by Dee Anne Blades
Soon To be Available For Direct Purchase From Soul Asylum Poetry!
This is a rich collection of work taking us to places of beauty and fantasy. Anyone who loves to be swept away will have to add this to their collection. Dee Ann is several times published and is currently working on a new three book series.
Formatted by Soul Asylum Poetry,
cover art by Diana K Nichols.
by Kerry Marzock
( horror novel, must read)
296 pages 6x9 format
24.99 CAD 21.99 USD
( A journey of blood and death, romance and revenge, taking place on the streets of Philadelphia no one is safe.....a must read a must buy!! )
Available in our bookstore Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Baker & Taylor Borders, and Ingram.
A Bountiful Adventure
by David C Lawton
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Okay you party animals!!!! We are still trying to obtain birthday information, especially for our newest members. Here's the opportunity to prove you weren't just hatched! LOL
Can we have the day and month of your birth (no year necessary). We're putting together a birthday calendar to wish those having a birthday happy wishes on their special day. Please notify LASSIEBABY with your information about your birthday!!
If you could email me back here with the day and date, that would be wonderful! Thanks so much!
Time To Party!!
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