the nudge ~weekly writing elbow

 Ongoing 2018


Grab a blank notebook, a manuscript already in progress, or open a new note in your phone. Each week, our publisher will give you the writing elbow~ a nudge to write on.... Visit our Home Page every week in order to get the weekly writing prompt from our publisher. For the prompts from previous weeks, visit The Nudge page.

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books in the world interview

 Online, 2017

 Click here to watch


Interview with author Melissa Corliss DeLorenzo. She appears on the television program, "Books in the World" with host Bob Silverberg. They talk about her novel, Talking Underwater, the inspiration she finds at the beach, why she wrote the story, her blogging platform, and more. Watch it here

#WEEKENDWORDSMITHS with NIKKI MARTIN

 Ongoing 2018


Every WEEKEND: Join author and yogi Nikki Martin @nikki_possibilities on Instagram for #weekendwordsmiths CLICK HERE to see a #weekendwordsmiths post from Nikki. 

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montgomery county chronicles: 

a tribute to history, community, & Leadership

 Clarksville, TN: May 3 & 5, 2018


7 p.m., Thursday, 3 May, & Saturday, 5 May, 2018, at The Roxy Regional Theatre: TWO FREE performances of "The Montgomery County Chronicles: A Tribute to History, Community, and Leadership", an historical stage play about Montgomery County and Clarksville, TN, written by Shana Thornton and directed by Amanda Pitt from Clarksville Academy and Ryan Bowie from The Roxy Regional Theatre. We're grateful to be working with a student group from Clarksville Academy, and the students are working on every aspect of the play's production. Some of the historical people featured in the play are as follows: Dr. Robert T. Burt, Ben Sory, Brenda Runyan, Cave Johnson, Gustavus Henry, Clarence Cameron White, Benjamin Franklin Rives, Dorothy Dix, and Wilma Rudolph.  More info. coming soon. 

Book launch for breatheyourombalance: yoga and healing, volume two

6:30 p.m. friday, May 25, 2018.

 Yoga Mat, Clarksville, TN.


6:30 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018, at Yoga Mat. BOOK LAUNCH for BreatheYourOMBalance: Yoga and Healing, Volume Two. Join us as we celebrate the release of our second yoga book! After-Party to follow in the same location: Yoga Mat Willow Studio 227B Dunbar Cave Road, Clarksville, TN.

african-american legacy trail 

 Clarksville/Montgomery County 2018-2019


Jerome Parchman and Shana Thornton are working with other local historians to develop a Legacy Trail emphasizing the importance of African-American history and culture within the Clarksville/Montgomery County community. They are also working with a group of design students from Rossview High School, and the students are creating the trail pamphlet.  More information coming soon...