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THIS PAGE CONTAINS THE MOST RECENT DOUG DAHLGREN SHOWS.

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Host Doug Dahlgren

Georgia author, Doug Dahlgren, is an experienced interviewer with his own unique style. Having nine novels to his credit gives him credibility with other writers and his manner offers them a chance to relax and tell you, the reader, about their work. Doug’s books, six of which are a popular series known as The SON Series, are available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle version as well as through most places where books are sold. You can also learn more about his books through his web page: www.dougdahgren.com. Join Doug Fridays at 11am to meet authors, artists, and other interesting people you may not know yet. Interested in being a guest?

Contact Doug at doug@dougdahlgren.com for details.
 

The Son Rising

Now available as an Audio Book

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The Traveler

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Everything You Need to Know about Audio Books

(Provided you know almost nothing now!)

Let’s take a look at audio books. What they are, how they’re made, are they just for blind people?

Are you a writer? Thinking about doing it yourself? Or wondering how to get started?

 

September 23, 2022 Show

CURRENT STUFF with Doug and Scott

It’s been a while…a bunch has gone on.

Scott comes on with me (oh god) to take at least two sides to what’s happening in the world.

Input from you is welcome as always…email to doug@dougdahlgren.com

It’s free for all Friday on ArtistFirst Radio… for my hour anyway.

September 16, 2022 Show

Author Gerald Gillis

Some books, and the shows about them, can be considered timeless. Such is the story of Dave Paige, a hard working pawn in the corporate world. Our “Way-Back” machine allows us to revisit a conversation we had with author, Gerald Gillis, back in April of 2014.  His book, Dare Not Blink, was fresh and new then. Some eight plus years later, the story is still fresh to those who work in the world Gerald describes.  I’ve updated the start, commercial break and the ending, but please…enjoy this encore presentation of the introduction of author Gerald Gillis.  Dare Not Blink…it’s worth a look.
www.geraldgillis.com

September 9, 2022 Show

Retired FBI SSA Jim Furry

From almost three years ago, meet an author who spent his career in law enforcement. Back when that meant something. I had the pleasure to meet a couple of real-life FBI Agents, a few years back. This interview is from over two years ago, but is timeless in the message and his book. There are all kinds of agents in The FBI. Real people with differing opinions and styles. While the agency is taking hits these days, remember, not all were or are bad folks. This is one of the good guys and I’m proud to know him. Enjoy his story, and his book…

After a short stint as a teacher, Jim Furry joined the FBI. Thirty-two years later, he retired having served in a clerical capacity and up to a supervisor in Counterintelligence surveillance. The target, Russian ships in the port of New Orleans. He has also served in Washington, DC, Springfield, Ill, Newark, NJ. The Newark assignment was as a supervisor in the investigation of the Sept 11, 2001 attack on New York. After his retirement in 2005, Jim became a consultant to banks, both international and domestic, watching for signs of money laundering. In 2016, James Furry retired again and began work on his book, "Fidelity, Bravery, and Integrity, My Story.” It was published last year. Jim brings his book to our show for discussion.

www.jimfurry.com

September 2, 2022 Show

Five Cent Advice – Half Price

Join me for a recap of where we are in the year 2022 and an opinion on what we can do to change the trajectory of our situation.

As Lucy offered Psychiatric help for 5 cents…I go her one better, half off and worth every penny.

Join me, agree with me, or offer where you think I’m wrong.

We are in deep stuff, folks. Ignoring it ain’t helping the smell so I say we stir it up and bury it.

Who’s with me?

 

 

August 26, 2022 Show

Everything You Need to Know about Audio Books

(Provided you know almost nothing now!)

Let’s take a look at audio books. What they are, how they’re made, are they just for blind people? I and my narrator, Ed Waldorph, are finishing up book six of my series known as The SON. I’ve learned a bunch about this medium and the process that makes it work.  Are you a writer? Think about doing it yourself? Or wondering how to get started? Why should I care, I like to read? We’ll spend most of the hour looking at these questions and others.

www.dougdahlgren.com 

August 19, 2022 Show

Author Bradsher Hayes  


Author and Baseball Historian, Bradsher Hayes, has complied a history of his favorite team. A Team he has followed for over 65 years. While not everyone loves the game as he does, most everyone will enjoy Bradsher’s take on this team, told through the personalities that shined during it’s 150 year run.  The book is 150 Years of the Braves. Join us as we discuss his work and his passion for The Braves.

 

   

August 12, 2022 Show

Musician Tim Purcell

Long time Atlanta and Nashville performer, Tim has fronted several bands in his career, including the current day Mustangs and the internet sensation, Foxes and Fossils. The later group, made up of journeymen musicians and young, fresh faced, ladies as the singers, basically named itself. It took a while for their work to gain attention, but once it did….it took off. Tim is taking some time from his busy schedule to share some interesting details about himself and his bandmates. www.foxesandfossils.com

   

 

July 29th 2022 Show

Encore of an Earlier Program

Angela DeCaires
CEO of BookLogix Publishers


We introduce you each week to interesting people you may not know. Mostly, they are writers. Writers looking for people to read their work. The ultimate goal for many of these authors is to be published.
This week begins a series we will complete over the next couple of months.

We will bring you a publisher to discuss what they look for in a book they will spend money and time on, to publish.

This week, our guest is the CEO of Atlanta based BookLogix Publishers, Angela Decaires.

Great information for writers and interested readers.
 

   

July 22, 2022 Show

Author Susan Lindsley

Soon after receiving her B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Mercer University, Susan began her writing career as a reporter for the Macon News. She wrote feature articles as well as news items. Her interest in writing had begun well before then, back in grammar school where she also loved her study of biology.

She wrote professionally at the Macon News (a daily), the Raytheon Manufacturing Co., the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Research Laboratory of Electronics), and at the Centers for Disease Control. At MIT, she wrote and edited the first paper on laser beams and the first on telemetry. She an article published in The Georgia Journal about a famed Atlanta writer, "Margaret Mitchell: A Portrait" (February/March 1983). Her interests run from Wildlife to Politics and she has written about all.

Her novel, “When Darkness Fell” won a Next Generation Book Award in 2016. Susan brings that book to our discussion of her work.

http://www.yesterplace.com/ 
 

   

July 15, 2022 Show

Your Humble Host

Doug Dahlgren

A few current events remarks and then I’ll share a few lessons learned in dealing with businesses these days.

Get a couple of laughs, at my expense, and hopefully save yourself some trouble down the road.  Enjoy….

   
July 8, 2022 Show

The Ultimate Panel


A full hour discussion with three retired businessmen from different parts of the country.

We’ll ask them about issues that are on the minds of nearly everyone, these days.

Will we cover everything? No

Will we resolved anything? Probably not

But hearing from others can’t hurt, if you still believe in this country and our system.

Email questions from the audience are welcome at: doug@dougdahlgren.com  

   

July 1, 2022 Show

Dr. Bill Keeton

We revisit an interview from December 2014, with Dr. Bill Keeton.

He brought us his then, new book, “A Boy Called Combustion.”

A great story of growing up in the 1940’s in Mississippi.

Please enjoy this encore presentation of that interview.

www.billkeeton.com

 

   
June 24, 2022 Show

Michael W. Paul

Author Michael W. Paul first brought us his memoir of growing up in Colorado. That was back in 2013.

“The Bridge Over Cedar Creek.”

Fans have asking for more and Mike has finally released a new novel, an historical fiction story, centered on this country’s Greatest Generation. “Wild Horse – The Gods Await,” take the reader back to 1943 at an airfield in England, where young men with more courage than good sense, fly missions to defeat The Nazi Scourge. Their weapon is the B-17 Flying Fortress. The story is gripping and filled with insights only a fellow pilot could share. Join us for a discussion on this new novel you’ll want for your library.

   
June 10, 2022 Show

Jennifer Greene

Co-Owner of The Blue Ribbon Grill

Jennifer and her husband Eric purchased the Iconic Restaurant last year and will be hosting two major events in the next two weeks. National Bourbon Day is June 14th and the BRG will have a tasting and mixing class, in the bar, that evening. There is a $36 cost before fees which is refundable up to June 12th. There will also be a great, in store event, on June 21st in support of The Alzheimer's Association.

   
June 3, 2022 Show

Captain William G. Haneke

With the Memorial Day weekend just past, I wanted to share this achieve from way back…
From 2014 comes one of our listener favorites. I’m a veteran myself, US Army, 1968 – 1971. So just knowing this man is a special honor.  Capt. William G. Haneke ( Retired ), a five time amputee and survivor of the Vietnam War, came on to talk with Doug about his book, “Trust Not.” The story and the book are amazing. If you’re not familiar with his story, please take this next hour, sit back, and be inspired by Capt. Haneke’s story of war, injury and survival while helping others. And please, remember all those who served to make this country free and try keep it so.

   

May 27, 2022 Show

Author and Playwright

Emory Jones

Emory has been with us before. He is the current author and playwright in residence for the North Georgia Mountains that he calls home. He's written several books, some informational, some novels, and many that have also become stage plays. The most notable to date being, "The Valley Where They Danced." Long interested in producing an outdoor play, Emory has accomplished his goal with a new work premiering at The Hardman Farm, June 2nd 2022. "Valley Voices" tells the story of the legendary Nacoochee Valley and those who lived there over a span of 200 years. The play is joined by a new book, of the same name that will also be variable at the showings.

www.valleyvoicesplay.com

   

May 20, 2022 Show

Author Joan Holmes-Radford

Teacher and reading coach, Joan Holmes-Radford was raised in North Florida by a Spiritual Mother and a true to life, cowboy, Father. Music followed her from grade school to college which included a stint as Drum Major after serving as a twirler and Heads Majorette in high school. She wrote songs in her youth and that was it. Later married, she was divorced and spent time as a single mom, eventually having a family of four children. All seemed well until 2017, when her forth child, her son, Barry, died suddenly at his home, at the age of 46. There was no warning of this event. Joan wrote about the trauma, the grief and the recovery, through other issues that arose. "Born For This Purpose," tell her story and Barry's as a mother's tribute to her son's life.

   
May 13, 2022 Show

Musician Tim Purcell

Long time Atlanta and Nashville performer, Tim has fronted several bands in his career, including the current day Mustangs and the internet sensation, Foxes and Fossils. The later group, made up of journeymen musicians and young, fresh faced, ladies as the singers, basically named itself. It took a while for their work to gain attention, but once it did….it took off. Tim is taking some time from his busy schedule to share some interesting details about himself and his bandmates. www.foxesandfossils.com

   
May 6, 2022 Show

Doug Dahlgren

Author of The SON Series

I’ve introduced many authors, and what they write, to you over the years. 

Today, I want to talk a bit about my novels and why I write them.

Hope you’ll tune in and I hope you’ll be interested in my stories.

www.dougdahlgren.com 

   

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