Join me at my BOOK LAUNCH on Sunday 6th November!

It is with great pleasure that I can finally announce the official BOOK LAUNCH of my revised Self-help novel ‘Journey of a Sister‘, and my Self-help book ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger‘!  Join me on Sunday 6th November from 2-6pm at a (not publicized) venue in North London!  The event is for those who have read my books in advance, as we will be discussing the topics raised in them on the day.  You can get a FREE download of ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger‘ when you subscribe (see pop up box), and you can start Journey of a Sister by reading Year One Free! (click on the link)

There will be a panel of brothers who contributed to ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger‘ to take part in the discussion, and to answer any questions!

I will be attending various events leading up to the launch where you’ll be able to get signed paperbacks of ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger‘ and my award-winning poetry CD ‘Seeds of Love‘ with its Book of Lyrics (all 13 poems feature in  my Self-help novel ‘Journey of a Sister‘).  Listen to some on my Poetry page!

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Bring Back the Love is Back!

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I’ll be hosting BAP Theatre’s event ‘Bring Back the Love‘ taking place this Friday 30th September at The Enterprise Centre, 639 High Road, Tottenham N17 8AA.  Join us as  we explore relationship issues through Drama & Debate!  Tickets are only  £6.50 in advance, £8.00 on the door, get yours from www.baptheatre.com!  Next month, on Thursday 27th October, all the sketches will be based on my Self-help novel ‘Journey of a Sister‘!

If you enjoyed reading Year One free, pre-order your signed paperback  for only £9.99 so you can come and join in the discussion!  I’m  aiming to print it with my artwork in FULL COLOUR so YOU can benefit from the COLOUR THERAPY in them!  For  more info visit my Art Page! (Last day for pre-ordering: Monday 10th October)

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SPECIAL OFFER: Get ‘Journey of a Sister’ with ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger‘for only £14.99!

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LIMITED OFFER: Get all four of my products together for only £19.99!

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Payment can be made through Paypal (Artisan Impression).

Help ME help YOU! When you pre-order your books, you’ll also be sent a FREE invite to the Book Launch (taking place on Sunday 6th November from 2-6pm in North London, N17).

Last but not least, here’s a snippet of my poem “I Need a MAN!” accompanied by saxophonist Wadada!


P.S. Visit my Events Page for details of more events I’m taking part in leading up to the Launch, hope to see you at one of them!

Follow your heart!

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Promoting LOVE through Creativity!

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‘Rise of the Phoenix’ poetry CD Coming Soon!

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This is the cover design for the Book of Lyrics to my latest CD ‘Rise of the Phoenix’ (I designed it my Self!), what do you think?  The CD is due out at the end of this month; I just sent off for a draft copy of the Book of Lyrics to see how it looks in print – can’t wait!!! You can listen to some of the poems on my Soundcloud:

Some of these poems were never going to be released (like ‘BEWARE THE VAMPIRE!’) because I’m now ‘in the light’, but after listening to them again, they all have a message in them!

I’m still working on the final poem: ‘Black…Scorpio…Woman!’

It’s the hardest poem I’ve ever had to write! I started doing the research for it 3 years ago; it’s all based on Astrology, Numerology and Cosmology!  By the time I get the print version of the book (I left a space where the poem should go), I’m aiming to have the poem finished.  Then all I have to do is record it, so I’m well on track to having the CD out by the end of this month!

You can pre-order your signed copy of the CD with its Book of Lyrics for only £9.99 from www.singlespiritualandsexual.com/Products

Stay blissed!

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P.S. For details of my last Book Signing & Discussion event this year, being held at Harlesden Library on 21st Oct, visit my Events Page!

My Mad Art Sale has been extended to the end of this month!  I’m going to Ghana on a 3-month Writer’s Retreat (from Nov 7th), and all my paintings are on offer at bargain prices, check it out HERE!

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Pure Poetry with Cezanne Poetess Mon 10th June

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Great News!

My new weekly (internet) radio show ‘Pure Poetry’ starts on Monday 10th June 6-8pm GMT on Nubia House Radio! www.nubiahousemedia.com

Each week I’ll be featuring a Poet/Spoken Word artist, we’ll be discussing a different topic, and I’ll be giving information on poetry events happening that week!

The topic on Monday will be “What is the Difference Between Poetry, Rap and Spoken Word?”  Tune in and share your viewpoints!

As it’s my first show, I’ll be the Featured Poet!  You can learn a little bit more about my poetry background;  I’ll be giving you the number to call/text in with any questions you want to ask me!  This is a Family station so I won’t be reading any ‘erotica’ from my Self-help novel ‘Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual!’ (which features my artwork and poetry) but you CAN hear me reading a couple of extracts at www.singlespiritualandsexual.com – you can even read Year One FREE!

So tune  in to ‘Pure Poetry’ on Monday 10th June between 6-8pm to hear me playing my selection of poetry, to take part in the discussion “What is the Difference Between Poetry, Rap and Spoken Word?” and to find out what poetry events you can attend!

‘See’ you on Monday – in the meantime, you can download all 13 tracks from my first poetry compilation ‘Seeds of Love’ FREE (click on the icon):

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P.S.  As a special gift to all my listeners, I’ll also be telling you how you can get it’s accompanying Book of Lyrics FREE, which will be available as a FREE DOWNLOAD on MONDAY ONLY!

P.P.S.  If you are a Poet/Spoken Word Artist and would like to be featured, or have a Poetry Event that you’d like me to mention email me at cezannepoetess@gmail.com (no unsolicited mail please)

For information about events I’m taking part in, visit my Events Page

Have a LOVE-ly weekend!

Cezanne (artist/Poetess/author)

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February Events I’m Taking Part In!

First of all, I’d just like to say a big “Thanks!” to those of you who downloaded, read and left your Customer Reviews on Amazon for Year One of my Self-help novel ‘Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual!’.   Actually, I can count on one hand how many of the 409 who downloaded last weekend have left reviews!  However I am still hopeful as I know that some of you would have downloaded it to read at a later date, but please remember to go back and leave your comments before the next free download!

If you missed it, you can still read Year One FREE on Scribd here: http://www.scribd.com/cezanne_poetess.

If you like what you’ve read so far, you don’t have to wait to find out what happens in the next 10 Years of Suzanne’s quest for ‘the Truth’, order the paperback!  It’s only £9.99 (+ £3.99 p&p) from Lulu: www.lulu.com

The rest of the e-books will be available FREE every weekend (Fri-Sun) for the next 7 weeks; ‘follow’ this blog so that you get an email when they are ready to download!

What’s the catch?

As I mentioned in my last post, I would very much like your feedback on the book, and it would greatly help with sales if the books are RATED.  If you’ve read Year One and haven’t left a Customer Review on Amazon yet, please do so here:

UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B008C2A0U8

Outside UK: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008C2A0U8

Starting this week, I will be answering any questions you may have relating to each ‘Year’ on my Facebook Page so if you haven’t already ‘LIKED’ it, please do so now: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cezanne-Poetess/194864583903441?ref=hl  This week we’re discussing Year One: the ‘Truth’ – post any questions relating to the topics raised in each chapter and I’ll answer them there!

I’m also holding monthly book signing events where you will again have the opportunity to discuss the topics raised in my Self-help novel.  If you purchase the paperback version online and bring it with you, you’ll also get its complimentary poetry CD FREE! (otherwise £5) – and of course, you can also get your book signed! Order yours from Lulu TODAY! www.lulu.com

The next book-signing event is on Friday 8th February at the Djed Bookshop in Shepherd’s Bush at 7pm:

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If you haven’t ordered your book yet but would like to attend, email me at artisanimpression@gmail.com and upon payment (£11.99 via Paypal) I’ll reserve a copy for you.  Hope to see you there!

If you are unable to attend, signed copies of the paperback are available to order from my website using secure Paypal: http://www.cezannesart.co.uk (they make great gifts too!)

February Events I’m taking part in:

I’ll be at the Talent Lounge this Wednesday (6th):

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This is a great night out, and DJ Elayne (Colourful Radio)  is a brilliant host!  If you are a perfomer and would like to get involved, call Tony on 07973 507 458.

This Thursday 7th Feb I’ll be on Genesis Radio with Debrose the Black Rose between 7-9pm talking about my book and ‘Sex Magic’ alongside Astrologer Israel Ajose – don’t miss it!  www.genesisradio.co.uk ‘information for the Black Nation’

Thursday 14th Feb:

Black Arts Production Theatre invites you to

Bring Back The Love!

This might be the only drama you want in your relationship…

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 (I’ll be performing some poetry) For full details and to purchase advanced £5 tickets  visit: www.baptheatre.com (LIMITED CAPACITY – BOOK EARLY!)

Thursday 21st Feb:

Rising Generations ‘Art of Tottenham’ exhibition

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My paintings ‘Black Butterfly’ (used on the front cover of my book), ‘Self Love’ (used on the front of the CD’)  ‘Black Orchid’ and ‘Blue Lotus’ will be on display on Thursday 21st February (one day only).  If you are interested in purchasing framed prints please email me at: artisanimpression@gmail.com.  To view my artwork visit: http://wp.me/P2oJPB-4n

Wednesday 27th Feb:

I’ll be on Station FM 89.8 with Kehinde at the ‘Book Corner’ between 9-11pm talking about my book – tune in!

Hope to see you at one of the events!

Cezanne  (Black Love Promoter)

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Order your SIGNED COPY of my Self-help novel from my website!

Signed copies of my Self-help novel ‘Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual!’ are now available for you to buy directly from my website http://www.cezannesart.co.uk, along with its complimentary CD ‘Seeds of Love‘ (optional).

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When placing your order, enter the name of the person you would like the book signed to (they make great gifts, even for your Self!).  The novel features my artwork and poetry, and some of the poems in the story are on the Seeds of Love CD.  You can listen to some of them here: http://www.soundcloud.com/cezannepoetess

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The novel on its own is currently at the reduced price of £9.99 (normally £11.99) and the CD is £6.99,  buy them both together and save £2.00!  Order yours TODAY!  http://www.cezannesart.co.uk  THIS OFFER IS ONLY AVAILABLE ON MY WEBSITE, or wherever I perform.  For info on events I’m attending visit: http://wp.me/P2oJPB-km

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Book Launch Review

It may be a week later, but since pushing my Self to complete my novel in two years (instead of three) and then organising the Book Launch, I really needed to switch off for a week!  So I’m just getting around to writing a review:

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I was glad I decided to postpone my (re)Naming Ceremony as most people arrived for the Book Launch!  I hadn’t anticipated the amount of work that was involved in organising the Book Launch and the Naming Ceremony, and I wasn’t able to give the Naming Ceremony the attention it deserved, so I’ve postponed it until June 2013.  In my mind, I see it on the scale of a wedding, so I’ll be doing plenty of work between now and then to promote the importance of us (descendants of the enslaved) changing our names back to an African name.

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Although the venue was full, I noticed that a lot of my personal friends didn’t attend. I now put this down to me not inviting them personally, as I only sent out a generic email. In future, I know to invite personal friends personally!

Fellow poet Errol McGlashan (who also helped me edit the book) done a short drama sketch based on the church scene he co-wrote in Year One of the novel, where the Pastor is admonishing the young women in the church for wearing ‘unholy undergarments’ to God’s holy house!  We will definitely be developing this sketch for future events!

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After, I introduced the audience to my inner child by performing ‘My Artist Child’ Parts One and Two, then read an extract from Year Two which lead straight into my poem ‘The Preparation’ which features in that extract, alongside acoustic guitarist Theo Calliste and El Crisis.

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After a Q & A session, I signed books during the break and all 25 were gone in no time!

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I had tried to encourage people to buy their books online and bring it with them to the launch to receive a FREE ‘Seeds of Love’ CD but it didn’t quite work out that way!

I happily took another 14 orders though! (My eldest son Zaviere helped)

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I have fellow author Kwame McPherson  to thank for taking me to the Millionaire Authors Bootcamp in June, which spurred me on to get my novel finished!  I started publishing it on Amazon Kindle first, then when the whole book was completed I Self-published the paperback version with Lulu.com.  Kwame also took me to Raymond Allen’s Authors Bootcamp this weekend (7-9th Dec) where I learnt how to BRAND my Self – I am now the AUTHORity on how to be HAPPILY Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual! (If you’re not happily single, you won’t be happily married/in a relationship either!)

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It was also good to see fellow author Von Mozar (second from right) after all this time!  Debrose (Natural November, far right) also came to get her complimentary book and CD for helping promote the book to her networks. (she also bought one of the ‘Lover’s Attraction’ spiritual oils mentioned in my novel that I sell)

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After talking about the faculty of the Creative Imagination, I read some more extracts from the novel and performed another two poems that feature in the story, and are on its complimentary CD ‘Seeds of Love’‘Love Attraction’, and ‘R U The One?’

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El Crisis (host) performed two of his spiritually moving poem/chanting

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I thanked my three sons Zaviere, Sanchez and Azagba for putting up with me for the last three years while I pursue my passions – I think they were proud of me though!

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We had a great time, and I received some really good feedback, here’s one of them:

“What a fantastic Event, the launch of Cezanne Poetess’s New Book
‘Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual. wonderfull energy, beautifull people. I always think of what i am missing when i attend these events. There is an energy that you dont feel in your everyday existance. 9-5 really kill the creative spirit, too busy chasing paper no time to stop and feel. Anyway thanks Cezanne for the previledge to attend your event. Congratualtions” (taken off my page on FB)

For more information about my Self-help novel ‘Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual!’ and for links to download the ebooks or buy the paperback visit:  http://wp.me/P2oJPB-4W