Collected Stories - Volume 1 Book Launch Events Archive

Oct 18 Wolfville Launch at The Box of Delights Bookshop - View as Facebook Live Part 1   Part 2

Sept 18 Halifax Big Splash Launch Party at-Halifax Central Library SEE BELOW

Special thanks to all the volunteers, authors, guest musicians and singers and of course the beautiful people keen to Read, Thank, Love, Share! You will carry this remarkable event forward with blessing!

Gift of the Hit founder Peter Davison, aka Be Happy Bass Man, teams up with his Music Therapist Kimberley North to open the evening.

Gift of the Hit founder Peter Davison shares how some of authors started to join the project.

 

PD Education Note: Peter's Parky Boogie is called Dyskinesia and is not a symptom of the disease but rather is caused from to much pill ingested dopamine, an over the line dose in his medication. This is not how he presents most of the time.

The song "Now" was in Gift of the Hit promotional video created by filmmaker Thomas who was unaware that Dave Carroll was also related to some of the contributing authors. Small world eh?

Chapter highlights from one of the 21 contributing authors to Gift of the Hit: Collected Stories - Vol 1

Kathy writes, "The human tragedy story is so apparent it can obliterate the soul journey perspective but love saw past dementia to the beauty within.”


 

Chapter highlights from one of the 21 contributing authors to Gift of the Hit: Collected Stories - Vol 1

Dena shares from her chapter with the invitation of find the gift from vulnerablity when the adversity brings you to your knees.

Chapter highlights from one of the 21 contributing authors to Gift of the Hit: Collected Stories - Vol 1

Thomas writes, "I am not afraid to use a healthy dose of reality to help men become aware of their health and screen themselves for illnesses. I may be one testicle short, but I will be forever Ballsy.

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"By Breath" Sung by You Gotta Sing Chorus

You Gotta Sing Chorus, under the direction of Vanessa Lindsay-Botten, is a Community choir based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Chapter highlights from one of the 21 contributing authors to Gift of the Hit: Collected Stories - Vol 1

Louise writes, "We often allow our eyes to guide us before our instincts but what if we can see greater
possibilities doing just the opposite?”

Chapter highlights from one of the 21 contributing authors to Gift of the Hit: Collected Stories - Vol 1

Joscelyn is also the Gift of the Hit series' co-author and Ghost Writer and our literary midwife
for the brain child we now have the pleasure to cradle in our hands.

Chapter highlights from one of the 21 contributing authors to Gift of the Hit: Collected Stories - Vol 1

Tricia writes, “The beauty of a passionate life is that we can move beyond finding ourselves into creating ourselves and as we release what no longer serves us, we can truly begin living.”
 

"Angel Wash" song, Organizers Gratitude and final song, "Home" sung by You Gotta Sing Chorus

Thanks to contributing authors, awesome volunteers who made this event remarkable! And you: Read, Thank, Love, Share!
 

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