Charity Anthology Spotlight: Snowflakes From Heaven

A group of ten talented and generous authors has contributed their time and talent to put together this Christmas Anthology to raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s charities.  Please support their efforts and buy this book for your friends and family. It will only be available for a brief time, and all proceeds will be donated to St. Jude’s.
With all the Natural disasters and weather-related events that occurred this year, our country needs everyone to reach out and give a little bit more.  Do your part to help! 

Contributing Authors - And their stories: D.Y. Freeman - Landfall K.N. Gemme - Missing in a Yuletide Blizzard Terra James - The Christmas Wish Michaelle Madrid - Christmas Déjà Vu  Hunter Marshall - A Christmas Wish Marie Martinez - When the Snow Fell Lorrie Panzeri - Mistletoe Smooches Logos Peregrin - Snow Angels Robin Rance - I’ll Be Home For Christmas R.D. Trimble - Andrew and the Falling Star
You can pre-order your copy on Amazon! The anthology will be available November 15, 2017!

Music and Memory

This is a charity that has recently come to my attention through my current employer.  I'd like to share a bit about them. We will be putting together an anthology at some point in the future with proceeds being donated to them. 
MUSIC & MEMORY℠ is a non-profit organization that brings personalized music into the lives of the elderly or infirm through digital music technology, vastly improving quality of life.
We train nursing home staff and other elder care professionals, as well as family caregivers, how to create and provide personalized playlists using iPods and related digital audio systems that enable those struggling with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other cognitive and physical challenges to reconnect with the world through music-triggered memories.
By providing access and education, and by creating a network of MUSIC & MEMORY℠ Certified organizations, we aim to make this form of personalized therapeutic music a standard of care throughout the health care industry.
For mo…

The Sounds of Advice #62: Quitting Smoking

Tips for quitting smoking:
Aisling: Quitting smoking can be hard. It's an addiction, not just to the nicotine but also the habits developed with being a smoker.

For example, some people feed the need to smoke after a meal, while they're driving, having one as soon as they wake up, or even feeling the need for one because of stress.
In order to help break these habits you can try to replace them with healthier habits such as chewing a piece of gum after a meal, treat yourself to something after each week of not smoking.
Sandy: Quitting anything is hard, but smoking seems to be one tons of people struggle with. However, here are a few tips to maybe help you.

First, be sure to have awesome supporters! Having support in this will help you. If you don't have any support from close friends and family. Reach out to a Facebook group. If you can't find one, make one. Support will be a huge part in quitting!!

Find something to help you not think about it. A lot of people I know th…

RRSMS Celebrates the Team: Gina Dierolf, Artist

The RRSMS Social Media Marketing Team is more than just a group of volunteers who help keep things running. We are authors, musicians, and artists. Today we'd like to take the time to appreciate some of the artwork from team member Gina Dierolf. She co-runs our Tumblr page. 

Creative Wednesday: The Real Celebration

The Real Celebration By S.M.
It was Durga Pooja celebration. West Bengal decorates itself as a bride just ready to get married. Decked in best of their clothes people throng the streets. The sound of Dhaak makes your legs shake and you come out of your house as if some divine force is pulling you out.

Away from all this noisy crowd he was wearing sophistication at its best and was roaming with his girlfriend on the secluded street to enjoy nearness of his beloved. Car stereo at loudest with best of english songs. Suddenly he pushed brakes. An old man was standing by the side.

Why? The festival is not for him? He is no sophisticated society then why he is away from the crowd. Rolled down the window shield he asked what happened? Gleamed old man rushed to the car “buy some flowers for madam please”. The old man was hungry since last three days. 

He let the old man in his car and they went to a nearby restaurant for some food for the old man. Curious he sat with the old man to listen to his p…

October Band of the Month: High Dive Heart

Jason Bradford Reeves (born July 1, 1984) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He grew up in Iowa City, Iowa before locating to California in 2005, where he began a long-standing working relationship with producer Mikal Blue and singer Colbie Caillat. He co-wrote many songs with Caillat, most notably the songs "Bubbly", "Realize" and "I Never Told You". "Bubbly" has been Reeves most successful work to date, hitting #1 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary charts, #5 on the Hot 100 and being certified Platinum (along with "Realize") by the RIAA. He has won awards from ASCAP.
Reeves works as a solo artist and also as a co-writer with other artists, including Australian artist Lenka, with whom he wrote "The Show". He self-released four albums and an EP before he signed to major label Warner Bros. Records in 2008 with the help of Kara DioGuardi and released an album and an EP with the label. He again self-released an album…

Meet Michaelle Madrid, Event Planner

Tell our readers a little bit about yourself. We want to get to know you better! I am a wife, mother, friend, reader and writer. I live with my family in the dry heat of the Arizona desert. I received a B.A. in Communication with a minor in English from The University of New Mexico and spent ten years working in corporate America. I currently have a few works in progress and am co-writing with a self published author. 
What’s it been like volunteering for Rock & Roll Saved My Soul? What is your favorite thing about it? I love working with Rock & Roll Saved My Soul! Being admin for our Facebook page is an awesome way to connect with others.
Writing for our blog's advice column keeps me writing about current, everyday issues. I am grateful to share helpful and uplifting information. I also share about our charity publishing at author takeovers on Facebook. My favorite part of working with RRSMS is sharing how we are changing the world one story at a time by producing positive an…