The Magic Happens


Well, it took us a while but we DID IT!  We created our very own RADIO NETWORK on Blog Talk Radio (BTR). is LIVE and filled with terrific programs.  Our schedule is updated continuously with NEW SEGMENTS and SHOWS while our ARCHIVES are growing each week.  Some of the shows you can enjoy feature interviews with the fascinating writers who fill the pages of our digital magazine with great content while still other shows are designed to introduce you to and hold the space for people not as yet connected to TMH but are in their own ways, Thriving Out Loud! So be sure to visit our BTR site today and give a listen to something that intrigues you. And as the announcer says; “This is The Magic Happens radio network”.

Did you know?  The Magic Happens has added a NEW FEATURE in 2014, designed to carry us through 2015 and beyond!  Visit the site, and enjoy the BOOKSTORE!  As many of our writers are published authors, we have designated a space for their books to be highlighted. Each book  cover is displayed accompanied by a description and of course we provide the DIRECT LINKS to the sites where the books can be purchased.  Oh behalf of TMH, we thank you for visiting and on behalf of the AUTHORS, we thank you for your PURCHASE!

My name is Annette Rochelle Aben and I am one of 6 Editors of a wonderful on-line experience known as The Magic Happens. It is my honor and role as a caretaker of this endeavor to SHARE who we are and what we do with as many people as possible. Our complete story can be found on our site but for right now, I will give you enough information to hopefully spark your curiosity and entreat you hither!
For several years many of us have enjoyed the offerings of this remarkable on-line magazine known as THE MAGIC HAPPENS. To be able to visit the site on any given day whether you have a few minutes to spare or an hour or two to drink in the wit and wisdom of writers from ALL over the world is truly MAGIC. There are articles that may make you think, stories that conjure belly laughs, chortles and chuckles as well as some awe inspiring photography among the offerings. Ah yes, The Magic Happens IS a treasure that is genuinely magical.
While the offerings will change from issue to issue, fresh every 2 months as of right now (September 2014) the archives date back to day one. Take a few and enjoy the progression of style of those who have been writing for the magazine from the beginning to the current issue. One of the things the staff of The Magic Happens prides itself on is not just providing space for writers to present their works but it also helping those who are trying to find themselves as writers, grow and flourish. Many a fledgling scribe has come to test their wings and with some gentle guidance has emerged as a confident collaborator! Some have stayed while others have moved on but everyone from the readers to the other contributors have become the richer for the experience.
There are going to be many changes over the next few months, such as new writers coming on board, the issues coming out monthly instead of every two months and some different features to be introduced to further engage the audience. As we continue to create MAGIC here with the magazine, we INVITE YOU to JOIN US, be a part of what we do and help us CREATE MAGIC for years to come for even if you only stay a short while, whatever you contribute becomes an eternal part of how The Magic Happens.
Annette Rochelle Aben
Editor/Contributing Writer

45 responses to “The Magic Happens

  1. I will definitely be checking this out. Sounds very interesting! 🙂

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  2. Annette Rochelle Aben

    an aspiring writer… yeah, right! winkie winkie… DUDE you are MORE than a writer, a published author AND the muse to so many others…

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  3. Well, I still have lots of ground to cover. 😉

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  4. Annette Rochelle Aben

    don’t we all my friend.. we are, each of us, constantly thinking, constantly writing… so much further to go because our brains don’t shut off so we can sleep at night… blessing or curse, who knows… who cares! 🙂


  5. sounds marvelous! can’t wait to see how it develops! would love to be a part, if you find a nook or cranny for me

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  6. will do! let me put some thought into what might suit. thank you

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  7. Congrats!!!!
    So the Magic Has Happened !!!!!!!
    Thanks for the comment and Blessings on your Dedication in my Post.

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  8. A wonderful idea! I wish you great success.

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  9. Fascinating combination of initiatives. I started volunteering at a local radio station in September and it’s a great experience.

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    • Annette Rochelle Aben

      There is something special about electronic communication. I am excited for you and your experiences with the local radio station. Here’s cheers to the fun! 🙂


  10. What a marvelous idea but where to start? Its a bit daunting. I love writing and am into my second book at the moment.

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    • Annette Rochelle Aben

      Ooh, congrats on the 2nd book… Well, we have those who write monthly and those who write quarterly, depends on a person’s schedule and muse. There are prompts each month and the articles submitted written around the prompts are the “feature articles” for that month. And we also have personal columns where someone can write about that which they desire to share. In your case, you may wish to talk about your books… So, give us a read, contact Kat and perhaps we will have YOU in our family soon! ❤


  11. I love the name of this Radio station!! I will come back when I have more time to listen to its programs, sounds exciting! 🙂 I hope you have had much success with it, as I see it’s been live for a couple of years now!!

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  12. Thank you for supporting me today, I really appreciate 🙂 Looking forward to read more from you 🙂
    Great blog by the way!

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  13. Where the magick happens;

    liken changing sand into gold?

    i also see that you dropped in for a read,

    thank you,

    hugs chris

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  14. Many thanks Annette for the interview which went out yesterday evening. Very much appreciated! All the very best. Kevin

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  15. You have a busy life with a blog radio and online magazine. I learned about your blog through Janice Wald. I wish you the most success ever. 🙂

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  16. I plan to tune in! Oh, and let me take this opportunity to Thank You for being the first Follower of this new blog of mine; a dubious distinction indeed.

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