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Spotlighting the Indie Author, a podcast that showcases the Independent Author using Book Reviews and Interviews with a dash of writing wisdom tossed in. Book Reviews air on the1st and 15th of each month with the interviews squeezed in between those shows. Come on join us for the fun and get the scoop on new releases and meet the Indie Authors. Will the books reviewed make the cut and be considered for the Golden Spotlight Award or will they be tossed out the window or even worse flushed down the toilet.

Spotlighting the Indie Author, a podcast that showcases the Independent Author using Book Reviews and Interviews with a dash of writing wisdom tossed in. Book Reviews air on the1st and 15th of each month with the interviews squeezed in between those shows. Come on join us for the fun and get the scoop on new releases and meet the Indie Authors. Will the books reviewed make the cut and be considered for the Golden Spotlight Award or will they be tossed out the window or even worse flushed down the toilet.

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Spotlighting the Indie Author, a podcast that showcases the Independent Author using Book Reviews and Interviews with a dash of writing wisdom tossed in. Book Reviews air on the1st and 15th of each month with the interviews squeezed in between those shows. Come on join us for the fun and get the scoop on new releases and meet the Indie Authors. Will the books reviewed make the cut and be considered for the Golden Spotlight Award or will they be tossed out the window or even worse flushed down the toilet.

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English


Episodes

Episode 34: Author Chat with Patrick E Craig - Author of The Scepter and the Isle and The Gettysburg Letter (Latest Releases)

6/24/2021
Welcome to Author Chat with Patrick E Craig - Author of The Scepter and the Isle and The Gettysburg Letter (Latest Releases) (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/34) Length: 36 minutes 12 seconds Patrick E Craig is an author of 15 published books. These books have been published through traditional publishing houses, Publishing independently, and under his own publishing brand. Join us as we chat with Patrick about his latest releases, The Scepter and the Isle and The Gettysburg...

Duration:00:36:12

Episode 33: Book Review - The Rhise of Light by Max B Sternberg

6/1/2021
Welcome to Book Review - The Rhise of Light by Max B Sternberg (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/33) Length: 28 minutes 21 seconds Joseph and Nina review The Rhise of Light, the debut novel written by Max B Sternberg, on today's podcast. Come join them as they delve into a world that brings a unique twist and interpretation to faith-based high fantasy. With emotional highs and lows, certain peril, dysfunction, and humor; tough questions are asked, and answers will come to light....

Duration:00:28:20

Episode 32: Author Chat with Max B Sternberg - Author of The Rhise Of Light

5/25/2021
Welcome to Author Chat with Max B Sternberg - Author of The Rhise Of Light (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/32) Length: 30 minutes 52 seconds Who is Max B Sternberg? Max B Sternberg is a Believer, Husband, and Father ; who strives to live his life as best he can – in all areas – for Jesus. Max B Sternberg is also an Indie Author. His debut novel, a Christian Fantasy, The Rhise of Light is like no other, The tale will be released on June 1, 2021. Join Joseph Clay and Max Sternberg...

Duration:00:30:52

Episode 31: Book Review - Reflections on Leadership: What Leaders Say About Leadership by Dennis Mossburg

5/15/2021
Welcome to Book Review - Reflections on Leadership: What Leaders Say About Leadership by Dennis Mossburg (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/31) Do you feel stuck in your leadership journey? Are you just going through the motions and calling it leadership? Does chaos seem to follow you, and even know your address? Do you lack communication skills on the job and/or at home. Will the book Reflections on Leadership: What Leaders Say About Leadership by Dennis Mossburg, get you up to...

Duration:00:20:04

Episode 30: Author Chat with Dennis Mossburg - Author of Reflections on Leadership: What Leaders Say About Leadership

5/8/2021
Welcome to Author Chat with Dennis Mossburg - Author of Reflections on Leadership: What Leaders Say About Leadership (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/30) Leadership, it's not just for managers. As our guest in today's show, Dennis Mossburg, an Independent author, states. "We all are leaders, even if we are only leading ourselves." During the Author Chat Dennis tells us a little about his background, education and training. The author also discusses how his unique book, Reflections...

Duration:00:46:03

Episode 29: Author Chat with Tonya D. Bernard - Poet, Author and Blogger

4/15/2021
Welcome to Author Chat with Tonya D. Bernard - Poet, Author and Blogger (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/29) We continue our celebration of Poetry month with an Author Chat with Tonya D Bernard. Tonya is a published Author, Poet, along with a Blogger plus a Wife, Mother and Child of God. Today Tonya will be reading 7 of her poems that are sure to touch one's soul. Tonya will also be chatting with Joseph about herself and her writing; along with answering Spotlighting the Indie...

Duration:00:50:47

Episode 28: Book Review - Tempest of the Firefly - A Collection of Poetry by Tilly McGill

4/8/2021
Welcome to Book Review - Tempest of the Firefly - A Collection of Poetry by Tilly McGill (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/28) For our first show celebrating poetry month we had an Author Chat with Tilly McGill author of Tempest of the Firefly. Today the crew of Spotlighting the Indie Author reviews the book. Tempest of the Firefly is filed with 54 poems that take the reader down a dark winding path...wait is that a glimmer of light at the end of the road. Join the Spotlighting the...

Duration:00:28:24

Episode 27: Author Chat with Tilly McGill - Author of: Tempest of the Firefly - A Collection of Poetry

4/1/2021
Welcome to Author Chat with Tilly McGill - Author of: Tempest of the Firefly - A Collection of Poetry (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/27) April is Poetry Month. Spotlighting the Indie Author starts off the month with a bang. Join us as we have an author chat with Tilly McGill. Tilly will read some poetry from her two published poetry collections. 1 from Whispers from a Firefly her first published collection. We will hear 2 poems from Tilly's latest release, Tempest of the...

Duration:00:29:36

Episode 26: Book Review – Moon People The Journals of Lordiah by Dixon Troyer

3/8/2021
Welcome to Episode 26 Book Review – Moon People The Journals of Lordiah by Dixon Troyer (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/26) Today Joseph Clay (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/hosts/josephclay) and Nina Turnipseed (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/hosts/ninaturnipseed) review Moon People, The Journals of Lordiah an Amazon SCI-FI best seller written by Dixon Troyer (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/guests/dixontroyer). Moon People, The Journals of...

Duration:00:22:52

Episode 25: Author Chat with Dixon Troyer - Author of Moon People The Journals of Lordiah

3/1/2021
Welcome to Author Chat with Dixon Troyer - Author of Moon People the Journals of Lordiah (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/25) Today Joseph Clay (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/hosts/josephclay) has an in-depth interview with Dixon Troyer (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/guests/dixontroyer). What will they be discussing? Dixon Troyer’s debut Sci-Fi Novel, Moon People, The Journals of Lordiah. Dixon weaves conspiracy theories throughout this tale, which is...

Duration:00:42:53

Episode 24: Book Review – Breathtaking by Courtney Turcotte Bond

2/17/2021
Welcome to Episode 24 - Book Review – Breathtaking by Courtney Turcotte Bond (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/24) Breathtaking is Courtney Turcotte Bond's debut release. _Breathtaking _is a heart-wrenching coming-of-age story that fans of John Green and Nicholas Sparks will love. Here's the book blurb....To the outside world, Cara’s life seems perfect. The only one who knows the dark secrets inside her home is her best friend and next-door neighbor, Adam. Cara’s only escape is by...

Duration:00:24:35

Episode 23: Author Chat with Courtney Turcotte Bond - Author of Breathtaking

2/14/2021
Welcome to Author Chat with Courtney Turcotte Bond - Author of Breathtaking (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/23) Breathtaking is Courtney Turcotte Bond's debut release. Today in an in-depth author chat Courtney Turcotte Bond, an Indie author reveals how the book came about, the real people who inspired the novel, and some of the hidden secrets with in the tale. Oh Courtney also answers Spotlighting the Indie Author's 10 off the wall questions. This interview has something for...

Duration:00:42:11

Episode 22: Author Chat with J.B. Lion Round II - The Seventh Spark: Volume One – Knights of the Trinity - Visual Edition

2/1/2021
Welcome to Author Chat with J.B. Lion Round II - The Seventh Spark: Volume One – Knights of the Trinity - Visual Edition (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/22) We had an Author Chat with J.B. Lion back on Episode 11 (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/11) and reviewed this excellent Paranormal tale of good verse evil on Episode 18 (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/18). Today's chat is about The Book On Acid. The Visual Edition of the The Seventh Spark: Volume One –...

Duration:00:36:03

Episode 21: Book Review – Make Pretend by Armand Rosamilia

1/15/2021
Welcome to Episode 21: Book Review – Make Pretend by Armand Rosamilia (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/21) Short Stories, fun to read hard to write. Make Pretend by Armand Rosamilia is filed with 21 short stories ranging from horror to crime thriller to science fiction, contemporary fiction to fantasy and more. They contain stories written a few days ago to one penned over forty years ago. Go ahead and read the stories in this collection and make pretend these stories aren't real,...

Duration:00:27:02

Episode 20: (Bonus Show #2) - Mission: Christmas Traditions - Spotlighting the Indie Author Christmas Celebration

12/23/2020
Welcome to Episode 20: Bonus Show #2 - Mission: Christmas Traditions (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/20) Mission: Christmas Traditions is a light hearted skit about Santa's brother Joe Claus and his wife Nina Claus. Their mission from Bro Santa...visit two special people chosen by Santa to weigh in on the nagging Christmas questions that haunt all of us. Is the first Die Hard a Christmas Movie? What is the all-time best Christmas Cartoon, Movie and more? Plus find out what the...

Duration:00:49:18

Episode 19: Book Review – The Spider Who Saved Christmas by Raymond Arroyo - Illustrations by Randy Gallegos

12/15/2020
Welcome to Episode 19: Book Review – The Spider Who Saved Christmas by Raymond Arroyo - Illustrations by Randy Gallegos (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/19) We all know about the Grinch who stole Christmas, but did you about the Spider who saved Christmas? Yes Raymond Arroyo the author uses a spider to rekindle an ancient legend, that cast a new light on the story we thought we knew. The Spider who Saved Christmas spins the enchanting faith-filled tale of Nephila, a cave-dwelling...

Duration:00:12:23

Episode 18: Book Review – The Seventh Spark: Volume One - The Knights of the Trinity by J.B. Lion

12/1/2020
Welcome to Book Review – The Seventh Spark: Volume One - The Knights of the Trinity by J.B. Lion (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/18) The Seventh Spark: Volume One – Knights of the Trinity is a story of good versus evil. This tale challenges the moral and spiritual beliefs in all of us, as humans. A paranormal fantasy thriller full of suspense, plot twists, and elements of horror, similar to the Game of Thrones novel series. This gripping saga will appeal to traditional and...

Duration:00:27:23

Episode 17: (Bonus Show #1) - Spreading the Holiday Cheer

11/26/2020
Welcome to Episode 17: Bonus Show #1- Spreading the Holiday Cheer with Spotlighting the Indie Author. (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/17) What does the title of this show “Spreading the Holiday Cheer” have to do with the listeners? Well let me tell you. Since it's hard to travel to visit our families and pick up the presents we wanted to do something special for everyone who listens to us. So, what did we come up with? Spotlighting the Indie Author decided, that we would offer,...

Duration:00:06:19

Episode 16: Book Review Double Header – Lucy's Mask by Lisa Sirkis Thompson and The Noise in the Woods by Jim Hartsell

11/15/2020
Welcome to Episode 16: Book Review Double Header – Lucy's Mask by Lisa Sirkis Thompson and The Noise in the Woods by Jim Hartsell (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/16) With the Holidays coming up we spend a lot of time with family. A great way to occupy the little ones is to read to them or have a great book they can read. This week we review two children's book that will do just that. Lucy's Mask by Lisa Sirkis Thompson, Illustrated by John Thompson is an illustrated Children’s...

Duration:00:24:00

Episode 15: Book Review – Decoding the Rapture by Joey Andolini

11/1/2020
Welcome to Episode 15: Book Review – Decoding the Rapture by Joey Andolini (https://www.spotlightingtheindieauthor.com/15) When will the rapture and the last 7 years of the Tribulation happen? Can algorithms help with decoding the rapture? What critical indicators are pointing to the imminent Rapture of the church? Decoding the Rapture examines the 7 following signs: Increasing Birth Pains The invasion of Israel Middle East Peace Plan Rise of the Beast and the False Prophet Formation of a...

Duration:00:24:00