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The Author Inside You Podcast is an on-line radio show designed to encourage authors to write and publish their first book. The podcast, produced and hosted by Leah and Matt Rafferty, is recorded in an interview style with a different guest on each episode. The guests share their insights on creating a book, from the rejections to the praise. The authors share stories so that all of us can one day publish the book of our dreams!

The Author Inside You Podcast is an on-line radio show designed to encourage authors to write and publish their first book. The podcast, produced and hosted by Leah and Matt Rafferty, is recorded in an interview style with a different guest on each episode. The guests share their insights on creating a book, from the rejections to the praise. The authors share stories so that all of us can one day publish the book of our dreams!

Location:

United States

Description:

The Author Inside You Podcast is an on-line radio show designed to encourage authors to write and publish their first book. The podcast, produced and hosted by Leah and Matt Rafferty, is recorded in an interview style with a different guest on each episode. The guests share their insights on creating a book, from the rejections to the praise. The authors share stories so that all of us can one day publish the book of our dreams!

Language:

English

Contact:

330-715-8694


Episodes

Never Too Young

12/29/2020
You are never too young to start teaching! Stephanie Wang, a high school student from Texas, recently wrote and illustrated a book designed to educate younger readers on the COVID-19 pandemic. On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast, listen to her inspiring interview and learn how she is creating a curriculum based on her book. Stephanie's website Lulu.com Canva.com

Duration:00:24:14

Novel Writing Tools

12/7/2020
Generally, we think of tools being used to aid in manual labor, but tools can also be very effective while writing a book. On this episode of The Author Inside You, we are joined by author Aran Jane who shares with us how he utilizes many different types of tools in his writing process. Plus, he tells us how enlisting in the military at the age of 17, became a great source of material for his books. If you are writing a novel, then this episode is for...

Duration:00:30:54

Listen To Your Audience

11/2/2020
Famous podcaster - and now author - Dave Jackson joins us for this episode of The Author Inside You. Dave shares great advice on how members of your audience can help you pen your book, that you can in turn market to all of your followers. If you already have a tribe, then this interview is for you. SchoolOfPodcasting.com

Duration:00:23:09

Writing A Book At Work

10/6/2020
Author Charles Cassady is fortunate to have a job that has a significant amount of downtime during his shift. Having been a writer for many years, Charles put this spare time to good use and wrote a book while on the clock. That's not all, while at work he taught himself video editing skills and made promotional videos for his books. In this episode of The Author Inside You, Charles shares with us some useful advice about approaching publishing companies and the preparation you need to...

Duration:00:25:43

Improving Your Writing With Google Maps

9/28/2020
Our guest on this episode of The Author Inside You podcast was fortunate enough to be able to take an entire year off of work to concentrate on his writing. Jeffrey K. Walker joins us to share how he used Google Maps, Scrivener, beta readers, and a copy editor to ensure his novels were top notch. We also discuss BookBub, self-publishing, book cover design, and discipline. If you are considering the self publish route, this interview is a must-listen! JeffreykWalker.com bookbub.com

Duration:00:38:01

Working With A Professional Publisher

7/6/2020
Rick Terrien began his working career as a kid selling newspapers at a stoplight. Years later his entrepreneurial spirit grew into a weekly blog that eventually became his first book. Ageless Startup: Start a Business At any Age, quickly became a reality thanks to Rick's perseverance and a large publishing company. Listen to this episode of The Author Inside You podcast to hear Rick's advice on the best time to start writing your book. Ageless-Startup.com rick.terrien@gmail.com

Duration:00:27:21

Illustrations, Fonts, and Low-Cost Printing

6/19/2020
Author Melissa Lyons joins us for this episode of The Author Inside You podcast. She shares with us her divine download experience which led to ultimately selling thousands of copies of her book. If you are looking for an economical way to print your book, this episode is for you! melissa@melissa-lyons.com Melissa-Lyons.com alibaba.com Contact print broker Bob Passantino at bobpass@aol.com

Duration:00:30:36

Support For Black Podcasters

6/5/2020
In these troubling times, we thought it would be helpful to encourage our audience to support black podcasters. Thank you. Minorities In Publishing The Brandon Show

Duration:00:00:31

Creating YouTube Videos To Grow Your Audience

5/25/2020
On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast we are joined by author Michael Deeze who reminds us that we all have to believe in ourselves to get over our inferiority complex. Michael also explains how he is using YouTube to strengthen his audience, plus he shares a few tips for working with copy editors. MichaelDeezeBooks.com Facebook.com/MichaelDeezeBooks Michael Deeze YouTube Channel OutskirtsPress.com IndiesUnited.net

Duration:00:24:20

Memoir Writing Tips - Everyone Has A Story To Tell

5/9/2020
Author Kevin Hofmann joins us on this episode of The Author Inside You podcast to offer suggestions on how to write a memoir. He shares his fascinating interracial adoption story along with how he wrote, finished, and published his book in six months! Kevin is a great guest, and if you ever considered writing a memoir, then this episode is for you! KevinHofmann.com Kevin@growingupblackinwhite.com Free book from Audible

Duration:00:24:19

Improv Your Way To Write A Better Book

4/18/2020
On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast we interview author, teacher, and podcaster Chad Elliot. As an improv teacher to writers, he is the perfect teacher for you. Listen to his stories about having his book read aloud to him, instant feedback from his audience, and keys to storytelling that will captivate your readers. Contact Chad at seattleimprovclasses.com Podcast: Intriguing Interviews

Duration:00:32:48

Stop Planning For It - Just Sit Down and Do It

4/12/2020
Author Mag Diamond began writing her book at the age of 11, she finished the manuscript just before her 70th birthday. On this episode of The Author Inside You, Mag reminds us that everyone has a story worth telling and whatever your age, now is the time to write a book. MagDimond.com Write to the Finish online course SheWritesPress.com KirkusReviews.com

Duration:00:24:56

Don't Be Afraid To Ask For a Goodreads Review

3/27/2020
A book signing at a local bar? Our guest, Bill Halpin, has had great success with multiple book signing events at local breweries. He tells us how simple they are to set up on this episode of The Author Inside You podcast. Plus, Bill explains the steps on how he was able to obtain over 70 reviews for his book on Goodreads! website: Billhalpinbooks.com Instagram: @authorbillhalpin Facebook: @billhalpinbooks

Duration:00:18:30

List Your E-Book with 50 Online Bookstores

3/1/2020
Author Keith Guernsey is back on this episode of The Author Inside You to tell us about writing his inspirational book based on his battle with cancer. Keith shares with us a great tip on how to easily list your e-book on more than 50 online bookstores. If you have an e-book or plan on publishing one, then this episode is a must-listen! books2read.com

Duration:00:12:02

They Want To Hear Your Stories

2/20/2020
Author Robert Longyear joins us on this episode of The Author Inside You podcast. He shares with us insights and tips on how to improve your writing. Robert reminds us that great storytelling is not just for works of fiction, how to raise funds for publishing via indiegogo.com, and a fantastic idea on how to help your graphic designer create the ideal book cover. Indiegogo.com/projects/innovating-for-wellness LinkedIn.com/in/robert-l-longyear-iii Twitter:@RLLongyear

Duration:00:20:16

Success At Writing Contests

2/13/2020
So often we need a dose of affirmation about our work. It’s wonderful to receive some feedback from our peers, which is why Scribophile.com is a great resource for writers. On this special episode of The Author Inside You, we interview two writers who have both recently won online writing contests. Darlene Peters won first place in the Holiday Poem contest and Adam Down won first place in the First Chapter of a Novel contest. Both Adam and Darlene have great stories to share about their...

Duration:00:18:51

No Time To Write A Book?

1/30/2020
Don't think you have time to write a book? Check out this episode of The Author Inside You podcast where we interview Anya Stassiy who wrote her book while waiting for her children at after school events. That's not all, Anya wrote the whole novel on her phone! Facebook.com/anyastassiywrites Instagram.com/writing_mommy

Duration:00:14:50

How to Thank Everyone Who Buys Your Book

1/19/2020
Author Jesse Cruz explains how he appreciates the people who purchase his book and discusses how he thanks everyone individually. Jesse also shares some great lessons that he learned completing his book, "You want to write like no one is going to see it and edit like everyone is going to see it." authorjessecruz@gmail.com @jesseacruzliveyourdash on Facebook @authorjessecruz on...

Duration:00:24:44

When To Start Marketing Your New Book

1/3/2020
Are you ready to start marketing your book? On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast, we speak with author Pagan Malcolm, a marketing coach for new writers. She explains the best time to start the selling process for your new book, why you do not have to live in a big city to be a successful author, and Pagan offers great tips on landing speaking engagements at schools. PaperbackKingdom.com pagan@paperbackkingdom.com Pagan's podcast

Duration:00:19:50

How To Use Tumblr To Find An Audience For Your Book

12/29/2019
Author Kelsey Clifton joins us on this episode of The Author Inside You podcast. Not only did she find an audience for her novel through her followers on Tumblr, but Kelsey also discovered a graphic artist to create her book cover on the same social media platform. Learn how Kelsey found and grew her followers, along with how she was able to score a review of her book from Publishers...

Duration:00:30:28