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Over 80% of Americans want to write a book, yet less than one percent ever succeed. Why is that? People often believe the task is too daunting, or they put off getting started. Well, we are here to tell you that it can be done! We will show you how to write, publish, and promote your new book! Each episode is an interview with a newly published author who shares their tips and suggestions on how you can publish the book of your dreams. If this podcast is not what you are seeking, please share it with a friend who has always thought about writing a book but has not yet succeeded. Thank you for listening to The Author Inside You podcast.

Over 80% of Americans want to write a book, yet less than one percent ever succeed. Why is that? People often believe the task is too daunting, or they put off getting started. Well, we are here to tell you that it can be done! We will show you how to write, publish, and promote your new book! Each episode is an interview with a newly published author who shares their tips and suggestions on how you can publish the book of your dreams. If this podcast is not what you are seeking, please share it with a friend who has always thought about writing a book but has not yet succeeded. Thank you for listening to The Author Inside You podcast.

Location:

United States

Description:

Over 80% of Americans want to write a book, yet less than one percent ever succeed. Why is that? People often believe the task is too daunting, or they put off getting started. Well, we are here to tell you that it can be done! We will show you how to write, publish, and promote your new book! Each episode is an interview with a newly published author who shares their tips and suggestions on how you can publish the book of your dreams. If this podcast is not what you are seeking, please share it with a friend who has always thought about writing a book but has not yet succeeded. Thank you for listening to The Author Inside You podcast.

Language:

English

Contact:

330-715-8694


Episodes

TikTok For Authors - Valerie Thompkins

7/3/2022
On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast we learn from Valerie Thompkins about how she uses TikTok to grow her audience. Plus, she shares some great advice on finding your audience and increasing the size of your global community. Valerie generously offers to help anyone who needs advice in regards to publishing, all you need to do is reach out to her! read@authorvaleriethompkins.com AuthorValerieThompkins.com TikTok,Instagram, Facebook: @authorvaleriethompkins Call...

Duration:00:18:30

Searching For a Publisher & a Publicist

2/28/2022
Author, Shawn Singleton, joins us on this episode of The Author Inside You podcast, where we converse about the key traits of a publicist. Additionally, we discuss how Shawn found the ideal publisher for his first book.

Duration:00:28:52

Who Is Your Audience and Who Should You Trust?

12/14/2021
Whether you are writing a query letter or a best-selling novel, our guest on this episode of The Author Inside You stresses that it is vital for you to know your audience. Author Nicola Kraus, writer of the immensely popular Nanny Diaries, shares with us helpful tips for writing query letters. Plus she shares some great behind-the-scenes of the making of the movie based on her bestseller. Nicola also explains why so many writers fail to trust. Trust who? Listen to this episode to find out,...

Duration:00:39:27

Fun Times At Barnes and Noble

11/10/2021
Author Silvia Davis wrote a humorous memoir about her life growing up in a large family. As part of the promotional campaign for her book, Silvia contacted her local Barnes and Noble and was given the opportunity for an in-store book signing. With the help of Facebook Live and her outgoing personality, Silvia was able to sell out the Barnes and Noble supply of her books - and more! Check out this episode of The Author Inside You to hear all of the details of Silvia's fun times at B & N. For...

Duration:00:33:31

Giving The Publisher Your Best Shot!

10/27/2021
Before you submit your manuscript or a sample of your writing to a publisher, it is essential that you do your homework. On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast we discuss the publishing business with Reagan Rothe, the creator and owner of Black Rose Writing, an independent book publisher based in Texas. Reagan shares some great tips on what you can expect from independent publishing houses and what they expect from you. BlackRoseWriting.com Contact Reagan:...

Duration:00:32:51

Character Development Tips

10/20/2021
On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast we discuss character development with published author Mary Ellen Bramwell. We touch on character growth, consistency, and sequels with returning characters. Mary Ellen also shares a funny story about nearly being rejected by her publisher. MaryEllenBramwell.com BlackRoseWriting.com e-audioproductions.com

Duration:00:26:46

Teaming Up To Get Published

9/24/2021
When business slowed down during the pandemic, David Meyer stepped it up by writing a book. In order to share the stories of his clients he utilized his knowledge, and that of his team, to teach readers how to protect their retirement savings. In this episode of The Author Inside You podcast we hear how teamwork was used to write and publish David's book - The Investor Protector. Learn more about Scribe Media InvestorClaims.com BrokerCheck.org TheAuthorInsideYou.com/publish

Duration:00:27:47

Second Look

9/11/2021
Does your manuscript need a second look? Jyotsna Sreenivasan has written several published books and reminds us on this episode of The Author Inside You, that it’s important to have a support group. Friends, other authors, or a writer’s group who can give you honest feedback on your manuscript are vital before submitting your book to a literary agent or publisher. Do you have a support group? Check out this episode as Jyotsna gives us some useful tips on finding feedback. These Americans...

Duration:00:27:53

Landing In A Bookstore

6/28/2021
Have you ever wondered about the best way to get your book onto the shelves of a bookstore? On this episode of The Author Inside You we interview Kate Schlademan, the owner of the Learned Owl bookstore, an independent business located in our hometown. If your goal is to have your book in a bookstore, then this episode is for you! We discuss the best way to approach a bookstore to land your book on the shelves, best practices for book signings, and the importance of your book spine...

Duration:00:19:00

4 Ways To Find A Book Agent

5/5/2021
It's not uncommon for writers to dream about having their own agent help sell their manuscript to a big publishing house. What is the best way to find an agent for your book? On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast, we interview literary agent Lucinda Halpern who shares great advice on how to find a book agent and what you can expect them to do for you. Ready to get your book noticed? Get Lucinda's essential guide for writers: The 6 Things Every Book Pitch Needs – Click here to...

Duration:00:27:52

Connecting With Writer's Groups - A Great Way To Network

4/10/2021
Are you looking for support and encouragement with your writing? Tonya Todd is our guest on this episode of The Author Inside You and she highly recommends you join a writer's group. You can make new friends, find beta readers, receive critiques, and who knows, maybe even find an editor or...

Duration:00:25:38

Writing and Sketching a Graphic Novel

2/7/2021
Every once in a while, you find a book that touches a chord in your heart, one that you want to share with everyone you know. Well, that is exactly what happened with Leah and the book, Black Heroes of the Wild West. On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast, we interview James Otis Smith, the author and artist behind this spectacular graphic novel. Toon Books

Duration:00:27:14

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