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The Author Inside You Podcast is an online 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 author on each episode. The guests share their insights on creating their first book, from the rejections to the praise, with the hope that through their motivation, we can all one day publish the book of our dreams! ​If you have a comment or suggestion for a future guest, please let us know!

The Author Inside You Podcast is an online 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 author on each episode. The guests share their insights on creating their first book, from the rejections to the praise, with the hope that through their motivation, we can all one day publish the book of our dreams! ​If you have a comment or suggestion for a future guest, please let us know!
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The Author Inside You Podcast is an online 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 author on each episode. The guests share their insights on creating their first book, from the rejections to the praise, with the hope that through their motivation, we can all one day publish the book of our dreams! ​If you have a comment or suggestion for a future guest, please let us know!

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English

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330-715-8694


Episodes

Publishing With an eBook is a Must

6/13/2019
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Jenelle Jack joins us all the way from Trinidad to share her in-depth knowledge of publishing with eBooks and the tricks of the trade using pen names to become a #1 Amazon bestseller. You can listen to this informative episode of The Author Inside You podcast by clicking here. This episode is brought to you by Scribophile.com - a great place to find beta readers! Free download at BuildAndCreateNow.com Instagram: BuildNCreate Audio transcription: Temi.com Rev.com Otter.ai

Duration:00:22:34

What You Don't Know About ISBN Numbers

6/6/2019
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This week we welcome author Lisa Orban who runs a writers network called Indies United Publishing House. She is an expert on ISBN numbers, and she shares a wealth of knowledge on this episode of The Author Inside You. Before you publish your book, you need to listen to Lisa's advice. This episode of The Author Inside You is sponsored by Scribophile - where people like you hang out on the web. Contact information for Lisa: YouTube: ...

Duration:00:27:12

Going Viral Thanks To Mom

5/30/2019
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Most times authors do not give the forward for their book much thought until after the transcript is complete. Fortunately for author Ben Philippe, our guest on this episode of The Author Inside You podcast, he did give his forward some thought and it paid off in a big way! Check out our interview with Ben to hear how his book went viral all because of his mom. This episode is brought to you by Scribophile, a great place to mingle with fellow writers. http://benphilippe.com/ @gohomeben

Duration:00:22:11

Your Book Trailer May Lead To A Hollywood Movie

5/22/2019
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Author Sarah Katz shares a captivating story about the process of making a great looking book trailer for her fantasy novel on this episode of The Author Inside You. She is now in talks with Hollywood producers who are considering creating a full-length movie based on her book Apex Five. If you would like to view Sarah's Hollywood-style book trailer, click here. To get in touch with Sarah, her webpage is AuthorSarahKatz.com and she can be found on Twitter @authorsarahkatz This...

Duration:00:16:01

Turning Your Hobby Into a Published Book

5/7/2019
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Author Mike Walton has enjoyed reading and collecting comic books for decades. He never dreamed he would become an expert in a particular genre of comic books, especially not an expert who has written the book on the subject. Well, he has achieved that level of expertise and in this episode of The Author Inside You podcast, Mike explains how he became an authority. Scribophile.com McFarlandBooks.com Twinsburg Tribune newspaper article MikesHouseOfHorrors.com Twitter: @HorrorComicGuy

Duration:00:19:59

Using Facebook Ads To Sell Your Book

5/1/2019
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"Query letters will get you nowhere," says author Tally Adams. They may work for some authors, but Tally has plenty of other great ideas that she shares with us on this episode of The Author Inside You podcast. We cover writer's conferences, publicists, and the unusual way she found her publisher. www.BreakThroughPromotions.net www.TallyAdams.com Romance Writers of America www.rwa.org www.BrownBooks.com

Duration:00:25:03

Turning Your Passion Into a Book with Len Testa

4/25/2019
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On this episode of The Author Inside You, we interview author Len Testa who combined his two longtime passions of computer analysis and Disney World, into a best selling series of travel guide books. Len tells us how his survey of Disney fans is used to create content for his books and blog posts. TouringPlans.com TheUnofficialGuides.com Len@touringplans.com @LenTesta on Twitter

Duration:00:32:57

Why a Logline Is Needed To Pitch a Book

4/6/2019
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​A logline is a great tool to use when pitching your book to publishers and readers. In this episode of The Author Inside You, our guest Marc Bona explains loglines and why they are important to the success of your book. ​ mbona30@neo.rr.com Twitter and IG: @mbona30 https://tinyurl.com/gamechangerbona

Duration:00:28:56

The Advantages of Self Publishing

3/26/2019
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On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast, you will hear an interview filled with great take-aways aimed at helping you with the publishing process. Leah & Matt interviewed author Laurel McHargue about recently completing her trilogy, starting a publishing company, and the dos and don'ts of a book launch party. 99Designs.com Canva.com Alligator Preserves podcast laurel@strackpress.com leadvillelaurel.com

Duration:00:26:37

Selling Your Book at a Museum Gift Shop

3/14/2019
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In this episode of The Author Inside You, guest Steve Snyder shares many useful tips for publishing and selling your book. He discusses Amazon fulfillment and how it works, why you need to enter multiple book contests, how to negotiate with museum gift shops and other valuable information that will help you sell your book. SteveSnyderAuthor.com Steve@SteveSnyderAuthor.com (562) 598-6902

Duration:00:32:21

Demand The Best From A Publicist

3/7/2019
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In this episode of The Author Inside You, author Jack Hersch shares with us the value of hiring a great team. His publicist landed him an article in the New York Post! facebook.com/jackjhersch DeathMarchEscape.com DavidHersch.com

Duration:00:24:13

Attending A Writer's Conference May Lead to a Published Book!

2/28/2019
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After a major health issue, author Linda Plunkett started journaling at the suggestion of a friend. Thanks to attending a writer's conference where she met her publisher, Linda's journal became the memoir she recently published. Listen to this episode of The Author Inside You podcast to learn about why attending a writer's conference is a valuable networking tool! email Linda at hopeforhurting@aol.com

Duration:00:22:52

Submit It!

2/20/2019
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"Finish your book and give it a shot - nothing can happen until you get to that point." Pete Charette, the guest on this episode of The Author Inside You, shares this great advice - now is the time to submit your book to a publisher! thediscipleshipmandate.com crosslinkpublishing.com thediscipleshipmandate@gmail.com

Duration:00:26:01

Getting Target To Sell Your Book

2/13/2019
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This is a super exciting interview for us! Author Brandon Baxter is a fan of The Author Inside You podcast and listening to our past episodes gave him the encouragement to put pen to paper which led to getting his book published! We hope that Brandon's story is encouraging for you and someday soon your book will be on the shelves at Target! bbaxter8@yahoo.com @bbaxter8 facebook.com/brandon.baxter8/

Duration:00:22:23

Increase Amazon Product Sales By Adding a Book

2/7/2019
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When Pascoe Bowen bundled a book with the product he was already selling on Amazon, his sales skyrocketed! To hear how he did it, listen to this episode of The Author Inside You. Pascoe@sucoach.com Fiverr.com ChildLearn.net

Duration:00:25:39

Creating Fictional Characters

1/24/2019
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On this episode of The Author Inside You, author Jim Boston shares some great tips on how he created realistic characters for his novel. To make his characters unique, yet believable, he used a combination of real-life experiences, photographs, and a large whiteboard. Sigma@JimBoston.com www.authorhouse.com

Duration:00:23:39

When a Publisher Comes Calling

1/16/2019
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Being at the right place at the right time can really pay off. Listen to this episode of The Author Inside You to hear how author Vivian Chien was approached by an agent and offered a multi-book publishing deal! Vivian explains why we all must take chances, they can pay off in a big way. www.sistersincrime.org www.vivienchien.com

Duration:00:18:27

Building a Franchise With Your Book

1/2/2019
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From the beginning, authors Tara Price and Blake Freeman envisioned their cartoon character Haibu would be found in books, online and on the big screen. Recently they joined forces with a non-profit and now they are on their way to building a successful franchise. On this episode of The Author Inside You, learn how you can build a franchise too. https://www.facebook.com/blakefreeman @itstaradane

Duration:00:24:41

Revise Revise Revise

12/19/2018
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It may sound like something your English teacher told you in high school, but for your book to be great, you have to revise, revise, revise. Author Richard Webb, Jr. reminds us that this task is a necessity, along with finding the right editor and a great publicist. Contact Richard at: 1812llc@gmail.com Paid book reviews: www.kirkusreviews.com/ Contact Leah & Matt at: TheAuthorInsideYou@gmail.com

Duration:00:33:26

You Can Always Fix It Later

12/12/2018
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Joining us on this episode of The Author Inside You podcast is Stephanie Taylor, author of Animals That Heal. Stephanie shares with us the story of how she took a simple pamphlet she had written and turned it into a book! Facebook: @WingsOfLibertyTherapy stephltaylor.com The Inner Phoenix podcast

Duration:00:12:51