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The Author's Journey

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On The Author’s Journey we have candid conversations with best-selling authors discussing the journey of becoming a best-selling author, what it has and hasn't done for them in their career, tips to upcoming authors and even excerpts of book readings by each author. We focus on bringing you expert insights on how to leverage your book and message and discover how to connect with these amazing authors that are bringing positive and transformational messages, information, resources and gifts to the world. Be encouraged, informed, inspired, and empowered to more fully bring your message and gifts forward. Listen to new shows weekly on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

On The Author’s Journey we have candid conversations with best-selling authors discussing the journey of becoming a best-selling author, what it has and hasn't done for them in their career, tips to upcoming authors and even excerpts of book readings by each author. We focus on bringing you expert insights on how to leverage your book and message and discover how to connect with these amazing authors that are bringing positive and transformational messages, information, resources and gifts to the world. Be encouraged, informed, inspired, and empowered to more fully bring your message and gifts forward. Listen to new shows weekly on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

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United States

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On The Author’s Journey we have candid conversations with best-selling authors discussing the journey of becoming a best-selling author, what it has and hasn't done for them in their career, tips to upcoming authors and even excerpts of book readings by each author. We focus on bringing you expert insights on how to leverage your book and message and discover how to connect with these amazing authors that are bringing positive and transformational messages, information, resources and gifts to the world. Be encouraged, informed, inspired, and empowered to more fully bring your message and gifts forward. Listen to new shows weekly on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

Language:

English


Episodes

Driven to Share Your Message So You Can SHINE!

9/26/2022
You know that Rebecca believes that everyone has a story and an important message to share. Yes, you too! Today Rebecca talks with author Lois Hermann about her passion. They'll talk about how Lois got started as she kept just saying yes and taking the next step... and how sometimes you realize you have more than ONE book but a WHOLE SERIES! Lois gets practical, offering other authors great tips, some processes around making time to write, getting feedback, and how to bring your message...

Duration:00:39:08

Encore Translate Your Experience & Expertise into Your Next Book

9/19/2022
Join us for this encore conversation with authors Wendy Benson and Elizabeth Myers about their book The Confident Patient: Successfully Navigate Your Healthcare Journey. Their international best-seller and award-winning book coaches patients and their families through the complex healthcare system by providing real life stories, sample questions and advice from medical professionals. It is the ultimate roadmap to guiding patients and their loved ones on who to connect with, what to ask, and...

Duration:00:48:38

Navigating Your Divine Turbulence to Bring Your Story Forward

9/12/2022
Your story is SO important! When you tell it, you are creating your legacy can change lives ...one at a time. Listen in as Rebecca talks with Gary and Leesa Price - they will share about their journey as they partnered in bringing Gary's story forward. They'll discuss Gary's journey personally and with his book. Leesa will share the importance of creating a safe place for authors to authentically bring their story forward. Together they both gave great tips to listeners and fellow authors!!...

Duration:00:43:36

Encore Anthologies as Audio Books with Book Narrator Judy Blue

8/29/2022
All of us have a story tell! On the Author’s Journey, we love to help get those stories out to the world. This week’s encore episode is a special treat as Rebecca Hall Gruyter looks at the audio side of books with book narrator, Judy Blue. An Audiofile Award winner, Judy will talk about her role as a voice artist in narrating three of Rebecca’s anthologies to help bring them to life for listeners. You can find both Rebecca and Judy online via www.yourpurposedrivenpractice.com.

Duration:00:47:26

Hope, Healing, and Creating Transformation with your Message

8/22/2022
This curated, social-media-driven culture of ours is in desperate need of authentic stories! Stories from the deep wells of lived experiences. Do you have a story that the world needs to hear? In today's episode, Rebecca talks with bestselling co-authors Jeff and Spencer Olsen. This father-son team recently released a book about the pain and emotional realities of losing someone. In this episode they discuss the importance of trusting yoursel as you share your story authentically. They...

Duration:00:35:44

Encore: Your Book, Your Message, Your Brand

8/15/2022
Joins us for the encore of this popular and PACKED episode, Rebecca talked with Content Marketing Expert Melanie Herschorn about book brand strategy. They went deep into content creation with Melanie's four pillars to building content from your book - they covered everything from where to start with organizing your book content to when to ask for help and how to expand your influence on line consistently and strategically. Melanie even offered some little known perspective about lead magnet...

Duration:00:35:08

Tell Your Story, Claim Your Comeback

8/8/2022
Do you believe that your story has transformative power? That you are the author of your own life-giving story? Being a survivor of abusive intimate relationships, toxic relationships with family members, and raising three children on her own while working a demanding corporate job, Bestselling Author Melissa Jones learned to tell her story and in so doing, claim her own comeback. In today's episode, she shares the journey of the healing it produced in her and how turning it into a book...

Duration:00:36:47

Your Dreams and Their Call on Your Heart

8/1/2022
Do you believe your dreams are important? What is the message the resonates with you over and over again? Have you considered that sharing it could be a calling on your heart? One you shouldn't ignore! Today's guest is bestselling author Barbara Joyce. She shares with Rebecca about her own journey of getting to the point where she came to believe that her message was good enough. And so is yours! Barbara believes that your dreams are important and that they are calling on your heart. He...

Duration:00:40:43

Be the Hero of Your Story

7/25/2022
Do you have any personal life heroes? How have they shaped your story? In today's episode, bestselling author Elysia Butler will share from her own life and journey as an author - including an especially touching story of how someone became a hero in her life. They also talk about letting go of perfectionism and finding a way to bring your own book forward so that you can become a hero in your own story! As you do, you'll be able to allow support in and allow your story to impact other...

Duration:00:46:23

Know Your Why and Bring Your Message Forward

7/18/2022
Discover how the power of WHY can help you bring your message forward. Rebecca talks with #1 International Best Selling Author Daniel Ginzburg about the ways a deep understanding of your own motives and goals makes all the difference in bringing your message forward to the world. Do you know your why? As always, you can find our host, Rebecca Hall Gruyter at the www.RHGTVnetwork.com or at www.yourpurposedrivenpractice.com. Daniel is also online at: https://hsmovement.com. His book, The Other...

Duration:00:48:55

Is it Time for a Makeover?

7/11/2022
In this episode, Rebecca talks with Mary Beauchamp, bestselling author of the book Radical Health Makeover. But the makeover doesn't stop there... she also talks about the importance of bringing your writing in for its own kind of makeover. Crafting and imaging your message should impact your book at every stage - from the cover design to the marketing to the titling and even in developing your support team. Join us for this author chat as Mary and Rebecca talk about the importance of...

Duration:00:43:58

Consistency Equals Success

6/27/2022
Are there keys to a successful book? In this week's episode, Dennis Galloway, #1 Best Selling Fiction Writer shares his top tips to help you bring your writing forward. He and Rebecca cover a lot of ground, talking about the importance of a good launch/book release plan, using all five senses in your writing, and the importance of consistency as a key to bringing your book forward. As always, you can find our host, Rebecca Hall Gruyter at the www.RHGTVnetwork.com or at...

Duration:00:36:27

Tap Into and Trust Your "Why"

6/20/2022
Bringing a book forward is a passion project! It's more than just words on a page - it is a process of knowing your mission, tapping into your why, and then trusting it to bring your book powerfully forward. In this episode, Rebecca talks with bestselling author Carlo Treviso about tips to help you bring those things forward that matter most to you. They also talk about family history and story and even things like cover design. Carlo even shares some of the emotions in releasing your book...

Duration:00:47:00

The Gift that Keeps Giving: Bring Your Legacy Forward

6/13/2022
Do you count life as a gift? Even on the hard days? What about when it is time to say goodbye to someone you love? In today's episode, Rebecca talks with Meg Mindell and Camilla Taft Hicks about their passion to tell the story of a life well lived. Finishing a book that Martha Henderson started before her own death, Meg and Camilla talk with Rebecca about the power of bringing your legacy forward and giving the gift of your message. They also get real as they talk about the need for...

Duration:00:41:00

How You Can Turn Your Area of Expertise into a Bestselling Book!

6/6/2022
In this encore of one of our first episodes, Rebecca talks with Retire as You Desire author Bill Bloom about this insightful book about a happy and healthy retirement. Bill Bloom specializes in helping his clients with their retirement income planning. In his short but informative guide, he turns his area of expertise into a bestselling book! You too can learn the steps to your retirement desires. His passion it to help you make your money last, as well as weather any storms you may...

Duration:00:40:51

Write a Book that Brings Forth and Unlocks Your Key Passions

5/30/2022
Sometimes the best stories are born out of own passions and experiences. Have you ever thought about how your passions tell a story? In this episode, get a peek into how author Adria Concannon brought her heart, message and mission together in her #1 International Best Selling Book. Her passion about literature, heritage, history, and social and cultural settings come through as she talks with Rebecca about her bilingual book on the importance of community and connections. As always, you can...

Duration:00:41:57

Opportunities Abound for Published Authors

5/23/2022
Bringing your message forward is a gift in and of itself. Especially when you're passionate about it. It is a kind of wealth is beyond money! Today's guest, Ethan King, marvels at all the opportunities and doors that have opened to him as a result of bringing his book forward. As he talks with Rebecca, his encouragement is that bringing your message forth DOES matter. It's worth it! Get the word out in advance so that you leverage your message and reach even more people! As always, you can...

Duration:00:42:21

The Power of Collaboration

5/16/2022
Collaboration can bring about our best work! The co-authors of an anthology share about their process and the their steps to bring forward their important expertise and work. The book on work-life balance is the 21st in the The Refractive Thinker series. Dr. Cheryl Lentz, Dr. Gail Ade, Dr. Betsy Macht, and Dr. Kasthuri Henry share about their process in this podcast conversation with Rebecca. Listen in as they share advice around bringing your message/words/content forward. Don't let the...

Duration:00:37:46

Author, You are Worth Building a Team that Supports You!

5/9/2022
In many ways the bravest thing you'll ever do is to ask for help! But do you believe you are truly WORTHY of being surrounded by the best kinds of people for support and encouragement along the way? You are! In this episode Julia Harriet shares her book journey as a means to help promote empowerment and healing - to give women across the globe permission to follow their heart's desire, to not become victims of circumstances, and to stand tall and proud as builders of their dreams. As always,...

Duration:00:47:00

Trust the Journey

5/2/2022
There are many reasons we feel called to write! When we focus our development on our desired outcomes, we gain the skills and support we need to reach our writing goals! In this episode, Rebecca talks with international bestselling author, retreat/workshop leader, and Reiki energy healer, Shelby Kottemann about learning to trust your journey as you share your heart message. As you trust your journey and bring your soul's message forward, you'll let go of what holds you back. Trust yourself...

Duration:00:38:06