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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

Bring Your Soul Message Forward No Matter What

11/28/2022
In today's episode, Rebecca talks with author Clayne Wayman about writing obstacles and the process of trusting that your message really does need to come forward. It's a bit of a risk to put yourself out there and trust the process in order to bring it forward no matter what. Clayne speaks from experirence as one knows the busy pace of life - he has two thriving businesses and four beautiful daughters. In the midst of a super busy life he began his book anyway... only to be diagnosed with...

Duration:00:30:45

Leading a Collaborative Book Forward

11/21/2022
What if you could gather up all the expertise and put it into one book? Dr. Cheryl Lentz has devoted herself just such a task - and it's been such a success to collaborate with other professors and experts that she's on the 12th edition! In today's episode, she talks with Rebecca about why she leads these projects. She'll explain what an anthology is and give us tips for those looking to lead and anthology project as well as for those considering participating in one. As always, you can find...

Duration:00:37:33

Bring Your Heart and Message Forward

11/14/2022
It today's episode, Rebecca talks with Author Tiffani Freckleton about bringing all your gifts into your book! Of course, there is a bit of a risk as you step into the visibility and share your heart/message. Tiffani's first book has inspired her to start writing and bring other things forward. They cover other ground too... including her choices about her cover and other art images. To share powerfully from her heart and inspire you, dear listener, Tiffani will read her poem. Enjoy this...

Duration:00:47:49

Get Untuck in Lift & Bring Your Message Forward

11/7/2022
Sometimes our words get stuck and we struggle to find our purpose let alone share about it. In this special encore episode, our guest is Jennifer Hough, a bestselling author who shares how to get untuck in writing and bringing your book and message forward. As she talks with Rebecca, she'll also share great tips on what she learned along the way as she brought her book forward and offer advice to help authors bring their own message forward. You'll be inspired and empowered to share your...

Duration:00:41:38

Say Yes to Your Message - 3 Pages at a Time

10/31/2022
Have you ever thought about writing a book? What holds you back? Is too daunting to think about? What if you just started with three pages? And then tomorrow you did three more pages? And then three more? Today's guest is International Bestselling Author, Mackenzie Nelson. And that is exactly what she did. She just started writing three pages at a time. And eventually, she brought her story forward with power! Listen in as she talks with the Rebecca about the importance of saying yes and...

Duration:01:00:00

Encore 3 Tips to Rise Up, Author!

10/24/2022
In this encore episode, authors and entrepreneurs Martha Hanlon and Chris Williams have shown us how to step into our #1 duty as business owners and executives. In this episode they talk with Rebecca and share 3 top tips to bringing your book forward. They will also talk about tips to shift from business ownership to leadership and the importance of bringing expert support in on your journey. Their most recent book, Rise Up, Leader!, unpacks these ideas in greater depth in three critical...

Duration:00:45:03

Yes, Author, Your Cover Does Matter!!

10/17/2022
Does your book cover REALY matter? How can you design a powerful one? How can you be sure it is a reflection of your own story? In today's episode, Rebecca talks with bestselling author Charles Lovjoy about owning your story and sharing it to make a positive difference. And how your cover does indeed contribute to that story! He also shares some tips on how to design your cover powerfully - so that it helps people lean into your inspirational content. In Charles' words, if your cover doesn't...

Duration:01:00:00

Encore Break Through Barriers in Your Writing

10/10/2022
In this encore episode, Rebecca talks with best-selling author Joseph Luckett about his journey to writing his book, Zero to 100: The Gold Standard of Global Networking. Zero to 100™ is a blueprint to efficient and measurable networking through relationship-building. It has received major endorsements from revered networking leaders including Ivan Misner of Business Network International. Participants in a research study of the book reported a 296% improvement in networking benefits over the...

Duration:00:46:42

Honoring Your Why and Creating Your Legacy

10/3/2022
Today's episode is a special treat as Rebecca talks with Peter Saunders about his journey of writing a book alongside his chronically ill wife, Jodi. Their book, And Don't Forget to Smile, is a peek inside their story. To bring it forth, the pair had to be convinced of the importance of making a difference for one. Do you know how to tap into your why? Are you ready to bring your legacy forward? According to Peter, the journey of writing can be more complicated and take longer than...

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