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The Wooden Pants Network currently features two program. The Monday-Friday The Daily Author provides interviews with authors from all genres. The weekly Leap Podcast interviews those who have made significant life and creative leaps in their time on the planet.

The Wooden Pants Network currently features two program. The Monday-Friday The Daily Author provides interviews with authors from all genres. The weekly Leap Podcast interviews those who have made significant life and creative leaps in their time on the planet.
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The Wooden Pants Network currently features two program. The Monday-Friday The Daily Author provides interviews with authors from all genres. The weekly Leap Podcast interviews those who have made significant life and creative leaps in their time on the planet.






The Unfrustrated Entrepreneur: Composer Sean Beeson

Here are some of composer Sean Beeson's past and present clients -- Disney, Wizards of the Coast, Lunar Animation, and LevelUp Pictures. On top of that, Sean has produced his own music, available at the site seanbeeson.com. On today's episode of The Unfrustrated Entrepreneur, we speak with Sean about how he keeps going in a music world that constantly changes. He also reveals his six P's to unfrustrate himself as he moves forward. This Week's Sponsors: The Kabbage Card helps you simply and...


The Unfrustrated Entrepreneur: Amanda Fewell on Origin Stories

But it always wasn't this way. This is how Amanda Fewell introduces the speakers in her origin story presentations. Over the last several months, Amanda, who also runs Conscious Business Connection, has helped hone the personal and business stories of everyday folk. The end result is tales of recovery, faith, power, and determination. But, while successful now, it always wasn't this way for Amanda. We learn why in today's episode. Then, we find out how she turned it around. This Week's...


The Unfrustrated Entrepreneur: Corey Bairre of Fruition Recording Studios

Corey Barrie of Fruition Recording Studio recently did something pretty brave. He ventured into public speaking. He told a story of breaking a leg while on tour with a band and the persistence he had to find a solution to play the drums on the final night. It's one of the many tales in Corey's life. One that has been filled with music. On today's Unfrustrated Entrepreneur we speak to Corey in his home studio on his musical abilities, why he wants to help others produce their works, be it...


The Unfrustrated Entrepreneur: Sarah Boisvert and the New Collar Workforce

I'm Richard Keller, and this is the Unfrustrated Entrepreneur. Persistence. This is the adjective you can use to define today's guest Sarah Boisvert. Not only for her consistency to build successful businesses, but also to complete her book. For a few months after this interview was recorded, she released The New Collar Workforce: An Insider's Guide to Making Impactful Changes to Manufacturing and Training. On today's episode of The Unfrustrated Entrepreneur, we dig into the New Collar...


The Author Action Podcast: "Our Grand Finale" Author Laraine Denny Burrell

Today, we have author Laraine Denny Burrell. She had the power to tell the story of her life and the death of her father in the memoir Our Grand Finale: A Daughter's Memoir. In the interview, Laraine talks about her life as a dancer, the unfair surprise, her words, of her father's death, and how she learned much about her father and herself once he passed away.


The Unfrustrated Entrepreneur: And We Thought Ladies Jade and Wilnona

Every time we speak to Jade Dee and Wilnona Marie, the And We Thought Ladies, they seem to be going to or coming from something. It's part of their business to spread wisdom about life, relationships ... well, pretty much everything other ladies go through on a daily basis. On today's Unfrustrated Entrepreneur, we talk to Jade and Wilnona -- on the road, of course -- on the origins of their business, their Amazon TV series, and their latest book, The Miss-Fit Guides: A Sassy Sway That Leaves...


The Author Action Podcast: Best-Selling Writer C.R. Richards

On this week's episode, we have the award-winning CR Richards. She is the author of the "Heart of the Warrior" series. Her newest book in that line, The Obsidian Gates, was released in January of 2018. In the interview, C.R. discusses her influences, how her childhood experiences impacted her writing, and how she juggled it all with a full-time job and freelancing. We also touch on her EPIC's eBook Award for Fantasy Fiction and how it pushed her even further into the world of creativity.


The Unfrustrated Entrepreneur: Maat Van Uitert the Pampered Chicken Mama

What came first for Maat Van Uitert? The chickens or the blogging? Actually, the chickens. The blogging came when she left her full-time job to become a homesteader. Without a stable income, she looked into monetizing her blogs. And she did it with advertising. Today, she makes a six-figure income through continued blogging, a coaching business, and a new eCommerce venture. On today's Unfrustrated Entrepreneur, we speak with Maat on how to get sponsors for your blog, why Pinterest can...


The Unfrustrated Entrepreneur: Briana Bragg and the Journey into Tranquility

Every day, our guest Briana Bragg takes a journey. Actually, she may take several journeys. She goes to the mountains, the beach, or one of this world's majestic forests. And she does it in approximately 30 minutes. How? She embarks on a Journey into Tranquility. A trip into her mind to quiet the brain's constant gibbering. It's something she has done for years and she is ready to teach others how to make this meditative trip. On today's episode of the Unfrustrated Entrepreneur, we speak...


The Unfrustrated Entrepreneur: Brian Vinciguerra of Cracked It Escape Games

Do the titles "Queen Anne's Revenge," "Defcon-1 Red Alert," and "Maude's Madness" mean anything to you? Well, if you're a fan of escape rooms, then they'll be familiar. Particularly Cracked It! Escape Games in Jacksonville, North Carolina. This is where Brian Vinentgerra resides. Since 2015, Brian has offered these rooms not only as a way to be entertained but also to learn something about teamwork. On today's episode of the Unfrustrated Entrepreneur, we speak to Brian on why he decided to...


The Unfrustrated Entrepreneur: Nathan Hirsch of FreeeUp.com

When we spoke in November to Nathan Hirsch of FreeeUp.com, he was very busy. Well, that hasn't changed. Recently, the multi-million dollar business owner and author reached 10,000 billable hours at the freelancer-hiring company. On today's episode of The Unfrustrated Entrepreneur, we delve into Nathan's reasons for starting FreeeUp and what he sees as the future of the industry. This Week's Sponsor: Kabbage helps small business owners, including freelancers, access simple and flexible...


The Unfrustrated Entrepreneur: Vicky Flint of Dental Hygiene Haven

When you think about dental hygiene, the word 'haven' may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Vicky Flint wants this to change with her business, Dental Hygiene Haven. She does it through A.K.I.S.S. -- the conversational concept which helps determine a client's pain point. Regardless if it's physical or spiritual. We drill down, so to speak, into Vicky's career and her beliefs. We also brush up on how she unfrustrates herself to succeed in business. Vicky Flint's Business: Dental...


Sexually Speaking With Shannon #3: Sex Through the Ages - The 20s

Women in their late teens and early 20s never know what's in store. They can get married at an early age. Or, they can delve into the world of online dating. Or, they can discover a side of sexuality they never knew existed. Shannon Hamaker profiles two women in their early 20s in this month's episode of "Sexually Speaking With Shannon". First, "Kaly" describes how she was taught about sex in a religious-based environment. She discusses her early marriage, being a mother, and her sexual...


Maturity - Changing My Story #10: My Bad Habit and Emotional Fast

I have an incredibly bad habit that doesn’t involve drugs, alcohol, biting my nails, or eating cookie dough straight from the tube. My bad habit is worry. Actually, it’s fear. Well, to be honest, it’s anxiety. All right. It’s all three. I’ve always been the scenario ZZ guy when it came to thinking ahead. It was the worst-case scenario which never came to fruition. The powers above always guided me in the right direction … when I stopped freaking out and listened to them. Yet, even when the...


Sexually Speaking With Shannon #2: Ariel

In the second episode of Sexually Speaking, host Shannon Hamaker speaks with "Ariel," a woman in her late 40s who came to one of Shannon's Pure Romance parties. Ariel details her life of pain, sexual frustration, and sexual revolution. It's an interview filled with sadness, joy, and a determination to live her life to the fullest. Learn more about Shannon and Pure Romance parties at her website.


The Daily Author Special Edition: News on Show Changes

Each new year means changes as the previous year is swept away. As we move forward in 2018, the Wooden Pants Network is making its own changes, and that includes a transformation of The Daily Author to the weekly Author Action Podcast. More on that in today's program as well as information on new WPN programs, title and time changes, and much more.


The Daily Author #269: Catherine Spader and Return of the Wulfhedinn

Catherine Spader has been busy since her appearance back on episode 26 of this program. Her second book, Return of the Wulfhedinn, is now out. She also received a few prominent recognitions, has a new job, and hasn't had a bad hair day in over a year. We discuss all of this in today's program. Questions Asked and Answered: How did Catherine feel being nominated then winning the CIPA EVYY Book Award?How did she feel when she released the second book?Did winning the award for the first book...


Maturity - Week 9: Thankful for $150 in My Checking Account

I have $150 in my bank account. Yet, I’m thankful for that, for the rental car I drive around in, and the place I’m staying. Because, I don’t know what’s going to happen to me 48 hours for now. Heck, I don’t know what’s going to happen to me an hour from the release of this episode. I just don’t know. And that has been my problem – predicting the future. As I write this, I’m finishing up a book for someone to publish this week and am about to start on the first draft for another...


The Daily Author #268: Alane Adams and The Santa Thief

Alane Adams loves writing for kids who are both small and slightly bigger. Her latest book, The Santa Thief, takes a look at a Christmas of gratefulness instead of want. We talk to Alane about her books and what she looks forward to in 2018. Questions Asked and Answered: When did Alane know she wanted to write?What stopped Alane from being published earlier?What is the Orkney series about?Did writing both books in a short period of time help keep Alane motivated?What is the Santa Thief...


The Daily Author #267: Rodney Merten Writes Fiction on Hitler's Son

According to author Rodney Merten, no one had written a love story about Hitler before. He wanted to do this, but it turned into something else. It became a speculative fiction novel about Hitler's son which spans 50 years. We discuss the concept and how Hitler, My Father came to fruition. Questions Asked and Answered: How did the idea for the book come about?What is the book about?What is the reaction to the book?Where there any challenges to writing the book, particularly in the...


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