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Episode 23: Is It Time to Birth a Book?

11/11/2018
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Is birthing a book for you? What are some of the markers that would tell you it might be time? What are the benefits of doing this? We break it all down—with examples—in this episode. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Receive a guided discernment process in your inbox: www.bookwifery.com/notes Sign up for the notify list for the 4-week intro course for book pregnancy:...

Duration:00:27:20

Episode 22: What I Learned From Hosting a Hashtag Challenge

11/4/2018
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I hosted a community hashtag challenge on Instagram at the end of October—and learned so much! In this episode, I unpack how I did it and what I learned so you can apply it to your own community growth initiatives, whatever form they take. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Susannah Conway and the #augustbreak2018 challenge (here’s the blog post for the original August Break in 2010!) Laura Tremaine and...

Duration:00:57:15

Episode 21: Visibility + Vulnerability

10/25/2018
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Is there a relationship between visibility and vulnerability? How does showing up—becoming visible—in the world increase or diminish our experience of vulnerability? I polled those participating in my Instagram visibility challenge and gleaned five key things we can learn about the relationship between these two things. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Join the Bookwifery Visibility Challenge...

Duration:00:35:11

Episode 20: How to Show Up When the World Is On Fire

10/17/2018
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It seems every day, a national or global event happens that sends everyone running and shouting in different directions. How do you, fledgling author that you are, show up in a world like this? How do these realities impact the communication of your message? Let's untangle the threads of these complex questions together. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Join the Bookwifery Visibility Challenge...

Duration:00:44:14

Episode 19: When Your Book Project Isn't Going as Planned

9/27/2018
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Has some significant life event cropped up and affected your progress on your book? Has your energy for the book shifted, rendering it hard to keep going? Does life keep getting in the way? Let's talk about what to do when your book project just isn't going to plan. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) The Dip by Seth Godin Finish by Jon Acuff War of Art by Steven Pressfield Episode 17: What’s Required...

Duration:00:40:01

Episode 18: Five Approaches to Discernment

9/20/2018
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We talk a lot about discernment, but what does it actually look like? How do you discern? What’s the process? In this episode, we look at five possible approaches to discernment—plus the helpful prep work that can ready you to discern. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Connect with me on Instagram Episode 3: Four Factors to Consider Before Birthing a General Nonfiction Book God’s Voice Within by Mark...

Duration:00:43:40

Episode 17: What's Required and What's Discerned

9/11/2018
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Do this; do that. Don't do this; don't do that. So many rules! What's truly required when it comes to book pregnancy? Where do you have choices or the opportunity to discern your true invitations? In this episode, we unpack the realities of what's required and what's discerned in the experience of book pregnancy. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Download the free Bookwifery discernment guide Episode 2:...

Duration:00:35:56

Episode 16: Parallels to Human Pregnancy

9/1/2018
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It's Bookwifery's second birthday! Let's mark the occasion with a bonus episode, shall we? In this episode, we explore the application of real-life pregnancy experiences to the experience of birthing a book. In particular, we find five connections worth learning from—plus the difference a midwife can make. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Let's connect on InstagramSubscribe to the Birth NotesKyla...

Duration:00:27:37

Episode 15: The Role of Personal Story in General Nonfiction

8/29/2018
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If you know you're not writing memoir but still have stories to share, is that okay? The answer is yes! Personal storytelling can elevate your reader's experience of your general nonfiction book. In so many ways, your knowledge and ideas are the just the beginning. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Episode 14Rising StrongThe Gifts of ImperfectionDaring GreatlyDare to LeadThe Enneagram: A Christian...

Duration:00:28:54

Episode 14: When to Choose General Nonfiction Over Memoir

8/23/2018
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When you've lived through a significant live event, the impulse to share your experience is strong. Something so major and all-encompassing wants to be shared. But does it want to be shared as a memoir or as a general nonfiction book—a book that more directly seeks to help people? Let's find out. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Enroll in Bookwifery's intro coursesEpisode 1: The Three Major Categories...

Duration:00:28:32

Episode 13: Do You Need to Know the Idea Before You Start?

8/9/2018
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How much do you need to know about your book idea before entering into book pregnancy? If you already know your idea, what can you expect? You won't be surprised to hear it all comes down to discernment. But this episode gives you some pointers and examples. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Sign up to be notified when enrollment opens for the Bookwifery coursesBook a 1:1 discernment session with...

Duration:00:45:26

Episode 12: How the Podcast Is Helping You

8/6/2018
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It's time to make the celebration of the launch of the Bookwifery podcast official with stories from you, the show's listeners. Listen to how discernment has been guiding real book pregnancies from real people since the show's launch. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Episode 2: Nine Discernment Questions to Ask Before Birthing a BookEpisode 1: The Three Major Categories of Book PublishingEpisode 0: The...

Duration:00:33:02

Episode 11: Six Questions to Clarify Your Life's Work

8/2/2018
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We talk a lot about shining light in this world and doing the work that is ours to do. But how do you learn what those things are for you? This episode offers six questions that can help you clarify your life's work—plus three bonus questions to start stewarding next steps. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Be notified when the next Bookwifery cohort opens for enrollmentRegister for the free online...

Duration:00:45:03

Episode 10: Responding to the Monsters

7/27/2018
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In this bonus episode, we talk about the immobilizing reality of "monsters" in our lives. What name does your monster carry? What does it say to you? What helps you respond to its advances? I share my monster story and the monster stories others in the Bookwifery Instagram community offered—plus a real-life example of "on the go" discernment in response to those monster voices that we face. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES...

Duration:00:46:58

Episode 9: Why Discernment Matters to Your Book Pregnancy

7/25/2018
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When it comes to navigating the ins and outs of book pregnancy, what role does discernment play? How do you incorporate it into your process? This episode includes a 4-part "on the go" discernment practice you can turn to when you're in need of wisdom and guidance. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Episode 2NoticeListenConverseNotice CONNECT BEYOND THE SHOW Subscribe to Birth NotesConnect with me on...

Duration:00:35:16

Episode 8: When You Want to Be Anne Lamott, Henri Nouwen, or Liz Gilbert

7/18/2018
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You likely have an author (if not more than one) whose work you wish you could emulate. What's behind that desire? What does that desire want to teach you? And how do you make peace with the truth that you can only ever be yourself? Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Subscribe to Bookwifery's weekly Birth NotesBe notified about enrollment for Bookwifery's next cohortTraveling MerciesHard LaughterAll New...

Duration:00:36:26

Episode 7: Your Ideal, Secondary, and Antagonistic Readers

7/10/2018
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You've likely heard of the concept of an ideal reader, but did you know two other types of readers exist? What role can they play—positive or negative—in your book and your work? And what's the most important thing to keep in mind in all of this? Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS CONNECT BEYOND THE SHOW Subscribe to Birth NotesConnect with me on InstagramContact me

Duration:00:43:38

Episode 6: What Happens in Each Trimester of Book Pregnancy

7/3/2018
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If you're going to birth a book, wouldn't it be helpful to know how the book pregnancy unfolds? What happens in each trimester? How can you best prepare? This episode dives deep into the pregnancy metaphor to help you know what to expect. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Episode 1Episode 2Episode 3Bookwifery's discernment guideBookwifery's discernment workshopSacred Ordinary DaysBookwifery's book...

Duration:00:48:28

Episode 5: Why We Need Your Light, and How to Start Shining It

6/24/2018
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At any point in time, this world is in need of light. But what does that mean for you personally? How can you contribute light? What is your unique, particular light to shine? And how can you begin shining it? Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Episode 0Episode 1Chris Zydel Some of us are prayers. Some of us are doers. Some of us respond with startling immediacy. Some of us need time and space for the...

Duration:00:46:41

Episode 4: Three Approaches to Writing Your General Nonfiction Book

6/17/2018
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Which approach to writing your general nonfiction book works for you? Are you a "hunker down and get it written" kind of person? A do-it-yourself type? Someone who'd prefer to follow a path laid out for you? This episode helps you know. Subscribe in iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Podcast RSS SHOW NOTES (RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE) Episode 0Episode 1Getting started with Bookwifery's courses CONNECT BEYOND THE SHOW Subscribe to Birth NotesConnect with me on...

Duration:00:34:13