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Conversations with best-selling authors, writers, editors, publishers, and creative souls in the Pen to Paper Press Podcast studio. Each episode is an opportunity to explore mindsets, pearls of wisdom, and the book writing journey that began the moment they put pen to paper.

Conversations with best-selling authors, writers, editors, publishers, and creative souls in the Pen to Paper Press Podcast studio. Each episode is an opportunity to explore mindsets, pearls of wisdom, and the book writing journey that began the moment they put pen to paper.

Location:

United States

Description:

Conversations with best-selling authors, writers, editors, publishers, and creative souls in the Pen to Paper Press Podcast studio. Each episode is an opportunity to explore mindsets, pearls of wisdom, and the book writing journey that began the moment they put pen to paper.

Language:

English


Episodes

Writing from Life Experiences

5/11/2022
The Broken Wire initially started as encouraging words to his stepdaughter. It was writing from his point of life experiences that Marvin Levine discovered creative flow to write his novels. Listen to the action steps he is taking to promote his newest book and if the setting for the book is based on a real home in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. Pour a mug of coffee for yourself and enjoy this inspiring conversation. Show notes:...

Duration:00:47:30

Dare to Publish: Part Two

5/4/2022
Do you write from the heart or from thought? In part two of Dare to Publish, Bernadette Bruckner and Cindy Kochis ‘ conversation focuses on trusting our intuition, what is fear, why it is vital to share the book content we channel, and whether you can build an empire on one book. Pour a mug of chai tea for yourself and enjoy this motivational conversation about trust. Dare to publish. You never know who you can inspire and the lives you’re impacting with your story. Show notes:...

Duration:00:55:39

Dare to Publish: Part One

5/4/2022
Have you thought about creating your own publishing company? In part one of Dare to Publish, Bernadette Bruckner shares with Cindy Kochis why she started her own publishing company, how her near-death experiences affected her writing, and what it means to trust timing. Pour a mug of chai tea for yourself and enjoy this motivational conversation about timing. Dare to publish. You never know who you can inspire and the lives you’re impacting with your story. Show notes:...

Duration:00:51:19

Turn Your Book into Gold

4/27/2022
How are you promoting the book you worked hard to publish? Can you turn your book into gold? Are you using it to showcase your purpose? If so, how?Tanya Miller is an author of the Mind Matters project, a motivation speaker, life coach, and innovative. Tanya shares her love of writing, how a debilitating disease changed how she writes, and multiple ways we can transform our book into a profitable business opportunities. Listen as Cindy gets put on the hot seat regarding the services she...

Duration:00:53:51

The Creative Journey of a Southern Storyteller

4/20/2022
Have you set down a book, and thought, "I could do that"? Paul Attaway, the bestselling author of Blood in the Low Country, shifted gears from a 30-year career as a small business entrepreneur to southern storyteller. Find out which aspects of the book writing process took him out of his comfort zone, the publishing route he chose, and who is helping him promote his books. Pour a mug of sweet tea for yourself and enjoy our educational conversation. The lessons that impact us the most are...

Duration:01:00:51

The Wisdom Two Podcasters Gain from Interviewing Authors

4/13/2022
What motivated a recovering lawyer to shift his attention from the courtroom to writing three books focused on saving Christmas and a book possibly exposing plagiarism on well-know document? Landis Wade, lawyer and author, sat with Cindy Kochis for a conversation on the insights they continue to gain by interviewing authors on their independent podcast platforms. Listen as Landis and Cindy share experiences of fellow authors and how it influences the writing process, editing, publishing...

Duration:01:04:19

How an Author is Destined to be a Butterfly

4/6/2022
Is the writer’s journey to becoming an author similar to the stages a caterpillar goes through to become a butterfly? Stephanie Miller, author of The Butterfly Blueprint, and Cindy Kochis weave metaphors into their discussion as they explore writer's block, journalling, and personal growth. Pour a mug of lavender lemon tea for yourself and enjoy our light-hearted conversation about trusting the natural journey of becoming a published author. Show notes:...

Duration:00:48:56

The Soul of the Story

3/30/2022
What is at the soul of the story you are writing? Kris Groth, author of Soul-iloquy and Soul-icitude, shares her creative journey from having no aspiration to be a writer to publishing two books, taking part in collaborative book projects, and working on the first draft of a third book. One challenge Kris faced was how to categorize her books. Learn which listings she used and how she navigated her emotions while writing on a sensitive topic she never experienced. This episode will reaffirm...

Duration:01:15:29

This Writer’s Journey: How is an Outline Beneficial

3/23/2022
How is an outline beneficial to a "pantser" when writing a book? Cindy Kochis continues the conversation (from the previous episode) about being out of alignment with a written project to focus on one of the solutions: outlines. Learn who is a "pantser", the mantra she's not proud of, and why it is important to be flexible with an outline. Pour a mug of tea for yourself and explore how an outline is beneficial. Show notes:...

Duration:00:28:26

This Writer’s Journey: Out of Alignment

3/16/2022
The Writers Journey. It is the creative path worth wandering. Cindy Kochis took advantage of a last-minute interview cancellation to share the progress of the mind - body - spirit book she has talked about with various podcast guests. Where is she with it? Will she finish it or let it go? Knowing when to stop watering the dead plant is key. In this episode, Cindy shares self-editing tips, examples of how to find repetitive phrases in a written project, and why bata readers do not always...

Duration:00:33:03

Does Forgiveness Mean to Forget?

3/9/2022
What is forgiveness? How can it impact our daily lives? Lisa Drennon, the author of Forgiving the Girl Inside: finding balance, freedom, & fun in your life, and Cindy explore the value of forgiveness. Lisa openly shares how difficult it was to forgive herself and the events that took place on the long, challenging journey to loving Self. You will learn how journaling helped her reveal what needed to be healed and the techniques she uses and shares with her coaching clients. Pour a mug of...

Duration:01:16:53

The Power of Your Voice

3/2/2022
We have the choice to perceive life's challenges as a hindrance or allow it to be the power within our voice. Tasha Wilson is an entrepreneur, transformational speaker, and an author. The message Tasha brings forth is that of hope and knowing we are enough. The conversation she has with Cindy explores Tasha's writing process and how the events in her life continue to motivate he to share her wisdom. Pour a mug of lemon water for yourself and listen to this empowering conversation. Show...

Duration:00:47:14

What Are Your Core Values?

2/23/2022
Michael Schoettle weaves wisdom into the stories he shares. This episode begins with the foundation of Michael's work history to show how his experiences and career path influenced the content of his book: Career Change Guide. He offers several suggestions on how to prepare for a job interview, the importance of being in the moment and knowing yourself. Pour a mug of coffee for yourself and enjoy listening to the backstory of his writing, editing, and publishing journey. Show notes:...

Duration:00:54:07

In the Moment with Our Inner Critic

2/16/2022
What is chronic pain? Can you overcome it? If so, how? Elizabeth R. Kipp, author of The Way Through Chronic Pain: Tools to Reclaim Your Healing Power, joins Cindy in the Pen to Paper Press Podcast studio to talk about her new book and how ‘being in moment’ impacted her healing and writing. Discover why her gave her inner critic a make-over and who’s voice she hears when the inner critic speaks. Pour a mug of rose tea for yourself and enjoy listening to our very educational...

Duration:00:55:34

Understanding How the Inner Critic Assists with Your Creativity

2/9/2022
Understanding our inner critic is important; a good sense of humor is priceless. In this episode, you will witness how Bill Lee-Emery crafts the wisdom he’s used to help thousands of individuals to become better versions of themselves. The unscripted conversation looped around “plerking”, why we must listen to our inner critic, and what perfectionists seek that holds them back. Bill is the author of How To Be Bulletproof From Criticism: And Do Whatever the Heck You Want (It is YOUR Life!)....

Duration:01:15:25

It’s not About Perfection or the Perfect Roadmap

2/2/2022
What is the initial spark, the unforeseen glimmer, that eventually becomes the foundation of a book? Kristin Buchtel joined Cindy Kochis to answers that question. Kristin is the award-winning author of Noteworthy Parenting and the companion journal Noteworthy Parenting Roadmap. Their conversation weaved from the inspiration to sketch stick figures, to the actions steps Kristin used for marketing at the beginning of the lockdowns, to learning how to self-publish to ensure she kept all the...

Duration:00:46:33

Decorating a Boat & Paintings in a Book

1/26/2022
Sue Trusler, author of Time to Start Your Art - Learn to paint with passion, takes us on a journey into her world of learning various art mediums and why she was insistent in publishing several of her wobbly bits in her first book. In this Pen to Paper Press Podcast episode you will gain a better understanding why many people are hesitant in learning a new art medium, Sue's process was for organizing her book content, and formatting the interior pages of a book. The insights Sue offers are...

Duration:01:05:15

Experiencing the Backstory of Queen Vernita

1/19/2022
There is a backstory weaved into every book written. It's the element that cements the foundation of the story and breathes life into the characters. Dr. Dawn Menge, author of the Queen Vernita educational series and Dragon’s Breath, joins Cindy in the Pen to Paper Press Podcast studio to talk about her children's book series, travels, and the students who appear in her books. Pour yourself a mug of hot cocoa and enjoy this entertaining conversation focused on writing about life experiences,...

Duration:00:49:23

What Goes Into An Author Page

1/12/2022
An author page is more than designing a webpage for your book. A common resistance to creating it is, “What goes on the page?” However, that's not the real issue. Perfection is crippling. Promoting your book doesn't have to be hard. Be creative. Show your creative mood! Pour yourself a mug of tea and discover what actually goes into an author page in this episode of Pen to Paper Press Podcast. Show notes: https://pentopaperpress.com/2022/01/what-goes-into-an-author-page Support:...

Duration:00:09:40

Journal to Memoir

1/5/2022
When you place pen to paper and journal, do you list the time, day, and date? In this episode of Pen to Paper Press Podcast, discover the information Cindy Kochis typically logs when she travels. It has been proven to enhance the content of her memoir. In addition, she explores a simple way to organize blog posts with the use of categories and tags. Pour yourself a mug of hot tea and listen to the pearls of wisdom Cindy recently shared in the Pen to Paper Writers Circle and with her VA...

Duration:00:15:35