Author Maria Dismondy is a real go-getter! Not only has she written nine children's books, Maria has started her own publishing company and she posts to her social media accounts five times a day! How does a mother of three do all this? In this episode of The Author Inside You, Maria shares some great organizational advice, plus some fantastic tips on how to get paid to read your book at schools.
Maria's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
036 Sean Douglas
If you are interested in unlocking your true potential and elevating your life, then Sean Douglas is your man! Sean is the author of Decisions: The Power To Overcome Self-Defeating Behaviors and he is our guest on this episode of The Author Inside You.
To contact or to learn more about Sean, click here:
To contact Sean's sister Kathy who can help edit your manuscript: email@example.com
035 Jodee Prouse
It took three years for Jodee Prouse to write a memoir centered on her brother's addiction to alcohol. She ended up self-publishing the book after she wrote more than 250 query letters! Her advice to fellow authors? Surround yourself with people who can help you.
To buy The Sun Is Gone or to get in touch with Jodee, click here.
034 Kristie Knights
Publish a book - from start to finish - in six weeks? Sounds impossible, right? Psychotherapist Kristie Knights did it and she shares her story on this episode of The Author Inside You.
033 Aaron Walker
If you are looking to get motivated to write your book, then this episode is for you! Author Aaron Walker explains how he used a mastermind group for motivation for his first book, View From The Top.
To learn more about and to contact Aaron Walker, click here.
032 Kaylee Shadows
Kaylee Shadows enjoys traveling and saving money at the same time. Her friends appreciated her great money saving tips so much that they encouraged her to write a book. Six months later she had it completed and now it's available on Amazon! Her advice to authors? "Get out of your own way and start writing."
The Self Publishing School can be found here: https://self-publishingschool.com/
Email Kaylee at firstname.lastname@example.org
031 Kim Interdonato
Author Kim Interdonato wrote her first book about dating, and she's not afraid to share her mistakes. Author mistakes, that is! If fear is holding you back from publishing your book, then this episode is a must listen for you! Kim says, "If you believe in your book and believe in yourself, then you are going to go very, very far."
030 -Joseph Wood
If you're like most people, you have never heard the term foundling. Saving Joey is author Joseph Wood's experience as a foundling and how his life was saved by the kindness of a stranger.
Kharis Publishing www.kharispublishing.com to purchase Saving Joey
Go to www.joeysjourneyseries.org and sign up to be notified for the release of Adopting Joey
029 - Jacquelyn Sill
While vacationing in Thailand, author Jacquelyn Sill journaled about her experiences. That journal was an inspiration for Jacquelyn's book Where the Water Rages. During this episode of The Author Inside You podcast she shares some valuable insight into character development and the importance of having an experienced editor on your team.
To learn more about Jacquelyn's publisher or to buy her book, click here:
028 Russ Grimes
Russ Grimes, an engineer from Michigan, often dreamed of being a super hero. The process took more than a year, but Russ wrote a young adult book that features his alter-ego as the main character. In this episode of The Author Inside You, Russ tells us that the hardest part for him was just getting started. For some inspiration on getting started, listen to this interview with Russ!
Email Russ at email@example.com
Purchase Russ' book here
We all know we should be building our audiences and be more active on social media. Stephanie Baruffi is our guest on this episode of The Author Inside You, and she has some great tips on how to grow your social media audience. If you're ready to be motivated, you have to listen to this episode of TAIY!
To contact and follow Stephanie:
Also mentioned in the episode:
Amazon.com to buy Stephanie's book
Maria Dismondy - coach for authors
026 Jackie D
Jackie D discovered that finding a publisher that specialized in her genre helped make her book a reality. In this episode of The Author Inside You, we discuss some great tips for fighting writer's block.
email Jackie at Jackie_D1981@yahoo.com
Jackie D's website: https://www.jackied-author.com/
025 - Bob Adamov
Author Bob Adamov did not write and publish his first book until he was 51 years old. Now he has published 10 books with two more in the works. Regardless of your background or age, it's never too late to begin writing your book!
Bob's contact information can be found at BobAdamov.com or you can call him at 330-289-7616
Find Bookmasters at www.bookmasters.com
024 - JDR Hawkins
After winning a trip to Gettysburg, author JDR Hawkins was inspired to write a series of novels focusing on the Civil War from the perspective of a Confederate soldier.
iUniverse Publishing can be reached at www.iuniverse.com
Foundations Publishing can be found at www.foundationsbooks.net
Contact JDR Hawkins at www.JDRHawkins.com
023 Mark Dogman Castillero
Author and dog trainer Mark Castillero joins us to explain how he used his passion for dogs to write a "how to" book. More Than a Dog Whisperer is now being used as a marketing tool and is helping Mark's business gain more credibility in his field.
022 - Clyde P Riddlesbrood - The Greatest Brochure in the World
Author Clyde P Riddlesbrood wrote his book, "The Greatest Brochure in the World" as a promotion for his theater company.
To purchase his book click on Riddlesbrood.com/book
To book Clyde and his company, call 609-377-9125
021 - Laura Ranger
Author Laura Ranger feared success for many years, but eventually overcame the emotional obstacles and now she owns a thriving publishing company. Through her journey, Laura has learned that the biggest tool new authors need is to know how to market their work.
Contact info for Laura can be found at LauraRanger.com
To learn more about Laura's publishing company click: FoundationsBooks.net
020 - James Stuber
After being frustrated that many products consumed by Americans are being manufactured in other countries, James Stuber set out to make a difference. He created a non-profit organization, a web page, and a self-published book. In this episode of The Author Inside You, we talk to Jim about the months of hard work that went into researching and writing What If Things Were Made In America Again.
Email Jim at JStuber@miaa.us
Current Affairs Press web page
Quantum Leap Promotions web page
Fire Crystal Communications web page
Episode 019 - Rick Dees
First-time novelist Rick Dees shares some great marketing advice on this episode of The Author Inside You, including targeting other authors on Amazon. Rick says that if you "believe in your dream, you really can get a book published!"
Episode 018 - Maryann Ridini Spencer
Maryann Ridini Spencer is an experienced writer who shares with us some very valuable advice - in order to be an efficient writer, you must first make an outline.
Contact Maryann on her webpage
Episode 017 - Keith D Guernsey
You've heard of deflategate, right? Well, Boston sports fan Keith Guernsey devoted a chapter to the controversy in his book Fathers and Sons/Sports and Life. That chapter helped Keith gain his 15 minutes of fame.
Episode 016 - Brian P. Cleary
Children's book author Brian P. Cleary has sold over 3 million books and has traveled to more than 500 schools promoting his work.
IllustratorAuthor.com - your link to illustrators & authors www.illustratorauthor.com
Published Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children www.author-illustr-source.com
Lerner Publishing Group - Children's Book Publisher www.lernerbooks.com
Episode 015 - Megan Rivers - novelist
Megan started started writing the first book of her trilogy in her teens, wrote the second book in her 20s and the third in her 30s. Megan shares with us a great way to promote your book on social media utilizing memes and hashtags.
Episode 014 - Kitty Pilgrim - Fact Based Fiction author
Kitty Pilgrim left the hectic life of a television journalist to become a full-time fiction writer. In this episode of The Author Inside You podcast, Kitty explains how she uses video to create a unique experience for her readers.
Episode 013 Ryan Montoya - College Student, Mountain Climber, Author
Ryan Montoya was recently in the news as a result of a hiking accident that left him injured and stranded on a snow-covered mountain for days. He knows that for life to be exciting, you have to take risks, which is why he wrote his first book The Pilgrim's Ladder.
To purchase Ryan's book, check out his webpage www.ryandmontoya.com
The art-work for The Pilgrim's Ladder was done by Ryan's sister http://www.ciarabarsotti.com/
You can connect with Ryan by searching Ryan Montoya on Facebook.