While Lily is still a new author, she has published several books. In that time, she’s learned some valuable lessons about publishing and talks about some things that other authors get wrong.
Lily Mackenzie is originally from Calgary, Alberta Canada but has lived in Northern California for most of her life. As a single mom, she worked at several jobs, including at a dance studio. At one point she discovered that she wanted to be a writer. Part of that discovery was finding journaling and has done… Continue reading Episode 47A – Lily Mackenzie – Freefall
Erin and Stephen discuss how to market a kids book and get the word out. It is significantly harder to market to kids than adults, but we discuss several things that Erin has been doing.
Erin fell in love with Canada after working on a cruise ship and now lives in Calgary, Alberta. She has written a kids book based on her daughters questions. Naturally, she named it Mommy, why? One of her favorite bookstores is Owls Nest Books.
Josh and Rose are unique in that they have collaborated on a fantasy book , but are also mother and son. We talk about what it’s like to work with someone that’s related to you. Since Josh is focused on a very connected universe, we talk about his worldbuilding. Below is a link to the… Continue reading Episode 45B – Josh & Rose Foreman – Co-op and Worldbuilding
Rose and Josh are a mother/son co-writing team. They are working on a universe, not just a book. There are plans for multiple books within this universe. Josh works on video games and uses that knowledge to help build his world AND design other items – like the sculpture used in the picture below. If… Continue reading Episode 45A – Josh & Rose Foreman – The Scarred King
Annabelle is a 10 year old girl that lives in London. She goes to school and enjoys the same games and movies and other activities that her friends do. Annabelle is different in one very important way. She is a published author. I didn’t get the chance to talk with Annabelle directly, but I spoke… Continue reading Episode 44 – Annabelle – Lost in Christmas Wonderland
On the second half of the podcast with Caramel Lucas, we discuss being an entrepreneur in today’s world. Caramel has multiple streams of income because there are many things she enjoys doing. She’s an entertainer and likes to entertain – whether it’s on a YouTube clip, in a book, or onstage as a comedian. We… Continue reading Episode 43B – Caramel Lucas – The Right Publisher
Caramel is a very busy woman. She writes books, but is also a stand up comic and a motivational speaker in Orlando, Florida. And it doesn’t stop there. She has a YouTube channel where she shows a movie she made based on her book and she’s even created a perfume. All that, and she’s a… Continue reading Episode 43A – Caramel Lucas -In Love with the Other Man
Doug talks about finding the time to write and using the time you have to write. Authors need to get the words out, but we don’t always follow our own advice. Transcript: Stephen 0:47All right, well, welcome back to the podcast, part two with Doug Lawrence. And we’re going to talk a little bit about… Continue reading Episode 42B – Doug Lawrence – Time