Authors of the Pacific Northwest
Episode 89: Halie Fewkes; YA- Fantasy Mystery Author & Kickstarter Marketing Queen!

Episode 89: Halie Fewkes; YA- Fantasy Mystery Author & Kickstarter Marketing Queen!

June 29, 2020

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 1 hour)

 

  • :35 - Introduction to Halie Fewkes
  • 1:37 -  Halie & Vikki chat about their favorite place near them
  • 3:33  -  Halie shares her journey of being an author 
  • 10:35 -  Halie shares about using Kickstarter marketing 
  • 16:01-  Halie dives into print on demand after a Kickstarter campaign
  • 17:16-  Halie talks about her year writing while traveling on Amtrack
  • 21:59 -  Halie shares about promoting her books at events
  • 25:02 - Halie & Vikki discussed COVID and how it stopped Halie’s bookings
  • 28:32 -  Halie shares about her school program
  • 29:31-  Halie & Vikki talk about author platforms & social media
  • 34:33 - Halie shares how she met her Illustrator for her new book
  • 36:20 -  Halie shares about her book series Secret to the Tally
  • 37:49 -  Vikki shares her struggles with the year and the COVID outbreak
  • 42:41-  Vikki & Halie discuss her educational background
  • 47:13 -  Halie goes back into sharing about the series of Secret to the Tally
  • 52:22 -  Halie reads from Book I: Secret to the Tally
  • 1:06:42 -  Vikki & Hailie close out the podcast 

 

Please note, this podcast was recorded during the COVID outbreak. Please visit Halie’s website for updates on her events.

 

Connect with Halie Fewkes: 

 

Halie Fewkes website: https://www.secretsofthetally.com

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 88: Mystery Series Author P. J. Howell

Episode 88: Mystery Series Author P. J. Howell

June 15, 2020

Episode 88: Mystery Series Author P. J. Howell

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 60 min.)

  • :45 - Introduction to P.J. Howell
  • 2:39 - P.J. shares what she is currently reading 
  • 5:10  - P.J. & Vikki share tips about getting more reading time in the day 
  • 7:10  - P.J. talks about her journey from private investigator to full-time author
  • 12:15 - Vikki shares her writing & podcast journey with P.J.   
  • 15:01 - P.J. shares her titles & talks about the setting of her series
  • 20:36 - Vikki talks about her writer’s group
  • 21: 35 - P.J. shares about her writing process
  • 23:50 - Vikki talks about her the development process with her work in progress
  • 25:25 - P.J. shares examples when inspiration hits 
  • 28:00 - P.J. talks about her publication journey
  • 30:00 -  P.J. gives Vikki advice about publishing
  • 33:24 - P.J. talks about what she wished she knew when she started
  • 36:30 - Vikki follows up with the advice talking about her newsletter
  • 40:07 - P. J. & Vikki discuss writer’s groups
  • 44:56 - P. J. Reads from Cross My Heart; Volume 4 in the Jorja Matthews Mystery series
  • 54:52 - Vikki follows up the reading with questions

Please note, this podcast was recorded before the COVID outbreak. Please visit P.J.’s website for updates on her events.

Connect with P.J.: 

P.J. Howell’s website: https://pjhowellauthor.com

 

Resources Mentioned:

Author Your Life: https://www.authoryourlifenow.com

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 87: Science Fiction Author, Race Walters

Episode 87: Science Fiction Author, Race Walters

May 25, 2020

Episode 87: Science Fiction Author, Race Walters

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 35 min.)

  • :50- Introduction to Race
  • 2:12- Race talks about his writing career, school, homeownership 
  • 3:00  - Race & Vikki talk about the side-hustle & writing
  • 5:50  - Race shares an analogy about what it is like to be a writer
  • 6:00 - Race talks about what he is reading
  • 6:58 - Race shares his writing journey 
  • 8:30 - Race talks about his support
  • 10:50 - Race shares his writing process
  • 14:23 - Vikki & Race talks about his publishing journey with Mason: Us versus the World
  • 20:30 - Race shares his inspiration
  • 23:34- Race reads from Mason: Us versus the World
  • 33:00-  Race talks about the future of his works
  • 33:29 - Race gives advice to his seventeen-year-old self

 

Please note, this podcast was recorded before the COVID outbreak. Please visit Race’s website for updates on his events.

Connect with Race Walters: 

Race’s website: https://www.racewaltersart.com

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 86: David James Roberts; Writer, Journalist, & Documentarian

Episode 86: David James Roberts; Writer, Journalist, & Documentarian

May 12, 2020

Episode 86: David James Roberts; Writer, Journalist, & Documentarian

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 49 min.)

 

  • :50- Introduction to David
  • 2:10 - David shares about his journey to the Northwest
  • 3:24  - Vikki & David talk about the start of his book
  • 5:20  - David shares what he is reading
  • 6:55 - Vikki talks about her online course & services she’s developing 
  • 7:30 - David shares about his writing journey 
  • 11:07 - Vikki & David share about their dyslexia & overcoming it to be a writer 
  • 12:48 - David shares about his book, The Paper Man
  • 15:40 - David talks about how he discovered this story
  • 18:13 - Vikki asks questions about David’s approach to writing his book 
  • 23:15 - David shares about his publishing journey
  • 30:09 -  David talks about a writing support group
  • 31:30 -  Vikki & David talk about disconnecting from social media while writing
  • 33:58 -  David shares his inspiration to keep writing this book & upcoming events (prior to the COVID outbreak.) 
  • 37:10 - David reads from The Paper Man
  • 47:40 - Vikki ends the podcast with a question about an auto book. 

 

Please note, this podcast was recorded at the start of the COVID outbreak. Please visit David’s website for updates on his events.

 

Connect with David: 

David James Robert’s website: https://davidjamesrobertsauthor.square.site

 

Resources Mentioned in the Podcast: 

Blue Forge Press: https://blueforgegroup.wixsite.com/blueforgegroup

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 85: Reese’s February 2020 Book Club Pick, New York Times & USA Today Bestseller Author: Erica Bauermeister 

Episode 85: Reese’s February 2020 Book Club Pick, New York Times & USA Today Bestseller Author: Erica Bauermeister 

April 27, 2020

Episode 85: Reese’s February 2020 Book Club Pick, New York Times & USA Today Bestseller Author: Erica Bauermeister 

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 1 hr. 2 min.)

 

  • :33 - Introduction to Erica Bauermeister
  • 1:43 - Erica shares about her Pacific Northwest roots
  • 2:30  - Erica talks about her writer’s journey & her first work in the academic writing 
  • 5:50 Erica encourages us aspiring authors regarding the journey of writing
  • 6:14 - Vikki & Erica talk about Vikki’s current job & her writing
  • 7:05 - Erica & Vikki talks about the book 500 Great Books by Women & working through rejections & developing the craft
  • 11:50- Erica shares about her writing process
  • 16:50 - Erica talks about what she is reading
  • 18:53 - Erica shares the titles she has written
  • 21:05 - Vikki talks about her home with Erica 
  • 21:50 - Erica shares about her traditional publishing process & finding an agent 
  • 25:01- Vikki & Erica talk about community & The Seattle 7 Authors  
  • 27:25 -Erica & Vikki talk about The Scent Keeper & Reese’s Book Club
  • 35:21 - Erica reads from The Scent Keeper
  • 39:24 - Vikki asked questions about the end of the story
  • 42:15 - Erica share more inspiration for The Scent Keeper
  • 45:13 - Erica talks about House Lessons
  • 49:22 - Erica shares a lesson she learned from writing House Lessons and reads from the book
  • 53:18: Erica reads from House Lessons
  • 59:45: Erica ends the podcast with valuable final words for authors

 

Please note, this podcast was recorded at the start of the COVID outbreak. Please visit Erica’s website for updates on her events.

 

Connect with Erica Bauermeister: 

 

Erica’s Website: http://www.ericabauermeister.com

 

Resources Mentioned:

 

500 Great Books by Women: https://www.amazon.com/500-Great-Books-Women-Readers/dp/0140175903

 

Seattle 7 Writers (now closed) : https://www.seattle7writers.org

 

Reese’s Book Club: https://hello-sunshine.com/book-club

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

 

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Episode 84: Special Guest Author - Laura Munson; New York Best Selling Author, Teacher, Speaker, & Founder of Haven Writing Programs

Episode 84: Special Guest Author - Laura Munson; New York Best Selling Author, Teacher, Speaker, & Founder of Haven Writing Programs

April 13, 2020

 

Episode 84: Special Guest Author - Laura Munson; New York Best Selling Author, Teacher, Speaker, & Founder of Haven Writing Programs

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 60 min.)

  • :33 - Introduction to Laura Munson
  • 2:15 - Laura shares her writing journey & Haven Writing Programs
  • 4:55 -  Laura dives deeper into the programs through Haven Writing & what inspired it
  • 8:40- Vikki shares some of her struggles with community & finding community 
  • 11:12 - Laura discusses how community fits with her novel Willa’s Grove
  • 15:00 - Laura & Vikki talk about the next stage for her writing 
  • 16:13 - Laura talks about her expertise & finding an audience 
  • 19:04 - Laura talks about rejection & writing the book over the business of writing
  • 21:29 - Laura shares her titles & writing process 
  • 25:33 - Laura talks through scheduling writing time as a flexible writer & what questions to ask as a writer before developing a writing routine
  • 32:48 - Laura & Vikki talk about online courses & investing in ourselves
  • 35:20 - Laura shares the inspiration for her books & retreats 
  • 40:18 - Laura gives more advice for authors just starting out
  • 45:50 - Laura reads from Willa’s Grove

Connect with Laura Munson: 

Laura’s website: https://lauramunson.com

 

Resources Mentioned:

Natalie Goldberg’s website: https://nataliegoldberg.com

Girl Friday Productions: https://www.girlfridayproductions.com

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

 

 

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Episode 83: Amber Cowie: Thriller Author

Episode 83: Amber Cowie: Thriller Author

March 23, 2020

Episode 83: Amber Cowie:  Thriller Author

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 55 min.)

 

  • :51 - Introduction to Amber Cowie
  • 1:20 - Amber & Vikki talk about Canada 
  • 4:20 -  Amber & Vikki discuss the royal family
  • 5:33 - Amber talks about her writing journey 
  • 8:40- Amber discusses grant writing 
  • 9:30- Amber shares what she is reading
  • 12:30 - Vikki & Amber discuss Outlander
  • 15:50 - Amber talks about her genre 
  • 17:15 - Amber shares about her workshops 
  • 23:39 - Amber talks about her titles & publication journey
  • 37:48 - Vikki talks about her own projects
  • 39:25 - Amber reads from Raven Lane
  • 46:35 - Amber & Vikki end the podcast with discussions about authors reading their own work
  • 52:34 - Amber shares what she is doing in 2020

 

 

Connect with Amber Cowie: 

 

Amber’s website: http://www.ambercowie.com/about/

 

Podcast Music Credits:

 

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

 

 

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Episode 82: Katherine Keith; Wilderness Athlete & Iditarod Racer; Author of Epic Solitude

Episode 82: Katherine Keith; Wilderness Athlete & Iditarod Racer; Author of Epic Solitude

March 9, 2020

Episode 82: Katherine Keith; Wilderness Athlete & Iditarod Racer; Author of Epic Solitude

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 48:35 min.)

  • :57 - Introduction to Katherine Keith
  • 2:47 - Katherine shares how she made her way to Alaska
  • 8:59 -  Katherine & Vikki talks about tragedy & woman grit
  • 13:43 - Katherine introduces her book, Epic Solitude
  • 14:58- Katherine talks about her writing process
  • 20:02- Katherine & Vikki talk about Katherine’s publishing journey
  • 25:05 - Katherine talks about isolation in dogsledding vs. writing 
  • 30:44 - Katherine reads from Epic Solitude
  • 46:14 - Katherine closes the podcast with advice for other authors

 

Connect with Katherine Keith: 

Katherine website: https://www.katherinekeith.com

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

 

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Episode 81: Heather S. Ransom; YA Sci-Fi Fiction 

Episode 81: Heather S. Ransom; YA Sci-Fi Fiction 

February 17, 2020

Episode 81: Heather S. Ransom; YA Sci-Fi Fiction 

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 42 min.)

  • :45 - Introduction to Heather 
  • 1:33 - Heather & Vikki dive deeper into Heather’s day job
  • 3:40 -  Heather shares when she knew she wanted to be a writer
  • 6:29 - Heather talks about what she is currently reading 
  • 8:40 - Heather and Vikki talk about her writing process
  • 10:36 - Heather shares a bit about her research 
  • 12:33 - Vikki talks about researching 
  • 13:26 - Heather talks about her publishing journey
  • 19:02 - Heather shares a tip for writers pitching a book
  • 20:28 - Heather & Vikki talk about the benefits of indie publishing companies & support groups
  • 21:56 - Vikki & Heather discuss the process of learning the craft & finding diverse readers for our works in progress
  • 27:38 - Heather reads from Going Green & shares the background for the books
  • 38:03- Heather shares about her work with the Willamette Writers 
  • 41:48 - Heather closes the podcast with one more tip for writers

 

Connect with Heather S. Ransom: 

Heather’s website: http://www.heathersransom.ink

 

Resources Mentioned:

Willamette Writers: https://willamettewriters.org

Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI): https://www.scbwi.org

 

 

 

Podcast Music Credits:

 

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 80: William (Bill) Kenower; Lecturer, Coach, and Author of Fearless Writing

Episode 80: William (Bill) Kenower; Lecturer, Coach, and Author of Fearless Writing

February 10, 2020

Episode 80: William (Bill) Kenower; Lecturer, Coach, and Author of Fearless Writing

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 52 min.)

 

  • :35 - Introduction to William (Bill)  
  • 1:30 -William shares about living in Seattle &  LA
  • 3:59 -  William talks about his podcast & his writing magazine 
  • 8:35 - William & Vikki talk about Vikki’s fears 
  • 10:59- William talks about “picturing your audience” as a writer
  • 15:47- William shares the one question authors should ask about their audience 
  • 16:11 - Vikki & William discuss pitching & marketing
  • 18:52 - William & Vikki talk about authenticity 
  • 20:14 -William shares a metaphor for rejection  
  • 23:13 - Vikki shares her growth regarding feedback
  • 25:00 William talks about when a work is done
  • 29:00  - William & Vikki talk about Vikki’s writing process 
  • 31:32 - William shares his tip for finding time to write
  • 34:33-  William discussed the creative life & the unknown of the creative life
  • 36:48 - Vikki and William talk about living a full-time creative life 
  • 41:07-  William talks about self-publishing 
  • 42: 40 - William gives Vikki insight about finding a publisher & agent
  • 45:06 - Vikki shares about one of her new projects 
  • 46:20 - William reads from Fearless Writing  
  • 48:07 - Vikki closes the podcast by talking about what is coming up for William in 2020

Connect with William Kenower: 

 

Williams’s website: https://www.williamkenower.com

 

Resources Mentioned:

 

AuthorMagazine.org:  https://www.authormagazine.org

 

Writers Digest: https://www.writersdigest.com

 

Podcast Music Credits:

 

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 79: Tahseen Paulson author of The Princesses of Aikman Road and Impoverished Splendor

Episode 79: Tahseen Paulson author of The Princesses of Aikman Road and Impoverished Splendor

January 20, 2020

Episode 79: Tahseen Paulson author of The Princesses of Aikman Road and Impoverished Splendor

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 42.6 min.)

 

  • :35 - Introduction to Tahseen 
  • 1:30 -Tahseen shares a story about Vikki & her mutual author friend, Mike Salt
  • 4:49 -  Tahseen & Vikki talk about connections
  • 5:25 - Tahseen  shares what she is reading 
  • 7:46-Tahseen talks about her background
  • 9:10- Tahseen shares about her book
  • 11:25 - Tahseen talks about the writing journey with her sister
  • 13:44 - Tahseen shares about she worked with her sister as a co-author
  • 15:12 -Tahseen talks about the publishing journey
  • 21:13 - Tahseen shares her inspiration 
  • 24:02 Tahseen reads from The Princesses of Aikman Road and Impoverished Splendor
  • 39:00  - Tahseen shares encouragement to other writers 

 

Connect with Tahseen Paulson:

 

Tahseen’s website: https://tahseenpaulson.wixsite.com/website

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 78: Update with Jeremiah Franklin

Episode 78: Update with Jeremiah Franklin

January 6, 2020

Episode 78: Update with Jeremiah Franklin

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 20 min.)

 

  • :35 - Introduction to Jeremiah Franklin
  • 1:18 - Jeremiah shares about the first book in his trilogy.
  • 2:14 -  Jeremiah introduces his second book, Cult of the Crow
  • 2:32- Jeremiah gets listeners up to speed with what he has been doing  
  • 3:10 -Jeremiah shares about the American Library Association conference 
  • 5:19 - Jeremiah & Vikki talk about writing workshops for students
  • 7:25 - Vikki reveals her new project: Author’s Librarian 
  • 8:00 - Jeremiah shares what he has learned during the year
  • 9:54 -Jeremiah reads from Cult of the Crow 
  • 15:48 - Vikki & Jeremiah close the podcast talking about the blog post that Jeremiah will write for Squishpen Productions 
  • 17:37: Jeremiah shares what’s happening for him in 2020

Production Note: You can access Jeremiah’s first interview, Episode #34 here.  

 

Connect with Jeremiah Franklin:

Jeremiah’s website: https://jeremiahfranklin.com

 

Resources Mentioned on the Podcast: 

American Library Association Conference: http://www.ala.org/conferencesevents/upcoming-annual-conferences-midwinter-meetings

Squishpen Productions Blog: https://www.squishpen.com/vikkijcarterblog

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

 

 

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Episode 77: Julia Stoops: Visual Artist & Author of Parts per Million

Episode 77: Julia Stoops: Visual Artist & Author of Parts per Million

December 30, 2019

Episode 77: Julia Stoops: Visual Artist & Author of Parts per Million

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 1 hour 12 min.)

  • :48 - Introduction to Julia Stoops
  • 1:50 -  Julia & Vikki talk about living in Portland 
  • 3:40 -  Julia talks about her day job
  • 5:00- Julia & Vikki talk about web design 
  • 8:16 - Julia talks about marketing her book
  • 11:27 - Julia shares what she is currently reading 
  • 15:22 -Julia talks about the title of her book Parts per Million 
  • 28:42 - Julia shares about her writing group
  • 33:19- Julia talks about her publishing journey 
  • 48:09- Julia reads from Parts per Million
  • 1:10 - Julia provides a tip for success

 

Connect with Julia Stoops:

Julia’s website: http://juliastoops.com

 

Resources Mentioned on the Podcast:

 

 

Podcast Music Credits:

 

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 76: Michael (Mike) Copperman; Author of the heart-wrenching memoir - Teacher : Two Years in the Mississippi Delta

Episode 76: Michael (Mike) Copperman; Author of the heart-wrenching memoir - Teacher : Two Years in the Mississippi Delta

December 16, 2019

Episode 76: Michael (Mike) Copperman; Author of the heart-wrenching memoir - Teacher: Two Years in the Mississippi Delta

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 50 min.)

  • :30 - Introduction to Michael (Mike) Copperman
  • 3:38 -  Mike talks about his writing journey
  • 4:42 -  Mike shares what he is reading
  • 6:04- Mike shares about his fiction short stories
  • 7:05 - Mike & Vikki talk about university teaching & working with students
  • 10:05 - Mike talks about his writing process
  • 15:40 - Mike and Vikki talk about the development of the book, Teacher: Two Years in the Mississippi Delta
  • 18:05 - Vikki & Mike talk about the line between memories and publishing a memoir
  • 19:53- Mike shares the synopsis of the book  
  • 21:20 - Mike talks about his Teach for America experience
  • 23:19- Mike talks about his publishing journey 
  • 24:55 - Mike shares his journey of finding an agent 
  • 30:50 - Mike & Vikki talk about support groups
  • 33:00 -  Mike shares his inspiration
  • 36:27 - Mike talks about his future works & plans
  • 39:00 - Mike reads from Teacher: Two Years in the Mississippi Delta
  • 46:48 - Vikki & Mike talk about Vikki's followup questions from Mike’s reading 
  • 49:12 - Mike shares parting tips

Connect with Michael (Mike) Copperman:

 

Michael’s website: http://www.mikecopperman.com

 

Resources Mentioned on the Podcast:

 

Teach For America: https://www.teachforamerica.org

 

 

Podcast Music Credits:

 

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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Episode 75: Bonus Episode: Shannon Kaiser- #1 International Bestselling Author, Global Speaker, and Empowerment Coach 

Episode 75: Bonus Episode: Shannon Kaiser- #1 International Bestselling Author, Global Speaker, and Empowerment Coach 

November 18, 2019

Episode 75: Bonus Episode: Shannon Kaiser- #1 International Bestselling Author, Global Speaker, and Empowerment Coach 

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 50 min.)

 

  • :30 - Introduction to Shannon Kaiser
  • 1:25 -  Shannon shares about her personal journey & the start of her writing journey 
  • 3:00 - Shannon explains authentic living
  • 6:25- Shannon talks about the birth of her book The Joy Seeker
  • 7:47 - Vikki & Shannon talk about the book format
  • 9:00 - Shannon shares her writing journey 
  • 11:45 - Shannon talks about co-publishing & her publishing journey
  • 13:33 - Vikki & Shannon talk about discouragement 
  • 17:20 - Shannon talks about the phases of entrepreneurship   
  • 21:34 - Vikki shares her story about failure with Shannon
  • 23:05 - Shannon talks about her website
  • 26:05 - Shannon shares the information about her book, The Joy Seeker
  • 30:50 - Shannon reads from The Joy Seeker
  • 46:00 - Vikki & Shannon make plans for a future episode
  • 47:20 - Shannon closes the podcast with her plans regarding a book tour & retreats & marketing advice for authors 

 

Connect with Shannon Kaiser:

Shannon’s website: https://www.playwiththeworld.com

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

 

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