Episode 5: Rae Rankin: Children’s Book Author

April 23, 2018

 

Episode 5: Rae Rankin: Children’s Book Author

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

 (Podcast run time 25 minutes)

 

  • 1:04 - Introduction to Rae Rankin-  Children’s Book Author
  • 2:05 - Rae shares the titles she has written
  • 3:01 - Rae & Vikki talk about Rae’s self-publishing journey
  • 8:25 - Vikki & Rae discuss the question about having an agent
  • 9:45 - Rae shares her tips for marketing & cover design 
  • 12:31 - Rae talks about networking & support groups
  • 14:27- Rae shares what inspires her
  • 17: 16 - Rae shares what is planned for her future work
  • 19:24 - Rae reads from her book, Cowgirl Lessons

 

 

Connect with Rae Rankin:

 

Web address: www.raerankin.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/raerankinauthor

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/raerankinauthor/

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/Cavezzale

 

 

Links And Resources Mentioned In This Episode:

 

Create Space: https://www.createspace.com

Ingramspark: http://www.ingramspark.com

 

Facebook Support Group Suggested by Rae:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1836452183243396/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/130968980816441/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1709351915986546/ 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/AskCherry/

 https://www.facebook.com/groups/ButtInChair/

 

 

Podcast Music Credits:

 

Artist: Kevin MacLead

Title: Backbay Lounge

Album: Teh Jazzes, 2017

Website: https://incompetech.com/music/

 

 

Thanks For Listening

 

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Episode 4: CJ Jones: Paranormal Romance Author

April 16, 2018

Episode 4: CJ Jones: Paranormal Romance Author

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

 (Podcast run time 32 minutes: Adult Content)

  • 1:48 - Introduction to CJ Jones-  Paranormal Romance Author
  • 2:17 - CJ shares when she knew she was an author
  • 3:30 - CJ & Vikki talk about CJ’s self-publishing journey
  • 5:39 - CJ shares her book title
  • 6:21 - CJ talks about resources she uses to learn her craft of writing better.
  • 8:33 - Vikki & CJ discuss CJ’s cover art
  • 19:45- CJ & Vikki talk about networking with other authors
  • 12:08 - CJ & Vikki discuss getting an agent or not
  • 13:33  - CJ describes her online marketing & promotion journey
  • 15:31 - CJ discusses working with an editor
  • 19:41 - CJ talks about what keeps her motivated as an author
  • 21:23 - CJ reads from her title, "Feeling His Passion"

 

Connect with CJ Jones:

Website: www.cjjonesauthor.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/empathicshifters

Twitter: www.twitter.com/@EmpathicShifter

Instagram: www.instagram/cjjonesauthor

 

 

Links And Resources Mentioned In This Episode:

Savvy Authors: https://savvyauthors.com/blog/

Stephen Kings Book for Authors: https://goo.gl/SY844q

Wicked Smart Designs: https://www.wickedsmartdesigns.com

 

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Artist: Kevin MacLead

Title: Backbay Lounge

Album: Teh Jazzes, 2017

Website: https://incompetech.com/music/

 

 

Thanks For Listening

Thanks for listening!. If you have something you’d like to share with me, please connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or our website.

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Episode 3: K. Kibbee: Middle-Grade & YA Fantasy Author

April 9, 2018

Episode 3: K. Kibbee: Middle-Grade & YA Fantasy Author

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 35 minutes)

 

  • 1:05- Introduction to K. Kibbee- Middle-grade & YA Fantasy Author
  • 3:26 - K. Kibbee lists the titles she has published
  • 6:35 - K. Kibbee discusses her publishing choice & journey
  • 8: 55 - K. Kibbee answers more of Vikki’s questions about what steps she took to being published
  • 13:25 - K. Kibbee talks about looking for an agent
  • 15:25 - Vikki & K. Kibbee discuss marketing
  • 20:00 - K. Kibbee talks about support groups and networking
  • 22:35 - K. Kibbee discusses what keeps her going as an author
  • 25:53 - K. Kibbee shares her future plans & what she wants new readers to know about her
  • 27:46 - K. Kibbee reads the first chapter from "Devlin’s Door" 

 

Connect with K. Kibbee:

Email: KKibbeeWrites@Outlook.com

Goodreads: www.Goodreads.com/KKibbee

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/KKibbeewrites

Amazon: www.Amazon.com/author/KKibbee

Website: www.Incorgnitobooks.com/authors/K-Kibbee

Twitter: https://twitter.com/k_kibbee?lang=en

 

Links And Resources Mentioned In This Episode:

AgentQuery: https://www.agentquery.com/default.aspx

Publisher Weekly: https://www.publishersweekly.com

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Artist: Kevin MacLead

Title: Backbay Lounge

Album: Teh Jazzes, 2017

Website: https://incompetech.com/music/

 

 

Thanks For Listening

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Episode 2: JH Winter: Illustrator & Author

April 2, 2018

Episode 2: JH Winter: Illustrator & Author

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

 

 (Podcast run time 34 minutes)

 

  • 1:17 - Introduction to JH Winter: Illustrator & Author
  • 2:10 - Titles JH Winter has published
  • 5:06 - JH Winter’s publishing journey as an illustrator 
  • 11:15- JH Winter talks about her works in progress 
  • 16:52 - JH Winter shares about using the A-Z Blogger Challenge to build an author platform
  • 19:32 - JH Winter discussed her marketing & branding using a blog, youtube channel, & Etsy store
  • 25:32 - Plans for JH Winter’s future
  • 27:27 - JH Winter reads from "Adeline and the Mystic Berries"
  • 31:45 - JH Winter reads from "The Bookworm of Blackwood Briar"

 

 

Connect with JH Winter:

 

Website: http://jhwinter.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JHWinterAuthor/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jhwinterauthor

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jhwinterauthor/

Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/jhwauthor/

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-roe6_ftDaOEKoUAc2_Rnw

 

Links And Resources Mentioned In This Episode:

 

Nanowrimo: https://nanowrimo.org

The Seattle’s Writing Workshop: https://theseattlewritingworkshop.com

A - Z Blogger Challenge:http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com

Storyteller Academy:https://www.storytelleracademy.com

Enlighten Platypus Etsy Store: https://www.etsy.com/market/enlightened_platypus

 

 

Podcast Music Credits:

 

Artist: Kevin MacLead

Title: Backbay Lounge

Album: Teh Jazzes, 2017

Website: https://incompetech.com/music/

 

 

Thanks For Listening

 

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Episode 1: Laura Baird; Romance Author

March 22, 2018

Episode 1: Laura Baird: Romance Author

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

 (Podcast run time 43 minutes)

  • 1:00 - Introduction to Laura Baird- Romance Author
  • 2:18 - Titles Laura has published
  • 3:39 - Laura describes her journey to publishing
  • 8:57 - Laura & Vikki talk about having an author agent, or not
  • 12:13 - Laura & Vikki discuss romance cover art and book designs
  • 16:13 - Laura talks about her work in progress & what she is currently reading
  • 20:37 - Laura shares the moment she knew she was an author
  • 25:00 - Laura talks about the importance of author support groups & associations
  • 29:12 - Laura describes her online marketing & promotion journey
  • 33: 31 - Laura reads from her title, “Keyed Up.”

 

Connect with Laura:

www.laurambairdauthor.com

https://www.facebook.com/LauraMBairdauthor/

https://www.twitter.com/LauraMBaird

 

Links And Resources Mentioned In This Episode:

Author Me: https://www.authors.me

Romance Writers of America: https://www.rwa.org

Kirkus Reviews for Authors: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/indie-reviews/

 

Thanks For Listening

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