By Bookish Chatter
Have a dream to write your own book, but don’t know where to start? Let’s have a bookish chat! Join me and other authors as we share the lessons we’ve learned, tips and tricks, and the honest truth about our author journey.
Steve Galgon - The Circle series
For our final episode of this season, we talk with Steve Galgon about his life journey that had him moving from film to a 7th grade math teacher, and the novel that was birthed in the 20 years in between. Listen in as Steven talks about his favorite and least favorite parts of writing, some tips and tricks, and a sneak peek into his author journey.
July 26, 2021
Gramps B. Lewis - The Wyoming Adventure
In today's episode, we discuss his debut novel, The Wyoming Adventure, what it's like to work with family and making your author dream come true at 65 years old. Listen today as he provides his own tips and tricks for making it through the ups and downs of his author journey.
July 19, 2021
Stormi Lewis - Some of My Go-To Resources I Use Regularly
In today's episode, I talk about a couple of my go-to resources that I use regularly on my author journey. It's not my whole list, but it is some of my favorites! And I'm not even an affiliate for any of these things, so you know they're good if I'm sharing and not getting paid to talk about them. Just saying....
July 12, 2021
Melina Druga - The WWI Trilogy
In today’s episode, Melina Druga shares about her honest author journey, and how she pushes through difficult times like seasonal depression in order to share her story.
July 5, 2021
Matt Juhl - The Straight Crimes
In today's episode, Matt Juhl tells us about his author journey with The Straight Crimes, why it was important to go back and retell the story in a bigger and better way to give it justice, and tips and tricks for new authors and what to avoid doing.
June 28, 2021
Stormi Lewis - Dealing with Life Blockages, Grace, and Some Stuff In Between
In today's episode, I share what happened when the OG Storm Chaser went into hospice and my brain completely shut down with no ability to write or anything else, how I had to learn to give myself grace, dealing with a demanding client (aka Gramps B. Lewis), and how Dead Draw is looking to be written in yet another different manner than my two previous books! Along with a few other things... Welcome to my honest author journey as of today.
June 21, 2021
June Akers - Riley Maddison and the Importance of Superpowers
In today's episode, June Akers tells us about the children's book series that was inspired by her daughter who also helps with the illustrations, along with tips to handle anxiety, ADD, and other things that come up during your writing journey!
June 14, 2021
Brent Basham - Co-Founder of Poddit
In today's episode, we talk with Brent Basham who explains how podcasting can help build relationships with your readers and grow your author career. He's providing tips and tricks on how to add it into your marketing plan, and shares his latest creations to make it so much easier for you to get started through Poddit! Be sure to join the facebook group and check out the website to easily connect with people looking for guests and to be a guest.
June 7, 2021
Charlotte Terrell - Dis-Ease: The 30 Day Guide to Comfort Depression and Anxiety
In today's episode, we talk with author Charlotte Terrell about her honest author journey, and some great tips on pushing through things like anxiety, depression, and stress. Hear some great advice on how to get your story written during the stress of a pandemic and all, along with how to share your story even when the topic is a heavy one for yourself and others.
May 31, 2021
Jennie Wright - Why Authors Need an Email List and How To Make It Work!
In today's episode, we talk with Jennie Wright, an email marketing expert, who provides tips and tricks specifically for authors to build their much needed email lists, and how to make sure your inbox doesn't get swamped in the process. You do NOT want to miss this one my friends!
May 24, 2021
Lindsay Rae - How to Work with a Heavy Subject
In today's episode, Lindsay Rae shares about just starting her writing journey with a heavy subject. We take the time to share both our journeys and offer some advice to help you share your story safely when it's a heavy subject.
May 17, 2021
Stormi Lewis - The Protector
Each book is a learning experience. In today’s episode I share how my own writing style changed from chronological to sporadic, how I processed my character development, and why I feel this is the best book I have written yet!
May 10, 2021
Katie Brinkley - Social Media and Clubhouse Expert
In today's episode we talk with social media and Clubhouse expert, Katie Brinkley. She gives us a brief walk through for utilizing Clubhouse, podcasts, and instagram as new authors. You won't want to miss out on all the great insight this veteran has to share with us today!
May 3, 2021
Nicole Tsong - The Movement and Life Balance Guru
In today's episode we talk with Nicole Tsong, the movement and life balance guru! She shares a piece of her author journey with us about working with a publisher, and gives an enormous amount of tips and tricks for making your journey more doable! Website - nicoletsong.com IG - instagram.com/nicoletsong.com Free download! - 3 Simple Ways Movement Helps You Discover Your Purpose, go.nicoletsong.com/movement
April 26, 2021
How I Battle Writer's Block...Bipolar and All!
In today's episode I talk about a few various ways to knock out writer's block. Quite honestly, I have to switch it up due to how loud the squirrels are raving inside my head at the time. Maybe one of these tips will you get into the groove of finding what works best for YOU!
April 19, 2021
Crystal Bass - How I Wrote Myself Out of a Prison Sentence
In today's episode, we talk with author, consultant, playwright, and Storm Chaser Crystal L. Bass. She shares how she wrote herself to freedom, tips on how to persevere, and a taste of her honest author journey.
April 12, 2021
Emily A. Meyers - The Truth About Unspeakable Things
In today’s episode, we talk to @emilymyersauthor who is celebrating her debut novel, The Truth About Unspeakable Things, coming out on Amazon TOMORROW!!!🎉🎉🎉 She also shares her author journey, goes over the benefits of self-publishing, and so much more! Listen in at 1pm CST! This is an episode not to miss....
April 5, 2021
Amy Jo - The Magical Mind of Mitzy
Today’s episode will be spotlighting Amy Jo from @herownmagic! She’s going to share what made her decide to share her story via book, “The Magical Mind of Mitzy”, why this story matters, and some magical advice for us all to hear!
March 29, 2021
How to Market Your Book Without a Marketing Degree
People keep telling me that there’s no way to write a book, because they don’t have a marketing degree or can hire someone to do it for them. Child please! I have TWO marketing degrees and a zero budget, and I have still figured out a few things....Listen to today's episode and find out how you can start marketing your book TODAY without having a marketing degree.
March 22, 2021
The Indie Writers Collective - Why You Need to Follow Them Today!
On today's episode, we talk with authors Tara Lake and Lucie Ataya as they share what the.indie.writers.collective is, and their own personal tips and tricks for writing and making a presence on Instagram.
March 15, 2021
Cathy Weaver - Why Networking Is Important for Authors too
Today we're joined by Author and Networking Guru, Cathy Weaver! We discuss her experiences as an author, and why networking is so important to even authors. Be sure to stay tuned to the very end to receive a free gift!
March 8, 2021
Lucie Ataya - "No Pain No Game"
In this episode we talk with Lucie Ataya, author of "No Pain No Game". Learn more about her book, and her journey of being an avid writer as a child to becoming a published author.
March 1, 2021
Welcome to Bookish Chatter!
Today is just a little introduction of some of my background, why I started this podcast, and what's to come.
February 22, 2021