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In the Life of A Self-Publishing Mama

In the Life of A Self-Publishing Mama

By LaTasha Reynolds
LaTasha Reynolds is the CEO/President of Bryla J Publishing, Creative Director of Bryla J Couture, and the host of In the Life of A Self-Publishing Mama. She is a mother, wife, and career woman juggling the new journey of self-publishing her first children's book called Bryla's Amazing Imagination: Bryla Visits the Moon. LaTasha shares her experiences, knowledge, offers advice, and engage in real-life matters. Her mission is to inform, educate, challenge, and encourage those who are considering the journey or currently on the path.

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Meet My Inspiration: Bryla J. Reynolds
In episode 22, Bryla J, my daughter, joins me for her first interview as my first special guest. Bryla shares her excitement about being a main character and shares her love of reading.
23:19
March 28, 2021
What Is Your Legacy
In episode 21, I keep you updated on my book progress and we talk about leaving a legacy for your reader. What do you want them to remember about you?
41:08
March 13, 2021
Seuss Be Gone
In episode 20, we talk about my book progress and the bias works of Seuss in children’s literature. Warning: episode contents strong language
36:58
March 6, 2021
Creating a Copyright Page
In episode 19, we talk about creating a simple or extended copyright page for your book.
43:46
February 20, 2021
Manage Your Book Project
In episode 18, we talk about effectively managing your book project and tips for getting to the end.
47:57
February 13, 2021
If It Doesn’t Bleed, It Doesn’t Lead
In episode 17, I share some advice from a blog to help give your writing journey meaning as you build your audience.
45:56
January 24, 2021
My Self-Publishing Progress
In episode 16, I give you an update on my progress and what’s to come in the future.
16:30
January 16, 2021
ISBN Me Please
In episode 15, we talk about ISBN/barcodes, avoiding scams, and my thoughts about the newest app called Clubhouse.
55:05
January 16, 2021
Tips For Having A Successful Kickstarter
In episode 14, we wrap up 2020 with tips from other authors on having a successful Kickstarter campaign (Pt.III) and digging deep into your “why”. Happy New Year 2021!
44:46
December 31, 2020
Jump, Your Destiny Will Catch You
In episode 13, the conversation is about addressing your mindset, your destiny, and stop playing it safe because you aren’t making progress.
25:29
December 17, 2020
My Opinion About Kickstarter
In episode 12, we continue the discussion about Kickstarter Pt II. I share my experience, opinion, and advice about Kickstarter campaigns.
58:58
December 10, 2020
I Need Funding For My Self-Publish Book
In episode 11, I share some creative ways of funding your project such as using Kickstarter (Pt. 1).
17:18
November 19, 2020
Introducing My Book to the World
In episode 10, I introduce my first children’s book, Bryla’s Amazing Imagination: Bryla Visits the Moon. This is my first debut! Join in on what’s going on!
20:20
November 14, 2020
Fear of Success
In episode 9, we talk about how fear can keep you from your destiny and issues that could be causing them.
14:57
November 14, 2020
How Much Does It Cost To Publish A Book?
In episode 8, we discuss the cost it takes to publish a book and real-life matters.
26:18
October 29, 2020
I’ve Finished Writing, Now What
In episode 6, we talk about preparing a manuscript, getting your work copyrighted, and how I found an illustrator.
39:11
October 25, 2020
Protect Thine Self
In episode 7, we talk about things to avoid in a contract and the differences between printing companies.
45:42
October 24, 2020
Create Before You Consume
In episode 5, we talk about writing styles/types and the importance of editing.
47:41
October 20, 2020
You Need To Be Disciplined
In episode 4, we talk about having discipline, how to handle negative reviews, and networking.
25:13
October 14, 2020
So, What’s Stopping You
In episode 3, we talk about procrastination, conducting research (target audience), and diversity in the industry.
23:40
October 12, 2020
So, You Want To Self-Publish
In this episode, we talk about the pros and cons of traditional vs self-publishing, finding your why, and what it takes to be a self-published author (characteristics).
30:31
October 10, 2020
Introducing Myself and My Inspiration
In this episode of “In the Life of a Self-Publishing Mama ,” I introduce myself and the inspiration behind my writing, which is my daughter Bryla J.
18:02
October 9, 2020