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Inspirational Journeys: Stories that Matter

Inspirational Journeys: Stories that Matter

By Ann Harrison
Welcome to Inspirational Journeys, stories that matter ! Listen as authors, creative artists, and entrepreneurs share the story behind their creative process and their work. Come along as I share writing tips and encouragement, give reviews of books I absolutely love, occasionally read one of my original poems, and share inspirational nuggets from my own writing journey, led by the Holy Spirit. Grab a cup of whatever beverage suits your fancy, sit back, relax and enjoy the show.
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Special Guest Interview with Marian McSpadden
Marian McSpadden, along with her husband, own a multimillion-dollar business. She was born in the secluded culture of a horse-drawn buggy religious organization she escaped in the dark. Immediately she was attracted to education. She took a GED and later graduated with a bachelor’s degree. She sees no skin color and can bridge cultural gaps and speaks to corporate, women’s and other groups. You want her to speak to your group and be inspired by her directness and authentic stories. She believes everyone deserves the chance to live a joyful, free and fulfilled life. Marian private coaches clients to break free from what is not working in their lives or move to the next level. Connect with Marian at the following links: Website:  http://www.marianmcspadden.com Linked in: linkedin.com/in/marian-mcspadden-0540287 Facebook: www.facebook.com/marian.mcspadden To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, and for a chance to win an audiobook code for The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at Heart, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Now available on Audible at: https://www.audible.com/pd/B08N5GM948?qid=1605076574&sr=1-22&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_2_2&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=VRNQE1XMPR4PM4WDD59V Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
32:46
January 19, 2021
Special Guest Interview with Linville M. Meadows
Dr. Meadows is an Honors graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and studied at Duke University. He later held faculty positions at both institutions. He was recognized internationally for his work in cancer research, receiving both grants and awards; he authored numerous scientific articles. He was designated a Clinical Investigator of the National Cancer Institute.  His recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol began May 7, 1997. Since then, he has counseled a large number of addicts and alcoholics striving to get clean and sober. His observations and study over the last 20+ years form the basis for A SPIRITUAL PATHWAY TO RECOVERY FROM ADDICTION, A PHYSICIAN'S JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY. He and his wife live on a hobby farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.  In the barnyard you will find 2 sheep, 3 alpacas, 1 donkey, and numerous birds including turkeys, ducks, geese, and bunch of chickens.  An organic garden sits nearby.  He is an avid photographer and plays bluegrass guitar. Connect with Lin at the following links: Websites: https://www.spiritualpathwaytorecovery.com/ https://www.theanswerisrecovery.com/ Social media links: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjTOgcSK5C64fHigTGHCthg?reload=9&view_as=subscriber https://www.facebook.com/linville.meadows.5 https://twitter.com/meadowslin https://www.instagram.com/linville_meadows/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/linville-m-meadows-m-d-46006715/ To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, and for a chance to win an audiobook code for The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at Heart, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Now available on Audible at: https://www.audible.com/pd/B08N5GM948?qid=1605076574&sr=1-22&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_2_2&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=VRNQE1XMPR4PM4WDD59V Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish  your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription.  https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
52:01
January 13, 2021
Special Guest interview with Debra Taubenslag
Debra Taubenslag, The Transformational Mentor, is a published author of two books; NO STONE UNTURNED: How My Special Needs Child and I Transformed Against All Odds, and Not Crazy Just Enlightened published in 2000. (Which resulted in a national nineteen-city book tour where she educated the public by conducting metaphysical stage hypnosis presentations.) She holds a Doctorate in Clinical Hypnosis, and has been in private practice since 1987. In addition, Debra holds additional teaching degrees in Speech, Theatre, and Special Education. She is also a Spiritual Minister. She has served on the faculty of a higher educational institution as a teacher of Hypnosis and Massage Therapy, as well as a workshop leader at the National Guild of Hypnotists convention. She conducts worldwide unique hands-on presentations and workshops to educate the public and corporations about hypnosis and healing. Debra holds additional certifications in Neuro Linguistic Programming, Life Between Lives, Colored Light Therapy, Hypnosis for Cancer Patients and Caregivers, and Color Image Consulting. Additional advanced training includes Psychic/Mediumship Development, Shamanism and Vibrational Energy Healing. She has been an active member for over 23 years in the National Guild of Hypnotists, with memberships in the International Hypnosis Federation, International Association of Research and Regression Therapy, Association of Past Life Research and Therapies, and American Board of Hypnotherapy, and World Association of Image Consultants, Debra Taubenslag is a teacher, healer and metaphysician; a mender of souls. Through the development of her own spiritual awareness, her mission is to help people discover their true purpose, why they are here, and what they need to accomplish. Connect with Deb at the following links: www.debrataubenslag.com https://www.facebook.com/nostoneunturnedthebook https://www.instagram.com/debrataubenslag https://www.linkedin.com/in/debra-taubenslag-4875b426/
1:02:16
January 10, 2021
Special Guest Interview with Tom Libelt
Tom Libelt is the guy you call when your online course is not selling. He spends most of his time in Chiang Mai, Thailand. He is a host of The Smart Brand Marketing Show. In the past Tom has published around 5000 Kindle books, built a successful SEO business, owned a coffee shop, a retail store, a record label, created a documentary, and released two albums with five hits on top ten Polish radio. He likes to say that “If you can’t sell, then you’re not in business. Marketing and Sales are the backbone of a company.” Connect with Tom at the following links: Website: https://smartbrandmarketing.com/ Social media links: https://www.facebook.com/SBMPodcast https://twitter.com/TomLibelt https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomlibelt/ To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, and for a chance to win an audiobook code for The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at Heart, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Now available on Audible at: https://www.audible.com/pd/B08N5GM948?qid=1605076574&sr=1-22&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_2_2&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=VRNQE1XMPR4PM4WDD59V Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
32:44
January 6, 2021
The final steps of the Snowflake Method and a few tips to help you tailor the method to fit your writing process
In today’s episode I walk you through the final two steps of the Snowflake Method and share some tips on how you can tailor the method so that it works for you. As I’ve done in previous episodes featuring individual steps of the Snowflake method,, I give you a recap of the preplanning and the steps before the ones I’m featuring. If you’d like to download Chapters 19-20 of How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method as a PDF file, Please visit the following website. https://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/free If you’re interested in reading about the snowflake Method online, you may do so at: https://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/articles/snowflake-method/ To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, and for a chance to win an audiobook code for The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at Heart, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Now available on Audible at: https://www.audible.com/pd/B08N5GM948?qid=1605076574&sr=1-22&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_2_2&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=VRNQE1XMPR4PM4WDD59V Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
23:38
January 4, 2021
Step Eight of the Snowflake Method
In today’s episode I walk you through step eight of the Snowflake Method, with a recap of the preplanning and first seven steps beforehand. If you’d like to download Chapters 19-20 of How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method as a PDF file, Please visit the following website. https://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/free Please note that this is the last episode of 2020. To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, and for a chance to win an audiobook code for The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at Heart,, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Now available on Audible at: https://www.audible.com/pd/B08N5GM948?qid=1605076574&sr=1-22&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_2_2&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=VRNQE1XMPR4PM4WDD59V Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
14:08
December 28, 2020
Step Seven of the Snowflake Method
In today’s episode I walk you through step seven of the Snowflake Method, with a recap of the preplanning and first six steps beforehand. If you’d like to download Chapters 19-20 of How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method as a PDF file, Please visit the following website. https://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/free To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, and for a chance to win an audiobook code for The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at Heart,, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Now available on Audible at: https://www.audible.com/pd/B08N5GM948?qid=1605076574&sr=1-22&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_2_2&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=VRNQE1XMPR4PM4WDD59V Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
13:21
December 21, 2020
Step six of the snowflake method
In today’s episode I walk you through step six of the Snowflake Method, with a recap of the preplanning and first six steps beforehand. If you’d like to download Chapters 19-20 of How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method as a PDF file, Please visit the following website. https://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/free To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, and for a chance to win an audiobook code for The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at Heart,, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Now available on Audible at: https://www.audible.com/pd/B08N5GM948?qid=1605076574&sr=1-22&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_2_2&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=VRNQE1XMPR4PM4WDD59V Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
12:51
December 14, 2020
Step 5 of the Snowflake Method
In today’s episode I walk you through step five of the Snowflake Method, with a recap of the preplanning and first four steps beforehand. If you’d like to download Chapters 19-20 of How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method as a PDF file, Please visit the following website. https://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/free To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, and for a chance to win an audiobook code for The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at Heart,, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Now available on Audible at: https://www.audible.com/pd/B08N5GM948?qid=1605076574&sr=1-22&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_2_2&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=VRNQE1XMPR4PM4WDD59V Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
13:42
December 7, 2020
Step 4 of the Snowflake Method
In today’s episode I walk you through step four of the Snowflake Method, with a recap of the preplanning and first three steps beforehand. If you’d like to download Chapters 19-20 of How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method as a PDF file, Please visit the following website. https://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/free To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, and for a chance to win an audiobook code for The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at Heart,, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Now available on Audible at: https://www.audible.com/pd/B08N5GM948?qid=1605076574&sr=1-22&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_2_2&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=VRNQE1XMPR4PM4WDD59V Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
13:53
December 1, 2020
Step three of the Snowflake Method
In today’s episode I walk you through step three of the Snowflake Method, with a recap of the preplanning and first two steps beforehand. If you’d like to download Chapters 19-20 of How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method as a PDF file, Please visit the following website. https://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/free To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Now available on Audible at: https://www.audible.com/pd/B08N5GM948?qid=1605076574&sr=1-22&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_2_2&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=VRNQE1XMPR4PM4WDD59V Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
13:50
November 23, 2020
The Spirit of Creativity Audiobook Launch Party with Special Guests Lillian Yves and Vincent Lee Grayson
Please sit back, relax and enjoy my engaging conversation with my audiobook narrator Lillian Yves and her collaborative partner Vincent Lee Grayson. Half of the podcast is my interview with my guests, and the second half is the audiobook launch party itself. The narrator bios are as follows: LEEANNE ROWE/ LILLIAN YVES  Originally from Oklahoma, and a graduate of AMDA in NYC, LeeAnne eventually made her way to SoCal. She likes to say she is from the East, West, and somewhere in the middle. She is a #1 best selling narrator on Amazon, an after school Drama teacher for the LAUSD and has been performing around California for over 15 years. She is a published author, co-writing novels under the name LeeAnne Hansen and a children's book, All Things I can do under Lilly Rowe. GRAYDON SCHLICHTER/VINCENT LEE GRAYSON  Graydon boldly declared at the age of five that he would "make Books on Tape" someday.  Five year old Graydon would be very pleased to see that grown up(ish) Graydon has made good on the vow.  Partnering with Lilly might be a bit more distressing to the lad since the younger version knew for a fact that "girls have cooties!" Still, a sacrifice worth making in the name of art! Although a stage actor and sound designer, for now those passions are on hold, all the better to focus on audiobooks. Connect with Lillian and Vincent online at the following links: www.LillianYves.com https://www.facebook.com/lillianyvesvoiceactor/ To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Now available on Audible at: https://www.audible.com/pd/B08N5GM948?qid=1605076574&sr=1-22&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_2_2&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=VRNQE1XMPR4PM4WDD59V Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
1:02:41
November 18, 2020
Step 2 of the Snowflake Method
In today’s episode, I recap the preplanning and step 1 of the snowflake method, before walking you through step 2. To download Chapters 19-20 of How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method by Randy Ingermanson as a PDF file, please visit: https://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/free To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Now available on Audible at: https://www.audible.com/pd/B08N5GM948?qid=1605076574&sr=1-22&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_2_2&pf_rd_p=83218cca-c308-412f-bfcf-90198b687a2f&pf_rd_r=VRNQE1XMPR4PM4WDD59V Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
23:02
November 17, 2020
NaNoWriMo week one Wrap up and Step One of the Snowflake Method
In today’s episode, I talk about my first week of NaNoWriMo and I walk you through the preplanning and the first step of the Snowflake Method. Id you’d like to download chapters 19 and 20 of the book entitled How To Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method by Randy Ingermanson as a free PDF document, please visit: https://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/free/ To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. Coming soon in audio and print formats. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
15:01
November 7, 2020
Belated NaNoWriMo kickoff and other news
In this episode, I talk about my NaNoWriMo progress and give you an update of things to come over the next few weeks. To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. Coming soon in audio and print formats. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
09:35
November 2, 2020
Preptober Pep Talk and NaNoWriMo Countdown
Today marks the final week of NaNoWriMo’s Preptober. I give you a pep talk, consisting of a bit of NaNoWriMo encouragement and tips to get you started and help you work through the writing frenzy that takes place throughout the month of November. If you wish to sign p for NaNoWriMo, visit the following link: https://nanowrimo.org If you’re already signed up for NaNoWriMo, and you would like to send me an invitation to be your buddy, my username is AnnWritesInspiration. To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. Coming soon in audio and print formats. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
19:00
October 26, 2020
Tips for removing the brick wall in your story during Preptober
In today’s episode, I give you some tips and strategies for becoming unstuck, when you hit a brick wall in your story. The tips include: Pray for wisdom where your story is concerned, read in your genre, research character attributes so you can turn them into strengths if necessary, keep an electronic or physical journal handy to jot down any plot points, questions to ask yourself as you’re writing, etc. To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. Coming soon in audio and print formats. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
13:47
October 19, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Sue Parisher
Today’s interview was recorded in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month. Read on to learn more about my special guest. LTC (Ret.) Sue Parisher served twenty-one honorable years on active duty, living a double life of capability and accomplishment in the service while enduring brutality and abusiveness in her twenty-year oppressive marriage. The constant need to relocate due to Army orders every few years definitely contributed to her abuser’s ability to weaken her defenses against him. The atmosphere of military masculinity of the time and her daughter’s diagnosis of leukemia continually added gasoline to the horrors of her world. Today, Sue is happily married to a wonderful Christian man whose children and family have overwhelmingly welcomed her into their world. She has three unbelievable children who have been her inspiration and motivation during all these trying times. Her daughter’s cancer has been in remission for 15 years. Sue’s book is entitled Rock Bottom and Faithless: Defeating the Lies of Domestic Abuse with God’s Truth Purchase link: https://www.amazon.com/Rock-Bottom-Faithless-Defeating-Domesticebook/dp/B07W4X7WXP/ref=sr_1_2?crid=3MWTURH7OZ4B7&dchild=1&keywords=rock+b ottom+and+faithless&qid=1593359606&sprefix=rock+bottom+and+faith%2Caps%2C186&sr=8 -2 Connect with Sue at the following links: https://www.recoveringfromdomesticviolence.com/ https://www.facebook.com/SueParisherAuthor/ To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. Coming soon in audio and print formats. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
26:57
October 6, 2020
Devine revelation about my calling to write
Today’s episode is a reflection on my calling as a writer, given to me by the Holy Spirit after listening to two of the podcasts I subscribe to. The links to the episodes that resonated with me are as follows: Pastor Writer Episode 126 with Mark Batterson: https://pastorwriter.com/episode/mark-batterson/ The Stories Between Us Season 3 Episode 2: http://shawnsmucker.com/2020/10/new-episode-s3e2-the-divine-partnership/ To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. Coming soon in audio and print formats. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
22:17
October 1, 2020
Similarities between writing and crochet
In today’s episode, I’m sharing my reflections on how writing is similar to crocheting, and providing a few writing updates along the way. To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. Coming soon in audio and print formats. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
16:53
September 28, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Ellwyn Autumn
Ellwyn Autumn is an American author/blogger and a certified teacher with a Master's Degree in Education. She writes children's picture books, middle-grade novels, and Young Adult fiction. Ellwyn's first self-published novel, Chris Kringle's Cops The First Mission, was a Finalist in the 2016 Reader's Favorite International Book Contest. Her Kamyla Chung picture book series addresses difficult issues facing young children. Kamyla Chung and the Classroom Bully is on Jedlie's Certified Great Reads List, earned Story Monster Approval as well as Mom’s Choice Awards Gold Medal. Ellwyn discovered her passion for writing in second grade when she had to write a book report for school. She was so excited to write the report, until her mother told her that she had to write about someone else's book and not her own story. Ellwyn became indignant and decided that once she finished the book report, she would most certainly write her own original story. She has been writing ever since! Ellwyn lives with her family in Pennsylvania. She loves all things magical, curling up with a good book, writing stories, and almost anything with chocolate in it. You can purchase her latest book entitled Teddy Bear Tea at: https://www.amazon.com/Teddy-Bear-Tea-Ellwyn-Autumn-ebook/dp/B08HKF2XFB/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1599827365&sr=8-1 Connect with Ellwyn at the following links: https://www.ellwynautumn.com/ https://www.facebook.com/ellwynautumnauthor/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRBbmeghJYUgldeJmal4TkA?view_as=subscriber https://www.instagram.com/ellwynautumn/ To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. Coming soon in audio and print formats. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
15:44
September 11, 2020
My Writing Week at a Glance
In today’s episode, I give you an update on my writing week, which includes a bit of behind the scenes information about another project I’m brainstorming for NaNoWriMo To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. Coming soon in audio and print formats. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
10:25
September 5, 2020
Reflections on my writing life, including live streaming and the WWJ writing conference
In today’s episode, I share my reflections on my writing life for the previous week. Some of these reflections include, Conducting word sprints during live streams on YouTube, Finishing the first round of rewrites for Shadow of Truth and brainstorming for What is known as Inner Vision, and finally, my reflections on the Writing Warriors for Jesus Writing conference and how I received nuggets from each presenter. To watch all three playlists, packed full of information, inspiration and encouragement to writers of all levels, visit the link below: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPPm5w1NFjlJWI-ekQ7E3Ng/playlists To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
18:39
August 24, 2020
Weekend review: Updates on my writing life and a special treat
In today’s episode, I share a few updates on my author journey, along with a couple of things I’ve experienced this week. Stay tuned for a special treat, for I share a song, a haiku and two poems. If you enjoyed the poems I’ve shared, the link below will take you to your favorite online retailor, where you can purchase my poetry book. My poetry book entitled The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at heart can be purchased in a variety of eBook formats wherever books are sold. Click the link below to purchase your copy today. Coming soon in audio and print formats. https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
29:30
August 15, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Liz Johnson
Liz Johnson is the author of more than a dozen novels, including A Sparkle of Silver, A Glitter of Gold, The Red Door Inn, Where Two Hearts Meet, and On Love's Gentle Shore, as well as a New York Times bestselling novella and a handful of short stories. She works in marketing and makes her home in Phoenix, Arizona. Liz Johnson’s latest book is entitled, A Dazzle of Diamonds Description: Penelope Hunter loves her job as the events manager at one of Savannah's premier historic venues--until her ex-fiancé walks into her office with his new bride-to-be. To make matters worse, a scheming social matriarch is intent on seeing Penelope fired, especially if she insists on being seen with Tucker Westbrook. Since returning from serving two tours in the Middle East, Tucker has built a thriving security company. His work is nearly as stabilizing as his friendship with Penelope, who has been by his side since childhood. But when the lone candidate for county sheriff goads him, Tucker loses his cool and ends up on the ballot--and on the receiving end of a smear campaign claiming the Westbrooks were traitors to the South. To clear his name, Tucker and Penelope must join forces to find the truth behind a 150-year-old lost treasure. But the more time they spend together, the closer she comes to losing her job--and falling helplessly in love. Purchase link: https://www.lizjohnsonbooks.com/book/a-dazzle-of-diamonds/ Connect with Liz at the following links: https://www.lizjohnsonbooks.com/ https://www.facebook.com/lizjohnsonbooks https://twitter.com/lizjohnsonbooks https://www.instagram.com/lizjohnsonbooks/ To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
30:27
August 6, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Lynette Eason
Lynette Eason is the bestselling author of Collateral Damage and Acceptable Risk, as well as Protecting Tanner Hollow and the Blue Justice, Women of Justice, Deadly Reunions, Hidden Identity, and Elite Guardians series. She is the winner of three ACFW Carol Awards, the Selah Award, and the Inspirational Reader's Choice Award, among others. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and has a master's degree in education from Converse College. Eason lives in South Carolina with her husband and two children. Learn more at www.lynetteeason.com. Lynette’s Featured book is entitled, Acceptable Risk. Purchase links: From the Publisher: http://bakerpublishinggroup.com/books/acceptable-risk/389341 Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Acceptable-Risk-Danger-Never-Sleeps-ebook/dp/B0821NGBH5/ref=sr_1_1?crid=32EU8V15V0N70&dchild=1&keywords=acceptable+risk+lynette+eason&qid=1591282270&sprefix=acceptable+risk%2Caps%2C233&sr=8-1 Barnes and Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/acceptable-risk-lynette-eason/1133988293?ean=9780800729356 CBD: https://www.christianbook.com/acceptable-risk-2-lynette-eason/9780800729356/pd/729355?product_redirect=1&search_term=acceptable%20risk%20lyn&Ntt=729355&item_code=&Ntk=keywords&event=ESRCP Connect with Lynette at the following links: www.lynetteeason.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/lynetteeason Facebook: www.facebook.com/lynette.eason To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
31:04
August 4, 2020
The audio edition of my August Newsletter
In the August issue of my audio/video newsletter, I share some exciting things happening behind the scenes of my writing life, including publishing The Spirit Of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at Heart in print. If you’re interested in purchasing the eBook copy, you may do so at: https://books2read.com/TheSpirit OfCreativity To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
11:42
August 2, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Suzanne Woods Fisher
Carol award winner Suzanne Woods Fisher writes stories that take you to places you’ve never visited—one with characters that seem like old friends. But most of all, her books give you something to think about long after you’ve finished reading it. With over one million copies of her books sold worldwide, Suzanne is the best-selling author of more than thirty books, ranging from non-fiction books, to children’s books, to novels. She lives with her very big family in northern California. Suzanne’s new book is entitled: On a Coastal Breeze (book 2 of ‘Three Sisters Island’ series) Description: For Madison Grayson, life is good. Newly licensed as a marriage and family therapist, she can’t wait to start her practice. Despite the unfortunate shortage of eligible bachelors on the island—they’re all too young, too old, or too weird—Maddie feels like she’s finally found her sweet spot. Not even one panic attack in the last year. Not one. And then Ricky O’Shea drops in. Literally. Floating down from the pure blue sky, the one man in the world she hoped never to see again—the one who’d been her archnemesis from kindergarten through her senior dance—parachutes into town, landing on Boon dock, canopy draping behind him like a superhero. Ricky O’Shea. Now Pastor Rick, the new minister on Three Sisters Island. Time to panic. Purchase link: https://amzn.to/2Ym0wfS Connect with Suzanne at the following links: https://suzannewoodsfisher.com/ www.facebook.com/SuzanneWoodsFisherAuthor https://twitter.com/suzannewfisher https://www.instagram.com/suzannewoodsfisher https://www.bookbub.com/profile/suzanne-woods-fisher https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1922565.Suzanne_Woods_Fisher https://www.amazon.com/Suzanne-Woods-Fisher/e/B002A4Z51S/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1513633570&sr=8-2-ent https://www.pinterest.com/suzannewfisher/pins/ To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
25:09
July 30, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Susie Finkbeiner
Susie Finkbeiner is the CBA bestselling author of All Manner of Things, which was selected as a 2020 Michigan Notable Book, as well as A Cup of Dust, A Trail of Crumbs, and A Song of Home. She serves on the Fiction Readers Summit planning committee, volunteers her time at Ada Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and speaks at retreats and women's events across the country. Susie and her husband have three children and live in West Michigan. Susie’s featured book is entitled Stories That Bind Us Description: Betty Sweet never expected to be a widow at 40. With so much life still in front of her, she tries to figure out what's next. She couldn't have imagined what God had in mind. When her estranged sister is committed to a sanitarium, Betty finds herself taking on the care of a 5-year-old nephew she never knew she had. In 1960s LaFontaine, Michigan, they make an odd pair. Betty with her pink button nose and bouffant hair. Hugo with his light brown skin and large brown eyes. But more powerful than what makes them different is what they share: the heartache of an empty space in their lives. Slowly, they will learn to trust one another as they discover common ground and healing through the magic of storytelling. Award-winning author Susie Finkbeiner offers fans a novel that invites us to rediscover the power of story to open the doors of our hearts. Purchase link: https://bakerbookhouse.com/products/39424 Connect with Susie at the following Links: www.susiefinkbeiner.com https://www.facebook.com/SusieFinkbeiner/ https://www.bookbub.com/profile/susie-finkbeiner To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
26:49
July 21, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Beth White
Beth White's day job is teaching music at an inner-city high school in historic Mobile, Alabama. A native Mississippian, she writes historical romance with a Southern drawl and is the author of A Rebel Heart and A Reluctant Belle, as well as the Gulf Coast Chronicles series. Her novels have won the American Christian Fiction Writers Carol Award, the RT Book Club Reviewers' Choice Award, and the Inspirational Reader's Choice Award. Learn more at www.bethwhite.net. Beth’s featured book is entitled A Reckless Love. Description: In the fine tradition established by her Southern grandmama, Aurora Daughtry has recently orchestrated the marriage of her eldest sister and facilitated her middle sister's engagement. She also rejoices in her part in transforming the family's dilapidated plantation manor into a luxurious and lucrative resort hotel. Just when it seems there is nothing left to absorb her considerable talent for managing people, in walks federal deputy marshal Zane Sager. But Zane is not at Daughtry House for a vacation. He's tracking a killer and collecting two key witnesses to a federal judge's murder. Aurora takes it upon herself to disabuse the cynical lawman of his conviction that the world--and God in particular--is out to get him. But just as she's on the verge of cracking Zane's defenses, the man he is after reminds him that no one he loves is safe. Ever. Purchase link: https://www.amazon.com/Reckless-Love-Daughtry-House/dp/080072691X Connect with Beth at the following links: bethwhite.net https://www.facebook.com/Beth-White-355852827769710/ https://www.instagram.com/ authorbethwhite https://twitter.com/ bethsquill To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a free short story, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
40:48
July 20, 2020
Updates on the Writing Life and a Sneak Peak at what's Coming up in the Weeks Ahead
In today’s episode, I give you a couple of updates on my writing life, share news about past interviews and stalk about what’s coming up in the weeks ahead. Please be sure to subscribe to the YouTube channel and the podcast so you don’t miss an episode, and tell your friends, so they can meet these incredible authors, too. To subscribe to my newsletter and receive a short story for free, please fill out my google form at: https://forms.gle/x8gtvDgqH56Zc3bt9 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
10:49
July 19, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Bethany Turner
Bethany Turner is the award-winning author of The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck and Wooing Cadie McCaffrey and the director of administration for Rock Springs Church in Southwest Colorado. A former bank executive and a three-time cancer survivor (all before she turned 35), Bethany knows that when God has plans for your life, it doesn't matter what anyone else has to say. Because of that, she's chosen to follow his call to write. She lives with her husband and their two sons in Colorado, where she writes for a new generation of readers who crave fiction that tackles the thorny issues of life with humor and insight. Bethany’s featured book is entitled, Hadley Beckett’s Next Dish Description: Get ready for a heaping helping of humor, romance, and second chances Celebrity chef Maxwell Cavanagh is known for many things: his multiple Michelin stars, his top-rated Culinary Channel show, To the Max, and most of all his horrible temper. Hadley Beckett, host of the Culinary Channel's other top-rated show, At Home with Hadley, is beloved for her Southern charm and for making her viewers feel like family. When Max experiences a very public temper tantrum and is sent packing, his only chance to get back on TV and in the public's good graces is to work alongside Hadley. As these polar-opposite celeb chefs begin to peel away the layers of public persona and reputation, they will not only discover the key ingredients for getting along but also learn the secret recipe for unexpected forgiveness . . . and maybe even love. In the meantime, hide the knives. Purchase link: http://bakerpublishinggroup.com/books/hadley-beckett-s-next-dish/392771 Connect with Bethany at the following links: Website – www.seebethanywrite.com Facebook – www.facebook.com/seebethanywrite Instagram – www.instagram.com/seebethanywrite Twitter – www.twitter.com/seebethanywrite BookBub – www.bookbub.com/authors/bethany-turner Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/seebethanywrite Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
39:09
July 17, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Melissa Kosci
Melissa Kosci is a fourth-degree black belt in and certified instructor of Songahm Taekwondo. In her day job as a commercial property manager, she secretly notes personal quirks and funny situations, ready to tweak them into colorful additions for her books. She and Corey, her husband of twenty years, live in Florida, where they do their best not to melt in the sun. A Dream Within a Dream, the third book in the Coffey and Hill series cowritten by Mike Mike Nappa and Melissa Kosci. Description: He may be the key to solving one of the greatest unsolved art heists in history Trudi Coffey hasn't seen Samuel Hill in weeks. Then the FBI shows up asking about him. After a strange encounter with an armed man demanding her help and an attack by a member of the Boston mob looking for someone named Dream, Trudi manages to find Samuel--or rather, he finds her. He's made some pretty powerful enemies, but right now his full attention is on protecting Dream from the mob. Because Dream has something they want--the map to the location of artwork stolen from the Gardner Museum during the infamous 1990 heist. With danger closing in from all sides, Trudi and Samuel will have to call on all their allies to keep Dream safe and discover the identities of the people who have been hunting down Samuel. The real questions are, whom can they trust? And who will make it out of this alive? Purchase link: http://bakerpublishinggroup.com/books/a-dream-within-a-dream/355310 https://www.amazon.com/dp/0800726464 Connect with Melissa online at the following links: http://melissakoslin.com/ https://www.facebook.com/MelissaKoslin https://twitter.com/melissakoslin Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
24:35
July 10, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Elizabeth Goddard
Elizabeth Goddard is the bestselling author of more than forty books, including Never Let Go, Always Look Twice, and the Carol Award-winning The Camera Never Lies. Her Mountain Cove series books have been finalists in the Daphne du Maurier Awards and the Carol Awards. Goddard is a seventh-generation Texan and can be found online at www.elizabethgoddard.com. Her latest release is entitled Don’t Keep Silent. Description: Investigative reporter Rae Burke will do anything to find her missing sister-in-law, even if it means facing Liam McKade, a man who almost lost his life saving hers. A former DEA agent, Liam thought he could find peace at his Wyoming ranch, but he just doesn't feel at home anywhere anymore. When the reporter who blew his cover on an important investigation inserts herself back into his life, he's less than thrilled. But Rae's keen investigative skills have led her down the right path--and directly into the dragon's mouth--leaving Liam no choice but to protect her. As the danger increases, the past they both tried to flee catches up to them, along with the feelings they once had for each other. Bestselling and award-winning author Elizabeth Goddard plunges you into a fast-paced, high-stakes story of honor, forgiveness, and justice. Purchase link: https://elizabethgoddard.com/books/dont-keep-silent/ Connect with Elizabeth at the following links: http://elizabethgoddard.com https://www.bookbub.com/authors/elizabeth-goddard http://facebook.com/elizabethgoddardauthor http://twitter.com/bethgoddard https://www.instagram.com/elizabethgoddardauthor/ https://www.pinterest.com/bethrachg/boards/ Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
37:24
July 1, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Shawn Smucker
Shawn Smucker is the award-winning author of Light from Distant Stars, the young adult novels The Day the Angels Fell and The Edge of Over There, and the memoir Once We Were Strangers. He lives with his wife and six children in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. You can find him online at www.shawnsmucker.com. His latest novel, which comes out today, is entitled These Nameless Things Description: Before Dan opened his door to find a wounded woman who had escaped from the tormentors in the mountain, his life had become rather quiet. He and the eight other people in the mostly abandoned town had become friends. They spent peaceful evenings around the campfire and even made vague plans to journey east one day and leave the ominous mountain behind. But the woman's arrival changes everything. Who is she? How does she know so much about Dan's brother, who is still held captive in the mountain? Why are long-forgotten memories rising to the surface? And why does Dan feel so compelled to keep her presence in his house a secret? Purchase link: http://shawnsmucker.com/these-nameless-things/ Connect with Shawn online at the following links: http://shawnsmucker.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/shawnsmucker Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shawnsmucker/ Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
26:29
June 30, 2020
Camp NaNoWriMo Prep and Accessibility
Today’s audio/video podcast episode is a Camp NaNoWriMo prep episode, where I talk about NaNoWriMo site accessibility. Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
11:31
June 29, 2020
Introducing my Christian Crochet Writers Facebook Group and Crochet Writers Twitter chat
In today’s audio/video podcast episode, I announce my new Christian Crochet Writers Facebook group and #CrochetWriters Twitter chat, along with a few other miner updates. To join my FB group, visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/352057452432050/ Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
08:19
June 23, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Patricia Bradley
USA Today Best-selling author, Patricia Bradley is a Carol finalist and winner of an Inspirational Readers’ Choice Award in Suspense. She and her two cats call North Mississippi home--the South is also where she sets most of her books. Her romantic suspense novels include the Logan Point series and the Memphis Cold Case Novels. Standoff, the first book in the Natchez Trace Park Ranger’s series released May 5, 2020, and she’s finished the second book, Obsession and is hard at work on the third, Crosshairs. When Patricia isn’t writing, she likes to throw mud on a wheel and see what happens. Her latest book entitled Standoff can be purchased at the following links: #kindle: amzn.to/36MrsJq #NookBN: bit.ly/2XeGSDc #Christianbook: bit.ly/2JQ3Bhw Or https://ptbradley.com/books/standoff/ Connect with Patricia at the following links: Website https://ptbradley.com/ Blog - https://ptbradley.com/blog/ Facebook – www.facebook.com/patriciabradleyauthor Twitter – https://twitter.com/PTBradley1 Amazon – https://amzn.to/2S6DKGY Bookbub- https://www.bookbub.com/profile/patricia-bradley Goodreads- https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7789445.Patricia_Bradley Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/ptbradley1/ Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/ptbradley/ Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
55:40
June 12, 2020
Bad Writing Challenge
Today, I bring you a challenge that I received from a previous podcast guest. Follow along as I write badly for two minutes. Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
08:40
June 11, 2020
How to insert hyperlinks in your WordPress blog post
In today’s episode I explain how to insert hyperlinks in a blog post using WordPress. Select  the text where you want the link inserted, find the “Insert link” button and click or press enter on this button, past the link into the edit box and tab down to the “add Link” button, and click or press enter. Always check your blog post to make sure the links work, after you’ve published or updated the post on your WP admin page. Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
09:39
June 8, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Alison Hendrix
Today’s guest is not only an author in her own right, but she’s a dear friend and a fellow Writing Warrior for Jesus. Alison Hendrix lives in North Carolina with her husband and child. Her writing is inspired by her family and her faith, and she enjoys finding magic in everyday situations. Though she's always enjoyed writing, her career as an author actually began when her daughter was born. Alison has written and illustrated children's books, middle grade novels, short fantasy stories and poems. Lenny the Last Lightning Bug can purchased at the following link: https://www.amazon.com/Lenny-Last-Lightning-Alison-Hendrix/dp/B0891J58BB Connect with Alison at the following links: https://sunriseblue.wordpress.com/ https://www.amazon.com/author/alisonhendrix https://www.facebook.com/pg/alisonhendrixwriter https://twitter.com/lightingthedark Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
21:34
June 4, 2020
How I visualize the world around me
In today’s episode, I talk about how I visualize the world around me, even though I am totally blind. Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
15:17
June 2, 2020
Reflections on my first webinar
In today’s episode, I share my reflections of hosting my first webinar, with technical hiccups and all. I also encourage the listeners and viewers not to give up on their goals, when the devil tries to thwart their attempts to do the task God has put before them. Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
15:28
May 27, 2020
Find Non-Writing Related Hobbies to Restore Your Creative Energy
In today’s audio/video podcast, I show you my non-writing hobby that I use to restore my creative energy and give myself a mental break. I also give you examples of other yarn based crafts to try. Be sure to have a paper or digital notebook handy, because I share with you a couple of crochet books and give you ideas about searching out your craft of choice on YouTube. If you’d like a copy of any of my crochet patterns, please send me an email or message me on social media with your email address and I’ll be happy to send then to you. Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
31:09
May 24, 2020
My First audio newsletter
Today I have a special treat for you! My first audio/video newsletter. If you’d like to read the books I mention in my newsletter, you can purchase them at the following links: Mrs. Morris and the Ghost by Traci Wilton: https://www.amazon.com/Mrs-Morris-Ghost-Salem-Mystery-ebook/dp/B07K5ZC4TS/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=Mrs.+Morris+and+the+Ghost&qid=1589923228&sr=8-2 If I run Kindle Box set by Terri Blackstock: https://www.amazon.com/If-Run-Im-Found-Live-ebook/dp/B07BB6DFM6/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=If+I+run+Kindle+Box+set+by+Terri+BlackStock&qid=1590258379&sr=8-1 If you’d like to purchase my poetry book entitled: The Spirit of Creativity: Inspirational Poems for the Creative at Heart, click here: https://books2read.com/TheSpiritOfCreativity Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
09:45
May 23, 2020
Cross Promote your Fellow Writer's work
In today’s audio/video podcast episode, I encourage writers to cross promote each other’s work. Have you thought about launching a podcast, but don’t know where to start? Do you have questions about how to plan a podcast? Join me as I shares seven questions you should ask yourself before launching a podcast in a free webinar on May 21 at 3 PM Eastern. To register for this event, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7-questions-you-should-ask-yourself-before-launching-a-podcast-tickets-103608196906 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
12:07
May 20, 2020
The 4 Ps of writing: Positive Mistakes, Protected time, Platform and Process
Today’s episode is a summary of my conversation with Tish Bouvier for her Write Coffee Repeat podcast, about the four Ps of writing: Positive mistakes, protected time, platform, and I add Process as the forth P. . To hear our conversation, click: https://anchor.fm/writecoffeerepeat/episodes/Sunday-Chit-Chat-with-Ann-Harrison-ee6mgs/a-a1ts5ri Visit Tish’s website at: https://www.tishbouvier.com/ Have you thought about launching a podcast, but don’t know where to start? Do you have questions about how to plan a podcast? Join me as I shares seven questions you should ask yourself before launching a podcast in a free webinar on May 21 at 3 PM Eastern. To register for this event, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7-questions-you-should-ask-yourself-before-launching-a-podcast-tickets-103608196906 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
18:02
May 18, 2020
Weekend Wrap up: writing updates
Today’s episode is a weekend wrap up, where I give you updates on my writing journey. Have you thought about launching a podcast, but don’t know where to start? Do you have questions about how to plan a podcast? Join me as I shares seven questions you should ask yourself before launching a podcast in a free webinar on May 21 at 3 PM Eastern. To register for this event, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7-questions-you-should-ask-yourself-before-launching-a-podcast-tickets-103608196906 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.instagram.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
16:04
May 17, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Amelia Griggs
Amelia Griggs is a Learning Design and Development specialist, Instructional Designer, Writer and Authorpeneuer. She enjoys researching, designing and developing all kinds of educational materials, writing instructional articles, blogging, and composing fictional short stories. She has a technology book series called “Easy Learning Microsoft Office How-To Books”, as well as a children’s book series. She is currently working on more books, as well as educational and instructional videos. Amelia has always loved writing for as long as she could remember, including writing short stories, rhymes and poems. There's even a historical fiction novel in her future. She has a Bachelors of Business Administration with a Major in Computer Science, and a Masters of Science in Instructional Design and Technology. Connect with Amelia at the following links: Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/author/ameliagriggs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ameliagwrites Facebook (Author Page): https://www.facebook.com/ameliagriggsauthor Author News, Self-Publishing and Marketing Tips: https://ameliaswritingcorner.com YouTube Channel for Kids: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnE8Q_ZNwVS1G8iXVo6qOCQ(Amelia’s Creative Learning Corner for Kids) Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/easylearningweb Computer learning website: http://easylearningweb.com YouTube Channel for Technology: http://www.youtube.com/user/easylearningweb Online articles: http://easylearningweb.hubpages.com e-Learning blog at http://easylearningweb.blogspot.com Facebook for Technology Book Series: http://www.facebook.com/easylearningweb Have you thought about launching a podcast, but don’t know where to start? Do you have questions about how to plan a podcast? Join me as I shares seven questions you should ask yourself before launching a podcast in a free webinar on May 21 at 3 PM Eastern. To register for this event, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7-questions-you-should-ask-yourself-before-launching-a-podcast-tickets-103608196906 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/supportLeave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration
33:44
May 7, 2020
Weekend wrap up: your distraction free zone and a book review
In today’s episode, I talk about finding creative solitude in my distraction free zone. I also share with you a book review of if I live by Terri Blackstock Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave me feedback: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Contact me via my website: https://annwritesinspiration.com/contact Leave voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.FM/inspirational-journeys/message Follow me on social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
12:11
May 5, 2020
Special Guest Interview with Alexa Bigwarfe
Alexa Bigwarfe is a wife, mother, proud veteran, a USA Today Best-Selling author, speaker, author coach, and publisher. Her writing career began when she turned to writing for healing after her infant daughter passed away at 2 days old. She began to support others who wanted to do the same and now guides other authors through the publishing and marketing process in her company Write|Publish|Sell and her publishing houses: Kat Biggie Press, Purple Butterfly Press, and Chrysalis Press. Alexa enjoys hosting the annual Women in Publishing Summit, an online conference for women writers. Passionate about serving mothers who have lost children, she founded a nonprofit, Sunshine After the Storm. A spirited activist, Alexa enjoys bringing light to topics surrounding marginalized voices, particularly as they pertain to women and children. She lives in Columbia, SC with her husband, three living children destined to be activists too, and her dog. Alexa’s book is entitled Ditch the Fear and Just Write It, and can be purchased at the following link: https://www.amazon.com/Ditch-Fear-Just-Write-No-Excuses/dp/0999437763 Connect with Alexa at the following links: http://writepublishsell.co/ https://www.facebook.com/WomenInPublishing/ https://www.facebook.com/WritePubSell/ https://www.instagram.com/writepublishsell/ Have you thought about launching a podcast, but don’t know where to start? Do you have questions about how to plan a podcast? Join me as I shares seven questions you should ask yourself before launching a podcast in a free webinar on May 21 at 3 PM Eastern. To register for this event, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7-questions-you-should-ask-yourself-before-launching-a-podcast-tickets-103608196906 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
35:58
April 30, 2020
Find other creative outlets when you can't write
In today’s episode, I share a personal update and give you a challenge to find a different creative outlet when you’ve got a case of writers block. My outlet today was music. Have you thought about launching a podcast, but don’t know where to start? Do you have questions about how to plan a podcast? Join me as I shares seven questions you should ask yourself before launching a podcast in a free webinar on May 21 at 3 PM Eastern. To register for this event, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7-questions-you-should-ask-yourself-before-launching-a-podcast-tickets-103608196906 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
12:04
April 29, 2020
Weekend Wrap up: News and Updates
In today’s episode, I share personal updates from my author journey and what’s been going on the past few days, since I finished up my 30 day writing challenge. Have you thought about launching a podcast, but don’t know where to start? Do you have questions about how to plan a podcast? Join me as I shares seven questions you should ask yourself before launching a podcast in a free webinar on May 21 at 3 PM Eastern. To register for this event, click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7-questions-you-should-ask-yourself-before-launching-a-podcast-tickets-103608196906 Hey authors, are you looking for an editing tool to help you polish your book manuscripts, essays, short stories and more? Look no further than ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid is an editing tool that checks your grammar, style, dialogue, sticky sentences and much more. Visit the link below to save 20% on your ProWritingAid subscription. https://prowritingaid.com?afid=8740 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/support Leave feedback and connect with me at the following links: Email: annwrites75@gmail.com Website: https://annwritesinspiration.com Voice messages from anywhere: https://anchor.fm/inspirational-journeys/message Social media: https://www.facebook.com/annwritesinspiration https://twitter.com/annwrites75 https://www.pinterest.com/annwritesinspiration Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/annsmusic1
20:54
April 26, 2020