Inspirational Journeys

Tips for revising your work

An episode of Inspirational Journeys

By Ann Harrison-Barnes
Welcome to Inspirational Journeys, where amazing things happen for authors, readers, creative artists and entrepreneurs alike, as we share our stories, one listener at a time. I'll share tips and aspects of my author journey, while inviting special cohosts to discuss certain aspects of the creative process with me
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Special Guest interview with Claire O'Sullivan
In today's episode I talk with Aspiring Christian Romantic Thriller author Claire O'Sulivan. Connect with Claire online for updates and information: and Please support my podcast at: and leave your feedback, suggestions or questions as a voice message at:
May 25, 2019
Two writing exercises
In this episode I give you two writing challenges. You can also leave me feedback by sending voice messages at the following link:
May 21, 2019
Special guest interview with Mary L. Schmidt
Today my special guest shares her journey of the loss of her son due to cancer and her writing process. To learn more, visit her website at:
May 20, 2019
Special Guest Interview with Amy Bovaird
In this episode, I talk with Memoire author Amy Bovaired about her writing her teaching, her work as a motivational speaker and her love of travel and adventure. To learn more about her new release and her other books, please visit her website:
May 17, 2019
Special guest interview with Meredith Burton
In today’s episode, I speak with guest author Meredith Burton about her writing, her latest book, and her work as a motivational speaker and a Sunday school teacher. Follow her on Amazon and goodreads for future updates.
May 16, 2019
Book review of happy renewal year challenge devotional
In this episode, I am giving a book review for the happy renewal year challenge devotional: every day mom challenge book 3 by Dr. Jennifer Ikner Lowry. This book can be purchased at the following link:
May 13, 2019
Three writing prompts
In this episode I give you three writing exercises and the stories behind them.
May 13, 2019
Book review of the haunting an electric eclectic book by Karen J Mossman
In this episode I give a book review of the haunting and electric Eclectic book. Links will be found in the associated show notes blog post. To purchase this book, visit the following link:
May 10, 2019
Symbolism as character description
In this episode I give you a better understanding of using symbolism in your character descriptions.
May 9, 2019
My self discovery
In this episode, I start out by thanking everyone who has supported me. I also share the self discovery I made on Monday, along with something negative that happened to me, which God turned into a positive. I also give you encouragement and I say a special prayer along with a few verses to help you in your day-to-day walk with Jesus
May 8, 2019
Seven tips for creating well rounded characters
In this episode I discuss traits and attributes of a well-rounded character. I giveyou seven tips for helping you develop stronger characters, and I will provide the steps in the show Notes blog post
May 7, 2019
New beginnings
This is an episode where I read one of my original poems and provide a prayer for those in need.
May 6, 2019
Special Guest Interview with Edward Cohen
In this episode, Edward Cohen and I talk about a unique calendar he has created for the visually impaired and a special product to go along with this calendar. To learn more about his innovative products, visit his website at:
May 3, 2019
Special Guest Interview with Phyllis Staton Campbell
I had a delightful conversation with multi genre author Phyllis Staton Campbell, who has written a variety of books and short stories for over 30 years. To learn more and to  purchase her books visit her Amazon author page at    https://­­Phyllis-Campbell/e/­B001KC40ZI/
May 2, 2019
Special guest interview with Joan Myles
I have a wonderful, Holy Spirit-filled conversation with guest author Joan Myles. to learn more about her work and to browse her blog, visit her website at
April 29, 2019
Marketing tip: create event announcements
This episode was inspired by my marketing virtual assistant, who created an announcement flyer for upcoming guests on my podcast.
April 27, 2019
writing prompt, umbrellas and chairs
IShare a story and a writing prompt with you in this brief episode.
April 27, 2019
Progress update in writing encouragement
In this episode I give you little progress update on my writing and I encourage you to keep writing and revising and let your characters pull you into the story.
April 24, 2019
Tips for revising your work
This episode is in response to the Jen Lowry writes podcast episode for today. You can find her podcast at . In this episode I talk about the importance of seeing dumps during your revision process.
April 23, 2019
Book review of the last lecture
This is not only a book review, but it also gives words of encouragement to the listeners as well as a couple of book recommendations. Book recommendations include the 21 irrefutable laws of leadership by John C Maxwell, and fly a little higher: how a moms small prayer was answered in a big way by Laura Sobiech.
April 22, 2019
Interview with Karina Kantas
I had a wonderful time chatting with the delightful Karina Kantas about her work and the book she has written alongside Karen J. Mossman. They have published two versions of the same book. To learn more about Karina, visit her website at - Website find her on Facebook at - FB fan page Follow her on twitter: - Twitter and on instagram: - Instagram Karina's goodreads: - Goodreads Karina's amazon author page:  - Amazon author page and if you want to sign up for her mailing list you may do so at - Mailing list sign up              
April 19, 2019
A poem and a challenge
Today I share a poem inspired by a blog post which I will share in the show notes, and I give you a special challenge as a Takeaway.
April 18, 2019
Character interviews and writing encouragement
In this special episode, I talk about using charater interviews as a way to get to know your characters.
April 17, 2019
Tips and encouragement for aspiring podcasters
Id you're learning how to build your podcast on Anchor, I share some tips that I have learned and give you some encouragement to elp yu along the way. If you're interested in learning about the brand mentioned in my promo add, visit Electric Eclectic books at the following link:
April 17, 2019
Jen and I talk about our author journey and have a little fun while trying out the Zoom Software
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April 16, 2019
Encouragement for podcasters and a little introduction
I’m giving a bit of encouragement to new podcasters and aspiring podcasters, and telling others about what to expect from my podcast
April 15, 2019
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