Welcome to the Jen Lowry Writes Podcast, where amazing things happen for authors and readers together! Dr. Jennifer Ikner Lowry is a published author, literacy coach, English teacher, homeschool momma, and dreamer! She has been in education for the past twenty years from K-12 to the university level. She loves UFC and horror movies! Join her on the daily journey of discovering what this writing life is all about. Her new release, Sweet Potato Jones, will be arriving on the scene in Spring 2019, published by Swoon Romance! She has published four challenge devotionals on Amazon! Check her out!
What a blessing it was to have MacKenzie Phillips on the show! Share out with all of your friends, family, churches, and social media sites to show our love for what this young lady is doing to share the Gospel!
MacKenzie Phillips is a 13 year old singer/songwriter of contemporary Christian music. Residing outside of Houston, TX she frequently plays local gigs on the weekends and is a special musical guest speaking and preaching about God’s love through her music. She is an active member at The Woodlands Church where she sings in The Student Ministry. MacKenzie has been honored to have original songs nominated to the long list of the Grammys on 3 occasions thus far and just released her 6th single in early Winter of 2018. You can check her out on Spotify, iTunes, Youtube, Instagram, and all other social media and music streaming sources.
I dare you to accept this challenge - Write a Song! Choose either a love song or a worship song and drop that bucket! Welcome • Challenge - Write A Song • The Infatuation • Share It Today! • Anchor • Thank you!
If you haven't researched Booksprout - that is your challenge today! Get ready for your ARC life, and allow Booksprout to help you take care of all of the details! Thanks, Chris - for sharing your words of wisdom with our listeners. He discusses his “why,” app development, the Booksprout ARC process, newsletters, subscribers and more! www.booksprout.co
The challenge is on - tips and ways to put out a short nonfiction piece of writing to writing your first nonfiction book over time. Work smarter, not harder, and do not procrastinate. Today is the day!
“Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men:”
2 Corinthians 3:2
Welcome • The Infatuation • What The Image Means To Me • Research Opening A Business For Your Author Life • Thank you! If you want to check out my business world - you can find Monarch while you research - https://monarcheducational.wixsite.com/website or my Etsy Shop at https://www.etsy.com/shop/JenLowryWrites
I challenged myself to write my first short story, and try my hand at fantasy writing! It is complete! I am beyond thrilled that I accomplished this once thought impossible goal. My Pinterest board for The Faye can be found here if you would like to see the images I used as inspiration - https://www.pinterest.com/jenlowrywrites/the-fae/
Go and follow my Pinterest Board and check out the board that I created just for Sweet Potato Jones - Start your own novel board for each project you are working on! So many of us are visual learners, and this will be a great way to connect your brain to your readers!
I challenge you to research how to turn your books into audio versions! This is one great article that I found and saved in my Google Doc notes that I wanted to share with ya'll -
I want to record ACX in the future - https://www.acx.com/help/acx-audio-submission-requirements/201456300
Blog gives great start up advice - https://www.writerscookbook.com/turn-book-into-audiobook/
YouTube video I liked - https://youtu.be/860umaXuRco
Hope these resources help! If you have anything you would like to share about audio recording, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Imagine a review of a book you read as being a thank you card to a writer. Spread kindness and be thoughtful of the author at the other end of the review! Thank them for writing their work! We know how much goes into this career - let us start to show our appreciation by being more mindful to complete reviews! Welcome • Review Challenge • The Infatuation • Thank you!
Listen to the very end as I challenge you with a poetry live event - there are so many ways you can accomplish this challenge and I give you many ideas! At the end, listen for the latest news! We’ve reached 6,000 listeners TODAY so you know what that means - contest time! At every thousand - I have a special gifting!
Don Alesi has worked in cemeteries for the past thirty years. He also served in the Army Special Forces unit - thank you for your service. Don shares true stories, the day to day workings of the cemetery, and a call to action for every reader! You can find Don Alesi’s book on Amazon - Letting People Down Memories of a Cemetery Worker: And ghosts written by those I buried, 1989 - 2017. Find Don on Facebook at Don Alesi books and more. After you read his book, he would love for you to contact him either on Facebook or email at email@example.com Don asked for an excerpt to be read from the poem, For the Fallen by Laurence Binyon, in honor of those he served with in the Army,
"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them."
Welcome • Recording with Don Alesi • Recording with Don Alesi Part Two • The Infatuation
I am so excited to share my story about crafting my first goal of 2019 - a character driven jewelry line for my upcoming Spring 2019 release of - Sweet Potato Jones. I challenge you to create your vision board, and then try something new! The Infatuation • Thank you! • Welcome
It is a wonderful honor to have Children’s Literature author, Eve Culley on the show today! Listen as she shares her inspiration for her delightful, Adventures in Barn Town series! You don’t want to miss it (even with connection issues - stay with us!).
Because of a sweet gifting, I can now purchase the jewelry kits to learn how to craft Bible verse necklaces! Thank you so much for your generosity and kindness, and for sharing how the Lord put it on your heart to give. Blessings!
Join me and my 11 year old son as we discuss Eragon together - It’s his first book review! If you are reading along with us we begin The Hobbit tomorrow! We got sidetracked talking about Harry Potter! Intro Forever • Recording with Samuel - Book Review of Eragon • Thank you! • The Infatuation
I challenge you to research models but be careful - don’t compare other authors and creative artists to where you are! Learn from them and then do what you can to improve yourself with the resources and tools you have available to you.
The first person to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org - can choose either one of my special guest ebooks or my challenge devotionals as a special gift to a lucky winner! Tell me what has been your favorite episode or do you have something you would like me to research? Send me an email!
Pooja Chilukuri is an author, nutritional therapy practitioner, and health coach. Her memoir, And Then There Was Jesus is a must read, trust me. You can find her on Amazon. Her Facebook author page is titled, And Then There Was Jesus, so go like her page. Pooja’s website is www.poojachilukuri.com
Intro • Special Author Interview with Pooja Chilukuri • The Infatuation
Special Guest Interview with Children’s Author, Simons Acquah - I love to hear from parents and teachers reading my books to kids. Please send a personal email to: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information and more stories visit www.simonsacquah.com
Check out Book Brush for 3D cover art! I love it! Get your copy of Happy Renewal Year today Happy Renewal Year: Challenge Devotional (Everyday Mom Challenge Book 3) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07M9X2S2F/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_Gm2nCbVNGQ37A
Thank you for the support, the listens, and sticking around with me. You just don’t know how much ya’ll are pushing me for more! You are my accountability partners in this author life, and today I just wanted you to know a little bit more about who I am.
I just started The History of Love (#3 of 70). If you want to read as I go, grab your copy today! A podcast book review is coming as soon as I hit the last page! Email me at email@example.com to join our 70 book challenge book club for 2019!
This is my first book review on Jen Lowry Writes! There will be many more to come because I have 68 more books to read this year. If you have ever read this book before and want to send me a message - go ahead and let the listeners know how it has impacted you!
Just received Happy Renewal Year in the Mail! When your next paperbacks or hardcovers come - do a Facebook Live or video, Instagram, or YouTube - and share it with the world! Get your copy of Happy Renewal Year on Amazon today and share it with a friend. Take the challenges together! I dare you!
I challenge you because I need this more than you know! After reading so much research for the past four years for my doctorate, I lost track of fiction. Now, I’m dedicating myself to 70 fiction and non-fiction titles this year and am starting with Born Standing Up by Steve Martin. Grab your copy today and read with me at my Jen Lowry Writes Book Club!
There are so many writing tools out there to help us grow as writers, to make our lives easier, but also to help us each day do what we love with style. I challenge you to go out there and research writing tools and give them a try! Many have free versions so all that means is that you invest a little time before investing a little money. I believe Grammarly and Canva are worth it! Share with us what tools you love! We could feature it on the podcast to help other writers!
I just entered Happy Renewal Year into the Pen to Publish 2018 contest on Amazon! Now, it’s your turn. That’s right - YOU! Find a local, state, national or world contest that is legitimate! Look at libraries and local universities for opportunities. Ask writer groups. Take a chance and enter! You never know unless you try! The challenge is on for 2019. Will you accept?
What a blessing it was to not only read, Note 2 Self, but to interview best selling author, Daniel Talley, as he shares his inspiration, challenges, and faith with us!
Trust me when I say you need this book, and you should even gift one for a friend (all proceeds go to charities)! Click here to go straight to Amazon - https://amzn.to/2BWLm5B
Don't forget to check out his author website - https://note2selfseries.com/ where you can sign up to receive a free 30 Day Simple Ways to Grow Your Faith resource!
Proverbs 3:5-6, "Trust in the lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths."
Stop what you are doing! Grab a journal, a piece of paper, anything ... write your goals down and share them! I have crafter seven huge goals for the 2019 year! Stay with me on my journey to see them be accomplished and my learning opportunities as I try my best to meet them!
Maybe you have been running your blog for years! Maybe you are just getting started! Consistency is key! Start Your Blog Today • Bible Verse Prayer • The Infatuation everydaymomchallenge3.wordpress.com
Until 12/31/18 at 11 pm To celebrate Happy Renewal Year - Everyday Mom Challenge and the 30 Day Teacher Challenge are free today on Kindle! Go grab your copies! Share with friends and family! They will be free until 11 pm tomorrow evening!
Everyday Mom Challenge FREE http://www.amazon.com/dp/B078RDK5RJ
30 Day Teacher Challenge FREE
Happy Renewal Year New Release
Kindle $4.99 http://www.amazon.com/dp/B07M9X2S2F
Paperback $7.99 http://www.amazon.com/dp/1792799748
Jen Lowry Writes Facebook Page - Live Book Launch 12/30/2018 at 3 pm! Join me for an hour of pray, partying in pajamas, and free gifts! The Infatuation • Facebook Live Party December 30 @ 3 pm EST • Bible Verse Psalm 51-10
The stores will be so crowded this weekend! If you are still looking for a perfect gift, a stocking stuffer, or a share for a loved one or friend far away - send them an Amazon Kindle Book! All you need is an email and you can share away! Happy Holidays and Happy Reading!
Have fun! I would love to read an excerpt of your work and interview you for the podcast! If you complete the challenge, one listener will be chosen. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for your chance to be featured on the podcast!
The only gift I can give my parents in Heaven is the way I live my life to honor them and the words I can write to them. Thanks for being there for me and listening while I share my grief (sneaks up on the holidays for me). God bless y’all.
Join us for this special episode where we hear from Tina Dunham - writer, blogger, ministry leader, educator ... and so many more hats she will talk about! We share about purpose, blogging, writing inspirations, how to balance it all, and more. Find her online at hespeaks.life to be encouraged today!
Snow days are approaching! I wanted to plan it my way instead of stopping to pray first. Right in the middle of the Podcast, I caught myself on planning out MY writing time MY way instead of praying first.
Yesterday, I was inspired in church to write speak truth and while I was watching season three of daredevil on Netflix you are Ally was born two songs two perspectives and two genres I challenge he forced perspective writing
The title of my next book will be ... this is a fun exercise that really turned out to mean a lot to me! A Good Sign for Ya’ll turned out to be a penny..an exciting new start...confirmation on a day when I really needed a good sign. No, I highly doubt that is my next title, but it sure was fun. It helped me to notice the little things I might have missed!
College apps are often overwhelming for first generation students (or any student). You write narratives all the time! Have you ever considered mentoring Seniors with their college essays? There are many ways to mentor - creative writing classes, guest speaker talks, etc. Get involved with our youth today! You won’t regret the experience - trust me!
Season 1: Episode 9 - Ifyou love music as mich as i do, then this writing tip could be a powerful way you build characters and, add the gold stamp on your novel! A “God Thing” happened right before publishing this Podcast...listen to find out what it was...