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Self-Publishing Queen

Self-Publishing Queen

By Josiane Fortin
Inspiration for writers to share their gifts with the world.
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#33: Build Your Author Platform With Matthew Wayne Selznick

Self-Publishing Queen

#33: Build Your Author Platform With Matthew Wayne Selznick

Self-Publishing Queen

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#42: Talking About Humour With Lisa David Olson
Lisa David Olson is the self-published author of the book Laughs On Wry: an improviser's memoir and the creativity journal What Ifs & Why Nots. She is an author, podcast host, and humorist speaker and curious creative. Using creative cues, she assists individuals and teams to embrace the lighter side and tap into new ideas. To find out more about Lisa: Website Book Laughs On Wry  Stranger Connections Podcast  Counter Clockwise Facebook Group  Comedy album of telemarketing calls: Phun on the Phone  Instagram LinkedIn --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Website Author page Facebook  Etsy Store If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
24:30
April 22, 2021
#41: The Courage to Say It All With Devon Hall
Devon J Hall is a writer, podcaster, and artist from Surrey BC Canada, just outside of Vancouver. She self-published the book Uncomfortable: Short Unedited Essays From The Loud Mouth Brown Girl. Devon has been the Loud Mouth Brown Girl for the last four years. It is in her job description to be loud, but if you ask her she'll say it's a birthright. You can find out more about Devon here: Website Twitter @DevonJHall Instagram @LMBGEmpire Facebook @OriginalLMBG Book --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Website Author page Facebook  Etsy Store If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
22:55
April 15, 2021
#40: Know What Problem You Solve With Robert A. Belle
Robert A. Belle is the self-published author of the book Blow The Lid Off! He is a transformational speaker, mentor and ACCA Qualified Accountant. He is dedicated to helping people who feel stuck in their life journey to break away from the “norm” and find new paths that reveal their true value. To find out more about Robert: Website YouTube LinkedIn Facebook Buy the book --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Website Author page Facebook  Etsy Store If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
27:38
April 8, 2021
#39: Outlining Your Non Fiction in 5 Days
I designed a way to stream line the outlining for non fiction books and I share it with you in this podcast. I created a 5-day challenge where you will: 1. Find your book idea 2. Outline your book 3. Brainstorm your content 4. Set writing goals 5. Pinpoint your ideal title You can get the freebie here: https://mailchi.mp/084c5fc31711/book-challenge-opt-in --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Website Author page Facebook  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
11:30
April 1, 2021
#38: Be Real, Not Perfect With Holly R. Hughes
Holly R. Hughes is an author and intuitive healer who infuses her unique personal style, intuitive gifts, and personal healing stories to guide clients through a step-by-step process to help them claim their voice, passions, and self-worth. Her book Real, Not Perfect: How To Become Your Happy, Authentic Self will help you to stop hiding behind people's expectations and discover the version of you, you want to be. To find out more about Holly: Website Instagram GoodReads Book --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Website Author page Facebook  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
21:16
March 25, 2021
#37: Writing to Market With K.M. Robinson
K.M. Robinson is a multi-time best-selling young adult fiction author who helps readers and writers grow in the industry, and a social media educator and speaker who helps entrepreneurs build profitable businesses through smart social media marketing.  K.M. has been spotlighted by Facebook for her innovative work in the field, and has been appeared on CBS News nationally, NBC news nationally, Business News Daily, Writer’s Weekly, New York Comic Con, Penned Con Charleston, Penned Con St Louis, MerMagic Con, Live Con, and more. She specializes in livestreaming, YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok growth for entrepreneurs, including writers! To find out more about K.M. Robinson: Website YouTube | Instagram | TikTok --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Website Author page Facebook  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
31:13
March 18, 2021
#36: Using Press Releases to Get Media Attention With Erica Lynn
Erica Lynn is the self-published author of the book "7 Techniques of Healing". Erica is committed to coaching her clients through their sacred inner work and conscious outer work, releasing fears and negative energy that continues to hold them back, allowing them to start accomplishing their highest potential. She has over 20 years of experience growing through a traumatic roller coaster of events. To find out more about Erica: Website Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn | YouTube Book --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Website Author page Facebook  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
36:17
March 11, 2021
#35: Income Stream Ideas for Authors
Earning a living as a writer is possible. When I look at successful indie authors, I notice that they make sure to maximise their revenu streams. Are you looking for some new ideas to generate passive income from your writing career? I also talk about three active income activities at the end. Please like, comment and subscribe if you enjoyed the content! --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Website Author page Facebook  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
14:28
March 4, 2021
#34: Speaking to Promote Your Book With Cheryl Ilov
Cheryl Ilov is the award-winning author of the best-selling book, “Forever Fit and Flexible: Feeling Fabulous at Fifty and Beyond.” She is a physical therapist, dancer, and martial artist. She is also a former chronic pain patient. After finding her own path to health and healing, Cheryl earned her master’s degree in physical therapy and opened her own private physical therapy practice. Eighteen years later she closed her office to share her positive message of hope, health, and personal empowerment.    To learn more about Cheryl: Website Podcast | Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn Book --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page Facebook  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
25:37
February 25, 2021
#33: Build Your Author Platform With Matthew Wayne Selznick
Matthew Wayne Selznick is a fiction and non-fiction author, editor, creator, podcasters and consultant living in Huntington Beach, California.  Matthew is best known for his award-nominated first novel Brave Men Run, he writes in a variety of genres and storyworlds. His latest book is the fantasy thriller Light of the Outsider. To find out more about Matthew: Website Light of the Outsider Novel Services Mailing list (includes a free weekly serial fiction) --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page Facebook  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
44:47
February 18, 2021
#32: Writing in Retirement With Joanie Leopold
Joanie Leopold has self-published two books for kids under her own publishing house, Slow Tag Press. With two degrees in English literature, she has been composing children’s stories for decades. Before she launched Slow Tag Press in 2017, she ran her own marketing service for industrial clients throughout the U.S. She has served as a Ranger at Mount Rainier National Park and worked with children and families at various YMCA’s from the Midwest to New England. A native of New Hampshire, Joanie and her husband are avid travelers, scoping out new spots for adventuring with their four grandchildren (and those grandchildren’s parents, too).  To find out more about Joanie: Website  Etsy Store  --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
20:16
February 11, 2021
#31: 7 Surprising Ways to Write More
In this episode, I share with you 7 tips to increase your word count and hit "publish" faster than ever before! --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page Facebook  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
14:10
February 4, 2021
#30: Personal Branding for Authors With Diana Jennings
Diana Jennings works with career-minded women and entrepreneurs to help them achieve faster results in business, career, and life. Many of her clients have struggled to get ahead, gain cooperation from others, or to attract and influence the right people. Diana believes that everyone is an opportunity magnet and if you’re not attracting the incremental opportunities you want and need to achieve what you desire, then you’re likely repelling those opportunities without realizing it. Diana is a personal brand and image strategist who coaches the clients she works with to elevate their presence and strengthen their personal brand. The first step to building your personal brand is to know who you are and where you want to go. To find out more about Diana: Free ebook Elevate your presence Website Facebook: @DianaJenningsPersonalBrandStrategist Instagram: @di_jennings    LinkedIn --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon :  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
31:16
January 28, 2021
#29: Passive Income Streams With Rachel Richards
Rachel Richards is the self-published author of two books: Money Honey and Passive Income, Aggressive Retirement.   At the age of 27, Rachel quit her job and retired, living off $15,000 per month in passive income. Rachel is the bestselling author of “Money Honey” and “Passive Income, Aggressive Retirement.” She is a former financial advisor and a real estate investor with almost 40 rental units. By making the topic of money management fun, entertaining, and simple, Rachel has helped thousands of millennials work their way out of financial despair.  If you want to find out more about Rachel:  Book Money Honey Book Passive Income, Aggressive Retirement Website Instagram Facebook Freebie Passive Income Starter Kit --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
16:40
January 21, 2021
#28: Make Peace With Imperfection With Rachel Brooks
Rachel Brooks is the self-published author of Chasing Perfection. Rachel is a Fitness and Lifestyle Enthusiast, Entrepreneur, Author, Host of The Confident Woman Podcast, and Founder of I am Athletics. She helps empower women to get fit from within by challenging and inspiring women to let go of their limiting beliefs, redefine who they are, and create their own story. As a part of her mission, Rachel has taken years of fears, failures, setbacks, and extreme loss and created simple, yet powerful, lessons that help women transform their lives to become their best and most confident selves.  To learn more about Rachel: Website Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter: @iamrachelbrooks Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, and Self-Love  The Confident Woman Podcast  I am Athletics  --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page Facebook  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
17:41
January 14, 2021
#27: 3 Tips to Get More Reviews on Amazon
On today's episode, I share 3 tips to get more reviews on Amazon. 1. Add the request at the beginning or end of your book. 2. Ask on social media platforms & make it stupid simple 3. Promote the reviews you have to inspire others to follow the lead. Reviews are really important to help you sell more books, so try to implement these easy tips! --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
06:32
January 7, 2021
#26: Finding Your Voice With Adrienne MacIain
Dr. Adrienne MacIain is the self-published author of Melting Ivory: Life Happens For You, Not To You. Adrienne is a professional creation coach, here to empower writers to release their masterpiece. She is also the creator and host of the That's Aloud podcast, where she uses her unique story discernment process to help folks tell the stories the world isn’t getting, and write themselves a powerful new story. You can find out more about Adrienne here: Website Podcast Book Melting Ivory https://linktr.ee/thatsaloud --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page Facebook If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
24:26
December 31, 2020
#25: Talking Second Chances With Laurie Herbers
Laurie Herbers has self-published the book Second Chances: How I Turned Hate into Love and Found My Purpose.  Laurie is an Empowerment Coach and Author. She is passionate about leading others to truth, their purpose and falling into love with life, every aspect of it. Her number one goal in life is to change the world through a movement of love from the soul.  When she is not working with clients, creating programs, speaking, or writing, she could be out with her daughter enjoying love through nature, reading, or singing along with her favorite songs.  You can find out more about Laurie here:  www.soullovelegacy.com  Buy her book: https://amzn.to/31MJLNv --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page https://www.amazon.ca/s?i=stripbooks&rh=p_27%3AJosiane+Fortin&s=relevancerank&language=fr&fbclid=IwAR0x1Z1-cf0IpNeYoeOhQCaZHmbLTbZyeJLZvV4eT5snYKovQ2aacNhb2mg&text=Josiane+Fortin&ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1 Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/selfpublishingqueen If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon https://self-publishingqueen.thinkific.com/ Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge https://mailchi.mp/084c5fc31711/book-challenge-opt-in Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
15:49
December 24, 2020
#24: Talking Book Box Sets With Victoria J. Hyla
Victoria J. Hyla is the author of the Hearts Drawn Wyld trilogy (In Death We Part, Running in the Mists, Awake in Elysian Fields).  Victoria has been writing all her life and has worked professionally as a writer and editor for 20 years. She currently is the chief editor and COO for Almost Anything Publications, LLC. She lives in the western suburbs of Chicago with her husband and children and is working on a new romance trilogy as well as various short stories and a series of children’s books. To find out more about Victoria: Website  Author page  Facebook Victoria J Hyla (Author) Readers Club Goodreads Bookbub --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
23:20
December 17, 2020
#23: Handwrite to Channel Your Creativity With Shreesha Khare
Shreesha Khare describes herself as a soulful spirit, avid reader, and philomath. She works full time in an MNC in India but aspires to be an entrepreneur. She is the self-published author of the book Along the Way: As you unearth about Self-love and Relationships https://amzn.to/2SIJwyc To find out more about Shreesha: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shreeshakhare.author/ --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
17:28
December 10, 2020
#22: Planning 2021
Don't you love planning for next year? I know I do. I get to dream about all the goals I will achieve! I share all about my process! Use it to get clear on the writing projects you want to tackle in 2021. This is the link to my book The One-Year Plan. --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
21:44
December 3, 2020
#21: Narrowing Your Niche With Daniela Garcia
Daniela Garcia is the CEO and Founder of PodBooking "Where Podcasting Meets Collaboration" and also the Author of "aKind of a Big Deal" a self love journey for anyone willing to approach things a little differently.  Daniela is a 25 year old Cuban Capricorn with no plans of slowing down. You could find her in the Peachtree City of Atlanta with her husband walking along the beltline or menu hopping in Ponce City Market until Summer returns then it's all aboard for boating season. To learn more about Daniela: Pod-booking.com To buy her book: Akindofabigdeal.com Instagram.com/Danny.san.diego Instagram.com/PodBooking Twitter: @Ihopeyoulaugh69 --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
17:52
November 26, 2020
#20: Writing to Heal With Sama Morningstar
Sama Morningstar founded the Womb Centered Healing Temple in 2018 as a collaborative space to support people of all genders to learn about the importance of our experiences in and of the womb, heal the wounds inflicted on all of us by the womb abuse and suppression of patriarchy, and reclaim the power of the traditions of womb reverence that predate the patriarchal system.   Out of her own personal journey healing from early childhood trauma, she has emerged with a passionate devotion to remember, re-activate, and re-establish Womb Power as our center of personal power and inner guidance.  To find out more about Sama: www.wombcenteredhealing.com Goddesses Lovers Dreams Alchemical Poetry Book To pre-order the Herbal Womb Wisdom Workbook --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
23:42
November 19, 2020
#19: Gain Visibility by Applying for Awards With Amanda Steel
Amanda Steel is the author of Ghost of Me, which was a finalist in the Thriller category of The Author Elite Awards 2020. Amanda has had work broadcast on BBC Radio Manchester and The NoSleep Podcast. She also co-hosts a book review podcast, and works as a copywriter. To find out more about Amanda and her books: www.amandasteelwriter.com --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
10:20
November 12, 2020
#18: Independant Publishing With Ashley Wellman
Dr. Ashley Wellman has been a scholar specializing in homicide, victimology, and trauma since 2008. As a widow and single mother, she had to rebuild and redefine her life. Now, as author of the My Friend Fresno children's book series, she is creating a life full of magic for her family while spreading a message of love, acceptance and friendship to all those who interact with her business.   To find out more about Ashley:  www.myfriendfresno.com  @MyFriendFresno (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok)   www.ashleywellman.com  @DrAshleyWellman (Instagram & Twitter)  ---  You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
29:60
November 5, 2020
#17: Newsletter Marketing Insights With Connie B. Dowell
Connie B. Dowell is an author of historical and modern cozy mysteries and nonfiction for writers. She is the host of the Book Echoes podcast for authors and a freelance editor and book coach.  After having two kids in less than two years, Connie developed a passion for time management and loves to talk about author productivity and work-life balance. To learn more about Connie: Mystery books site Website for authors Free book, Writing Without Childcare --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
20:32
October 29, 2020
#16: Tips to Launch a Best Seller With Jeremy Roadruck
Jeremy Roadruck has self-published two books and is working on many more! He's a speaker, author, teacher, and consultant to families helping parents develop their children's ability to speak up and own their voice, creating their own emotional safety by improving communication, understanding and appreciation. He will give us 3 tips he has used to reach best-selling status on Amazon: Give advance copies to readers to get reviews, Reach out strategically to your family and friends to get those first quick sales, and target influencers that could buy many copies at once. Listen in to get more details! If you want to know more about Jeremy: Author page  Website  YouTube  Facebook  Podcast  Book Your Best Child Ever  Book The Kung Fu Kitties  --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
31:58
October 22, 2020
BONUS: 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge
In this bonus episode, I share with you an incredible challenge I created for people looking to write their first nonfiction book quickly. To get the bonus worksheets: 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Share your wins with us on social media: Facebook --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
07:21
October 20, 2020
#15: Self-Publishing an Illustrated Book With Leah Stuhler
Leah Stuhler is the self-published author of the children’s books, The Cupcake Bullies and Mystery Trip.  Leah is a contributing writer and the editor for Columbia Mom Blog and she is also the creator and host of YA Book Chat Podcast, where she and her guests discuss a different Young Adult fiction book each episode. A proud military spouse, Leah is the mother of two wonderful little boys. Leah works as a Middle School Theatre teacher. When she’s not working or spending time with her family, you can find Leah pursuing one of her other passions in life: reading, baking cakes, or entertaining children as a storyteller. You can find out more about Leah here: https://linktr.ee/YABookChat --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
20:48
October 15, 2020
#14: Leverage Your Fear Into Intentional Bravery With Heather Vickery
Heather Vickery is an award-winning business owner with over 20 years as an entrepreneur. She leverages her entrepreneurial skills and expertise to coach individuals towards greater personal and professional fulfillment by helping them leverage their fear into intentional bravery.  Heather says “When we choose bravely, on purpose, we choose bigger, have bigger successes and it’s contagious” A public speaker, Heather inspires audiences and empowers attendees with the tools they need to live bold and successful lives through creating balance, time management, mindfulness, as well as countless systems, strategies, and boundaries. She self published Gratitude Journal: Shift Your Focus and Grow Grateful: A Gratitude Journal for Kids and Families. Heather is also the host and executive producer of The Brave Files Podcast. If you want to know more about Heather: Website Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
21:13
October 8, 2020
#13: Make Use of Your Difference With Eric Jackson
Eric Jackson is the self-published author of Feral Christian: The Call to Live Outside the Fence, a book that challenges the way of thinking of Christians. Eric is a Pastor and author in Minocqua, WI and is currently the Lead Pastor of Foundation Church. He is passionate about self-evaluation in Christianity. He was born and raised in rural Wisconsin, and continues to brave the cold winters with his wife and two bulldogs. Here is where you can find out more about Eric: Book  Website  Podcast: Apple | Google | Spotify Blog  Facebook Instagram ---  You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
31:06
October 1, 2020
#12: Sales Funnels for Writers With Ieva Dalbiņa
Ieva is a sales funnel strategist + copywriter on a mission to help conscious entrepreneurs work from a place of flow, not hustle. When she's not busy planning 6-figure launches or writing swoon-worthy sales emails, you can find her diving deep into the world of personal development and modern spirituality.   You can find out more about Ieva here:  Website Freebie (An awesome launch/funnel copy checklist!) Instagram  ---  You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
25:08
September 24, 2020
#11: Bookcasting: How Writers Can Use Podcasting With Dominique Brightmon
Dominique Brightmon has self-published two books: "Going North: Tips & Techniques to Advance Yourself" and "Stay the Course: The Elite Performer's 7 Secret Keys to Sustainable Success". He is also a contributing author for the upcoming book, “Crappy to Happy: Sacred Stories of Transformational Joy” in fall 2020.   Dominique is also the host of the Going North podcast. He interviews authors around the world to help listeners become inspired to one day publish books of their own and keep overcoming the daily obstacles we all have to face. Because of this podcast, Dom was listed as one of the top ten self-help podcasters in the world alongside Brendon Burchard, Gretchen Rubin, Lewis Howes & Steve Olsher.   Dominique shares, among other advice, why authors should start a podcast to increase their sales and visibility in the online space.   You can find Dominique here:  Website  Author page  Facebook LinkedIn Instagram Twitter  YouTube ---  You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
31:29
September 17, 2020
#10: Write a Book to Get Your Brand Out There With Donnie Boivin
Donnie Boivin has self-published the book "How to be a Success Champion: Business Strategy for Badasses".   Donnie has spent over 2 decades learning what it takes to be successful in sales, business & life. At the age of 40, he launched his own business, he found himself, grew an international business Success Champions and became one of the world’s top podcasters. He is the Founder and owner of Success Champions Podcast, Success Champion Magazine, Success Champion Facebook Group, the Badass Business Summit and Success Champion Virtual Networking Groups.   His story about becoming a Success Champion in his own life has inspired thousands to get out of their own way and go for it.   You can find out more about Donnie here:  DonnieBoivin.com  SuccessChampionnetworking.com  BadassBusinessSummit.com  Book ---  You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
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September 10, 2020
#9: Open New Doors With Your Book With Justin Rambo
Justin Rambo has self-published TURN DOWN THE NOISE: Eliminate Distractions, Find Your Purpose & Passion, And Start Chasing Your Dreams! Justin is a Personal Development Coach. He is the owner of Versatile Success LLC and hosts the Versatile Success Podcast. He loves to share, help, and teach about the power of personal development. Book https://amzn.to/2DRYC0p www.versatilesuccess.com Instagram ---  You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
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September 3, 2020
#8: Use Self-Publishing to Connect With Michael LaBorn
Michael LaBorn is the author of the self-published books Taste and See, The Master Narrative, and More Than A Number.    Michael is a voice for church reform in Northern Illinois and he is using self-publishing as a channel to connect with western believers. You can find out more about Michael here: https://www.facebook.com/michaellabornisawesome/  https://instagram.com/michaellaborn michaellaborn.com  ---  You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
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August 27, 2020
#7: Others Can Benefit From Hearing Your Story With Nicole D. Vick
Nicole D. Vick drew from her life experiences to write her first book “Pushing Through: Finding the Light in Every Lesson”. In it, she shares both the heartbreaking pain and the extraordinary triumphs that led her to advocacy and social justice work. Nicole has spent the last fifteen years providing tools and strategies to stakeholders, community-based organizations, and residents to improve health and prevent disease in some of Los Angeles County’s most underserved communities. She is currently an adjunct professor in the Urban and Environmental Policy Department at Occidental College and has taught at Cal State LA,  Ashford University, and the University of Phoenix. You can learn more about Nicole here: Instagram: www.instragram.com/nicoledvick Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicole-d-vick/ --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
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August 20, 2020
#6: The Passion for Stories With Brian Byers
Brian Byers is a born storyteller. He is into illustration, screenwriting, animation, video production, graphic design (etc!) and now, he is self-publishing a sci-fi novel with the help of his friend. You can find more about Brian here: https://www.behance.net/briandbyers https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2381424/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_1 https://www.goodreads.com/kingofbrian https://www.instagram.com/a_break_with_brian/channel/ ---  You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
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August 13, 2020
#5: 6 Ways to Promote Your Book
6 Ways to Promote Your Book Amazon advertising Social media Press release Be visible Tell everyone Launch in a bookstore --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
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August 6, 2020
#4: Establish Yourself as an Authority With Claudette Chenevert
Claudette Chenevert is using her book to build her authority in her area of expertise: coaching stepmoms who are striving to create a cohesive family life. She is a Master Certified Stepfamily Foundation Coach and writes for Stepmom Magazine, has a blog and speaks on parenting platforms. She self-published on Amazon in 2019 The Stepmom's Book of Boundaries: How and Where to Draw the Line --for a Happier, Healthier Stepfamily? To know more about Claudette and to reach out, here is all the info: Coaching programs and services: https://www.stepmomcoach.com Amazon book: https://amzn.to/2CGB9y4 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stepmomcoach Facebook Biz Page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ClaudetteChenevert.StepmomCoach Twitter: https://twitter.com/stepmomcoach Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stepmomcoach/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/stepmomcoach/ Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stepmomcoach/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ClaudetteChenevert --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
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July 30, 2020
#3: How to Tap Into Your Life Experience to Write a Book With Ashley Adams
Ashley Adams is a marketing pro by day and self-published author of The Other Side of the Door.   When she left an alcoholic husband and found herself 100% in charge of two toddlers, she quickly realized there weren’t resources to meet her needs. Fast forward five years, she now spends her energy chasing around a new baby (and new husband!). She self-published a book about her journey to help other women feel less alone and more inspired to push through to the other side.   Her book The Other Side of the Door can be found on Amazon and you can find Ashley on Instagram @TheOtherSideOfMotherhood     --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
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July 23, 2020
#2: You Can Be an Author Too! From Mathematician to Self-Published Author With Katie Nall
Today, I am chatting with Katie Nall, Ph.D., Mathematician, TEDx Speaker, Advanced Certified Practitioner of the Emotional Freedom Technique, Certified DISC Instructor and self-published author of 2 books: - Shower Blessings: Finding Meditation Time in a Busy Life - CR8 UR F8: Life on Your Terms - A Guide to Surviving the Circus We talk everything self-publishing: advice for authors, lessons learned, and a lot of other interesting stuff too! You can reach her here: E:Hello@DrNall.Com P: 772-480-0541 FB: https://www.facebook.com/ktnall or @FearNoMath LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katienallphd/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/katienallphd/ TW: https://twitter.com/kinetickt/ YT: https://hi.switchy.io/DrNallYouTubeChannel TEDx Speaker https://hi.switchy.io/NoMoreFear --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon  Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
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July 16, 2020
#1: Learn From My Self-Publishing Experience
Want to hear what it's like to be a self-published author? I share my experience with you! I cover: What I like about self-publishing and traditional publishing. Why I decided to write my first book and what kept me writing. How long it took me to write my first book. Advice for wannabe self-published authors. Book promotions I have tried. And more! --- You can find Josiane Fortin, the self-proclaimed Self-Publishing Queen here: Author page  Facebook page  If you are ready to self-publish on Amazon, let me teach you what you need to know in my online course: How to Self-Publish On Amazon Freebie 5-Day Nonfiction Book Challenge  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review to keep the good stuff coming!
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July 9, 2020