17 episodes

Interviews, for writers like you, with industry professionals on forging a career both independently and traditionally publishing your books.

Host, technical writer, children’s and young adult fiction and non fiction author, Joanne Morrell focuses on how you can identify your writing process, publish productively and learn to feel comfortable promoting your books.

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Interviews, for writers like you, with industry professionals on forging a career both independently and traditionally publishing your books.

Host, technical writer, children’s and young adult fiction and non fiction author, Joanne Morrell focuses on how you can identify your writing process, publish productively and learn to feel comfortable promoting your books.

    All The Ways To Make An Author Income with Children's Author and Illustrator Frané Lessac

    All The Ways To Make An Author Income with Children's Author and Illustrator Frané Lessac

    Frané Lessac is an author-illustrator, creating over fifty books for children. She is the recipient for the Muriel Barwell Award for Distinguished Service to Children's Literature and the inaugural Regional Advisor for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Australia West.
    In the 17th episode of the HYBRID Author podcast host Joanne Morrell, children's and young adult fiction writer and author of short non fiction for authors, discusses all the ways to make an author income with Frané Lessac. 
    Listen in as Frané generously shares her years of experience earning an income from her books, foreign rights, presenting at festivals and schools, selling at book fairs and applying for industry professional grants. 

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Co-creating Picture Books with Family with Disha Patwardhan and Paridhi P Apte

    Co-creating Picture Books with Family with Disha Patwardhan and Paridhi P Apte

    Busy mums and sisters, Disha (writer) and Paridhi (Illustrator), co-created and independently published the picture book series The Adventures of Jacob and Charlie whilst living halfway around the world from one another.
    In the 16th episode of the HYBRID Author podcast, host Joanne Morrell, children's and young adult fiction writer and author of short non fiction for authors interviews this dynamic duo on their co-creating process across the miles. We talk what the best and worst aspects of working with family are and the sisters share their tips on independently publishing high quality picture books. 

    • 30 min
    Merry Christmas Mash Up 2021 HYBRID Author Guests

    Merry Christmas Mash Up 2021 HYBRID Author Guests

     Wishing you a Merry Christmas Mash up!
    Snippets from 2021 podcast episodes in this order:
    (Episode 1) Tips on Judging Writing Competitions with Nadia L King
    (Episode 3) Tips on Having a Career as a Hybrid Author with Teena Raffa-Mullligan
    (Episode 4) Plot Storming with Y.A. Science Fiction and Fantasy Author Rebecca Laffar-Smith
    (Episode 5) Author Fears and How to Overcome Them with Joanne Morrell
    (Episode 6) Performance for Authors with Storyteller Extraordinaire Glenn B Swift
    (Episode 7) Publishing Productively with Romantic Suspense and Fantasy Author Claire Boston
    (Episode 8) Independently Publishing and Promoting Picture Books and Middle Grade Series with Stacy C Bauer
    (Episode 2) Story and Editing Tips with A. R. Levett (The Story Mentor)
    (Episode 9) Tips on Being a HYBRID Children's Author with Steve Heron
    (Episode 12) Creating Online Kid's Courses with Josh Langley
    (Episode 13) School Visits with Children's and Young Adult Author Deb Fitzpatrick
    (Episode 14) Teachers Notes with Picture Book Author Rebecca J Palmer
    (Episode 11) Submitting to Traditional Publishing Houses With Jeanette Stampone
    As well as 2021 HYBRID Author Podcast statistics and 2022 writing goals.

    • 43 min
    Teachers Notes with Picture Book Author Rebecca J Palmer

    Teachers Notes with Picture Book Author Rebecca J Palmer

    What are Teachers Notes and what purpose do they serve authors of children's books? 
    Should authors expect their publishing houses to write Teachers Notes for them? 
    And if you're an independent publisher writing your own Teachers Notes, what items should you include? 
    In this fourteenth episode of the HYBRID Author Podcast, host, Joanne Morrell children's and young adult fiction writer and author of short non fiction for authors interviews Rebecca J Palmer. 
    Rebecca is a teacher, learning resource writer and the author and illustrator of her debut picture book Monkey Mind. In this episode Rebecca divulges a plethora of knowledge and experience on the topic of Teachers Notes and why every author should have them. 
    https://www.rebeccajpalmer.com
     

    • 44 min
    School Visits with Children's and Young Adult Fiction Author Deb Fitzpatrick

    School Visits with Children's and Young Adult Fiction Author Deb Fitzpatrick

    You've written your children's book, now it's time to visit schools. 
    This is your first school visit ... what do you do? What do you need to bring? What do you expect and what do they expect of you and what should you charge? 
    In this thirteenth episode of the HYBRID Author podcast, host Joanne Morrell children’s and young adult fiction writer and author of short nonfiction for authors, interviews Deb Fitzpatrick.  
    Deb is the author of novels for adults, young adults and children. She has a Master of Arts (creative writing) from UWA and a vast experience visting and workshoping schools all across Australia. 
    https://debfitzpatrick.com.au

    • 45 min
    Creating Online Courses For Kids With Josh Langley

    Creating Online Courses For Kids With Josh Langley

    How do you turn your book or books for children into an online program?
    First by defining what problem you are solving for children with your books and programs and then working on getting your message right.
    In this twelfth episode of the HYBRID Author podcast, host Joanne Morrell, children’s and young adult fiction writer and author of short nonfiction for authors, interviews Josh Langley.
    Josh is a multi award-winning radio copywriter and award-winning children’s author. His ground-breaking children’s books, programs and school talks on self-acceptance, resilience, understanding emotions and kindness, are helping thousands of kids make friends with themselves. 
    Here he shares his tips on how to produce online programs for kids. 
    https://joshlangley.com.au
     

    • 56 min

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