109 episodes

The Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast features interviews with equine authors who love all things horses and writing about them. If you are an author or aspire to be an author of horse books, then you are in the right place!

Equestrian Author Spotlight Podcast Carly Kade

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The Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast features interviews with equine authors who love all things horses and writing about them. If you are an author or aspire to be an author of horse books, then you are in the right place!

    Episode 109: On Travel Writing, Salvation in Nature & Romancing the Soul with Linda Ballou

    Episode 109: On Travel Writing, Salvation in Nature & Romancing the Soul with Linda Ballou

    Episode 109: In this Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast episode, you'll meet Linda Ballou, author of Cowgirl Jumped Over the Moon and Embrace of the Wild.
     
    Saddle up for a conversation about travel writing, finding salvation in nature, and romancing the soul. Linda shares her love of travel, horses and writing while taking us on an epic journey from the volcanoes of Hawaii to the majestic mountains of Colorado.
     
    She discusses her newest book, Embrace of the Wild, a work of historical fiction about Isabella Bird, a dynamic woman, equestrian, and British explorer in the nineteenth century, who pushed the boundaries of what was expected of women in her time. 
     
    This interview will inspire you to appreciate the powerful women who paved the way for the modern woman, take the trip that's calling you, notice nature's bounty, and put pen to paper. Linda urges us to remember to take time for romancing our souls along the way.
     
    Show notes: https://www.carlykadecreative.com/blog/episode-109-on-travel-writing-salvation-in-nature-romancing-the-soul-with-linda-ballou-equestrian-author-spotlight-podcast
     


    Want a free guide to secrets of horse book authors? Gallop over to https://www.carlykadecreative.com/wisdom.html and join the Equestrian Author Spotlight email list to have the author advice resource delivered instantly to your inbox.

    • 53 min
    Episode 108: On Understanding Horse Whorls & Benefits of Trick Training with Noche Miller

    Episode 108: On Understanding Horse Whorls & Benefits of Trick Training with Noche Miller

    Episode 108: In this Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast episode, you'll meet Noche Miller, author of Understanding Horse Whorls. Noche walks us through the meaning of horse whorls and the benefits of trick training horses.

    With whorls, her analysis goes beyond the forehead whorl and considers head shape as well as all the other whorls that appear on a horse's body. She paints a clear picture of what we can tell of the inner workings of the horse by looking at the outside of the body.

    Once considered folklore, science has caught up and validated the analysis of whorls as an accurate predictor of temperament in horses.

    Saddle up for a conversation about understanding horse whorls and incorporating tricks into your horse's training to help you better understand your horse and develop a solid working relationship together.

    Psst ... You'll get a glimpse of Noche's skill during a whorl analysis of both my horses during the interview. Bonus!

    Show Notes: https://www.carlykadecreative.com/podcast.html

    Want a free guide to secrets of horse book authors? Gallop over to https://www.carlykadecreative.com/wisdom.html and join the Equestrian Author Spotlight email list to have the author advice resource delivered instantly to your inbox.

    • 55 min
    Episode 107: On Audiobooks, Production Best Practices & the Audio Revolution with Brett Wilson

    Episode 107: On Audiobooks, Production Best Practices & the Audio Revolution with Brett Wilson

    Episode 107: In this Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast episode, you'll meet Brett Wilson of SkyDance Mountain Audiobooks.
     

    Brett is in the business of audiobook production from start to finish. His company, SkyDance Mountain Audiobooks, helps authors design, create, produce, publish, market and sell their audiobooks.
     
    Saddle up for a conversation about the audio revolution, audiobook production best practices, and what an author needs to know in order to create a quality audiobook on a budget.




    Show notes: https://www.carlykadecreative.com/blog/episode-107-on-audiobooks-production-best-practices-the-audio-revolution-with-brett-wilson-equestrian-author-spotlight-podcast

    Want a free guide to secrets of horse book authors? Gallop over to https://www.carlykadecreative.com/wisdom.html and join the Equestrian Author Spotlight email list to have the author advice resource delivered instantly to your inbox.

    • 54 min
    Episode 106: On Mystery, Thrills, Horses & A Touch of the Supernatural with Valerie Power

    Episode 106: On Mystery, Thrills, Horses & A Touch of the Supernatural with Valerie Power

    Episode 106: In this Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast episode, you'll meet Valerie Power, Author of the Fairy Glen Suspense Series.
     

    Valerie is a lifelong horse lover and a California native. She has had a varied career that includes photographing pearl farms in Asia, and running an underground performance art circus. She now lives with her husband at their off-grid homestead in the high desert of San Diego County.
     
    Valerie's equestrian suspense series takes readers to Fairy Glen — a horsewoman's paradise. Despite the rumors of the ghosts, witches and spectral animals that haunt the woods in Fairy Glen, her female characters are more concerned with solving crimes and saving the day. 
     
    Saddle up for a conversation about horses, mystery, thrills, and a touch of the supernatural.



     
    Show notes: https://www.carlykadecreative.com/blog/episode-106-on-mystery-thrills-horses-a-touch-of-the-supernatural-with-valerie-power-equestrian-author-spotlight-podcast

    Want a free guide to secrets of horse book authors? Gallop over to https://www.carlykadecreative.com/wisdom.html and join the Equestrian Author Spotlight email list to have the author advice resource delivered instantly to your inbox.

    • 39 min
    Episode 105: On Parenting Equestrians, Managing Expectations & Enjoying the Ride with Chad Oldfather

    Episode 105: On Parenting Equestrians, Managing Expectations & Enjoying the Ride with Chad Oldfather

    Episode 105: In this Equestrian Author Spotlight, you'll meet Chad Oldfather, author of A Man Walks Into A Barn. Saddle up for a conversation with Chad about why he chose to write a personal memoir about his life, his daughters, and their experience with horses.

    You'll be moved by his dedication to his daughter’s equestrian dreams, glean tips on parenting equestrians, including how to manage expectations in the sport, as well as insight on enjoying the little things.

    Chad believes "the best moments are not always on the biggest stages."

    Show notes: https://www.carlykadecreative.com/blog/episode-105-on-parenting-equestrians-managing-expectations-enjoying-the-ride-with-chad-oldfather-equestrian-author-spotlight-podcast

    Want a free guide to secrets of horse book authors? Gallop over to https://www.carlykadecreative.com/wisdom.html and join the Equestrian Author Spotlight email list to have the author advice resource delivered instantly to your inbox.

    • 46 min
    Episode 104: On Building Confidence, Writing Strong Themes & Handling an Empty Nest with Laura Holt-Haslam

    Episode 104: On Building Confidence, Writing Strong Themes & Handling an Empty Nest with Laura Holt-Haslam

    Episode 104: In this Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast episode, you'll meet Laura Holt-Haslam of River Pony Press.
     
    Saddle up for a conversation about:
    Laura's spokesPONIES, Max and Dusty, who inspired her book series while she was dealing with an empty nest. How she's building up her confidence as an author, including a few true confessions of stumbling blocks she faced starting out.
    Why she chooses to write books with strong themes. Her middle grade novels, Sofia's Surprise, A Place for Sofia, and Sofia and Sundance explore the transformative power of horses and friendship.
    And much more.




    Show notes: https://www.carlykadecreative.com/podcast.html

    Want a free guide to secrets of horse book authors? Gallop over to https://www.carlykadecreative.com/wisdom.html and join the Equestrian Author Spotlight email list to have the author advice resource delivered instantly to your inbox.

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

B. E. Fox ,

Great Guests

I thoroughly enjoy Equine Author Spotlight. Carly Kade asks good questions of interesting guests. There is always so much helpful information. And I love listening in on the horse lover’s conversations. This is my go to podcast when I want to ease my mind and get a better perspective.

TJ Hanel ,

Love the energy!

So authentic!

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