This podcast focuses on the business end of the pen. What does that mean? It's getting into the nitty-gritty of the business side of being a writer or publisher. We at Talking Book Publishing will bring in industry experts, Published authors, publishers, agents, and editors for conversations about what tools writers need to be as successful as they can on their publishing journey.
Talking Book Publishing with Lisa Angle
Lisa Angle has been active in the literary community for years but her first book of a family trilogy, came out June 3. "Whiskey and Old Stogies" is the story of Rufus who gets mixed up with a North Carolina moonshining family in the '30s. In this episode, Lisa discusses her approach to character-driven books.
Talking Book Publishing with Patricia Fry
Patricia Fry is a prolific author of the Klepto Cat Mysteries (54 books) and the new Calico Cat Mystery series. She goes over her evolution from freelance article writer to non-fiction books to discovering her passion in Cozy Mysteries. She has published over 90 books.
Talking Book Publishing with Dave Chesson
One of the most useful and informative websites for people selling eBooks on Amazon is Kindlepreneur. In this episode, Dave Chesson, founder of Kindlepreneur, discusses the many tools and resources he has on the website for self-published authors trying to reach a larger audience including over 214 articles and 74 videos.
Talking Book Publishing with Ayn Cates Sullivan
Ayn Cates Sullivan, author of children's books and a historical fiction series, "The Legends of the Grail" about Celtic women. Over the last 30 years, she has collected an outstanding number of awards for her writing. She began research for this series while on a doctoral grant in Southern England and fell in love with the stories of the fierce women warriors, healers, and leaders.
Talking Book Publishing with Alicia Doyle
Alicia Doyle, The award-winning author of “Fighting Chance” and journalist, talks about the lessons she learned as a two-time Golden Gloves champion boxer and how she has adapted those life lessons, and how it made her strong mentally to live through the pandemic. The harsh lessons from boxing made her career as a journalist easier because she had learned to stick with her story and not be deterred by barriers thrown up to stop her. www.aliciadoyle.com
Talking Book Publishing with Toni Lopopolo
Toni Lopopolo, a former executive editor at Macmillan and St. Martin’s Press turned literary agent, talks about her work with writers developing manuscripts that will get accepted by a publisher. Over a 40-year career, Toni discusses the changes in reading habits that drive the way books need to be written for today’s marketplace. She also goes over the various genres that are generating lots of book sales. LopopoloLiterary.com