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Over 80% of Americans want to write a book, yet less than one percent ever succeed. Why is that? People often believe the task is too daunting, or they put off getting started. Well, we are here to tell you that it can be done! We will show you how to write, publish, and promote your new book! Each episode is an interview with a newly published author who shares their tips and suggestions on how you can publish the book of your dreams. If this podcast is not what you are seeking, please share it with a friend who has always thought about writing a book but has not yet succeeded. Thank you for listening to The Author Inside You podcast.

The Author Inside Yo‪u‬ Matt & Leah Rafferty

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    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Over 80% of Americans want to write a book, yet less than one percent ever succeed. Why is that? People often believe the task is too daunting, or they put off getting started. Well, we are here to tell you that it can be done! We will show you how to write, publish, and promote your new book! Each episode is an interview with a newly published author who shares their tips and suggestions on how you can publish the book of your dreams. If this podcast is not what you are seeking, please share it with a friend who has always thought about writing a book but has not yet succeeded. Thank you for listening to The Author Inside You podcast.

    Writing and Sketching a Graphic Novel

    Writing and Sketching a Graphic Novel

    Every once in a while, you find a book that touches a chord in your heart, one that you want to share with everyone you know. Well, that is exactly what happened with Leah and the book, Black Heroes of the Wild West. On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast, we interview James Otis Smith, the author and artist behind this spectacular graphic novel. 

    • 27 min
    Never Too Young

    Never Too Young

    You are never too young to start teaching! Stephanie Wang, a high school student from Texas, recently wrote and illustrated a book designed to educate younger readers on the COVID-19 pandemic. On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast, listen to her inspiring interview and learn how she is creating a curriculum based on her book.

    • 24 min
    Novel Writing Tools

    Novel Writing Tools

    Generally, we think of tools being used to aid in manual labor, but tools can also be very effective while writing a book. On this episode of The Author Inside You, we are joined by author Aran Jane who shares with us how he utilizes many different types of tools in his writing process. Plus, he tells us how enlisting in the military at the age of 17, became a great source of material for his books. If you are writing a novel, then this episode is for you!

    • 30 min
    Listen To Your Audience

    Listen To Your Audience

    Famous podcaster - and now author - Dave Jackson joins us for this episode of The Author Inside You. Dave shares great advice on how members of your audience can help you pen your book, and how to market to your followers. If you already have a tribe, then this interview is for you. 

    • 23 min
    Writing A Book At Work

    Writing A Book At Work

    Author Charles Cassady is fortunate to have a job that has a significant amount of downtime during his shift. Having been a writer for many years, Charles put this spare time to good use and wrote a book while on the clock. While at work he taught himself video editing skills and made promotional videos for his books. In this episode of The Author Inside You, Charles shares with us some useful advice about approaching publishing companies and the preparation you need to complete before your first meeting.

    • 25 min
    Improving Your Writing With Google Maps

    Improving Your Writing With Google Maps

    Our guest on this episode of The Author Inside You podcast was fortunate enough to be able to take an entire year off of work to concentrate on his writing. Jeffrey K. Walker joins us to share how he used Google Maps, Scrivener, beta readers, and a copy editor to ensure his novels were top notch. We also discuss BookBub, self-publishing, book cover design, and discipline. If you are considering the self publish route, this interview is a must-listen!

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

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22 Ratings

ejhaggins ,

Great inspiration for soon to be authors

One of my goals next year is to write a book so I am excited to listen to your podcast for tips and inspiration.

Delris ,

Inspiring!

I’ve always thought about writing a book, but never knew where to start! The encouraging words from this podcast is a GREAT place to start!

mommalabs ,

Love it!

Super amazing podcast with the best host! Highly recommend it!

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