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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 • 27 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.

    Author to Entrepreneur

    Author to Entrepreneur

    We are joined by author and publisher Miriam Laundry on this episode of The Author Inside You. Miriam discusses how she became an entrepreneur as a result of writing a children's book. Also, she shares her story of how she co-authored a book with Jack Canfield of the Chicken Soup For The Soul series.

    • 26 min
    TikTok For Authors - Valerie Thompkins

    TikTok For Authors - Valerie Thompkins

    On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast we learn from Valerie Thompkins about how she uses TikTok to grow her audience. Plus, she shares some great advice on finding your audience and increasing the size of your global community. Valerie generously offers to help anyone who needs advice in regards to publishing, all you need to do is reach out to her!


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    • 18 min
    Searching For a Publisher & a Publicist

    Searching For a Publisher & a Publicist

    Author, Shawn Singleton, joins us on this episode of The Author Inside You podcast, where we converse about the key traits of a publicist. Additionally, we discuss how Shawn found the ideal publisher for his first book. 
     

    • 28 min
    Who Is Your Audience and Who Should You Trust? - Nicola Kraus

    Who Is Your Audience and Who Should You Trust? - Nicola Kraus

    Whether you are writing a query letter or a best-selling novel, our guest on this episode of The Author Inside You stresses that it is vital for you to know your audience. Author Nicola Kraus, writer of the immensely popular Nanny Diaries, shares with us helpful tips for writing query letters. Plus she shares some great behind-the-scenes of the making of the movie based on her bestseller. Nicola also explains why so many writers fail to trust. Trust who? Listen to this episode to find out, you just might be surprised at the answer!
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    • 39 min
    Fun Times At Barnes and Noble

    Fun Times At Barnes and Noble

    Author Silvia Davis wrote a humorous memoir about her life growing up in a large family. As part of the promotional campaign for her book, Silvia contacted her local Barnes and Noble and was given the opportunity for an in-store book signing. With the help of Facebook Live and her outgoing personality, Silvia was able to sell out the Barnes and Noble supply of her books - and more! Check out this episode of The Author Inside You to hear all of the details of Silvia's fun times at B & N.
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    • 33 min
    Giving The Publisher Your Best Shot!

    Giving The Publisher Your Best Shot!

    Before you submit your manuscript or a sample of your writing to a publisher, it is essential that you do your homework. On this episode of The Author Inside You podcast we discuss the publishing business with Reagan Rothe, the creator and owner of Black Rose Writing, an independent book publisher based in Texas. Reagan shares some great tips on what you can expect from independent publishing houses and what they expect from you.
     
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Customer Reviews

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27 Ratings

27 Ratings

bluebbe1 ,

Must listen

I wish i had this in school honestly! So helpful

carrieG13 ,

great for aspiring authors!

a great show for those who want to tackle the goal of writing a book!

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.