67 episodes

Inspiration and information to take charge of your publishing and dominate the field of Authorpreneurship.

If you are a published or aspiring author in the Caribbean or the Diaspora, join C. Ruth Taylor every Monday to discover the secrets to publish cost-effectively and how to leverage your book to potentially transform millions of lives, create financial freedom and leave a legacy.

The Authorpreneur Secret$ Podcast C. Ruth Taylor

    • Education

Inspiration and information to take charge of your publishing and dominate the field of Authorpreneurship.

If you are a published or aspiring author in the Caribbean or the Diaspora, join C. Ruth Taylor every Monday to discover the secrets to publish cost-effectively and how to leverage your book to potentially transform millions of lives, create financial freedom and leave a legacy.

    EP. 67 - How to Write and Publish Children's Books with Greta Malcolm

    EP. 67 - How to Write and Publish Children's Books with Greta Malcolm

    Are you thinking of writing and publishing a children's book?

    This episode is for you. Prolific children's author Greta Alves- Malcolm breaks down the entire process leaving you with ideas, budget and other tips to make publishing a children's book a reality. Greta is a Jamaican author living in the Cayman Islands with her husband. She has a diploma in Early Childhood Education and is presently pursuing her bachelor's in education. Greta taught at the early childhood level for over eight years, both in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, and is currently teaching at the high school level.

    She has published 7 children’s books including her bestselling book, “Sleepy Time.” Her first book: “I am Smart After All,” is published in both Spanish and English and in audiobook format.

    Greta believes motivation fuels success and is committed to ensuring that every child is motivated through her books to achieve their fullest potential.

    Contact Greta at:

    authorgmalcolm@yahoo.com

    Brilliant Minds Book Den Facebook:

    YouTube: Brilliant Minds Book Den



    Greta's Children's books

    “Sleepy Time: BedTime Stories with Quick Prayers” 

    I am Smart After All



    Ruth’s Authorship Ventures

    1. Authorpreneur Secret$ 101 Course– Discover the steps to write, publish on a budget and profit from your book beyond book sales.

    https://extramileja.com/authorpreneursecrets101/

    2. The Published Legacies Workshop: How to Turn Your Story or Your Parents’/Grandparents’ Story into a Published Book in 3-6 Months

    Buy a copy of “The Voice” and email proof of purchase to authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com to attend the workshop for FREE on September 9, 2022, on Zoom.

    Order the Voice Direct at  https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/ or on Amazon at The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble

    Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com for more information.

    • 38 min
    Ep. 66 - Millionaire Money Maps for Authors to Create Financial Freedom

    Ep. 66 - Millionaire Money Maps for Authors to Create Financial Freedom

    How do millionaires manage their money?

    In today’s podcast, Ruth shares some millionaire money maps from her book, “Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales.” 

    These include T. Harvey Eker’s plan and some recommendations of books to win with money.

    Ruth’s Authorpreneur Secret$ 101 course is now out. It is an audio course structured like an audiobook. You can get the 50% summer special for the month of August.

    Check the links in the show notes for more details.

    Ruth’s Authorship Ventures

    1. Authorpreneur Secret$ 101: An Audiobook Course – Discover the steps to write, publish on a budget and profit from your book beyond book sales.

    https://extramileja.com/authorpreneursecrets101/

    2. The Published Legacies Workshop: How to Turn Your Story or Your Parents’/Grandparents’ Story into a Published Book in 3-6 Months

    Buy a copy of “The Voice” and email proof of purchase to authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com to attend the workshop for FREE on September 9, 2022, on Zoom.

    Order the Voice Direct at  https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/ or on Amazon at The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble

    Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com for more information.



    Resources to Win Segment: Books Mentioned

    Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales

    The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble



    Financial Education Books to Win with Money

    · Total Money Makeover, Dave Ramsey

    · The Millionaire Next Door, Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

    · Secrets of the Millionaire Mind, T. Harvey Eker

    · The Richest Man in Babylon, George Samuel Clason

    · Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill

    · The Legacy Journey, Dave Ramsey

    · Smart Money Smart Kids, Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze

    · Everyday Millionaires by Chris Hogan

    · Retire Inspired by Chris Hogan



    Show Sponsor

    BambuSparks Publishing Services

    https://bambusparks.com/



    About the Host

    C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.”

    Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com

    • 15 min
    Ep. 65: Using Books to Start or Scale Your Speaking Career & Earn More with Shackeria Mesquita

    Ep. 65: Using Books to Start or Scale Your Speaking Career & Earn More with Shackeria Mesquita

    Want to start or scale your speaking career and earn more? 

    Why not become an author and leverage your author platform to open doors for you to speak?

    Learn more on today’s podcast as author, professional speaker and the Goal Strategist herself, Shackeria Mesquita, shares her story and breaks down the process for us.

    Shackeria is the author of two books, Making the Target and Activate to Achieve.

    Also find out more about Ruth’s Published Legacy Workshop and the upcoming publishing bootcamp.

    Check the links in the show notes for more details.



    Contact Shackeria at:

    Email: mesquitashackeria@gmail.com 

    LinkedIn and IG: shackeria_mesquita/

      

    Ruth’s Authorship Ventures

    The Published Legacies Workshop: How to Turn Your Story or Your Parents’/Grandparents’ Story into a Published Book in 3-6 Months

    Buy a copy of “The Voice” and email proof of purchase to authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com to attend the workshop for FREE on September 9, 2022, on Zoom.

    Order the Voice Direct at  https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/ or on Amazon at The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble

    Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com for more information.



    Resources to Win Segment

    Ruth’s Free Publishing Course on YouTube: Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass

    Publishing Bootcamp: July 30, 2022 – Register at https://bambusparks.com/publishingbootcamp/



    Books Mentioned

    Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales

    The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble

    Making the Target: Simple Tips to Increase Your Productivity Levels

    Activate to Achieve: The 411 On Refocusing to Overcome a Self-Sabotaging Mindset and Emerge Successful



    Show Sponsor

    BambuSparks Publishing Services

    https://bambusparks.com/

    • 41 min
    Ep. 64: Turn Your Book into a Signature Event to Create Financial Freedom

    Ep. 64: Turn Your Book into a Signature Event to Create Financial Freedom

    Why not turn your book into a signature online or live event to create financial freedom faster than merely selling books?

    Learn more on today’s podcast as Ruth shares examples of how this can be done and find out about her latest authorpreneurship venture (The Legacy Fest Celebration and Book Launch).

    Check the links in the show notes for more details.

    The Legacy Fest/Voice of Hope Campaign

    Be a Voice of Hope and Gift copies of her book, “The Voice” to be a voice of hope to single mothers and others on the margins.

    Donate here: https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/

    Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com for more information.

    Resources to Win Segment

    A 2-Page Publishing Guide: 12 Basic Steps to Publish a Book from Start to Finish

    Ruth’s Free Publishing Course on YouTube: Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass

    Books Mentioned

    Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales

    The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble

    Show Sponsor

    BambuSparks Publishing Services

    https://bambusparks.com/

    Amazing Publishing Deals

    https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/

    BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center

    https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/

    About the Host

    C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.”

    Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com

    • 11 min
    Ep. 63: Turn Your Book into Coaching, Training & Consultancy Programs to Create Financial Freedom

    Ep. 63: Turn Your Book into Coaching, Training & Consultancy Programs to Create Financial Freedom

    Why not turn your books into a training, coaching or consultancy program to create financial freedom faster than merely selling books?

    Learn more on today’s podcast as Ruth shares practical tips and tools to create financial freedom beyond book sales. Find out about her latest authorpreneurship venture (The Legacy Fest Celebration and Book Launch).

    Check the links in the show notes for more details.



    The Legacy Fest/Voice of Hope Campaign

    Be a Voice of Hope and Gift copies of her book, “The Voice” to be a voice of hope to single mothers and others on the margins.

    Donate here: https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/

    Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.comfor more information.



    Resources to Win Segment

    Course Creator, Julia Barnes: The Boss Teacher- https://juliaobarnes.com/

    Sarah Cordiner’s Free Course Creation Starter Kit

    A 2-Page Publishing Guide: 12 Basic Steps to Publish a Book from Start to Finish

    Ruth’s Free Publishing Course on YouTube: Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass



    Books Mentioned

    Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales

    The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble



    Show Sponsor

    BambuSparks Publishing Services

    https://bambusparks.com/

    Amazing Publishing Deals

    https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/

    BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center

    https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/



    About the Host

    C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.”

    Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com

    • 16 min
    Ep. 62: Creating Financial Freedom Pt. 2 - Offering Author Services & Products

    Ep. 62: Creating Financial Freedom Pt. 2 - Offering Author Services & Products

    What are the different author services you could offer to help authors to market and publish their books? How could these help you gain financial freedom? Where can you offer these services. All these and more are discussed in today's podcast. It's a solo show with C. Ruth Taylor.

    Contact Ruth at:

    authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com

    Website: http://extramileja.com/



    Books Mentioned

    Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales

    The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble



    Resources to Win

    Reedsy

    Fiverr.com

    Upwork

    The Publishing Skills Center

    Show Sponsor

    BambuSparks Publishing Services

    https://bambusparks.com/



    About the Host

    C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.”

    Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com

    • 18 min

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