14 episodes

Discover your next favorite book by new authors across the genres

The Published Club Kris Kendall

    • Society & Culture

Discover your next favorite book by new authors across the genres

    Annalisa Parent - Storytelling for Pantsers

    Annalisa Parent - Storytelling for Pantsers

    Annalisa Parent helps writers to finish, publish and sell their novels. She owns and operates Date with the Muse, LLC, which helps storytellers to publish traditionally at the highest level possible.
    A Teacher of the Year nominee for her use of neuroscience principles, she applies these same principles to her work with writers to create confidence, writing flow, and success.

    Her book Storytelling for Pantsers: How to Write and Revise your Novel without an Outline helps non-outlining fiction writers to work through the writing and revision process with ease.It has been lauded by multiple New York Times bestselling author John David Mann as “brimming over with invaluable practical writerly wisdom…her love of life—pours out of every paragraph. Read her book. It will infuse joy into your days and make you a better writer.”

    To learn more about Annalisa and connect with her directly, visit www.datewiththemuse.com.

    CEO and Founder: Date With the Muse, LLC
    We take writers from idea to published to SOLD. 

    • 15 min
    Allison Wells - Sweet Romance and Women's Fiction

    Allison Wells - Sweet Romance and Women's Fiction

    Allison Wells is a wife, mother, and sweet tea enthusiast. Allison writes stories of hope and love, be they stories of faith or of romance. She loves to write both historical and modern books. As a Southerner, her favorite books are those that showcase elements of Southern life. She lives in South Carolina with her husband, 4 children, 6 chickens, 2 cats, 1 dog, and 1 turtle.
    Her motto is, "Life is short, eat the Oreos."


    • 18 min
    Rachel Blume - Black Water Wolf

    Rachel Blume - Black Water Wolf

    Rachel Blume is working on her Master's of Fine Arts degree at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and is currently shopping her literary fiction novel to agents.

    Look for Black Water Wolf in 2025.

    • 19 min
    Natalia Hooker - Are You...

    Natalia Hooker - Are You...

    Natalia is an author of children's books with a passion for pets and travel. That's why she combined those two loves into a series of adorable books featuring the traveling puppy, Misha. These books are so cute and fun and I can't wait to get a few sets for all the little ones in my life.

    Grab a copy wherever books are sold or reach out to Natalia directly.


    • 13 min
    Brooklyn Dean - Meet Me in Moonshine

    Brooklyn Dean - Meet Me in Moonshine

    A Small Town Australia RomCom
    Dear Reader … Are you the one I’ve been searching for?

    Florist Jillian Maitland is a ‘hot zombie’. At least, that’s what she's heard. The death of her mother has left her shuffling around in life, passive and introverted. But with Valentine's Day looming, Jillian aches for connection.

    With the discovery of a mysterious note in a local history book, Jillian must venture into the world once more to piece together the writer’s adventurous, romantic puzzle. A lonely mystery man is leaving her clues, and Jillian must rediscover the wonders of the town of Moonshine, or else face another year alone.

    Can she uncover the identity of her mysterious note-writing gentleman? Or will she find herself alone as the entire town celebrates this Valentine’s Day?

    Join Jillian and her Mystery Man in this romantic novella.

    Website: www.brooklyndean.com
    Insta https://www.instagram.com/brooklyndeanwrites
    Facebook https://www.facebook.com/authorbrooklyndean
    Free novella – Meet Me in Moonshine https://books2read.com/u/b6VKDJ
    99c preorder for The Insufferable Adam James https://mybook.to/insufferableadamjames
    Moonshine Romance Series: https://mybook.to/moonshineromancebooks
    Once Upon a Fairytale Signing Event – 9th June, Western Sydney https://www.tickettailor.com/events/kristendovnik/978198?fbclid=IwAR2xTOMf_Pa4_8VDqmG2mqlJ9_x2g_Kljm_C9zSGt9Rlh1FcFTXroV_x5r0
    The Ever After Charity Anthology – 11 fairytales reimagined and retold.
    Paperback preorder: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf4mRAsynWIHh-sz5eXGjYCEezx_RqLrDJJjLp3yDevj25dKA/viewformEbook
    Ebook preorder: https://amzn.asia/d/8aNXe9q
    Subscribe for ARC opportunities, bonus chapters, and insider info at https://www.brooklyndean.com/contact/

    • 10 min
    Jen Dodrill - Birds Alive!

    Jen Dodrill - Birds Alive!

    The Empty Nesters Book 1Peg -- widow, mom blogger, and empty nester, is desperate for a new hobby. After a late-night blog post leaves her dedicated Mamma Birds followers fearful that she’s closing her blog, she adopts a reader’s suggestion and forms the Empty Nesters Birding Group. On their first outing overlooking beautiful Pensacola Bay, a birder dies from an allergic reaction to peanuts in the birdseed. Seed that should be peanut-free.

    A hurricane barrels toward the Gulf Coast, and Peg’s overbearing, animal-collecting, but well-meaning mother-in-law crashes Peg’s empty nest. After the hurricane passes, Peg checks on her new birder friends and finds one wounded and dying. The assailant is still there and knocks Peg down a steep staircase. Stuck in a boot with a broken foot and still reeling from the two murders, Peg recruits a fellow birder and her mother-in-law to help solve the crime. She even teams up with the detective investigating the case, whose dimples draw her in a way she hasn’t experienced in years.

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jendodrillwrites/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JenDodrillWrites
    Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/stores/Jen-Dodrill/author/B0CSDW3CHR
    Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/47887511.Jen_Dodrill
    BookBub: https://www.bookbub.com/profile/jen-dodrill

    About the Author

    Jen Dodrill is married and is the mother of five adult children and grandmother of three, two girls and a boy. She homeschooled for thirteen years, taught Oral Communication for her local community college, and is a ‘retired’ Navy wife. After her youngest graduated high school, Jen started writing her first book. Her inspiration comes in many forms, and she loves incorporating humor and personal experiences into her stories. Her first book, Birds Alive! An Empty-nesters Cozy Mystery, released February 27, 2024.

    Jen is an avid fiction reader with an eclectic collection of novels, many of which sit in an old embalming fluids box belonging to her great-grandfather, Captain Alfred, MD.

    When she's not writing, you'll find her spending time with her family or curled up on the couch with her favorite black cat, reading and drinking a mug of dark roast coffee.

    For more information about Jen, her books, writing info and tips, and author interviews, check out her blog: https://jendodrillwrites.com/

    • 12 min

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