Ever wanted to write a book? Here’s everything you need to know to get started.
Guests: Novelist Maddie Dawson, children’s author Jennifer Covello, executive editor Marry Norris, and author & publisher Stacey Kannenberg
Podcast: Recorded August 19, 2010
There’s a book in all of us. Find out what it takes to go from writing your thoughts on paper to proposal, publisher and promotion. Let’s talk with the experts: successful authors in the self-help, children’s and fiction categories and savvy publishers who know what sells in the bookstores.
Should you go the traditional route and find an agent? How to get the attention of a publisher? What are e-books? When to consider self publishing? What are publishers looking for? How to keep on going and deal with rejection? What needs to be in a book proposal? How to choose a title?
Meet 3 inspiring women who are “blooming” while following their passions, overcoming challenges and making a difference.
Guests: Jennifer Covello creator of My Life baby journal, Laura Fitzpatrick-Nager cancer survivor & author of Swimming on My Wedding Day and Martha Hoffman founder of Call to Care Uganda
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Aired: Feb 25, 2010
Jennifer always loved to journal and wanted more than just a baby book to chronicle her children’s lives. Hear how this single mom of two small kids, one with special needs, worked full time and managed to create and publish a keepsake baby journal entitled My Life…A Chronicle of the Journey which recently won the Living Now Bronze Award. Jennifer’s Story
When diagnosed with breast cancer for the third time, a wise friend said, “You didn’t create this, but
you can create your healing.” Listen to Laura’s story of hope in searching for role-models for living well with cancer and how she has become one herself as author of Swimming on My Wedding Day: My Cancer Journey through the Seasons. Laura’s Story
For many years, Martha had the same dream at night. A woman helping children. She soon realized that she was “the woman” and the children she needed to help were in Uganda. Find out how Martha embraced this country and it’s people as founder of Call to Care Uganda. Martha’s Story