Stalled Writing Projects There are many reasons for stalled writing projects. To find out what may be causing you to be stalled, you need to ask yourself the right questions. In this episode, I walk you through 10 questions to
Become an Author There is no magic formula or secret strategy to becoming an author. However, there are four things you can do now to put you on the path to success. Tune in to learn what four things are
Author Hurdles Writing a book is not the end of the process; it's just the beginning! To get your book into the hands of readers, you must overcome some common author hurdles. In this episode, I share five things to
Overcoming Writer's Block and How to Do It! Is writer's block hitting you hard? Are the words just not flowing? Can't seem to move past the blank page? Join Melanie and me for Episode 33, where we share the seven
Writing Strategies We all have days when we don’t feel like writing. In this episode, I share nine (9) things that I do to keep moving forward when the words just won't come. Join me to learn what you can
With the new year comes new writing goals! Have you ever wondered how some people are able to crank out book after book without much trouble, while you sit staring at a blank page stuck with writer's block? You are
Are you interested in learning more about book promotion? The founder of Celebrate Lit, Sandra Barela, joins us to talk about book marketing and publicity services necessary to aid authors in reaching readers. More about Sandra: Sandra received a master's
Book: Carmen's Journey of Courage Who says you can't begin a new career after middle age? Certainly not Susan K. Beatty. Susan is proof that you can start a fiction-writing career at any age. Susan is a professional writer and
Episode 28 was formatted as a question and answer podcast. Looking for a job is complex and you probably have questions about writing a resume, drafting a cover letter, networking, interviewing, and more. If you are seeking answers to those
In Episode 27, Melanie and I talk about how to create a résumé that gets you hired. It's all about putting your professional story to paper in a way that demonstrates your worth to a potential employer. Don't sabotage your
In Episode 26, I talk about the importance of creating a visually appealing resume. In today's modern job market you have 6 seconds to sell yourself. A boring resume will not cut it. Tune in to learn some simple formatting
In this episode, Melanie and I discuss book marketing strategies you can use to promote your books to the right audience! If you are an author trying to figure out how to find your readers then you are definitely going
Education Everywhere! In this episode, Melanie and I discuss the importance of education. There are many ways to educate yourself to excel and it doesn't always require going back to school for that coveted degree. Tune in and we will
In this episode of the Your Story Within podcast, special guest, William "Bill" Kieffer, joined me on the show. Bill is the author of the book Military Career Transition. He is also a U.S. Army Veteran and a successful entrepreneur.
In this episode of the Your Story Within podcast, Melanie and I discuss the importance of balance. Balancing your work and personal life will likely vary on different days of the week or varying seasons. You’ll know you’re succeeding when
In Episode 20 of “Your Story Within Podcast,” Special Guest Christal Marshall, a serial entrepreneur, joined me to talk about the importance of creating your own opportunities. Christal is a photographer, an author, an educator, and the founder of several
In Episode 19 of “Your Story Within Podcast,” Special Guest Host Melanie Lemus told us how to get an education without a degree! How you may be wondering??? Through cheap and free book resources! Whether you are a traditional hardcopy/paperback
In Episode 18 of “Your Story Within Podcast,” Special Guest Host Melanie and I offered career advice for high school students based on my book of the same name. We discussed early experience opportunities to stand out, i.e. community service,
In this episode of “Your Story Within Podcast”, Dave Chesson joins us. Dave is the guy behind Kindlepreneur.com, a website devoted to teaching authors about book marketing. Recommended by Amazon KDP as the place where you can learn how to “optimize
In this episode of "Your Story Within Podcast", Dianna Good Sky joins us. Dianna is a best-selling Native American Indian Author and a retired U.S. Navy veteran. She wrote a fantastic book called, Warrior Spirit Rising. The book is a
In Episode 15 of “Your Story Within Podcast” as part of May’s Ask a Military Author series, two experts, Sebastian Cimpoes, a former Army Ranger who wrote the book, Call of the Warrior, and Air Force Officer, Dr. Michael A.
Job seekers, this week we are learning "What Companies Want" when it comes to finding the perfect candidate for a position. You are going to love the advice they give for helping you stand out against the competition! In Episode
In Episode 13 of “Your Story Within Podcast,” I was joined by special guests, Thomas Powner, owner of Career Thinker, and Annette Richmond, owner of Career Intelligence as part of April’s Ask an Expert series. The episode focused on LinkedIn
In Episode 12 of “Your Story Within Podcast,” I was joined by special co-host Melanie Lemus, and special guest, Anne Barnwell as part of April’s Ask an Expert series. The episode was dedicated to the importance of crafting an effective
In Episode 11 of “Your Story Within Podcast,” I was joined by special guest, Ruth Sternberg as part of April's Ask an Expert series. Ruth discussed the job search and how to get motivated for it. Watch the video podcast
In Episode 10 of “Your Story Within Podcast,” I was joined by my resident editor, Melanie, to discuss the importance of editing for self-published authors. Watch the video podcast to learn some tips and tricks for self-editing your manuscript. You
In Episode 9 of "Your Story Within Podcast," I shared seven author tools that I think you will find super helpful as an author. Watch the video podcast to learn more about those seven tools and how they work! Click
In Episode 8 of "Your Story Within Podcast," Special Guest Damon Courtney and I discussed the great tool he created for authors called BookFunnel. Trust me, friends, this tool is essential to your author business. Watch the video podcast to
In Episode 7 of "Your Story Within Podcast," Special Guest Host Melanie and I discussed branding and the importance of creating Brand YOU! Personal branding sets you apart and helps people get a feel for what to expect from you.
In Episode 6 of "Your Story Within Podcast," we were joined by Special Guest, Kathleen Sweeney from Book Brush where we featured an EXCELLENT tutorial from Kathleen Sweeney on all the incredible features that Book Brush offers to authors. It
In Episode 5 of "Your Story Within Podcast," we were joined by Award-Winning Mystery and Suspense Author, Christy Barritt. Christy has written 112 books and has sold 2.7 million copies. Also, two of her novels are currently optioned by Hollywood.
In Episode 4 of "Your Story Within Podcast," we were joined by Special Guest Host, Melanie Lemus from Vision to Purpose, to discuss the topic of procrastination. Watch the video podcast to learn more about procrastination and how to stop
In Episode 3 of "Your Story Within Podcast," we were joined by Special Guest, Crystal Calhoun from Made to Be Unique, to discuss the importance of presenting a professional image online. Watch the video podcast to learn expert advice from
In Episode 2 of "Your Story Within Podcast," we were joined by our Guest Host Melanie Lemus from Vision to Purpose, to discuss the very important topic of goals. The best goals are designed using the SMART approach. Watch the
Great discussion with Laura Hatcher, a fabulous photographer who shared the importance of having professional pictures to tell your story. Whether you are a professional seeking a new job or a promotion, or an author launching a new book, getting
Author: Tabitha Bouldin Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance Release date: May 31, 2022 Can one captain show her the deep love of the ultimate Captain without falling in love himself? Bree Jamison comes to Sparrow
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