Reedsy and Your Publishing Needs: An Interview with Ricardo Fayet

EPISODE 241I Today’s guest is Ricardo Fayet, one of the founders of Reedsy, a one-stop shop for writers. At Reedsy, authors can find editors, book cover designers, marketers and more to help with the business of publishing a great book. Writers can also use the Reedsy Book Editor, and learn a ton from the blog,…

IngramSpark – Where Books Are Born: An Interview with Ben Hughes

EPISODE 231I Welcome to season one of 2021! We’ll now produce ten episodes every quarter, plus the monthly Encouraging Words episode. With the extra time, we’re able to make some improvements to the show — including a full transcript for each episode. Enjoy! Today’s guest is Ben Hughes, Business Development Manager at IngramSpark. Ben has…

After the First Draft: An Interview with Ally Machate

EPISODE 228I Today’s guest is Ally Machate, professional editor, expert publishing consultant, and founder of The Writer’s Ally. Ally shares the steps on what to do after you finish the first draft. First — put it away! Don’t look at it for at least a week. Then you can come back to it with fresh…

Worldbuilding with Royalty: An Interview with Rachel Hauck

EPISODE 214I Today’s guest is bestselling author Rachel Hauck. Her newest book, To Love a Prince, came out in August and is book one in her new True Blue Royal series. Rachel has 30+ books out, and has taught dozens of writers how to improve their craft. From this perspective, we talk about worldbuilding in…

Moving From the Big Five to Indie: An Interview with Roxanne St Claire

EPISODE 212I Joining us today is bestselling romance author, Roxanne St. Claire. Rocki’s latest book, Man’s Best Friend, releases September 25, 2020, the day after this episode airs. If you like romance and fun and dogs, you’ll love this book! Rocki started her career in traditional publishing, first with Pocket Books at Simon & Schuster,…