Mental Fitness for the New Year: An Interview with Olivia Bowser

EPISODE 281I Today’s guest is Olivia Bowser, founder and CEO of Liberate, the first mental fitness studio. Liv explains to us how Liberate began and what it offers to help people develop and maintain mental wellness. The great thing about Liberate is that they work with both individuals and companies, in person and online. Check…

First Things First: An Encouraging Words Episode

EPISODE 278E In this month’s Encouraging Words episode, I talk about how I’ve been looking at Susan May Warren’s Values-Based Planning from episode 276 to decide on my priorities for 2022. After struggling with the idea that I don’t want to stop doing things I love and am good at, I finally decided that I…

Writing Even with a Demanding Career: An Interview with Amy S Peele

EPISODE 277I Today’s guest is mystery writer Amy S. Peele talking to us about writing her medical murder mysteries, Cut and Match. Amy tells us the advice that mystery writer Michael Connelly gave her that moved her career forward, and she shares with us her journey — and tips! — as she began writing while…

Values Planning in 2022: An Interview with Susan May Warren

EPISODE 276I ´╗┐Bestselling author Susan May Warren joins us again to help writers and other creatives understand how to plan a new year of accomplishments in a way that works best for each one of us, individually. She tells us how she developed My Brilliant Writing Planner and explains the many ways we can use…

Reuse and Recycle: An Interview with Natalie Walters

EPISODE 275I Author Natalie Walters returns to the show today to talk about how she finds ways to use some of the material that ends up being cut from a book, or reuse characters she created that never ended up in a published book. Natalie’s new book, Lights Out, is a romantic suspense novel about…