In this episode, Lindsay and discuss where we are both currently at in our writing/publishing process. We talk about our mom, her kids, my work…and oh yeah, a bunch of writing stuff.
In this episode, I talk about the mistake I made just before I sent my first newsletter out and now that I got my Book back from my editor, what my plans are. But more importantly, I introduce a new co-host to the podcast!
Is this week’s episode, I’ll pretend it’s June 11th. Okay, I won’t actually pretend it, I’ll just say it in the open. Actually it’s June 9th. I’ll also talk about the five key things on my mind as I move toward publishing my first novel.
In this weeks podcast, I’ll talk about why my short story is becoming a novella, why I didn’t do a preorder and why I didn’t sent out a mailing list. Apparently I’m just a big fat liar to you people!
Apparently that was episode 30 and I kept calling it episode 29! Whoopsie! In this episode I update you on where I am with my short story…did I actually decide to pants it? I also talk about my first book and a few more edits that I made. And finally, I compare editing with going … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 30 – You can talk, you can talk
On this week’s episode I’ll talk about what it’s like to finally finish my book. I’ll also take you through the laundry list of things I have to do in the next seven weeks to prepare for the release…and spoiler alert, it’s a lot! Here are links to some of the things I mentioned in … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 29 – fin
In this podcast, I’ll update you on my travel week and how the editing went. I didn’t get finished like I’d hope but I’m a lot closer. I’ll talk about the things I have to do before I release my book and how much I have to do in such a small amount of time. … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 28 – Suckin’ Dolphin Snout
Howdy all, in this episode I’ll talk about where I am right now with Book 1, my plotting of my first short story and why I like the trips to Nebraska. This is a link to the Smashwords Podcast with Mark Coker I referenced https://www.smashwords.com/podcast
On this week’s podcast, I’ll update you with where I am in the process of getting Book 1 out there. I have an editor! and a Deadline! I’ll also talk through what I want to do as I’m getting closer to the book 1 release date.
In this episode, I talk about how I did last week, my research on how I’m going to release my book and the editors I talked to (yay!). I also talk about my work trip and how Nebraska filled me up. Although I did say I would talk about my food and I didn’t! So … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 25 – I’m full
This week I’ll talk about where I am in regards to book one. I did more Scotland planning. I introduced a new segment and brought back an old one!
In this week’s podcast, I’ll attempt to explain to you how I’m defining my editing process. I’ll also talk about my attempts to gain more mailing list subscribers and I’ll go over my quarter one and quarter two goals.
In this week’s podcast I really feel like I just rambled my way through, but to be honest, that’s how this week is going to be. Lots of stuff going on including my work life, my author life and my uhh…well, I don’t have a third but those two are going to take up most … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 22 – A mumbling mess
This week you’ll hear my excitement as I had my best writing week of all time. I am close people…so close. I’ll talk about all the chapters I worked on this week, the preparation I’m doing as I get close to publishing and why I am excited about tonight (Sunday night)
On this week’s podcast, I’ll catch you up on some of the things I did during my two week podcast hiatus. I talk about why I’m doing this for the new listeners and where my book is…it’s getting close people! Check out Paul’s podcast: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/ Create If Writing Podcast #142 https://createifwriting.com/how-to-use-paid-promotions-book-launch/ Kindlepreneur’s giant list of … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 20 – Trimming the Fat
This week I’ll recap my trip, tell a funny story about dinner and french fries and talk about computer programming. Also, there’s some writing stuff thrown in there too. Here’s a picture of what it looks like when my MomEditor rips apart my google doc. Also, here’s a couple pictures of the death steps from … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 19 – Can I Get a Side of Fries With That?
In this week’s podcast I talk about descriptions, descriptions and more descriptions…and how I’m still not good at them. And my upcoming week is gonna be different.
Stats Book 1 Words: 102,998 Weight: 195.2 (started on January 8th at 208 pounds) In this episode I talk about all my successes this week…cause it was a good one! I’m skinnier, I owe less money to creditors and my book is that much closer to being finished! And finally, here’s a 48 second clip … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 17 – Successes abound!
Stats Book 1 Words: 101,364 Weight: 198.2 (started at 208) Bowling Scores: 153, 174, 212 In this episode I talk about how someone told me write something in reverse and how it’s my favorite piece of advice so far. Also, I’m going to Scotland! And it’s time to start researching the publishing side of this … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 16 – Writing in Reverse
In this podcast, I’ll update you on my Book 1 progress, my weight loss progress and my ability to write instead of watching football (no, not the super bowl, I’ll be knuckles deep in buffalo wings and coke zero later tonight) I’ll also talk to about you writer’s block and why I don’t believe in … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 15 – Writers Block is My Fiction
This week I’ll talk about how I changed the order of a couple chapters and I talk about how I changed my marketing/launch plan. One thing I didn’t mention…the AAF, aka a new football league starts on Feburary 9th. I love football but I vow to not let this interfere with my writing!
It’s a short podcast this week as I talk about last week and some changes I made to my story based on how I’m writing it and how I’m marketing it. If you’re wondering why I’m sore this morning and why I talk so much about my debt repayment plan, it’s because I woke up … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 13 – Getting Caught Up
In this episode, I’ll talk about discovering a laziness about myself that I realize existed…and how I HAVE to fix it. I also look at my 2019 goals and how I’m doing in getting this finished…just two weeks into the year!
In this episode I’ll talk about what I did during a whole week off my full time job to see what it was like to write all week. I also talk about what I’m going to do in the first quarter and this week.
In this episode I will go over my 2019 Goals/Plans. There are a lot of them and I’m not sure if I’ve created too many or what but they are out there. I also talk about football cards.
In this episode I talk about the disaster that was last week! I take you through my version of the story grid and how it helped me edit for the first time. And finally, you get to hear one of the reasons I was a terrible college student. My story grid columns: Chapter Word Count … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 9 – It Was a Disaster!
In episode 8, I talk about something that happened at my writer’s club on Thursday that started a chain reaction that lasted the whole weekend. Over/Under on how many times I say “crap” or some variation of it is 4.5 (here’s a hint: take the over!) Here’s the page I talked about when it comes … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 8 – An Emergency Chapendectomy!
In this episode, I’ll go over what I did last week, where I stand on KU vs. Wide (again…but it’s changed) and I share my favorite part of the writing process. I’ll also talk about my dreams of having women throw their underwear at me (how’s that for click bait!)
On this week’s podcast I’ll explain how my word count went up 6 times more than it did last week and why I’m so excited about. I talk more about the KU vs Wide struggle I’m having in my brain. I’ll ramble about why the next two chapters in my book may be cut completely … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 6
I didn’t have any new revelations this time but I did have a few things rolling around in my head that I wanted to talk about. I also gave an update on how much I wrote last week and what my schedule looks like for this week. Thanks again to Paul Teague for mentioning me … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 5
In this episode I go in depth into my future plans and not all of it is book related. I’ll talk about my personal finances and how they fit into my Rapid Release plans. I also ask my listeners to insult me. Here are the links to the resources I plan on using as I … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 4
In this episode, I talk about my trip to the 20 Books Vegas conference, my big revelation (I literally work this out in my head as I talk here…so be ready for some rambling) and I’ll give you another “Mom’s editing comment of the week”
In this episode, I’ll tell you why it’s been two weeks (in this weekly podcast) since I last recorded. I’ll let you know why my “editor” called me immature and lazy. And I’ll ramble on about where I am in the process of writing and if the first book in my series will be out … Read moreNew Author Podcast – Episode 2
In this episode, I introduce myself to you, give you a little background about myself and my writing and give you an idea of how each podcast will go.