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    A R.E.A.L. Authorpreneur, Brian W. Smith

    in Writing

    Brian W. Smith is the award winning, best-selling author of fourteen novels to include: DEADBEAT, Nina’s Got a Secret, and If These Trees Could Talk.


    Brian has been named Male Author of the Year by multiple review organizations: OOSA Reviewers, 2012 and AAMBC 2011; and has been a Featured Author at numerous Literary Events (e.g., National Book Club Conference, National Black Book Festival, etc.). He has shared the stage with such notable NY Times Best Selling Authors as: Walter Mosley, Omar Tyree, Francis Ray, and Kimberla Lawson Roby, just to name a few.


    When Brian is not writing novels, traveling to literary events, and meeting with book clubs nationwide (on average, 20 clubs a year), he serves as an Adjunct Professor of Creative Writing, at a Community College in the Dallas, Texas area. Brian is a native of New Orleans, La., and currently resides in McKinney, Texas.


     


     

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    Deeanne Gist, The Gracious Lady Authorpreneur

    in Writing

    Deeanne Gist has rocketed up the bestseller lists and captured readers everywhere with her very original, very fun historicals.  Add to this four RITA nominations, two consecutive Christy Awards, rave reviews, and a growing loyal fan base, and you’ve got one recipe for success.


    With three-quarters of a million trade books sold, her awards include National Readers’ Choice, Book Buyers’ Best, Golden Quill, Books*A*Million Pick of the Month, Romantic Times Pick of the Month, Award of Excellence, and Laurel Wreath.


    She has a very active online community on her blog, on Facebook, Pinterest, and on her YouTube channel.


    Gist lives in Texas with her husband of thirty-one years and their border collie. They have four grown children.

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    Mike Murphy, The "Love Unfiltered" Authorpreneur

    in Writing

    Michael Murphy is the founder of the Love from Margot foundation in Oakland, California, which he created in 2012 in memory of his wife, Margot, to help those suffering from cancer and other life-threatening diseases. He funds the foundation through his work as president of the Volkswagen of Oakland, his job for the past seventeen years. He is a professional author, blogger, and speaker whose true passion in life is to serve and inspire others to serve. Mike has four beautiful children, and three amazing grandchildren. He loves to spend time with the clients of the foundation, practice bikram yoga, and travel.


    His philosophy is “Be Honest, Fear Nothing, Love Deeply, Laugh Often.”

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    Wade Pearse, A True Marketing Authorpreneur

    in Writing

    Wade Pearse is a founding partner in Author’s Success Guild, creators of the Complete Book Marketing System. The most comprehensive blueprint for book marketing online today. It was borne out of the frustration he and his partners, all authors, experienced trying to promote and sell their books. This program just recently launched.


    Wade Pearse has a diverse skillset that form a potent combination of marketing savvy and the ability to affect dramatic change in peoples’ lives. Having a background in the area of peak performance and personal development he brings that human touch to his years of internet marketing and technical skillset.


    He is a pioneer in the area of golf mental game coaching and is the creator of the Whole Mind Golf mental game coaching course which continues to sell online after 8 years in the market.


    His life is now dedicated to assisting authors in getting their books into the hearts and minds of their desired readers.


    He is actually launching the Complete Book Marketing System today. For more information on how you can participate inthe launch go to http://bit.ly/1DbezDR.


    Wade can be reached at http://authorssuccessguild.com or http://facebook.com/authorssuccessguild.


     

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    Kachelle Kelly, the Boss Women & Men Pray Authorpreneur

    in Writing

    Kachelle Kelly is founder of Kachelle Kelly International, Inc., a small business & empowerment coaching firm. Kachelle utilizes her creativity and candor as she coaches career driven women & men to not only activate their hustle but faith by providing them with innovative ideas, strategies, resources and empowerment to achieve authentic success, profitability, peace and happiness in their business and life. Her coaching clients rave about her ability to not only understand them and their struggles but their businesses; knowing exactly how to be “real” in sharing a step-by-step plan to grow their businesses online and offline. Kachelle empowers others to “Activate Your Hustle”, encouraging them to actively go after their dreams and visions by eliminating distractions; adopting best business practices to be successful.


    Kachelle’s second literary work, Boss Women Pray & Boss Men Pray: 31 Prayers to Increase Your Success & Spirit is a comprehensive prayer guide for entrepreneurs and those in leadership. Boss Women & Men Pray is an international movement seeking to bridge the gap between succeeding in business while nurturing the spirit.


    Kachelle has begun an international “Dream. Pray. Hustle.” movement online as well, encouraging others to go after their dreams by eliminating distractions, adopting a “healthy” hustle and best practices to be successful. Also, she is the creator of the “Activate Your Hustle and Faith with Kachelle Kelly” podcast, sharing weekly tips, empowerment and strategies to build your business and spirit. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes! Boss Men Pray & Boss Women Pray also available on Amazon Kindle & iTunes!


    Kachelle holds a Bachelor in Biblical Counseling from The College of Biblical Studies and a Certification in Christian Counseling. She resides in Pearland, Texas.

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    I Love Authorpreneurs Campaign Featuring Rochelle Carter of Ellechor Media

    in Writing

    Rochelle Carter is the Publisher at Ellechor Media LLC, an award-winning publishing company with three imprints and an online bookstore. As publisher and Authorpreneur Business Consultant, she provides publishing consulting services for various authors, and managing the acquisition and production process for all of her imprints. Through her company, she publishes books with a purpose. Her imprints have published over 40 books in less than three years, 98% of which enjoy 4-star or higher Amazon ratings.


    Carter is also the author of The 7-Step Guide To Authorpreneurship,  Becoming an Author: Your Quick Start Guide to a Successful Book Launch, and Write Success: Inspirational Quotes For The Authorpreneur, three books she created to help authors based on her experiences with publishing and her own authors.

  • 00:31

    Social Media for Authors with Shelley Roth

    in Writing

    President Springboard Social Media


    Social Media Consultant, Speaker, Trainer, Author and Constant Contact Master Certified Local Expert


    Shelley Roth is an entrepreneur and social media trainer, speaker, consultant and author, helping individuals, organizations and teams improve marketing effectiveness and sales results via social media.


    Springboard’s methodologies and services are based on over 25 years of successful business development, sales and educational leadership of individuals, early stage companies, small businesses and Fortune 500 corporations. Shelley’s ability to inspire and empower students, partners, affiliates and clients, is recognized by all those that she works with. Shelley has a B.S. in Education and holds M.Eds.’ in Educational Psychology and Educational Administration.


    Books available on Amazon via www.shelleyroth.com.

  • 00:31

    I Love Authorpreneurs, Featuring Shanedria Wagner

    in Writing

    Shanedria Wagner, M.Ed., a nationally recognized educational consultant and motivational speaker, is a dedicated “edutainer”. She has penned original songs, chants, and workbooks in both English and Spanish to educate and entertain audiences in twenty-five states. During her professional development and student workshops entitled Rap and Read, Grooming Grammar, and Writing: The Inking of Your Thinking, she witnesses the effectiveness of her strategies firsthand as she the bolsters confidence and performance of all who implement them consistently. She holds bachelor’s degrees from Texas A&M University at College Station in French and Speech Communication. Her master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, with emphasis in bilingual education, was earned at the University of Houston. Visit her websites − www.shanwag.com and www.shanwag.info−  for scheduling and learning opportunities. 

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    Write Your Next Book FAST with Rochelle Carter of Ellechor Media

    in Entrepreneur

    Rochelle Carter is the Publisher at Ellechor Media LLC, an award­winning company with three imprints and an online bookstore. She provides premium self­publishing services for authors, and manages the acquisition and production process for her traditional imprints. Carter has received national recognition for her leadership and professional achievements, including the 2014 Stiletto Woman in Business Award for Entrepreneur of the Year and as a finalist in Portland Business Journal’s Forty Under 40.


    As the award­winning and bestselling author of The 7­ Step Guide to Authorpreneurship, Becoming An Author: Your Quick Start Guide to a Successful Book Launch, and Christian Authorpreneurship: Mastering the Business of Publishing, Rochelle Carter is dedicated to creating Independent, Innovative and Iconic 21st Century authors.


    Find out more at www.ellechormedia.com and GET HER SPECIAL OFFER at www.brandyourexpertisewithabook.com

  • 00:32

    Red & Black, Authorpreneurial Sisters Who Are Making a Difference

    in Writing

    They say truth is sometimes stranger than fiction.* Not sure we want to admit to being strange, but we'll admit to being different. But then, most sisters are. However, our relationship and differences may be little more extreme because Black is a little more extreme. Let us briefly introduce ourselves: Red, the younger sister, is a redhead who took the path of being a stay-at-home mother and wife. Black, the older sister, is a brunette who personified the role of the professional career woman in the male-dominated oil and gas industry until she decided to semi-retire and be the wife of a highly financially successful man. Red is the warm and fuzzy sister, while Black is the ultimate pragmatic. We hope our differences will help you see the important issues in your life with new perspective – maybe from the other side of the fence, or as the devil's advocate – or perhaps you'll empathize with Red or with Black. Most importantly, we hope we can help you clarify what matters to you, rather than worrying about what matters to anybody else. - See more at: http://www.redandblackbooks.com


    Calling all authors to join the I Love Authorpreneurs Lovefest! Signup @ http://bit.ly/1FQOeMa TODAY! #authors #FREE

  • 00:32

    W. Terry Whalin, "Billy Graham, A Biography of America's Greatest Evangelist"

    in Writing

    W. Terry Whalin has always been fascinated with stories about people and their lives.  As a youth, he read many biographies and later he wrote stories as a journalist.  Terry has profiled more than 150 bestselling authors in more than fifty magazines including Christianity Today and Writers Digest.  Terry is the author of more than sixty books including biographies of Chuck Colson, John Perkins, Sojourner Truth, Billy Sunday, Samuel Morris, and Luis Palau.  An acquisitions editor at Morgan James Publishing, Terry and his wife Christine live in Colorado,  His website is www.terrywhalin.com and his book website is www.BillyGrahamBio.com.

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