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  • 00:45

    Traditional vs. Self vs. Hybrid Publishing Part 1

    in Writing

    The question every writer faces in the modern world of publishing is if they should choose to try to be traditionally published, self-published or a hybrid. It is not an easy decision and can shape your career as a writer. This debate, which has raged and simmered for years has been fanned into an inferno of dueling blogs around the question: Has the publishing world now been divided into a “caste system.” Follow along as the Write Pack feels their way through this maze.


    The following blog posts are for reference.


    The blog that fanned the flames: The New Class System  http://writerunboxed.com/2014/02/05/the-new-class-system/


    My Amazon bestseller made me nothing: http://www.salon.com/2013/03/15/hey_amazon_wheres_my_money/


    Author Earnings Data Supports DBW Findings | Digital Book World: http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2014/author-earnings-data-supports-dbw-findings/


    The 50k Report – Author Earnings: http://authorearnings.com/reports/the-50k-report/


    Book Sales: Running the Number:  http://stlsinc.blogspot.com/2014/02/book-sales-running-numbers.html


    Hugh Howey and the Indie Author Revolt: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/content-and-e-books/article/61116-hugh-howey-and-the-indie-author-revolt.html?et_mid=661161&rid=240749728 (Note you need a subscription to the magazine to see this---so if you don’t have one, check out your local library. Many subscribe to Publishers Weekly)


    Music: Paperback Writer by the Beatles. All rights remain with them.


     

  • 00:50

    Traditional vs. Self vs. Hybrid Publishing Part 2

    in Writing

    The question every writer faces in the modern world of publishing is if they should choose to try to be traditionally published, self-published or a hybrid. It is not an easy decision and can shape your career as a writer. This debate, which has raged and simmered for years has been fanned into an inferno of dueling blogs around the question: Has the publishing world now been divided into a “caste system.” Follow along as the Write Pack feels their way through this maze.


    The following blog posts are for reference.


    The blog that fanned the flames: The New Class System  http://writerunboxed.com/2014/02/05/the-new-class-system/


    My Amazon bestseller made me nothing: http://www.salon.com/2013/03/15/hey_amazon_wheres_my_money/


    Author Earnings Data Supports DBW Findings | Digital Book World: http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2014/author-earnings-data-supports-dbw-findings/


    The 50k Report – Author Earnings: http://authorearnings.com/reports/the-50k-report/


    Book Sales: Running the Number:  http://stlsinc.blogspot.com/2014/02/book-sales-running-numbers.html


    Hugh Howey and the Indie Author Revolt: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/content-and-e-books/article/61116-hugh-howey-and-the-indie-author-revolt.html?et_mid=661161&rid=240749728 (Note you need a subscription to the magazine to see this---so if you don’t have one, check out your local library. Many subscribe to Publishers Weekly)


    Music: Paperback Writer by the Beatles. All rights remain with them.

  • 02:00

    Producer Pompey, CEO Dashayne Walker, Writer Andrea Laurie, Poet M$ Hybrid

    in Culture

    Join TUR Radio tonight starting at 6pst/8cst/9est May 25th as we have Producer Pompey with Pompey Productions in the studio at 6pst/9cst/10est as he talks about his music background.  CEO of Day to Care DaShayne Walker will join us at 630pst/830cst/930est to talk about her amazing program she has for children.  Contributing Writer Andrea Laurie will join us at 7pst/9cst/10est to talk about her article on Women in the workplace and last but not least the amazing and poetic spoken word artist M$ Hybrid will be in the studio to talk about her life as a poet and let us hear some of her work!  Make sure to tune in!

  • 00:29

    What Every Author Needs to Know About Protecting Their Own Book

    in Business

    GET WRITING! With Karen Rowe


    What Every Author Needs to Know About Protecting Their Own Book


    My Guest this Tuesday is Stephen Lesavich, PhD, JD.  Stephen is an entrepreneur, a technology expert, an intellectual property attorney and an award-winning author.  He is the founder of the Lesavich High-Tech Law Group and Coconut Avenue, Inc., book publishers.  Stephen has a PhD in computer science and worked professionally as a software engineer. He is the co-author of the award-winning book, The Plastic Effect:  How Urban Legends Influence the Use and Misuse of Credit Cards.  This book received an Independent Publisher award, a gold medal, judged the best new book in the finance/budgeting category.


    Stephen is also a intellectual property attorney, award-winning author and founder and CEO of Coconut Avenue, Inc., book publishers, for a fascinating discussion about what every author needs to know about intellectual property, but was afraid to ask.


    Log onto www.blogtalkradio.com/Jim-Nemley on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 7:00pm EST.  Its' Time To Get Writing!  With Karen Rowe.

  • 01:31

    Art Harris, Suzi Parker, SJ Dunn On Sexual Predators, Vigilantes, & The Fallout

    in Pop Culture

    News stories of pedophilia create near daily outrage. Whether high profile offenders like Josh Duggar or the quiet guy next door the stories shock and sicken. Conversations from the water cooler to the bars range from revulsion to 'here's what I'd do,' which infers vigilatism.


    Two time Emmy winning journalist and producer Art Harris has reported on and written about many such cases. A veteran journalist, he created The Bald Truth, a popular news blog with attitude that counts well over a million page views its first year, and draws on Art’s three decades covering celebrity, politics, war, true crime, pop culture and Hollywood. It’s scoops are often featured and linked at ETonline, Huff Po, People.com, New York Post’s Page Six, CelebTV.com and others.


    Josh Duggar, Mike Huckabee & the Complicated Relationship the South Has with Sin & Denial is the title of a recent post in The Broad Side by journalist & author Suzi Parker. Parker writes for The Daily Beast, The Economist, and The Christian Science Monitor and others. .


    Author & publisher SJ Dunn's shock and horror at learning of the childhood sexual abuse of a friend prompted her to write her novel about three women who are adult survivors of child sexual abuse.  In ANGRY ENOUGH TO KILL what begins as a 'what if' conversation one night over wine becomes a plan to stalk and kill a predator.

  • 01:03

    Inspiring Christian Fiction with Buck Storm & Karen Prough on Speak UP!

    in Christianity

    Join us this week on Christian Devotions SPEAK UP! as Scott interviews two Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas authors, Buck Storm and Karen Campbell Prough.


    Buck Storm grew up in Yuma, Arizona—a true son of the American Southwest. He's marked time as a commercial diver, fisherman, sailor, and musician. As a singer/songwriter and purveyor of tales, he's bounced around the planet with a guitar and a pocketful of stories and has made friends in venues across the country. Whether lyrics or prose, Buck writes about this mixed-up, out of control, beautiful cacophony we call humanity. Buck and his wife Michelle have a happy love story, a hideout in North Idaho, and two wonderful children. The Miracle Man is his first novel.


    Karen Campbell Prough grew up with a love for old books and steadfast characters. She spent some of her childhood entertaining younger brothers with short stories created by a wild imagination. She and her husband Edward have often camped in the Georgia Mountains, and there she placed the characters of her first book, The Girl Called Ella Dessa.

  • 01:53

    La Literati welcomes writer Jim Landwehr

    in Books

    Jim was born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota. In 2005, he took a class called Writing From Your Life, which focused on creative nonfiction. The class rekindled his love for writing. In 2009, he enrolled in AllWriters' Workplace and Workshop which provided a peer critique group that encouraged and stretched him as a writer.


    Jim loves outdoor sports. It was his love of camping in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota that led him to write a memoir about trips he took to the area in the late '80's. The book was published by eLectio Publishing in June of 2014. 


    Jim's poetry collection, Written Life, was recently accepted for publication by eLectio Publishing and will be released on 3/31/2015. More information about his upcoming book release events can be found on his Events page.


    Jim graduated from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and Anthropology. He has been employed in mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for over 25 years. He works as a GIS Analyst for Waukesha County in the Parks and Land Use Department.

  • 01:11

    Writestream Tuesday: Dead End Date with Caroline Shearer

    in Books

    Tune in to Writestream on Tuesday, May 26 at 1 p.m. Eastern when Daria Anne welcomes Caroline Shearer to talk about her novel, Dead End Date:


    Caroline A. Shearer is the founder of Absolute Love Publishing, which was born out of a mission to create and publish projects promoting goodness in the world. Known as a fresh, distinctive, spiritual voice, Caroline’s visionary leadership is uplifting, gently blending love and inspiration. She is regularly featured as a luminary in print, broadcast, and online media, offering guidance and sharing positive stories of her personal spiritual journey toward a more abundant, joyful, and light-filled life. Intuitively guided, Caroline has a remarkable ability to unite others along a path of progressing and celebrating the experience of humanity.


    A bestselling author, Caroline's popular books include, "Dead End Date," the first book in the Adventures of a Lightworker metaphysical mystery series; "Love Like God: Embracing Unconditional Love;" "Love Like God Companion Book;" "Raise Your Financial Vibration: Tips and Tools to Embrace Your Infinite Spiritual Abundance," a min-e-book™; "Raise Your Verbal Vibration: Create the Life You Want with Law of Attraction Language," a min-e-book™; "Raise Your Vibration: Tips and Tools for a High-Frequency Life," a min-e-book™; "Where Is the Gift? Discovering the Blessing in Every Situation," a min-e-book™; and "Women Will Save the World."


    During the show, host and guest welcome your calls at (347) 945-7246.


     

  • 00:33

    Marketing Pulpit - Charlotte (MPI-NC)

    in Marketing

    Tune in to Sharon Bennett, host of The Marketing Pulpit Radio Show, which airs each Tuesday at 10:30AM (EST). Today Sharon continues the series, "Effective Leadership: Building Your Team", with Therapist Ira Lake, Founder of Imtasik Family Counseling Services and Consultant Anthony Herring, CEO of HCFG Solutions.


     


    The Marketing Pulpit Radio Show is the creation of expert marketer, Robert Gatewood MBA, president of Gatewood Marketing.



    The show’s mission is to build strong businesses in the community in order to put people to work.
    The show provides crucial knowledge in the areas of sales, branding, pricing, media buying, Internet, social media, music, entertainment, franchising, networking, event planning, accounting, business development, workforce development, industry trends, business news and more.
    The show offers sponsorships, advertising, membership opportunities, and a robust website for its listeners and visitors.

  • 00:31

    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

  • 00:34

    INlightenUP! Welcomes Rev.Dr.Laura George Producer BTNW.Org & The Peace Pentagon

    in Motivation

    Rev. Laura M. George, J.D., is a Virginia-based author, attorney, teacher, and spiritual seeker. In 2004, she founded The Oracle Institute, an educational charity, which serves as an “Advocate for Peace and a Vanguard for Conscious Evolution.” Oracle operates an award-winning publishing house, a multi-faith spirituality school, and a peacebuilding practice. Oracle’s icon is the Pentacle, which represents the emerging Fifth Spiritual Paradigm and the potential for unity among the five major religions (Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam). Oracle’s formal mission statement is Thomas Jefferson’s Act for Religious Freedom.


    Oracle studies “religiosity” in America and throughout the world, and Laura often writes about the “Trickle-Down Deity Theory,” which posits that mankind’s view of the Godhead necessarily defines all cultural experience. Recently, Oracle launched a full-spectrum micro-community called the “Valley of Light,” which is based on Barbara Marx Hubbard’s “Wheel of Co-Creation” and the most successful community on the planet – The Federation of Damanhur. Currently, Laura is overseeing construction of the “Peace Pentagon,” Oracle’s new headquarters and the heart of the Valley of Light community. Laura also is the author of Oracle’s award-winning foundational trilogy: The Truth: About the Five Primary Religions (2006); The Love: Of the Fifth Spiritual Paradigm (2010); and The Light: And the New Human (due 2016).


            The Oracle Institute * 88 Oracle Way * Independence, Virginia 24348 * 276-773-3308


             www.TheOracleInstitute.org * Laura@TheOracleInstitute.org

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