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  • 02:02

    That's Novel Interviews Ellie Keys and Jen Cousineau/SL Schiefer

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    Ellie Keys: Author of contemporary romance, paranormal romance and mystery. She spends a great deal of her time lending her unrelenting pen to the voices that have taken over her mind. The characters that readers will find in her works have a demanding nature. Ellie is thrilled to be able to share the stories from the wealth of works that she has created. 

    You can find her on Amazon at: http://amzn.to/1R2jgb9


    Jen Cousineau: Wisconsinite. Romance Author. ItWorks distributor. Mother to twins. Wife. Adventurist wannabe. Fitness enthusiast. Foodie. Hunter. Dreamer. Coffee and Chapstick addict.

    You can find her on Amazon at: http://amzn.to/1R2ji2O


    SL Schiefer: Ohio native. Loves Ohio State Buckeye football and Cleveland Indians baseball. Mother of two little boys. Wife. Romance author. Coffee and Dr. Pepper addict. Hair stylist in the real life,

    You can find her on Amazon at: http://amzn.to/1Sgx9AV


  • 02:00

    That's Novel Interviews Authors M. Never and Willow Aster

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    M. Never resides in New York City. When she's not researching ways to tie up her characters in compromising positions, you can usually find her at the gym kicking the crap out of a punching bag, or eating at some new trendy restaurant.
    She has a dependence on sushi and a fetish for boots. Fall is her favorite season. She is surrounded by family and friends she wouldn't trade for the world and is a little in love with her readers. The more the merrier. So make sure to say hi!  www.mneverauthor.com

    You can find her on Amazon at: http://amzn.to/1MhNYdc


    Willow loves nothing more than writing the day away--anywhere will do. Her husband and two children graciously put up with her endless daydreaming; otherwise, the writing would never get done. She's also an avid reader, and has been known to walk, cook, and clean with her nose in a book. She's lived in Texas, Tennessee, Indiana, and California, but Minnesota has captured her now and doesn't seem to be letting go. Although shy, this lifelong writer and artist is convinced that the best part of this career for her is meeting and connecting with readers, authors, and all of those in this community of lovers of words. www.willowaster.com

    You can find her on Amazon at: http://amzn.to/1MhO3NX

  • 00:27

    Writing A Debut Best-Selling Novel with Yangsze Choo & Crystal-Lee Quibell

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    Crystal-Lee Quibell speaks with author, Yangsze Choo on how her debut novel, The Ghost Bride, became a NYT best seller.

    Malaysian author Yangsze Choo’s 2013 debut novel, The Ghost Bride, was Oprah.com’s Book of the Week and a New York Times bestseller. Set in 1890s colonial Malaya and the elaborate Chinese afterlife, with its ghost cities and burned paper offerings, it’s about a young Chinese woman who receives a marriage proposal from a dead man. After graduating from Harvard University, she worked in various corporate jobs and carried a briefcase before writing her first novel. Yangsze eats and reads too much and can often be found doing both at her blog http://yschoo.com

    Crystal-Lee Quibell is an aspiring writer and book coach with a particular love for memoir. She is a champion for the written word and an obsessive book collector with a serious case of wanderlust. A self-described mermaid and witchy woman for life. Follow her travels and book publishing journey by visiting Crystal-Lee at www.crystalleequibell.com

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  • 02:16

    That's Novel Interviews Authors Melanie Harlow and Melissa West

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    Melanie Harlow likes her martinis dry, her heels high, and her history with the naughty bits left in. When she's not reading good books, she gets her kicks from TV series like Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Masters of Sex, Deadwood, Mad Men, and Downtown Abbey (although she wishes it were more HBO and less PBS).

    Melanie is the author of the FRENCHED contemporary romance series (FRENCHED, YANKED, FORKED, FLOORED) and the sexy historical series SPEAK EASY (SPEAK EASY, SPEAK LOW), set in the 1920s.

    She lifts her glass to romance readers and writers from her home near Detroit, MI, where she lives with her husband and two daughters.

    You can find her on Amazon at: http://amzn.to/1HCBLvx


    Melissa West writes heartfelt Southern romance and YA sci-fi romance, all with lots of kissing. Because who doesn't like kissing?. She lives outside of Atlanta, GA with her husband and two daughters and spends most of her time writing, reading, or fueling her coffee addiction.

    You can find her on Amazon at: http://amzn.to/1QdTvFm

  • 02:06

    That's Novel Interviews Authors S.L. Jennings and Mandi Beck

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    S.L. Jennings is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling author of contemporary and paranormal romance, reality TV junkie, obsessive coffee drinker and collector of crazy.

    Find her on Amazon at: 



    Mandi Beck has been an avid reader all of her life. A deep love for books always had her jotting down little stories on napkins, notebooks, and her hand. As an adult she was further submerged into the book world through book clubs and the epicness of social media. It was then that she graduated to writing her stories on her phone and then finally on a proper computer.
    A nursing student, mother to two rambunctious and somewhat rotten boys, and stepmom to two great girls away at college, she shares her time with her husband in Chicago where she was born and raised. Mandi is a diehard hockey fan and blames the Blackhawks when her deadlines are not met.
    She is currently working on the next in the series along with trying to keep up with whatever other voices are clamoring for attention in her mind.

    Find her on Amazon at: 


  • 02:02

    That's Novel interviews Authors Sarah Robinson & Scarlett Metal

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    Sarah Robinson on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1ZQOQg3  Aside from being a Top 10 Barnes & Noble and Amazon Bestseller, Sarah Robinson is a native of the Washington, DC area and has both her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in criminal psychology. She is newly married to a local police officer, Justin, who is just as much of an animal rescue enthusiasts as she is. Together, they own a zoo of rescues including everything from mammals to reptiles to marsupials, as well as volunteering and fostering for multiple animal shelters.

    Sarah Robinson is represented by Nicole Resciniti of The Seymour Agency, and is currently contracted for two full length contemporary romance series, and one standalone, with Penguin Random House's Loveswept imprint. She is also in talks regarding venturing into women's fiction in the future. Any questions should be directed to booksbysarahrobinson@gmail.com.

    Scarlett Metal on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1ZQP9HF Scarlett lives in the Midwest with her family. When she's not busy writing steamy stories, she can be found reading, camping, or looking for an adventure. She loves Diet Coke, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, and 80's hair bands. You can find more at http://scarlettmetalauthor.com.

  • 01:59

    That's Novel! Interviews Authors AJ Harmon & A.M. Willard

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    AJ Harmon on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1k3zLXM "I just write about what I like to read as a romance novel enthusiast myself," stated Harmon in a press release. It must be working as readers from around the world have downloaded thousands and thousands of her books and left rave reviews across the internet. 

    AJ Harmon's 'First Class' romance series is available in paperback on Amazon and for digital eBook download from the Kindle store. She has released nine of the books in this series of contemporary love stories, including a boxed set that includes a bonus novella and has been ranked #1 in Top-rated Collections. Sky Romance Novels currently has three books available for purchase, San Diego and Las Vegas, and Chicago. AJ also has standalone novels and novellas available for her readers.

    You can follow AJ Harmon on her website, www.ajharmon.com, GoodReads, Facebook, www.facebook.com/authorAJHarmon, Twitter @1stClassNovels, and YouTube.

    A.M. Willard on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1jeTK5D A.M. Willard is a true believer of soul mates, and happy ever afters. She enjoys reading, sailing, and of course writing contemporary romance with some saucy scenes. Releasing her first novella of the One Night Series on April 12, 2014 has sent her on a new journey in life. 

    You can connect with A.M. Willard on her website at www.amwillard.com or subscribe to her newsletter for the latest releases, teasers, and sale alerts: http://eepurl.com/bb-Cd1

  • 02:16

    That's Novel Interviews Geneva Lee and Sierra Simone

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    Stephanie will be chatting with authors Geneva Lee and Sierra Simone about their novels.

    Geneva Lee prefers fantasy to reality, especially fantasies involving powerful, dangerous, and sexy men. You can find her devouring a good romance while avoiding the laundry and the children. She lives in Kansas City with her family.

    Geneva on Amazon:  http://amzn.to/1XxMLn5

    Sierra Simone is a USA Today Bestselling former librarian (who spent too much time reading romance novels at the information desk.) She lives with her husband and family in Kansas City. 

    Sierra on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1kPbZ2f

  • January Joness-National Novel Writing Month with Connie Cockrelll

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    National Novel Writing Month

    Meet authors Connie Cockrell and J. A. Marlow promoting this amazing contest and sharning their writing careers.

    Connie is going to be at the VETFest in Avondale AZ on November 14th. This is held by the Historic Avondale Merchants association as part of the 2nd Saturday Avondale Art shows held every month. 

    J.A. Marlow writes across many genres, including science fiction, young adult, romance, contemporary, and others. 


    Meet: Connie Cockrell ccockrellauthor@gmail.com

    Connie began writing in response to a challenge from her daughter in October 2011 and has been hooked ever since. Her books run the gamut from SciFi and Fantasy to Contemporary to Halloween and Christmas stories. 

    Connie's published two novels, The Gulliver Station series, three collections of short stories and has been included in three different anthologies. Her newest book Lost Rainbows follows Shamus O'Malley on a quest to recover the Leprechaun Kingdom's magic rainbows and gold before the rainbows are lost forever.

  • 02:01

    That's Novel interviews Authors Samantha Chase & Tawdra Kandle

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    Samantha Chase on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1Lm5sl7 New York Times and USA Today Bestseller/contemporary romance writer Samantha Chase released her debut novel, Jordan's Return, in November 2011. Although she waited until she was in her 40's to publish for the first time, writing has been a lifelong passion. Her motivation to take that step was her students: teaching creative writing to elementary age students all the way up through high school and encouraging those students to follow their writing dreams gave Samantha the confidence to take that step as well. 

    When she's not working on a new story, she spends her time reading contemporary romances, playing way too many games of Scrabble or Solitaire on Facebook and spending time with her husband of 25 years and their two sons in North Carolina.

    Tawdra Kandle on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1OY5beN Tawdra Kandle writes romance, in just about all its forms. She loves unlikely pairings, strong women, sexy guys, hot love scenes and just enough conflict to make it interesting. Her books run from YA paranormal romance (THE KING SERIES), through NA paranormal and contemporary romance (THE SERENDIPITY DUET, PERFECT DISH DUO, THE ONE TRILOGY) to adult contemporary and paramystery romance (CRYSTAL COVE BOOKS and RECIPE FOR DEATH SERIES). She lives in central Florida with a husband, kids, sweet pup and too many cats. And yeah, she rocks purple hair.


  • 00:30

    The Secrets Of Writing Great Content- Fast

    in Business

    Your content is your livelihood.

    So whether you're using your content to pull in traffic or you're selling content to fill up your bank account with cash, your business depends on your ability to create a lot of great content.


    Create a Good Outline

    If you start with a good outline, then you'll stay focused because you know exactly what you need to write about. And this focus will help you write more quickly.
    2) Use Speech-to-Text Technology
    This as been a true life saver for so many of my private high-end clients that have great stories to tell and content to share, but just can't get started sometimes.

    Get a good microphone. Your software will work better if your words sound clear as you say them into your microphone. If you prefer, you can get a headset microphone for convenience.
    Train the software. Yes, you will need to spend some time
    training the software to recognize the way you speak (your
    voice, accent, etc). So while this does take some time upfront, in the long run you'll save time once you've gone through all the training with the software.

    3) Write Fast Without Editing
    One reason that people often can't write very fast is because they stop and edit nearly every sentence as the go.

    However, while editing is necessary, it's something you should do AFTER you've created the piece (not during the writing process).


    People who should listen to this show are entrepreneurs,  career coaches