PublishHer Podcast
For all the writers out there - we're talking all routes to publishing, book launches, book marketing, tips, tools, and resources to write, publish, and sell your book. Self-publishing, hybrid publishing, and traditional publishing. Author interviews and industry experts. Hosted by Alexa Bigwarfe of the Women in Publishing Summit.
{Ep. 22} The importance of knowing your ideal reader to properly market your book
April 15, 2021 • 34 MIN
Finding your ideal reader is key to unlocking your ability to market well. But how do you know who that ideal reader is? And how do you learn how to effectively market your book to them?
{Ep. 21} The Importance of Considering Your Health - for Writers with Joanna Penn
April 7, 2021 • 55 MIN
Your health is important as a writer. I talk to Joanna Penn about why she's started talking more about health for writers, and how we all need to consider our mental and physical health on our journey as author entrepreneurs.
{ep. 20} Diversity in Publishing: a Transgender perspective with Nathan Caro Frechette
March 31, 2021 • 36 MIN
It's the end of Women's history month. We've been talking a lot about marginalized voices and making sure they are heard. This is a fantastic view into the importance of transgender voices as part of this discussion. Thank you to special guest, Nathan Carol Frechette.
{ep. 19} From Blog to Book & more with Nina Amir
March 18, 2021 • 42 MIN
Tips for authors, plus why having a marketable idea is the most important thing, how to go from blog to book, and much more with Nina Amir.
{ep. 18} Changes in the Publishing Industry with Jane Friedman
March 10, 2021 • 46 MIN
Alexa Bigwarfe interviews Jane Friedman about the changes in the publishing industry in the digital age and how this impacts authors.
{ep. 17} Gaining Media Exposure with Christina Nicholson
February 24, 2021 • 39 MIN
Looking to gain media exposure so you can grow your audience and market your book? Christina Nicholson, aka the Media Maven, has all the tips!
{ep. 16} Let's talk about editing!
February 17, 2021 • 63 MIN
In this session, previously recorded for the 2018 Women in Publishing Summit, we're talking about the different types of editing, working with an editor, things you should know about getting your book edited. Special Guest panel" Stacey Aaronson, Liz Thompson, Jenny Kanevsky, Jodi Brandon, Dakota Nyght
{ep. 15} Hitting the NY Times Best Seller List with AK Turner
February 10, 2021 • 29 MIN
You can still hit the NY Times Best Seller list, even if it takes a year or two. AK Turner shares her journey of publishing and how she hit the list.
{ep. 14} Diversity in Publishing - E. Danielle Butler, children's book author & publisher
February 3, 2021 • 51 MIN
The importance of diversity and representation in publishing with author and publisher, E. Danielle Butler.
{ep. 13} How to Write Great Characters with Eileen Cook
January 27, 2021 • 41 MIN
If you're writing fiction and you want to make sure you have characters that your readers will love (or love to hate), you want to catch this episode - writing great characters!
{ep. 12} The Power of Conversation w/ Desiree Peterkin Bell
January 20, 2021 • 45 MIN
On this historic day of the first woman elected into the white house, I share an important interview with Desiree Peterkin Bell about the importance of conversation to open your mind to those are different from you.
{ep. 11} Faking it til you make it
January 16, 2021 • 32 MIN
Sometimes an imperfect action is better than no action at all.
{ep. 10} Lucy Hay - screenwriting for novelists & noir fiction
January 13, 2021 • 52 MIN
Lucy Hay, in her interview for the women in publishing summit, shares about screenwriting for novelists as well as writing noir fiction.
Ep. 9 Dave Chesson - Kindlepreneur
January 6, 2021 • 48 MIN
Dave Chesson of Kindlepreneur and Publisher Rocket.
Why your voice matters {ep 8}
December 31, 2020 • 23 MIN
In a crazy wild world, your voice truly matters.
Publishing Children's Books with Maria Dismondy {ep. 7}
December 30, 2020 • 29 MIN
What you need to know if you want to publish a children's books with children's book author and publisher at Cardinal Rule Press, Maria Dismondy.
Legal considerations for authors with Helen Sedwick {ep. 6}
December 30, 2020 • 34 MIN
What do you need to know about legal issues for authors? Helen Sedwick dishes it out.
Marketing tips with Angela J. Ford {ep. 5}
December 30, 2020 • 38 MIN
Book marketing tips with fantasy author Angela J. Ford.
Publicity & PR for authors with Kristi Dosh {ep 4}
December 30, 2020 • 41 MIN
How to get more opportunities for visibility, get in front of more people, grow your platform, and sell more books.
Difference between vanity, hybrid, traditional presses {Ep. 3}
December 23, 2020 • 26 MIN
Do you know the different routes to publishing? We'll cover the differences between vanity, hybrid, self-publishing, and traditional publishing.
Brooke Warner & She Writes Press - Why Go Hybrid? Ep. 2
December 22, 2020 • 39 MIN
I interviewed Brooke Warner in a previous Women in Publishing Summit about why she started She Writes Press and about Hybrid presses. This is a great interview opening doors to other routes to publishing.
Welcome to the PublishHer Podcast. Episode 1
December 9, 2020 • 23 MIN
Welcome to the PublishHer podcast! This is episode 1, the introduction.