Episode 16 • Laura Bartnick
Host & Guest
Guest, Laura Bartnick
Host, Kathleen Kaiser
Producer, Adanna Moriarty
About This Episode
A first in a series with small publishers, Kathleen and Laura discuss what being a small publisher is, how they work with their authors, and most importantly, what Laura is looking for in potential authors, and how to submit to her company, Capture Me Books.
About Laura Bartnick
LAURA BARTNICK makes guest appearances on creativity-oriented podcasts and writers conferences to inspire writers and other creatives. She has managed Capture Books since 2015.
She graduated with a double degree in Bible and Music from Montana Bible College and earned a Bachelor of Arts Colorado Christian University in Contemporary Composition. She finished her education in paralegal studies at Denver Paralegal Institute.
BARTNICK additionally authored two other award recipient books under pen names. She currently writes for fun and to do business for the remarkable Capture Books authors.
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