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Talking Book Publishing

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Season 2 | Episdoe 1 • Dr. Jan Yager

Season 2 | Episdoe 1 • Dr. Jan Yager

Want to sell your foreign rights? Dr. Jan Yager, a former traditional publishing executive, has been selling foreign rights for her books, her publishing company, and authors. Learn the simple steps to present your book and expand your revenue stream.

Episode 22 • Joe Wallenstein

Episode 22 • Joe Wallenstein

Ever wonder how the public got Miranda Rights, the right to remain silent when arrested? In his historical novel, Flynn and Miranda, Joe Wallenstein recreates the story of a crusading attorney, John J. Flynn, who took an anonymous criminal denied counsel and changed the lives of Americans and police enforcement. Wallenstein bases the book on his many conversations with Flynn.

Episode 21 • Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Episode 21 • Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Author of the highly successful How to Do It Frugally Series of books for authors, Carolyn is constantly in touch with writers worldwide, helping them find ways to improve their writing, editing skills, and most importantly, how to market a book without going broke. We discuss her latest book, Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers, filled with the most common mistakes she finds in the manuscripts of new writers.

Episode 20 • H. Mitchell Caldwell

Episode 20 • H. Mitchell Caldwell

H. Mitchell Caldwell has turned his real-life into a new series of mysteries, the Jake Clearwater Legal Thrillers. We talk about how his work defending death row inmates before the California Supreme Court influenced his writing and added authenticity to his books.

Episode 19 • Jay Hartman

Episode 19 • Jay Hartman

Untreed Reads’ publisher Jay Hartman and Host Kathleen Kaiser discuss the world of small presses. Why would you choose an indie small publisher? Listen to this episode and find out!! They go over how submissions work, Jay’s newest imprint, and what it means for prospective authors. This is a can’t miss episode of Talking Book Publishing Small Publishers series.

Episode 18 • Victoria Alai

Episode 18 • Victoria Alai

Kathleen interviews Victoria Alai, author of Survival 101- A Guide to Staying Afloat in The Deep Waters of Life. Victoria is a self-proclaimed self-help addict, and is excited to share what she’s learned in life, and researching this book with the world. Don’t forget to like, download and subscribe so you never miss a future episode. 

Episode 17 • Jule Selbo

Episode 17 • Jule Selbo

Kathleen talks with Jule Selbo in this episode of Talking Book Publishing. Jule is an accomplished writer, she has written plays, worked as a writer on big-name shows, screenplays, award-winning historical fiction, and now her newest series about a female detective. The ladies discuss Jule’s broad career, and her newest book “10 Days.” Join them in the discussion. 

Episode 16 • Laura Bartnick

Episode 16 • Laura Bartnick

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. 

Episode 15 • Desireé Duffy

Episode 15 • Desireé Duffy

The hive mind of Book Publicists come together in this episode with Desireé Duffy. Kathleen and Desireé discuss what an author just starting out needs to be successful in their marketing campaign. How an author can use Amazon and their social media.
All around great advice for either the novice or experienced self or indie published author that needs to navigate the business side of being published.

Episode 14 • Hiram Sims

Episode 14 • Hiram Sims

Hiram Sims, poet, entrepreneur, educator-discusses his journey in poetry, creating the Community Literature Initiative-a poetry publishing course geared to give writers of color a voice and helps get poets published, and the companion World Stage Press. He also discusses the Sims Library of Poetry, the largest in Los Angeles, the first black-owned library in California, and a host to over 6000 books of poetry. Hiram has a passion for poetry and getting books out into the world. He will be one of the guest speakers at the 805 Writers Conference in November of 2021.

After Hours – Conversations with the Producer

After Hours – Conversations with the Producer • 4.2 Jose Ramirez

After Hours – Conversations with the Producer • 4.2 Jose Ramirez

A brand-new segment – After Hours- Conversations with the Producer. Adanna Moriarty continues the discussion with our guests for more insights into the world of publishing.  
In this first episode, she talks with publisher Jose Ramirez, talking all things self-publishing, and even gets into the strange world of programming, something she always wished she knew more about.

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