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Literary Speaking

A Podcast For Aspiring Writers

The Literary Speaking podcast connects you with the publishing industry by featuring conversations with best selling authors, agents, publishers and publicity firms.

As a passionate author and Magical Book Coach, I seek to connect writers with their stories guiding them with the tools they need to make their book publishing dreams come true.

As an aspiring writer myself, I spent years attending writing webinars, workshops and conferences. I listened to dozens of podcasts on writing and still felt like I wasn’t getting the information I craved.

Like, how many rejections should I expect when I send out my query letter? Did the author submit a proposal?

Are MFA’s in Creative writing necessary to write a great book or better yet, get the elusive 6 figure book deal? And is the elusive 6 figure book deal really a good thing?

I knew I wasn’t alone in my quest to find out how the publishing industry works and thus, Literary Speaking was born.

Every week I get to chat with best-selling authors, agents and publishers and we usually have a book or two to give away to our loyal listeners who sign up for the newsletter & comment/share posts frequently on our Facebook page and Twitter account.

**Please note we have switched to a pre-recorded format. Shows will still be released on a weekly basis.


Latest Episodes…

After The Show Q&A with Laura Leigh Abby

After The Show Q&A with Laura Leigh Abby - find out what her biggest challenges are as a writer and how she handled rejection. Laura dishes on what it was like to write for Amazon Kindle Singles, Cosmopolitan magazine and her latest book, 2Brides2Be: A Wedding...

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Why You Need A Literary Agent with Carly Watters

Why You Need A Literary Agent with Carly Watters was one of our most popular shows! Carly divulges why you need a literary agent, what she typically looks for in queries and how an agent can help you secure a book deal and build your author brand. You...

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Healing Generational Trauma with Judy Batalion

Judy Batalion just released her memoir White Walls: A Memoir About Motherhood, Daughterhood, And The Mess In Between. She wrote candidly about her experience growing up with her mother, a hoarder and how she grew up and became a minimalist until she had kids. Writing...

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Why You Need An Editor with Kelly Notaras

Why do you need an editor? Kelly Notaras of KN Literary Arts joined me on Literary Speaking to talk about the in's and out's of editing and getting your book prepared for querying.  During our conversation we discussed why you need an editor and what they...

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After The Show Q&A with Julie Barton of Dog Medicine

Julie Barton wrote Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me From Myself and published with a smaller press, Think Piece Publishing. On the day of her books debut, her book was already sold out in pre-orders! She has received rave reviews from Pam Houston, Cheryl Strayed and...

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Living On The Verge of Death with Lene Fogelberg

Lene Fogelberg discusses surviving two emergency open-heart surgeries after being misdiagnosed and the writing of her memoir. Lene is the author of the award winning memoir, Beautiful Affliction. A national gold medalist in the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards....

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Awakening The Writer Within with Albert Flynn DeSilver

Author Albert Flynn DeSilver discusses how to awaken the writer within and the benefits of attending writer retreats. Albert Flynn DeSilver is an internationally published poet, writer, speaker, and workshop leader. Albert served as Marin County’s very first Poet...

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Toltec Wisdom For Writing with Don Miguel Ruiz Jr.

don Miguel Ruiz Jr., shares how to apply Toltec wisdom to your writing practice, why he decided to follow in his fathers footsteps as an author and all about his new book, The Mastery of Self. don Miguel Ruiz, Jr. is a Naguel, a Toltec Master of Transformation. He is...

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Comedy, Tragedy & Celebrity with Lisa Goich

Author Lisa Goich discusses writing about her mothers last 14 days with empathy and comedy. A heartfelt story of a mother and daughters love during hospice care. When Lisa traveled home to visit her parents in December 2011, she never expected the three-day weekend to...

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From Author to Publisher with Jeff Brown

Author & Publisher at Enrealment Press, Jeff Brown discusses his new book and the journey from author to publisher. A former criminal lawyer and psychotherapist, Jeff Brown is the author of Soulshaping: A Journey of Self-Creation and Ascending with Both Feet on...

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