Let’s look at writing with passion and purpose and when we do write with passion and purpose, we might generate a solid manuscript that gets published. How, then, do we market it? Today’s guests share their personal take on “practical” writing and marketing.
Jill Jepson is a writer, traveler, linguistic anthropologist, and college professor and describes herself as a writing and spirituality coach. Dr. Jepson empowers writers to fulfill their greatest artistic and professional potential through techniques that facilitate focus, clarity, creativity, and growth. Her approach is spiritual in the sense that she believes that the writer’s inner life and writing are interconnected. Jill’s book Writing as a Sacred Path: A Practical Guide to Writing with Passion and Purpose is one of the very few books that Write Here, Write Now host, Dr. Tim Morrison, turns to again and again for guidance and encouragement in his own writing and journey. Tim has also had the good fortune of experiencing coaching sessions with Jill.
Renea Winchester wrote a book, got it published, won a writing award,went on a book tour and discovered something unsettling: the number of talented authors whose basements are filled with unsold books. That led Renea to write Stress-free Marketing: Practical Advice for the Newly Published Author.