By Jennifer S. Wilkov, host of the “Your Book Is Your Hook!” Show on WomensRadio
January has been filled with great interviews about freelance writing, humor writing, Writer’s Digest and their conference, customer service, public relations, book marketing, a memoir based on current events and one of the most successful bestselling nonfiction authors. Woo Hoo!
Here’s a recap of who’s been on the show and quick links to listen to the ones you’ve missed:
Tuesday, January 4, 2011, 9:00am ET – Mike Sacks, a member of the editorial staff at Vanity Fair Magazine, a successful freelance humor writer and the author of three books, who will talk about his career as a freelance writer and how to start your own. He’ll also discuss his experience of being an author and his recent book, And Now Here’s The Kicker: Conversations With 21 Top Humor Writers About Their Craft. To tune in, Click Here.
Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 9:00am ET – Phil Sexton, the Publisher of Writer’s Digest Magazine and host of the Writer’s Digest Conference and PitchSlam this month, and Marci Shimoff, one of the bestselling nonfiction authors of all time and a New York Times bestselling author, will talk about her new book, Love For No Reason, which hits the bookshelf today. To tune in, Click Here.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 9:00am ET- Beth Kallman Werner, founder of Author Connections, who will talk about tips for books sales and marketing and Susan M agnuson Walsh, founder of Little By Little, the non-profit ministering to those who need improved health and well-being, specifically in Haiti, and the author of Walking In Broken Shoes: A Nurse’s Story about Haiti and the Earthquake. To tune in, Click Here.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 9:00am ET – Peter Shankman, the founder of Help A Reporter Out (HARO), the founder and CEO of The Geek Factory, Inc, a boutique Marketing and PR Strategy firm, and the author of two books, who will talk about radically new ways of thinking about Social Media, PR, marketing, advertising, creativity and customer service. He’ll also discuss his experience of being an author and his recent book, Customer Service: New Rules for a Social-Enabled World. To tune in, Click Here
There have also been great guest articles posted on the Show Blog:
>> Freelance Writing Do’s and Don’ts by guest blogger and show guest Mike Sacks, Member of the Editorial Staff at Vanity Fair, A Successful Freelance Writer and the Author of And Here’s The Kicker: Conversations with 21 Top Humor Writers On Their Craft
>> Why Writers’ Magazines Make A Difference in Your Writing by guest blogger and show guest Phil Sexton, Publisher & Community Leader, Writer’s Digest
>> Book Marketing Mistakes and No One “Silver Bullet” Strategy by guest blogger and show guest Beth Kallman Werner, Founder & President of Author Connections LLC
>> The Blessing of Writing About “Walking In Broken Shoes” by guest blogger and show guest Susan Magnuson Walsh, Author of “Walking In Broken Shoes” & Co-Founder of the non-profit organization, Little By Little
My educational blog articles have covered the following topics:
If you have questions about any of these interviews, articles or the education corner topics included in these shows, please put them here in this discussion thread and I’d be happy to answer them.
Great interviews coming up in February on the show: MIRA Books/Harlequin Editorial Director Margaret Marbury and NY Times bestselling author Robyn Carr will be on February 8th, just in time for Valentine’s Day for all you romance novel readers and much more.