Equestrian Author Spotlight Podcast
Episode 7: Laura Wolfe on Persistence, Psychological Suspense & Moving from a Traditional Publisher

Episode 7: Laura Wolfe on Persistence, Psychological Suspense & Moving from a Traditional Publisher

November 13, 2019

Episode 7: In each Equestrian Author Spotlight episode, you’ll hear inspirational stories from horse book authors including writing advice and marketing tips to help you write your own horse book. If you are an author, aspire to be an author, or simply love horse books then you are in the right place!

In this week's episode, you'll meet Dark Horse Mystery Series author Laura Wolfe.

You'll learn ...

  • How to give a book series a second life after moving on from a traditional publisher.
  • About writing short stories to attract new readers and using Prolific Works to distribute them.
  • What it's like to work with a literary agent while practicing patience during the publishing process.
  • How National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) helps her write her books.
  • And MUCH more!

Website: https://www.laurawolfebooks.com/

Visit https://www.carlykadecreative.com/podcast where you can read the episode show notes and find the links to Laura Wolfe's sites and recommended resources. Make sure you subscribe to the podcast on YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher, or via RSS so you’ll never miss a show.

Want a free guide to secrets of horse book authors? Gallop over to https://www.carlykadecreative.com/wisdom and join the Equestrian Author Spotlight email list to have the author advice resource delivered instantly to your inbox.

If you are an author who writes about horses and would like to be spotlighted let me know. I’d be happy to include you, too. Visit my contact page at https://www.carlykadecreative.com/contact.html to fill out a request.

Episode 6: Candace Carrabus on Book Bundling, Critique Groups & Cross-Promotion for Authors

Episode 6: Candace Carrabus on Book Bundling, Critique Groups & Cross-Promotion for Authors

November 6, 2019

Episode 6: In each Equestrian Author Spotlight episode, you’ll hear inspirational stories from horse book authors including writing advice and marketing tips to help you write your own horse book. If you are an author, aspire to be an author, or simply love horse books then you are in the right place!

In this week's episode, you'll meet Dream Horse Mystery Series author Candace Carrabus.

You'll learn ...

  • About curiosity, embracing your inner muse, and out of body experiences while writing.
  • The importance of being responsive to your readers.
  • Thoughts on connecting with other authors including cross-promotional ideas, box set bundling, and critique groups.
  • Stellar advice for getting words on the page and managing reviews (the good, the bad, & the ugly).
  • And MUCH more!

Website: http://candacecarrabus.com/

Visit https://www.carlykadecreative.com/podcast where you can read the episode show notes and find the links to Candace Carrabus' sites and recommended resources. Make sure you subscribe to the podcast on YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher, or via RSS so you’ll never miss a show.

Want a free guide to secrets of horse book authors? Gallop over to https://www.carlykadecreative.com/wisdom and join the Equestrian Author Spotlight email list to have the author advice resource delivered instantly to your inbox.

If you are an author who writes about horses and would like to be spotlighted let me know. I’d be happy to include you, too. Visit my contact page at https://www.carlykadecreative.com/contact to fill out a request.

Episode 5: Ann Hunter on Horse Racing, Taekwondo & Book Marketing that Works

Episode 5: Ann Hunter on Horse Racing, Taekwondo & Book Marketing that Works

October 14, 2019

Episode 5: Welcome to the Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast! A weekly podcast featuring interviews with equine authors who love all things horses and writing about them. In each episode, you’ll hear inspirational stories from horse book authors including writing advice and marketing tips to help you write your own horse book. If you are an author, aspire to be an author, or simply love horse books then you are in the right place!

In this week's episode, you'll meet North Oak Series Author Ann Hunter. You'll learn ...

  • About Ann's love of thoroughbred horse racing and how it inspired her to write the North Oak horse book series.
  • Tips on book marketing strategies THAT WORK including email list building, using Prolific Works, running a BookBub campaign, and details on Booksprout for increasing reader reviews.
  • How Taekwondo and writing provide Ann outlets to manage her depression which she graciously discusses openly during the interview.
  • And MUCH more!

Find her on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorannhunter

Visit https://www.carlykadecreative.com/podcast where you can read the episode show notes and find the links to Ann Hunter's sites and recommended resources. Make sure you subscribe to the podcast on YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher, or via RSS so you’ll never miss a show.

Want a free guide to secrets of horse book authors? Gallop over to https://www.carlykadecreative.com/wisdom and join the Equestrian Author Spotlight email list to have the author advice resource delivered instantly to your inbox.

If you are an author who writes about horses and would like to be spotlighted let me know. I’d be happy to include you, too. Visit my contact page at https://www.carlykadecreative.com/contact to fill out a request.

Intro & Outro Music: Road Trip courtesy of http://www.freesfx.co.uk

Episode 4: Lisa Diersen on Loving Lusitano Horses & the EQUUS Film Festival Literary Corral

Episode 4: Lisa Diersen on Loving Lusitano Horses & the EQUUS Film Festival Literary Corral

October 10, 2019

Episode 4: Welcome to the Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast! A weekly podcast featuring interviews with equine authors who love all things horses and writing about them. In each episode, you’ll hear inspirational stories from horse book authors including writing advice and marketing tips to help you write your own horse book. If you are an author, aspire to be an author, or simply love horse books then you are in the right place! 

In this week's episode, you'll meet EQUUS Film Festival Founder Lisa Diersen. You'll learn ... 

  • About her love of Lusitano horses and information about this beautiful breed.
  • Information on the EQUUS Film & Arts Festival and how you can join in on the celebration.
  • How to submit your horse book to the EQUUS Film Festival Literary Corral and be considered for a WINNIE Award.
  • Stellar advice for anyone with a BIG dream and how to accomplish that dream.
  • And MUCH more!

Website: http://www.equusfilmfestival.net/

In this blog post, I share everything you need to know about entering your book in the EQUUS Film Festival and joining us in the Literary Corral: https://www.carlykadecreative.com/blog/calling-all-equine-authors-join-the-equus-film-festival-literary-corral

Visit https://www.carlykadecreative.com/podcast where you can read the episode show notes and find the links to Lisa Diersen's sites and recommended resources. Make sure you subscribe to the podcast on YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher, or via RSS so you’ll never miss a show. 

Want a free guide to secrets of horse book authors? Gallop over to https://www.carlykadecreative.com/wisdom and join the Equestrian Author Spotlight email list to have the author advice resource delivered instantly to your inbox.

If you are an author who writes about horses and would like to be spotlighted let me know. I’d be happy to include you, too. Visit my contact page at https://www.carlykadecreative.com/contact to fill out a request.

Intro & Outro Music: Road Trip courtesy of http://www.freesfx.co.uk

Episode 3: Rae Rankin on Writing Children’s Books & the Business of Being an Author

Episode 3: Rae Rankin on Writing Children’s Books & the Business of Being an Author

October 8, 2019

Episode 3: Welcome to the Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast! A weekly podcast featuring interviews with equine authors who love all things horses and writing about them. In each episode, you’ll hear inspirational stories from horse book authors including writing advice and marketing tips to help you write your own horse book. If you are an author, aspire to be an author, or simply love horse books then you are in the right place!

In this week's episode, you'll meet children's horse book author Rae Rankin. You'll learn ...

  • Pointers on preparing for the business side of being an author BEFORE you publish.
  • Tips on independently publishing a children's book and working with an illustrator.
  • How to set yourself up for a successful author event.
  • Distributing your books with IngramSpark and Amazon.
  • And MUCH more!

https://raerankin.com/

Visit https://www.carlykadecreative.com/podcast where you can read the episode show notes and find the links to Rae Rankin's books, sites and recommended resources. Make sure you subscribe to the podcast on YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher, or via RSS so you’ll never miss a show.

Want a free guide to secrets of horse book authors? Gallop over to https://www.carlykadecreative.com/wisdom and join the Equestrian Author Spotlight email list to have the author advice resource delivered instantly to your inbox.

If you are an author who writes about horses and would like to be spotlighted let me know. I’d be happy to include you, too. Visit my contact page at https://www.carlykadecreative.com/contact to fill out a request. 

Intro & Outro Music: Road Trip courtesy of http://www.freesfx.co.uk

Episode 2: Shelley Paulson on Equine Photography & Being So Good They Can’t Ignore You

Episode 2: Shelley Paulson on Equine Photography & Being So Good They Can’t Ignore You

October 6, 2019

Episode 2: Welcome to the Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast! A weekly podcast featuring interviews with equine authors who love all things horses and writing about them. In each episode, you’ll hear inspirational stories from horse book authors including writing advice and marketing tips to help you write your own horse book. If you are an author, aspire to be an author, or simply love horse books then you are in the right place!

In this week's episode, you'll meet award-winning equine photographer and author Shelley Paulson. You'll learn ...

  • Pointers on preparing for an equine photo shoot.
  • Tips on working with a traditional book publisher.
  • How to present yourself as a professional when working with clients and equestrian brands.
  • Eye-opening information about deep work, being so good they can't ignore you, and how digital minimalism can change your life.
  • And MUCH more!

https://www.shelleypaulson.com/

Visit https://www.carlykadecreative.com/podcast where you can read the episode show notes and find the links to Shelley Paulson's photography, books, sites and recommended resources. Make sure you subscribe to the podcast on YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher, or via RSS so you’ll never miss a show.

Want a free guide to secrets of horse book authors? Gallop over to https://www.carlykadecreative.com/wisdom.html and join the Equestrian Author Spotlight email list to have the author advice resource delivered instantly to your inbox.

If you are an author who writes about horses and would like to be spotlighted let me know. I’d be happy to include you, too. Visit my contact page at https://www.carlykadecreative.com/contact to fill out a request.

Intro & Outro Music: Road Trip courtesy of http://www.freesfx.co.uk

Episode 1: Meet Your Host Carly Kade & Learn What Makes Her Spurs Jingle

Episode 1: Meet Your Host Carly Kade & Learn What Makes Her Spurs Jingle

October 5, 2019

Episode 1: Welcome to the Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast! A weekly podcast featuring interviews with equine authors who love all things horses and writing about them. In each episode, you’ll hear inspirational stories from horse book authors including writing advice and marketing tips to help you write your own horse book. If you are an author, aspire to be an author, or simply love horse books then you are in the right place!

In this week's episode, you'll meet your host and award-winning equine author Carly Kade. You'll learn ...

  • What makes Carly's spurs jingle about spotlighting fellow equine authors.
  • All about the Equestrian Author Spotlight including how to be a podcast guest.
  • And more about Carly as she is interviewed by her horse husband (who asks her some surprise questions).

https://www.carlykadecreative.com/

Visit https://www.carlykadecreative.com/podcast where you can read the show notes or subscribe to the podcast on YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher, or via RSS so you’ll never miss a show.

Want a free guide to secrets of horse book authors? Gallop on over to https://www.carlykadecreative.com/wisdom and join the Equestrian Author Spotlight email list to have the author advice resource delivered instantly to your inbox.

If you are an author who writes about horses and would like to be spotlighted let me know. I’d be happy to include you, too. Visit my contact page at https://www.carlykadecreative.com/contact to fill out a request.

Intro & Outro Music: Road Trip courtesy of http://www.freesfx.co.uk