Monthly Archives: May 2014

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Michaelbrent Collings: Novels, Screenplays, and Cool Robot Arms

Michaelbrent Collings

Michaelbrent Collings is a bestselling novelist and produced screenwriter. His first produced script, Barricade, was made into a movie starring Eric McCormack of TV’s Will & Grace and Perception, and was released in 2012. Michaelbrent also wrote the screenplay for Darkroom, a movie starring Kaylee DeFer (Gossip Girl, Red State) and Elisabeth Rohm (Angel, Law Listen Now

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Bianca Turetsky: The Time-Traveling Fashionista

Bianva Turetsky

Bianca Turetsky is the author of the stylish Time-Traveling Fashionista series, which has been translated into nine languages. The series, which revolves around a young girl who travels through time when she puts on vintage clothing and accessories, is a bestseller with readers 8 to 12 years of age. Bianca lives in a cozy studio Listen Now

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Dan Miller: Success Comes From Doing What You Love

Bestselling author Dan Miller went from teaching a Sunday school class from a 3 ring binder to self-publishing one of the bestselling career advice books in the history of publishing: the groundbreaking 48 Days To The Work You Love. Since then Dan has published a number of bestselling books that offer advice on life and Listen Now

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Dr. Dennis Bradford: A Philosopher’s Approach to the Pursuit of Happiness and Authorship

Dennis Bradford

Dr. Dennis Bradford is the author of over 20 books on a variety of topics, including The Concept of Existence, A Thinker’s Guide to Living Well, How to Become Happily Published, and many more. He’s also a former professor at the State University of New York, College at Geneseo, where he taught philosophy and humanities. Listen Now

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Steven Konkoly: Dreaming Up Fun New Ways To Wipe Out Mankind

Steven Konkoly

Steven graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1993 and served the next eight years on active duty in various Navy and Marine Corps units. From leading Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) operations as a boarding officer in the Arabian Gulf, to directing Close Air Support (CAS) as a Forward Air Controller (FAC) assigned Listen Now

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Dan Sheehan: A Marine’s Memoir of War Becomes An Award-Winning Book

Dan Sheehan

Dan Sheehan flew helicopter gunships during the initial invasion of Iraq in 2003 and returned for a second tour with Marine Corps Special Operations Command, Detachment One in 2004. Dan turned to writing as a means to understand how his experiences in Iraq had affected him. His first book, After Action: The True Story of Listen Now

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Jennifer Probst: Versatility Is One Key To Her Success

Jennifer Probst

Jennifer Probst wrote her first book at twelve years old. She bound it in a folder, read it to her classmates, and hasn’t stopped writing since. She is now a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of sexy and erotic contemporary romance. Jennifer is a master at series writing and Listen Now

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Mark Sanborn: The Fred Factor At Work Every Day

Mark Sanborn

Mark Sanborn is a top corporate speaker and the bestselling author of 5 books, including the multi-million selling The Fred Factor: How Passion in Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary Into the Extraordinary.   His recent books include You Don’t Need a Title to be a Leader: How Anyone, Anywhere Can Make a Positive Listen Now

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Rachel Thompson: Self Published Authors: You Are Not An Author

Rachel Thompson

“The most successful self-publishers don’t view themselves as writers only, but as business owners,” said Beat Barblan, Bowker Director of Identifier Services. “They invest in their businesses, hiring experts to fill skill gaps and that’s building a thriving new service infrastructure in publishing.” Authors need to view themselves as marketers, as owners of a business, Listen Now

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Armand Rosamilia: Making A Living Off The Undead

Armand Rosamilia

Armand Rosamilia was writing about zombies before zombies were cool. He’s written over a hundred books and short stories in the horror genre, including the acclaimed Dying Days and Keyport Cthulhu series. His self-published works are constantly at the top of Amazon’s list and he’s one of the most in-demand contributors to horror anthologies.  In Listen Now

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Christine Nolfi’s Simple Steps To Success For New Authors

Christine Nolfi

Recently I enjoyed a delightful conversation with a debut novelist that reminded me of the steps required to succeed in publishing. If you’re new to the process, take a deep breath. Believe me, many writers publish a first book without a clear understanding of the tasks undertaken to reach visibility. I was among them. A Listen Now

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Jack Engelhard’s Guide To Writing: Writing Is Prayer

Jack Engelhard

Jack Engelhard is best known as the author of the novel “Indecent Proposal.”  This book, with its high moral dilemma content (“what would you do for a million dollars”?), was translated into more than 22 languages and became a bestseller around the world. Later, it was turned into an equally famous movie of the same Listen Now

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