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Pour your self a mug of tea and listen to conversations focused on the art of writing books. Podcast guests visit the virtual Pen to Paper Press studio to chat about all things centered around writing, editing, publishing, and marketing. We explore insights ranging from overcoming writer’s block to self-editing to getting books into the hands of readers.

Creatives have an instinctual need to creative; it is no different for writers. It is a calling from deep within that cannot, and should not, be stifled. We all ask – what do I write, how do I do this, and I doing it right.

Isolation and loneliness is a topics that comes up when speaking to writers. We spend long durations of time alone in our space focused on the writing apparatus. That alone time is both a blessing and a derailleur.

Writers seeking a community who understand the joys and challenges of the writing process, this podcast will encourage you to share the stories only you can pen. We share our personal experiences and insights as a guide to help you, the writer, on your journey. 

You’ll hear from New York Times best selling authors, writers, editors, folks who know marketing, publishers and those who love the craft of writing. Every episode is an opportunity to learn actionable insights to inspire you to live your dreams. 

It’s time. No more pondering the idea. Write ‘that’ book. Your words have power. YOUR story matters!

How Dogs Lead You Back to Self

Episode #033 Guest Speaker ~ Michael Overlie“Your dog is trying to lead you back to you. You've been here the whole time; you just couldn't remember who you are."- Michael OverlieWhen I read the title of Michael Overlie's book (on bookshelves this fall), Let Your Dog Lead, I wanted to know more....

Writing From the Heart to Heal

Episode #032 Guest Speaker ~ Dayna Colvin“Seeing through the eyes of child, which is the best way to tell a story and convey thoughts, is a way to get a story out and raise awareness. Children need to be heard. Children have pure hearts and want to help the planet."- Dayna  ColvinDo you write from...

One Writer’s Wilderness Journey from Hobby to Professional Author

Episode #031 Guest Speaker ~ Jeaninne Stokes“It's all about living a life of faith. For writers it's a faith walk depending on what you have to give up to pursue your writing. We all have to be willing to give up something. What are you willing to give up for the sake of writing -- the call of...

Writing a Series on Deception

Episode #030 Guest Speaker ~ Richard Lyntton“Like anything in life, if it's worth doing, it's worth doing well."- Richard LynttonLife experiences appear in our storytelling. We include elements of information that cannot found by reading about a particular event online or viewing it on television....

What is the Secret to Writing a Book with a Co-Author?

Episode #029 Guest Speakers ~ Cornelia Gamlem & Barbara Mitchell“Neither Cornelia nor I take ourselves very seriously and also we don't mind being, I'm going to use the word corrected. It's not the right word, but..." said Barb Mitchell." Cornelia Gamlem added, "Critiqued." "Critiqued. Thank you."...

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-Roslyn

Loved Christin’s message. The podcast was awesome. Thanks!
-Julie

Wow — that’s a lot. As someone who reads and writes mostly non-fiction, I enjoy reading your posts. 
-Andrea

What a great interview. I personally gained some confidence about marketing after listening to her experiences.
-Barbara

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