Have you thought about creating your own publishing company? In part one of Dare to Publish, Bernadette Bruckner shares with Cindy Kochis why she started her own publishing company, how her near-death experiences affected her writing, and what it means to trust timing. Pour a mug of chai tea for yourself and enjoy this motivational conversation about timing. Dare to publish. You never know who you can inspire and the lives you’re impacting with your story.Read More
How are you promoting the book you worked hard to publish? Can you turn your book into gold? Are you using it to showcase your purpose? If so, how? Tanya Miller is an author of the Mind Matters project, a motivation speaker, life coach, and innovative. Tanya shares her love of writing, how a debilitating disease changed how she writes, and multiple ways we can transform our book into a profitable business opportunities. Listen as Cindy gets put on the hot seat regarding the services she offers. Pour a mug of lemon ginger tea for yourself and enjoy this motivational conversation with Tanya Miller.Read More
Have you set down a book, and thought, “I could do that”? Paul Attaway, the bestselling author of Blood in the Low Country, shifted gears from a 30-year career as a small business entrepreneur to southern storyteller. Find out which aspects of the book writing process took him out of his comfort zone, the publishing route he chose, and who is helping him promote his books. Pour a mug of sweet tea for yourself and enjoy our educational conversation. The lessons that impact us the most are those told in storytelling. There is much to discover in this episode.Read More
Michael Schoettle weaves wisdom into the stories he shares. This episode begins with foundation of Michael’s work history to show how his experiences and career path influenced the content of his book: Career Change Guide. He offers several suggestions on how to prepare for a job interview, the importance of being in the moment and knowing yourself. Pour a mug of coffee for yourself and enjoy listening to the backstory of his writing, editing, and publishing journey.Read More
Understanding our inner critic is important; a good sense of humor is priceless. In this episode, you will witness how Bill Lee-Emery crafts the wisdom he’s used to help thousands of individuals to become better versions of themselves. The unscripted conversation looped around “plerking”, why we must listen to our inner critic, and what perfectionists seek that holds them back. Bill is the author of How To Be Bulletproof From Criticism: And Do Whatever the Heck You Want (It is YOUR Life!). Pour a mug of hot tea for yourself and listen to our educational conversation focused on ways to listen to our interior voice.Read More
What is the initial spark, the unforeseen glimmer, that eventually becomes the foundation of a book? Kristin Buchtel joined Cindy Kochis to answers that question. Kristin is the award-winning author of Noteworthy Parenting and the companion journal Noteworthy Parenting Roadmap. Their conversation weaved from the inspiration to sketch stick figures, to the actions steps Kristin used for marketing at the beginning of the lockdowns, to learning how to self-publish to ensure she kept all the rights to her illustrations. Pour yourself a mug of what tastes good and enjoy this educational conversation focused on letting go of perfection.Read More
How do you feel about money? Do you believe you can attract more abundance into your life with a bit of woo? In this episode of #PentoPaperPress Podcast, Cindy Kochis speaks with Victoria Sexton, a financial coach and bestselling author of Effortless Money: How to Align Your Wealth and Your Woo. We discuss money mindsets, how affirmations can shift our thinking, the one technique she used to get the words onto the page. Learn what her plans are for the publishing company she created to guide individuals on their money mindset journey. Victoria is an intelligent straight-talker and has the determination to do things her way.
Pour yourself a mug of pink lemonade and enjoy listening to our educational, giggle-inspiring conversation. It is certain to inspire you to have fun with your money, invite the unicorns into your workspace, and saying affirmation to align with your woo.
Charlie Gray, author of At Least I’m Not The Frog: A Zany Memoir Of Alcoholism & Recovery, joined Cindy Kochis in the Pen to Paper Press Podcast studio. Their conversation begins with how writing saved Charlie’s life and concludes with how he empowered himself to achieve his goal of reaching #1 New Release on Amazon in three categories: Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Twelve-Step Programs. Pour yourself a mug of hot herbal tea and enjoy listening our heartwarming conversation of hope, determination, and empowerment that will inspire you to vocalize emotions through your written words.Read More
Sandra Cooze, coach and author, joined Cindy Kochis in the Pen to Paper Press Podcast studio to talk about Sandra’s book Journey to Your Self – How to Heal from Trauma – Written by Someone Who Did. It is the first in the three book series. Weaved within their conversation, they explored why some people have perfectionistic tendencies and discussed the hard lessons Sandra continues to learn while publishing her book series. Pour yourself a warm cup of chamomile tea and enjoy listening our AHA-inspiring conversation that is certain to encourage us to unlearn several of our habits and beliefs.Read More
What is the secret to Cornelia Gamlem and Barbara Mitchell successful co-author partnership? Together they have written several instrumental books centered on Human Resources, including the Big Book of HR. You need to listen to this podcast if you are considering the idea of co-authoring a book. Cornelia and Barb share their professional insights, experiences, and propose a power question to those writers seeking a writing partner. Pour yourself a ice cold glass of water and enjoy this educational and insightful conversation shared in the Pen to Paper Press studio.Read More
Stepping outside our comfort zone can cripple the best of us. Fear is one of the main topics Andrea Susan Glass and Cindy Kochis discuss in this podcast episode. Their conversation focuses on fear, why Andrea became a ghostwriter, accountability, hiring professionals, copyediting, marketing, and busting a few myths of writing books. There are plenty of take-aways for first-time writers and those with experience. Pour yourself a tall glass of lemonade and get ready for the pearls of wisdom shared in my conversation with Andrea Glass.Read More
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