April 14, 2021
Are you willing to write a messy first draft? How will creative flexibility help an author to build a strong foundation to their book? Pour yourself a mug of hot tea and listen to Cindy Kochis shares valuable insights on the important topic of writing crap, and more, in today's episode of Pen to Paper Press Podcast.
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April 7, 2021
Do you feel it's taking too long to write your book? Nadia Krauss joined Cindy Kochis in the Pen to Paper Press Podcast studio for a heart-warming conversation to talk about the Judge Nadia faced and the long journey it took to write her first solo book. She will give writers (and creatives) hope and insight on why it may be taking longer than expected.
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March 31, 2021
If you feel procrastination is holding you back, this episode is for YOU. Natasha Cassidy joined Cindy Kochis in the virtual studio to shed light on this very important topic and what the real issue may be for the delay in completing your book. Natasha Cassidy is an educator, author, and creative soul with a tremendous amount of knowledge to share on her, as she states, quirky journey.
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March 24, 2021
Are you writing to express yourself or to align with your audience? What is your preferred method for writing the first draft of any written project? Crystal Cockerham joined Cindy Kochis in the virtual Pen to Press Podcast studio to explore the benefits of literally putting pen to paper and participating in book collaborations. Neither of us expected the animal sign she received when we spoke of the retreats she is facilitating.
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March 17, 2021
Curious about numerology? Cindy Kochis felt blessed with the opportunity to sit with Nancy Fairbrother, the author of author of Who are You? What are You Doing Here? Where are You Going? In their conversation they explore how numerology provides insight and understanding, what was Nancy's writing process, and why she wrote the book.
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March 10, 2021
Sarah Wall, author and speaker, talks about her experiences in foreign lands and her intimate journey of love, life, and loss. A wealth of insights is discussed as Sarah shares with Cindy Kochis, host of Pen to Paper Press Podcast, how she used her journals as a reference tool for writing her two books.
Please note: miscarriage and grieving are discussed in this podcast.
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March 3, 2021
Allen Klein (aka “Mr. Jollytologist”®), best-selling author and speaker, joined Cindy in a conversation to encourage writers to write, share stories, and remind us the impact humor can have in the moment. The wealth of insightful tips Allen shared to motivate us to sit down daily and write was more than Cindy anticipated. Get ready to laugh, learn, and be entertained.
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February 24, 2021
How important is the writer's voice? What does a publisher expects from their contributors? What is the puzzle of publishing a digital magazine? Lisa Anderson, Editor in Chief of The Chews Letter, recently joined Cindy Kochis in the virtual Pen to Paper Press Podcast studio to discuss these (and more) topics.
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February 17, 2021
Marketing a book we’ve worked hard to write can be very challenging. It is a part of the process many of authors would rather skip. Join Cindy Kochis and her guest, Rica Keenum, as they discuss a meaningful way to marketing books.
Show notes at pentopaperpress.com/2021/02/writing-and-marketing-a-memoir
February 10, 2021
Are you channeling the book you're writing? Do you hear voices, or see the events play out vividly in your imagination, as you write? Christin Bjergbakke joined Cindy Kochis in the Pen to Paper Press virtual studio to talk about her writing process.
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February 3, 2021
It's never too late to write a book. Cindy Kochis spoke with Barb Parcells, author and blogger, about the joys of writing in her third age, the impact meditation has on her storytelling, and other pearls of wisdom.
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