VoicePenPurpose Podcast

Each episode Amy R Brooks will talk with a newly published author or a writer who is just starting their book journey. Listeners can eavesdrop on conversations about identifying the ideal reader, writing when you don't want to, finding the perfect editor, working with cover designers, formatting for print vs. ebooks, and so much more! Amy also interviews industry experts from time to time so you can learn tips and tricks to save you time and money as you work on your book.
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Oct 26, 2017

Elizabeth is writing a book about breaking down the current political climate from a woman’s perspective. Listen in as we talk about the feelings many women are experiencing after the recent election and how she can have a meaningful dialogue with women through her new book.

Described as a “celebrated career coach” and  “fearless entrepreneur,” Elizabeth Cronise  McLaughlin’s work has earned the support and recognition of women such as Arianna Huffington, Ali Brown, DailyWorth and WorthFM Founder Amanda Steinberg, and Emerging Women Live Founder Chantal Pierrat, among  many others.  

Elizabeth has a storied track record of success as a Wall Street lawyer, serial CEO and entrepreneur, and high-powered executive coach. After a fifteen year career as a full-time Wall Street securities litigator and trial lawyer, Elizabeth founded Gaia Project Consulting, LLC, an executive consulting and coaching firm that serves senior executives across tech, finance, banking, law, fashion, healthcare, non-profit and consulting, propelling its clients to new heights of growth and professional alignment.


Five years later, she founded The Gaia Project for Women’s Leadership, offering virtual and live programming to grow New Paradigm Women’s Leadership worldwide.


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Oct 19, 2017

In this episode, Chrissy and I break down the beginning stages of deciding what to write and how to get started. Chrissy has her sights set on writing her first book about her experiences of growing up in Jamaica to becoming a farmer’s wife in Oregon and everything in between. Listen in as we go explore outlining the structure for her book, next steps, and what the scope of her message for her book could be.

Chrissy is a Web Designer & Branding Strategist for female creative entrepreneurs who are ready to activate their online visibility, make their personal brand shine bright like a diamond, and create beautiful websites that sell.


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Oct 12, 2017

In this episode, Dena and I discuss feeling good about our bodies and being aligned with our health goals.  She is currently interested in writing a book based on her own experiences with self-esteem and body positive work.

Dena Kowlaczyk is the owner of Radiant Journey Health Coaching. She helps women create healthy habits for a radiant life. We dive into specifics of how she can incorporate the message of her story and stories of other she’s worked with to create an all encompassing experience for readers. They get to experience her life and her story, but also learn from her expertise as a coach and how she’s helped other with gaining positive body image and body love.

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Oct 5, 2017

In this episode, I discuss with Jeff how to comfortably incorporate social media into your business in ways that don’t feel overwhelming. As Founder and Chief Strategist of True Voice Media, Jeff designs custom social business strategies to help clients rethink their businesses from the inside-out. Listen in to hear why he feels strongly about his book project and the best ways to leverage a book to boost your business.

Tune-in for ideas how you can reach a bigger audience by incorporating social media into your business.  

Jeff Gibbard is the Founder and Chief Strategist of True Voice Media, a Social Media and Content Marketing Agency in Philadelphia. Throughout his life, Jeff has been equally fascinated by people and technology. His career is the inevitable result of blending his dynamic mixture of passion, curiosity, confidence, and humility. Always a teacher, yet always a student, Jeff guides businesses to understand, appreciate, and capitalize on the two most critical opportunities for success: people and technology. Shareable is the exciting next chapter in the exploration of these two topics.

Learn more about Jeff Gibbard at, connect with him on Twitter: @JGibbard or follow him on Snapchat: jeffgibbard