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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Feb 1, 2018

Janelle, a published author, brings us into her unique writing and creative process. She focuses on paying attention to the true story within and bringing it to the surface. Listen in to learn more about her creative process and see how it can transform your writing journey.

Janelle Hardy is an artist, writer and body and soul worker. In Personal Mythmaking School she takes people through a 4 month transformational memoir-writing process that uses body-based prompts to spark creativity, ancient tales to bring deeper wisdom to the paths our life stories take, and creative writing prompts to get the stories down. She works with people who are longing to heal their relationship to their life stories, their creativity and their bodies, and, of course, get the first draft of their memoirs written with ease. Janelle is also the host of the Wild Elixir podcast

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Jan 25, 2018
Quinn Alexander Fontaine shares what he’s learned along his incredible journey of transformation and finding his true identity. As a proud TRANSguy, a published author and an inspirational comic, Quinn is a dynamic speaker. His first-ever book, HUNG LIKE A SEAHORSE: A Real-Life Transgender Adventure of Tragedy, Comedy, and Recovery, made multiple International Best Seller lists within 48 hours of its launch.
In this episode, he shares all the bumps and trials along the way and how he’s learned to overcome adversity and becoming comfortable in his own skin.
His first international tour begins in Santa Fe, New Mexico and will last for 6 months. You can get info on his website about upcoming appearances as they are announced.
You don’t want to miss this episode of Voice Pen Purpose!


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Jan 18, 2018

Can you imagine your house making you sick? Or being so susceptible to something that merely being near it can paralyze you? Julie tells us all about how she realized she was chronically ill as a result of mold exposure, leading to her having to move out of her house and ultimately get rid of most of her things. This path of discovery, along with learning to manage her chronic fatigue syndrome, lead her to write a book to share her experience with others. 

Julie Rehmeyer is the author of Through the Shadowlands: A Science Writer's Odyssey into an Illness Science Doesn't Understand, about how she combined science and intuition to find her way through chronic fatigue syndrome and mold illness. She is an award-winning journalist and a contributing editor to Discover Magazine. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, O Magazine, Discover, Science News, Wired, and many other publications.


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Twitter: @julierehmeyer