Karen Light interviews authors and soon-to-be authors to find out more about what inspired them to write their books and about the inspiring stories within their books in the hopes of inspiring others to write and share their own stories!
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Mary Grace Bertulfo is a writer, teacher and community builder. The novel she is currently working on follows the story of a Filipino woman shaman at the time of the arrival of Ferdinand Magellan to their land. Karen and Mary Grace discuss the intersection of nature, culture and spirituality in stories, in teaching and in community.
Karen Kelly is the author of the soon-to-be-released, Snow Angels on Your Pillow. Karen and Karen explore the unexpected journey creating something can take you on and the idea of angels working behind the scenes to help us out.
Catherine Johns is the author of Show Up and Shine: Simple Steps to Boost Your Confidence and Charisma. Karen and Catherine talk about so much including poses you can use to create presence, how to speak from your core and the damage of minimizing language.
Lisa Becker is the author of Azure House: The People. Karen and Lisa discuss the aliveness of the characters we create, publishing agents and some great tips for not driving yourself into the ground.
Egle Makaraite is the soon-to-be author of a forthcoming memoir about lessons learned during one difficult year. Karen and Egle talk about a variety of topics in this episode including writing a memoir at a young age, choosing to live as an artist and the importance of positive self-talk.
Norma “First Lady” McLauchlin of Chosen Pen Publishing, is one author represented in the anthology I've Got to Write! It's Like Fire Shut Up in My Bones. She is joined by fellow writers, Doris Harvin and Florence Levy. Listen to the women share their journey to becoming writers and how First Lady is empowering women to share their stories.
Connie Nestler is the author of Sasha and Patches: The Life and Adventures of Two Rescued Cats with Minds of Their Own. (Coming soon!) Listen as we talk about the value of observation and how cats can teach children important lessons.
Dawn and Malik Ali of Outward Self, are the authors of I Am Whatever I Say I Am. (Coming soon!) Listen as we talk about the power of affirmations and taking leaps of faith.
Beth Burns of Inner Strength Outer Success is the author of Inner Strength Outer Success: A Savvy Girl's Guide to Financial Empowerment. Listen as we talk about helpful mindsets and practical strategies for financial health.