Don’t worry about what other people think. Even if it’s yourself sometimes because we can be our own worst critic.
Today’s featured bonus guest is fellow podcast host, book lover, and bestselling author of historical western romance and cozy mysteries, Kristine Raymond. Kristine and I talk about her writing process, podcasting, and more!!!
Key Things You’ll Learn:
Why romance and reality are featured in most of her books.
The struggle authors go through when writing for a different genre.
What inspired her to start podcasting and run 2 shows simultaneously.
Her advice for new podcasters.
Kristine’s Site: https://www.kristineraymond.com/
Kristine’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/Kristine-Raymond/e/B00GNK6SWK/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1
The opening track is titled "Pilot Wings Remix" by Rukunetsu (aka Project R). Click on the following link to listen and cop the full tune. https://soundcloud.com/rukunetsu/pilotwings-4-results
33 - "Inspiration, Sci-Fi, & Video Games" with Beth Martin (@bethmart07): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/33-inspiration-sc-fi-video-games-with-beth-martin-bethmart07
92 - "Roya Sands and the Bridge Between Worlds" with Saryon Michael White: http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/92-roya-sands-and-the-bridge-between-worlds-with-saryon-michael-white
120.5 (Local Author Bonus Special) [LABS] - "The Children of Time" with Victory Parsons (@ReadLiftRepeat): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/1205-local-author-bonus-special-labs-the-children-of-time-with-victory-parsons-readliftrepeat
150 - "Princess Monroe and Her Happily Ever After" with Jody Vallee Smith: http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/150-princess-monroe-and-her-happily-ever-after-with-jody-vallee-smith
241 – “Highwayman” with MJ Preston (@MJPreston1): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/241-highwayman-with-mj-preston-mjpreston1
243 – “Fantasy Writing & The Power of Audiobooks For Indie Authors” with Riley Tune (@rileytuneauthor): http://goingnorth.libsyn.com/243-fantasy-writing-the-power-of-audiobooks-for-indie-authors-with-riley-tune-rileytuneauthor
247 – “Cozy Mysteries & Inclusive Children’s Books” with Kelly Brakenhoff (@inBrakenVille): https://goingnorth.libsyn.com/247-cozy-mysteries-inclusive-childrens-books-with-kelly-brakenhoff-inbrakenville
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