Your Biggest Media Asset Might Surprise You

Your Biggest Media Asset Might Surprise You

In more than 30 years working in television I’ve been pitched hundreds and hundreds of times and have personally seen more than 10,000 television interviews. Seriously! And I’ve done many media interviews myself as a parenting author. One of the biggest revelations...
This May Be My Favorite Word

This May Be My Favorite Word

Did you know that the television show, Super Soul Sunday, originally started with segments on The Oprah Winfrey Show many years ago called Remembering Your Spirit? Then Oprah started doing a radio program called The Soul Series and one day after a year or so,...
Why Fit In?

Why Fit In?

One of the greatest assets you can have as an author seeking publicity is uniqueness. Not only does it make you stand out to a media outlet, it appeals to producers and writers because they know you’ll get the attention of their audience as well. Many of you though,...
Is Media Outside Your Comfort Zone?

Is Media Outside Your Comfort Zone?

One of my favorite quotes by writer Anne Lamott comes from her book Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith. “It’s good to do uncomfortable things. It’s weight training for life.” Ah, that Anne Lamott. She is one of my go-to authors for wisdom and remarkable insights. I...
Beyond Book Marketing

Beyond Book Marketing

Over the last several months I’ve been studying what book marketers teach about promoting your book and I’ve come to a few conclusions. First of all, there are a lot of lovely people in the online book marketing world on podcasts and blogs, devoting their time and...
I’m Listening

I’m Listening

My husband and I attended a concert last week, and while we were waiting for the headliner (the amazing Marc Cohn) a young singer walked on stage. That’s got to be so tough – to be the person standing between the star and the audience who paid to see him. But from the...