How To Get Oprah to Promote Your Work (This really works.)

March 23, 2017

A lot of authors-in-transformation and new authors tell me they want a seat on Oprah’s couch, or on Super Soul Sunday, or to sit in her garden, or to have their own show on her network, or to be featured an article in her magazine… The question I ask them is this: “Who do you have to BE for that outcome to be inevitable?” I make this super practical. I say: “Go look at every show, every interview, every article, and look at the people who are featured the way you want to be featured and STUDY their journey from... Read More

THE TRUTH ABOUT WHY I CANCELLED MY TRIP TO TRAFFIC & CONVERSION 1/2 WAY TO THE AIRPORT

March 16, 2017

(or how to spot an author that doesn’t want to make a difference for their readers or create a fuckton of money to take care of their families) This week I had our EXECUTE event for my premiere authors at The Author Castle. There is a lot both Paul and I do at these events, so we are working to get ready days in advance and then working from 6am to very late (3am one night) during the event. I planned to leave the event and go straight to the Traffic & Conversion marketing conference in San Diego and come... Read More

Pam Prior – Book Journeys Author Interview – Mar. 16, 2017

March 16, 2017

On this episode of Book Journeys, Vice President for The Author Incubator, Jenn McRobbie, interviews Pam Prior, author of Your First CFO: The Accounting Cure for Small Business Owners. Pam had spent years in the accounting industry working for large, regional companies whose industries included pharmaceutical, chemicals, baking and transportation and logistics, and as such gained a good view of different types of operations. The knowledge enabled her to relate with companies which were smaller compared to the companies she used to work in but which were large enough to start needing a Chief Finance Officer (CFO) to help them... Read More

I Lost All Hope

March 9, 2017

10 years ago I had hope: Hope I’d lose weight Hope I’d be able to save my marriage Hope I’d find a new job after being fired Hope my baby would stop crying Hope my mom and I would stop bickering… But I don’t have hope anymore. And it’s all because of Brooke Castillo. Brooke taught me that hope SOUNDS good, but it really comes from the place of lack and scarcity. image Hope waits. Hope is patient. Hope doesn’t go out and make things happen. Hope crosses her fingers and snuggles up on the couch browsing Facebook and watching... Read More

Dr. Ron Holt – Book Journeys Author Interview – Mar. 9, 2017

March 9, 2017

On this episode of Book Journeys, Vice President for The Author Incubator, Jenn McRobbie, interviews Dr. Ron Holt, author of Pride: You Can’t Heal if You’re Hiding from Yourself. Ron was born and raised in rural Nebraska, which wasn’t a good place to be born and raised in as a gay man, which Ron was. Ron was, in his own words, “bullied and victimized” by his homophobic father while he was growing up, and the impact of that was only mitigated after years of therapy. It was after that therapy that Ron realized that there was nothing wrong with being... Read More

Sandi Phillips Meyler – Book Journeys Author Interview – Mar. 2, 2017

March 2, 2017

On this episode of Book Journeys, Vice President for The Author Incubator, Jenn McRobbie, interviews Sandi Phillips Meyler, author of On the Road with Abraham: Master Manifestation and Create a Kick-Ass Life. Abraham-Hicks is a company that publishes the words of Abraham, which is a teaching entity which is channeled by Esther Hicks, and Sandi had been learning about the Law of Attraction, as it was explained by Abraham, for years, as well as listening to the weekly seminars the company offered. Sandi didn’t figure she could get a job with Abraham-Hicks, as she lived in Vermont and the company... Read More

Sara Kravitz – Book Journeys Author Interview – Feb. 23, 2017

February 23, 2017

On this episode of Book Journeys, Vice President for The Author Incubator, Jenn McRobbie, interviews Sara Kravitz, author of Just Tell Me What I Want: How to Find Your Purpose When You Have No Idea What It Is. Sara understands the concerns that millenials face, with the need for mission-driven work which inspires them, noting that she started working at a time when the old, traditional, forty-hours-a-week jobs were starting to give way to newer types of work. She is a leading-edge millenial herself, and one of the concerns that she addresses in this book is enabling millenials – particularly... Read More

Sara Blanchard – Book Journeys Author Interview – Feb. 16, 2017

February 16, 2017

On this episode of Book Journeys, Vice President for The Author Incubator, Jenn McRobbie, interviews Sara Blanchard, author of Flex Mom: The Secrets of Happy Stay-at-Home Moms. Sara might have begun seriously considering writing a book when her children were old enough to be in school full time, but the seeds of doing so had been present a long time, as she found out when, while writing out the book, she dug out one of her old coaching notebooks and discovered that one of the objectives she had written there was to “write a book.” The term “flex mom” was... Read More

What She Wore!

February 11, 2017

One of the most exciting parts of hosting a Red Carpet Launch(TM) is seeing what amazing custom designed gown Angela Lauria, founder of The Author Incubator, is wearing. To satisfy all you fashionistas, we are launching a new regular post titled, “WHAT SHE WORE!” Before we get to the fashion, we are very excited to announce that one of The Author Incubator’s charitable initiatives for 2017 is to get gorgeous, custom House of Kas dresses into the hands of local girls in need so that they feel like queens on their prom day. When asked to comment on the initiative,... Read More

Kayla Berg – Book Journeys Author Interview – Feb. 9, 2017

February 9, 2017

On this episode of Book Journeys, Vice President for The Author Incubator, Jenn McRobbie, interviews Kayla Berg, author of Frazzled to Free: The Soulful Momma’s Guide to Finding Meaningful Work. Kayla had wanted to write a novel when she was eight years old, but in the intervening years she didn’t follow through on that urge. Years later, she found herself in the position of being a mother who was looking for work that could support her vision of life with family, and Kayla remarked that there was so much information about this that it was hard for her to figure... Read More