Ink and Impact Blog

Christian Book Month & Self-Publishing Income Brackets (Ep.42)

Christian Book Month & Self-Publishing Income Brackets (Ep.42)

LISTENWATCHREADApril is Christian Book Month. I wasn't aware of that, actually, until just the other day. Korrie Johnson, the founder who is a children's book reviewer who started this website, GoodBookMom.com, and also she decided that April would be a fantastic...

Book Marketing Strategies for Backlist Titles (Ep.41)

Book Marketing Strategies for Backlist Titles (Ep.41)

LISTENWATCHREADToday we are going to be talking about backlist titles. So if you have written a book longer than six months to a year ago, or you've written multiple books, it might be pushed to the back of your mind and you might be tempted to not market that book as...

Overcoming Fear as a Writer with Jenn Hand (Ep.40)

Overcoming Fear as a Writer with Jenn Hand (Ep.40)

LISTENWATCHREADDalene [D]: Can I just tell you how excited I am to have Jen Hand here as the guest on today's episode? I’m so thrilled to have you, Jenn. I've gotten to know you a little bit from the Inkwell writing sessions that I've been hosting, but I wanted to...

AI for Writers: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly (Ep.39)

AI for Writers: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly (Ep.39)

LISTENREADWelcome back to another episode of the Ink and Impact Podcast. Today I'm going to be discussing something that everyone else seems to be talking about these days, and I really debated about whether I should make an episode to join in the crowd, but I really...

What Is Your Vision & Mission as an Author? (Ep.37)

What Is Your Vision & Mission as an Author? (Ep.37)

LISTENREADIf you listened to last week’s episode you probably heard my faux pas. I’m sure that most of you, if not all you, caught it, but were so gracious not to blast me about it on social. Thank you! Lesson learned - don’t record AND edit in a hurry! Missed it and...

5 Time & Mind Management Tips for Writers (Ep.36)

5 Time & Mind Management Tips for Writers (Ep.36)

LISTENWATCHREADDaylight Savings Time occurs this weekend in many portion of the United States. What will you do with your extra hour? You might be tempted to sleep in (that’s my temptation, anyway). But perhaps we could better utilize that hour … and our time in...

Relationship Building for Authors with Naomi Fata (Ep.35)

Relationship Building for Authors with Naomi Fata (Ep.35)

LISTENWATCHREADIn this interview with Naomi Fata, so much great info is shared that I initially struggled with which part to focus on for the title of this episode:   How to know if you're called to write a book? What to do when you feel like an imposter in your...

Your Leadership Role as a Writer (Ep.34)

Your Leadership Role as a Writer (Ep.34)

LISTENWATCHREADWelcome back to another episode of the Ink and Impact podcast! Today we're talking about your leadership role as a writer and the ten characteristics that define leadership as they pertain to writers and authors. This topic came about because of...

Book Cover and Interior Design Considerations (Ep.33)

Book Cover and Interior Design Considerations (Ep.33)

LISTENREADBook Cover and Interior Design Considerations Since we celebrated Valentine’s Day earlier this week, I thought I’d play off of that theme and ask you:  Are you in love with your book’s appearance? Even more importantly, do you know how to ensure that your...

Publishing & Platform Pitfalls (Ep.32)

Publishing & Platform Pitfalls (Ep.32)

LISTENWATCHREADAs writers, we need to build a platform. This term has been around for a number of years now and can be defined as the number of people who are willing and able to purchase your books. In theory, the more people you have on your email list and the more...

How to Create a Book: 5 Critical Components (Ep.31)

How to Create a Book: 5 Critical Components (Ep.31)

LISTENWATCHREADI'm kicking off Season 2 with a giveaway (free book, anyone?! See below for full details) and practical advice to help you wrap your mind around the book creation process. Whether you’re planning to indie or traditionally publish, these 5 components are...