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Writing to become an expert with Steven Joseph children's books illustration process non-fiction tips for finding target audience tips for finding target readers tips for new authors writing in different genres writing process writing tips

The TufFish Show welcomes Steven Joseph!

Get ready to laugh throughout this conversation all around writing to become an expert, and Steven wrote about crankiness! Steven demonstrates different ways to connect with his readers, whether it's grown-ups or children, so each audience can enjoy the...

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"Connect with how the world needs you" with Diane Grimard Wilson books with brain injury themes books with trauma and loss themes business of being an author how to write memoir non-fiction writing in different genres writing process writing tips

The TufFish Show welcomes Diane Grimard Wilson!

Diane's courage to share her experience with a brain injury demonstrates the underlying the driver for why she writes. We talked in depth about her writing and editing process to bring forth her memoir.

Diane Grimard Wilson is a Chicago peak...

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Refining your drafts with Meg Dendler children's books editing process tips for new authors working with beta readers writing a book series writing in different genres writing process

 The TufFish Show welcomes Meg Dendler!

The power of the draft is at the crux of this incredible conversation with Meg! Allowing space in between writing and editing, working with beta readers and critique groups, self-editing and working with your editor are all key elements that we talk...

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Writing non-fiction STEAM middle grade books with Jennifer Swanson book marketing business of being an author children's books middle grade book non-fiction middle grade books point of view tips steam books for kids steam middle grade books tips for new authors writing tips

The TufFish Show welcomes Jennifer Swanson!

What a fun and fascinating conversation with Jennifer about writing STEAM middle grade books! Leveraging her background and passion for writing, Jennifer makes it her goal to ensure physics, engineering and math are fun and easy to understand. We...

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The power of the draft business of being an author developmental editor editing process imposter syndrome overcoming writer's block tips for new authors writing process writing tips

 Sometimes we have this idea in our minds of what the writing process is suppose to look like and one of those preconceptions is that the idea flows and we have a pretty good first draft as a result. We might even have set ourselves up for loftier expectations by thinking we should have a...

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Building your confidence as a writer with Shayla Raquel author brand awareness book marketing books with grief and loss themes books with grief themes business of being an author imposter syndrome poetry author writing in different genres writing process writing tips

The TufFish Show welcomes Shayla Raquel!

What a fabulous and fun conversation with Shayla! We covered writing in multiple genres, how to handle negative book reviews, overcoming imposter syndrome as a writer, author branding and so much more.

An expert editor, best-selling author, and book...

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Sharing cultural and childhood experiences through children's books with Vilayvanh Bender book marketing business of being an author children's books illustration process tips for finding target readers working with beta readers

The TufFish Show welcomes Vilayvanh Bender!

What started as a way to share her culture and childhood experiences with her children blossomed into a children's book that could reach more children. Vanh's efforts to write a book that helps to normalize different food was strengthened by...

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How co-authors play off of their strengths and embrace change with Hannah Bloom Books author brand awareness book marketing children's books co-authoring a book illustration process tips for new authors writing process writing tips

The TufFish Show welcomes Johanna Halley and Janae Seabloom from Hannah Bloom books!

These childhood friends tag-teamed and brought their childhood dream of publishing a children's book, yet the original idea was put on hold to bring a second book into the world first. By playing off of each...

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