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Darryl Lansey

Interview with Darryl Lansey: A Black Man’s Journey in the CIA — Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast

My guest this week is Darryl Lansey, who has a kind of love/hate relationship with his former employer, the US Central Intelligence Agency, the CIA. As an analyst and adviser to presidents, he loved making a difference for his country. As black man, he hated the institutional racism that was baked into the organization. He writes about his experiences in his new book, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate: A Black Man's Journey Through Life and the CIA. I spoke to Darryl about his experiences at the CIA. 
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Janét Aizenstros

Interview with Janét Aizenstros: Entrepreneur Makes it Her Business to Help Other Women Authors — Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast

My guest this week is Janét Aizenstros, a Canadian author, entrepreneur, and publisher. Janet's own story is an inspiring one because she began with a series of children's books and built a series of growing multimedia companies. Now, she's making it her business to help other authors, especially other women, find their own voices and their own audiences.
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J. D. Remy

Interview with J. D. Remy: ER Doc Finds Healing After Losing All to Alcohol — Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast

My guest this week is Dr. J. D. Remy. Well, that's not his real name, but as you'll hear in this program, he has changed it to protect not only his own identity, but that of his children. Dr. Remy had an ideal life for a little while, until what he calls Implosion Day, when he lost everything. He writes about it in his new book, but I'll let Dr. Remy tell his own story. 
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Dave Tamanini

Interview with Dave Tamanini: Retired Lawyer Makes a Case for Historical ‘Witch’ — Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast

My guest this week is Dave Tamanini, who at the age of 72, has spent a lifetime studying relationships. That is, relationships between races and genders as a civil rights enforcer, and relationships between family members as a lawyer working in family courts. After retirement, he found the perfect way to unite all these studies into one book about a slave during the Salem Witch trials. We'll talk about that book in a moment, but first a little more about Dave Tamanini.
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Time Management

Time Management Tips for Authors, Other Questions Answered by Orna Ross and Michael La Ronn; Plus, News with Dan Holloway: Member Q&A & Self-Publishing News Podcast

What are the best time management tips for authors? Our Member Q&A is hosted by Michael La Ronn and ALLi Director Orna Ross.
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Kristina Stanley

Interview with Kristina Stanley — Fictionary Founder Uses A Mind Made for Math and Mystery: Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast

My guest this week is Kristina Stanley, who is a rare writer who also loves math. You don't find too many who can use both the logical and artistic sides of their brains. The way Kristina has combined the two talents is in the fiction-writing software she developed that guides writers along the way to achieving their artistic vision. But, first, let's learn more about Kristina's mathematical mind.
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Roz Morris

Interview with Roz Morris — Ghostwriter Emerges With Her Own Haunting Fiction: Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast

My guest this week is Roz Morris. Roz is a literary consultant, a book doctor, an instructor, a blogger, and even a ghostwriter. But the one constant in her life, through all her incarnations, is her love of literature, and she's coming into her own as a fiction author, writing under her own name. 
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Michael La Ronn

Interview with Michael La Ronn — Black Author Thrives on Crossing Borders, Bringing People Together: Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast

My guest this week is Michael La Ronn, who many of you know as the co-host of the AskALLi Members' Q&A podcast. You also may know him as a video blogger, and writer of fantastic fiction. He lives and thrives at the border between genres, and as an African American author who was raised in a biracial family, he chooses to try to bring people together in these polarized times.
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Eric Twiggs

Interview with Eric Twiggs — Procrastination Expert Says There’s No Time to Lose: Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast

My guest this week is Eric Twiggs, an indie author and motivational speaker who is an expert in procrastination. In fact, it took him a little while to figure out that was his calling, and then he held off on writing a book about it. Now, though, the author of The Discipline of Now and One Moment in Time has some advice all authors can use on the value of getting things done today rather than tomorrow. So, without further delay, here's Eric Twiggs.
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Lorna Fergusson

Interview with Lorna Fergusson — Storyteller Helps Other Indie Authors Chase Away Self-Doubt: Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast

My guest this week is Scottish author Lorna Fergusson, who has tried publishing the traditional way, but found that she enjoyed the control she had over her own work that comes with being an indie author. Lorna has also devoted her career to coaching other indie authors on how they can chase away self-doubt and join the indie publishing revolution. 
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Paperback Books

What are the Industry Standards for Paperback Books? Other Questions Answered by Orna Ross and Michael La Ronn; Plus, News with Dan Holloway: Member Q&A & Self-Publishing News Podcast

What are the industry standards and best practices for paperback books? Our #AskALLi Member Q&A is hosted by Michael La Ronn and ALLi Director, Orna Ross,and this month they'll be answering this question and more.
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Dean Blake

Interview with Dean Blake — Instagram Artist Helps us Laugh During Tough Times: Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast

My guest this week is Dean Blake, who has turned Instagram fame into an indie author career. What began as simple drawings that poke fun of ridiculous life situations went viral on social media and have struck a chord, especially in these times, when we can all use a good laugh.
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