Ask DJ Buddy Holly Anything About How To Write a Song - Songwriting AMA

David Charles Kramer: Timbre has to do with the tone of instruments, and composition is a melody often set to lyrics with the ability to be harmonized in various ways with chords.  Timbre and composition are combined to create specific genres of music or a combination of …

I'm R!k Schnabel, an Executive Coach, Speaker, NLP & Coach Trainer, and Author. Ask me anything.

Rik Schnabel: My best friend Tony Frederick, who unfortunately is no longer with us, inspired me to get into this industry. You know the old line... "You'd be really good at it!" But honestly... I had money issues (as I had to invest to do my training). Thankfully…

I’m Laurence MacNaughton, an award-winning author of more than a dozen novels, novellas, and short stories. AMA about writing, publishing, the writer's life, anything!

Laurence MacNaughton: It really depends on who you are, as an author. If you’re a hands-on, DIY type of person with an entrepreneurial mindset, then you might prefer self-publishing. The upside is that you call the shots. You can hire your own editors and artists, and mak…

AUTHOR OF PHOENIX BOUND: An adoptive mom of 13 shares her struggle raising traumatized children. ASK ME ANYTHING! I CAN RELATE!

Angie K Elliston: Well, at the time of writing the manuscript for PHOENIX BOUND, I only had 5 children left in the home.  Eight of our children had moved out, starting a life and families of their own. I would then right when the kids went to sleep and it was quiet, f…
May 23, 2018

Legally Disabled, Successful & Diverse - Live Authentically and Win in Life & Business, Like Me. AMA

Melony Hill: I don't have a lot of activities, It may seem like a lot, but I do it all from the couch. I only leave the house maybe twice a week. I don't sleep. I'm up at 1:15 a.m. answering questions. Sleep is hard I don't do well at night. I write the most in t…
May 22, 2018

AMA about how I managed actually survive all of this?

Column1: That probably is not an option for me. I learned during the first couple of times that I tried college that sitting in a classroom with a large of younger people just was not a good idea for me. Because of my OCD I am easily distracted and being arou…

AMA: What is the biggest struggle you have trying to get engaged couples to book your wedding services over social media?

Rothweiler Event Design: Hi Ana, One of the bigget mistakes people make on social media is spreading themselves too thin. There are numerous ways to post the same information across multiple social media outlets to avoid burnout. I love using resources like Buffer and Tailwi…

AMA about The Rise of #Madibaism.

Jabulani Andrew Nzilane: Many movements including religions have failed because they have confined themselves to a particular geographical areas and populations to an extent that nations have become territorial regarding such movements. Madibaism is a universal movement and …

I am Sidney Evans - Brand Strategist, Author and Consultant. Ask me anything about building a powerful company or personal brand. I help transform brands and people into #BrandRockstars.

Sidney Evans, MBA: Please clarify the question.

Meg Gardiner - Award winning thriller writer. Ask me anything!

Meg Gardiner: I mentioned earlier that writing science fiction would be fun, because I love the genre. I also love comedy and true crime. Maybe someday I'll write a mashup. ;-)
May 21, 2018

I’m Dana King. I write a series of police procedural crime novels set in a small Western Pennsylvania town. My other series, about Chicago private investigator Nick Forte, has been nominated for two Shamus Awards by the Private Eye Writers of America. Ask me anything.

DanaKing: Who? The Beloved Spouse. Hands down.  What? Playing the trumpet. If someone called me right now and said I had six months to get my chops in shape and I could have a job playing in a decent orchestra and doing some teaching and freelance work on the …
May 20, 2018

GUY'S GUY, author, podcaster, syndicated blogger. I am a regular guy, on a spiritual quest, living an ordinary life. Ask Me Anything!

Robert Manni: Since I was 21 I have been fascinated about the communciations chasm between men and women and all the misconceptions they ahve about one another. We are wired differently so I wanted to write a book that helped women get a peek under the tent into t…

BRITISH CRIME THRILLER AUTHOR talks about her books. AMA

Siobhan C Cunningham: I would rather they didnt, some of the work is a little steamy and I dont want them to look at me differently afterwards.  I tend to ask them not to.  But I suspect a few of them have :-)
May 18, 2018

Donna M., Author & Spiritual Mentor. Please feel free to Ask Me Anything. Stay Blessed & Be Inspired!

Donna M.: Interesting question  its been an insightful journey many who know me have not purchased my book .  Where im lead I have freely given my book out ! this was a divine labor of love so I’m leaving it in Gods hands .
May 18, 2018

How do you get your books in a bookstore? Is it really worth getting them in there? So ask me anything about it.

Mike Sims: Yes, big difference.  My old printer had leased their own printing equipment and the quality was poor.  I had several customers buy hardcovers that fell apart.  They replaced them but it was substandard.  When they lost their printers, they moved to …

I'm Adelaide, author of YA sci-fi trilogy "Whitewashed." Ask Me Anything about publishing, writing, and the new cover for my second book!

Adelaide Thorne: Hi, Marie! For all three book covers I've gone through, the designers have been incredibly helpful and patient with me. They work hard to listen to my requests and do everything in their power to give me a cover I love. Of course, they're not mind-re…

Let's talk about your feature and short screenplays, and how to get past your first audience - contest readers. Thinking about a journalism career or the future of digital journalism? Ask me anything!

Patty Sandoval Sralla: No but I have witnessed other co-workers have their stories heavily edited or even held because of outside pressure. In one case, my husband, who was a journalist, was covering a nororiously bigoted mayor in McAllen, Texas in the 1990s. The mayor was…

Start a Dialogue With YA Author of Escape to Clown Town Tephra Miriam About Writing With Intensity. What does it mean to write with intensity? Ask me anything!

Tephra Miriam: Anything is possible! In the fantasy genre there are a lot of common fantastical beings such as, witches, wizards, fairies, goblins, hobbits end the list goes on. I don't really see this as 'copying.' It all comes down to the story and the character.…

Ask me anything about Writer's Block.

Author Gabrial Grant: My highlights so far are putting out my debut book Writers Block and putting out my play Love Story: The Rented Wedding.

World-breaking record: 1,000,000 words in 2 years! Stella Purple, bestselling AUTHOR, international award-winning GRAPHIC DESIGNER and ENTREPRENEUR. AMA about the ups and downs of indie-publishing, how a FULL-TIME author bought her first house!

Stella Purple: Right now I'm in my point of life when I am pressured to create art to generate more money. My advice is to schedule a holiday so you won't get too stressed out by this. Art is not like any steady desk job, so you can't treat it the same way. You'll …
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