Authorpreneurs Unleashed

Authorpreneurs Unleashed

Demystifying the Business of Writing. This weekly podcast will discuss all aspects of the entrepreneurial side of writing and being a published author. Interviews with other authors will discuss marketing, productivity, building an author platform, and much more.

Episodes

December 4, 2022 63 min

We talk about Kathryn’s framework for approaching your 2023 year to maximize your time to make your goals as both a writer and a business, and walk through how to apply it. 

Kathryn McClatchy is a digital media marketing strategist, content marketer, and social media manager, focused on serving the writing community. She is also a six-time stroke survivor and service dog partner. After stroke rehab, Kathryn became involved in the No...

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With the internet landscape in flux and social media applications poised for change, keeping up with security tactics is more relevant than ever. But with so many moving parts, new applications and sudden privacy policy rewrites, how can one be sure they are staying up-to-date with their personal and business security online?

Kathryn poses this question to professional White-Hat Hacker Dan Greenig as he delves into his 7 Principles ...

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November 20, 2022 14 min

Gratitude is so much more than just saying “Thank You.” It’s about the attitude, mindset, and practice of not only looking for the things we are thankful for, but taking the time to slow down, acknowledge what is good, and to find the good in what might appear to be not so good. A multitude of studies show that gratitude is essential for both physical and mental health.

In this short holiday episode, Kathryn is going to share some o...

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November 13, 2022 58 min

You can learn more about Unleashing the Next Chapter, Authorpreneurs Unleashed, and Kathryn at UnleashingTheNextChapter.com.

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You can learn more about Unleashing the Next Chapter, Authorpreneurs Unleashed, and Kathryn at UnleashingTheNextChapter.com.

Find all her social media links HERE.
UtNC Writers Community on Discord
UtNC Authorpreneurs Community (annual paid membership)

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Subscribe to the Authorpreneurs Unleashed podcast HERE or through your favorite podcast player.
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October 30, 2022 64 min

As we all spend a significant amount of time online for school, work, social, and relaxing, we don’t need to be paranoid or ignorant of the risks associated with our connectivity. But we do need to be aware. And we need to practice safe online habits, as well as teaching our loved ones to do the same.

Kathryn connected with Fiona Lucas, the founder of iRespectOnline® and the parent forum (as well as author of the book by the same ti...

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October 23, 2022 48 min

You can learn more about Unleashing the Next Chapter, Authorpreneurs Unleashed, and Kathryn at UnleashingTheNextChapter.com.

Find all her social media links HERE.
UtNC Writers Community on Discord
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Subscribe to the Authorpreneurs Unleashed podcast HERE or through your favorite podcast player.
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You can learn more about Unleashing the Next Chapter, Authorpreneurs Unleashed, and Kathryn at UnleashingTheNextChapter.com.

Find all her social media links HERE.
UtNC Writers Community on Discord
UtNC Authorpreneurs Community (annual paid membership)

Subscribe to the Unleashing email newsletter HERE


Subscribe to the Authorpreneurs Unleashed podcast HERE or through your favorite podcast player.
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October 9, 2022 26 min

You can learn more about Unleashing the Next Chapter, Authorpreneurs Unleashed, and Kathryn at UnleashingTheNextChapter.com.

Find all her social media links HERE.
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UtNC Authorpreneurs Community (annual paid membership)

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Subscribe to the Authorpreneurs Unleashed podcast HERE or through your favorite podcast player.
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October 2, 2022 50 min

You can learn more about Unleashing the Next Chapter, Authorpreneurs Unleashed, and Kathryn at UnleashingTheNextChapter.com.

Find all her social media links HERE.
UtNC Writers Community on Discord
UtNC Authorpreneurs Community (annual paid membership)

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Subscribe to the Authorpreneurs Unleashed podcast HERE or through your favorite podcast player.
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September 25, 2022 51 min

Authors often cite “creative freedom” and “increased control” when asked why they choose to self-publish. But then they often don’t realize there are other options besides Kindle Direct Publishing, don’t know how to access those options, or they simply get cold feet when it comes to publishing wide.

If this describes you, then this episode is here to help. One of the best parts of publishing wide is being able to reach the largest p...

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September 18, 2022 57 min

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Do you ever feel like it's just you and your imaginary friends on this writing journey? Or that you have used up your writing inspiration, and your muse has abandoned you? Perhaps it's time to get involved in the writers community. 

Speculative fiction author William R. “Bud” Humble is no stranger to writer’s groups. He advocates for increased connection between authors– no matter where they are i...

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September 11, 2022 49 min

Ever feel overwhelmed in the writing community and lost in a sea of social media accounts? If you aren’t getting the results you need, it's time for a new strategy. According to Forbes magazine, "Niching Down" can make a big difference.

In today’s episode, Kathryn talks with Sarah Gamez about networking within your genre, collaborating with other authors, and building your ideal audience. By day, Sarah works in marketing...

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Did you know that in 2022 there are over 2.4 MILLION podcasts? 

We are grateful you are choosing to listen to Authorpreneurs Unleashed, and think you might want to know a little more about Kathryn and why she does what she does.

In this episode, Authorpreneurs Unleashed’s producer, JoLynn Elkins, takes over host duties and interviews Kathryn.

From her early days in Marketing to her experiences as a young stroke survivor to her passion...

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You can learn more about Unleashing the Next Chapter, Authorpreneurs Unleashed, and Kathryn at UnleashingTheNextChapter.com.

Find all her social media links HERE.
UtNC Writers Community on Discord
UtNC Authorpreneurs Community (annual paid membership)

Subscribe to the Unleashing email newsletter HERE


Subscribe to the Authorpreneurs Unleashed podcast HERE or through your favorite podcast player.
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In order to figure out where we are going, it always helps to know where we have been. As working writers are adjusting to algorithms and A.I, Kathryn called on one of her favorite professors, and went back to class to get her questions answered. Hugh Burns was one of the pioneers who literally wrote the book, and the code, 45 years ago.

Hugh Burns’ dissertation (PhD in Rhetoric, University of Texas) bro...

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August 14, 2022 57 min

According to Business Insider dot com, “In the United States alone, over 200 million people dream of writing a book. Yet, the number of writers who go on to actually finish their manuscript is estimated to be just 3%. Of those, only 20% will go on to become published.”

Jessica White is both a traditionally and independently published romance author, a ghost writer, and the brains behind the 365 Writing Challenge. In addition to bein...

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August 7, 2022 59 min
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Are you wishing for more time to write? Wondering how to make your writing time more productive?

Kelley Rene is a wife and mother, full-time civilian employee for the military, active in Toastmasters, and is preparing to launch her own publishing imprint. She wears many hats, and embodies the saying, “If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it.”

In this episode, Kathryn discusses PROJECT MANAGE...

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July 31, 2022 51 min

In case you don't already know Tex Thompson, I'm thrilled to introduce the writing community to my friend, author, literary locksmith, and networker extraordinaire. This conversation is for the benefit of those of us who are introverted writers and need some skills and encouragement to venture out into the Writing Community, as well as for those who do not have a local community of writers, but would like to create one.

Abou...

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July 24, 2022 51 min

Internationally acclaimed, bestselling author, Australian Kate Forsyth, PhD joins Authorpreneurs Unleashed to discuss book launches. With over 25 years of experience and 48 launches across the globe and multiple genres, Kate is definitely an expert on this topic. Listen to Kate to be entertained, encouraged, and enlightened about both the author’s life and this specific aspect of being an authorpreneur.

About Our Guest:

Dr. Kate Fors...

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