Ladey Adey Show


Writing Books with Kris Cavanaugh Castro - Author and Coach

Ladey interviews Author and Coach Kris Cavanaugh Castro from Shift Inc about:

  • the process of writing
  • how to stop procrastination
  • value of being an author and much more.

Kris has an amazing ability to pull her clients through difficult changes to remain on top of their game and produce more consistent results - at home and at work.  

She and Ladey share their love of working with people who have a dream of writing a book and how to overcome some common Author problems.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Ladey Adey and David Rogers talk about "Fuelled Fit and Fired UP"

Season 2023, Ep. 29
In this episode, Ladey Adey is joined by David Rogers.David is Chief Business Narrator at Fuelled, Fit and Fired Up. He passionately believes every business has untapped potential, a best-selling success story yet to be written. Using a childlike curiosity to explore the solutions to business challenges, David works with you to create the narrative that allows your people and business to thrive.With an inquisitive nature about people and business, coupled with working for industry-leading organisations, has allowed David to learn from the best. After a successful corporate career, working across many business functions, David set up Fuelled, Fit and Fired Up to share his knowledge and help people, businesses, and communities thrive.Along with this journey came David's book, Fuelled Fit and Fired UP – Unleash the Power of a Healthy life.Toward the end of 2019, David made the decision to change his own lifestyle, addressing diet and exercise. Through the pandemic, David shared recipes, exercises, and tips and tricks that were aiding his new healthier lifestyle. During a writing experience with Michael Heppel the title and first chapter came to life. Tips: "When writing my book I found reading more than usual helped my process. I tend to read business, self-development, and biographies, but I have recently started reading fiction which has triggered my creativity again, helping me think differently about life’s challenges"Favourite Quote: "Do What You Love, Love What You Do"Useful linksGuest: David RogersWebsite: Social media: Song mentioned:  Ladey Adey: Book Academy: Vicky Galbraith - Podcast VA:
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Fiona Myles THIS IS ME – No Darkness Too Deep, from addiction, prostitution and challenges to Christian life and hope

Season 2023, Ep. 28
In this episode, Ladey Adey and the book academy are joined by author Fiona Myles.Fiona Myles, born in the mid-60s is married to the amazing Brian, a gorgeous redhead. They share one daughter, Georgie, and a son, Connor.They have called Manchester home for the past 18 years.Fiona started writing and telling stories at a fairly young age, her Mum bought me a typewriter when she was eight or nine years old. From there she battered away at that little typewriter day in and day out. Fast forward 45 years and the laptop has become her new typewriter. Fiona has found her passion as an author and blogger has reignited with a strong desire to bring hope in an awful time called “Lockdown”.Fiona has a series of books including,THIS IS ME – No Darkness Too DeepTHIS IS ME – I’m AdoptedADOPTION TRAUMA – Latest BookTHIS IS ME - No Darkness Too Deep tells Fiona's story of becoming a Christian from a challenging background of addiction, prostitution, and difficulty. Fiona felt her story could inspire and help to change their life.THIS IS ME - I'm Adopted. Fiona talks about her experiences being adopted as a child, her struggles with fertility, and how life went full circle when she adopted her daughter.Fiona hopes that by sharing her story she can let people know that whatever the challenge, there is a pathway through the dark times. For Fiona, this was becoming a Christian.With more books hinted at, we look forward to what is to come for Fiona and "Adopted and Angry"....Top Tip, " Focus , focus, focus. On both reading what you can and determining yourself to write every day regardless of how you feel. Get someone alongside you that’s not afraid to tell you your writing is not great and work towards making it great. Invest in yourself" - wise words!  Useful linksGuest: Fiona MylesWebsite: media:  Ladey Adey: Book Academy: Vicky Galbraith - Podcast VA:
Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Sandra Peachey to Lady Adey about 10 years of writing Peachey Letters – Love Letters to Life

Season 2023, Ep. 30
In this episode, Ladey Adey is joined by Sandra Peachey.Ladey and Sandra met through networking. This episode, recorded on 14th February 2023 - Valentine's Day celebrates the 10th anniversary of the book Peachey Letters – Love Letters to Life. Originating from a blog in 2012, Sandra is celebrating this milestone by recording and releasing her first audiobook. Sandra has always felt she was a writer. As a small child when learning my words, she would imitate her father's grown-up, joined up-hand-writing, creating wobbly, meaningless versions of her own.Sandra confesses an obsession with people-watching. At the age of 11, she read psychology books and would peer over their pages on the bus ride to school, checking out the other passengers, and trying to read THEM, too.As years passed by, Sandra managed to combine a corporate career as a Human Resources expert: managing people, whilst crafting precisely written policies and perfectly polished letters.In her 40s Sandra had a happy mid-life crisis, took a pause from the Corporate world, and trained as a life and business coach. At the same time she became a Director of the Women's Personal Development community 'Damsels in Success' (now known as Simply Sisterhood), running groups in England and Scotland for over 5 years.Nervously, in February 2012 she began a blog called 'Peachey Letters', setting herself the challenge of writing a love letter to the world every day of February. Tip: "My first piece of advice to would be writers is simply to start and keep going! What you write and how you write will depend on why you write. As for me, well - I write for myself, first and foremost. I read broadly in fiction and self-fiction to keep my mind exercised and energised. Whilst there is a temptation to make comparisons, I always remind myself that only I can write the words I write" - Sandra Peachey.Favourite Quote: “So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings, forever, in Never Never Land!”J M Barrie – Peter Pan Useful linksGuests: Sandra PeacheyWebsite: media: Podcast Freebie: The first five people to email Sandra at confirming they have heard the podcast, will receive a signed, free copy of the Peachey Letters paperback version Ladey Adey: Book Academy: Vicky Galbraith - Podcast VA: