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Finding Your Purpose in Writing and Life with Stephanie Solomon

Ep. 132
In This Episode…

In this week’s PR 360, we talk with Stephanie Solomon about writing books, self-publishing, purpose over profit, and more! She is a coach, hypnotherapist, and author.

 

More of an "about me" would be an entrepreneur of all sorts. Stephanie owns a travel franchise, works full-time at an orthodontic office, and is a part-time coach in the dental field. She's also a hypnotherapist, helping people with anxiety and addictions. Last, Stephanie writes children's books that she donates a portion to the breast cancer research and education, children with cancer, and her pending 501c3 called Luna's Light.

 

Show Notes

·      [01:20] Are you a coffee or tea drinker?

·      [01:30] Any favorite coffee creamers?

·      [01:51] Can you summarize your expertise?

·      [02:27] What is your writing process?

·      [04:24] How has your writing process changed for future books?

·      [05:57] How can they implement this in their own life?

·      [07:06] Do you have strategies to get book reviews?

·      [09:17] How did you write three books?

·      [13:32] Do you think writers should self-publish?

·      [16:00] Finding a platform built for indie authors?

·      [18:57] Learning through failure.

·      [19:38] Can you explain purpose over profit?

·      [24:20] How do you manage writing books and work on other projects?

·      [26:57] Fun question: What is one book you think everyone should read once?

·      [28:32] Final thoughts


People and Companies, We Mentioned in the Show

·     Stephanie Solomon was our guest today.


Episode Length: 29:43

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