Ep 14 Writing Works Wonders

Show Notes

Topic: Chapbooks Panel Part One
Guests Ann Chiappette and Abbie Johnson Taylor
Co-hosts: Cheryl McNeil Fisher and Kathy King

What arre Chapbooks? Why consider them, and if not, what might you be missing? Don’t miss this quick, fast-paced episode on innovative strategies for emerging and experienced authors! Gain insights and answers on marketing, pilot-testing, and/or distributing your work inexpensively! Ann Chiappetta and Abbie Johnson Taylor join Kathy and Cheryl to discuss how Chapbooks have beeb used for so many purposes. From a stepping stone strategy, to a ‘Calling card”, experimental publication, serial or thematic editions of poems, short stories, essays and more. We cover the landscape of chapbooks- e-books, blogs, hard copy… you’ll just have to listen.

Part One- (Episode 14)

  • What are the benefits for authors and readers?
  • A festival of Chapbooks?
  • How could authors use them?
  • What can be published in Chapbooks?
  • How do you publish them?
  • Where did they originate?

Part Two – (Episode 15)

  • Publishing/printing options
  • Republishing your blog or not?
  • Copyright issues- plagiarism!
  • Questions and Answers

Our Featured Chapbook Authors

Abbie Johnson Taylor
Email: [email protected]
Abbie Johnson Taylor is the author of two novels, two poetry collections, and a memoir. Her work has appeared in Magnets and Ladders, The Weekly Avocet, and other publications. She is visually impaired and lives in Sheridan, Wyoming. Please visit her website at: www.abbiejohnsontaylor.com

Ann Chiappetta M.S. author and poet.
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: Anniedungarees
Ann’s poems, creative nonfiction, essays and fiction regularly appear in journals, online magazines, blogs and small press reviews. Ann’s poetry has found a place in the pages of Breath and Shadow’s 2016 debut anthology, Dozen: The Best of Breath and how Shadow. Four books fill Ann’s authorly shelves and a fifth book is on its way in 2021. One overarching goal for Ann is to offer her books in all eBook, print and audio and file formats. Besides reading and writing, Ann spends time with her two- and four-footed family in New York’s historic and beautiful lower Hudson valley and continues to develop a mutually beneficial relationship with her assistive technology.
Find her on the web: www.annchiappetta.com and read her blog: www.thought-wheel.com

Resources Mentioned

Ann Chiappetta

Abbie Johnson Taylor

More Resources

Contact Information:

Cheryl McNeil Fisher – Author, Keynote Speaker, Educator and Coach. Seminars and Workshops Adults and Children. https://www.cherylmcneilfisher.com/ Submit your work for publication on our site. Guest blogging, poetry, short stories at: https://www.livinginspiredfullyeveryday.com/

Dr. Kathleen P. King– Author, Author Coach, Speaker & Professor (Ret.). http://www.transformationed.com/ Interested in technology and adult learning? Check out Dr. King’s newest book from Wiley: http://bit.ly/King2017

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