Lee Ann Mancini – Children’s Book Author

I recently joined AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) and was immediately welcomed by a number of sweet women including Lee Ann Mancini, an award winning children's book author whose books have just been released as an animated series. I'm excited to share about her journey as an author. What inspired you to write children’s…

Michelle Layer Rahal – Author, Educator, Reporter, Musician

Michelle Layer Rahal and Minh Phuong Towner

I love attending industry events like National Religious Broadcasters Convention and International Christian Retail Show because of the great connections we make. Michelle Layer Rahal is one of those connections. Michelle is a former radio news reporter and published educator. She and her husband make beautiful music together as long-time members of a Christian band…

Marnie Swedberg

I first discovered Marnie Swedberg when I watched one of her teleconferences. From there, I learned about Christian Women Speakers and was excited to sign on as speaker. The longer I know Marnie, the more I'm amazed at all that she does. She's the author of thirteen books. She travels around the globe speaking on…

Marketing for Authors – With Meghan Weyerbacher

I met Meghan Weyerbacher in a writing-related group and was instantly impressed with her energy and enthusiasm for others. She interviewed me on her blog and wrote an endorsement for the movie. Then when she found out we were doing movie screenings, she invites us to come to her church. Getting to meet her in…

Gwen Rollings – Author

What I like best about traveling with our movies are the people we meet along the way. In the case of Gwen Rollings, I actually met her aunt at a Summer of '67 church screening, and her aunt insisted that I connect with Gwen. I'm glad she did. Gwen is a fascinating woman, a military…

Marketing for Authors – With Tessa Emily Hall

I first met Tessa Emily Hall when she was an actress in our movie Providence. As we spent time together, I discovered not only was she a talented actress, but also a very accomplished writer. I've enjoyed watching her career flourish as she's toured the Southeast teaching writing and promoting her books. I look forward…

Marketing for Authors – With Caroline George

The first time I met Caroline George, I knew she was destined for greatness. The more I get to know her and see all that she's accomplishing at such a young age, the more excited I get to see what all she has in store for her future. Caroline is not only the author of…

Tricia Gunn – Author and TV Host

Tricia Gunn is the Founder of Parresia and the author of the book Unveiling Jesus. She's also co-host of A Real View of the Grace Life, a new tv show  making its debut on LeSEA Broadcasting Network. When we met up at NRB Convention, she talked about her book, her ministry, and her tv show. https://youtu.be/zZKE3wTakPo Social Corner:…

Kathleen Cooke – Author and Media Expert

Kathleen Cooke is one busy woman! She's a media executive, Hollywood Screen Actor's Guild actor, speaker, writer, and founding partner and VP of Cook Pictures, a media production company in Burbank, California. I caught up with her at NRB Convention and got to learn more about her world travels and her latest book, Hope 4…

A Royal Dance – With Author Linda Fergerson

Sharon Wilharm interviews author Linda Fergerson at NRB 2018

Authors are always told to write what they know. That can be challenging for writers to create fictional stories based on their own experiences, but Linda Fergerson accomplishes it in a unique way. She's written a novel based on her story of abuse, but based in the biblical world. She explained about the inspiration and…