Discovered Wordsmiths

Discovered Wordsmiths


Latest Episodes

Episode 47B – Lily Mackenzie – Demystifying the Path to Publication
May 06, 2021

While Lily is still a new author, she has published several books. In that time, she's learned some valuable lessons about publishing and talks about some things that other authors get wrong.

Episode 47A – Lily Mackenzie – Freefall
May 06, 2021

Lily Mackenzie is originally from Calgary, Alberta Canada but has lived in Northern California for most of her life. As a single mom, she worked at several jobs, including at a dance studio. At one point she discovered that she wanted to be a writer...

Episode 46B – Erin Royce – Marketing Children’s Books
April 26, 2021

Erin and Stephen discuss how to market a kids book and get the word out. It is significantly harder to market to kids than adults, but we discuss several things that Erin has been doing.

Episode 46A – Erin Royce – Mommy, why?
April 26, 2021

Erin fell in love with Canada after working on a cruise ship and now lives in Calgary, Alberta. She has written a kids book based on her daughters questions. Naturally, she named it Mommy, why? https://www.amazon.

Episode 45B – Josh & Rose Foreman – Co-op and Worldbuilding
April 12, 2021

Josh and Rose are unique in that they have collaborated on a fantasy book , but are also mother and son. We talk about what it's like to work with someone that's related to you. Since Josh is focused on a very connected universe,

Episode 45A – Josh & Rose Foreman – The Scarred King
April 12, 2021

Rose and Josh are a mother/son co-writing team. They are working on a universe, not just a book. There are plans for multiple books within this universe. Josh works on video games and uses that knowledge to help build his world AND design other item...

Episode 44 – Annabelle – Lost in Christmas Wonderland
April 08, 2021

Annabelle is a 10 year old girl that lives in London. She goes to school and enjoys the same games and movies and other activities that her friends do. Annabelle is different in one very important way. She is a published author.

Episode 43B – Caramel Lucas – The Right Publisher
March 30, 2021

On the second half of the podcast with Caramel Lucas, we discuss being an entrepreneur in today's world. Caramel has multiple streams of income because there are many things she enjoys doing. She's an entertainer and likes to entertain - whether i...

Episode 43A – Caramel Lucas -In Love with the Other Man
March 30, 2021

Caramel is a very busy woman. She writes books, but is also a stand up comic and a motivational speaker in Orlando, Florida. And it doesn't stop there. She has a YouTube channel where she shows a movie she made based on her book and she's even created ...

Episode 42B – Doug Lawrence – Time
March 23, 2021

Doug talks about finding the time to write and using the time you have to write. Authors need to get the words out, but we don't always follow our own advice. Transcript: Stephen 0:47All right, well, welcome back to the podcast,