The Heidi Thorne Show

Interview with Editor and Author Shayla Raquel | Episode 129

February 18, 2020

This is a very special episode of the podcast! My fellow editor and author friend, Shayla Raquel, joined me for a conversation about author branding. She is the author of The Ten Commandments of Author Branding and the novel, The Suicide Tree. Links to Shayla's books and website--and her great resources!--is provided below.

Full YouTube video:

Time-stamped show notes (click time-stamp to jump to that part of the video on YouTube):

0:10 Author Shayla Raquel joins the show

1:10 Shayla's book, The 10 Commandments of Author Branding

1:52 Shayla Raquel's writing, editing, and community service work

3:59 Does your book stink like rotten eggs?

7:42 Why Shayla loves constructive criticism

9:36 The First Commandment of Author Branding

14:02 Authors' privacy and social media concerns

22:48 Why Shayla no longer recommends book launch teams

28:13 How to connect with Shayla Raquel

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