The Podcast Where I Talk About Publishing

Estelle Erasmus

By Estelle Erasmus

I met DJ Paris of the blog Thoughts from Paris, at BlogU when I spoke there last June. He was teaching a Podcast session,  right before mine. He attended my session, we chatted afterward and we’ve since kept in touch.

I was thrilled when he invited me to be a guest on his very popular podcast. We spoke about  my background in traditional publishing, how I moved to digital, my experience with Listen to Your Mother, the conferences I’m speaking at, my editing/writing coaching business  and my thoughts on writing the perfect essay.

I start off the podcast by reading  a piece I wrote for The Washington Post On Parenting.

Here is the link to the show.

A Couple of Other Cool Things

I love this one:  I got into the Guinness Book of World Records 2016 when I rode a segway (with Kevin James) and company, courtesy of The Moms. We did a full 360 degree turn-with over 100 people–the largest ever amount of people to do it.  I’m fourth from the right (with my mouth open, you can’t miss me).

Guinness Book

Yvonne Spence wrote a lovely review of Mothering Through the Darkness, the HerStories Project book that I have an essay in called “The Savage Song of My Birthright Blues,” where I write about my antipartum depression (depression during pregnancy).  I am so honored that she says how much she enjoyed my essay.

That’s why we write, right? To connect with and resonate for our readers.

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8 thoughts on “The Podcast Where I Talk About Publishing”

  1. You are having a lot of great experiences–writing, speaking and riding cool new devices. It’s great that you are helping people address their depression. All my best to you.

  2. You know, I wish I didn’t think I’d fall on my butt if I rode a Segway. You do know the founder of the company rode one off a cliff accidentally… to his death? I could see that happening to me, so no Segways for this girl!
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