The Power of Words - Why Every Author Needs an Editor

May 23, 2015
Hosted by Athena Dean Holtz

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Words have the power to attract or repel, to draw a reader in or cause them to lose interest. They have the ability to heal or to wound. They are the power of life and death. The importance of words and the way in which they are crafted can fan the flame of a growing writing ministry or completely extinguish it. On this Saturday's episode, we'll be discussing The Power of Words, and why every author needs an editor. Not just someone who calls themselves an editor, but a professional editor who knows the rules and has successful experience. Join me as I interview three women whose lives revolve around the written word and shine with excellence.

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Our program is designed to educate and empower aspiring authors, thought leaders, business owners and others with a story to tell. Publishing is big business and with that comes a jungle of options rife with potential dangers. This show will be a resource to help you determine the best way to get your message into print, and uncover avenues to reach your audience, or potential audience. Each weekly show will also feature a special segment called “Ask Athena” that will directly answer your questions on any publishing, branding, or book marketing topic.

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Athena Dean Holtz

Athena Dean Holtz

Athena Dean Holtz is the Publisher at Redemption Press and a recognized pioneer and leader in Christian self-publishing with over twenty five years in the field. A former co-founder and owner of WinePress Publishing, she has served as a book coach, speaker, mentor and frequent presenter on self-publishing and marketing at writer’s conferences. As a radio personality she hosted a weekly live radio program for women on two different Salem affiliated stations (www.alwaysfaithfulradio.com). Athena is a frequent blogger at www.athenadeanholtz.com and the author of three books, including "Consumed by Success: Reaching the Top and Finding God Wasn't There.” She resides in the Seattle area with her pastor-husband, Ross Holtz, and enjoys her role of wife and grandmother.

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