Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Listen, Learn, Share, & Connect.

Apr 19, 2023

Dial into your passion and do it because it is worth it.

Today’s featured author is book editor and retired college creative writing and film professor, Luanne Smith. Luanne and I have a fun chat about her books, her journey from a blue-collar upbringing to becoming a collegiate professor, and more!


Key Things You’ll Learn:

How she became a writer

How being a film professor set her up for success as an author

What major setback set her up for success

Her advice for those that reached midlife and have not embraced their dreams yet


Luanne’s Site:

Luanne’s Books:


The opening track is titled "Intelligent Crew" by Rukunetsu (AKA Project R). To download this and other ear sugar from this artist, click the following link.


You May Also Like…


Ep. 330 – “A Long Way from Ordinary” with Ann Charles (@AnnWCharles):


Ep. 332 – “Her Perfect Life” with Hank Phillippi Ryan (@HankPRyan):


#LocalAuthor Bonus Ep. – “The Wise Man” with Michele Chynoweth (@AuthorMichele):


Ep. 530 – “Nurse Turned Award-Winning Author” with Helen Starbuck (@HelenSStarbuck):


Ep. 351 – “The Gift Legacy” with JP McLean (@jpmcleanauthor):


Ep. 410 – “Research Scientist Turned Urban Fantasy Author” with Kristi Charish (@kristicharish):


Ep. 314.5 (Holiday Bonus) – “Turning Point” with Kristy Smith (@kristynotkirsty):


Ep. 525 – “Words of Bek” with Becky Paroz:


Ep. 568 – “The Multi-Hyphen Mystery Author Life” with Diane Bator (@bator_l):


#Holiday Bonus Ep. – “Bird of Paradise” with Emily Johnson (@elhughes01):


Ep. 440 – “Healer: Reducing Crises” with Elizabeth Power (@ElizabethPower):