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SecondWind with Joyce

Mar 28, 2023

Kathy Sparrow is an award-winning author, ghostwriter, and publishing consultant who has mentored aspiring non-fiction, fiction, and poetry writers for over two decades. Known as a “behind-the-scenes secret weapon” to thought leaders, Kathy specializes in the areas of self-development, leadership, and memoir. 

She’s also an avid fly fisher and penned The Whispered Teachings of Grandmother Trout, touted as the feminine version of A River Runs Through It. She is co-author of the children’s books, Stanky & Cece: Break the Rules (2022) and Stanky & Cece: Out of Control (2023).

She has ghostwritten books and blogs on the topics of banking, personal growth and development, memoir, and leadership, including The Precipice of Life: Leadership and Personal Growth Insights from a Mountaineer’s Edge.

Kathy believes that our stories hold the power to heal and transform not only ourselves, but also our families, our communities, and the world. She’s dedicated her life to holding space for those who wish to embrace their calling to write, share their wisdom with others, and guide aspiring writers through the writing and publishing process.

What You'll Learn in This Episode:

  • Taking the first step to overcoming your fear
  • Background on her book, The Whispered Teachings of Grandmother Trout
  • How to take the first step to begin writing
  • How to schedule time for writing, but also time for inspiration
  • The importance of building an author platform
  • The moment that brought her joy and her tips to building more joy

Special offer for listeners: Schedule an exploratory call to learn more about Kathy's year-long writing program here.

Links Mentioned in This Episode:

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