TLE #018: Interview with Stacy Hawkins Adams, Author in You

TLE #018: Interview with Stacy Hawkins Adams, Author in You

We’re kicking off the first The Literary Entrepreneur Podcast of 2015 with bestselling and award-winning author, Stacy Hawkins Adams.  Stacy has opened her Author In You™ Group Coaching with both fiction and nonfiction tracks. Early-bird registrations ends Friday, January 9, 2015, so don’t miss out!

Podcast Notes

Stacy shares:

  • Her publishing journey as one of the few African American authors in the CBA
  • How she has adapted her book marketing during the past decade
  • Her acceptance of social media and her desire to be inspiring and authentic
  • The importance of leadership as it relates to entrepreneurship
  • How she started Author In You™ Group Coaching and when the next sessions starts
  • Tips for new authors overwhelmed by book marketing
  • Follow her online at,, 

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About Our Guest

Stacy Hawkins Adams is an award-winning author and journalist with a reputation for helping others be confident in their own stories, while weaving tales herself in both the fiction and nonfiction genres.

Her eight nationally-published women’s fiction novels feature themes related to personal growth, faith, social justice and unconditional love. Those titles include Lead Me Home (recipient of a Publisher’s Weekly starred review); Coming Home (a 2012 Target stores Recommended Read); and The Someday List, an Essence magazine bestseller. Her sole nonfiction book, Who Speaks To Your Heart? gives women practical tips and inspiration on how to connect more deeply with God.

Before becoming an author, Stacy was a newspaper reporter for 14 years, primarily at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia. She went on to build a freelance writing career through which she penned articles for national publications such as AARP’s Bulletin, Heart & Soul magazine and She also served as a writing, marketing and community engagement strategist for nonprofits, using her skills to help family, youth-centric and literacy organizations better tell their stories.

In addition to penning books, Stacy currently writes an award-winning freelance parenting column for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. She also provides guidance to aspiring authors through her coaching program, Author In You, and by occasionally serving as an adjunct professor at the University of Richmond.


Coming Soon!

Tyora Moody is the author of Soul-Searching Suspense novels in the Reed Family Novellas, Eugeena Patterson Mysteries, Serena Manchester Series and the Victory Gospel Series. She is also the author of the nonfiction book, The Literary Entrepreneur’s Toolkit, and the compilation editor for the Stepping Into Victory Compilations under her company, Tymm Publishing LLC.

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