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Editor’s List: Authority Magazine’s Favorite ‘Five Things Videos’ About 5 Things You Need To Be A Successful Author or Writer (Part Three)

Some writers and authors have a knack for using language that can really move people. Some writers and authors have been able to influence millions with their words alone. What does it take to become an effective and successful author or writer? Authority Magazine started an interview series, called “5 Things You Need To Be A Successful Author or Writer” where we spoke to successful authors and writers who shared lessons from their experiences. Some of the experts we interviewed put together some fantastic videos sharing their “five things.” Please enjoy these videos and interviews below.

Ross Shafer

As part of this series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Ross Shafer. Ross Shafer is a former headlining standup comedian and Emmy-winning talk and game show host. He has written (11) books on performance, market growth, customer friction, and leadership. Ross’s latest book (2021), co-authored by Allison Dalvit, is titled: “RATTLED — Crazy A** Stories of Extreme Resilience to Help You go from Shook to Solid.”

The complete interview can be read here:

Kimberly King

Kimberly King, “The Tough Topics Mom,” is the author of the best-selling, most highly recommended book for children on prevention called I Said No! A kid-to-kid guide to keeping private parts private.

Kimberly is a mom of three children, a survivor, and Sexual Abuse Prevention Expert. ​She spends her time training adults and children on prevention strategies and sharing her expertise as a consultant, advisor, and media source.

The complete interview can be read here:

Randi-Lee Bowslaugh, RB Writing

Randi is a mental health advocate, author, and host of the Write or Die Show. She started writing at 14 years old as a coping strategy for her depression. Twenty years later she is now a mom, grandma, and thriving creative individual.

The complete interview can be read here:

Lillian Brummet, Brummet Media Group

Lillian and her husband Dave are the team behind Brummet Media Group, high-fiving cheerfully as they pass each other on the way from checking off one item or other from their long to-do list. Their business includes Dave’s music studio and percussion accessory products and graphic design work. The award-winning pair has 6 books available, with 3 more coming out this year and another coming out in ’23, and run 2 popular blogs as well. www.BrummetMedia.ca

The complete interview can be read here:

Peter Dudley

Peter is an author and leadership coach with an extensive background in marketing, employee engagement, and nonprofit management. A dedicated writer since childhood, he’s published several novels and has been quoted or published in Money, Reader’s Digest, US News, and several tech and business journals and blogs. In his career, he’s worked on the first stealth aircraft (the B-2), the first PDAs (Casio “Zoomer”), and the first smartphones (Nokia 9000). He’s lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since graduating from UC Berkeley, and he’s the proud father of two grown children.

The complete interview can be read here:

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Authority Magazine is devoted to sharing in-depth interviews, featuring people who are authorities in Business, Pop Culture, Wellness, Social Impact, and Tech