In episode 304, we bring you a special feature with five authors talking about their debut journeys in a variety of genres. We also explore Indie publishing with USA Today bestselling author Jenifer Ruff and check out a continent-hopping romantic drama. Plus we have extra writing tips and book recommendations throughout!
This episode is all about journeys. The journey of a mother through her 17 year cancer experience. The journey of a daughter who was with her every step of the way, and the 25 year long journey of a very special book. A book that was started by Marilyn Anne Hughes when she was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and the 8 year journey to finish the book by her daughter Emily Hughes Johnson.
In this episode, my guest Emily Johnson shares her powerful story for fulfilling her mother’s dying wish: to finish and publish her manuscript.
It was such an honor to have Emily Johnson on the show! She she shared her authentic self, how it feels to grow up with a mom with terminal cancer, to growing through grief and how she became an unexpected published author.
Join host Asha Kumar as she talks to Emily about her story, the inspiration behind Bird of Paradise and what went into finishing her mom's life work.
Join host Lani Parker Piece as she talks with Emily about the journey of finishing her mom's novel.
Join host Rich LaMonica as he talks to Emily about what it was like growing up with a parent facing a terminal illness, the grieving process and what it was like to complete Bird of Paradise after her mom passed.
This week, my special guest describes how she honored her mother and kept her legacy alive by completing her novel and getting it published.
In this episode, host Aaron Apollo Camp interviews Emily, who finished writing the book Bird of Paradise after her mother, Marilyn Anne Hughes, passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Today we welcome Emily Johnson, who shares her beautiful story of the gift she received following the passing of her beloved mother.
Wow! What a story. We are convinced that Emily Johnson’s life could easily become a movie someday. Emily is a fellow author, but she came to writing in a much less conventional way than Bunny did.
The End is the Beginning with Emily Johnson. Today Emily Johnson and I converse about her incredible story of finishing a novel, Bird of Paradise, that her mother wrote for many years before her death.
A beautiful story perfect for Mother’s Day, or when you just need a reminder that even through the sadness and craziness of life, beauty can be found. Enclosed in a letter would be her mother’s final wish… That she finish telling the story that her mother had already begun to tell.
You will be so inspired by Emily Johnson’s story of the profound love that a mother and daughter share! She shares how her mother found the strength and motivation to live after being diagnosed with cancer when Emily was just a young teenager and her courageous 17-year battle with various forms of that disease. Emily also shares her own personal struggles in coping with her mother’s diagnosis and years of hospitalization and treatment.
Today’s featured author is mom, wife, reader, golfer, dog lover & kickboxer, Emily Johnson. Emily and I talk about her book, “Bird of Paradise”, dealing with grief, and more!!
Welcome! Today's guest is Emily Johnson, an author and mother of 1 from Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
Emily grew up with a creative mother, she spent many years dancing ballet and playing golf, and numerous trips to see The Phantom of the Opera. Emily has a background in journalism and marketing,
Bird of Paradise