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Natasha Tynes Author

I’m a Jordanian-American author and communications professional based in Washington, DC. I run my own digital media agency, Suburban Media Group, where I advise clients on the best digital media practices for their brand. I have over twenty years of experience working as a journalist, writer, and social media manager.

I’m a regular contributor to a number of publications inside and outside the United States. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, Nature Magazine, Elle Magazine, The Post, Esquire magazine, and Aljazeera, among others.

I have appeared on several TV programs, including Larry King Live, PBS’s Foreign Exchange, Paula Zahn show, CBS’s Morning Show, Scarborough Country, BBC’s Up all night, among others.

I host the podcast, Read and Write with Natasha, where I chat with authors, publishers, and book marketers around the world.

I’m the author of the speculative literary novel They Called Me Wyatt. My short stories have appeared in Geometry, The Timerbline Review, The Markez Review, and Fjords. Here is a link to some of my published work. For media inquiries, speaking engagements, and other questions, send an Email to: natasha@natashatynes.com

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Mastering The Self-Publishing Journey With Mary Carol Moore &Raquo; 60854458C4D1Acdf4E1C2F79C4137142D85D78E379Bdafbd69Bd34C85F5819Ad 61
Mastering the self-publishing journey with Mary Carol Moore

With  16 books to her name, author Mary Carol Moore shares her journey from a distinguished food journalist to a fiction writer whose upcoming novel,  Last Bets, covers the high-stakes backgammon bo…

With  16 books to h…

With  16 books to her name, author Mary Carol Moore shares her journey from a distinguished food journalist to a fiction writer whose upcoming novel,  Last Bets, covers the high-stakes backgammon boardgame in a sultry Caribbean setting. Throughout our conversation, Moore offers an insider's look at the intricacies of self-publishing and the marketing maze. As the publishing industry moves away from traditional agent partnerships, we explore the newfound autonomy authors have over their work alongside the hurdles they face in this dynamic landscape.We also uncovered tips on assembling a…

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Crafting Female Narratives From A Male Perspective With Author Ciahnan Darrell &Raquo; 6861A7550229613E3387373F20Ad829Ba4Bc5767Dd8Eb92E70A0Abe304D4E657
Crafting female narratives from a male perspective with author Ciahnan Darrell

In my latest episode with writer and scholar Ciahnan Darrell we discuss into the complexities of creating a feminine experience when you are a male author.In his novel, a Lifetime of Men, Ciahnan draw…

In my latest episode…

In my latest episode with writer and scholar Ciahnan Darrell we discuss into the complexities of creating a feminine experience when you are a male author.In his novel, a Lifetime of Men, Ciahnan draws from his own upbringing amidst powerful women colors, as he intertwines personal stories with societal struggles on feminism and reproductive rights, inviting us to reflect on the intricate dance between personal agency and cultural forces.As our discussion unfolds, we navigate the contentious terrain of minority representation in literature, considering the "own voices" movement and the heated …

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The Sailing Author: A Life On The Ocean And Self-Publishing At Sea &Raquo; 6861A7550229613E3387373F20Ad829Ba4Bc5767Dd8Eb92E70A0Abe304D4E657 3
The sailing author: A Life on the ocean and self-publishing at sea

 Author Paul Tramill lives aboard his sailboat, and has found a profound sense of freedom and self-discovery.When Paul is not steering his boat "Windflower" through tranquil waters or bracing against…

 Author Paul Tramil…

 Author Paul Tramill lives aboard his sailboat, and has found a profound sense of freedom and self-discovery.When Paul is not steering his boat "Windflower" through tranquil waters or bracing against the unexpected, he's penning novels and self-publishing from his floating abode.In this podcast, we talked about the world of self-publishing at sea, from leveraging friends' feedback to navigating the labyrinth of marketing and audiobook production. We also discussed how digital platforms are reshaping the landscape for authors who dare to follow their dreams off the beaten path. Paul…

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From Corporate Career To Children'S Book Advocate With Deema Al Alami &Raquo; 6861A7550229613E3387373F20Ad829Ba4Bc5767Dd8Eb92E70A0Abe304D4E657 1
From corporate career to children's book advocate with Deema Al Alami

Deema Alalami is an educator-turned-author and reading advocate, In this episode, we discuss the following:Transition to literary luminary: The transformation of Dima Alalami from corporate life to a…

Deema Alalami is an …

Deema Alalami is an educator-turned-author and reading advocate, In this episode, we discuss the following:Transition to literary luminary: The transformation of Dima Alalami from corporate life to a renowned author and reading advocate, along with the inception of her "Mother to Author" program.Embracing Arabic children's literature: An exploration of Dima's dedication to Arabic children's literature, detailing her journey through the writing world and the challenges and triumphs of career transition.The writing process: Dima's guidance on the essential steps of writing, …

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From Idea To Manuscript With Book Coach Kathy Otten &Raquo; 6861A7550229613E3387373F20Ad829Ba4Bc5767Dd8Eb92E70A0Abe304D4E657
From idea to manuscript with book coach Kathy Otten

Do you know what a book coach does? I sit down with Kathy Otten, a certified book coach and published author.  Kathy sheds light on the customized support that book Coaching provides, from the germi…

Do you know what a b…

Do you know what a book coach does? I sit down with Kathy Otten, a certified book coach and published author.  Kathy sheds light on the customized support that book Coaching provides, from the germination of an idea to the pride of a completed manuscript and the labyrinth of choices that the publishing world presents.For anyone in need of a nudge or a wellspring of encouragement, this episode promises to fuel your writing journey with the reminder that persistence and authenticity are the heartbeats of every great story.Support the show********************************************************…

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