1. The sailing author: A Life on the ocean and self-publishing at sea Natasha Tynes 42:03

 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 is also the host of the podcast Offshore Sailing and Cruising with Paul Trammell.

Paul's journey is a testament to the undying spirit of adventure and the relentless pursuit of creativity, wherever you may find yourself in the world—or on the water.

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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