The Empowered Authors’ Virtual Book Tour 2023 is pioneered by Jennifer Richards, the founder of Transform Global Services, an author, educator and NLP Practitioner.

This tour seeks to showcase the inspirational literary work done by 14 authors from different genres and countries across the world via a variety of social media platforms and avenues. 

The tour officially began on July 19 2023 on the Hangout Podcast and will end on October 10 2023. 

Promising to be captivating, educational and transformative Jennifer joins me today to discuss what to expect on this tour.

This is the Business of a Virtual Book Tour…

Joanna Barbolla is an Artist, Designer, Teacher, Corporate Executive and self-published author, editor & illustrator of DIVULGE D’VINO, an entertainingly sassy wine & art book which discusses the origin of various specialty wines from across the globe. 

Suggestions on food pairings, flavours and grape varieties are explored, as well as unique, one-of-a-kind abstract art, which brings each chapter alive as the reader experiences a beautiful collaboration of Wine & Art.

This is The Business of Pairing Wine & Art…

Waterfall Adams is a creative professional who took her destiny into her own hands. 

Her real name is Veronica Elizabeth Adams. 

She was born in Paducah, Kentucky and was raised in Mobile, Alabama.

She has an Associate of Science in General Education degree from Bishop State Community College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History with a Dramatic Arts minor from the University of South Alabama.

Waterfall joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen today to discuss The Business of Poetry…

Karla Bautista, known by her stage name as “Art of Bodybending”, is a multidisciplinary artist who aims to stretch the limits of the body and mind. She is an avant-garde storyteller, singer-songwriter, contortionist, fine art model, and pole dancer. 

Determined to grow past limited spaces and conventions for her to share her unconventional art, she stretched her capabilities and went on to self-produce and direct 12 of her own music videos during the pandemic. She hopes to break barriers for society’s minorities with the messages of feminism, collectivism, and embodying your power. 

This is The Business of Bodybending…

Eva Rickett, originally from Scandinavia, has lived in England for over 35 years and makes people’s precious memories more accessible. Digitising old videos, tapes, films, images, slides, negatives and much more the company also digitally enhances and repairs damaged and faded photos.

Alongside this, Eva creates photo, memory and ‘this is your life” style books and has been running this business, which began as a hobby, for five years. With a real passion for what she does, Eva, together with her husband, now have a shop in Henley on Thames.

Eva joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss The Business of Digitising Memories…

Lucy Sheffield is an abstract artist. Her passion lies in freedom of expression using bright colours. 

Lucy loves to intuitively paint, allowing all of her bubbly personality to be splashed across the canvas. Lucy comes alive when she paints, and loves to spread that joy & beauty out into the world for all to see.

With a history of heavy drinking Lucy found solace and sobriety when she began accessing and expressing her true self through paint and canvas. 

She is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to share her story on The Business of Art to Heal Addiction…

Kate Knight is a knitwear designer who specialises in recycled and sustainable cashmere and cashmere blends. Currently she lives just outside Bordeaux, France after living and working in New York City, London and the Swiss Alps. 

Kate has designed knitwear for brands such as Nordstrom, The White Company, Lands’ End, Barney’s and Whistles. She has taught every age group from 7 year olds to PhD students and industry professionals and loves to build connections with factories, yarn agents, brands, fellow freelancers and designers. 

Today, Kate is passionate about design and building communities and helping to educate people on knitwear design and she joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss Sustainable Cashmere…

Born in London, former professional show jumper, John King almost found himself in the TV and Movie industry by accident by discovering a niche market for his skill set.

His unique experience and offerings and a fierce passion for exploring unusual opportunities and pushing himself out of his comfort zone, has led to leading roles in movies and TV series across the globe, particularly in Eastern Europe and East Africa. 

John joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen today to discuss the Business of the TV and Movie Industry – away from the Hollywood lights.

Mara Deuschle has been working in the music industry for over a decade, starting out as a concert promoter and managing artists around Switzerland during her university studies.

She now lives in Copenhagen where she works for the music publisher APL Publishing. Her main focus is placing music in film, TV and advertisements. She also works with artists from Switzerland as a music manager and joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen today to discuss the Business of Music in Film and TV…

Mandy Nicholson is a Creative Consultant, Artist, Author and Creative Retreat owner who helps women to launch, grow and scale their businesses.

Mandy has made it her mission to step into the creative space and break down the myth of the ‘starving artist’ by teaching creative women how to become successful entrepreneurs with confidence and vision and she joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the Business of Creativity.