A special show is scheduled for February 14, 2019.

Win a chance to be on a show and receive extra promotion and advertising for this Valentine’s Day Special. This is open to any author in any genre.

Publicity is what every author needs and wants. But how can you get the best publicity that is available these days? A Radio Show is one of the best ways to do it. Indie Beacon Radio was created out of DEAR Texas Radio and has on average 2,000 listeners on all of its various platforms. Now, as part of the iHeart Radio, we are making Indie Beacon Radio even better by doing both Audio and Video Live.

To celebrate this growth, we are doing a special show on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2019. We will be doing extra promotion, press, etc., for the author scheduled for this special event. We have also turned this event into a fundraiser to continue our various literacy programs with DEAR Indie/DEAR Texas.

To be the selected author for this special event, we are offering a chance to purchase a tax-deductible raffle ticket for $5.00 each. Simply go to this web page and select which hostess you would like to interview you and purchase the ticket. Of course, you can purchase as many tickets as you would like. http://Radio.IndieBeacon.com  You may purchase one ticket at a time.  IF you would like more then one ticket, simply email us the Host/Hostess you would like to have interview you and how many tickets you would like to info@dearindie.org

The winner will be selected on January 31, 2019. Tickets are available now here: Purchase before December 31st to get your 2018 deduction.

Choose Your Hostess

Still on the fence? Here are 14 reasons why you should participate:

  1. Supporting Literacy
  2. Get Worldwide Exposure
  3. Increase your Social Media Following
  4. Turn Listeners into Fans
  5. Sell Books
  6. Grow your Author Platform
  7. Increase Visitors to your Website
  8. Raise your Amazon Rankings
  9. Get Reviews
  10. Get a Tax Write-off for your Purchase
  11. Free Advertising that Lasts for Years
  12. Have Fun!
  13. Any Author Anywhere has a Chance to Win
  14. Gain Exposure to New Groups Promoted to for this Show


Choose Your Hostess


Welcome to Indie Beacon Radio Show. We will spotlight authors from around the country as part of our continued marketing support and outreach. Listed below are the authors that we interviewed with links to their show for you to enjoy.

If you would like to get scheduled for Indie Beacon Radio, simply click here and contact us.

Authors Interviewed

Aired Jan 31, 2018 - Award Winning Author & Speaker
B Alan Bourgeois, the founder of Indie Beacon and many other organizations that support Independents explains the value of Indie Beacon
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 78%20with%20C%20J%20Peterson
I was raised in a Christian military home, but it was far from tranquil. Like many young people, I left home as soon as possible, and went my own way, thinking I knew better.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show  77%20with%20Cindy%20C%20Murray
Cindy C. Murray is the author of the award winning Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Book Series. She loves to write and share engaging and imaginative stories with young readers.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show  76%20with%20Tanner%20Roberts
Moral arguments have taken the place of empirical evidence. Virtue signaling has replaced constructive political discussion.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show  75%20Introducing%20the%20Hostesses
Author interview
Meet the Hostesses and Host of Indie Beacon Radio. Learn why they love to be a part of the show and what they hope to help bring out of their guests during the interview.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show  74%20with%20Kimberley%20Dewberry
Kimberly Dewberry struggled for 25 years to cope with the pain, hurt, guilt, regret, unworthiness, and shame caused by her addicted father.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show %2073%20with Charles%20Breakfield
Charles holds a master’s degree and works for a high-tech manufacturer as a solution architect, functioning in hybrid data/telecom environments.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show %2072%20with Chenda%20Tom
Chenda Tom has been an educator for over 22 years. Her passion and desire to educate children and make a positive impact on their lives is apparent in her daily work.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show%2071%20with Alan%20Elliott
Alan is a native Texan with a knack for story. He is co-author of the family comedy movie Angels Love Donuts (with Leon McWhorter) filmed in Dallas and released on DVD.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show%2070%20with Roy%20Clinton
Roy Clinton is a Western author and psychotherapist who divides his time between Texas and the Canadian Rockies.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show  69%20with Helen%20Munday
Helen Munday, was born during the apartheid era of South Africa. Her dream of going to America began at age thirteen, and was realized at age twenty one.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show  68%20with%20Pat%20Haddock
A sixth-generation Texan, storytelling is in Pat Haddock’s blood.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show  67%20with%20Kathi%20Laughman
Kathi C. Laughman specializes in overcoming the unexpected and rescuing plans that have gone awry.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show  66%20with%20Elizabeth%20Rentz
Elizabeth Rentz, an author, executive transformational coach, and motivating professional speaker, helps even high-achieving individuals achieve more.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show  65%20Book%20Nook%20Inn
Author Interviewed
Book Nook Inn Bed and Breakfast is located just outside the Beaumont, Texas city limits on the edge of the Scenic Big Thicket in Lumberton, Texas.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 64%20with%20Michael%20S%20Clifton
Mike Clifton has been involved in public education for over 30 years as a teacher, coach, and administrator, and currently lives in Mount Pleasant, Texas with his wife, Melanie.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 63%20with%20Carol%20Cook
Writing since her youth, Carol has published her short stories in magazines andnewspapers for over thirty years.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 62%20with%20Scott%20Bell
Scott Bell holds a degree in Criminal Justice from North Texas State University, and has enjoyed careers in both asset protection as well as sales.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 61%20with%20Lea%20Ann%20Vandygriff
She married a young law student and eventually they began their own law firm. She worked beside her husband for 26 years until his untimely passing.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 60%20with%20Rebecca%20NIetert
Rebecca Nietert is an NSA Speaker with www.CarryTheDream.com, Publisher, Write Coach, 5-Star-Author on Goodreads for her novels, HEART OF GOLD, CHASING FAIRYTALES, and PROVOCATIVE CONFESSIONS.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 59%20with%20Dan%20Kilday
f you had told Dan Kilday that he would one day write a children's book, he would've told you that you were crazy! He grew up dreaming of hosting SportsCenter on ESPN or interviewing the president on 60 Minutes.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 58%20with%20Linda%20A%20W%20King
Linda A.W. King has a B.S. in math and science from Rollins College, an M.A. in literature, and completed the writing courses toward a Ph.D. in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 57%20with%20Raven%20Bohannon
Born in Philadelphia Pa. Raven Bohannon is the youngest of six children. Beside writing,Raven took care of her mother until her death November 2016. Raven and her mother had a very close bond.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 56%20with%20Shonda%20M%20Quarles
Shondra M. Quarles is a teacher and children’s book author who lives in Dallas.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 55%20with%20Michael%20Willingham
Willingham was in the navy, he was an award-winning cartoonist. His strip "All in a Daze Work" was highly acclaimed aboard his carrier vessel.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 54%20with%20WR%20Klemm
As a Professor of Neuroscience at Texas A&M University and a widely published researcher, Dr. Klemm is a Sigma Xi "Distinguished Scientist," a Distinguished Alumnus of Auburn University.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 53%20with%20Cynthia%20Darwin
Cynthia Darwin lives in Galveston, Texas with her husband Roger Sturgell and assorted animals. She is a mother and grandparent.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 52%20with%20Stephen%20D%20Dunn
Stephen Dunn began writing poetry after a successful career as a both a business owner and a noted designer.
B Alan Bourgeois is the founder of several organizations that support & market Texas Authors & Indie Authors.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 50%20with%20B%20N%20Carman
Using powers can age you, kill you...or drive you mad. Ian Sharp knows none of this when his destructive powers wreck his house and nearly kill his sister.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 49%20with%20Julie%20Beasley
Through touching rhymes and vivid illustrations (and a heap of help from the letter H), H is for Harvey portrays the struggles and heartaches of those caught in Hurricane Harvey’s rising waters.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 48%20with%20B%20Alan%20Bourgeois
B Alan Bourgeois is the creative mind behind many programs and events that support and market Indie Authors.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 47%20with%20Thomas%20Fletcher%20Grooms
Thomas ‘Tom’ Fletcher Grooms, commentator with unparalleled expertise on Russia and China, world affairs and international business, earned both JD and multiple PhDs.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 46%20with%20Bob%20Doerr
Bob Doerr is a prolific award winning author in a variety of genre's. His thrilling crime dramas and mysteries keep the readers engaged and show a more truer side to military life.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 45%20with%20Addison%20Brae
We all need and deserve a second chance. Addison Brae in her new book Broker Circle has given her character that opportunity.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 44%20with%20Book%20Life
Author Services
The following interview was done live at the Publishers Weekly corporate office in NYC when B Alan Bourgeois meet with Carl Pritzkat the director for Book Life a division of Publishers Weekly.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 43%20with%20Rosie%20J%20Pova
Rosie J. Pova is a prolific children's author and poet who is fascinated with the power of words and passionate about sharing her stories with readers.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 42%20with%20Tanya%20Sands
Tanya Sands is the pseudonym of a stay-at-home mom who, having written but not published short stories for years, finally took the leap and published her passion.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 41%20with%20H%20Owen%20Stevens
I am a father of multiple children, 3 adopted, one biological and several others that are foster kids.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 40%20with%20Leonard%20Reese
Leonard Reese was a rifleman in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam, with the 2nd platoon, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Regiment, 1st Marine Division in 1969-1970. H
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 39%20with%20Thomas%20J%20Nichols
Chief Thomas J. (Tom) Nichols’ career spanned fifty years of the criminal justice system.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 38%20with%20E%20L%20DuBois
Erica's personal experiences with domestic violence have made her an advocate, and supporter of great causes facing victims of any harassment or abuse.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 37%20with%20Mike%20Thompson
Mike Thompson is an award-winning photographer and writer. He retired from the government where he tested explosives and was the curator of an Army museum.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 36%20with%20Sharon%20Brown%20Keith
Sharon Brown Keith lives outside of Tyler, Texas, in the charming community of Arp. She and her husband, Brian, have two grown sons, Chris and Charles.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 35%20with%20Drenda%20Williams
From a small country Missouri town to a dynamic leader in Central Texas, Drenda Williams is using her God given talents to make a difference in the lives of those she has the ability to come in contact with.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 34%20with%20K%20J%20Moullen
Kari J. Moullen was born in Whittier, California on August 4, 1971.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 33%20with%20Ronald%20H%20Keyser
RON WAS BORN IN MARSHALL, TEXAS on September 24th, 1957. By the time he was eleven years old, his family had moved to several different cities.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 32%20with%20K.%20J.%20Moullen
Kari J. Moullen was born in Whittier, California on August 4, 1971.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 31%20with%20Cheri%20Vause
Chéri Vausé taught theology for 25 years. Ready to retire after her children built their own lives, writing just fit. It was something she truly adored.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 30%20with%20Stan%20Corvin%20Jr
Born in a small town in West Texas in 1945, Stan grew up in a military family. His father was a career USAF fighter pilot from 1939 to 1970, and his mother was an elementary school teacher.
/Indie%20Beacon%20Radio%20Show 29%20with%20Mike%20Ellerkamp
Many years ago I had an experience that significantly changed my life.
Marieta Hutchison grew up in Kyle, Texas. She now lives nine miles down the road in San Marcos
Author Services
Marieta Hutchison grew up in Kyle, Texas. She now lives nine miles down the road in San Marcos – home of Spring Lake, one of the oldest continuously inhabited sites in North America. She is a retired teacher who enjoys telling stories to all who will listen, or to a captive audience like her grandchildren.
Author Services
Sue Hawley is the mother of five adult children who is determined not to have empty nest blues. She lives with her husband, Jack, in an old farmhouse in Bath, Ohio. Hot Flashes/Cold Cases is her debut novel.
Author Services
Dawn Husted holds a BS from Texas A&M University. When not writing, she’s either camping or dreaming about camping.
Author Services
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Aired Feb 14, 2018 - Award Winning Author
Richard is a voice over coach for Audio books. His book Author's Guide to AudioBook Creation, is valuable to any author.
Author Services
Kevin Tumlinson is an award-winning and bestselling thriller author, with books available in hundreds of countries worldwide. The Coelho Medallion, was a 2016 Shelf Notable Indie award winner.
Author Services
Roy Clinton is a psychotherapist and Western author who divides his time between Texas and the Canadian Rockies. All of his books are about real places and are historically accurate.
Author Services
Texas Authors & Indie Beacon continue to grow strong providing Authors from around the world opportunities to learn more about marketing for Authors and their books. In this episode we talk about the Authors Marketing Event and other programs designed to help Indie Authors to succeed.
Author Services
After service in the Navy, George moved his large family ins search of work as many families also had done decades before.
Author Services
WRITE. UPLOAD. SELL. - Choose your list price. Choose your digital stores. It’s as easy as clicking a checkbox.
Aired April 18, 2018 - Author Services
I gained a passion for human development through assessing children during two years of pediatrics residency after finishing medical school.
Aired April 18, 2018 - Author Services
As an unpublished or self-published author, it can be a relentless struggle to attract a significant amount of attention to your book or manuscript.
A Book Shepherd is simply this: a person who has a depth of experience within the publishing and writing fields; has connections with vendors and associates that will bring your book concept and vision to life, creating the actual book; someone who has marketing moxie and understands book selling, including the alternative and niche markets; and someone who is an enthusiastic coach for your “baby.”
Aired March 28, 2018 - Author Services
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Membership Organizations

Florida Est. 1983
The Florida Authors & Publishers Association is an organization for authors, publishers, independent publishers, illustrators, editors, printers, and other professionals involved in the publishing industry. We are focused on providing the highest quality of information, resources, and professional development to members and others interested in the writing and publishing profession in the state of Florida.
Texas Est. August 2011
Texas Authors, Inc., is a membership program designed to assist authors in learning how to better market and sell themselves and their books. It was established in August 2011 and is the only organization in the world of its type.