Pen & Persona: Meet The Top 10 Author Interviews of 2023


I've gathered the inside scoop on the absolute best empowering author chats that have graced "The emPOWERed Half Hour" in 2023. We're diving into the hearts and minds of authors who've not just spilled the tea but created an ocean of empowerment.

Here are the Ultimate Top 10 Author Interviews of 2023 — where stories are not just told; they're lived, celebrated, and passed on like a treasured secret handshake. Check it out!

#1 - Episode 8: Tune In to Spirit and Awaken Your Inner Wisdom with Bill Philipps

Author Bill Philipps in this episode talks about how trusting ourselves and listening to our inner voice is the way for a fulfilling and meaningful life.

#2 - Episode 28: Show Up, Shine Bright, and Achieve Abundant Success with Founder and Author, Allison Walsh

This episode highlights the mantra of Author, Allison Walsh “She believed she could and so she did” which will allow us to conquer the things that we want and be in alignment with our core, true selves.

#3 - Episode 27: Find Your Voice, Become a Better Storyteller, and Get Published with Award-Winning Journalist, Estelle S. Erasmus

If you’re one of the peeps here who are interested in writing or just curious about writing, this episode, of award-winning Journalist, Estelle Erasmus, help you find your voice and become a better storyteller.

#4 - Episode 19: How Compassionate Accountability Builds Vibrant Relationships, Thriving Workplaces, and Meaningful Lives with Marc Lesser

In this episode, Marc Lesser explores the idea that for personal and professional flourishing, cultivating compassionate accountability is essential. He believes that this practice can spark a powerful chain reaction, touching not only our own lives but also the lives of those around us.

#5 - Episode 22: Wisdom from the Psychedelic Underground with Rachel Harris, Ph.D.

Curious about the Psychedelic Underground, unlocking deep emotional and spiritual experiences? Dive into this episode with Rachel Harris, Ph.D., and expand your understanding of this transformative healing journey!

#6 - Episode 14: How Finding a Way is Totally Possible with Siri Lindley

Join Siri Lindley in this episode as we delve into the transformative power of embracing imperfection, forging connections through shared struggles, and uncovering the beauty of endless possibilities along our distinct paths.

#7 - Episode 5: How Creativity Can Be the Key to Unlock Limitless Joy with Kate Volman

Discover in this episode with Kate Volman that we all possess creativity, that each of us is an artist, and our purpose is to tap into this creative force to unlock boundless potential.

#8 - Episode 33: Wealth on the Outside Starts with Wealth on the Inside with Wealth Analyst, Dale Gillham

Learn from the rags-to-riches story of Dale Gilham, and discover how to build wealth through his never-give-up mindset, listening to his mentors, and cultivating wealth from within.

#9 - Episode 34: Shrink Your Inner Dragon and Scale Up Your GOAT with Bestselling Author, Rebecca Mountain

What if your inner dragon held the key to your greatness? Join bestselling author Rebecca Mountain in this episode to learn that we don't need to slay our fears, anxieties, and emotions. Instead, shrink them and unveil the best version of ourselves.

#10 - Episode 26: Level Up Your Leadership with Life Coaching Skills with Master Life Coach and Best-Selling Author, Nancy Levin

In moments of pain or heartache, this episode with Nancy Levin offers a fresh perspective. Discover how to navigate challenges, emerge stronger, and seize the opportunity to become a positive leader.


Each of these riveting episodes is a treasure trove of wisdom, inspiration, and practical insights. From unlocking your inner wisdom to achieving abundant success, finding your voice in storytelling, and exploring the transformative power of creativity, these interviews offer a diverse and enriching experience.

These interviews are not just conversations; they are transformative journeys waiting for you to embark upon. Enjoy the listening experience and let the empowerment unfold!


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