Media Kit

Media Information

Leslie Truex Media Kit: Information about Leslie, speaking topics and sample interview questions.

Digital Writer Success Book Info Sheet (PDF)

Digital Writer Success from Koehler Books.

Leslie Truex Digital Photo

Leslie Truex’s Bio:

Leslie Truex is an ideaphoric writer, speaker, entrepreneur, social worker, and mom trying to do it all from the comfort of her home. She is the author of several books, the most recent of which is Digital Writer Success: How to Make a Living Blogging, Freelance Writing and Publishing Online (2015 Koehler Books). By day she’s a blogger, freelance writer, online entrepreneur and speaker focusing on the topics of working at home, writing, life design, and health and wellness. Her articles have appeared on Entrepreneur.com, Yahoo! Small Business, and more. She has spoken at the Virginia Festival of the Book and Virginia Writers Club Symposium, and teaches courses on freelance writing, publishing and platform building. She has appeared on or been featured in The Daily Buzz, CNN.com, Woman’s World, Redbook and Today’s Parent. Her alter ego is a fiction writer with a self-published mystery series and a three book deal with a traditional publisher.

Upcoming Events/Appearances

 

Jan 28, 2017 Agile Writers Conference

February 1, 2017 Fluvanna Friends of the Library

February 11, 2017 How to Get a WAH Job

February 18, 2017 How to Get Started Freelance Writing Online

March 4, 2017 How to Create a Video Blog

March 18, 2017 How to Plot and Write a Mystery Novel

April 1, 2017 How to Get a Publisher or Agent

April 22, 2017 How to Self-Publish Your Book

To see all upcoming events, visit the events page. If you’d like to have Leslie as a guest or speak at your event, contact her here.

Recent Press

December 2015
Fluvanna Review Article by Page Gifford (pg 20)

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Audio/Video

How to Make Writing Pay Panel Discussion at Virginia Festival of the Book – March 2013

How to Make Writing Pay March 2013 Virginia Festival of the Book

Photo: Rachel Unkefer | WriterHouse.org

Interview on Virginia This Morning – October 2009

Interview on Go Mind Your Business October 2014

Speaking Testimonials

Kelly McCausey, co-host of Beachpreneur Lifestyle Conference (Sept. 2014)

Previous Appearances/Interviews (listed 2013 to current)

 

November 16, 2013 WordPress 101- PVCC

December 7, 2013 How To Find a Work-At-Home Job- PVCC

How To Find a Work-At-Home Job – February 15, 2014

Write and Publish an eBook – March 1, 2014

Blogging For Bucks – March 15, 2014

WordPress 101 (to compliment the blogging class) – April 12, 2014

August 2, 2014 Navigating Your Writing Life: Finding Your Way – Virginia Writers Club

September 13 -15, 2014 – St. Pete Beachpreneurs Lifestyle Conference – learn how to make money and live the beach lifestyle.

September 20, 2014 How to Get a Work-At-Home Job – PVCC

September 26, 2014 Writing for Pleasure at Charlottesville Senior Center

September 27, 2014 How to Write and Publish eBooks – PVCC

October 1, 2014 Go Mind Your Business with Terri Bork on working at home and telecommuting.

October 11, 2014 Blogging for Bucks – PVCC

October 25, 2014 How to Make Money Writing Online –PVCC

February 7, 2015 How to Write and Publish an Ebook (Kindle, Nook etc) – PVCC

February 21, 2015 Blogging for Bucks – PVCC

March 7, 2015 How to Build an Author Platform – PVCC

March 28, 2015 Online Marketing Made Simple – PVCC

April 18, 2015 How to Make a Living Writing Online – PVCC

September 19, 2015 How to Self-Publish Your Book PVCC

September 26, 2015 How to Build an Author Platform PVCC

October 10, 2015 Blogging for Bucks PVCC

October 17, 2015 How to Freelance Write Online PVCC

November 7, 2015 Online Marketing Made Simple PVCC

November 14, 2015 How to Create a Doable Social Media Plan PVCC

February 13, 2016 How to Get a Work-At-Home Job at PVCC

February 27, 2016 How to Self-Publish Your Book at PVCC

March 12, 2016 Platform Building for Authors at PVCC

March 26, 2016 How to Get an Agent/Publisher at PVCC

April 9, 2016 Blogging for Bucks at PVCC

April 23, 2016 Online Marketing Made Simple at PVCC

Sept 10, 2016 How to Self-Publish Your Book PVCC

October 15, 2016 Blogging for Bucks PVCC

November 11, 2016 Online Marketing Made Simple PVCC

December 3, 2016 How to Get an Agent or Publisher PVCC

Events Prior to 2013

November 2, 2013 How to Write and Publish eBooks at PVCC
August 3, 2013 Navigating Your Navigating Your Writing Life for Virginia Writers Club: Panel on Blogging and Social Media for Writers
May 18, 2013 9 am – Noon PVCC How to Write and Publish E-Books
April 27, 2013 9 a.m. – Noon PVCC Sell & Then Write a Non-Fiction Book
April 13, 2013 9 a.m. – Noon PVCC Blogging for Bucks
March 30, 2013 9 am – Noon PVCC How to Write and Publish E-Books
March 23, 2013 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. How to Make Writing Pay, Virginia Festival of the Book
March 2, 2013 9 a.m. – Noon PVCC Start a home based business
February 16, 2012 9 a.m. – Noon PVCC Find or Create a work at home job
February 9, 2013 1 pm – 4 pm PVCC Become a virtual asst
July 2012 Yahoo Finance – 7 Legitimate Work-At-Home Jobs for 20-Somethings
June 2012 MSN Money – 25 Websites to Help You Get a Job
Sept. 8, 2012 Find a Work at Home Job at Piedmont Virginia Community College
Sept. 22, 2012 Start a Home-Based Business at Piedmont Virginia Community College
Oct. 6, 2012 Become a Virtual Assistant at Piedmont Virginia Community College
Oct. 13, 2012 Write and Publish an eBook at Piedmont Virginia Community College
Oct. 20, 2012 Blogging for Bucks at Piedmont Virginia Community College
Nov. 3, 2012 How to Write and Sell a Nonfiction Book at Piedmont Virginia Community College
July 2012 Yahoo Finance – 7 Legitimate Work-At-Home Jobs for 20-Somethings
June 2012 MSN Money – 25 Websites to Help You Get a Job
August 23, 2010 – Become the go-to person in your industry! Teleseminar on Connection Marketing at Global Teleclass.
Watch for September’s Consumer’s Digest for an interview with me on working at home and avoiding scams.
May 11, 2010 Simple Steps to Monetize Your Blog or Website
May 2010 Redbook “4 Steps To Work From Home”
May 2010 Business Owner’s Toolkit – Radio Interview
March 6, 2010 9 am to Noon: Turn Interests to Income Online through Piedmont Virginia Community College ($59)
March 10, 2010 Jobs Online Teleseminar
March 17-21, 2010: Virginia Festival of the Book (panel date and time is not yet set)
March 27, 2010 9 am to Noon: Become a Virtual Assistant through Piedmont Virginia Community College ($59)
April 17, 2010 9 am to Noon: Internet Marketing that Works through Piedmont Virginia Community College ($59)
February 13, 2010 Edmonton Journal
January 18, 2010 Woman’s World
January 4, 2010 Barnes and Noble Chesterfield, VA
December 2009 Barnes and Noble Richmond, VA
Oct. 8, 2009 Virginia This Morning, WTVR Richmond, VA
June 6, 2009 Daily Progress Online
June 6, 2009 Barnes and Noble Shortpump, VA
May 20, 2009 6:30 pm WSVA radio Harrisonburg, VA
May 25, 2009 8:10 am WOCM-FM 98.1 Ocean City, MD
May 27, 2009 9:37 AM (eastern) 650 KGAB radio in Cheyenne, WY
May 14, 2009 Astral Media Radio
May 11, 2009 Michael Ray DresserRadioShow.com
April 17, 2009 Confessions of a Work-At-Home Mom
April 4, 2009 Barnes and Noble Barracks Road Shopping Center, Charlottesville, VA 22903
April 8, 2009 Mind Your Own Bizness
April 9, 2009 – Fluvanna Review Work-At-Home Mom Writes Book
April 2, 2009 , 10 am – Fluvanna Friends of the Library – Route 15,
March 30, 2009 – am New York Monday, Essential Reading by Emily Mathis
March 31, 2009 Home Business 101
March 17, 2009 The Daily Buzz
March 16, 2009 First Thing in the Morning with Ron Walton WFNR
March 12, 2009 CNN
March 12, 2009 Press Democrat Books Blog with Sara Peyton
March 8, 2009 NBC 29 News Charlottesville, VA
Turn Interests Into Income on the Internet – Hot Summer Seminar Series July 2008
September 22, 2007 – Home-Based Employment – Fluvanna Parks and Rec Adult Education
Telecommuting Success Secrets – Inside Parenting Success Show Feb. 20, 2007
Patricia L. Fry for Silicon 2.0!
Tech Living.
John Riddle for Internet Career Resources.