New Podcast on Sensitivity Editing and Critic Trolls Part 2

Dr. Judith Briles
3 min readMar 16, 2023

Will your book pass the mustard of the sensitivity and cultural critics? If it doesn’t, your book and work can become dust. It’s time to choose our battles … for me, I’m all for the author’s voice and imagination. Down with the trolls!

In this episode of the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast, host Judith Briles invites sensitivity and authenticity editor Barb Wilson to join in again for an enticing hour designed for your author success … and keep you out of the writing doghouse. It’s Part 2 of our discussion on sensitivity editing and critics. A deeper discussion of books under attack.

· Has sensitivity crossed the line and become censorship?

· Revisiting the difference between sensitivity and authenticity editing?

· Can your book pass the mustard of the sensitivity and cultural critics?

Your takeaways include:

· How to avoid editing mistakes and critic trolls.

· When to engage a sensitivity editor for your book and writing.

· What Conscious language is and why is it relevant for writers

· What the process of sensitivity or authenticity reading is.

· When should a writer consider getting a sensitivity or authenticity reading?

· Helpful tips in reading your own work for authenticity/sensitivity.

Plus, a lively discussion on books and movies that have been insensitively edited. Tune in, you don’t want to miss this episode of AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing. Join in … you will learn a lot!

If you don’t want you and your book to be ignored, then the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast is for you. Host Judith Briles has lots to share in this episode of the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast.

Dr. Judith Briles is a book publishing expert and coach. Often, she must roll up her writing sleeves and become a Book Doctor, juicing up storylines and author words. She empowers authors and works directly with authors who want to be seriously successful and has been writing about and conducting workshops on publishing since the ’80s. Judith is the author of 44 books including Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book Platforms, Snappy Sassy Salty: Success for Authors and Writers, and How to Create a Million Dollar Speech. Her personal memoir When God Says NO-Revealing the YES When Adversity and Loss Are Present is a #1 bestseller on Amazon and her historical fiction debut Secret Journey. Collectively, her books have earned over 45 book awards. Judith speaks throughout the year at publishing conferences.

Throughout the year, she holds Judith Briles Book Unplugged in-person and online experiences: Publishing, Speaking, Marketing, and Social Media. All are two-day intensives limited to a small group of authors who want to be seriously successful. Join Judith live for the “AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing” podcast on the Toginet Radio Network HERE.

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Dr. Judith Briles

Dr. Judith Briles is a book publishing and book marketing expert. She is a recipient of 47 national book awards, author of 37 books. Known as The Book Shepherd.