There’s no question–we live in a fast-paced world. You can get groceries and dinner delivered to your door in under 20 minutes. You can speed date. We’re a culture of faster…better…more.

I have Veruca Salt ringing in my ears: “ I want it NOW!”

But when it comes to publishing, well–that’s the long game.

You’ve heard me say it before–there’s not much that can be sped up in the publishing process. And for those of you in the midst of your journey to authorship, the process can feel a bit defeating.

This week on Bound + Determined, I chat with Karla Salinari on how to make the long process, the waiting, the outreach, work in YOUR favor.

Karla’s a Certified Holistic Health Coach who specializes in the plant-based lifestyle.  Her popular Instagram account @TheLatinaHealthCoach inspires others to reconnect with their favorite cultural dishes in a healthier way. The enthusiastic response from followers led to her upcoming cookbook, Abuela’s Plant-Based Kitchen coming out in April 2023.


You’ll learn:

  • Why Karla took her family favorites and made them plant-based
  • The timeline from idea to book deal, and how she stayed strategic
  • How her online community became active participants in her book development
  • Her realizations about building a social following
  • Our biggest secret for building an effective platform

We also talk about how to find a balance between food as culture, celebration, comfort and health, as well as the harmful messaging in diet culture.

You don’t want to miss this episode!


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