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For almost 20 years, Richelle Fredson—dubbed the “six-figure book coach”—has worn many hats within the book publishing industry and serves as a publishing guide, guest teacher, and marketing strategist for countless bestselling authors.

Now she works with aspiring authors to develop competitive book concepts, marketable book proposals and thriving online communities.

Each week on Bound + Determined she’ll give you a behind-the-scenes look at what it means to be an author today. We’re going in between the covers with authors, industry experts, and thought leaders to discuss how to both anchor your expertise AND amplify your story so you can share it with the world.

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3 Things You’re NOT Doing in Your Writing, But Should…
Richelle Fredson

This week on Bound + Determined, I’m talking to you about the 3 Things You’re Not Doing in Your Writing, But Should!

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Secrets From a Best-Selling Ghostwriter
Wyndham Wood

In this episode we cover:

• What a ghostwriter does
• How co-writers, editors and ghostwriters support authors
• How to know if working with a ghostwriter is for you
• How to be creative under pressure
• Why saying a book is your “baby” may not serve you

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Nailing Your Book Niche with Literary Agent Laura Mazer
Laura Mazer

In this episode we cover:

• Get sharper in your message
• Find your book’s competitive lane
• Get in sync with your community to create your best book
• Avoid a disconnection between your platform and your book
• Do you have a book? Or is it a blog?

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Essential Media Visibility for Emerging Authors
Meryl Moss

In this episode we cover:

• The most rewarding part of amplifying emerging authors
• Meryl’s best advice for getting media BEFORE you have a book
• How diverse + abundant media options provides opportunity
• The timeline for properly launching a book with PR + Marketing
• An unlikely success story of an 85 year-old first-time author

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Removing the Obstacles That Prevent Success
Richelle Fredson

In this episode of Bound and Determined, Richelle Fredson speaks directly from her years of experience in the publishing world to share the ways that she has found to remove the many obstacles that prevent authors from experiencing the success that they desire.

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Memoir: Learning to Write From Scars
Brittany Penner

In this episode we cover:

• The Sixties Scoop and its continued impact
• What it’s like searching for your roots
• The process of writing her memoir
• The work she needed to do before she could write
• Literary agent + publisher process

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