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An Intimate and Unfiltered Conversation on Books, Brands and Business

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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Supportive Advice From Accomplished Authors
Richelle Fredson

In this episode:

• We hear from a few of my former clients about what they wished they’d known when they started the book process
• AND what they really want you to know and embrace

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Diversifying the Publishing Landscape
Johanna Castillo

In this episode we’re talking about :

• How Johanna’s various roles in publishing make her a great agent
• What she’s looking for in your book proposal
• Her mission to bring more diverse content to book shelves
• What part of the publishing process always surprises her clients

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Understanding the Loneliness Epidemic--and What We Can Do to Feel Better
Dr. Sylvia Kalicinski

In this episode we’re talking about :

• How she’s navigated the book proposal process
• How she looks at her book journey differently a year later
• A beautiful invitation for you to look into your own roots with loneliness
• How to show yourself compassion

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Navigating Grief During the Holidays
Gina Moffa, LCSW

In this episode we’re talking about :

• The ways holidays trigger deep emotion and loss
• Creating a plan for social/family situations
• Learning agency in your grief
• How to pre-plan responses for uncomfortable situations

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3 Reasons to Show Up Fully in Your Writing (aka Going to the Scary Places)
Richelle Fredson

In this episode Richelle discusses:

• 3 Reasons to Show Up Fully in Your Writing (aka Going to the Scary Places)

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Lessons Learned Through Publishing 4 Books
Ana Homayoun

In this episode Ana discusses

• Her biggest lesson as she hands in her manuscript for her latest book
• How she’s changed her writing and process over the years
• Her secret for scheduling her writing time.
• And so much more

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