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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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Kyle Gray

Maintaining Your Passion as an Author
Kyle Gray

• Owning your gifts + what makes you unique
• Tapping into your intuition as a creator
• Understanding + balancing your capacity to serve
• Creating a writing schedule
• Organizing your content + writing flow

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Mara Glatzel

How to be Needy in All the Best Ways
Mara Glatzel

• Balancing ambition + your needs
• Pivoting when you feel burnout approaching
• Honoring rest in your life + business
• Releasing perfectionism
• Not falling into isolation and loneliness

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Stephanie Tade

Striking a Balance with Literary Agent Stephanie Tade
Stephanie Tade

• Finding balance during the publishing process
• How Stephanie chooses her book projects
• Biggest proposal turn-offs
• Shifts in the publishing industry
• The power of vulnerability

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Richelle Fredson

The Three Phases of Marketing Your Book
Richelle Fredson

• The three phases of launch
• What to include in your proposal
• How to market…no matter your platform size
• Activating your existing followers
• What to include on your book landing page

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Janna Hockenjos

Content, Style & Structure: Working with an Editor on Your Book
Janna Hockenjos

• Types of editors
• Understanding where you can accept and invest in help
• Things to be thinking about BEFORE writing your book
• Why writing is like grocery shopping
• What to expect from the editorial process + timeline

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Emily Benson

Understanding the Path of Self-Publishing
Emily Benson

• Creating a book that serves your community
• The prep + planning to successfully self-publish
• What Emily learned between book 1 + 2
• Where to invest in support to get a professional product
• How to focus your book when you have a lot to say

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