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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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Creating Conversation and Engagement Online
Natalie Thomas

In this episode we cover:

• Her journey to build a platform that felt true to her
• The burnout she experienced when first starting
• How she balances blogging and writing a book
• All she’s learned on her journey to becoming an author

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Creating a Content Arc for Your Book Outline
Richelle Fredson

In this episode we cover:

• Process of creating a content arc for your chapters
• Process of creating an overall book outline

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What's Happening While You Wait: Looking Inside the Publisher During Submissions
Richelle Fredson

In this episode we cover:

• Do publishers not like me?
• Will nobody take a meeting?
• What if NO publishers want to partner with me?

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Processing Rejection and Becoming Empowered Again
Kristen Boice

In this episode we cover:

• What rejection is really rooted in
• The new science behind rejection
• Tools and Tips for moving through rejection
• And so much more!

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Anatomy of a Subtitle
Richelle Fredson

In this episode we cover:

• The anatomy of a subtitle

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Making the Publishing Journey Worth the Wait
Karla Salinari

In this episode we cover:

• 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

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