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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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Standing Out in an Upward Trending Genre
Karolina Rzadkowolska

In this episode we cover:

• Determining where you fit in the market (even a crowded one!)
• Doing the research required to understand your “competition”
• Dedicating time to your business to gather necessary intel
• International platform work
• Knowing exactly who your book ISN’T for

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Naren Aryal

Amplifying Your Work with Hybrid Publishing
Naren Aryal

In this episode we cover:

• What thought leaders need to publish successfully
• Advice for writers int their early stages
• Predictions for publishing over the upcoming decade
• How to test your book ideas
• Traditional vs Hybrid breakdown

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Richelle Fredson

Breaking Down the Publishing Timeline
Richelle Fredson

I’ll walk you through the following timelines:

• Prep + Development
• Agents
• Publisher Meetings
• The Deal
• Manuscripts

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Jeffrey Davis

Finding Wonder in the Creative Process
Jeffrey Davis

• Defining and understanding the science of wonder
• How wonder serves writers AND impacts our global communities
• How to keep experimenting in life
• The process of distilling your ideas into book form
• How to practically include wonder in your life

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Tara Stiles

Making Your Own Rules for Your Book Journey
Tara Stiles

• The process of making yoga accessible
• Body competition
• Translating what you know and love into a book
• The revolution of feeling good
• The fears around starting something new

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Jesse Finkelstein

Demystifying Hybrid Publishing
Jesse Finkelstein

• What hybrid publishing is
• How this model is different from Traditional and Self- Publishing
• The timeline of hybrid publishing
• How the financials work in this model
• Why Jesse knew a new model of publishing was needed

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