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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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Bringing Your Message to the Stage
Terri Trespicio

In this episode Richelle and Terri cover:

• Finding the hook (and many hooks) within your message
• The parallels between developing a book and a talk
• The permission Terri wants public speakers to take
• Terri’s method for creating a strong signature talk

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Build a Social Media Following Authentically + Effectively
Emily Lyman

In this episode Richelle and Emily cover:

• How to decide what platforms are best for you
• Our tips for engaging on social media
• What’s working to our advantage in social media right now
• How to navigate our fears around vulnerability

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Getting Media BEFORE You Have a Book
Beth Nydick

In this episode Richelle and Beth cover:

• Your value before you’re an author
• Messaging that will grab the attention of media
• Do’s and Dont’s of the process
• Changing your mindset about visibility

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My 5 Tips for Becoming a Better Writer
Richelle Fredson

In this episode Richelle covers:

• Her top five tips for becoming a better writer!

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How I Reviewed Proposals within a Publisher
Richelle Fredson

In this episode they cover:

• The questions I ask before reading the first word
• What I want to see in the first 2 pages
• What most commonly gets missed

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Ways a Book Proposal Benefits YOU
Mara Glatzel

In this episode they cover:

• How we can honor our energy cycle
• How to reframe these first few months of the year
• How to prioritize yourself—even when life is chaotic.

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