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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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Jen Winston

Writing "Greedy" with Jen Winston
Jen Winston

• Why she hopes her book is one day obsolete
• Moving from proposal to manuscript
• Lessons learned during rewrites
• Thinking through how to structure your book
• Why being Greedy isn’t a bad thing

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Farnoosh Torabi

Breaking Barriers in Books and Beyond
Farnoosh Torabi

• Why book proposals aren’t a “one + done” process
• Writing a book that’s a slight deviation from your core brand
• What’s underneath people’s money challenges
• Exploration of the mind + money connection
• How money “missteps” frame your view on finances

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Aimee Raupp

The Freedom of Choice in Your Publishing Journey
Aimee Raupp

• How Aimee empowers women to live in sync with their body
• Her pros/cons of both traditionally and self-publishing
• Connecting the dots between emotional and physical health
• Writing a book to BECOME an expert
• How social proof/workshopping/research leads to great books

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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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