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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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Kate Eckman

Find the Confidence to Write the Book You Were Born To
Kate Eckman

• Infusing your personality into your writing
• Adjusting our expectations
• Navigating self-doubt as a writer
• Being OK with people not liking you
• The 5 P’s of Confidence

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Chrissy King

Using Your Voice for the Collective Liberation
Chrissy King

• The intersection of white supremacy and diet culture
• The difference between self-love, body positivity and body liberation
• The diversity challenges within the wellness industry
• The process of writing a book that potentially triggers your trauma
• When your book is a manifesto–a call to action–for important world conversations

Using our voice + writing for liberation

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Wendy Sherman

Understanding the Role of a Literary Agent
Wendy Sherman

• What a Literary Agent Does and Does NOT Do
• An Agent’s Process of Reviewing Book Proposals
• The Thing to Avoid Doing in Your Book Proposal
• What Most Surprises People About the Publishing Process

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Terri Cole

Stop Sabotaging and Start Your Book STAT!
Terri Cole

• How to serve your community with a book
• How boundaries play into your writing
• Ditching the people-pleaser instinct
• Vulnerability as a writer
• Getting out of your own way

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Heather Chauvin

Cut the Excuses: It’s Time to Get Published.
Heather Chauvin

• Hybrid publishing
• Using our stories in service
• Fantasy vs Reality of writing a book
•  Investing in the help you need
•  Writing a book when “you’re not a writer”

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Graci Harkema

Telling Our Stories for Healing and Hope
Graci Harkema

• Writing Through Our Trauma
• Sharing Our Stories for Connection
• Standing in Integrity Through Adversity
• Diversity, Equity + Inclusion

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