Bound & Determined

Bound & Determined

An Intimate and Unfiltered Conversation on Books, Brands and Business. Each week Richelle dives into an unabashedly truthful conversation with authors, publishers and thought leaders to reveal a behind-the-scenes look at the business of books and what it means to be an author today.

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April 15, 2024 29 mins

I’m sitting down with my former client Jannese Torres, host of the award-winning podcast Yo Quiero Dinero and author of the upcoming book Financially Lit. We chat about how aligned partners seamlessly moved her through the process, how she never had to “convince” anyone her idea or story was worthy, what it was like to go from proposal to manuscript (including adding a whole new chapter on love and money as she navigated a divorce ...

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Don’t miss this conversation with Jennifer Keishin Armstrong where we break down the anxieties of publishing a book, what still surprises her, how she decides what to write next, and her thoughts on the bestseller list.

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This week on Bound + Determined, I’m giving you a pep talk on what your platform has the potential to be if you just begin…

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March 4, 2024 10 mins

Becoming a bestseller is a wonderful accomplishment, but for many who seek to see their books on shelves, it’s not the end-all-be-all, and for a vast majority, it’s a goal that can be more harmful than good.

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Stacy is a bestselling author, coach, and speaker on a mission to help leaders clarify their ideas and harness their unique story to make an impact. Along with being the founder of Nonfiction Book School, an accelerated author program, her background includes ghostwriting for a Nobel Prize winner in medicine and leading as executive editor of Sam’s Club’s Healthy Living Made Simple, a publication that reached a...

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This week on the Bound + Determined podcast I’m talking with Frenchie Ferenczi, a business strategist and advisor for overwhelmed (but seriously ambitious) experts and creatives.

She helps online business owners do the right work at the right time so they can stay on the path to consistent revenue growth. From having sold out launches to spending more time with their kids, she empowers her clients to achieve their biggest business...

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This week on the Bound + Determined pod, we’re talking all about the art of creating a book, with my favorite person to sink into conversation with about craft–Suzanne Kingsbury.

 

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If you are looking for a quick pep talk (it’s only 10 minutes), packed with tools on how to navigate this sensitive time, AND still feel energized with your book projects–I hope you’ll tune in.

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Where once, your only options were to traditionally publish or self-publish, we now have a third option which, depending on your goals, could be a great pathway to explore! The rise in hybrid publishing has opened doors for folks who may desire a process that fits their time, creative and business needs But who is this process right for? In this week’s podcast I chat with Maggie Langrick, CEO and Publisher of Wonderwell Press.

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Richelle sits down with therapist, Kristen Boice, to discuss where imposter syndrome is rooted and how we can navigate it, so we can continue chasing our book dreams.

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In this week's MUST LISTEN episode of Bound + determined, we look at 3 main obstacles for writers: Imposter syndrome, waiting for inspiration to strike, and finding the “right time” to begin your book. Terri Trespicio is an award-winning writer, speaker, and brand advisor, and she was named one of the "Top 18 female speakers who are killing it" by Hubspot.

Terri Trespicio Passion Trap Free Program 

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In this week's episode of Bound + determined, join us as we dive into the power of self-talk with author Katie Horwitch. Discover her step-by-step process for embracing your true self and eliminating self-doubt. Tune in to learn how to break free from the cycle of negative thoughts and find strength in your own voice.

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According to Ben Guttmann, it’s actually kind to be simple, and his new book Simply Put: Why Clear Messages Win—and How to Design Them tells us exactly how to do it. In this eye-opening interview, we chat about what authors can do to help their messaging stand out in a crowded market, the mistakes he sees people make in their communication, and tools for writers to keep their messaging on track.

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In this celebratory 100th episode, Richelle is on the other side of the mic. Interviewed by Jennifer Racioppi, Richelle talks about the evolution of this podcast and the publishing industry. They get into expectations and realities when it comes to publishing a book. This is both a tender and teachable episode to enjoy.

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In this episode, Richelle chats with acclaimed author and education expert Ana Homayoun about why education needs a reframe and what parents and community leaders can be doing to support young minds. She also shares the process of her 4th book, Erasing the Finish Line: The New Blueprint for Success Beyond Grades and College Admission

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What does it mean to be alive? Richelle digs into this question with integrative spiritual consultant Catherine Duncan. They discuss her new book Everyday Awakening, and her choice to hybrid publish.

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This week I’m talking to Sherry Sidoti, author of A Smoke and a Song, all about honoring our lived experience through memoir.

 

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In this episode, I sit down with Stef Ziev to chat about what’s possible when we remember that the choice is ours!

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Eager to get your book published and curious about my signature Book Proposal Blueprint comprehensive program? This episode gives answers to the most popular questions about the program.

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In this episode, I sat down with top publishing editor Hannah Robinson from GCP Balance/Hachette to get the WHOLE scoop that you need to know, NOW.

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