Posted in: 2023

210. Getting Certified as a Book Coach

My guest today is Kathy Otten. Kathy has published fiction in many forms and genres, and has won awards for her writing. She teaches writing as well, and has been a freelance editor for a few years. I asked her to come on the podcast to talk about not only being a book coach, but also the certification process for that, which she completed last year.

FULL TRANSCRIPT (coming soon)

Kathy's Website

Posted in: 2023

152. Amazon’s Steep Pricing Markup on One Hybrid Publisher’s Books

I talk about my experience trying to get answers from FriesenPress about why their book prices are so substantially (30–50%) marked up on Amazon sites, and whether Friesen authors/clients know about this markup before they sign on with Friesen.


FriesenPress Bookstore

Writing & Editing
Episode 143