Are you looking to build your writing business in 2023? Today Kathi is discussing this question with her friend, author and agent Debbie Alsdorf. They share not only a little bit about the business side of the publishing industry but also their tips for making yourself more marketable and ready for an agent.

Listen in and learn their four tips, which include:

  • Test your mission and your message.
  • Connect with others.
  • Write every day.
  • The advice Debbie gives to all her clients.

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Meet Your Hosts

Kathi Lipp

Kathi Lipp

Author, Speaker, Writing at the Red House Creator and CEO

Kathi Lipp is the host of the Clutter Free Academy podcast, the Writing at the Red House podcast, and the bestselling author of The Husband Project, Clutter Free, Ready for Anything, and An Abundant Place. She and her husband, Roger, live in the mountains of northern California, where they run the Red House Writing Retreats.

Over the past 10 years, Kathi has helped hundreds of people increase their platform through teaching and coaching. She is a frequent teacher at writer’s conferences and has helped countless authors and speakers find their audiences.

Kathi’s desire to help fellow speakers and authors avoid the mistakes she made, increase their confidence, and be the person God made them to be inspired her creation of Communicator Academy. Her newest adventure is The Red House, where she offers writer’s retreats and Writers in Residence events. Learn more about the Red House at

Debbie Alsdorf

Debbie Alsdorf

Author and Agent

Debbie Alsdorf’s greatest joy is encouraging others. She has a mission— to help women live a better story and she does this by leading women to the heart of God’s love for them and the truth of His word. She does this through her writing, speaking, teaching, and life-coaching.

She has been a women’s ministry leader for over 30 years working with women in all stages of life. She is an author, international speaker, mentor, certified life coach, non-fiction writing coach and literary agent with the Books and Such Literary Management Team.

She and her husband Ray have a passion for marriages, re-marriages, single parents and blended families. They have been married 31 years and have raised a blended family of four children, who have blessed them with TEN grandchildren in eight years! Family is everything to her and Grammy is her most loved and treasured name. After a life time in California, she now lives in Arizona with her husband and two crazy but very loved little dogs.

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