In this episode, Kathi welcomes agent and editor Kathleen Kerr as the first of several rotating co-hosts on the Writing at the Red House podcast! Together, they share ideas to help you take your writing to the next level in 2023.
Kathi wants to know what agents and editors are looking for and how authors can move toward those goals. Here are some of Kathleen’s answers:
- Focus on social media engagement, making it a consistent conversation with your audience
- Reach out to other communicators and supporting one another
- Clarify your message and be the expert in your niche
Want to hear more lifechanging episodes from Kathleen Kerr and Kathi? Go back and listen to their series on “The Author’s Guide to Outlining Your Book in a Day” here: Part 1 and Part 2.
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Meet Your Hosts
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 https:writingattheredhouse.com
Agent and Editor
Kathleen believes in writers. With long experience in amplifying authors’ messages, she has the passion and expertise to come alongside writers as they hone their ideas and navigate a changing publishing landscape. She’s always on the lookout for the bold voices that are shaping conversations in today’s culture.
Before joining Alive, Kathleen served as an acquisitions editor at Zondervan and Harvest House Publishers. She worked with bestselling, debut, and award-winning authors, helping to refine their messages, build their careers, and partner in their ministries. She also worked as a bookseller at an independent bookstore, where she learned that there are few greater joys than introducing kids to the books that will shape their own stories.
Kathleen graduated from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with degrees in French and English. She now lives with her husband, Noah, and their two daughters in Oregon’s Willamette valley. She can usually be found reading, camping, and creating chaos in the kitchen.
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