Kathi is back with agent and editor Kathleen Kerr to continue their conversation about how to take your writing to the next level in 2023.
In the last episode, Kathleen shared her first two tips for preparing to work with an agent, editor, or publisher, which included starting conversations as well as clarifying your hook and message. Now, she is sharing her last two tips and explaining why they are important:
- Distill your book into an outline.
- Monetize your account.
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Author, Speaker, Writing at the Red House Creator and CEO
Editor and Agent
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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