Do you know the importance of being real in your writing? In this episode Kathi and Debbie Alsdorf discuss ways to be authentic with your audience. Kathi and Debbie get real and vulnerable as they share their wisdom and hearts.

Here a three keys to being real and authentic:

  • Be real about real things.
  • Honor those in your story.
  • Don’t fall into the perfection trap.

Listen in to hear more keys that will enrich you as a writer and inspire you to be you in your writings.

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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, international speaker and literary 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.

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