Episode 10: How Does a Published KidLit Author Use a Book Coach? with returning guest Cindy L. Rodriguez

Cindy L. Rodriguez returns to chat with Christy and Sharon about the value of hiring a book coach, whether you’re just starting out, still aspiring, or a multi-published author.

Cindy’s debut picture book, Three Pockets Full, came out from Cardinal Rule Press on September 1.

Jump to:

[3:04] The Backstory of the Story

[8:02] Critique Group vs. Coach

[11:08] The Manuscript Evaluation

[13:16] On Feedback from Your Book Coach/Editor

[19:29] The Story You Think You’re Telling vs What’s on the Page

[24:36] Working with a Coach When You Already Have a Contract

[26:58] Why We Love “Why?”

[30:29] Book Coaching as an Investment in You

[32:20] Actionable Items

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