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Lead Stories Podcast is the flagship podcast of Lead Stories Media. Co hosts and executive producers Jo Saxton and Stephanie Williams O'Brien tell tales of leadership and life with the aim to encourage, equip and empower. 

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Oct 22, 2018

Rachelle Gardner, Literary agent, and writing, publishing and platform builder coach talks to Jo and Steph today about what coaching writers looks like for her.

Listen in now to discover:

  • What she looks for in someone she might represent as an agent,
  • What writing coaching looks like and why it is worth it
  • How she redirects people who aren’t ready for publishing yet
  • Whether she thinks everyone has a book in them
  • What she thinks the best social media platform to use is
  • Her opinions on the current hot topics in Western culture.


Some questions for writers:


1) Am I writing for myself or am I writing for a reader?

2) Can I identify who my reader is and why they would want to read this?

3) Have I worked hard to become a strong writer? (Am I getting outside input, improving my craft, reading books in my genre etc.?)  

4) What are your personal forms of resistance when it comes to writing? Write a list and watch out for them!


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