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Risk & Reward E47 Fred Koehler

Hosted by: Holland Henderson Special guest: Fred Koehler

November, 2023

In this captivating episode, we explore the multifaceted world of book creation with Fred Koehler, an artist and writer whose passion for adventure spills over into his storytelling and graphic design work. Fred’s path to becoming a published author is not just a tale of personal triumph; it’s a source of inspiration for aspiring writers everywhere.

Join us as Fred shares the intriguing narrative behind launching his business, Ready Chapter 1, which was born from a desire to empower and assist budding authors on their journey to publication.

In this episode we cover:

How Fred broke into the book publishing industry (3:06)
What is Ready Chapter 1 (6:00)
The process of the services provided by Ready Chapter 1 (10:46)
What happens next after a writer gets a good score on his work (16:55)
There is so much you can learn from reading other people’s work (20:18)
Critique tip: hear the critique but ignore the advice on how to fix it to keep your writing voice (23:37)
What are the other barriers Ready Chapter 1 pushes down for writers (25:35)
Advice Fred gives to someone starting out as a writer (28:56)
The submissions process is taking your product (book) to market (33:13)
A true writer’s spirit is to be curious all the time (37:13)
How do we get children to love to read (37:50)

Links From the Show:

Allen & Company
Writer’s Voice

Books Mentioned in this Show:

Star Wars – Legends Series

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods, by Rick Riordan 

Connect with:

Holland Henderson – Financial Advisor at Allen & Company
Allen & Company – Holland Henderson
LinkedIn – Holland Henderson

Fred Koehler – Graphic Designer & Published Author
LinkedIn – Fred Koehler
Ready Chapter 1

The opinions voiced in this program are for general information only and are not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual. To determine which strategies or investments may be suitable for you, consult an appropriate qualified professional prior to making a decision.

Fred Koehler and Ready Chapter 1 are not affiliated with LPL or Allen & Co.

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