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The Make Meaning Podcast

Jun 23, 2023

Annie Cathryn transitioned from a career in marketing for a Fortune 500 company to her own consulting agency inspired by Elizabeth Gilbert's "Eat Pray Love" to pursue her dream of writing fiction. She recently released her debut book, The Friendship Breakup, and is a self-proclaimed book nerd who has expanded her love for literature by becoming a Bookstagrammer and starting the Soulful Series Video podcast.


In the latest episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, host Lynne Golodner interviews Annie Cathryn about her debut novel, creative process, publishing journey, and why we should read our book’s reviews. 


In this episode, Lynne and Annie discuss: 

  • Early memories of writing & the teachers who encourage us

  • Why and when to leave another career to write a book

  • Writing two fantasy novels before diving into women’s fiction

  • The inspiration for The Friendship Breakup

  • The traditional publishing journey

  • Benefits of outlining and plotting a book

  • Using Instagram for book marketing

  • How Annie is marketing The Friendship Breakup

  • Advantages to reading your book reviews


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