Write the Damn Book Already

Ep 77: Indie Publishing with Fiction Author Kathryn Biel

February 28, 2024 Elizabeth Lyons
Write the Damn Book Already
Ep 77: Indie Publishing with Fiction Author Kathryn Biel
Show Notes

Armed with quick wit, relatable characters, themes of resilience, and always a happy ending, award-winning and USA Today Bestselling author Kathryn R. Biel writes comfort reads.

In the most recent episode of Write the Damn Book Already, we chatted about her journey thus far as an indie author. 


  • Kathryn's favorite part of self-publishing
  • The type of opportunity that would compel her to consider a traditional publishing deal after self-publishing 20 books
  • Her experience selling books via a Shopify store and TikTok shop
  • How she defines success for herself (and how that barometer has changed over the years)


Balancing drama and angst with laughter and love, Kathryn weaves stories that will whisk you away for a few hours and have you rooting for the underdog, whether it's through sports romance, romantic comedy, or lighter women's fiction. 

By day, Kathryn is a pediatric physical therapist and Chief Domestic Officer of the Biel household. By night, when not writing, Kathryn can be found at the dance studio, knitting, watching sports with her husband and son, cuddling with her four cats, embarrassing herself on TikTok, and doing absolutely anything to avoid cleaning her house. 

​Kathryn is the author of 20 books, including the award-winning Live for This, Made for Me, and The UnBRCAble Women Series (Ready for Whatever, Seize the Day, and Underneath It All)


TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@author_kathrynrbiel
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kathrynrbiel
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