Karen Porter

Karen is an international retreat and seminar speaker and a successful businesswoman. She is the author of seven books including Speak Like Jesus and her soon-to-be-released My Giants, God’s Victory. Karen is a frequent guest on regional and national radio and TV programs and contributes to national magazines.

Karen served as Vice President of International Marketing of a major food company in Texas for more than 30 years. Today she and her husband, George, own Bold Vision Books, a Christian publishing company.

Karen is a coach of communicators in both writing and speaking and serves on numerous boards of national ministries.

Karen says her marriage to George is her greatest achievement, but she’d love to talk to you about her five grandchildren! In her spare time, Karen continues her life-long quest to find the perfect purse. Karen is a people person, plain and simple and you will love to laugh with her and maybe even cry a little as she shares her joys and struggles.

Karen will be teaching two breakout sessions, and taking 15-minute appointments.

Breakout Sessions

Straight-talk Manuscript Rescue. Karen Porter will review the first 3 pages of your manuscript. Pre-submitted pages will be edited and critiqued in class. Learn the importance of these first pages and how to grab your readers early. Set your book up for success. Non-fiction and Fiction.


What makes a Non-Fiction book a success? Dissect several best sellers in class and learn what you can do to put your book on the same path. Learn where the pattern of success begins and where it leads.


15-Minute Appointments:

Bold Vision Books Karen & George Porter, Founders

A Traditional Publishing Company

Bold Vision Books is an independent Christian publisher looking for non-fiction and fiction with a compelling Christian message. Bold Vision offers high quality personal publishing & distribution through the nation’s best distribution companies. Bold Vision Books has two imprints: Nuts ‘n Bolts and Optasia Books. Other services offered through our coaching company, kae Creative Solutions, we also offer content analysis, book development, editing, and ghost writing. We can help you design a powerful marketing plan, write your tag line, build your brand, produce promotional items, and create your pitch.

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