Publishing Advice

“A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down. If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book nothing can help him.”
― Edna St. Vincent Millay

The publishing industry is in a constant flux. It can be challenging, confusing and intimidating for authors both new and established. Advice on where to start, how to continue and even what’s new will be invaluable on your publishing journey. In our one-on-one session we will go over the following aspects of publishing your manuscript both through a publisher and independently and make a plan accordingly. This gives you the chance to ask questions about areas in publishing you’re unfamiliar with or are looking to take an alternative approach.
For specific and detailed advice please provide notice in advance for appropriate preparation.

Book Formatting

Get advice on how to format your book and the different considerations for digital versus print, as well as other important information about typesetting and prepress.

Marketing/Events

Get advice on the best approaches to marketing your book through social media and setting up events that promote you and your work for fans and potential new readers.

Publishing Process

Advice on the publishing process as a whole. From the first draft to publication day, find out what you need to know in reaching your publication dreams.

Budgeting your book

Advice on the various costs involved in publishing a book and understanding profit margins for both digital and print publications.

Writing

Get advice on how to improve your writing, find your writing style, and how to avoid writing blocks. I can also help with the narrator’s voice, narrative structure and how to avoid plot holes.


Book your one-on-one session over email, phone or video starting from $35 hr


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