Your Word Document + My Expertise = Your Professionally Published Book






Everyone has a good reason to write a book, design a personal journal, or make a keepsake.
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  • Tell your story.
  • Sell your book. 

  • Prepare a self-published book for marketing purposes. 
  • Give your book to friends and family as a gift.
  • Put your memories into a keepsake for future generations.
  • Make a yearly calendar or journal.  Quick, simple, no writing.
  • Write your family history.
  • Write a bunch of short stories.
Don't worry that you're not good enough. Everyone worries about that.  Even celebrities.  There's always a writing coach or an editor around the corner to help you. 

If you have a story to write, write it. Your story is your treasure.  If people don't like it, they won't read it. 


So what? 


    From Document to Published Book - and Beyond

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    Indie publishing can be confusing.
    You may not know where to start - or what to do.

    So . . . 

    You write the manuscript - I'll do the rest. 


    Book Formatting, Design, and Publication

    1.    Prepare and format the edited text of the manuscript into a paperback book, including, but not limited to, title page, copyright page, table of contents, sections, chapters, page numbers, page headings, pictures, illustrations, graphics, end notes, index, appendix, and/or other components of the interior text: a) according to the client's specifications; and, b) according to the requirements established by the on-line printing and publishing service.

    2.    Design the front cover, back cover, and spine of the book:   a) according to the client's specifications; and, b) according to the requirements established by the on-line printing and publishing service.

    3.    On behalf of the client, open and maintain a client account at an on-line printing and publishing service.

    4.    Assist the client with logging into, adding information to, maintaining, and purchasing from, the on-line printing and publishing service.   

    5.    Inform the client of upgrades offered by the on-line printing and publishing service.

    6.    On behalf of the client, procure an ISBN (International Standard Book Number) from the on-line printing and publishing service.

    7.    On behalf of the client, open and maintain an account at  http://pcn.loc.gov/for the purpose of applying for an LCCN (Library of Congress Control Number) for the client's book.

    8.    On behalf of the client, procure an LCCN (Library of Congress Control Number) from the on-line Preassigned Control Number Program of the Library of Congress.

    9.    Upload the formatted book and completed cover to the on-line printing and publishing service.

    10.  Purchase one proof of the book and send it to the client for evaluation and approval.

    11.  Revise book and cover design according to the results of the client's evaluation.

    12.  After client’s final approval, oversee publication of book.

    13.  Communicate regularly with the client to be sure all work on the book is flowing smoothly according to the client's expectations.

     Digital Reader (Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, Kobo, and Ingram Spark) Formatting, Design, and Publication

    1.    On behalf of the client, open and maintain a client account at an on-line ebook publishing service. (see Fees for account setup and management)

    2.     Upload the ebook to on-line publishing service.

    3.     Finalize publication of ebook.

    4.    Communicate regularly with the client to be sure all work on the ebook is flowing smoothly according to the client's expectations. 

    Publicity Materials (Separate Fees Apply)

    Sell Sheet and Synopsis  – Using client’s wording and ideas, design a Sell Sheet and/or Synopsis Sheet for publicity purposes. Manage printing and shipping for the client.

    Book Launch Announcements, Bookmarks, Post Cards, etc.  – Using client’s wording and ideas, design printed items for publicity purposes. Manage printing and shipping for the client.

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