Self Publishing? Marketing to a Publisher?

WELCOME TO THE NEW WRITERS INTERFACE!

Sign up for The Literary Midwife to stay on top of today's publishing trends!

Who's scamming Kindle Unlimited and how does that affect YOUR book? Find out on the blog!

PUBLISH YOUR BOOK SUCCESSFULLY

Publish your book and your ebook successfully, and promote them effectively. Your book must be professional in quality and you must know the nuts and bolts of promotion if you want to sell more than a handful of books on Amazon.com.  I'll make sure that you do, and I'll always be there to support you.

So what do you need to have in order to have strong sales?

MAKE SURE THE BOOK IS READY!

What makes a book ready to publish?  You need to meet or exceed the expectations of your readers. My manuscript evaluation gives you a complete analysis of your book, chapter by chapter.  Does it start strongly, are your characters vivid, do the plot arc and pacing suit reader expectations?  Do you have any prose weaknesses that will distract or annoy readers? Is the book ready to publish now, and for what market?  If you fail to meet reader expectations you can expect poor reviews on Amazon.com.  My content edit helps you create a professional and polished manuscript as I help you eliminate weak spots, beef up characterization, and polish your prose with a copy edit so that the book is ready to publish and does meet those reader expectations.  Struggling with that first draft?  We can work chapter by chapter to create a strong book from the get-go.  Your book must satisfy reader expecatations or it simply will not sell well.

PUBLISH YOUR BOOK WELL!

No paying scammers!   You need the right publisher to suit your book and your career goals, whether that's an agent and a New York house,  a small press commercial publisher, self publishing, or  one of the exciting new hybrid publishers.   We'll find the right publisher for your book and you won't get scammed. 

SELF PROMOTION MATTERS!

You must promote, no matter who publishes your book. I know the critical elements of successful promotion and what is working for authors and their books right now.     I'll help you plan the right promotional platform to suit your book and your time budget. 

WHY ME?

I was an award winning New York published author, and I have supported myself as a writer and writing teacher for twenty years.   I know what your book means to you and I want it to succeed.   I know what is working for writers right now, as opposed to last week or last year.   Together, we will make your book as successful as it can be!
Today's book must be professional in quality in order to succeed.  Readers are demanding, and Amazon.com is beginning to flag books of poor quality.  You do not want that to happen to your book.  Visit my Services page to find out how I can help your book succeed.

Visit the blog for regular tips on writing and publishing and discover exciting introductions to cover artists, promotional service providers, and the like.

Check the resources page for honest and quality providers of formatting, cover art, and promotion services.

Sign up for my free newsletter, The Literary Midwife, above and to the right, for lots of good information on writing, publishing, and promoting! If you're bored, you can click and unsubscribe at any time, and I promise that I will never share my email list with anyone.

Check out my YouTube channel for tips on how to blog well, and how to promote.

What My Clients Have to Say:

Larry Causey   Briar's Lookout

Mary Rosenblum has been a part of my fiction publishing enterprise from the start, and I would highly recommend her services to anyone.  She's something between a confidant and a sparring partner.  I had the good fortune to have her as my instructor with Long Ridge Writers Group for my first novel, "Tucson Rider."  The course covered three chapters, but after its completion Mary continued to give me encouragement and advice.  Published by CreateSpace and Amazon, "Tucson Rider" has met with respectable success, most of that through Kindle.

 Mary advised me to collect the Western short stories that make up "Bitter Water," also published through Amazon and Kindle.  One of the stories, "Rosa's Getaway," is a segment from my most recent novel, "Briar's Lookout."

 Mary never complained about the freebies, but I broke down and paid for an evaluation of "Briar's Lookout."  This helped me expand it when I had despaired of doing that.  She also did an edit, opening my eyes to the significance of details.  As she promised, she made a lot of small changes that were hardly noticeable.  I had the final say, so if any mistakes remain, that's my fault.

 Because of Mary's contributions, I feel "Briar's Lookout" is a more professionally prepared novel.  If I need help in my future endeavors, Mary Rosenblum will be my go-to person.

   

Hmmm...confidant and sparring partner, eh?  I guess that's true, since I nag authors for their best and I'm not afraid to say why I want them to change things.   Larry's a strong writer, his Old West is realistic, historical, and populated with vivid characters who suit their time. It's a real, dusty, compelling read and worth your time and money!

Click here to see more books that I've edited