Step #1: Contact Me
Tell me about your book: Will it be a memoir, how-to or recipe book, or novel?
Step #2: I Evaluate Your Concept
I evaluate your book concept and identify your book's unique selling proposition.
Step #3: We agree upon a price
Fees are project dependent. The quality remains long after the price is forgotten.
Your book concept will make or break your book’s potential to get a publisher’s green light. It has to be stellar, meaning, it must be compelling and solve a problem that potentially millions of readers struggle with (e.g., fitness, weight loss, balding, diabetes, arthritis, relationships, business decisions, etc.). Below is an infographic (PDF document) you […]
The CEO of a large dietary supplement company recently hired me to ghostwrite his book in order to promote his brand and the launch of a new product line. He wasn’t sure about how to use his book to create a successful branding strategy until we had a creative discussion about linking brand messaging, product […]
I want to hear about your book’s unique selling proposition. . .but before you contact me, please read the following: Let’s imagine for a moment that you’re an ex-law enforcement agent with years of experience and interesting stories to share with readers about your work. That by itself does not qualify as a strong concept unless […]
At the beginning of my career as an author, I stumbled upon a talented and caring mentor who helped me find my voice and taught me how to become successful. Without such expert guidance, I most likely would have never seen my books top the bestseller lists. Here’s you opportunity to put my my expert […]
What type of book do you want to write? For non-fiction, you must write what you know. Perhaps it’s cooking and you’re the next Julia Childs, Ina Garten or Nigella Lawson. Maybe you’ll write about your experiences as a trial attorney, a cardiologist, professional athlete, chef or business executive. You’ve got a story to tell, […]
Your book’s promise will determine the probability of enjoying a successful book sale. Great book concepts are the coin of the realm in the New York publishing world. You may be surprised to learn that you can turn the right book promise into a potential bestseller if you work with the right mentor, which could […]
I just obtained a copy of Four Weeks To A Better Brain and the free accompanying recipe book, Save Your Brain Cookbook, and was impressed by the scope of research that went into this book. The books are available directly from the author’s website. Prescription drugs approved to treat Alzheimer’s disease are at best marginally […]
If you’re considering writing a book and are not a celebrity or a public figure, you might consider self-publishing instead of trying to land a contract with a major NY publishing house. Generally, publishers will only consider pitches from well-known personalities or from those with significant platforms. What types of people have significant platforms? Here […]