What do you offer authors that’s different than the Big Five or Self-Publishing?
At Raven's Quill Publishing we're here to help. I don't want to take your royalties. If I could convince every author to self-publishing I would.
I'm a firm believer in the author getting the money for their book. You put years into this project you deserve more than 15% of royalties. But the truth is self-publishing is not for everyone and I'd like to help make sure those authors get the best help they can. As a Certified Book Launch Coach, I can work with you one-on-one to develop and execute your marketing strategy and get your career off the ground while paying out a higher share to you, the author.
I'm also working my Story Grid Editor Certification which gives me unique insight into
I also believe that editors put a lot into a book and have earned some of the money. As a result, I like to them a small royalty share. This is based
What do you look for in a manuscript?
I'm not interested in publishing a million, a thousand, or even one hundred books a year. I'm looking for quality work that moves me. Projects I can connect with and are inclusive. I look for real stories about real people (that doesn't mean I only do nonfiction or realistic settings. It means diversity is real and I want to see it in stories and books).
My favorite things to read are
See my submissions page for details.
What is an author platform?
A platform is what you use to sell your books and reach fans. It's your website, appearances, email list, content (podcast/blog posts), and social media.
Making sure everything is set up properly is key to creating long term success as an author. It's not something I can wave a magic wand over and fix, but I do know how to look at what you're doing and see the holes in your efforts. I can also help you start off on the right foot.