Publishing Coach

Whether you need a little nudge in the right direction or someone to hold your hand through the process, I can help. With a simple rate structure of only $35 per hour you can move forward with an ally at you side without breaking the bank.

Author Personal Training

Crafting a complete and compelling story is work. Hard work. It's late night fights with uncooperative characters, bouts of crippling impostor syndrome, and the taunting blink of the cursor on the empty page as you struggle to pry those unwilling words from the deepest recesses of your mind. Most new writers, as they begin to realize this, find themselves lost and wondering if they will ever be able to complete the novel they’ve been dreaming of writing.

Do not despair, dear author. Help is out there if you want it. Book Coach to the rescue!

Book Coaching Services:
• Define the scope of your book project
• Establish accountability benchmarks according to your own schedule and work style
• Discuss the technical and legal aspects of publishing your book
• Brainstorming sessions to work through your writer’s block
• Character biographies
• Beat Sheets
• Plot Outlining
• Chapter reviews and critiquing
• Establishing author voice
• Pinpointing crutch words, clich├ęs, and echoes in your book


Publishing Coach

Publishing step by step is a sure way to a successful book launch. With targeted coaching aimed at helping you get to the next step we can work together to make your book launch a success.

There are three key phases to a successful publishing system. My coaching sessions will be based on the current level you're at to ensure we continue the forward momentum of your publishing process.


Pre-Publishing 
I've finished writing my book, now what?

Discuss the business side of self-publishing.
Assess your self-publishing expectations and goals.
Set realistic budgets for book production and marketing.
Outline pre- and post-production schedule.
Discuss ISBNs, copyrights, and LCCNs and how to obtain them.
Choose a printer and ebook distributor coordinate set up of those accounts:
PRINT - IngramSpark, KDP, and/or CreateSpace
Ebook - IngramSpark, KDP, Smashwords and/or Draft2Digital
Provide Contacts to Editors, Cover Artists, and Book formatters.


Publishing
I've edited, covered, and laid out my book. Let's do this!

Discuss your target market.
Review book genre and keywords and category placement.
Synopsis/Jacket Copy review and critique for marketability.
Coordinate delivery of book files to printers and ebook distributors.
Book pricing strategies for print and ebooks.
Set book release date for pre-orders and pre-marketing.


Marketing 
Book launch day is coming. How do I reach readers?

Discuss book marketing goals, budget, and strategies.
Discuss author branding and social media platforms.
Provide checklist goals for no-cost marketing strategies.
Provide lists of pay-for advertising outlets.




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About The Author

Katie Salidas is a USA Today bestselling author and RONE award winner known for her unique genre-blending style.

Since 2010 she's penned five bestselling book series: the Immortalis, Olde Town Pack, Little Werewolf, Chronicles of the Uprising, and the all-new Agents of A.S.S.E.T. series. As her not-so-secret alter ego, Rozlyn Sparks, she is a USA Today bestselling author of romance with a naughty side.

In her spare time Katie also produces and hosts a YouTube talk show; Spilling Ink. She also has a regular column on First Comics News where she explores writing from a nerdy perspective.