Publishing Coach

At Castelane, we're authors too. We understand how overwhelming the idea of self-publishing can be. That's why we're here to help. We'll walk you through the step-by-step process of polishing your manuscript, getting it ready for sale, and launching it into the market. We take the stress out of self-publishing!

Our signature Publishing Coach service is included free with our Publishing Coach Bundle, or as an hourly service. 

Whether you need help setting up your Kindle Direct Publishing page or want to discuss your options for self-publishing, we're here to help. We can work with you by phone, video chat or email to get you started in the publishing market. Here are just a few of the services we provide with approximate prices. Final prices will be quoted on a project-by-project basis

  • Book sales page setup for Kindle Direct publishing, Ingram spark, Kobo, Draft2Digital and more. Note: you will need to set up the accounts for these services first, but we can walk you through that too (about 3 hours or $105.00).
  • ISBN numbers: Don't know where to get ISBN's or how many you need for each book? Get help purchasing and and assigning ISBN numbers for your book (about 1 hour or $35.00).
  • Copy writing for book jacket blurbs and sales pages (about 3 hours or $105.00).
  • Self-publishing 101: We'll discuss your best options for designing, selling and promoting your paperback or ebook (about 1 hour or $35.00).
  • Social media: set-up your basic online author platform (Amazon Author Central, Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter). (about 3 hours or $105.00)
  • Basic website set-up (using Wordpress or Wix only), (prices vary).
  • Book review queries sent (to your list of reviewers or ours), (prices vary)
  • Synopsis or query review (about 1 hour or $35.00).

Getting started is easy. Simply add the Publishing Coach Bundle to your cart or Contact US for a personal quote. 

“Being a first time author, I was so unprepared and in the dark about the whole process, but Kim was my hero.” ~Elizabeth Winfree, author of Mindful Conversations.

“We had many questions and Kim eagerly responded and never tired of repeating answers, and she did so gracefully and professionally. Her design and lay out produced a work we are most proud of.” ~Larry Weller, co-author of Teachers in Autumn.

“Kim shepherded me through every detail from start to finish. I could never have accomplished this so easily as I have.” ~Brenda Clark, author of Call the Priest.

“As an author who has worked with publishers in the past, I am not only impressed with the work of Castelane, I am satisfied beyond measure.” ~Gary D. McGugan, author of Unrelenting Peril.

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