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Some people call me a book midwife. Most people are just glad they called me.

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Some people call me a book midwife.
Other people are just glad they called me.



I provide feedback on chapters as they are written, help clarify story shape and narrative arc, and assist with all aspects of creating a book. Phone or Skype sessions are 30 minutes to 1 hour and are tailored to suit authors’ needs.

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I offer in-depth consulting and critiques on book concepts, finished and in-progress manuscripts, book proposals, query letters, and all aspects of the publishing business.

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I help writers plan and create their informational books, self-help books, and how-to books, starting with a stellar outline and finishing with a saleable book.

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About Suzanne

Suzanne Sherman has been a publishing professional in various capacities since 1983 and has specialized in memoir for over 20 years. Her clients have published with Wiley & Sons, Chronicle Books, Ten Speed Press, Monkfish Publishing, Freethought Press, and more. With her guidance, clients who preferred a small print run of their books to distribute as they liked have used a printer, many have successfully self-published, and several have put their books into the market with the help of a hybrid publisher. READ MORE »

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