Writing & Publishing Services

writing consultant

One-on-One Consulting

I can read your finished or unfinished manuscript and give you valuable feedback and guidance on what you need to do to create a salable book.

Book a free consultation 

writing coach

Writing Coach

I work with new authors who want to solidify their idea, clarify their storyline, and plan their book, and authors already writing who want guidance to make their book the best it can be.

Hire quality help 

open book

Publishing Consultant

Do you need trusted answers about publishing options? In a 1-hour consultation we’ll determine the best choice for you: traditional publisher, self-publishing, digital publishing (e-book), or hybrid publishing.

Schedule an appointment to get started 

book concept consulatant

Book Concept Consultant

Before you write your book, get trusted feedback on the concept

Send me your idea 

online memoir classes

Online Memoir Classes

My 8-week self-study course on the craft essentials of writing a memoir gets you started.

Learn to write memoir 



I do the often essential developmental editing of a memoir or other nonfiction, helping determine the best structure for your book, and more. If your manuscript is completed and ready for its final steps, I can give you the great edit every book needs.

Exceptional editing starts here 



I can write your book for you if you don’t have the skill, time, or interest. If you’re a professional with value to offer and no time to write, I can ghostwrite a book that will enhance your business.

Get your book written for you 

proposals&query letters

Book Proposals and Query Letters

I write, edit, and critique nonfiction book proposals and query letters before you submit them to agents and publishers.

Start with your free consultation 



Have questions about my services?

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Writing & Publishing Services January 1, 2011

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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