Writing & Publishing Services

writing consultant

One-On-One Consulting

I review finished and in-progress manuscripts and offer valuable guidance on what more you need need before publishing.

Schedule a free consultation 
writing coach

Writing Coach

Who benefits from a good writing coach? Writers who want to plan a successful book, strengthen their storyline, or get valuable guidance as they complete a manuscript.

Here is quality help 
open book

Publishing Consultant

We’ll determine your best option: self-publishing, traditional, digital, or hybrid. I can help you navigate the field and make the best choices.

Book an appointment 
book concept consulatant

Book Concept Review

Before you write your book, get trusted feedback on your book’s concept to be sure it’s headed for success in today’s publishing market.

Send me your idea 
online memoir classes

Memoir Classes

Learn in the comfort of your home. My online course teaches memoir craft essentials, my 1-hour teleclass helps you navigate the emotional landscape of memoir. Or take a weekly workshop.

Learn to write memoir 


An experienced editor is an essential step. With over 30 years in the business, I specialize in developmental editing (structure and content) and line editing of ready manuscripts.

Hire an exceptional editor  


Are you short on time, skill, or interest in writing your memoir or nonfiction book? I can help.

Get your book written 
proposals&query letters

Book Proposals & Queries

Book publishers require stand-out proposals using a particular format. I write, edit, and critique proposals and query letters, increasing your chances of getting signed.

Start with a free consultation 


Have questions about my services?

Be in touch 
Writing & Publishing Services January 1, 2011

About Suzanne

Suzanne Sherman is a veteran publishing professional, with thirty-five years in the field and a specialization in memoir and other nonfiction. Her clients have published with Wiley & Sons, Chronicle Books, Ten Speed Press, and a number of smaller publishers. She has also helped many authors successfully self-publish. Some of Suzanne’s memoir students and coaching clients prefer to write for personal pleasure or to create books for family, and they call her an invaluable guide.


Start Writing Right!

These 7 easy-to-follow essentials can get you started right or help you fine-tune your writing in progress. It’s a short, info-packed resource to help you improve on a good idea and give you the tools to build your exceptional story.