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INDUSTRY: Does you company need help reaching authors?  I can license or customize my content to suit your needs. Courses, books, blog posts, articles... what do you need? 

AUTHORS: From online courses to one-on-one coaching and do-it-for-you services, I can help you publish your book within your budget. Need a spot check? A recommendation for editors, designers, marketing services? Let me know and schedule a free 15 minute consultation!

Memoir by former Lehman Brothers CFO Erin Callan Montella

A  journey of beating cancer using only natural methods

BRAT and the kids of warriors

Fictional adventure stories by an Army Brat 

Of Love and Guilt

A novel set in Sydney and the Bay of Havana

How to invest today in the money of tomorrow

Matt the Firehouse Brat: A 38-page children's book by Ivan Covin, illustrated by Marcin Piwowarski

Can I help you publish?

  • Are you an author who needs a hand figuring out how to self-publish your book?
  • Do you need someone to do the work for you?
  • Are you a small press who needs guidance on procedures, tools, service, or best practices?
  • Are you an organization who wants to create an anthology or fund-raising promotional book?
  • Are you a company entering the world of self-publishing who needs to understand the competition?
  • Are you an agent, designer, editor, or marketing pro who would like to advise your authors on best practices?

 What do you need help with? I look forward to hearing from you so please click to email me or leave me a message at (510) 230.4262.

Self-Pub Boot Camp online courses

Learn how to prepare your manuscript, create your publishing business, make, distribute, sell, and market your book. A self-paced online course with lifetime access. Take a look.

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One-on-one or group coaching

Need individual consulting for you or a group? Please let me know. I'm happy to talk about your book project, publishing company setup, conference, or workshop.

Speaking and teaching 

I speak at conferences, teach workshops and courses. I love live events! In fact, I'm the self-pub and tech track leader at the San Francisco Writers Conference where I bring together trusted professionals, mostly founders, to talk with authors about how to succeed.

Customized guides

Does your company need a customized guide to self-publishing processes? I can customize my content to feature yours. There's no need to reinvent the wheel. Hire me, instead. It's faster and, better yet, it'll be correct, up-to-date, and sympathetic to your readers.

Please let me know how I can help.

Carla King Self-Publishing Boot Camp

Carla King, Founder, Self-Publishing Boot Camp

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Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Authors 4th Edition Carla King

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