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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 before you publish? A recommendation for editors or designers? Book formatting. Ongoing coaching? A publishing guide to check in with during your journey? Let's talk!

INDUSTRY: Are you a publisher who's thinking about integrating a hybrid press service? Need content for your blog? An expert for your advisory board? I wrote the books on formatting, metadata, and book marketing for Ingram. Let me create content for your customers.


Here are a few books by my clients.

Full Circle, a memoir by former Lehman Brothers CFO Erin Callan Montella

Human liberation, personal healing, and social justice by Penny Rosenwasser

Why Buy Bitcoin: Investing Today in the Money of Tomorrow by Andy Edstrom

One man's Harvard-documented remission of incurable cancer using only natural methods by Glenn Sabin

Not Quite Supermodel, a novel by Kathy Tong

BRAT and the kids of warriors

BRAT and the Kids of Warriors: Fictional adventure stories by Michael Joseph Lyons

ALL FISH FACES: Photos and Fun Facts about Tropical Reef Fish by Tam Warner Minton

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

How can I help you publish?

Carla King Self-Publishing Boot Camp

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?

Online Courses

Book Publishing Master Course for Nonfiction Authors

Learn how to prepare your manuscript, create your publishing business, make, distribute, sell, and market your nonfiction or fiction book. This is a six-week course you can take live or on-demand. Don't waste time and money trying to figure out how to do it yourself. This course will streamline your learning and your processes, and provides worksheets, checklists, and cheatsheets, along with a write-in workbook to use to track your publishing project.

Carla King coaching for writers and authors

One-on-One or Group Coaching

Does your company need a customized guide to self-publishing processes? I can provide correct, up-to-date, and customized publishing guidelines, booklets, and worksheets to meet your needs. For example, I authored the  three guides below for Ingram. 

Carla King speaking and teaching

Speaking and Teaching

Do you need a speaker for your conference or workshop, who  can inspire your audience to publish professionally? Do you need to add publishing to your course offerings? I'm happy to talk about your book project, publishing company setup, conference, or workshop. I teach professional publishing and encourage authors to follow a path that guarantees five-star reviews when they launch their books!

Carla King books on publishing

Customized Guides

I speak at conferences,  teach workshops, and online courses. I love live events! I've been the independent publishing and technology track leader at the San Francisco Writers Conference for over a decade.

Let me help you position your guide to advantage in the marketplace. 


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IngramSpark book by Carla King Book Metadata and Discoverability
IngramSpark book by Carla King Book Formatting

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