Are you thinking of writing and publishing a book?

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Help! I’m a novice.

If you are thinking that you’d really like to write a book but don’t know where to start, click the button below and we’ll talk it out.

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Let’s get that writing project organized.

If you’ve already started your manuscript but you’re getting lost in the details, click below to get project support.

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Ready to publish? Let’s talk.

If you are finished with a proofed manuscript click below to begin your publishing process.

Why Oak Line Press?

Here I am, in 2023 opening another business. It’s boutique publishing company called Oak Line Press and I’m delighted to be able to help clients achieve their dreams of writing and publishing a book. As the owner, I have 2 published books and have one on the way. I know how difficult it is to go through the process. That being said, my story continues with my first foray into publishing…

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    Here’s how the publishing process works.

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      Step 1

      Your Idea

      You have an idea for a book but not one on how to start. We can position you get your manuscript started.
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      Step 2

      Your Manuscript

      You’ve started your manuscript, but you are not making much progress. Let us help you create the plan on how you’ll finally type… The End

      Step 3

      Publicity

      Sign up for consulting on your publicity plan for your book and be ready for launch.

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      Step 4

      Publish Your Book

      You have a final draft of your edited manuscript. Submit that to Oak Line Press, and if accepted we will get our team started on publishing!

      Step 5

      Market Your Book

      Sign up for consulting on marketing plans for your book!

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      After Your First Draft – Edit Extravaganza

      After Your First Draft – Edit Extravaganza

      Taaa Daaa! You finished your first draft. Now, it's time to begin editing, revising, polishing your manuscriptand editing. Editing is a crucial process that should transform your rough draft into a polished manuscript ready to become a real book. Here are the...

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      Writing an Author’s Bio

      Writing an Author’s Bio

      You might want to create two. One is targeted at your readers, you’re trying to connect with them and use this to help sell your book. Readers might be wondering why you wrote the book and what makes you qualified to write it? This one can be short, maybe five...

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      Prepping for Your Acceptance Call

      Prepping for Your Acceptance Call

      The amount of information you need to have about your book, once it’s completed, can be a little overwhelming. There are two major categories: The Physical and the Market. For the physical, look at your word count. Better yet, explore the genre where you will probably...

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      Searching for Stories

      Searching for Stories

      What do I have to write a book about? It’s a great question and I can promise you, there are more things than you think. But first – do you want to write a book? If the answer is “I don’t know,” or “no,” then read this in case you know someone who does. You can give...

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      Ooooh, I Want to Write a Book Too!

      Ooooh, I Want to Write a Book Too!

      Does the phrase, I Should Write a Book, sound familiar? Do you say, “I should write a book,” or “People say I should write a book,” or “I’ve always wanted to write a book.”  I was part of the latter group for years. The idea of writing a book seemed almost...

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