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Some people call me a book midwife. Most people are just glad they called me.

AUTHOR COACH
Get valuable individualized help planning or writing your book. Learn more….

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I offer consulting and critiques on manuscripts, book synopses, proposals, queries. Learn more….

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Writing a memoir? Improve your craft with my 8-module online program, and get your book done. Learn more….

Some people call me a book midwife.
Other people are just glad they called me.

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WRITING
COACH

I help with all aspects of creating a book in 30- or 60-minute phone or videoconferencing sessions. Topics are tailored to suit authors’ needs.

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CONSULTATION
& CRITIQUE

Get in-depth review of your manuscript, book proposal, or query letter by a skilled publishing professional.

It starts here  

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NONFICTION
BOOKS

Writing a self-help, informational, or how-to book? Nonfiction books like these have certain qualities that make them successful.

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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.

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