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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….

CONSULTING & CRITIQUES
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, CLASSES

Get in-depth review of your manuscript, book proposal, or query letter by an experienced publishing professional who specializes in memoir and nonfiction. Register for classes you take in the comfort of your own home.

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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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Home Page October 30, 2017

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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