Resources for Authors


WELCOME TO THE AUTHOR RESOURCE PAGE
for John 3:16 Marketing Network Authors

This will be a page in continual progress, updating as needed.
Latest update: December, 2015

Our goal with this resource page is to present our member authors who also have expertise in the fields associated with writing and marketing and education of writers.

Although these authors are part of the network, the information here is presented solely for your information and does not constitute endorsement nor can the marketing network owners be held liable for disputes that may arise. Please use these resources at your own discretion.

Contact the providers directly. If you have any questions, please contact Lorilyn Roberts through the forum.

If you would like to be added to the page, contact Lisa Lickel (lisalickel-at-gmail.com) or Lorilyn Roberts (authorLorilynRoberts@gmail.com). 



WRITING/PERSONAL COACH

Self Publishing Coach
Shelley Hitz
offers many book marketing resources on her website, Self-Publishing-Coach.com, including her popular (and free) report, "200+ Free Book Marketing and Author Tools." 

Check out Shelley's "Book Marketing on a Shoestring Budget Series" where you can expand your book marketing efforts without going broke!   http://www.self-publishing-coach.com/book-marketing.html

Recommendations for Shelley:
Shelley Hitz is a professional through and through. It didn't take long for me to see her attention to detail, her skill with cross promotion, and how she adds value to any project she takes on.
 ~ Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of the HowToDoItFrugally series of books for writers, http://www.howtodoitfrugally.com/

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Meet Janet Perez Eckles:  I am a personal success coach. What do I do? Well, did you ever get to the point where you’re stuck, know the next level to you want to reach, but don’t know how? I coach folks on how to do that.

www.janetperezeckles.com
Janet Perez Eckles, inspiring you to see the best in life.
For inspiration and a bit of humor, watch Janet’s video:
http://youtu.be/8F6OUd8aP50
Facebook, Twitter and Youtube channel links at:
www.janetperezeckles.com
Hola Happiness: Finding Joy by Dancing to the Melody of God’s Word
Available at: http://goo.gl/Enc20

EDITORS/EDITING


MICHELLE EVANS


Critique Edit

Rate $1 per page*

This service is for an in depth critique.

There are many avenues where you can find a good critique partner and I highly recommend you find one or more partners to work with. I do know, however, that there are many writers who don’t have time or ambition to swap and critique another person’s work. For this reason I’m offering a very affordable service to fill that gap. 

Recommendation for Michelle... With a keen eye and attention to detail, Michelle was able to find continuity and point-of-view errors in my manuscript. She offered tangible suggestions, was honest and encouraging. I recommend the services of Michelle for editing, especially for the Young Adult market. ~ Angela Hunter

Proofreading
Fiction  $1 per 1000 words, Non Fiction $2 per 1000 words
*Minimum rate $10

This is the service you would need after your manuscript has been through several rewrites and edits. I will recommend a deeper edit if I find the manuscript isn’t tight and ready for publication.


 Recommendation for Michelle ... Michelle Evans was one of three proof readers who read through the final drafts of two of my books. Michelle picked up small errors that were missed by all of us and I recommend her for the important task of helping to polish a manuscript to completion ~ Tracey Hoffmann - author


Michelle is also open to swapping manuscripts for critique or proofreading instead of payment.


For more information please visit Michelle's services page http://www.michelledennisevans.com/p/var-gaq-gaq-gaq.html



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Needing an Editor or Proofreading Service? Are you a new writer? IBP will edit the first ten pages of your manuscript for free and if you like their work , then you can sign up to join them. 

What do you offer as souvenirs for your fans at author events? IBP envisions authors as authorpreneurs and we are here to help you brand yourself as authors through merchandize.


Special OFFER: Get 150 pcs of metal pen engraved with words and logo for only $400 or 75 for $300 (including shipping within USA). Order by 23rd Dec 2015. Contact sales2@internationalbookpromotion.com for details.




OUTSIDE OF NETWORK RECOMMENDATIONS:


Pen In Hand, Inc. Editing Services - www.EvaMarieEverson.com
(For heavy editing, recommended by Lorilyn Roberts)
If you need this kind of editing, I would also recommend a second editor after this first round of editing.



CAROLE CUDNIK
Carole offers editing, proofreading, and research assistance for both fiction and nonfiction writing clients. Services include manuscript reviews on full or partial manuscripts, proofreading, copyediting, and content editing. She uses the Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition, The Christian Writer’s Manual of Style, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 11th edition, and the SBL Handbook of Style.
Her research assistance service is especially helpful to authors who need additional historical or topical information. This service allows the writer to focus on their writing as she digs for the nitty-gritty details.

Prices:
Carole negotiates rates per project, based upon condition of manuscript, word count, services requested, and turnaround time. She provides a free 1,000-word sample edit for manuscripts with a word count of 30,000 words or more. Contact her for a no-obligation quote.

Credentials: Carole is a retired military intelligence analyst who has written, reviewed, and edited articles and assessments for the US Department of Defense and US Intelligence Community. She holds an AA in Communications Applications Technology from the Community College of the Air Force, and a Certificate in Editing from the University of West Florida. By the end of 2014, she will also have a BA in History, with a focus in Religion. Carole has also taken focused courses in editing fiction through The Christian PEN: Proofreaders and Editors Network, which enables her to better serve her Christian and Inspirational authors.

Recommendation: “Carole was a godsend to me, and is now my primary nonfiction editor. I’ll also use Carole as a backup fiction editor when my primary fiction editor is unavailable.” Pastor George H. McVey.

"Carole Cudnik edited my second book, not only as an editor, but also as a reader. She showed me paragraphs that needed to be further developed because they were too confusing or they needed more information in order for my readers to understand my story correctly. Her accuracy is very sharp and she pays attention to details. As I went along through her comments, God led me to develop paragraphs with crucial information for the reader that I had missed. She is a very dedicated editor who takes the time to deliver a perfect book. Her passion for editing makes her trustworthy and efficient. She gives her best efforts to help Christian writers in delivering an excellent book that is worthy of God's standards.  I strongly recommend Carole Cudnik’s editing services to any writer." Sana Edoja (writing4god.com)

She is a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association and
The Christian PEN: Proofreaders and Editors Network.
www.carolecudnik.com
carole.cudnik@gmail.com


MARKETING


Self Publishing Coach
Shelley Hitz
offers many book marketing resources on her website, Self-Publishing-Coach.com, including her popular (and free) report, "200+ Free Book Marketing and Author Tools." 

Check out Shelley's "Book Marketing on a Shoestring Budget Series" where you can expand your book marketing efforts without going broke!   http://www.self-publishing-coach.com/book-marketing.html

Recommendations for Shelley:
Shelley Hitz is a professional through and through. It didn't take long for me to see her attention to detail, her skill with cross promotion, and how she adds value to any project she takes on.
 ~ Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of the HowToDoItFrugally series of books for writers, www.howtodoitfrugally.com
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Advertising Kindle Books and Tips



Write Now Lit Virtual Blog Tours

How it works? My target genre is Christian which includes Non-fiction, fiction, children, historical, youth, romance, and poetry. Some self-help books which are clean read.
We will issue a call for bloggers, targeting those who have expressed an interest in your book’s genre, manage their coverage timelines, and publicize their reviews and interviews on our website and through social media. We will also add your book to our upcoming blog tours page.
Virtual Tour: http://wnlbooktours.com/
Email: pharperjohnson-at-gmail.com

Some of the Benefits of a Virtual Blog Tour:

One of the key things people want to do with a blog tour is to generate sales
  • Generate an online buzz about your book
  • Reach your target audience
  • Get information about you and your books to many people in a short period of time
  • Create additional links to your site
  • Let readers and potential readers to learn more about you and your books
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VIDEO HELP

Literary Video Creations
Rev. Michael Duncan
Owner: Literary Video Creations
Co-Host: Alive in Christ Radio Network
 

BOOK COVERS/ILLUSTRATORS


Meet Lisa Hainline: Award-winning Graphic Designer / Christian book cover designer and Owner of Lionsgate Book Design & Marketing, where we help Christian Authors with all elements of production, from book cover design, through editing, formatting, publishing and marketing. 

Graphic Designer / Owner of Hainline Design with 35 years experience in all aspects of Graphic design and illustration, magazine design, poster and promotion, logo and corporate ID and many other aspects advertising and marketing.
LionsgateBookDesign.com
"LIKE" us and get more tips for Christian authors at:
facebook.com/ChristianBookCoverDesign
LisaHainline.com

TheHealingSource.org
SeasonOfRestoration.wordpress.com

PO Box 1382, Running Springs, CA 92382
909-939-0311


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Meet Cheryl Rogers:  Affordable self- publishing assistance from an experienced journalist and desktop designer.
Cheryl Rogers' broad-based background in newspaper reporting, copyediting, page layout, and desktop design has prepared her for this digital book age. She's designed newspaper pages, brochures and books for print; she’s also skilled at formatting for digital publication -- whether you want to publish to Amazon, Smashwords or your own website!
Whether you need an editor, copyeditor, proofreader, interior book designer, or formatter, Cheryl can help! Contact her for a custom quote.
Cheryl, who publishes New Christian Books Online Magazine, has self-published a number of Christian and nonfiction ebooks at Amazon, Smashwords, and other online venues. Contact her at http://www.songsfromtheword.com/NewChristianBooks/contact


E-BOOK HELP





WEB SITE/BLOG HELP


Deborah H. Bateman, Founder of Christian Daily Resources-/Blogger/Publisher/Website Designer



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