We’re happy to introduce you to our current Community Members, a wonderful assortment of organizations, businesses, and entities with some terrific offerings for writers. Supporting our Community Members is a great way to support our larger literary community – and also make some valuable connections that could help you on your writing journey – so check out their websites (just click on the logo) and see what might be a good fit for your own writerly needs.
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Book by Book Publicity is an online book marketing and publicity company based in Austin, Texas. The company was formed in 2005 as a book review service and expanded shortly thereafter to offer a variety of services and websites for independent authors, recognizing the need for a means to help indie authors spread the news about their books.
Services include: Marketing & Promotion, Contests, Publications
Book Doctor, Robyn Conley offers free critiques so writers can see first-hand if her editing style matches their needs. As a workshop leader, Robyn encourages her students with interactive exercises, showing them how playing with words and phrasings can enhance their unique styles and help them land an invitation from an editor or agent. Because she is also a well-published author, she edits with a writer’s heart, appreciating each writer’s individual voice, yet helping him and her sear away the slag so a polished piece can shine.
Services include: Editing, Coaching, Collaborative Writing, Programs & Events
The Creative Writing Department at Austin Community College (ACC) helps students of all backgrounds and age discover the power and enjoyment of writing creatively. Our courses introduce writers to the knowledge and literary tools needed for writing poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, plays, and screenplays. Our courses help students explore a subject area in greater depth within a seminar/workshop setting. Our faculty consist of practicing writers with advanced degrees and/or first-hand experience and publications in the subjects they teach. ACC offers an Associate of Arts Degree in Creative Writing in both face-to-face and online formats, giving students on opportunity to produce professional-level projects and also to transfer their skills to four-year universities.
Services include: Coaching, Programs & Events
Editor Amy is a Houston-based editing business that helps writers meet and exceed their goals. Amy is a passionate, seasoned professional editor of 15 years who has worked in multiple genres and with many types of writing. Her services include copyediting, developmental editing, proofreading, query letter coaching, and manuscript evaluations, and she offers free copyediting samples upon request.
Services include: Editing, Coaching
Fresh Ink offers creative writing workshops, fiction coaching, and community-building for writers in the Austin area and beyond. Fresh Ink workshops provide an inclusive and inspiring space for writers from diverse backgrounds to work toward their writing dreams. Fresh Ink also offers a unique six-month coaching program called the Writer’s Transformation Project, which transforms your relationship to writing and helps you embrace and achieve your writing dreams. In Fresh Ink’s Creative Community, writers gather together to connect, create, and get motivated – through writing sessions, online discussion forums, and more.
Services include: Coaching, Programs & Events
PR by the Book is a boutique firm offering public relations and social media services for authors and publishers. PR by the Book also offers a DIY option for authors on a tight budget, more information can be found at authortoinfluencer.com.
Services & programs for writers include: Marketing & Promotion
Prose Story Consulting uses a holistic approach when working with writers looking to start projects, set goals, identify blocks, and create a plan for a completed project. Consultants counsel writers on narrative structure in non-fiction, memoirs, novels, short stories, essays, and screenplays, giving the writer guidance not only for their work in progress but for future projects. Every story is unique and understanding the special connection the writer holds with their story helps the consultant connect with the writer and their work to move more efficiently toward their goals.
Services & programs for writers include: Coaching, Collaborative Writing, Editing
Readerly Book Coaching helps authors write the novels they want to read! Writers will benefit from structures, strategies, and support, no matter where they are on their writerly journey—starting the quest, ready to revise, or preparing to query. Robin Henry is an Author Accelerated Certified Book Coach with over twenty years of experience in libraries and adult education.
Services & programs for writers include: Coaching
The Writing Consultancy provides a holistic editing and writing coaching service for authors seeking traditional and indie publishing options. The focus of TWC’s feedback structure is on helping writers gain lifelong writing and drafting skills that will transfer beyond that one project and to help with the transition to a more satisfying writing career. The writer’s vision and voice are at the heart of TWC’s feedback structure as we partner with individuals passionate about their stories making their way into the hands of readers everywhere.
Services & programs for writers include: Editing, Coaching, Programs & Events
Yellow Bird Editors is team of professional editors and writing coaches, published authors, and former employees at major publishing houses. Whether you’re working on a novel, a memoir, a picture book, a short story collection, or a nonfiction book, the experienced team at Yellow Bird can help you polish your manuscript and guide you on your path to publication. When you hire a Yellow Bird editor or writing coach, you get all the convenience, attention, and flexibility of working directly with a freelancer—plus peace of mind. With more than 100 years of combined editing experience, all of Yellow Bird’s editors and coaches are vetted professionals who will treat you and your work with the respect you deserve.
Services & programs for writers include: Editing, Coaching, Collaborative Writing, Contests