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The Author's Toolkit: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing a Book

The Author's Toolkit: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing a Book

by Mary Embree

Seaview Publishing



MSRP $15.95

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The Author's Toolkit takes you from the first thought, through writing, to that decision to publish. Mary Embree supplies the inside details only a successful author and accomplished editor could know. It is comforting to have her guide you through the maze of book writing. Highly recommended.

~Dan Poynter, Author, The Self-Publishing Manual and 80 other books


Many thanks for your superb presentation on query letters. It was extremely well received by VCWC members and the many others who attended at Borders. I'm sure you were aware of the enthusiastic response and the many who wanted copies of your materials.

I got more information in one reading of The Author’s Toolkit than I’ve received at any of the writers conferences I’ve attended in recent years. Mary clearly defines the process of writing a book and pulls it all together in easy to follow, logical steps. I wish this book had been available before I wrote my first two novels.

~D. Gordon Johnston, M.D., Author, Desert Winds and Lethal Mutation


The god of good fortune, Ho Tai, brought me Mary Embree, Literary Consultant. If it were not for her, my book would not be in print. She guided me through the maze of editing, proofreading, query letters, external and internal book design, publishing and agents—all issues that I found completely foreign and confusing.

~Thomas Quin Kong, M.D., Author, Tien Ming: Destiny


I saw your fine hand in the well-crafted proposal. . . . As usual, you are to be commended for your professionalism.

~Richard F.X. O’Connor, Author and Executive Editor, Renaissance Books



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