-Below are businesses I’ve used personally, or have come highly recommended:




Dana, By Your Side Self-Publishing – https://byyoursideselfpub.com/editing

Victoria Curran – victoriacurran2@gmail.com

Susanne Bellamy – https://www.susannebellamy.com/editing-services.html

Annie Seaton – https://www.annieseaton.net/editing-and-cover-creation.html

Juanita Keez – https://juanitakees.com/category/kees2create/editing-and-proofreading/

Serena Sandrin – http://www.sandrinediting.com/

Lauren Clarke – Creating Ink – https://www.creatingink.com/services

Institute of Professional Editors IPEd – http://iped-editors.org/About_IPEd.aspx


Cover Design

Tall Story Designs: https://www.tallstorydesigns.com/


Graphic Design

Spirit Graphics: https://spiritgraphics.com.au/


Alt19 Creative:  https://alt19creative.com/book-formatting/

Courses for Authors

Mark Dawson: https://selfpublishingformula.com/courses/



Alt19 Creative:  https://alt19creative.com/book-formatting/

Virtual Assistant

Lemon and Lime Business Solutions: Alex –  https://lemonandlimebusiness.com/



Dedicated to industry professionals! https://reedsy.com/



Project Management:  https://trello.com/



Womens Network Australia – Empowered Women Empowering Women

Female Entrepreneur Association – https://femaleentrepreneurassociation.com/


Recommended Reading:


 Ask Why? – Simon Sinek’s TED talk – “People buy things because of WHY you do them, not because of WHAT you do.” 

The Memoir Project – Marion Roach Smith

Steal Like an Artist – Austin Kleon

The Business of Being a Writer – Jane Friedman

This is Marketing – Seth Godin

Business for Authors – Joanna Penn

Marketing: A Love Story – Bernadette Jiwa

Wired for Story – Lisa Cron

Story Genius – Lisa Cron

Anything You Want – Derek Sivers

Story Driven – Bernadette Jiwa

Psycho-Cybernetics – Maxwell Maltz

Self-Publishing Attack – James Scott Bell

Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill

Creativity Inc – Ed Catmull



*The links in this website may be affiliate links, which means I receive a small percentage of sales if you choose to purchase. I only recommend books and services that I have either used personally, or have been highly recommended to me. Integrity is of the highest importance to me. Athena x