In what subjects does Steve have knowledge and expertise that he can bring to the table when editing or ghostwriting a book?
Steve has authored five novels under his own name and half a dozen books on business topics. Including his self help and metaphysical titles, he has authored more that three dozen books. In addition, he has ghostwritten a number of memoirs for individuals as well as business books, and he has edited quite a few novels as well as books on religious and spiritual topics. An accomplished ghostwriter, editor and author, he is the only three-time winner of the Writer's Digest Book Award. Moreover, he as won First Prize for Visionary Fiction from Independent Publisher magazine and First Prize for Nonfiction from USA Book News.
What if I already have a draft of a book?
If you have a complete or a partial manuscript, send Steve an email and let him know about it. He likely will ask you to send him a Word file of the manuscript via email so that he can evaluate it. If he believes it’s ready for publication and he that it has sales potential, he may offer you a publishing contract with The Oaklea Press. If he believes it needs editing, he will let you know and quote a fee for doing so. CLICK HERE to send Steve an email.
If Steve ghostwrites or edits a book for me, do I have to publish it through The Oaklea Press?
You will have the option to do so, but you can use another publisher or self-publish your manuscript if you wish.
How long does it typically take for Steve to ghostwrite or edit a book?
Usually it takes from three to six months to ghostwrite a book if Steve is starting from scratch. Editing a manuscript can take anywhere from a few days to several weeks.
How much does Steve charge?
The amount varies, depending on the amount of work Steve estimates will be required. The amount for ghostwriting a book typically falls between $15,000 and $45,000. Editing is usually much less, perhaps a few thousand dollars at most. Editing is usually much less, perhaps a few thousand dollars at most.