Welcome to Author Planet!


We bring you three decades of executive-level experience in book publishing and marketing. If we don’t have your answer, we’ll find someone who does.

Some of our services are available a la carte. Others require a little back and forth. (All estimates are free.) All work requires deposits. On our pricing pages you’ll find answers to “how much?” and “how to?”
Case Studies


Areas of Expertise

Concept Clarification

Nail down your hook. Add thrills to your thriller, mystery to your mystery, structure to your proposal. Talk to us.



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Project Analysis

Is your concept ready for the market? Do you need an expert opinion? Learn more.



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Platform Analysis

We’ll dissect your current online presence, and provide clear recommendations for best next steps. Get Quote.



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On-Call Coach

Branding, writing, selling, publishing–everything is intertwined in today’s publishing biz. We’re your one-stop-expert-shop. View details.



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Self-Publish or Not?

Expert advice to guide you down your own the best path to publication. Learn more.



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Basic Branding Roadmap

We’ll work with you to find your brand, and draft a clear action plan you can use to get you to the next level. Learn more.



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Social Media Setup

We’ll help you brand yourself and then set it all up for you. We’ll train you if you like, or you can hire us to keep it fresh and growing. Get quote.



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Website Development

Whether you go all-out with a daily blog or just want a place to be found, we’ll create a brilliant online impression. View examples.



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Blog Bugs and Tweet Control

We craft, draft and post your social media on a weekly basis. Think of us as your Jewish Marketing Mother. (Yes, we’re trademarking it: “Jewish Mother Marketing.” Like it? Get quote.



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Query & Manuscript Critiques

Detailed, professional critiques for writers who have exhausted the free resources, and keep hitting walls. Learn more.



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Wiki to Web: Short Writing

Any short writing project needing a little pizzazz, positioning or professionalism. Learn more.



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Intensive Writing and Editing

As time and personnel allow; we’ll work with you or consult with you to find a great ghostwriter, editor or book doctor. Get quote.



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Campaign Management

From blog tours to giveaways to discounts to newsletters, we craft and run marketing campaigns in whole and in part. Talk to us.



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Author Planet Products

Uncommonly useful tools for writers, many in development. Many free; some paid. instructional, in books and products for writers. 



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Publishing Startup?

We can help you determine whether your concept is viable, and how to brand, structure and budget. Talk with us.



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Books as Brands

Corporation or public speaker? Let us build the book that will increase your market authority. Talk with us.



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Contract Negotiation

We know our way around book contracts (although we’re not attorneys); we’ve negotiated hundreds from both sides of the publishing divide. Talk with us.



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Freebies

Answers to quick questions, informative white papers, promotional tools–lots of useful stuff at the click of a link.



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We Help You Get It Done


Here your writing comes first–however you wish to publish it.
So relax.
Breathe in the civilized atmosphere on Author Planet.
Let us guide you through this brave new publishing world.