I don’t have a problem with self-publishing.

In the past, I’ve helped authors develop a book concept, write their manuscript, and publish their work themselves — — when those authors were better served by self-publishing because their topic was niche.

What I do have a problem with is the messages…

I’ve had the privilege to work on multiple bestsellers. Some rocked The New York Times list, whereas others hit the USA Today and Wall Street Journal lists. Others hit #1 in large categories on Amazon (like Business & Money) and stayed there, for days, weeks, months.

And what I’ve seen…

I’ve got a question for you.

How much pressure are you putting on your book journey?

Do you have a date in mind when your book will be “out there”?

Are you stressing over every like and comment on your social media?

Do you beat yourself up about being “behind”…

I’ve talked with more than 100 entrepreneurs and experts so far this year who wanted to work with me to build their audience, complete a book proposal and eventually, publish a book.

What I’ve heard over and over again in these conversations is that y’all want to know exactly when…

Sian Proctor is a scientist and a poet who was among the first civilians that got to fly into space. She was the first Black woman to pilot a spacecraft, and one of only four Black female Americans to ever get to see the Earth from above.

In a short…

I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling ’22 . . . yes, that’s a riff on Taylor Swift but also: it’s the vibe I’m feeling for the last three months of 2021.

There are SO MANY EXCITING things happening here at MSB that I can’t keep my hands off…

Meghan Stevenson

I help entrepreneurs, experts and thought leaders create book proposals that sell to major publishers. I also run marathons, save senior dogs and love the Mets.

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