Emerald Lake Books Reviews & Testimonials (2023)

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About Emerald Lake Books

Emerald Lake Books is a boutique publisher that offers a personalized publishing service to our authors.

Many of our clients are positive people who want to be recognized as notable experts and thought leaders in their specific market niche. Others are writing to leave a legacy. All have a specific goal in mind when they come to us.

We help them clarify and shape that goal into multiple smaller goals, which are foremost in our minds as we edit, design, position and market the book.

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Greta Muller Verified customer

Greta Muller

"Tara provides the perspective and attention to detail that an author needs as it pertains to her written word. When you have spent months, even years, on a project, an author needs the objective professional who is an expert in her field and holds your best interests at heart. I found this and more with Emerald Lake Books. I wholeheartedly recommend these fo..." Read more

5 months ago

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Chris Vanderzyden Verified customer

Legacy Partners, LLLP

"The team at Emerald Lake Books ensured that my book was of the highest calibre. Content and line edit, book cover and galley design, marketing and all the technicalities of publishing were performed with the utmost care. They are a publisher that truly supports a writer in a comprehensive fashion. Highly recommend!"

6 months ago

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Mark Smutny Verified customer

Civic Reinventions Inc.,

"Tara Alemany is what every author needs in an editor and publisher: patient, detailed, and incredibly knowledgeable about every nuance of good writing and publishing. Mark Gerber, in the imaginative leap of faith, listens, spins and creates the perfect image that cuts to essence of the author’s intent. Together, Tara and Mark are a dynamic duo. Work with the..." Read more

a year ago

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Kate Darroch Verified customer

katedarroch.com

"Very helpful information. The speakers were interesting and knowledgeable. I learnt a lot that was of value to me as a writer looking to break into the Indie marketplace."

a year ago

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Bianca Schulze Verified customer

The Children's Book Review

"As both a presenter and an attendee, I can honestly say that the Publish with Purpose Virtual Summit was well worth the investment! It can be challenging to find one's way in the book industry, but this line-up of speakers was a collection of thoroughly engaging book people ready and willing to share a ton of knowledge with zero smoke and mirrors. There were..." Read more

a year ago

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"I want to thank you for the totally awesome Publish With Purpose Conference that I attended last week. I learned so much from the delightful and knowledgeable expert speakers you chose for this conference. I recommend Tara and Mark’s Publish with Purpose Conference to everyone wanting to educate themselves on writing, or wishing to extend their vistas in the..." Read more

a year ago

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Jane R. Wood Verified customer

www.Jane wood books.com

"It was such a great opportunity to connect with experts in the book publishing industry. There’s so much to learn and this virtual summit helps keep us updated on all the changes. Still listening to all the replays."

a year ago

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Sylvie Bordzuk Verified customer

"I learned so much about publishing and marketing during this summit, including things I didn't know existed. Each speaker presented a wealth of information and was extremely personable. I still have more recorded sessions to watch and some I want to revisit. I highly recommend this program to new and seasoned authors as well as publishers. It is well worth t..." Read more

a year ago

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Will Pepper Verified customer

Hustlevalleypress.com

"Wow! What a spectacular event. The topics were so timely and beneficial to everyone from rookies to veterans in the publishing business. I have never attended an event with break out rooms and the chance to pick the brains of experts like this. Highly recommended. I am definitely planning to come back for next year's event!"

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Mary S Payne Verified customer

"Great Information! Tara does a terrific job of walking authors through the process. Kudos to Tara and her team!"

a year ago

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Richard Bonte Verified customer

Www.richardbont50@gmail. Com

"Very practical seminar; told me to treat writing as a business. Stressed the importance of a good cover. I have done these things, and I have published and had some good covers made."

a year ago

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Tom Bloomer Verified customer

Bloomer Associates

"Having never published or authored a book previously, I was a complete fish out of water. From my first video call with Tara and Mark at Emerald Lake Books I knew this was the team to trust my life's vision to. They walked me through each step of the way with patience, encouragement, and amazing expertise. Whether you are a newbie like me or have published b..." Read more

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Erin Paterson Verified customer

"This course has a plethora of information on marketing your book. It is well worth the investment. I will be going back over all of the videos and resource sheets to help me develop a detailed marketing plan."

2 years ago

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Linda Kopec Verified customer

"Working with Emerald Lake Books has been a true pleasure. Tara and Mark are very professional, knowledgeable, and great to work with. I was given their undivided attention. All questions were answered timely through email, and Zoom. It was a step by step process and with their guidance my book came together so nicely. Seeing my published book with..." Read more

2 years ago

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Beth Gibbs Verified customer

ProYoga Therapeutics

"After spending a year submitting proposals for my book Enlighten Up! and filing the rejections from traditional publishers, I met Tara at a writers workshop and was impressed with her knowledge and presentation. I did my research and submitted my proposal. My experience with Tara and Mark was everything I hoped for and more. They listened! They were and rema..." Read more

2 years ago

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Andrea O'Connor Verified customer

Woodson Falls

"My book never would have seen the light of day without the guidance and support provided by Emerald Lake Books. I'm delighted with the outcome and have already committed to publishing a second book with them. Tara and Mark are a delight to work with--professional, supportive, and respectful of the writer."

2 years ago

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Marie Ruggles

"Working with Tara and Mark has been such a pleasure. They are brilliant, efficient, and on top of the latest author and publishing tools. Emerald Lake Books took what would have been a daunting and overwhelming process and streamlined all the tasks. The homework that they have already done for you, helps you to become the best author you can be."

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Angelina Verified customer

"If I had a time machine, this is THE book I would take back to help me navigate through publishing. In a world filled with too much and sometimes contradictory information, this guide cuts through the nonsensical thicket and paves the way for newbies who seek understanding. I will gladly recommend this book as a must-read for anyone trying to understand opti..." Read more

3 years ago

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Bruce Ballister Verified customer

Ballister Books

"I'm so glad I met Tara at the 2019 Florida Authors and Publishers Assn conference. Her presentation was clear evidence of her abilities, knowledge, contacts, and concern as an author's representative. With thousands of new books vying for attention each year she provided the edge that got my new book "Welcome to the Zipper Club" noticed on Amazon. I though..." Read more

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A.J. Park

A.J. Park Writing

"Excellent Editing!! Emerald Lake Books has done an outstanding job helping me prepare my book for publication. I have been extremely impressed with their editing process. They were very thorough, and the manuscript improved a lot with their help. They have been very helpful and easy to work with, and I feel that they have a genuine love for great literature...." Read more

3 years ago

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Esther Wallace

"Instead of pushing their own vision on their authors and clients, Emerald Lake Books cares about the author's wishes. They give personal attention that has not been seen in the publishing world since the mid '90s, and see to it that the result is high quality, satisfying to the author, and still makes it into online retailers like Barnes and Noble.Although..." Read more

4 years ago

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Marc Youngquist

Swamp Dog Hollow

"Having worked with Tara and Mark for the past several years I have felt more like part of a team than a client. Helpful hints, suggestions and unsolicited help to improve my books and boost sales are a reminder of the team effort."

4 years ago

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Susanna Liller

Ruby Slippers LLC

"Indispensible!! Emerald Lake Books is a professional, high-class operation. They have shepherded me seamlessly through the publishing process and now continue to guide me through the complications and challenges of marketing my book. It's not an exaggeration for me to say, I couldn't have done it without them. I sing their praises to everyone."

4 years ago

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Lionel Binnie

Msource Ideas

"Broad and deep understanding of publishing and superb attention to detail. Emerald Lake Books did excellent work for me in publishing my first book. They are highly experienced in the the process of writing and publishing and bring a broad and deep understanding to this complex and personal process. From planning the goals of writing, to editing, cover and i..." Read more

5 years ago

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Dennis C. Miller

Experts in Nonprofit Leadership

"Great Publishing Team at Emerald Lake Books. Tara and her publishing team are true professionals in every way. Her knowledge, passion and dedication are readily apparent from the beginning. I am truly blessed to have published my new book with Emerald Lake Books and recommend to all fellow authors to do the same."

5 years ago

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