The Publishing Coach


As career editors and publishers with twenty-five years of experience working with fiction, non-fiction and scholarly writing, we provide the full range of guidance and support which new and established authors are looking for.  We supply coaching and guidance on every aspect of the writing and manuscript submission process.
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Lois Patton, Ed.D., of The Publishing Coach has worked in professional book publishing for more than twenty-five years as a press director, editor-in-chief, acquiring editor, contracts, rights and production editor.  She has coached both published and new authors of fiction and non-fiction manuscripts in the shaping, developing, packaging, promoting and marketing of their books to the national and international markets. Presented the first Distinguished Contribution Award by the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing for outstanding contributions to educational publishing, books she has sponsored and published gained recognition from professional and scholarly associations and have been highlighted and included in PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY Review section. Dr. Patton has served on the education and training committee of the American Association of University Presses, and negotiated the sale of foreign and subsidiary rights at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

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Lois Patton, Ed.D.
The Publishing Coach
1864 Berkshire Road
Columbus, Ohio 43221

Phone: 518-859-5759

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