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Professional, knowledgeable and great to work with

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 my name on it has been a real joy. Because of Tara and Mark, I am now able to share my story: Cancer Gifts: Lessons in Gratitude, Acceptance, and Perseverance.

Everything I hoped for and more!

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 remain supportive partners. Publishing a book is a huge undertaking and having excellent support and advice is absolutely necessary.

Become the best author you can be

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.

I am thoroughly impressed!

In my job as a publishing and book marketing consultant, I work with many authors and publishers each year. All too often I see authors struggling to market their book without much assistance from their publisher; not so with Emerald Lake Books. Not only do they offer in-house PR and marketing support to their authors, but Tara and Mark have also been a joy to collaborate with as an outside agency. I am thoroughly impressed.

Iceberg deep level knowledge and integrity

Tara is the smartest person I’ve ever met in the industry, I refer people to her because she knows what is going on and she can think strategically about how to get a book and brand out into the world. Her knowledge runs Iceberg deep.


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.