Bloomington Theatre and Art Center (BTAC): Hosting Multi-Media Art Organizations Paul Coate
Located within the Bloomington Center for the Arts, the organization emerged from the merger of the Bloomington Civic Theatre (BCT) and Bloomington Art Center (BAC. Mission is to enrich the cultural fabric of the communities we serve by producing high quality performing, visual, and literary arts programs; welcoming and nurturing talent; and providing educational opportunities for our community.
Books and Projects: Book Design Jim Bindas
Offering over 25 years of book production expertise to authors and self publishers, they provide the same price, quality, and service reserved for larger publishers. Available are qualified book and book-plus manufacturing resources in the Far East, as well as a network of U.S. based freelance publishing professionals in design, editing, proofreading, photography, and illustration.
Book Architects: Consultants Patricia Morris
Veteran publishing professionals navigate the confusing world of publishing, from straight-forward manuscript evaluations, to helping establish the best publishing route of books/EBooks. They answer questions; provide direction, support, motivation, and cost-efficiency.
Dakota Indexing: Indexing Galen Schroeder
They provide a wide range of indexing specialties, using SKY indexing software and electronic submission. Goal is ‘Done Right-On Time’, while delivering a though, user-friendly index.
Fuzion Print: Printing Ann/Brian Aubitz
With digital print and presentation as their core, for truly focused print
needs, they can effectively transform authors’ visions into publications by
listening to requests, offering options, and delivering competitive services
from desktop to any delivery point required.
HistoryCrafters: Historian/Writer Linda Coffin www.historycrafters.com
After the writer conducts interviews, edits diaries/letters, uses family photos, and interprets genealogical charts, family-friendly narratives are created. Membership includes: Association of Personal Historians, the Association of Professional Genealogists, and the Midwest Independent Publishers Association.
Kirk House: Publisher Leonard Flackman
A first-time or repeat author’s ideas and creativity are converted into a first-class publication. To write, publish and sell a book, the publisher uses traditional or digital printing and electronic (ebook) technologies, and the internet to access a worldwide audience.
The Loft Literary Center: Writing Classes Chris I. Jones
Leading nonprofit literary arts organization offers services for readers and writers at every level: novels, children’s literature, playwriting, poetry, spoken word, and memoir. Programs include readings by acclaimed local and national authors, classes, weekend genre conferences, competitions and grants, open groups, and writers’ studios.
National League of Pen Women (NLAPW-MN): Professional Organization Jean Emrich
Group of professional artists of all faculties: musicians, poets, novelists, painters, sculptors, promoters, photographer, and performers. The organization offers members lectures, participation in national contests, and subscription to The Pen Woman magazine.
Next Stage Business: Publicity Pat Muldoon www.nextstagebusness.com
As a marketing, training and consulting firm, it specializes in helping independent professional radio broadcasters, the theatrical-focused, sales persons, marketers, trainers, and speakers. Next Stage Business Radio Network is an online radio network providing quality programming for the business community.
Nodin Press: Publisher Norton Stillman
Since 1967, more than 100 books about MN and its environs have been published. Subjects range from travel, sports, biography, photography, memoirs, and poetic forays.
North Star Press of St. Cloud: Publisher Seal/Corrine Dwyer
This three-generational business, founded in 1969, is now located in Clearwater MN. Outstanding Midwestern-oriented books are published through the Guided Self-Publishing Program.
Reading Goddess: Literacy Pamela Kay Johnson
“…As avid readers…positioned to impact literacy of the next generation…collectively promote the serenity, and satisfaction associated with a good read…connect the dots between literacy and economic development and growth…collectively create literacy as our legacy across all ages, races and cultures.”
Reading Is For Everyone: Reading Programs Norann Lafon
These programs meet the needs of struggling readers, kindergarten through adolescence, by teaching grade level phonics-based decoding programs that are used in school districts throughout MN.
RMA Publicity: Publicist Rachel Anderson
Twin Cities-based PR agency offers personalized service in marketing, public relations and media relations. Founder is an experienced publicist, marketer and public relations consultant, marketing and direct response copywriter, and a journalist.
RMC Warehousing Solutions™ & RMC Publications, Inc: Storage/Fulfillment/Distribution Rita Mulcahy
Owned and operated by RMC Project Management Inc, they provide specialized storage solutions, inventory control, and customizable fulfillment and distribution options for publishing companies and self-published authors. The 10,000 cubic square feet of storage space is climate controlled, with multiple loading docks.
Scarletta Press: Publisher Ian Leask
Transacts all elements of the publishing business with intellect and integrity; provides an environment that respects associates and author’s ideas; values hard work, creativity, and humor; makes each book the best in its class to absorb, enlighten, challenge and intrigue readers; gives competitive return to investors.
Their expertise will assist authors writing, publishing, selling their e-book, and taping into worldwide markets. Consultants specialize in new publishing technologies. As untraditional publishers, they assist authors in the creation of a book that attracts publishers, builds the author’s brand, and creates financial success.
Soulo Communications: Web Design Thomas Heller
Full-service communications firm offering complete message delivery solutions from creative concepts to design, copywriting, blog writing (ghost blogging), content development, and production in any medium. The services fit the author’s message.
Southside Writers: Writer’s Organization H. L. Montgomery
Southside Writers is a lively and informal in-person critique group that meets Saturdays in Eagan. Writers receive feedback on written work, commentary, and support that will help improve their novel, poem or short story. 651-688-0365
Spring Book Design: Book Design Dorie McClelland
An author is provided with professional guidance through the entire publishing process—from concept to print. Serious creativity and experience is invested in cover and interior design, which enhance the overall look and feel of a book, captures audience interest, exhibits an outstanding image on the shelf, and superbly presents the author’s message.
Third Child Press: Presenter/Publisher Tom Keyes www.thirdchildpress.com
Third Child Press provides a full range of services to the
aspiring author. Our services include Manuscript Evaluation, Publishing,
Editing, Proof Reading, Distribution Services and Marketing Assistance. We also
provide a complete range of Internet Services including web design, hosting, and
social media support.
Usborne Book: Book Sales Jill Gause
They offer educational books that make reading and learning fun. More than 1500 fiction and non-fiction titles incorporate detailed illustrations, stunning photography and informative content. An educational representative assists in sales and shares information about a variety of sponsored programs.
Words and Deeds: Editing/Presenter Connie Anderson
Yaldah Publishing: Publisher Sheyna Galyan
This independent publisher specializes in books written from a Jewish perspective, which reflects the diversity of Jews and Jewish practices. As a verb, yaldah means ‘gave birth’. Writing and publishing a book is much like giving birth to a child.