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Write to be Read


There’s no greater privilege than coming to know you
and distilling the details of your pursuits to reveal who you are.
With all the richness of a well-told tale.

We help your best story find its way to the page.

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Write to be Read


There’s no greater privilege than coming to know you
and distilling the details of your pursuits to reveal who you are.
With all the richness of a well-told tale.

We help your best story find its way to the page.

CONTACT

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What We Do

Indie publishing

With major publishing houses offering fewer and fewer services to new writers (while taking bigger and bigger cuts), the world of independent publishing is not just for vanity projects anymore. But where to begin? From the novice to the seasoned writer, Bloomsday is here to help you usher your book into the world. Custom packages available. Please contact us for a phone consultation. 

book proposals

The book proposal is the gatekeeper to the traditional publishing world for all non-fiction projects, including memoir. With eight major sections requiring market research and industry know-how, it can be an overwhelming project for even the most seasoned writer. A thorough book proposal is a beast, but also your only chance to land an agent. Luckily, we know how to lion-tame.

editing and commenting

From basic syntax proofing to in-depth line-edits, we extract, curate, and wayfind the most meaningful methods to combine the best words in the best order, so that your story is not simply a twice-told account, but an imprint with staying power. 

consultation prior to submission

A comprehensive review prior to self-publication, submission to agents, or queries to  journal/magazine editors. We address plot, pacing, character, dialogue, sense of place, narrative arc, and tone. From there, you can DIY the changes, or we can make the revisions for you. Finally, we can give you strategies for pitching your work to agents and editors.

ghostwriting and co-writing

From the dandelion seed of an idea to a full-length manuscript. We collaborate with you on every phase of the creative process. Your story emerges from existing notes, letters, interviews, scribbles on a napkin — anything that nurtures your story. Then we do the heavy-lifting: we craft the story while capturing your voice on the page. 

cover-to-cover production

A few, well-chosen words buffed to a gloss for blurbs, bios, and back covers. The precise juxtaposition of images-to-text to create punchy presentations that encourage conversation with a global audience. Want to design an e-book or a cover for your self-published memoir? Need something sketched or captioned? If we can’t do it, our cooperative of talented partners is here to help.

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The Writing Process


We take your idea from wish to fulfillment.

The Writing Process


We take your idea from wish to fulfillment.

What is Bloomsday?

We provide busy professionals, influencers, and anyone who has a story worth telling with the infrastructure: time, tenacity, and industry know-how, to get their book, first, down on paper, and then: out in the world. Whether you’re looking to see the work published with one of the Big Five, or as a cultural artifact to pass along to your family, or a beautiful and effective PR vehicle.

We begin with what you have: scribbled notes, a recorded oral history, or maybe some old love letters in a tattered box. We schedule a short series of interviews, – in person, through Skype or over the phone – and we record, transcribe and then translate into your voice, your story. You tell us who you enjoy reading/watching/listening to, what approach speaks to you, and get to know your voice. We get to writing your story. We submit a series of pages to you for your review, host another feedback interview, then get to work writing the rest of your story.

Your work is finished, then we do the magic.

Your story in your voice unfolds on the page, and after 8-12 months, we give you your book.

What story can we help you tell?