Publishing and Author Services

At McCracken Book Company we believe that publication should be accessible to all. We help writers of fantasy, romance, and cozy mystery genres build successful author businesses.

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We don’t believe in gatekeeping. Our blog is full of information on what it takes to be an indie author. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Email us. We’ll do our best to answer your questions – no strings attached.


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Author Services

We offer affordable editing, coaching, and marketing services to indie authors in these genres: fantasy, romance, cozy mystery. See our packages and rates here.

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Helping independent authors build successful, fulfilling careers.

McCracken Book Company strives to make publication easy to achieve regardless of your budget, schedule, discrimination in the industry, or other limiting factors. We value your story, and want to help you share it.

We are confident that with a strong background in business, intellectual property law, and professional editing we can help whatever aspect of your author business you are struggling with.

Contact Us

PO Box 69079 Seattle, WA 98168
(509) 758-8000

Our Services


We understand that most authors just want to write, not sell. Let us help you create an easy to follow marketing plan, customized to your strengths and lifestyle.


Whether you need developmental editing, copy/line editing, or proofreading, we’ve got you covered. Don’t know the difference? We can help with that too!


Sometimes it helps to have someone there to help you, step by step. We can be your biggest cheerleader, your sounding board, your reference book, or whatever else you may need with our one-on-one coaching services.

Meet the founder

I’m Marisa McCracken, book lover, author, editor, and business owner.

I’ve always known that I would be a business owner, but figuring out what type of business I would own was a trickier question. At first I was going to own a dental practice. I even finished a biology degree, but by that time I knew dental school was NOT for me. During my MBA program I debated having a bakery, house or furniture flipping, or some sort of non-profit in support of shelter animals. It wasn’t until after my MBA that I truly fell in love with reading again. I’ve always loved books. As a kid I devoured them, reading 7-10 books a week. When I finally had time to myself after five years of college, the habit returned. In that process I discovered a love for reading diverse authors and characters, but those books were a little harder to find, and that didn’t seem okay to me. Some research, a lovely little podcast called Fated Mates, and a leap into the bookstagram community helped me realize my dream. I wanted to help all authors build successful careers, not just the ones the traditional publishing industry deemed worthy. Two years, a marriage, a legal degree in intellectual property, and three WIPs later, McCracken Book Company was born.