The Grateful Soul Book Registration
About the Book
The intention of this book is to offer stories and wisdom to help people get into a receptive state of gratitude. You may share a story about how you experienced the benefits of being more grateful, finding the blessing in a difficult situation which helped to shift the outcome and/or strategies to experience more gratitude. We want this book to help you, the author, to become a leading expert in your field of study. We want this to help with your marketing efforts and to drive traffic to your site, make additional income as well as market yourself as an author, opening additional opportunities.
Some examples of “The Grateful Soul” submissions may include:
Uplifting experiences that may have arisen from a special coincidence which caused you to feel more grateful in your life.
Exercises and tools you use to be more grateful and experience more happiness in your life you would like to share.
Are you a coach who helps people see the goodness all around them? What can you share that will help others?
Other life-changing experiences that would uplift readers.
Why Participate in a Collaborative Book?
We’ve written several collaborative and solo books and we know doing so gives you the power to change lives in a bigger way. When you publish with us, you have the opportunity to inspire others and build more credibility for yourself. We’ve published over 100 authors in multiple books thus far, and have even provided opportunities to have them speak and teach about their message with our launch party and occasional live events. We’ve helped so many authors share their uplifting words and inspire others, and we’d love to have you join us also!
All of our previous books have become Amazon bestsellers in multiple categories and many copies have been sold. We walk you through every step of the publishing journey, whether you are a new author or returning.
We’ve created an outstanding community of authors who support one another and positively impact the world.
At As You Wish Publishing, our motto is “Every story matters.” Everyone has a story to share and we want to make sure that everyone has an outlet to share. We make book publishing accessible to aspiring authors who have wisdom to share. We know that your inspiring words will help others, and we look forward to sharing your words to make a difference in others’ lives.
Who are our Ideal Contributors?
We want contributors who are positive, heart-centered, want to help others, and make a difference. Our ideal contributors want to share this book, get excited about reaching audiences with their writing and embrace the collaborative editing process. If this sounds like you, we would love for you to join us!
How Will it Work?
Write your submission, no longer than 1000 words.
Have the article copyedited.
Write your 100-word bio and send us your headshot photo; both will be featured in the book.
You will have a chance to do final approval of your manuscript and bio before publication.
Enjoy a thriving community and have fun in our private facebook group.
Get your friends excited about a fun launch party with lots of good free gifts and offerings for launch week.
We do the rest and produce a beautiful bound professionally created book.
What are the Benefits?
Interview with Publisher: You will have an opportunity to be interviewed by Kyra Schaefer at As You Wish Publishing to help our community learn about you and give you the credential of being interviewed on video and shared on multiple platforms for your future marketing endeavors.
Rising Star Award: As with all our books, there will be a Rising Star Award granted to an Author that we feel exemplifies the message of trusting themselves and their work to go above the norm and offer stellar work from the beginning. ($100 cash prize)
Profit Sharing: In order to participate, you will fill out an additional form and be required to do some additional no-cost marketing that will help you gain income as an author. All authors participating in profit share will split the profits from online sales during the first year from the launch date. They will be paid out to all participating authors one year from the launch date. The tentative schedule for launch is April 2020.
Terms and Conditions
On this page, you will agree to our terms and conditions and pay to be a featured author in the book. You are not required at this time to submit your 1000 word article. Registration will close at midnight March 1st, 2020. We are only taking 101 authors for this book, and this form will be taken down once that number is reached. We want your best work, so we are giving you a couple of weeks to fine-tune your message. The due date for your writing will be March, 15th, 2020 at midnight. Your article must be proofread prior to submission.
Frequently Asked Questions
When will the book come out?
To be announced
How long should my submission be?
No more than 1000 words
When is my submission due?
March, 15th, 2020, no exceptions; please plan accordingly. If you don't get your submission to us on time, you will not be in the book and there are no refunds.
What format(s) will the book be released in?
Will I be able to order multiple copies of this book at a discount when it comes out?
Yes, you will be able to order wholesale priced books through the publisher in bulk orders of 10 or more.
Will you edit my submission?
You must get your submission professionally copyedited before you submit it to us for the first time. You may look into fiverr.com and look up a copyeditor. We will edit it again for light proofreading once it's submitted.
I don't know what to write. Can you help?
There is a video we’ve created that will give you content suggestions after you’ve signed up.
How much will it cost?
Do you offer a payment plan?
Can I sign up for more than one submission?
Can I sign up for multiple submissions and give them to friends?
No. Your friends would have to sign up for themselves after reading the terms and conditions and register on this page with their information, just as you did.
Am I guaranteed to be in the book if I reserve my space?
What are the benefits of working with you, specifically?
Community, Profit Sharing Plan, Interview with Publisher, Rising Star Award.
What types of writing do you accept?
Who retains the copyright?
The author. You are only giving us permission to print your writing.
Do you have an affiliate program?
We have a referral program: when an author brings in a new As You Wish Publishing author (never before published with As You Wish Publishing) to the book you are currently in, the referring author (you) gets $10. You may refer as many new authors as you wish.
Will you be giving to charity for this book?
Yes, once we receive 98 article registrations, we will give $500 to Back To Nature Wildlife Refuge. You will help feed, rehabilitate and save injured and orphaned native Florida wildlife that will allow Back To Nature care for animals in need. At AYW we donate on your behalf but we dont take this money from your royalties. You may add to the donation with your referral bonus, but it is not required.
I'm still not sure if I should join the collaboration book. Can you help me?
Yes! Take our free mini-course: "Should I Join a Collaboration Book?" (Opens in Facebook Messenger)
Fill Out the Form
Fill out the form below, click "Submit Registration," then please wait three seconds for it to redirect you to the PayPal button. The investment to be a part of this book is $97. There are no refunds. The only reason we will refund is if we believe that the article isn't a match for the book. We will discuss next steps and communicate if that is an issue.
Once you fill out the form and pay for your spot, please go to this private Facebook group and ask to join. You will get updates and information in this group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/GratefulSoulAuthors/
Submissions will be taken via a form which will be provided soon.