Clasid Consultants Publishing, Inc.–Our Concept, Services, and Fiction Editing as My Personal Passion!

Publishing Company Vs. Publisher, We Work Together for the Author/Writer/Entrepreneur

The difference between a PublishING company and a PublishER is that our company readies the writer/author/website-admin to submit the final product to a PublishER, Printer or IT Specialist, which we as consultants, can recommend, manage, and edit/proofread for clarity, consistency, and accuracy all media/all genre and recommend high-level consultants from our researched and accredited consultants and global network partners.

We are in no way involved in distribution, dissemination, selling books to keep a client’s royalties, or promoting manuscripts to agents and publishers. We do, however, offer business promo packages, promotional materials to draw attention to your book/manuscript, or any other type of written communication and online presentations. We bring your words and images to life, online or in-print. We stay abreast of new insights, technology, and trends to keep our clients one step ahead of the rapidly changing communications industry. We are involved in the entire process of Creativity!

Many fellow authors and bloggers know that I personally, as CEO, offer free reader’s reviews and editorial reviews, which I submit to the author to change, use parts of or all of for different promotions, whatever they wish, because authors include editorial reviews on their own sales websites. I do suggest an additional proofread if changes are made.

We also copyright Works-In-Progress until a PublishER accepts your work and publishes their own copyright, which I believe should be in your name, not the Publisher’s, but every company does things a little differently and you must adhere to their boilerplate contract or get the publisher to make changes with both your initials on the signed document. We also work from a professional contract agreed upon by both parties. We encourage an environment where everyone is aware of the scope, receivables, and timeframe. Questions are free and welcomed. We want to work from the same page (pun intended).

We critique PublishER’s contracts, even the small print, if you wish. We recommend printers, sales venues, promotional suggestions, social media contacts, networking, and produce websites in a visual and written current-style design with the client using their own IT person for SEO and programming functions (html…) or we can recommend someone. I study and research all trending aspects of the media for my clients, remaining in touch with buzz words, new ideas, and evolving technologies.

Let me help you with all my decades of expertise and credentials, which can be accessed under my Bio “Who Am I?”

A Short Remark About Editing Fiction

As CEO with a passion for fiction, which I also write (8 books published), I have an unique and personal system of editing which offers a triple advantage to all levels of authors from the first-time author to the seasoned professional. I only go into the specific details of my own system when an author has chosen my special services and I have chosen that author/manuscript. The three all-in-one advantages, which are offered at affordable rates and adjusted for your budget, when realistic and feasible, are– (1) price contingency based on level of editing/rewriting so as little or as much as is desired; (2) editing from a double perspective, as an editor AND a reader, crucial to readers’ reviews and a standard measuring stick of quality; (3) mentoring on ways to increase your knowledge of writing skills at no extra cost. I want one’s experience to be as rewarding and beneficial as possible; after all it is my passion!

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Annie is Done. What do I do now? I have no words … “Annie’s Story, Blessed With A Gift” (sequel in 2017)

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A painting by my mother, an incredible artist (oil painting 18×24-inch on canvas). The forest is integral to Annie, who is based on a past-life regression. In essence, I am Annie!
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Annie lives in her own world. She talks to the animals and faeries. Quoted from ANNIE’S STORY: BLESSED WITH A GIFT–“Annie is an enigma.”

Launch of My Past-Life Regression Historical Fiction Book, Hoping for August First

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Annie lives in her own world. She talks to the animals and faeries. Quoted from ANNIE’S STORY: BLESSED WITH A GIFT–“Annie is an enigma.”

Getting down to the end of final corrections and rewrites for Annie’s Book, Blessed With a Gift, I can see the end in sight, but how do I stop the tears? Will they be happy or sad tears? Does it matter?

Yes, I suppose it does. You’ll just have to read it to find out. Information on how you can get a copy due to be posted by August. Wish me and Annie luck, love and laughter.We’re both gonna need it.

Deborah A. Bowman, author

What is she thinking?
What is the reader thinking in the trapped pages of a forgotten volume of antiquity?

Annie comes from the past, but will live forever in your hearts.

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Annie Doll on my desk.

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Annie’s  from mid-1600s America. She is Blessed With A Gift or is she cursed? How do you know for sure? I think her love for animals says much about her love for everything.

Read about the treatment of children and women in The British Colonies. You may not be prepared for the treatment of children born with birth defects. ‘Twas sad, when wee Annie had so much love and healing to give. But what if she is misunderstood? Superstition ruled the land, but who ruled the people, especially during the 19 years when England, Scotland, and France were involved in an atrocious civil war. The colonies were forsaken. Turmoil ruled. The documented history you probably weren’t taught in grade school. Can Annie be saved when everyone loves her? Is love enough? I truly hope so.

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Annie lived 40-50 years prior to the Witch Hysteria. Annie should be safe, but …

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Iris the Goat is also known as “Missy Unicorn”

Enjoy Annie’s happiness and spirit as a healer and herbalist. She’s a happy little girl. She’s a savant and a telepathic receiver, and above average in some aspects of her life, but she canna’ count or read. Annie is special.

Deborah A. Bowman.

Acclaim for “Annie’s Story, Blessed With A Gift”

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I have just started a second beta reader on my upcoming book–Historical Fiction Based On Fact, Past-Life Hypnotic Regression. I wanted to share what my reader, who had asked me to beta read the book after seeing my last blog on “Annie”. This is what she had to say after reading just the first two small chapters where Annie’s parents die of the dreaded fever prevalent in early Colonial America:

OK, they died and passed to another dimension…got that.  Don’t leave me hanging; what’s next?!?

Obviously I am hooked.  And that is not easy because from all my years proofreading, grammatical errors, etc., become very distracting to me.  Your writing has none of those.  Plus it reads fast ( if you know what I mean).  I hate reading where I have to stop and focus on every single word.

Frankly, I am picky about what fiction I read and I find yours intriguing.  Your characters are beautifully  brought to life (which you promptly killed-off) without excess verbiage — kudos.
 
You made me cry.  Not because she died but understanding the utter despair he must have felt conscious enough to ken what was coming.

Between you and I, my family also has such “gifts” in our background, which by-the-way is heavily Scottish and Welsh.
Of course, I will be sending the rest of the book for her to read, Sections II-VI. I hope to have the book finished and published by July/August 2016. I have about two Sections and The Epilogue to complete. –Deborah A. Bowman, Author
 

 

 

 

 

 

Books!

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Books are my passion!

Take a book down from the shelf

And read only for yourself

It’s not that you don’t care

But this time, no need to share

Words of beauty, wisdom, and depth

So strong that you have wept

O’er the joys, fantasy, and wealth

Of words that speak just to yourself

Pick a book, any book

And learn, indulge, and look

At worlds beyond yourself

Take a book down from the shelf

And open up the spine

To live another life…in your mind

 

 

 

Historical Fiction or Salvation For The Future?

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Annie’s Story, Blessed With A Gift–Annie in Custody

I have been sending little excerpts from my  upcoming book, “Annie’s Story, Blessed With A Gift” and sharing some wonderful comments from my Beta Reader, www.wordpress/SusieShy.com Please check out Susie’s blog. She is an amazing young woman that has much to say and knows how to say it.

Today I want to share my latest communication with her and my response. Susie showed me something about myself that I didn’t even realize, but more importantly why this Historical Fiction Book based on fact is timely for the future, not just knowledge of the past.

Thank you, Susie, for letting me see the forest, instead of just the trees.

Comment on unfinished Section VI, Annie’s Story, Blessed With A Gift:

Debbie, 

Read this section and am left with anticipation of what comes next. How pitiful were the lives of people who do not look, speak, talk, think like others do. And the majority or the strong take it on themselves to purge society of those who are different- Hitler a case in example. In modern parlance perhaps would take the form of bullying – school bullying, bullying at home, bullying of wives by husbands and of animals by humans- everywhere the perpetrator seems to be a human, who thinks himself superior to others. Things have not changed much in the 21st century from what it was in the 17th. 

 I am glad Annie had her grandma and Janie to look out for her. 

I can just understand the torture you go through when you see lives as they were lived during those times and especially when you know now, that there was really nothing extraordinary about the ones they thought different. A little more sensitivity, love, care for nature or for others was all these ” weak”  different people exhibited and for that they were often physically tortured.

Susie

Deborah A. Bowman’s Response and Epiphany:

Susie,

You have so much wisdom and understanding of the Universe. I am always so humbled by your comments. I almost waited before sending you these few chapters because they were so bleak and feared you would be upset by them, but I wanted to share with you the reality of my research, which you are so right, mirrors the atrocities of our modern society. We watch in tears and sadness or close our eyes to the truth. Either way, the human experience is denied the reality from which we learn and evolve.

History, unfortunately, does repeat itself. Somehow humankind never learns, even with a loving God watching over us. Yet, we are blessed if we but reach out with our love, but we can only change one person–our own self, our own reflection.

You have shown me why I am so driven to finish this story. It’s not a synopsis to inform what history has taught us, but rather that history has remained the same. You have given me much to ponder and even more fortitude to share Annie’s love and shining spirit with the world, so needed for the future. Will it make a difference? Probably not, but each life Annie touches has a chance to contemplate, believe, redeem…or naught.

I respectfully ask you again in loving kindness if I may share your words on my blog. We are but two lone voices in the dark, but Annie’s message is timeless.

Thank you, Deborah

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Annie, a dwarfed, mentally slow, white light healer in Colonial America in the mid-1600s