Do Not Write a Book…
Until You Read This One 

The Only Guide You Need to Pen, Publish, and Profit From Your Nonfiction Book
By A. Y. Berthiaume + Bridgett McGowen-Hawkins 
Embark on your authorship journey with confidence and clarity by delving into Do Not Write a Book…Until You Read This One. This indispensable guide takes you on a comprehensive exploration of the entire book-writing process, ensuring you’re fully prepared before, during, and after you put pen to paper.

Do Not Write a Book…Until You Read This One demystifies the intricate world of book publishing.

Whether you're contemplating hybrid, independent, or self-publishing, this guide offers invaluable insights into each avenue, empowering you to make informed decisions. In reading this book, you will:


Bid farewell to the confusion

that often surrounds publishing, and say hello to a clear path to success.


Discover the secrets

to crafting a compelling and impactful book that resonates with your audience.

Uncover the art

of monetizing your literary masterpiece and turning your passion into profit.


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Gain the knowledge

needed to navigate the complex world of book publishing and what a return on your investment looks like.



Learn innovative methods

to generate income from your book, even if you never sell a single copy.


Identify how to get the word out

about your book and how to effectively market before, during, and after publication.


Recognize how to find

the right professionals to assist you on your authorial journey.


Get smart about artificial intelligence

and the ins and outs of using AI the right way during your authorship journey.

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About the Co-authors


A.Y. Berthiaume is an award-winning author, international book coach and ghostwriter, and the CEO and founder of The Write Place, Right Time. 


The Write Place, Right Time (TWPRT) is a virtual boutique of professional writing services based in Vermont, but serving leaders, entrepreneurs, and visionaries across North America and Europe.

TWPRT predominantly offers book coaching (in individual and group formats) and ghostwriting for nonfiction books. TWPRT also provides writing and publishing consultations and developmental editing. 

TWPRT is always looking to work with authors who feel silenced or marginalized and who want to write books that leverage their personal experience to make the world a better place. 

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Bridgett McGowen-Hawkins is an award-winning international professional speaker; an award-winning author; and the founder, owner, and CEO of the award-winning hybrid publishing company, Press 49.


Press 49 is a hybrid publishing company founded in 2019 that provides a full suite of publishing services to new non-fiction authors. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona,Press 49 is a part of BMH Companies and designs, creates, and delivers high-quality trade books and eBooks to expand brands and solidify professional speakers, business coaches, real estate experts, consultants, and business owners as contenders in their
industries.Press 49 is always looking for exciting new books and go-getters to join the company’s family of authors.

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Don’t embark on your writing journey without this book.