Don't Write Just Any Book, Write A Great One.

How to write a book with BookWrite

Become a better writer.
Publish a great book.
Create raving fans.

"Writing a great book requires you to take a great journey.  Allow me to guide you. I want to see you succeed."

AK Turner - New York Times Bestselling Author and Book Coach


Book Coaching Plan, How to write a great book
  • Commit to the Journey
  • ​​Follow a Proven Plan
  • Guided Support Every Step of the Way
  • Publish a Great Book That Matters


Your Book = Your Legacy

I’m a New York Times bestselling author and an expert on the writing process.
Yes, an expert.

I know exactly how to navigate the book writing process and it doesn’t involve fancy software, the perfect desk, or a magic writing hat.

Why invest in a coach?

Why work with AK Turner?

Overcoming the writing struggle.

Save months/years with your project.

Services Offered

Developmental Edit

Have your full or partial manuscript evaluated for structure, flow, and content. 

What works? What doesn’t? What’s missing? What’s confusing? Is the structure of the book sound or could it be reworked to make the book more impactful? Is the tone consistent?

$10 per page

(based on standard manuscript formatting: 1″ margins, double-spaced, 12 pt font)

Book Coaching

Let’s turn your idea into a finished manuscript. We begin by developing your story, working through the outlining process, and constructing a writing schedule to keep you on track. You are held accountable and responsible for meeting your goals.

Coaching includes regular manuscript reviews, phone calls, emails, and/or video conferencing.

$1,750 per month

(3-month minimum)

Ghost Writing

I accept a limited number of ghost writing projects, which begin with 30-40 hours of recorded conversations.

Ghost writing requires a 6-month commitment. No additional fees are due if the project requires more time for completion.

Note: I am extremely selective on which ghost writing projects I take on to make sure it's a good fit for me and you. 

$3,000 per month

(6-month commitment)

Publishing Consultant

Traditional Publishing: Assistance in beginning the path to traditional publication, including identifying literary agents, crafting query letters, and polishing book proposals. 

Self-Publishing: Guidance through the self-publishing steps, from editing to ISBNs to navigating various sales platforms.

$3,000 per month

(6-month commitment)


BookWrite Monthly Coaching = $1750

SAVE 65%


Billed monthly, no set up fee.
  • * If you are just starting your book project, budget 6-9 months to complete and publish your book. 
  • ** Space is extremely limited. Inquire today to check availability.

Before You Pay Anything

You get a free consultation with Amanda to make sure this program is right for you. 
Schedule Your Call Here:

Amanda Turner

Book Coach

My Promise To You

"I want to see you succeed. If you keep showing up and putting the work in, I promise to keep showing up for you. Fulfill your dream of writing a book. I will help you through every step of the process to make sure it happens."  

About AK (Amanda) Turner

AK Turner is the New York Times bestselling author of the Vagabonding with Kids series (Brown Books) as well as This Little Piggy Went to the Liquor Store, Mommy Had a Little Flask, and Hair of the Corn Dog (Fever Streak Press). Her works have received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, IPPY Awards in Humor and Travel, and inclusion in BookLife’s Top 5 Indie Books of 2014.
Turner has traveled to Greece, Ireland, France, the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Canada, the Netherlands, Scotland, and Italy, and completed extended trips (two months or more) to Russia, Palau, Vanuatu, Mexico, Morocco, England, Spain, Australia, Ireland, Thailand, and Brazil.
She is a contributor to the anthologies Leave the Lipstick, Take the Iguana (Traveler’s Tales), Little White Dress (Mill Park Publishing), I Just Want to Be Perfect, I Just Want to Be Alone and Will Work for Apples (Throat_Punch Books). Her work has been featured online at Money Inc, Scary Mommy, In the Powder Room, The Huffington Post, Nickmom, What the Flicka?, Home Exchange, Sivana Spirit, and Artocratic, among others, and in a variety of print publications. Podcast appearances include Overseas Property Insider, EOFire, Entrepreneur Decoded, Vroom Vroom Veer, Social Sidekick, Stop Riding the Pine, Family Adventure Podcast, and Inspirational Creatives, among others.
A former humor columnist, AK Turner serves as President of the Idaho Writers Guild, Chair of the Idaho Writers Conference, and speaks at conferences and in live comedy events. A former Writer-in-Residence for the City of Boise and Idaho State Parks, she lives in Idaho with her husband and two children, but travels frequently as a part-time digital nomad.

Avoid The Start/Stop Trap

Unleash The Great Book Within You

What People Are Saying About Amanda

Writing a memoir of my immigrant journey while I am still battling challenges everyday in my life has been a struggle. Working with Amanda Turner has allowed me to pick up pieces of a fragmented narrative and flesh it out into a powerful story that is relevant to the political times we currently inhabit.

Writing a book is not an easy task and therefore relying on a sound critical voice and coach like Amanda can allow us to not only gain perspective on work that we might be close to but offer much needed discipline to churn out words that remain stuck in the pipeline for years before they see the light of day.

I think Amanda not only understood my story but pushed me to speak candidly about uncomfortable truths of discrimination. In her editorial comments I could see clearly wherever she saw that I was holding back from telling my story in instances where perhaps fear was clouding my judgement as a writer.

Amanda has allowed me to see what twists and turns my story needs, what chapters I need to introduce and elaborate on, what characters serve a purpose in propelling the story forward, how to restructure the contents of my story better, and what characters/ details should be left out so that the story emerges more powerful in its impact on the readers.

Writing this book has also been a journey of healing and confidence that I lost in the past few years as a young immigrant writer trying to find her voice. Working with Amanda has allowed me to retain the flavor of my native style of storytelling in a way that my experiences and words are accessible to an American audience. 

Varuni Sinha
Digital Arts Journalist
What I got when I hired Amanda was beyond my expectations. Professional, persistent, patient and pragmatic, she got the job done. I wrote it, but Amanda polished it. From the initial outline to final edit, Amanda’s knowledge and skill was evident. I hope she’s available when I write my next book.

Ray Frigault
Author, It’s About TIME: Rediscover Your Youth and Take the Fear out of Change
Amanda took my boring, meandering manuscript and brought it to life. Her insight and talent are remarkable and inspiring. In a few months, she helped me achieve what I couldn’t accomplish in two years. I only wish I’d found her much sooner.

Rob Goldstone
President, Oui2 PR
Amanda’s coaching was instrumental in helping me structure my memoir into a cohesive narrative that is both authentic and compelling. She shares her expertise with endless enthusiasm. Her ability to communicate about the writing process itself and the personal process that goes along with it is demonstrated in a constructive, informed, and personable way.

Kristopher Sharp
Program Manager, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
When AK Turner speaks, you not only listen, you also laugh. A lot. The wellspring of humor that makes her writing so enjoyable is just as evident when she speaks, no matter whether she’s talking about the craft of writing, the all-important marketing platform, or simply weaving a delightful tale.

Doug Copsey
Producer, director, writer, actor, voiceover artist
AK Turner radiates talent, enlightenment, and expertise as a respected and popular coach. I’ve been the grateful recipient of her guidance and appreciate how she incorporates her proven and creative strategies with an infectious sense of humor. Turner is a New York Times bestselling author, world traveler, humanitarian, and one of the best people I know. 

Elaine Ambrose
Author, Midlife Cabernet, Midlife Happy Hour, Menopause Sucks, and Frozen Dinners

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I've been trying to write my book for years, can you help me?

A: I know what it's like to feel stuck and frustrated with your manuscript. I've been there many times.  I also know how to help you work through it and turn your book into something you are proud of. 

Q: Can you make my book a NY Times bestseller like yours?

A: No. There are ways to get your book on a handful of bestseller lists for short periods of time, but if there was a predictable way to make your book a NY Times bestseller, then every author and book publisher would be doing it. What I do is help you write and publish your best book and avoid critical mistakes in the process, so that you have the best chance of success. 

Q: I would like to publish a book in 6 months or less, is that possible?

A: Yes, it's possible.  Authors do it all the time. However, most authors who are publishing a book in less than six months from start to finish are often full-time writers or writers who have published many books already.  What happens often is aspiring writers either give up on their book project because they get too discouraged along the way or it takes them years because they keep starting and stopping. I help writers follow a process that leads them to success and to finish their book much faster than if they were working on it themselves. 

Q: Are there any additional fees I need to budget for?

A: Yes and No. It depends on if you aim to publish traditionally or self-publish it or use a partner publisher. You have options, and those options impact whether or not you'll need to budget additional financial resources for your book project. I will guide you through this process to help you determine the best route for you.

Q: I want to write a book but I'm not a great writer. Can you help me?

A: Yes, I can help you.  I've known many authors who have written great books but are the first to tell you they are lousy writers. If you have an important story to tell or expertise to share, it doesn't matter if your writing skills are lacking.  There are many ways to overcome this challenge and get your book out into the world making an impact on people's lives. 


Space is extremely limited.



Schedule a call to discuss your book project and check availability. 


If we're a good fit, I tailor a plan specific to you.


We begin moving toward your goals. 

Still Not Sure?

Email your questions/concerns to
Amanda Turner 

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