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Our Mission Statement

Authors for Authors assists writers to market and sell their work. We provide venues for authors to:

  • Showcase their work
  • Meet their readers
  • Make presentations 
  • Network with others in the publishing industry 
  • Display at book fairs & libraries
  • Participate in writers' conferences
  • Submit up to 10 pages for mini-editing

Join Us to Get the Whole World Reading

Holly Fox Vellekoop

  • Holly is a retired Penn State University clinical instructor with a Master of Science degree in nursing. She writes fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.  She has also written a newspaper column which focuses on the needs and interests of senior citizens. 

Marshall Frank

  • Marshall Frank is a retired captain from the Metro-Dade Police Department in Miami, Florida. He spent the majority of his thirty years investigating murders or commanding those who did. Now the author of fiction and non-fiction, he offers workshops for those interested in writing. He is also a frequent guest columnist offering his insight and opinions about  criminal justice and political world events.  In addition to writing, Marshall is a violinist and entertains at various venues. You can read his blogs and learn more about Marshall at marshallfrank.com or email at MLF283@aol.com

Valerie Allen

  • Valerie Allen is a psychologist, speaker, and author. She writes fiction, non-fiction, and children's books. She makes presentations and contributes to online blogs for new and experienced authors focusing on writing and marketing. She has written a newspaper column about parenting, family, and mental health  issues. Her parenting articles have been published in magazines nationwide. She is a popular speaker at writer's conferences, community events, book clubs and libraries. Find out more about Valerie at Amazon.com/author/valerieAllen or ValerieAllenWriter.com or email her at VAllenWriter@gmail.com

Books to Read Will Help You Succeed

So You Want to Write a  Book

A Guidebook for Beginning Authors


by Marshall Frank

Write, Publish, Sell!

Quick, Easy, Inexpensive Ideas for the Marketing Challenged, 2nd Edition


by Valerie Allen

Mini Editing Services

  • Help keep your writing on track
  • Alerts for grammar and punctuation
  • Redundancies
  • Wasted words
  • Strong verbs
  • Showing with words
  • 10 pages maximum
  • Fee = $3.00 per page

 Words of Wisdom From Successful Writers

To sell more, write more.

Perpetual promotion.

Edit or regret it.

You must tell to sell!

People do business with people they know.

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Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, meet us in person!

We love books and those who read and write them!

Plan to meet us in warm and sunny Florida in the: 

  • Spring, at the Writers' Conference: Write, Publish, Sell! on 4/22/18, at the Hilton Rialto, Melbourne, FL.
  • Fall, at the Meet The Authors' Book Fair on 11/17/18 & 11/18/18, at the Eau Gallie Civic Center, Melbourne, FL.
  • The Book Shoppe inside The Shoppes On Strawbridge, Melbourne, FL.
  • Year round at book and author events, book launches, books signings, and book talks.


P O Box 120053

West Melbourne, FL 32912-0053, USA