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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 to 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

To sell more, write more.

Edit or regret it.

You must tell to sell!

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Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see 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! at the Hilton Rialto, Melbourne, FL
  • Fall, at the Meet The Authors' Book Fair 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