Latest Acquisition of a Balboa Press Title Is Most Recent Example of How Author Solutions’ Supported Self-Publishing Services Can Be Path to Traditional Publishing Deal

Nancy Levin Makes “the Jump” to Hay House

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Our partnerships with some of the most respected traditional publishing companies continue to open doors for authors who aspire to be traditionally published and it provides the publishers an effective way to discover new literary talent.

Bloomington, Ind. (PRWEB) May 05, 2014

Author Solutions, LLC, a Penguin Random House company and the world leader in supported self-publishing services, announced recently that Hay House has acquired Balboa Press title, “Jump … and Your Life Will Appear” by Nancy Levin. Levin is the latest author to make the “leap” from the self-published ranks to the world of traditional publishing.

“We’re pleased that Nancy has reached her goal of becoming a Hay House author. Our partnerships with some of the most respected traditional publishing companies continue to open doors for authors who aspire to be traditionally published and it provides the publishers an effective way to discover new literary talent,” said Andrew Phillips, Author Solutions CEO.

“Jump,” the second title Levin self-published through Balboa Press—an alliance between Hay House and Author Solutions—was released in February 2014. The book immediately gained traction, selling thousands of e-book copies in just a few weeks and drawing attention from Hay House. Citing the book’s momentum and subject matter, Hay House quickly added the title and rereleased it on April 15.

“While it’s unusual for a self-published title to be picked by a traditional house less than two months after its release, Nancy’s book certainly illustrates the opportunities that exist for previously undiscovered authors. If an author produces a quality book that resonates with readers, promotes that book and it drives sales, publishers will notice,” Phillips added.

For more information about Author Solutions’ supported self-publishing services, please visit authorsolutions.com. Follow @authorsolutions on Twitter and “Like” us at facebook.com/AuthorSolutions for the latest supported self-publishing news.

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About Author Solutions, LLC:
Author Solutions, LLC, is a Penguin Random House company and the world leader in providing supported self-publishing services. Author Solutions’ leading self-publishing imprints—AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Palibrio, Trafford Publishing and Xlibris—have helped nearly 180,000 authors self-publish, promote and bring to market more than 225,000 new titles. Through strategic alliances with leading trade publishers, Author Solutions is making it possible to develop new literary talent efficiently and provide authors with a platform for bringing their books to market. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, Author Solutions’ global reach includes imprints developed specifically for authors in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Singapore and India. For more information, please visit authorsolutions.com. Follow @authorsolutions on Twitter and “Like” us at facebook.com/AuthorSolutions for the latest self-publishing news.


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