Welcome to From Written to Recommended VIP

Together we're putting action into dreams and taking your books from written to (reader)recommended.

About Angela

Angela James, freelance editor and author career specialist, has enjoyed nearly two decades in genre fiction publishing and has edited bestselling books and authors, including the #1 New York Times bestselling Paper Princess by Erin Watt, as well as hundreds of other authors such as Shelly Laurenston/G.A. Aiken, Shannon Stacey, A.M. Arthur, Jaci Burton, Lauren Dane, Alexa Riley, Lisa Marie Rice, Ilona Andrews, Eve Vaughn, Lilith Saintcrow, Josh Lanyon, Jen Frederick, K.A. Mitchell, Lucy Monroe and more. She is also the creator of Before You Hit Send: From Written to Recommended, a popular online self-editing and writing workshop.

For more information about Angela’s freelance editorial and consulting services visit angelajames.co.

Why this community? Why this membership?

This group has one main goal: to help you make your publishing career goals and dreams a reality!

Whether you’re:

  • Looking for a place where you can get not only support and encouragement, but also find people who have the answers to your publishing questions.
  • In need of a community that will help clear up your confusion and uncertainty.
  • Experiencing Imposter syndrome that’s kicking you in the butt and you want to kick it back by being as prepared and knowledgeable as possible.
  • Hoping to build connections, support and a network of publishing peers.
  • An author looking for career growth and achievement.

Then this group can help you meet your goals.

With a focus on knowledge, resources, advice, insight and other publishing-related information, this group, led by industry pro Angela James, brings together authors on various stages of the writing path to pool their collective knowledge and help each other reach the next stage of their career.

We'll push you to be your best, get shit done, and keep forward momentum--on your timeline, at your speed. No shaming, no competition, just encouragement, goals and understanding.

This community was formed to be a safe, welcoming group, inclusive of all who may have previously not felt heard or included in prior memberships or communities. This group will always be 100% LGBTQIA+ friendly, supportive of Black Lives Matter, open to people of all ethnicities, race, gender, disability, religion, sexuality, background, and will demonstrate that human rights are not debatable or open for interpretation or politicizing.

What you'll get

  • An inclusive and dynamic community that fosters growth and collaboration over competition.
  • An active and vibrant community with others on the publishing path, whether pre-published or already published.
  • Access to a publishing professional (that’s me) with two decades of insight into publishing, both indie and traditional, and the willingness to share it!
  • Ongoing accountability and motivation.
  • In-group challenges.
  • Monthly topical calls via Zoom with special guests where we’ll have conversations, Q&As, advice you can implement and knowledge you can carry forward into your publishing plan. Plus, your monthly fee goes toward paying our guests, because everyone deserves to be paid for their time!
  • Monthly office hours with direct access to ask me questions specific to you!
  • Access to critique groups and authors willing to trade feedback.
  • Exclusive member discounts on products and webinars I offer.
  • ...you help determine what’s next for our community.
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