Writers' Club

Testimonials

I would like to thank everyone at Rowanvale Books for all their help in getting my first book published. In particular I would like to thank Tessa for taking me through the whole process up to publishing and then Bethan for all her hard work with the marketing etc. I would also like to thank Max for his excellent illustrations which have really enhanced the presentation of the book. I am looking forward to working with Rowanvale Books again with my next writing project. I would certainly recommend Rowanvale Books to other independent authors.

Tom Kerr, author of Octave
They also used our Proofreading & Copy-Editing Service, Custom Book Cover Design Service, eBook Publishing Service, Paperback Publishing Service and Marketing & Aftercare Service

Darren and Derwyn was my fifth book published by Rowanvale and once again the quality and attention to detail was brilliant. I have already submitted my sixth book to the excellent team at Rowanvale… I'm very pleased with the whole publishing process. Rowanvale has provided me with an excellent finished product. Your honesty, integrity and attention to detail have been second to none. I would certainly recommend Rowanvale to all fellow authors…

John Davies, author of Ten More Terrific Tales, Darren's Dilemma and 10 other titles
They also used our Proofreading & Copy-Editing Service, Custom Book Cover Design Service, Book Illustrations Service, Paperback Publishing Service and Marketing & Aftercare Service

Easy, helpful, and quality are the three words I'd use to describe the publication process. I never thought I would have a book published, but with the help of Cat, Tessa, Bethan, and the team, I have! Thank you so much!...

​Elijiah Pitman, author of The Rise of the Dragons
They also used our Proofreading & Copy-Editing Service, Custom Book Cover Design Service, Book Illustrations Service, Paperback Publishing Service and Marketing & Aftercare Service

As a new author I have been really pleased with the help and support received from Rowanvale. I would like to thank Rowanvale for their help and support throughout the publishing process. The initial help and information from Cat was invaluable and Tessa's support throughout as account manager has been exemplary - her friendliness and prompt responses to our many enquiries have made the process easy and enjoyable. Both Nia and Sapphira took painstaking care with the editing and were both very supportive - and patient! Bethan has provided us with some helpful ideas about marketing. All in all I have been very pleased by the excellent service provided by Rowanvale.

Harvey Jones, author of Legacies and Hook Up
They also used our Proofreading & Copy-Editing Service, Custom Book Cover Design Service, eBook Publishing Service, Paperback Publishing Service and Marketing & Aftercare Service

Rowanvale Books have helped me a great deal and I'm very grateful.

Michael Elia, author of Fear of the Unknown and Nature's Revenge
They also used our Scanning & Typing Service, Proofreading & Copy-Editing Service, Custom Book Cover Design Service, eBook Publishing Service, Paperback Publishing Service and Marketing & Aftercare Service

I have really enjoyed working with the staff at Rowanvale Books, and I will continue with my planned books in future as a result of this experience! From my first contact with Cat Charlton at Rowanvale Books, then working with Sarah and her team right through to receiving finished copies of my books, I have enjoyed every step of the process. Communication with everyone involved has been professional, informative, supportive and fun throughout. The enthusiastic approach from Sarah helped me remain motivated and is representative of the way everyone there encourages you as an author. I felt at all times that whilst I was in control of the process, if I wanted help or advice it would be given in a clear and supportive manner. I can highly recommend working with Rowanvale whether you're an accomplished author or first timer, and I can't wait to get the process started with my next book!

Greg Peacock, who used our Proofreading & Copy-Editing Service, Custom Book Cover Design Service and Paperback Publishing Service

Rowanvale Books are a caring publisher who really take into consideration the ambitions of the author… Rowanvale Books are fantastic and professional. They really take time to help out their authors and go above and beyond to ensure a great outcome is achieved. They listen to the ambitions of an author and help them achieve their goals… Rowanvale Books have been incredibly helpful with the publication of Sham Subterranean and the Party Tea, giving me valuable advice along the way and helping me bring my vision for my book to life. The design team came up with an amazing cover which compliments the zaniness of the story. They listen to my ideas and steer me through any hurdles I come across the way. This is incredibly helpful as my books are usually series which lead into each other. Couldn’t be happier and I am so proud to be a part of this amazing team… Rowanvale Books have been terrific. They’ve involved me in every step of the way and have produced a stunning children’s picture book that has exceeded my expectations. Nothing is too much trouble and they really care about me as an individual. They know how serious I am about becoming a successful writer and are helping me to achieve my dream. I cannot praise them enough!… Rowanvale Books are friendly and helpful from the get go. They are always there to answer questions and cater for whatever goals you set yourself as a writer. Their positive attitude and encouragement really make the entire publishing process very enjoyable… Rowanvale Books has been so helpful and obliging throughout the entire process of the publication of The Pirate Who Was Scared of Birds. Their attention to detail and dedication to ensuring that only the highest quality book is produced is commendable … The aftercare and marketing of my book has also been wonderful. Being a vital aspect of the whole publishing process, I know I have the support and backing of a knowledgeable and enthusiastic team.

​Michelle Path, author of Corallai, Xalien the Purple Alien: Xalien Visits the Farm and 18 other titles
They also used our Proofreading & Copy-Editing Service, Custom Book Cover Design Service, Book Illustrations Service, Paperback Publishing Service and Marketing & Aftercare Service

It was a wonderful experience for me, a first-time author - I really enjoyed the whole publishing process. The team at Rowanvale were extremely friendly, ever helpful and utterly professional throughout. I would highly recommend them to any author thinking about using their services.

N O O N E, author of the hell world
They also used our Proofreading & Copy-Editing Service, Custom Book Cover Design Service, eBook Publishing Service, Paperback Publishing Service and Marketing & Aftercare Service

As a first time author knowing very little about the publishing industry and not really knowing how to get my debut novel into print, I have found Rowanvale an absolute pleasure and godsend to work with. Every single member of the team, from my account manager, editor, graphic designer, marketing advisor and anybody else I've failed to mention have kept me informed, up to date, and helped me immensely every step of the way in fulfilling my dream in bringing my story to life, with me ultimately having final editorial input throughout.

Publishing with Rowanvale books has been an absolute pleasure from beginning to end. 

The friendly, professional and user friendly service took away all the hassle and stress of self publishing for me as a debut author and every member of staff was always available and supportive whenever any issues would arise. Their proactive approach made things very easy and no problem was too big. I would highly recommend Rowanvale books to other authors who are in the same position as I was, not knowing which way to turn with my project, and I look forward to working with the whole team again with future projects, so thanks again for your hard work and effort guys.

I would highly recommend this honest, hard working, professional team to anyone in a similar position to what I was in, as they have strived to make it as stress free and cost effective as possible. All this aside, what made it the pleasant experience it was, was not just their professionalism and hard work, however it was more to do with the friendly nature and great working relationships established with the team. 

On a final note, I would like to say that Rowanvale offer a fantastic value for money service, and I would be more than happy to use their services again in the future, thank you guys.

Lee Shepherd, author of Abandoned
They also used our Paperback Publishing Service, Proofreading & Copy-Editing Service, Custom Book Cover Design Service, eBook Publishing Service and Marketing & Aftercare Service

If your boiler’s on the blink most of us would call in a plumber rather than attempt it ourselves, right? Well the same rules applies to writing. My Account Manager Tessa is a specialised expert in her field who guides you down the right channels, through the appropriate processes and makes something which at first feels so overwhelming, eventually become a comfortable breeze. Every aspect is covered; from the editing, proofing and polishing of your work down to the nitty gritty financial side of things regarding royalties and declaring earnings to the tax office. Without assisted self-publishing I would just be someone with an idea scribbled on a few scraps of paper with no idea where to go or what to do. It’s a no-brainer.…

The whole publication process was an alien concept to me prior to this and I have been guided through, step-by-step, with an unending level of support on hand throughout. You are not just a number or a commodity to them, they really do care about you as an individual and put you and your work at the heart of everything they do. My Account Manager Tessa was exceptional from start to finish and I am forever indebted to her for her continuous hard work, industry knowledge and (the poor lass) having to put up with my incessant rambling marathon-message emails over the past year. The illustrations produced by Callum are astounding and now I very much look forward to working alongside April with the marketing in the coming months. It genuinely feels like you are working with friends - that is the type of environment that Rowanvale Books create for their clients.

I've made my feelings about everything and everyone very clear many times before - you guys made magic happen for me and I'll never forget that. Thank you!!!!

​Jonathon Ward, author of Mutant Tummy Apple Tree
They also used our Proofreading & Copy-Editing Service, Custom Book Cover Design Service, Book Illustrations Service, Paperback Publishing Service and Marketing & Aftercare Service