ALANNA RUSNAK PUBLISHING

Where your dream of publication is fully attainable

Maybe you don't know the ins and outs of getting your book into the hands of readers. Maybe you've hit a wall. Maybe you're discouraged or confused or overwhelmed. Maybe you just need a partner to come beside you and guide you gently towards your goal. We are not a traditional publishing house, nor are we a vanity publisher. We exist to help your book exist. With our help, you can put your hard work out in the world, packaged in a way that meets your vision and makes you proud.

Alanna Rusnak

With over fifteen years of design experience, powerful understanding of publishing technology, a passionate love for stories, and a desire to make dreams come true, she is your advocate, mentor, friend, and cheerleader and she can’t wait to help you bring your book into the light. WHY IN THE WORLD DO YOU NEED ALANNA RUSNAK PUBLISHING?

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Professional Skills

Alanna is a skilled communicator, with a keen ability to interpret a client's vision. She is accomplished in the Adobe Creative Suite and strives for perfection in every project she takes on. Her comfort with current publishing technology and requirements makes her a great partner as you navigate the path to publication. With confidence in graphic design, concept developement, and communication, Alanna will be committed to ensuring you the best possible end result.

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Consultation

Maybe you're just looking for someone to talk things over with. Maybe you need some advice or guidance to tackle this whole publishing thing yourself. Maybe you're considering putting your words out into the world, but aren't quite sure how to make that happen. Alanna would love to sit down with you over a cup of coffee and help you navigate your choices. LEARN MORE

Beta-Reading

"Alanna is a great beta reader/editor. She has an excellent command of the English language, knows where to add subtle shades to coax out the right moods in your writing, and offers sincere compliments of strong elements. She'd offer great assistance for any stage of your writing journey. ROLLAN WENGERT — AUTHOR OF 'ZAIDE: MOZART'S LOST OPERA" LEARN MORE

Copy Editing

Copy editing ensures that text is correct in terms of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and formatting. It also ensures that the idea the writer wishes to portray is clear and easy to understand, that it is free of error, omission, inconsistency, and repetition. Copy editing should only occur after the author has been through multiple stages of beta reading and rewrites. LEARN MORE

Interior Layout Design

There's much to consider when thinking about what you want the interior of your book to look like: Chapter titles, drop-caps, font size and spacing, etc. Alanna will work with you to create the best possible layout, based on your theme, aesthetic, and personal tastes. LEARN MORE

Cover Design

Do you believe the old advice you can't judge a book by its cover? Think again! Your content could be beautifully written, professionally edited, and expertly laid out but without an attractive cover, readers may overlook your book...and what a shame that would be! Using high quality photography and eye-catching fonts, Alanna can deliver the kind of cover that encourages book sales! LEARN MORE

Full Package

From editing to design to final product, Alanna can take your dream and turn it into something you can hold in your hands! By combining our services into a start-to-finish package, you can save 15% and come away with something you can be proud of. LEARN MORE

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  • Just Words Volume 2 Book Release

    Just Words Volume 2 Book Release

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    September 23, 2018 | West Grey, Ontario

    Just Words Continues its Momentum

    The second collection of Blank Spaces essays, stories, and poems is a thing of beauty!

    Celebrating 37 Canadian authors and their work as featured during the first year of Blank Spaces, a literary arts magazine birthed out of small town Ontario. Filled with creative non-fiction, short stories, and poetry, Just Words Volume 2 is a true reflection of the heart, humour, and depth of Canadian creatives; capturing, in its text, the very pulse of Blank Spaces.

    Editor in Chief, Alanna Rusnak, along with her editing partners, Pamela Hopwood and Michelle McLaughlin, have brought this collection together beautifully. Wrapped in the gorgeous colours of Toronto artist, Sharon Barr, the book delivers as much beauty on the outside as its words do inside.

    Officially launched at the Word on the Street Festival at the Toronto, Ontario harbour front, Just Words Volume 2 was met with a warm reception from eager readers, going on to be named the Number Two new release for Canadian Collections on Amazon.
    "This collection of Canadian stories, ideas, and poems offers more than entertainment and memories shared," says one Amazon reader. "It invites you to feel and become part of the diversity and culture that is the Canadian family."

    Just Words Volume 2 is available in paperback from this website, Amazon, Barnes and Nobel, and ARP. Ebooks are available through Kindle.

    Including work by Ilham Alam, Brian C. Austin, Simon Broder, Trisha Causley, Sue Corke, Joy DeVito, Salvatore Difalco, Dawn Edgcumbe, Katerina Eleftheriou, Matthew Eliot, Jennifer Ellis, Sheri Falconer, Anne Lee Guide, Stephanie Karakochuk Hardy, Leslie Hill, Amy Holodinksy, Beverley Hopwood, D. M. Kerr, Tony Kicinski, Larry Kozlof, Jennifer Lavallee, Rachel Laverdiere, Alan MacLeod, Patricia Manale, Cindy Matthews, Gail M. Murray, Jenny Parsons, Olivia Sapp, Nicole Schroeder, Tsara Shelton, Susan Siddeley, Caitlin Thomson, Mitchell Toews, Lori Twining, and Richard Weiser.
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    Consultation

    $65 LEARN MORE

    Beta-Reading

    $100 CAN up to 50,000 words - after which $0.005/word LEARN MORE

    Copy Editing

    $0.01/word LEARN MORE

    Interior Layout Design

    Print interior $210; Kindle Formatting $100; Print + Kindle $245 LEARN MORE

    Cover Design

    Cover for Print Book $210 (includes two changes); Cover for Kindle Book $79 (includes two changes) LEARN MORE

    Full Package

    Save 15% off all regular prices if purchased in a package. LEARN MORE

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