Hello, I’m Andrew Chapman.

I help leaders and experts*
publish professional books…
transforming them from draft to publication.

* people like you? see my example clients below

† to the same high standard as the best publishers and
therefore more likely to achieve your goals

If you’re self-publishing a book, I can:

All I need from you is a first draft of your book, or even just a collection of content you’ve written in other forms. (If you’re a publisher, I also build dedicated freelance teams to relieve your burdens.)

Sign up to the Prepare to Publish newsletter for free advice on self-publishing…


kind words from authors I’ve worked with

Not only are you helping me to make this a better book, I know my writing will be better whenever I put fingers to keyboard in future! My heartfelt thanks to you Andrew for your incredible support and contribution. I cannot thank you enough for your expertise, empathy and encouragement along the way.
Kate Trafford, Master Coach
Kate Trafford
I’ve gone through all your edits, and it’s exactly what the book needed. Prepare to blush when you read the final acknowledgments!
Guy Windsor, Consulting swordsman and historical martial arts expert
Guy Windsor
You have been brilliant and my book is now in much better shape than it was.
Robin Hanbury-Tenison, Explorer and founder of Survival International
Robin Hanbury-Tenison
It all looks amazing, I can’t thank you enough. Your suggestions are indeed very helpful and it’s always good to get another perspective, as I’ve been living and breathing it for a couple of years!
Sheila Lamb, Fertility expert
Sheila Lamb
Thanks so much for all your incredible diligence and all your work on my behalf. It looks great. What immeasurable patience and kindness. I was deeply touched by your approach.
Lucy Aykroyd, End-of-life doula
Lucy Aykroyd
The ebook went to #1 in its category and is climbing fast in another… You have helped me more than anyone on this. Thanks for all that you’ve done. I couldn’t have done this without you.
Mike Franklin, Teaching/education coach
Mike Franklin
Andrew, thank you SO MUCH – you have been brilliant. I can’t imagine wanting to work with anyone else in regards to my future books. Very grateful and really appreciate that you’ve pulled out the stops. You are amazing.
Nikki J. Owen, Award-winning speaker, founder of the Healing Hub
Nikki J. Owen
OMG I’m so excited. It’s like the best journey to go on, this book writing malarky… Thank you very much for all your hard work and patience. it’s been lovely working on this with your support.
Penny Haslam, Broadcaster and award-winning motivational speaker
Penny Haslam

(Many more testimonials available!)


Here’s just a small sample of the many books I’ve helped with…


about me

I’m based in the Cotswolds in England, but have clients in the US, Australia and Europe as well as across the UK. I’ve been involved in publishing for nearly 30 years, working with many major magazine and book publishers and independent authors and businesspeople. I’m a Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading, the Alliance of Independent Authors, the Society of Authors and other related organisations. I also write a weekly history-themed newsletter. I’ve helped hundreds of authors like you make better books.

I have a network of excellent, trusted freelancers who have have turned out books for many major publishers, independent presses and individual authors, so if I’m too busy to help you directly, I can engage the right people on your behalf.