Speaking & Workshops
Getting your book published is all about winning over one person; one acquisitions editor at a major or independent publishing house with a great book proposal.
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Lee works mostly with business, politics, and self-help nonfiction titles, except for memoirs. He also works with literary fiction. He partners with publishers, agents, and acquisitions editors around the globe. Recent major book deals include The Business of Influence by Neal Schaffer (HarperCollins), Live Big by Ajit Nawalkha (BenBella Books), Fundamentalist by Leena Olaimy (Berrett-Koehler), and That One Cigarette by Stu Krieger (Harvard Square Editions). You’ll likely find him browsing the crime mystery section of a bookstore or in a cafe sipping an Americano. Favorite book: The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly. Previously did sales and growth for startups in Silicon Valley, and then marketing and editorial for agencies, magazines and accelerators in Las Vegas and New York.
Stu Krieger, That One Cigarette
“Lee and I began working together to get my book ready for primetime and my entire experience has been a joy. Lee is a smart, dedicated and kind human being who truly cares about shepherding new authors and their works out into the cold, cruel world.”
— Stu Krieger, author of That One Cigarette, wrote the animated classic The Land Before Time for producers Steven Spielberg & George Lucas and ten original movies for the Disney Channel, recent winner of the Riverside International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award. Published by Harvard Square Editions.
Ajit Nawalkha, Live Big
“Lee wrote my proposal in about a week and started getting feedback from traditional publishers right away. With him, I found a phenomenal publisher.”
— Ajit Nawalkha, author Live Big, co-founder of Mindvalley and Host of Evercoach. Published by BenBella Books.
Xanet Pailet, Living An Orgasmic Life
“This was a great experience. Lee was very helpful in the proposal writing process and in choosing the right publisher to work with. He is a great cheerleader and always offered helpful suggestions and encouragement. I did not feel alone and was very strongly supported. As a first time author, with a relatively small email list, I was really thrilled with the results.”
— Xanet Pailet, author of Living An Orgasmic Life, a former lawyer turned sex and intimacy coach, lived in a sexless marriage for decades. Published by Mango.
Dr. Michael Cotton, Source Code Meditation
“My experience with Lee Constantine was amazing. As a fist time author the actual steps required to publish can feel daunting. Lee’s knowledge of the industry, detailed step by step guidance and ‘hands-on’ approach made the whole experience not only easy but fun. Thanks to Lee’s efforts my book ‘Source Code Meditation, Hacking Evolution Through Higher Brain Activation got picked up by a major publisher! I can’t say enough about my experience with Lee .”
— Dr. Michael Cotton, author of Source Code Meditation, a leading theorist in the evolution of consciousness, culture and the brain. He founded Higher Brain Living® and EPOCH6 | The New Human. Published by Findhorn Press (Inner Traditions).
Casey Fenton, The Couchsurfing Story
“Lee is great to work with. His support and commitment made launching my book possible.”
— Casey Fenton, author of The Couchsurfing Story, serial entrepreneur who founded and grew Couchsurfing.com to a community of more than 15 million members.
Lynn Marie Morski, Quitting By Design
“I worked with Lee and he was as over the top full-service as I could ever have asked for. He answered every question and gave amazing suggestions for how to increase sales and get published.”
— Lynn Marie Morksi, author of Quitting By Design, physician, attorney, and lifelong quitting enthusiast. Published by Austin Macauly.
Nadia Finer, Little Me Big Business
“Lee has been brilliant. He's helped me through every stage of the process and as a result my book is going to be published! Thank you so much!”
— Nadia Finer, author of Little Me Big Business, Business Coach, Speaker, Podcaster and Author of More To Life Than Shoes. Published by Morgan James.
Melissa Stangl, Roots of Consciousness
“A big shoutout to Lee for always being available for questions and direction, bringing me into his family of authors and offering a supportive community. When it came time to choose a publisher, he offered expertise and insight and I'm extremely happy with the way everything was handled."
— Melissa Stangl, author of Roots of Consciousness, former scientist and bioengineer, currently manages an Ayahuasca center in Peru. Published by Sunbury Press.