Who We Are
Helping first time authors birth future bestsellers.
Real Issues Publishing is the publishing arm of Staci Sweet & Company. We are a faith-based publishing consulting and writing practice specializing in providing first-time, faith-filled authors the graphic, editorial and promotional assistance needed to self-publish their future bestseller.
Who We Aren't
We are not a publishing house which means we do not acquire, contract, or compensate authors nor do we bring titles to market. We walk you through the SELF-PUBLISHING process so that you retain all rights, royalties, and ownership under the Real Issues Publishing brand.
What We Provide
We provide customizable or all-inclusive editorial, publishing, graphic design, digital marketing design, book promotion and social media management packages.
We bathe each client and project in prayer to ensure we catch the vision and direction of your project.
Bible Study & Research
Service includes scripture research to provide relatable references for your project and verse translation to ensure real-time reader application.
Service includes copy and developmental editing, deep dive critiques, thought provoking questions that readers might ask, proofreading, and ghostwriting, if needed.
Service includes ISBN submission, U.S. Copyright Registration, manuscript submission to self-publishers for softcover and hardcopy printing.
Graphic Design Services
Service includes cover and jacket design, interior book design and layout (eBook, softcover and/or hardcopy).
Digital Marketing Design Services
Service includes one page author and/or book webpage, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and/or Instagram profile and/or banner design.
Marketing Material Design Services
Service includes one page author and/or book webpage, postcard, brochure and/or flyer design.
Book Promotion Assistance
Service includes setup assistance with major book distributors, press release, book pitch to bookstores*, guest inquiries to media outlets*, collaboration requests*, and ad placements*.
Social Media Management
Service includes Meta formerly Facebook, Instagram and Twitter author and/or page setup, social media campaign setup, 30-day social media management to ensure book visibility*.