Craig R. Smith, M.D.

“I highly recommend IAPS and Debra L Hartmann for independent authors seeking editorial and design services. I wrote a technical non-fiction book and could not find a publisher or agent willing to take on the project. Although I had published many scientific articles, book chapters, and a textbook previously, I had no experience with independent publishing. I contacted several indie author support services and was impressed with Debra’s experience, practical approach, and reasonable cost. Debra walked me through the process and held my hand at every step. She was always available, knew exactly what needed to be done, had excellent design services, and delivered her work on schedule. Most of our communication was via email and included well-prepared, easy-to-follow instructions. Debra’s editing improved the language used in the book and included attention to details I might have overlooked. Whenever I got confused or had lots of questions, we would schedule phone calls to iron things out. Debra was always very professional and provided the answers I needed. The final book was greatly improved as a result of her input, from cover design to tables, figures, and footnotes. There were two services that IAPS did not provide, indexing and marketing, but Debra guided me through how to address each of these needs. I will not hesitate to use IAPS in the future. I got a great result, learned a lot, and paid a fair price. It doesn’t get any better.”

–Craig R. Smith, M.D.,