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About Motion

Anyone can publish a book. Just create a document and upload it to Amazon. However, doing it the right way is neither easy nor cheap.Publish with Motion

Award-winning Motion Publishing doesn’t operate like a traditional publisher for one simple reason: It isn’t. In an age of rapid technological change, there’s just no reason for a book to take a year or more to be released. Motion understands that publishing today is all about authors, their topics, and their platforms–not the publisher.

So, what makes Motion different?


Learn about the six books that Motion has published.


Put your publishing goals in motion.


What kind of books does Motion publish? How much money does it cost to take a book to market? What type of publishing method is best for me?

Read the answers to these questions and others.

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Working with Motion doesn't suck.

Most authors despise their publishers. Ours don't.

Publishing Options

You want to publish a book but you're not sure about which option is best for you. This table compares the three primary options for would-be authors.


  • Author Control
  • Enhanced Royalties
  • Quick Turnaround
  • Quality Product
  • Author Advance
  • Author Owns Rights to Content
  • Work with Experienced Staff

Legacy Publisher

Subsidy Press

Motion Publishing

Latest Blog Posts

Honest musings on publishing, book marketing, writing, and marketing.

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