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July 2014

  • "A Six String History of America," by Jay Pilzer, is now available! Nashville is already reacting positively to this fun and informative book as word is getting out.

 

June 2014

  • Our newest release, Jay Pilzer's "A Six String History of America," has been submitted to the printer! We will have copies available starting on July 15. If you would like to preorder, please use this link to view the detail page: Preorder A Six String History of America
  • John Thomas's book "Kalamazoo Gals" continues its surge in popularity brought on by the author's interview with the BBC. Click this link to listen as he tells the story of the women of Kalamazoo, Michigan who made Gibson's "Banner" guitars during World War II: BBC Interview with John Thomas
  • Local efforts are underway to erect a monument to the men of Essex County, Ontario, Canada who flew Spitfires during World War II. "To Honour our Essex County Airmen by mounting a full size Spitfire Monument high on a plinth in the Town of Essex ON." One of these fliers, we are proud to say, was our author Jerry Billing. Here is a link to the Facebook page for the group that is organizing these efforts: Essex Memorial Spitfire on Facebook
    If you would like to donate to the monument, here is a link to a donation page Spitfire Donations

 

 

About Us

American History Press (AHP) is a young and innovative publishing company with our prime focus on all facets of American history. AHP's publishers and editors are innovative, energetic, enthused, and knowledgeable, and are constantly looking for and working with new authors to bring history into our homes and schools.

We offer a full compliment of services, from proofreading, editing and indexing to book design and suggestions for marketing strategies. Whether you have a completed manuscript in hand or are in the beginning stages of your writing project, we would enjoy talking to you to see how American History Press can help make your vision a reality.

Editing

“You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what’s burning inside you, and we edit to let the fire show through the smoke.” -Arthur Plotnik

Just as "a man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client" the same may be said about an author who is his own editor. Most authors are very passionate about their work, and rightfully so. After spending months, maybe years, creating their masterpiece, it is often times very difficult for the author to remain objective about his topic. This is where the editor steps in. Our Editors have years of experience and will make sure that your work has the proper grammar, syntax and flow required for a professional result. We are also fluent in American history; this allows us to check content for factual errors and omissions.

Indexing

"Indexes are significant, value-added book elements. I love footnotes; I love timelines; I love maps. I need indexes."-Rachel Rice

An index is a vital component for books and particularly those used as reference tools. Many times the index is the first sampling of your work that the reader will experience and as such it should act as a road map to specific points of interest. A well-built index will also help with the promotion of your writings to readers and libraries alike so it is imperative that your index be as concise and informative as possible. Indexing is a skill that may or may not come naturally to you, and American History Press does not assume that just because you are a good author that you know how to create a good index. If you have been struggling with creating an index or do not want to even consider creating one, please contact us and we will have one of our experienced indexers work with you to create the perfect index that your book deserves!

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