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Blue Handle Publishing aims to change the future of publishing by breaking down industry barriers, building strong relationships with writers, and providing the tools and resources needed for authors to succeed.


Blue Handle helps authors tackle the barriers that exist within the current psychology of the publishing industry to help you get your work out into the world. These barriers include overpriced editing services, access to printing, connections to bookstores and e-book/audiobook conversion and distribution.
An alternative to self-publishing and traditional publishing, Blue Handle is a small press that will help you print, market and distribute your work to bookstores and digital platforms while retaining majority ownership. Our contracts show empowerment to the author, giving you a majority stake in royalties as high as 75%.
Although we can pay homage to tradition and embrace the industry that has brought us amazing works over the centuries, Blue Handle likes to push the envelope. Blue Handle aims to be that untapped sweet spot, with a strong investment on branding authors, with not just a name but a logo, in effort to stimulate engagement with readers and booksellers alike. 


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There are plenty of people who simply enjoy writing. To be an official author, you need to publish your work. If you are concerned about your manuscript and how it might be received, start with small steps.

How Much Does it Cost to Publish a Book?


The costs associated with publishing a book is one of the most challenging aspects for an author. Finding the right development editor, copy editor, or proofreader and employing a marketing strategy can be hard...

Book Marketing



Let’s be straightforward. Marketing is as important as the book itself. If no one sees a book that might be up their alley or reads it, can it ever be defined as great? Getting your book into the hands of readers, book stores...

Andrew J. Brandt

Author Hightlgiht

Andrew J Brandt grew up in a library. His grandmother worked at the city library in his hometown of Vernon, TX when he was a young child and he has fond memories of spending hours in the rows of books. When he discovered Goosebumps books, he ran through them at nearly two per week. In the fifth grade, he put his voracious reading to use to win the elementary school's Accelerated Reading program. Andrew began his college career at West Texas A&M University, eventually graduating with a degree in General Studies.

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About Us

Blue Handle began when founder, writer and CEO Charles D’Amico ran into multiple issues trying to get his Neil Baggio Suspense Series published, and realized how much the game was stacked against the writer. He knew there were self-publishing options, but instead wanted to learn about the industry, grow and help repeat it for other individuals. Blue Handle officially launched in June 2020, and since then has signed with a handful of authors located in the West Texas area.

Whether it’s our author-centric approach to royalty and investment, our focus on branding or our Book Puma editorial services, Blue Handle is about reinventing how authors get the support and tools needed to get their work published.

Charles D'Amico | Blue Handle Publishing

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