Paths to Publication with Mooney and Lambert

Traditional Small Press

While we don’t offer advances, for a number of titles each year, we offer a traditional small press publication path. We take your manuscript from submission to publication and distribution all over the world. For this path, we are looking for authors who are influencers and have a large audience eager for content beyond the book, including concerts, gallery events, live stage Q and A, limited editions, apparel, and more. We have the resources to get your story in the hands of your fans, and we’d love to hear about you and your fandom.

If you haven’t already, please use the button below to visit our submissions guidelines page. If you have done that already, or are an agent ready to contact us, email with your pitch. We can’t wait to hear your ideas.

Books By Fans, for Fans!

This is our primary and preferred path to publication. Over the last two years, we have learned a lot of lessons, and one of them is that if fans are behind a book even before it is published, it will sell better and more people will learn about it than if the book is published first. This is not traditional crowdfunding–it is about the love of the fans shown through advanced pre-orders and grabbing unique swag that builds excitement within a fandom. Even established artists and influencers have larger, more successful launches of both the book and events beyond the book through fan investment campaigns. We can help you find success, too.

Ready to learn more? Send your idea or your questions to, of course after you read those submission guidelines.

Author Services

For those who simply want to publish a book for friends and family, want to use a book to build a speaking or consulting career or other businesses, but do not want to manage the entire self-publishing process themselves, we offer author services, from editing and proofing to cover design, formatting, and even publishing and distribution if you need it.   We love to work with authors to get their stories into the world.

This is a “pay as you go” or even “a la carte” menu. You can either purchase a package of publishing services, just the ones you need, or you can hire us to do everything for you. NOTE: although this is often called vanity publishing, and it is similar, this is a path only for those who understand what they are paying for, and what to expect from that investment. We’d be happy to talk with you about it if you have questions.

Even if you choose this type of service, we highly recommend reading the submission guidelines first before emailing

Check Out Those Submission Guidelines Here

Ready to submit? Do you have questions? First things first: check out our submission guidelines, and see if they answer your question. If not, shoot us an email. We’re happy to help.