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High Maintenance Publishing

What is High Maintenance Publishing?

High Maintenance Publishing & Production is a more than mediocre, one stop shop 

for the Independent Author. If you want to be a respected Published Author

 and keep 100% of your books proceeds, you are in the right place. 

From writing your rough draft to book publishing, distribution, 

sales and marketing we've got you covered. 

Need another reason to choose High Maintenance? 

We annually recognize the outstanding achievements of our Authors during our 

High Maintenance Author Awards where we celebrate & honor 

all High Maintenance Authors. This Red Carpet event awards our Author of the Year, 

Best Sellers, and more adding, prestige and credibility to your writing career, 

while promising a five-star, black tie night to remember!

Did we forget to mention the annual Writers World Book Fair? 

Year after year writers travel from all over the country to attend our annual 

Writers World Book Fair created to provide education, inspiration and opportunity to our Independent Authors & it's open to feature all Writers from all over the globe. A day full of education, networking, and food in addition to the Award Ceremony.


High Maintenance is defined as a higher level of expectation...our goal is to always be a 

Publishing Platform our Authors are proud to represent. We promise to:

  • Ensure you meet the industry standards, making you a competitive writer. 
  • Provide you with all the tools to establish your brand as an Author.  
  • Encourage your writing career and Award your accomplishments along the way. 

2019/20 Award Winning High Maintenance Authors

Darrell Sheffield

Rhonda Sheffield

Kynesha Robinson

Valerie Vilme

Dr. Lakisha Ross

Iyshaa Wilks

Phala Williams

The Celeste Celeste (Publisher & High Maintenance CEO)


Darrin D. Henson

High Maintenance Author of the Year

(Actor, Author, Producer & Choreographer)



Write your book s Rough Draft with one to one coaching with High Maintenance CEO, Filmmaker and Publisher, Celeste Celeste. 

We'll start our 90-day term with a discovery call where we brainstorm and outline your book. We will also discuss options for the title. Each week you will be assigned a section/chapter from the outline, you'll have 1-2 weeks to complete it and return for review. We will speak weekly to discuss writing and any feedback. This process will continue chapter by chapter  until your Rough Draft is complete! 

90-day Writing Coaching

Book Audit

Perform a professional Book Audit to ensure your story is received as intended, fully developed and ready for Publishing.

Submit your completed Rough Draft for a thorough review. Receive a follow-up call with professional, detailed and honest feedback to include comments and suggested revisions, if applicable. 

BOOK AUDIT [up to 100 pages]

Book Editing


Compare our packages and find the best fit for you.

RED Package


6 Month Payment Plan ($150.00 per mo.)

Package Includes:

Bi-weekly follow-up calls

Rough Draft Book Review

Edit & Proof

ISBN & Barcode 

Book Cover 


Paperback Books (2 dozen copies) 

Amazon Distribution

20 Custom Book Marketing Graphics

Sales & Marketing Book

High Maintenance Award Invitation

Writers World Book Fair 2021

 Early Bird Invite & Discount

#AuthorsOfHighMaintenance page

Red Package Monthly Payment

GOLD Package


6 Month Payment Plan ($333.00 per mo.)

Package Includes:

Bi-weekly follow-up calls

Discovery Call: Outline Book 

Writing Coaching 

Edit & Proof

ISBN & Barcode

Book Cover


Paperback Books (100 copies)

Amazon Distribution

20 Custom Book Marketing Graphics 

Sales & Marketing Book

Marketing Strategy Session

Writers World Book Fair 2021

Early Bird Invite & Discount

Best Selling Author Award Winner 

[2020/21 High Maintenance Awards]

#AuthorsOfHighMaintenance page

Silver Package Monthly Payment



6 Month Payment Plans ($416.00 per mo.)

Package Includes:

Bi-weekly follow-up calls

Discovery Call: Outline Book 

Writing Coaching

Edit & Proof

ISBN & Barcode

Book Cover 


10 Dozen Paperback Books (120 copies)

Amazon Distribution

 20 Custom Book Marketing Graphics 

Mini Book Promo Trailer

Marketing Strategy Session

12x8 Retractable Tabletop Book Sign 

Press Kit [1 page bio sheet]

Writers World Book Fair 2021

Early Bird Invite & Discount

Best Selling Author Award Winner

[2020/21 High Maintenance Awards]

#AuthorsOfHighMaintenance Feature

Platinum Package Monthly Payment

Schedule your FREE 30-minute consultation today!

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Published Authors Gallery

From Celebrity clients, to International Brands to the every day aspiring Author, all over the Country writers are choosing 

High Maintenance Publishing & Production. Take a look at some of our work.  

Pregnant with Thought, I think therefore I am 

by Hollywood Celebrity, Darrin Henson (2018|California)

Full House (The sequel to Three of a Kind)

Celeste Celeste

coming soon... 

Three of a Kind

Celeste Celeste 

No Excuses Just Results, Breaking the Barrier...

by Dr. Lakisha Ross (2016|Florida)

Sexaholics, Nobody's Safe

by Jermaine Church (2016|Florida)

Heart of a Broken Woman, Confessions...

by Kynesha Robinson (2017|Florida)

The Last Woman Standing Confronting betrayal...

by Sharon Diaz (2017|Florida)

Power Packed Spiritual Nuggets & Poems A-Z

By Maxine A. D. Moch (2017|Louisianna)

Me, Him, and Her Why Women Settle 

by Tabatha Fuller (2017|Florida)

His Way or My Life 

by RaSheka Fuller (2017|Florida)

Same Hustle Different Product 

by Chef Meleka McGee (2018|Texas)

The Little Girl behind the Woman

by Shaniya Wade (coming soon...)

Scratch, an Erotic Tale

Celeste Celeste

Grow through what you go through

by Cicley J. Winston

I Wrote a Book...Now What?

Celelste Celelste

Crowned by a candle affair

Calendar / Journal

Abundance By More than just a Melody

Self- Help Journal

Caviar to Chitterlings with Chicken in the Middle

A menu for life

Cheryl Lawson-Young

Melody Notes

Melody Johnson

Bail Money

Tia Hanna

Hidden Footsteps

Devante Jones

You Grow Girl

Lynnette Brooks & Brooklynn Caldwell

For Her Sake

Tameka Polk

Angel with a Gift

Ashley Williams

Ms. Lucky

Misha Shorter

Whatever It Takes

Iyshaa Wilks

Prayer Journal

Darrell & Rhonda Sheffield

Soldier Up

Gina L. Wesley

Hope on the Horizon

Julie Luna

From My Kitchen To Yours

Valerie Vilme

The Right Balance To Your Brew

Keyon Michelle James

When You Know Better

Phala Williams

Divine Scriptures & Prayer Journal

Katrina Fils-Aime

Redirect Your Choices

Suzane Joseph


LaDawnia M. Moore

Keep the Faith

Shandra L. Johnson

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