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Whether editing, ghostwriting, or consulting on independent publishing, Highsmith Creative Services offers a strong commitment to quality and to ensuring your project exceeds your expectations. We have experience in fiction and nonfiction, secular and religious. Our priority is in helping you find your voice and share your story in the most powerful way possible.

Highsmith Creative Services offers creative consultation, editorial services, ghostwriting, and independent publishing consultation.

Our goal is to help those with a desire to write to find their voice and deliver their message in the most effective and powerful way possible. Whether you need guidance in developing your manuscript, assistance in navigating the murky waters of self-publishing, or someone to guide you through each step of the process, we can help. With fifteen years of publishing experience in multiple facets of the industry, you can count on receiving quality professional support for your project.


Guidance through the writing or self-publishing process, including support in selecting subcontractors for production and distribution services.


Depending on level of need, editorial services ranging from copyediting to substantive editing to prepare your manuscript for production and publication.


Consultation for developing the structure of your manuscript, including writing coaching, creative guidance, and manuscript completion.


No Joke

A rabbi, an imam, and a preacher . . . it sounds like the setup to a bad joke, but the obstacles these three clergymen from Peoria, IL encounter in their relationship is anything but funny.

The Roof

HE WAS THERE! Apple Records former US manager Ken Mansfield takes a touching and comprehensive look back on one of Rock’n’Roll’s most significant events, while bringing an insider’s perspective to the days leading up to those 42 fascinating minutes of the Beatles monumental Rooftop Concert.

Twilight in the City of Angels

Jose De la Luz Santiago was larger than life for everyone he encountered, including the train that ran him over. Though he was left with a deep dent in his forehead, his joyous disposition and a complex faith built around Jose Cuervo Tequila, Our Lady of Guadalupe, and the Union Pacific Railroad--his personal trinity--Jose remained undaunted by life.

Unlimiting You

In Unlimiting You, Randy Spelling walks us through open, honest, and relatable stories that illustrate the ways we hold ourselves back from being who we truly are. Being born into one of the most famous hollywood families, Randy had the opportunity to discover that life could look great from the outside and still feel empty inside, if disconnected form one's true self.

Christmas Nevermore

The holiday season is approaching. Polik and Nika, like all the children in their Inuit village, are filled with excitement over the delivery of their Christmas tree and the anticipation of Santa's arrival. But, the grown-ups of Akilineq have much more on their minds.


America used to be a very nice place, united and at peace. But God was asked to leave, and it’s never been the same.

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