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About Relay Publishing
Relay Publishing is a multi-genre fiction publishing company operating since 2013. We have a catalogue of over 750 books in English, French and German, with our focus being on romance, young adult fantasy, science fiction and thrillers.
After five years working with publishing freelancers, we like to think we know what makes a creative, fun, and collaborative environment to work in. If you check out Relay’s Testimonials (see below!) you’ll see we have a reputation for clear instructions, paying fairly and on time, and helping writers develop their craft. If you love stories, you’ll be among great company!
Seconds a Book Is Bought
Million Books Sold
Book Packaging You Say?
That’s right, we’re a book publishing / packaging company. That means we handle the book publishing process from beginning to end. We take great story ideas and collaborate with talented writers to bring them to life.
These story ideas and concepts are created by our in-house team, which are then fleshed out into detailed character profiles and outlines (30-40 pages).
We then work closely with one of our writers to bring these outlines to life. The focus throughout is on quality, and the writer works closely with an editor to ensure the reader will be blown away by both the story and the prose.
Depending on the word count, the process from idea creation to finished product is 2-4 months.
Then the book enters the marketing phase where the cover and blurb are optimized to sell, and various advertisements are set up to promote the book. Every book is made with the target of hitting the bestseller list.
WE NEED THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE TO HELP US GROW
We’re looking for writers who can create a compelling story from a detailed outline, fleshing it out into a riveting book full of amazing characters and an exciting plotline.
If you’re interested in writing for Relay Publishing, have a look through our current vacancies and fill in our online application form located on all our writing jobs.
They are unashamedly story-geeks and know exactly what goes into an unputdownable book.
If you’re interested in editing for Relay Publishing, fill in our online application form on our editing jobs.
“I have done a lot of freelancing over the years, and I have never had such a warm and welcoming experience.”
“So far my time working for Relay has been great. The projects are fun, and it’s an interesting new way to look at constructing a book. I’m learning a lot!”
“I find Relay a pleasure to work for and so so organised, which makes life easier.”
“It’s always a pleasure writing on projects for Relay Publishing. I love the Teamwork application which makes finding out all the pertinent facts and communicating with team members so easy and efficient. I also like the ease of recording hours on the application and the ease of uploading project files now that we are doing it directly within Teamwork.
You hire top-notch people for every aspect of the process and I’ve yet to run into someone who isn’t knowledgeable about their respective aspect of the process. Everyone is always super positive and helpful and it makes working with Relay a true joy.”
“Relay Publishing is a significant portion of my freelance business. I look forward to working alongside Harry and his first-rate team of professionals with every project. Relay’s business model really is the future of publishing, and I feel blessed to be part of such a forward-thinking team.”
“Coming onboard with Relay Publishing was far and away the best career decision I ever made. I get to work with a dynamic team of people to spin stories readers love. Best of all, I make my own schedule, and I can take my work with me wherever I go. Travel the world, be your own taskmaster, and write for a living!”
“I feel gratified that I was able to contribute to the revised concept, since I really liked the characters that came out of that process. I felt part of the collaborative and creative process, and Relay staff made me feel part of the team and not just a freelancer.”
“I’ve worked with Relay for more than four years and in that time, I’ve been increasingly impressed with the growth of the company and the projects completed. As a 20+ year veteran of the publishing industry, watching Relay’s transition from novice to expert has been nothing short of phenomenal and it’s been my pleasure to help be a part of the growth.”
“I’m liking the practice writing in a different mode for Relay and it really seems like you guys are interested in helping people try new things. Overall very happy! It’s also a weight off my mind with how volatile publishing can be in general.”
“I loved writing this series! It was so much fun—I had a detailed outline to guide me, but plenty of room to develop the characters and elements of the plot in a direction that felt organic as I was writing. This was a great way to take a break between my own writing projects and make some extra money. I can’t wait to write another book for Relay!”
“I can honestly say that my work with Relay has been my best freelance experience by far.”
“I want to tell you that you’ve got a good thing going (which I’m sure you already know). I came to Relay Publishing after editing for several difficult authors in a row, and I had almost forgotten how it felt to work together to make a stronger book. But Relay Publishing has reminded me why I have so enjoyed editing fiction.”
SOME OF OUR Current JOB POsitions
We are looking for an experienced, creative, organized, and deadline-driven ghostwriter, whose high-level writing...
We are looking for a creative, organized, and deadline-driven outline writer, who will write the roadmap to an...
We are looking for a creative, organized, and deadline-driven Outline Writer, with experience writing in the Sheikh...
Relay Publishing is looking for a creative, organized, and deadline-driven Outline Editor, to help oversee and shape...
Relay Publishing is looking for a Developmental and Line Editors with experience in the Military Science Fiction genre...
Relay Publishing is looking for a creative and organised Outline Editor to help oversee and shape the outline for a...