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If you’re seeking encouragement and resources to help you write your story and self-publish your book, then you’re in the right place!

Take a few moments to watch the video and browse the site to discover all that Lasting Legacies can do to help you.


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Contest runs through November 30, 2017. 

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Transform your experience, knowledge and insights into a story worth reading, a book worth sharing.

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I’m Dalene Bickel, founder of Lasting Legacies, a company that offers a complete suite of writing and self-publishing services for aspiring nonfiction authors.

You can read all about me and my credentials on my About page, but I want you to know how happy I am that you’re here.

Perhaps you’ve recently decided to write a book…or maybe you’ve been struggling for years to finish one. Either way, it’s time to take targeted action to reach your writing goals.

Don’t struggle on your own. Take advantage of the free resources and invest in your success through the services available on this site.

And last but not least, connect with fellow aspiring authors! Join the free Ink & Impact Facebook group!

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Ink & Impact Blog

Regardless of whether you’re an aspiring author or a recreational blogger, you’ll discover lots of great writing tips and interesting stories on the Ink & Impact blog. Check out a few of the most recent posts here:

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Whether you want guidance as you write your story, prefer a complete done-for-you ghostwritten package, or are seeking a qualified editor, designer or consultant to self-publish your nonfiction or historical fiction book, Lasting Legacies will provide you with the tailored, supportive advice you need and the professional services you deserve.

What My Clients Say

I want to thank you for the smooth process you provided in the publishing of my father’s memoirs. Your patience and prompt responses with my questions were invaluable. Having had no experience, I felt I could trust and rely on your expertise, and we were thrilled with the final product!

Mary Jane Santeiro

Herb has had so many compliments on his book. We are so thankful that he was able to finish it while still able to do so. Thanks to your expertise and steady leadership, it is something that the friends and family will always treasure.

Catherine and Herb McKim

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10 Simple Hacks to Write Your Book


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About Dalene

Dalene Bickel is an author, book coach and speaker who helps nonfiction authors successfully write, develop and self-publish their books.