Z Girls Press
The creative fiction imprint of MKZ Books, Inc. and the sister imprint to Calling Card Books.
Congrats to Our 2019 Independent Press Awards Winners
The Passage at Moose Beach
By Michael Foster
All About Water:
As Told By The Plumber Who’s Seen It All
By Greg Chick
Z Girls Press is proud to publish a variety of creative fiction. Our authors get hands-on guidance every step of the way from book idea to editing to final publication. We help authors turn their passion or idea into an engaging book.
We work very closely with you to make sure your manuscript is the absolute best it can be for your target audience. Through our professional associations, we can create the perfect marketing plan by taking advantage of the many programs and resources available to us to get your books into readers hands.
Hybrid publishers behave just like traditional publishing companies in all respects, except that we publish books using an author-subsidized business model, as opposed to financing all costs ourselves. In exchange, we return a higher-than-industry-standard share of sales proceeds to the author. In other words, a hybrid publisher makes income from a combination of publishing services and book sales. We make a profit when you do, when books sell, it is truly a win/win business model.
What Goes Unseen
& Other Tales From Afar
Creating a collection of short stories for adults in the vein of Scary Stories To Tell In the Dark, debut author Sean Minster captures the fear, fun, mystery, and murder of campfire tall tales mixed with the intelligence, angst, and nostalgia of his unique perspective.
Finding The Lost
Moose Beach Book Two
Return to the magical world of the Wild Side.
When a mysterious force threatens not only the lives of her parents, but perhaps the whole world, Alicia must venture to the Wild Side in search of answers. She must fend for herself as she discovers a land changed by time and dangers unimaginable
Now older and wiser, Alicia feels ready for anything but will she find the answers she seeks and in doing so, can Alicia find all that was lost?”
“Resilient and resourceful, Alicia… heads into the wild. Witnessing her self-sufficiency on this solo quest is a delight, especially as she discovers her own strength along the way. Alicia builds fires, forages, and fishes like a true survivalist… Even more inspiring is the persistence of her spirit.”
A Quick Succession of Busy Nothings: A Coloring Book Featuring the Wit, Wisdom, and Sass of Jane Austen
An adult coloring book featuring 31 pages of scenes, quotes, and themed line art from some of Jane Austen’s most popular books. Color or paint your way to sassy serenity with the wit and wisdom of Jane Austen.
Clyde- The Cat That Came in from the Cold
This is the true story of author & illustrator Daphne Stammer’s adopted cat. Through beautiful narrated illustrations it tells the sweet story of their happy life together.
Submit Your Manuscript
We will read your existing pages, go over an outline or story idea, and do what it takes to help understand your goals. Together with you, we will define a target audience which dictates the style of writing.
Helping aspiring authors learn is icing on the book cake here at Z Girls Press. We have been there, done that and love to help make your journey as smooth and seamless as it can be.
Layout & Design
We can make your book enchanting from the title page to the last chapter. Get a print ready PDF for IngramSpark or Kindle Direct Publishing desinged in Adobe InDesign.
Some people do judge a book by it’s cover. We’ll design a cover that conveys the message and spirit of your book while keeping an eye on what book covers are currently selling in the marketplace.
Calling Card Books & Z Girls Press Blog
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Press Release: New Book Just Released in Time for Christmas; “The Passage at Moose Beach” by Michael Foster is a Great Gift for Young Teenagers
Sacramento, CA, November 27, 2018 --(PR.com)-- On December 1, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Stewart Hazelton meeting room of the Cesar...
Press Release: Just in Time for the Holidays, Great for Stockings: Clyde the Cat’s True Story Will Entertain Children While Grown-Ups Enjoy Coloring a Quick Succession of Busy Nothings
New from Z Girls Press: Clyde the Cat That Came In From The Cold by Artist/Author Daphne Stammer for children and A Quick Succession of Busy...
Press Release: Fun Book Tackles What’s Hiding in Our Water and More; Called a Tool to Teach Sustainability
The Second Edition of "All About Water - As Told by The Plumber Who’s Seen It All" © by Greg Chick, Illustrated by Audrey Ly and Co-Authored by M.P....