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Welcome to Word Association Publishers!
 

Publishing books in PITTSBURGH
for AUTHORS & READERS WORLDWIDE

 

What's Your Story?

We are a premier, independent, self-publishing house, working with writers in all genres.
We offer authors, educators, artists, legal, medical, and business professionals a full range of publishing services—from book development, to ghost writing, editing, original book design, book printing, book marketing and promotion.


What makes Word Association the Best Choice For Your Book?

IN OUR THIRTY-FIVE YEARS OF INDEPENDENT BOOK PUBLISHING, we have always believed in taking exceptional care of our authors. That means understanding that a book is a highly customized, original work, deserving of our full attention and finest efforts. It means we must honor the author's intention and vision while offering first-rate professional support services.

Our stable of editors is simply the best in the business. Our design team is second to none- just take a look at the book covers and smart interior designs. 

We fill book orders all over the world with authors retaining all rights to their books and receiving 100% of profits from direct book sales.

We believe in maintaining a relationship long after the book launch, even encouraging authors near and far to reach out to one another for advice and support. That is the reason a great many of our writers come back to us with their next book, and the next. How satisfying is that!

-Dr. Tom Costello, Publisher



 

Featured Author Of The Week!

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Doreen Coulson Putnam's book is incredibly important for young readers. In this heartfelt story, two little girls are both experiencing having a grandmother with Alzheimer's. Through reading, children will be left with important takeaways - especially that the emotions and concerns that they experience is valid, and that they acquire a better understanding of the disease their loved one has. Doreen is a Certified Dementia Practitioner in private practice, with national and international certification. During her 25+ years of experience in the dementia field, she has been the Director of Education for a chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. This book is a one of a kind, complete with beautiful illustrations by the wonderful illustrator, Felix Eddy. 

Throwback
Thursdays!

Each week, we will feature a book/author from the past!

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Check out Survey Says: The Hits of the '60s in Western Pennsylvania, by Terry Hazlett! A former radio disc jockey at WJPA, Hazlett researched diligently to compile week-by-week lists of the top songs from 1960- 1969. A must have for any local music and history lovers alike!

New Releases!

What Matters Most

What Matters Most

Linda F. Huling

Not A Bad Trip

Not A Bad Trip

Howie Ehrlichman

A Divine Christmas Ghost Story Book III

A Divine Christmas Ghost Story Book III

Robert Cameron Malcolm, III

Stories From The Road

Stories From The Road

J.B. Vettori

Danny Dumpster

Danny Dumpster

Robert A. Lytle

Music For Bread

Music For Bread

Mary Ferro

Growing Up Irish In Brooklyn

Growing Up Irish In Brooklyn

Michael J. O'Connor

Simple Fitness

Simple Fitness

Robert MacDougal

Wade Coye - Sharing the Secrets, Learning the Lies

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“I thoroughly enjoy working with Word Association. Communication is great and they always had answers to my questions. If they didn't have an answer, they would find it. Great products and a pleasant team make Word Association a pleasure to work with!”



Mary