About Dawn Lucous

Hi there! I am so excited to be on this wild ride and to be apart of the Indie community. I've been a social worker by trade for the last (cough) 18 years (cough) (cough). I know what you're thinking, there is just NO WAY that I can be that old, right? Well, thank you very much! I will certainly take that compliment. But, seriously, all joking aside, it has been my mission in life to help others. My motto is Pay It Forward. 

Fast forward to just a several years back, when I jumped feet first into this Indie world with beta reading, alpha reading, assisting some fabulous authors, and making wonderful friends. My book life has progressed since I jumped in those few years back, and I've seen first hand what struggles our authors go through with finances, time, and recognition. I've witnessed the horror stories of fraudulent services, insane prices for essential services, and the struggle to balance their work and families. 

I've always been a "doer" and I just couldn't sit back any longer and watch my authors struggle. I had to do something about it, and together, with Rachel Talavera, we've come up with some top notch services at rock bottom prices. That was our goal, and I believe we are doing exactly that!

About Rachel Talavera

Hey y'all, I'm Rachel! So, Dawn has asked me to be to be a part of this crazy, but exciting ride, so, here I am! I am so excited to team up with her for this venture, for several reasons. First and foremost, I love all the words! I read anything and everything! I love working one on one with authors and helping them exceed in growing their business. I've been a blogger now for several years and I really have fun telling people about the books and authors I discover. This book community is amazing and starting a business to help others grow their own business and help them in their journey sounds like an amazing opportunity. I look forward to working with all of you!

About Clare Harrison

There's nothing more I love in life than being huddled down with the sound of silence and a good book. Wrapped up in a world that someone created from words. Nothing compares to it.
I was adopted by a well known blogger and brought into her world, and My Gosh! I'm never leaving!!
Sharing my love of book with the Indie world in hopes that one person reads my review and buys that book means everything to me.
Outside of the book world, I work in customer services, trying my very best to always leave my customers with a smile.
Dawn Lucous, founder

Our obsession is reading, but our passion is helping!

Rachel Talavera, co-founder
Clare Harrison did not want her own photo added.

About Makala Williams

Hello! I am Makala Williams! I joined Dawn and Rachel in October 2019. Curious about becoming a book editor, they gave me a start with beta reading. I fell in love, and it confirmed what I wanted to do with my life! I read anything and everything, so I am in many different universes at one time. Since meeting them, I switched my major from a middle school math teacher to a communications degree with a minor in graphic design. Hopefully when I graduate, I can really hit the ground running on becoming an editor, making. cover designs, book trailers, and so much more! 

A littler personal history. I am married with two small girls ages 1 and 2. My husband and girls encourage me every day to become the best that I can be in my life. My husband was the one that planted the seed about the literary world and my flower has been growing ever since. I'm very excited about this journey and to be on it with Dawn and Rachel.

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