Word First Publishing is a full-service dedicated book publishing company, that can provide all the writing, publishing and marketing services needed to make your debut as a published author a success. For published authors, we offer the same attention and professional writing, co-authoring, ghost-writing manuscripts, and publishing services we provide our celebrity, politicians, professional athletes, and business clients.

  • Please speak with Susan Flanagan our Executive Director, Best-Selling Author and Emmy® Award Winning Writer about our resources and ability to write and publish your book.

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WFP experience co-authoring and ghost-writing manuscripts for celebrities, independents, politicians, business executives, public figures, published authors and non-published writers has made us one of the premier publishing companies for clients needing personalize attention for writing and publishing their books.

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1. Speak With Our Best-Selling Author

Susan B. Flanagan (424) 234.6506 (Ask For Gigi)

2. Writing Your Manuscript:


     (.1) If Your Manuscript Is Not Written,

        a. Do You Want It Ghost Written or  

        b. Co-Authored?


3. Editing:  If Your Manuscript Is Written and Needs An Edit

      a. We provide a wide range of professional Editing Services,  including rewrites, content edits, and proof edits that meet requirements prior to your manuscript going to print. 


4. Formatting Manuscript For Print:  After your edit is completed, the next step is to choose a Publishing Plan that includes designing your book cover, formatting your book for print as an eBook, Hard and Soft Cover, along with many other  support services.


5. Distribution and Marketing:  Our company and it's affiliates also offer marketing and distribution options to help you promote your book to a global audience.  Two of our plans can make your book available to over 40,000 retail (i.e. Walmart, Target, Barnes & Noble) and online platforms (i.e. Amazon, Google Books, etc.) along with many other promotional options.


Do You Want Your Manuscript

Ghost Written 



Ghost Writing:  Our company continues to write manuscripts for novels and graphic novels for celebrities, politicians, business executives and athletes.  Manuscripts that are ghost written  and published, the author will retain ownership and rights for the book under their name. Our author/corporation will not have any claims to the manuscript and will not receive any royalties or recognition from the sales of the manuscript when published.


For a professionally ghost written manuscripts

rates start between $7,995 and up.



Co-Author:   Susan co-authors your manuscript, WFP will provide all of the same professional writing services our clients requesting ghost writing services receive. As a co-author, our author will share in the credit for helping writing the manuscript, receive royalties and recognition for the sales of the manuscript when published.


For a professionally co-author written manuscripts

rates range between $3,995 and up.

Notebook and Pen

Editing Is Key To Ensuring What Is Written Reflects Your Vision and Appeals To The Market You Want To Reach. 
Our professional editing, proofreading and advanced editorial services ensure your manuscript meets industry standards and is ready for print.


​Choose The Plan That Best Meets Your Needs



WFP and BSI Films will provide the guidance, resources and experience needed to develop and submit your film or series project to studios, cable, streaming and broadcast stations.




Our Publishing Company

Word First Publishing is a traditional and self-publishing company acquired by Brilliant Stories Inc., (BSI) located in Los Angeles, California.

WFP was formerly a privately held publishing company but is now under the corporate umbrella of Brilliant Stories Inc., and continues to ghost write and publish books for celebrities, politicians, dignitaries and corporate executives. These same services, along with co-author services are now available to new and existing writers/authors.


This new division, in conjunction with BSI Films that specializes in adapting books to screenplays for major Hollywood studios, best-selling authors and literary agencies will provide the additional resources needed to meet the demands of our film studio clients.


The acquisition of Word First Publishing Company by BSI is part of our content  development strategy for expanding our media and print capabilities across multiple platforms.  


Best Sellers and Newly Released Must Read Books!


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Author Of

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For Being Chosen Our Book Of  The Month!

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Available Now At 

Walmart, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google Books, And At

Over 40,000 Retail and Local Independent Book Stores, Libraries, and Universities.


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