Mission and Media is owned by freelancer Michelle Rayburn, whose mission is to advance your mission through story and strategy. Through every phase of publishing, she's focused on your mission and vision. Michelle is skilled at using print and digital media, graphics, and photography to enhance your content delivery. As an experienced and detailed copy editor and proofreader, she will make sure you put your best professional work forward to your readers. This isn't a corporation. It isn't a publishing company either. Each independent author receives a boutique experience with personal attention as Michelle works as your editorial and design team to bring your book vision to life with custom covers and interiors. You become the publisher, and Michelle makes your work shine.

Editing & Writing Services

Book Covers & Typesetting

Coaching for Self-Publishers

Next Steps Coach

Thinking of publishing a book? Start here.

How do you know if you’re equipped to independently publish your own book?
What’s the difference between traditional publishing, self-publishing, and indie publishing?
Which option is best for you?

So many questions! Here’s a perfect place to start.

More About Mission and Media

Michelle has more than 20 years of experience as a freelance writer and has worked as a freelance editor as well. She has had hundreds of articles, devotionals, and Bible studies published and has rejoiced with fellow writers when she plays a role in getting their books published. She also has experience in marketing, which makes her well suited to write and edit copy for your website, assist with social media, and more. As an ideas-generator, she keeps your audience in mind with every move and helps you whittle down to what's most important for your return on investment.

Consider hiring Michelle to:

  • Copyedit or content edit your book to bring it to publishing standards for the industry.
  • Design the cover of your book - print and e-book.
  • Create a custom design for the interior (typesetting).
  • Create your e-book.
  • Ghostwrite your book.
  • Design graphic posts to promote your book.
  • Coach you through setting up KDP or IngramSpark to publish your own book.

Coming in 2024! Indie Author Blueprint

A community, podcast, articles, tutorials, and group coaching for indie authors. Indie Author Blueprint will include both paid and free content for writers considering self-publishing their books.


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