Who We Are

The Cadence Group is your best source of information from the front lines of publishing.


The Cadence Group has been providing authors, publishers and small presses with the guidance they need to create market-ready, professionally-designed books since 2006.   We do not believe in a “one-size-fits-all” approach to editorial, design, or marketing.  We believe every book, and every author, is unique and every program we offer is individually tailored to meet an author’s specific goals.


We are experienced book publishing professionals with a unique background in the following:

  • Book Packaging
  • Series and Imprint Management
  • Sales Training
  • Book Marketing
  • Book Design
  • New Business Development
  • Self-Publishing
  • Traditional Publishing
  • Book Acquisition
  • Editorial Services
  • Agent and Contract Negotiation
  • Book Sales

We are passionate about helping those with good books gain solid potential in the marketplace.


About the PrincipalBethany Brown, The Cadence Group

Bethany Brown started her publishing career at Adams Media as an editorial assistant working on career books. Four years later, she was the Senior Editor in charge of acquiring for, and developing, The EVERYTHING® series and brand extensions. She was also responsible for new series development in partnership with parent company. Looking to help a smaller press grow, Bethany moved to Chicago in 2004 and served as the Senior Editor and Editorial Manager at Sourcebooks, Inc. in charge of Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, the Sourcebooks’ bestselling parenting book program and several other branding and publishing initiatives. During her time there, she also overhauled editorial, production, and sales workflow processes resulting in the dramatic increase of sell-in and sell-through. Bethany joined The Cadence Group in November 2008 and became the principal in 2012.

Bethany enjoys sharing her industry knowledge with clients, potential clients, writers, and writers conferences. She has participated in IBPA events, The Space Coast Writer’s Conference and conducted sessions for individual writers groups. To book Bethany for a conference or speaking engagement, please contact 708.689.0908 or speakers@thecadencegrp.com.


 Contact us today to put our book publishing, book marketing and book consulting experience to work for you!


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