NCPA 2010 Conference Sponsors


Gold Sponsor

WVS Publishing Services logo  WVS Publishing Services

WVS offers a full supermarket of publishing services. They help publishers and authors take care of the important processes that must be done to get a book “out the door.” WVS can advise you about improving your procedures, or do the tasks for you.


Silver Sponsors


Deer Valley Press logo Deer Valley Press

Deer Valley Press publishes training and operational aids for firefighters. Owner William Teie is known internationally for his excellent firefighting titles. Deer Valley Press also publishes a series of California trail guides and maps.


Herecules Freight Co. logo

 Hercules Freight Co.

Hercules Freight has the lowest rates in the nation for freighting books. The level of service is astounding, and several NCPA members are big fans of Hercules. Representative Dick Hampton is a member of NCPA.


Umbach Consulting logo Umbach Consulting & Publishing

Umbach Consulting provides assistance to individuals, independent writers, and small businesses. Ken Umbach, the owner, does technical editing, proofreading and fact checking, and formatting and design for print-on-demand (POD) books. For prospective authors Ken also provides an evaluation of how to approach a research or writing project and advice on information sources and how to present results.


California Writers Club logo California Writers Club, Sacramento

The Sacramento Branch of the California Writers Club is an active and vigorous organization. They are “Dedicated to Educating Writers of all Levels,” and have excellent speakers at monthly meetings, critique groups, Open Mic, and a personal essay competition.


JC Write logo JC Write

JC Write provides editing and web design services for authors and publishers. Editing includes everything from basic copy editing to full structural editing, including styles and formatting. Web design includes E-commerce and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).


   Time Tested Books logo   Time Tested Books

Since 1981, Time Tested Books has offered Northern California a great selection of quality books, a stock so strong as to garner the store a reputation as one of the West Coast's premier book stores.  We offer both quality books and vinyl records, as well as excellent service by our knowledgeable staff.


Bronze Sponsors

Willy Walt logo Willy Walt, Inc. Printing Services

Willy Walt, Inc. prints almost anything an author or publisher needs, including business cards, post cards, brochures (catalogs), banners, and posters. They have a complete graphic design department, too.