Mike McCandless is a veteran marketing executive, management consultant, and book publisher with experience in the tech, nonprofit, and higher education sectors.



The Touchwood Press provides publishing services—book editing, production management, and marketing—for independent authors and organizations:


  • Annie and Bill: A Story of Two Irish Immigrants
  • Marcom: The Essentials of Effective Marketing Communication
  • Dad’s Recipe Box: Family Favorite Recipes, Home Cooking Tips, and News from the Food Front
  • 100 Things You Need to Know: A Guide for Today



The Publish-It-Yourself Workshop helps independent creators publish their own books and other works themselves. The PIY Workshop can guide you and your manuscript to publication is just a few weeks.