The Nonfiction Book Accelerator™ Academy

Your Complete Nonfiction Book Writing, Self-Publishing, and Marketing  Journey

Join me, as I guide you from vague idea to first draft to a self-published nonfiction book that sells on Amazon and IngramSpark. 

As an Academy member, you get ALL-INCLUSIVE ACCESS to the complete journey:

✅Self-paced online courses
✅All upcoming live online classes
✅Online Q&A sessions
✅Tools & resources
✅Private Facebook community
✅Answers to your most pressing questions and challenges so you don't get or stay stuck

Designed for speakers, coaches, consultants, and entrepreneurs who want to grow their businesses, make an impact, and amplify their voices with a nonfiction book.

Ready to Write, Self-Publish & Market Your First Nonfiction Book?


"As a first-time author, I hired Sylvia to guide my Amazon strategy... She knows her stuff and is extremely thorough... I highly recommend her. She is one of the most knowledgeable and tenacious consultants I have ever met."

LaTonya Wilkins
Founder of The Change Coaches, LLC & Best-Selling Author of "Leading Below the Surface"

"Sylvia blew our group away with her brilliance! My goodness, I’ve heard countless presentations on nonfiction books, from writing to selling. This is the best I’ve heard. Our audience could not celebrate this presentation enough, full of golden nuggets. If you want to sell books hiring Sylvia is a must."

Marquesa Pettway
Founder & President of MLPSPEAK, LLC, Board Member of Black NSA, and Author of "The Speakerpreneur"

"Sylvia Melena pays attention... I told her about what I felt was holding me back, and she replied with one simple sentence. That sentence was a miraculous course correction in my professional life... Her years of experience will save you time, energy, and money."

Tiffany Vakilian
Editor, Writing Coach, International Speaker, and Author of "Ugly Drawers, Pretty Panties"

"I was fortunate to enroll in Sylvia Melena’s Nonfiction Book Accelerator program, and her support and guidance have been immeasurable... Sylvia was accessible and available to provide encouragement and great ideas."

Adam Behar
President & Founder, Opinion Lear PR

"I started writing and I feel there is a voice that is helping me write... It's pulling from different parts of my brain, life, experience... Thank you, Sylvia, for introducing me to my writer's voice!"

Theresa Robertson
CEO, My Office

"(Sylvia), what an amazing presentation (on writing and publishing your first book). You really made an impact on our visitors. Thank you so much."

Ricardo Villa
President, SimpleTime & Board Member of the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Become a Published Author

Get everything you need to successfully write, self-publish, and market your first nonfiction book.

  For only $47 USD per month, you get instant complete access to all the self-paced online courses above, upcoming live classes below, online Q&A sessions, tools, resources, and answers to your most pressing questions so you don't get or stay stuck.

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Expand Your Reach, Grow Your Business, & Make an Impact

Write, self-publish, and market the book that's burning inside you. Join the Nonfiction Book Accelerator Academy -- everything you need to finally get it done.

Don't Have a First Draft Yet?  No problem.

Enroll in the "How to Write A Nonfiction Book That Sells" self-paced online course. You'll go from vague idea to the first draft of a quality nonfiction book that sells -- on the fast track! It's included in your Nonfiction Book Accelerator Academy membership at no extra cost.

Sylvia Melena

Hi! I'm Sylvia Melena, the Founder and CEO of Melena Consulting Group, a leadership and management training, consulting, and publishing company. 

I'm also the Founder of the Nonfiction Book Accelerator™ Academy, the international award-winning and best-selling author of Supportive Accountability: How to Inspire People and Improve Performance, and the Vice President of the San Diego Book Awards Association

My leadership philosophy has been featured by the Society of Human Resources Management HR Today, the Human Performance Association, Entrepreneur, LEADx, My Quest for the Best, Fit Small Business, and other outlets.

I have a passion for helping speakers, coaches, consultants, and entrepreneurs write, market, and self-publish their first nonfiction book to grow their business, make an impact, and amplify their voices.

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