My name is Crystal Leonardi, and I am the founder of Bowerbird Publishing. Established in 2021, Bowerbird Publishing provides writers of all ages and levels of experience with cost-effective, professional publishing services.
I myself am an award-winning, self-published author, entrepreneur, farmer's wife, and mother to 4 beautiful children. I am based in tropical Julatten, working with writers from all around Australia & New Zealand.
In 2021, I wrote a book about my critically ill son called ‘Boy of Steel’, and my life changed forever. It won me awards and recognition and brought me great joy to know that it was helping other families like mine.
From the realisation that my story and survival had the power to help others, I began searching for my passion and purpose.
Every writer envisions that coveted book deal with one of the big five publishers in Australia, a pathway to literary stardom. But, as many aspiring authors discover, the reality often diverges from the dream. In a world where only a minuscule fraction of authors achieve literary superstardom, most face disheartening setbacks, numerous rejections, or the painful stagnation of book sales after publication.
This is where Bowerbird Publishing emerges as the beacon of hope, offering a fresh perspective and a tangible path to success in the world of publishing.
At Bowerbird Publishing, I don't just work for you; I work with you. My unique approach centres around collaboration, ensuring that your ideas and creativity remain at the forefront of the publishing process. I will guide you through every stage of the publishing journey, ensuring that your voice is heard and your vision is realised.
Today, I remain a mum and fierce advocate for my family and business. As a mum of a brain cancer warrior, I understand the immense struggle of other cancer families, surviving or not. As an author and publisher, I use my knowledge and experience to empower others to share their story. Our lives are created to be shared and inspired. Through writing and publishing stories, I find peace and hope for the future.
Everyone has a story to tell.
I want to help you bring yours to life.