Everyone has a story that is worth telling. Whether your work is a memoir, a novel, or a collection of short stories or poetry, give it dignity by preserving it in a beautifully bound book that can be treasured for generations. Today more than ever, publishing a book is easy and inexpensive.


Why Write?
In his 1946 essay, Why I Write, George Orwell identifies four reasons: sheer egoism, aesthetic enthusiasm, historical impulse and political purpose.

But most people do not write with the goal of becoming famous or rich. Sometimes we have something that needs to be said to a very specific audience. We write to share ideas, tell stories, and to help people who are walking along the same road.

“There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy and a tragedy.”
Mark Twain



Crooked Tree Stories of Ada, Michigan, is an independent publisher, established in 2012 by Betty Kuperus Epperly.
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