*LITERARY AGENT / EDITOR, Reece Halsey North Agency, Tiburon, CA/Paris, France 2001-2006
*JUDGE for RUPERT HUGHES AWARD in FICTION (Maui Writers Conference) 2001-2006
*OWNER / EDITOR at ADAM MARSH EDITORIAL SERVICES (San Francisco, CA / Portland, OR)
*CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR: THE PORTABLE WRITER'S CONFERENCE: (Quill Driver Books, 2007)
*INSTRUCTOR of FILM HISTORY & CREATIVE WRITING, Academy of Art University, San Francisco
WRITERS CONFERENCES / TEACHING EXPERIENCE: Maui Writers Conference, Santa Barbara Writers Conference, San Diego State University Writers Conference, Willamette Writers Conference, San Francisco State University, Academy of Art University, University of Nevada in Las Vegas, Book Passage, and Writers Retreat Workshop in Erlanger, Kentucky.
After six years working as literary agent and editor at Reece Halsey North Literary Agency (Tiburon, CA, Paris, France), I opened ADAM MARSH EDITORIAL SERVICES in 2006, which allows me to focus full-time on what I love most . . . Working one-on-one with writers to develop and refine their projects.
PARTIAL LIST OF PUBLISHED WORKS:
*BLACK RAIN, by Graham Brown (Random House)
*HAMMERJACK, by Marc Giller (Bantam Dell) **Optioned for film/television rights by Ian Levy Productions!!
*CATEGORY FIVE, by Philip S. Donlay (Simon & Schuster)
*CODE BLACK, by Philip S. Donlay (Simon & Schuster) **Optioned for film/television rights by John and Paul Buckholts at Our Thing Productions!!
*MALE OF THE SPECIES, by Alex Mindt (Delphinium/HarperCollins)
*POPE ANNALISA, by Peter Canova (Trimountaine Publishing) **Film in development w/ Phoenix Pictures!!! **Winner of the 2011 Indie Excellence Award for fiction in two separate categories, making this the sixth and seventh awards the book has taken since its publication!
*JULES VERNE: THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY (proposal), by William Butcher (Thunder’s Mouth Press)
*THE BRIGHT SIDE: THE KIDS’ GUIDE TO SURVIVING DIVORCE, by Max Sindell (Health Communications)
*ROOSTER, by Brian Fielding (Bodhisattva Press)
*KARMA: THE ANCIENT SCIENCE OF CAUSE AND EFFECT, by Jeffrey Armstrong (Palace Press International)
*AYURVEDA: A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO HEALTH, by Reenita Malholtra (Palace Press International)
*SINK OR SWIM(e-version), by Thuy and Milo Sindell (Adams Media Corporation)
*JUMP START YOUR CAREER(e-version), by Thuy and Milo Sindell (Adams Media Corporation)
*CRY JUDAS, by Frederick F. Meyers, Jr. (HEARTLAND/ROSEHEART PUBLISHING)
*A CATCH IN TIME, by Dalia Roddy (Medallion Press)
More than 45 agent, editor, and author-written chapters--called workshops in the book--provide instruction on the writing craft and the business of getting published.
In the Atlantic Ocean, hurricane Helena is gathering strength, becoming the most powerful storm in recorded history. As Helena bears down on Bermuda, Donovan Nash, along with other members of the scientific research organization Eco-Watch, are called to fly in and extract key government people who have been studying Helena. For Donovan Nash, the routine mission turns deadly when an attempt is ... read more
From Graham Brown, co-author of the New York Times bestselling thriller Devil’s Gate with Clive Cussler, comes Black Rain . . .Covert government operative Danielle Laidlaw leads an expedition into the deepest reaches of the Amazon in search of a legendary Mayan city. Assisted by a renowned university professor and protected by a mercenary named Hawker, her team journeys into the tangled rain f... read more
In this dark, futuristic thriller, Marc Giller defines the cutting edge of suspense with a relentless tale of murder, techno-terrorism, and a conspiracy one man is driven to uncover—even if he must undo reality in the process. . . . They ride virtual waves of code and pirate high-tech secrets to sell to the highest bidder—they are faster and smarter than your security system, and are only too ... read more
From the established expert on the subject comes this new biography of one of the world's most successful writers. Breath-taking in scope, and full of the kind of revelations sure to cause press and controversy, Butcher combines existing and new research on Verne’s life with the evidence from Verne's works to explore what sort of man Jules Verne was, how he achieved what he did, what went on i... read more
What forces were at work when the unthinkable became reality and an African nun was elected the first female pope? Amid conflicting prophecies of destruction and renewal she came. She is a healer, a miracle worker, a captivator of men s souls. But when demonic-looking symbols begin appearing around the Vatican upon her arrival, were her enemies correct about her being the prophesied figure tha... read more
Forensic criminalist Dub Walker is once again called upon when an old friend enlists his help in finding her 19-year-old daughter. When the bodies of two young women show up in a shallow grave, one of whom is the daughter, Dub is back to work and hard at it. Soon other bodies start turning up in similar graves, and each victim has undergone multiple, highly technical surgical procedures requir... read more
What does it truly mean to be a modern woman? Do women still hunger for that fairytale life?In Kill the Princess author Stephanie Vermeulen tackles a wide range of issues facing women today, from body image to popular notions of femininity, from women’s business personas to the politics of family. In an attempt to keep everything together and strive for unattainably perfect lives, women increa... read more
Alex Mindt on Fathers and Sons The title story of this highly praised book, about a small-town Texas science teacher threatening to flunk his high school’s brilliantly talented football star, sets the collection’s timely theme, the conflict between the image of how American men are supposed to act and the way they secretly feel like acting. This theme is skillfully modulated in almost all of t... read more
The ancient concept of the "Science (veda) of Life (ayur)," Ayurveda, dates back more than 5,000 years. Ayurveda provides a holistic approach to healthy living, providing guidance on how to enhance our physical, mental, social, and spiritual harmony. Reenita Malhotra Hora's approach in this book is to provide her readers with insight into understanding and applying Ayurveda to modern life. As ... read more
Combining the ancient wisdom of the Vedic tradition and the point of view of the modern spiritual seeker, Karma illustrates how to find meaning and purpose in a life that can at times feel random and out of control.In this compelling and in-depth introduction to the ancient Hindu concept of karma, spiritual teacher and award-winning author Jeffrey Armstrong explores reincarnation, the deeper m... read more
Matt Gannon is back, once again fighting the war against terror. The newly appointed CIA agent will stop at nothing to protect his country, his loved ones, and his beliefs from the ruthless fedayeen terrorists bent on destroying the American way of life. Through long and arduous rehabilitation and the ever-present support of his new wife, Megan, Matt slowly overcomes the trauma of his last cla... read more
In one moment a global blackout occurs, and six billion humans become unconscious. During a brief yet seemingly eternal three-minute sequence, a series of catastrophic events occurs, and minds collide with truths hidden beyond the physical realm. Original.
Hi! This book is for you, not your parents. This whole process you're going through is tough. Believe me, I know. I've been there. Divorce ran in my family even before I was born. My parents were divorced when I was six, and I've had multiple stepparents, new families, and half-brothers. Divorce is a mixed bag, and it's easy to get overwhelmed with the huge changes that are taking place in you... read more
The inspiring story of an American painter afflicted with Hanson's disease -- leprosy. At the heart of the story is a tender romance and the message that every tragedy contains the seeds of its own blessing.
Denton A. Cooley, MD“This book provides insight into a family tradition in medical service during the last century with three generations of physicians. It reveals the effect of the family doctor on the welfare of the family through personal contact. The many narratives the author describes show that the life of the physician differs from other professions and that the dedication to patients h... read more
Following the cataclysmic, and unexplained, destruction of WorldChem's colossal chemical plant in rural Louisiana, retired lawyer Jack Fitzgerald has no inclination to get back into the game of righting the world's wrongs. He has a world of his own that needs tending.But friend and psychologist May Elbert has something else in mind. She's going to make things personal, as layer-by-layer she di... read more
Doris Mathers experiences intimate, emotional torment at the hands of a serial killer. A man she calls her husband.Now her newborn daughter is missing.An abusive childhood had taught Doris that the only people appointed to protect her never would.Only she can stop the Keeper, a deviant with a penchant for cutting off limbs, and she will, no matter the cost.
It is July 24, 1895. Sigmund Freud and his family are staying for the summer at the Belle Vue resort in the Alpine foothills overlooking Vienna. His marriage to his wife Martha is swiftly deteriorating, he is in the midst of a love affair with his brilliant but unpredictable sister-in-law, Minna, his mother-in-law, Mrs. Bernays, despises him, and he has just that morning completed his first fu... read more
Brenda Cooper is an escapee from a polygamist compound known as Zion's Mount (or ZM for short) located in the high desert area of Southern California. ZM is run by The Church of the Redeemed, an organization that has ties to a violent group of so-called fundamentalist Mormons who operated out of San Diego during the early 1970s. As the third wife of one of the cult's leaders, Brenda's disappea... read more
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Former literary agent, published author, creator of award-winning blog for writers. Has worked with NY Times bestsellers.
Over five years' editing experience across fiction (thrillers, crime, horror, YA) and non-fiction for bestselling and first-time writers.