I am the president and publisher at Ballast Books, a hybrid publishing company who specializes in editing/ghostwriting, designing, publishing, marketing, and distributing high quality books for top performers. I am also an accomplished author, ghostwriter and editor, and love talking with authors about their work no matter what stage they are in.
I am both an author who published with Mascot Books and the head of acquisitions. Having been on both sides of the author/publisher relationship gives me a unique perspective, and I love helping my authors find the type of publishing that best fits their goals.
A riveting thriller giving the reader an up-close, behind-the-scenes look into the SpecOps brotherhood in the vein of American Sniper or Lone Survivor, with heart-racing action sequences that could only be relayed by a real Navy SEAL. Enemy in the Wire is a follow up to the critically acclaimed first novel by Andy Symonds, My Father's Son. Wounds aren't always followed by Purple Hearts, and th... read more
When Nathan's father, a decorated Navy SEAL, is killed in combat, he must rely on his father's teammates for direction while learning to become a man. The normal struggles of adolescence are amplified while growing up in the shadow of a war hero, and a young man's future hangs in the balance. No one is safe from the scars of war in this funny, heart-wrenching, poignant novel.
JFK: The Last Speech explores the dramatic relationship between two seminal AmericansPresident John F. Kennedy and the poet Robert Frostwhich reached its tragic climax in a surprising encounter with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev at the height of the Cold War. Born out of these events is Kennedys remarkable speech about poetry and power, which alters the life course of a group of Amherst Col... read more
Digital Transformation has changed the modern marketing playbook. As the landscape shifts, global marketers have to balance advancing unique organizational initiatives with the transformation of their entire sector. Many CMOs are spending more on technology than their Chief Information Officers (CIOs) or Chief Technology Officers (CTOs). In this new environment, what can a CMO do to stay ahead... read more
Diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a child, Kyle Pease had grown up supporting his athlete brothers Brent and Evan from the sidelines. While his condition limited his ability to play sports, it didn't dampen Kyle's passion for them, nor did it stop the Pease family from including Kyle in various excursions. From rolling his wheelchair up Bridal Veil Falls in Yosemite National Park to zipping dow... read more
Matt Brown was flying across the ice, just as his coach wanted. He gained speed as he chased the puck toward his defensive zone. The entire bench had their eyes trained on him, knowing something big was about to happen. And something big did happen--this play was life-changing, in the most unexpected, catastrophic way possible.Just as the puck settled between Matt's skates, he was bumped from ... read more
Jason Khalipa's actions and accomplishments speak for themselves: devoted father, world champion, global businessman. After years of rigorous training, Jason earned the title of Fittest Man on Earth and finished first in the 2008 CrossFit Games. Hard work and insatiable drive paid off, and his company, NCFIT, grew to success. Jason thought he had overcome insurmountable obstacles throughout hi... read more
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I am an experienced ghostwriter of books and blogs, with a background in general book publishing. I am excellent with short timelines.
If you have a book in you, I can help. I am a ghostwriter and developmental editor well versed in both fiction and nonfiction.