Founding editor of Elevation Editorial, a freelance editorial service that offers developmental editing, line editing, copy editing, professional critiques, and professional publishing proposals to authors.
Acquiring and project editor for all titles under the Mandala Publishing and Earth Aware Editions imprints (10-12 books per year) and project editor for Insight Editions. As the only editor working on the Mandala & Earth Aware imprints, I collaborated closely with authors, designers, salespeople, and marketers throughout the acquisitions, editorial, design, and production phases of publishing.
The Journey Within
New York Times Best Seller || IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards - Body, Mind, Spirit: GOLD || 2016 Nautilus Award - Inner Prosperity / Right Livelihood: GOLD
World of Warcraft: The Official Cookbook
IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards - Cookbooks: GOLD || IPPY Awards - General Cookbooks: BRONZE
Shadows of the Sun Dynasty
IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards - Teen Fiction: SILVER || 2016 Nautilus Award - Religion / Spirituality of Eastern Thought: SILVER
2017 PubWest Book Design Awards - Gift / Holiday / Specialty: GOLD
A doubly disgraced dwarven hero. A band of accident-prone adventurers. Giving redemption a second shot may have been a grave mistake…Still bruised and heartbroken from their last calamitous quest, Gorm Ingerson and his band of washed-up heroes try to make amends for the Orcs they accidentally betrayed. But justice is put on hold when an old foe marches to the city gates. Gorm is horrified to d... read more
The ocean is uncontrollable and dangerous. But to the sirens who swim the warm island waters, it’s a home more than worth protecting from the humans and their steam-propelled ships. Between their hypnotic voices and the strength of their powerful tails, sirens have little to fear. That is, until the ruthless pirate captain, Kian, creates a device to cancel out their songs. Perle was the first ... read more
When life gave Fenrir Goldson a second chance, he asked for a gift receipt.Mr. Goldson is filthy rich. He’s also callous and cruel and hasn’t got a festive bone in his ancient body. Naturally, he’s due for a holiday haunting.When his business partner, Bolbi Baggs, announces that they’re to be visited by three spirits, Mr. Goldson braces himself for a whirlwind tour of his past, present, and fu... read more
This grimoire from the baddest witch around will teach potential slayers and aspiring wiccans everything they’ll ever need to know about magic in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Every good witch has a grimoire, and Willow Rosenberg is no exception. The Official Grimoire is the first and only truly comprehensive collection of every magical moment from all seven seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, hu... read more
Prepare a feast fit for a warchief with World of Warcraft: The Official Cookbook, a delicious compendium of recipes inspired by Blizzard Entertainment’s hit online game.Prepare a feast fit for a warchief with World of Warcraft: The Official Cookbook, a compendium of sweet and savory recipes inspired by the hit game from Blizzard Entertainment. Presenting delicacies favored by the Horde and the... read more
Fierce twenty-two-year-old Addy hasn't had the easiest of circumstances. Then she runs into Adriel, a half-naked young man with major back burns, kickstarting a series of disasters in her life, mainly her younger brother Reed disappearing into thin air with a strange man. She immediately suspects Adriel is the culprit. After all, Reed's kidnapper had the exact same burn marks on his back.Adrie... read more
Keith has always wanted to make a difference, but as a regular guy surrounded by superheroes, that dream has always seemed unattainable. That is, until he’s tapped for Shuteye, a secret government program founded in case of apocalypse—and in Keith’s world, the end of the world can come in many forms. From a meteor on a collision course with Earth to the always-possible threat of nuclear war, t... read more
Cryogenesis is a dual narrative of discovery, shifting between the towering starscrapers of a futuristic Earth to the post-apocalyptic landscape of fallen super-cities.In the year 2994, Ambassador Jance Lorège is nearly killed alongside her friend and colleague in a government cover-up. Jance then decides to turn against everything she holds dear and allies with Avery Thorne, a member of an el... read more
Seven gods, seven moons, seven tribes, and one planet. Each moon orbiting the planet Chancel is the sovereign domain of one of the gods, and when a human dies on the planet, they are resurrected into lunar life on the moon of their tribe’s deity. For Rin’za, an initiate oracle of a time-scrying agency, life on Chancel is peaceful and predictable. Then he receives a prophecy that a child sacrif... read more
Part fiction, history, and mythology, this unconventional retelling of the life of divine spiritual master Guru Nanak, founder of the Sikh religion and revered by Muslims and Hindus alike, provides an intimate look at the enlightened Guru while bringing his ancient wisdom to a modern audience.From the best-selling author of Ganesha Goes to Lunch and Rumi’s Tales from the Silk Road comes an ori... read more
Filled with chakra activation charts, images and descriptions of over eight hundred poses, and Sanskrit translation guides, this comprehensive encyclopedia makes the spirituality, practice, and language of yoga more accessible than ever before.Packed with over eight hundred individual poses performed by renowned practitioner Yogrishi Vishvketu, Yogasana: The Encyclopedia of Yoga Poses is the m... read more
Reformatted into a new, smaller size, the masterful Indra Sharma’s celebrated collection of traditional spiritual Indian paintings is now more affordable than ever. With painstaking detail put into each illustration, these beautiful works of art highlightExpressing his spirituality through art, Sharma’s unique masterpieces are meant to inspire peace and reflection in the viewer. With sections ... read more
Discover the multifaceted culture of the African Maasai through the journal entries and photos of a young Western woman who lived among them.
The town Alex calls home has always felt safe to her, until three girls her age are found dead. When Alex's father forces her mother to skip town with him, possibly for good, they leave Alex behind to fend for herself and unfold years of lies they have built her life upon. Jaze, who has been invisible by her side for months, appears just in time to eliminate any normality that remained in her ... read more
Discover the biggest issue in conservation today. This companion to the documentary Cowspiracy explores the impacts of the most environmentally destructive industry on the planet: animal agriculture. The award-winning documentary Cowspiracy presents alarming truths about the effects of animal agriculture on the planet. One of the leading causes of deforestation, greenhouse gas production, wate... read more
Within the heart of every woman lies a champion just waiting to be unleashed. In You Go Girl: 25 Ways to Step into Your Greatness, author and motivational speaker Chandra Broadnax-Payne will take you on an empowering, step-by-step journey of self-discovery, acceptance, and self-love. Through down-to-earth language, relatable and funny personal anecdotes, and reflection questions at the end of ... read more
Discover the man behind the movement in this intimate biography of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).In 1965, a seventy-year-old man—soon to be known as Prabhupada—set sail from India to America with a few books in his bag, pennies in his pockets, and a message of love in his heart. He landed in New York at the peak of t... read more
Explore the uncharted Amazon with acclaimed botanist and pioneering Amazonian explorer, Richard Evans Schultes, guided by an intimate narrative that supplements his photography of indigenous tribes, hallucinogenic plants, stunning vistas, and much more.
Pet cats don’t just eat, sleep, and manipulate humans. Some, like Mett, are wise teachers who make deep, permanent changes to their beloved humans’ lives in ways that other humans cannot. To Tame a Human: A Dying Cat Taught Me How to Live is Mett’s account of how his incurable illness—kidney failure—forced his guardian, Bee Monarch, to face her weaknesses. She had to change her relationship to... read more
Insightful quotes written in Tibetan calligraphy are paired with photos of Buddhas from around the world to create this collection of timeless iconography. Calligraphy has held an honored place in the spiritual traditions of Tibet. Monks dedicate their lives to mastering the many subtleties of the art, often spending years transcribing sacred Buddhist manuscripts. The carefully composed lines ... read more
Set in a world of kings and queens, celestial battles, invisible foes, and family rivalries, this epic tale forges legends in the fires of betrayal and prophecy.In this one-of-a-kind trilogy based on the Ramayana, the darkness in the kingdom of Ayodhya continues to spread as Rama, rightful heir and favored son of King Dasharatha, is cast out of the city after an unthinkable betrayal. Facing a ... read more
Art Wolfe’s immersive photos capture the wonder humans have felt about trees for millennia.From the biblical Tree of Life to the Native American Tree of Peace, trees have played an archetypal role in human culture and spirituality since time immemorial. An integral part of a variety of faiths—from Buddhism and Hinduism to Native American and aboriginal religions—trees were venerated long befor... read more
Companion to the film Fantastic Fungi. Contributions from Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, Eugenia Bone, and many more expterts make Fantastic Fungi an awe-inspiring visual journey through the exotic, little-known realm of fungi and its amazing potential to positively influence our lives.An all-star team of professional and amateur mycologists, artists, foodies, ecologists, doctors, and explorers ... read more
Silent Kingdom reveals the world beneath the waves in an ethereal collection of black-and-white underwater photography. Through stunning black-and-white images, award-winning photographer Christian Vizl uses a masterful control of light and shadow to portray the creatures of the sea as they are rarely seen, at home in the ethereal world beneath the waves. From capturing the ferocity of sharks ... read more
Welcome to the royal city of Ayodhya, a realm ruled by the Sun dynasty, where peace reigns among the citizens while discord simmers behind the palace walls. A prophecy predicts that a son of the Sun dynasty will slay the immortal Ravana and defeat his demon army—but how will a mere human succeed where all the gods have failed?Meanwhile, Ayodhya’s emperor is torn between his own needs and the n... read more
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Science fiction and fantasy editor (English and French). I emphasize on world creation, point of view/viewpoint and delivery of information.
Friendly and experienced copyeditor and proofreader with a passion for middle grade and young adult fiction and non-fiction.