Deborah Grandinetti

Deborah Grandinetti - Editor Tick

Maple Shade Township, NJ, USA

Empathic book development editor. Ten years in-house publishing experience. Developed a Rodale bestseller; excel at working with innovators.

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Overview

Are you someone with a meditation or awareness practice? Are you looking for an editor who will resonate with you, and quickly and intuitively "get you" and your project? If so, let's talk and explore our fit. I bring over two decades of experience as a book editor and a similar amount of experience as a student of meditation and other awareness practices. As an editor, I excel at helping clients organize their material so that the book has a clear "through-line" that makes it a joy to read, throughout. I'm also very experienced at adding those touches that bring a book up to a higher level of excellence. As a writer/book development editor, I have Rodale bestseller to my credit and a decade of in-house publishing experience. In terms of content, I am exceedingly well-versed in holistic health, psychology and emotional healing, social entrepreneurship, urban education and youth development.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Health & wellbeing
New Age
Parenting & Families
Psychology
Religion & Spirituality
Self-help & Self-improvement
Sex & Relationships

Work experience

Proprietress

Self-employed
January, 2005 – Present (over 14 years)

At Writing That Hits the Mark, I help innovators in different fields develop the books, blogs, and other media platforms that build their brand. I specialize in developmental editing across a range of media, and in nonfiction book proposal writing. I am very skilled at helping organizations determine how to plan content to engage the different "sub-groups" within the larger target audience. I also excel at helping authors organize their material and create the "through-line" that makes the blog, article, or book a smooth read from start to finish.

► Positioned client’s self-published book, a 1st in the field of postnatal care for mothers, won the “Mom’s Choice Award” from an international organization that reviews thousands of submissions from 55 countries.

Senior Editor

Running Press Book Publishers
September, 2001 – August, 2006 (almost 5 years)

I proposed, developed, and edited trade books, and instrumentally contributed to executive team’s selection of manuscripts to acquire. Additionally, I collaborated with outside authors, as well as in-house designers and production staff.

► Edited “front of the catalogue” titles, including projects with celebrity authors such as Stephen Hawking and James Watson.

► Developed trade books that generated $2.5M in net sales in 1 year, outperforming 2 senior acquisition and development editors.

Portfolio (12 selected works)

Baby Bod: Turn Flab to Fab in 12 Weeks Flat!

Marianne Ryan

A GROUNDBREAKING SELF-CARE PROGRAM FOR PREGNANT AND POSTPARTUM WOMEN, no matter how long it has been since you had your baby. Let BabyBod® get you into the best shape for delivery and then get your sexy back on as a mom! Learn self-care advice for Diastasis Recti, Mommy Tummy, Urinary Leakage (incontinence), Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction, Constipation, Pelvic Pain, and Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Thi... read more

A GROUNDBREAKING SELF-CARE PROGRAM FOR PREGNANT AND POSTPARTUM WOMEN, no matter how long it has been since you had your baby. Let BabyBod® get you into the best shape for delivery and then get your sexy back on as a mom! Learn self-care advice for Diastasis Recti, Mommy Tummy, Urinary Leakage (incontinence), Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction, Constipation, Pelvic Pain, and Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Thi... read more

Entitlemania: How Not to Spoil Your Kids, and What to Do if You Have

Richard Watts

For everything you give your child, you take something away. ENTITLEMANIA IS AN EPIDEMIC. Well-intentioned parents across the country are enabling a ''me'' generation of children who lack the wisdom and satisfaction of accomplishment that only struggle and adversity can bring. As a veteran advisor and legal counsel to America's most successful families, Richard Watts has seen the extremes of e... read more

For everything you give your child, you take something away. ENTITLEMANIA IS AN EPIDEMIC. Well-intentioned parents across the country are enabling a ''me'' generation of children who lack the wisdom and satisfaction of accomplishment that only struggle and adversity can bring. As a veteran advisor and legal counsel to America's most successful families, Richard Watts has seen the extremes of e... read more

Yoga For Suits

Edward Vilga

A mid-afternoon latte isn't the only way to re-charge at work. Yoga for Suits provides more than 33 exhilarating alternatives! So free those scrunched up shoulders, unfrazzle that frizzled brain, and go from fuzzy to focused. Edward Vilga, a certified yoga teacher and private trainer to many high-powered New Yorkers, explains how. In Yoga for Suits, Vilga has assembled a terrific collection of... read more

A mid-afternoon latte isn't the only way to re-charge at work. Yoga for Suits provides more than 33 exhilarating alternatives! So free those scrunched up shoulders, unfrazzle that frizzled brain, and go from fuzzy to focused. Edward Vilga, a certified yoga teacher and private trainer to many high-powered New Yorkers, explains how. In Yoga for Suits, Vilga has assembled a terrific collection of... read more

The Curse of Blessings: Sometimes, the Right Story Can Change Your Life

Mitchell Chefitz

The Curse of Blessings is a paradox. It is a tale of utter simplicity that expresses life's most complex truths. It is a story that can be read in a sitting, but which will stay with you forever. It is life--distilled to its purest element--while revealing the world in all its richness and wonder. The Curse of Blessings takes four characters on a journey that will transform them--or not--depen... read more

The Curse of Blessings is a paradox. It is a tale of utter simplicity that expresses life's most complex truths. It is a story that can be read in a sitting, but which will stay with you forever. It is life--distilled to its purest element--while revealing the world in all its richness and wonder. The Curse of Blessings takes four characters on a journey that will transform them--or not--depen... read more

Retirement Breakthrough: The Safe, Secure Way to Guaranteed Income You Can't Outlive--in Any Economy

Dick Duff

Searching for a safe, sane, proven way to a secure your retirement? Look no further than Retirement Breakthrough. This easy-to-follow, comprehensive guide is packed with financial wisdom relevant for today's turbulent times. This book delivers the key information that will help you breakthrough to a world of financial possibilities--all within your grasp. Relying on more than forty-five years ... read more

Searching for a safe, sane, proven way to a secure your retirement? Look no further than Retirement Breakthrough. This easy-to-follow, comprehensive guide is packed with financial wisdom relevant for today's turbulent times. This book delivers the key information that will help you breakthrough to a world of financial possibilities--all within your grasp. Relying on more than forty-five years ... read more

The Belly Fat Fix: Taming Ghrelin, Your Hunger Hormone, for Quick, Healthy Weight Loss

Marjorie Nolan Cohn

Ever wonder why you can skip meals and cut calories--but never see the scale budge? Or why you keep craving those rich foods that sabotage weight loss?It's easy to blame yourself for a lack of willpower. But the truth is, you can't lose weight and keep it off without balancing your master hunger hormone--ghrelin.Ghrelin is the hormone that tells your body to eat when you're hungry. The right l... read more

Ever wonder why you can skip meals and cut calories--but never see the scale budge? Or why you keep craving those rich foods that sabotage weight loss?It's easy to blame yourself for a lack of willpower. But the truth is, you can't lose weight and keep it off without balancing your master hunger hormone--ghrelin.Ghrelin is the hormone that tells your body to eat when you're hungry. The right l... read more

The Peanuts' Guide To Life

Charles M. Schulz

Positive Living and Health: The Complete Guide to Brain/Body Healing and Mental Empowerment

Mark Bricklin, Mark Golin, Deborah Grandinetti, Alexis Lieberman

Whan it comes to health, it is the thought that counts. This book shows readers, in detail, how to take control of the mind, uncover its hidden potentials, and reward themselves with health and happiness. 50 illustrations.

Whan it comes to health, it is the thought that counts. This book shows readers, in detail, how to take control of the mind, uncover its hidden potentials, and reward themselves with health and happiness. 50 illustrations.

Across the Table: An International Oil Negotiator Navigates the Choppy Waters of Global Intrigue

William A. Young

Amazon Best SellerA CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL ODYSSEY as much as a manual on negotiations, Across the Table will prepare you to negotiate both in high-stakes business environments and in everyday situations."Oil is rarely found in nice places," William A. Young observes. An international oil negotiator from the 1980s into the new millennium, Young has negotiated with Russians adapting to the new... read more

Amazon Best SellerA CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL ODYSSEY as much as a manual on negotiations, Across the Table will prepare you to negotiate both in high-stakes business environments and in everyday situations."Oil is rarely found in nice places," William A. Young observes. An international oil negotiator from the 1980s into the new millennium, Young has negotiated with Russians adapting to the new... read more

Toward Truth, Freedom, Fitness, and Decency: Book I of the Flourish Series

Mark W. Bitz

Why does the U.S. stagnate and how do we bridge our cultural divide? ?What causes some populations to flourish and others to subsist? What perspectives and practices optimize our well-being? Author Mark Bitz has been thinking about these questions for over forty years. The answers to them have been millions of years in the making; they come from the evolution of life, the human condition, our ... read more

Why does the U.S. stagnate and how do we bridge our cultural divide? ?What causes some populations to flourish and others to subsist? What perspectives and practices optimize our well-being? Author Mark Bitz has been thinking about these questions for over forty years. The answers to them have been millions of years in the making; they come from the evolution of life, the human condition, our ... read more

Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance

Kelly Starrett, Glen Cordoza

LEARN HOW TO HACK HUMAN MOVEMENTJoin the movement that has reached millions of athletes and coaches; learn how to perform basic maintenance on your body, unlock your human potential, live pain free…and become a Supple Leopard.Improve your athletic performance, extend your athletic career, treat body stiffness and achy joints, and rehabilitate injuries—all without having to seek out a coach, do... read more

LEARN HOW TO HACK HUMAN MOVEMENTJoin the movement that has reached millions of athletes and coaches; learn how to perform basic maintenance on your body, unlock your human potential, live pain free…and become a Supple Leopard.Improve your athletic performance, extend your athletic career, treat body stiffness and achy joints, and rehabilitate injuries—all without having to seek out a coach, do... read more

Simultaneous Orgasm: And Other Joys of Sexual Intimacy

Michael Riskin, Anita Banker-Riskin, Deborah Grandinetti

The first book solely dedicated to helping couples achieve simultaneous orgasm, this work is based on the premise that seeking new experiences and intimacies within a relationship is crucial to its health and longevity. This book describes a method for partners who want to experience simultaneous and multiple simultaneous orgasms at will. 12 photos.

The first book solely dedicated to helping couples achieve simultaneous orgasm, this work is based on the premise that seeking new experiences and intimacies within a relationship is crucial to its health and longevity. This book describes a method for partners who want to experience simultaneous and multiple simultaneous orgasms at will. 12 photos.

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