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Desmond Peeples

Desmond Peeples - Editor

Montpelier, VT, United States

Overview

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs LGBTQ (non fiction) Social & Behavioral Sciences
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade Fantasy LGBTQ Literature Science Fiction Short Story Young Adult & Teen
Works with
Wordpress

Certifications

  • Inbound Marketing

Work experience

Owner

Self-employed
June, 2017 – Present (7 months)

Inbeditor. is the DBA name under which I offer a range of creative services targeted toward authors and small publishers, arts and culture nonprofits, and social justice organizations. In addition to these services, I produce articles and original content examining the past, present, and future of media and the arts in society.

Founder & Executive Director

The Rove
November, 2015 – June, 2017 (over 1 year)

Freelance Editor & Author Assistant

Self-employed
January, 2015 – March, 2016 (about 1 year)

Associate Literary Agent

The Dede Cummings Agency
September, 2014 – September, 2015 (about 1 year)

Editorial Assistant

Green Writers Press
July, 2014 – September, 2015 (about 1 year)

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Mount Island Magazine
May, 2014 – November, 2015 (over 1 year)

Portfolio (10 selected works)

Polly and the One and Only World

Don Bredes

Don Bredes's new young adult (YA) fantasy is called Polly and the One and Only World. Don's first novel, Hard Feelings, was an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults in 1977, a New York Times Notable Book, and a 20th Century Fox feature film.Polly and the One and Only World is set in a much-diminished future America called the Christian Protectorates, a poor country ravaged by... read more

Don Bredes's new young adult (YA) fantasy is called Polly and the One and Only World. Don's first novel, Hard Feelings, was an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults in 1977, a New York Times Notable Book, and a 20th Century Fox feature film.Polly and the One and Only World is set in a much-diminished future America called the Christian Protectorates, a poor country ravaged by... read more

The Hidden Forest

Daintry Jensen

Nantucket Island in the summertime— a dream come true, right? Not for twelve year old Adelaide, whose father died a year earlier and now has one ambition in life: to be a great explorer and adventuress like her idol, Amelia Earhart. Adelaide loves fantasizing about the future exotic places she’ll travel to, to help her escape what’s really going on. To Adelaide, going to her grandparent’s hous... read more

Nantucket Island in the summertime— a dream come true, right? Not for twelve year old Adelaide, whose father died a year earlier and now has one ambition in life: to be a great explorer and adventuress like her idol, Amelia Earhart. Adelaide loves fantasizing about the future exotic places she’ll travel to, to help her escape what’s really going on. To Adelaide, going to her grandparent’s hous... read more

What’s the Story?: Reflections On A Life Grown Long

Sydney Lea

What’s the Story? Reflections on a Life Grown Long is, in many ways, a kaleidoscopic chronicle of this ongoing search. By turns elegiac, humorous, sad, joyful, angry –and often many of these at once– this book of extremely short prose reflections entertains an abiding question for Lea: to what extent does “my” version of what happens in this life and in the world at large coincide with some im... read more

What’s the Story? Reflections on a Life Grown Long is, in many ways, a kaleidoscopic chronicle of this ongoing search. By turns elegiac, humorous, sad, joyful, angry –and often many of these at once– this book of extremely short prose reflections entertains an abiding question for Lea: to what extent does “my” version of what happens in this life and in the world at large coincide with some im... read more

Mastering the Art of Psychotherapy: The Principles Of Effective Psychological Change, Challenging The Boundaries Of Self-Expression

William Symes

Mastering the Art of Psychotherapy is a complete manual on the practice of psychotherapy, principally designed to help clinical professionals and graduate students improve their diagnostic skills, develop treatment strategies, broaden therapeutic techniques, and further their understanding of the workings of the human psyche. William Symes has provided a mechanics manual for the personality, d... read more

Mastering the Art of Psychotherapy is a complete manual on the practice of psychotherapy, principally designed to help clinical professionals and graduate students improve their diagnostic skills, develop treatment strategies, broaden therapeutic techniques, and further their understanding of the workings of the human psyche. William Symes has provided a mechanics manual for the personality, d... read more

Objects of Desire: A Showcase of Modern Erotic Products and the Creative Minds Behind Them

Rita Catinella Orrell

The world of erotic product design is revealed in this curated showcase of over 100 beautifully crafted objects and the creative minds behind them. The latest adult toys, jewelry, and accessories from leading companies, as well as intriguing prototypes, are featured. Each product, from high-tech gadgets to handcrafted pieces of art, is presented with concise descriptions in a minimal graphic f... read more

The world of erotic product design is revealed in this curated showcase of over 100 beautifully crafted objects and the creative minds behind them. The latest adult toys, jewelry, and accessories from leading companies, as well as intriguing prototypes, are featured. Each product, from high-tech gadgets to handcrafted pieces of art, is presented with concise descriptions in a minimal graphic f... read more

Contemporary Vermont Fiction: An Anthology

Contemporary Vermont Fiction: An Anthology is a 244-page collection of short fiction by established Vermont-based writers, each rendering their own unique and diverse perspectives on the cultural and physical landscape of the Green Mountain State. Featuring stories by Howard Frank Mosher, Annie Proulx, Wallace Stegner, Megan Mayhew Bergman, Castle Freeman, Jr., Peter Gould, Ellen Lesser, Jeffr... read more

Contemporary Vermont Fiction: An Anthology is a 244-page collection of short fiction by established Vermont-based writers, each rendering their own unique and diverse perspectives on the cultural and physical landscape of the Green Mountain State. Featuring stories by Howard Frank Mosher, Annie Proulx, Wallace Stegner, Megan Mayhew Bergman, Castle Freeman, Jr., Peter Gould, Ellen Lesser, Jeffr... read more

According to Coach (Between the Boys of Colton: Singles Book 2)

Milton Yearly

Landon Willamette's track coach always says to run as close to naked as possible. Landon agrees—but only because all the stares make him... excited. So most afternoons he leaves the house in nothing but some skimpy running shorts. For a quiet guy like him, it's an easy way to show off his body.Whether running through town with his varsity teammates, or just stopping by his crush's bedroom wind... read more

Landon Willamette's track coach always says to run as close to naked as possible. Landon agrees—but only because all the stares make him... excited. So most afternoons he leaves the house in nothing but some skimpy running shorts. For a quiet guy like him, it's an easy way to show off his body.Whether running through town with his varsity teammates, or just stopping by his crush's bedroom wind... read more

The Position of Advantage (Between the Boys of Colton: Singles Book 3)

Milton Yearly

The senior boys on Colton Unified's varsity wrestling team know there's nothing hotter than a tight singlet. Things never fail to get steamy when they party after a win—but when the circle jerks start, burly, ultra-straight bro David Rizzo always excuses himself.That is, until he breaks up with his girlfriend, and he starts daydreaming about his new lab partner—Alden Link.The Position of Advan... read more

The senior boys on Colton Unified's varsity wrestling team know there's nothing hotter than a tight singlet. Things never fail to get steamy when they party after a win—but when the circle jerks start, burly, ultra-straight bro David Rizzo always excuses himself.That is, until he breaks up with his girlfriend, and he starts daydreaming about his new lab partner—Alden Link.The Position of Advan... read more

Why I Ride: Because a Bike Pedal Lasts Longer Than a Gas Tank

Hollie McNish

“Hollie McNish is breaking boundaries and showing that poetry has a place and a role in the 21st century.” ―James McMahon, CBS Tennessee Celebrate the ride–its joy, its labor, its freedom. In our world of fossil fuel dependence, insisting on the value and beauty of riding a bicycle is a subversive and necessary act. And, as any rider will tell you, the act is fun! Why I Ride is an ode to the e... read more

“Hollie McNish is breaking boundaries and showing that poetry has a place and a role in the 21st century.” ―James McMahon, CBS Tennessee Celebrate the ride–its joy, its labor, its freedom. In our world of fossil fuel dependence, insisting on the value and beauty of riding a bicycle is a subversive and necessary act. And, as any rider will tell you, the act is fun! Why I Ride is an ode to the e... read more

A Hundred Million Years of Nectar Dances

Richard Jarrette

A Hundred Million Years of Nectar Dances is a poetry cycle of singular beauty in nature and reveals an inherent Buddhist quality. Jarrette’s poems are clear and meditative, unfailingly beautiful. They are self-aware but not self-obsessed, singing with the ecstatic humility of a mystic or shaman as they join all the subjects of a life well lived within nature that is ever present. The poems dan... read more

A Hundred Million Years of Nectar Dances is a poetry cycle of singular beauty in nature and reveals an inherent Buddhist quality. Jarrette’s poems are clear and meditative, unfailingly beautiful. They are self-aware but not self-obsessed, singing with the ecstatic humility of a mystic or shaman as they join all the subjects of a life well lived within nature that is ever present. The poems dan... read more

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