My work as an author coach started as a personal favor. Having worked with founders and CEO's in tech startups for many years, I didn't think I had much to offer the writer community. As it turns out, the challenges faced by both groups are almost identical. Product creators that become entrepreneurs are expected to function in a number of different roles within their company. All of which are mission critical. As a coach, I help independent authors develop the skills they need to successfully manage and grow their publishing business.
Originally started as a non-fiction author cooperative, it became clear that the processes and systems we needed to build a successful publishing company needed to be brought in-house. We consolidated the team and pivoted to the fiction market. Entertainment proved to be a better long-term return, so rather than use a cumbersome acquisitions process, we contracted several new writers. We've now published 27 titles in every commercial genre (romance, mystery / thriller, scifi / fantasy) for both adults and children.
My work in digital marketing started with building websites and buying pay-per-click ads for local businesses that were concerned about the decline of their phone book leads. From there, we evolved to a full-service digital agency that served clients such as Disney, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Scotts, and MetLife. After the agency was acquired in 2008, we used the capital to create a private equity firm that invested in digital-first companies. To this day, I maintain my role as the lead digital strategist and operating partner for the entire portfolio.
Merc:His name is Merc.He has no past.No future.Only a thirst for revenge against the traitor who betrayed his team and his country – Agent Jack Mankel. When he’s handed a mission to rescue a sitting US senator’s daughter from the traitor’s clutches, Merc jumps at his chance for vengeance, never dreaming the girl he rescued could be his downfall… Nightshade:She walks in the night.She is a shado... read more
Is the Living Blade real or just a legend?With it… Prince Bashan could win back his kingdom.Master Telen Diaz can free himself of the burden from his past.Owen Smith sees a once-in-a-lifetime chance to gain untold knowledge.… but for Noraya Smith, the Living Blade will bring nothing but suffering and sorrow."Realistic, character-driven fantasy that manages to both sever limbs and warm the hear... read more
For Love Would You Break the Vow Made on Your Mother's Deathbed?...Can you forgive yourself if you don't?Everything in my life has led up to this moment. Everyone is counting on me,But all I see is her. When they took her from me, they set me on this path. I lost her once, never again.Now, I will do anything to get her back. Even if it means leaving my city unprotectedEven...breaking the vow m... read more
What if everything you thought about yourself was false?Anna Sophia always knew she was different. Her past is a mystery. Discovered living with wild bears in Russia as a baby, she’s not like everyone else in the Swiss orphanage where she now lives. But it’s not until she turns thirteen that she finds out her secret.A letter from her long-dead mother explains the truth: Anna Sophia is a witch.... read more
He was Ice.Sheriff Bo Lawson was everything a retired Marine Special Operations Operator should be. Cold. Calculating. Calm in all situations. He handled terrorists and too drunk locals without blinking, until a couple of dead bodies show up in his small town, throwing his controlled environment into chaos.She was fire.Cheri Boudreaux, manager of the local bar, lives her life by one rule – wor... read more
ChaseThe devil’s in the details and I like to keep them vague. I’m filthy rich, filthy mouthed, filthy in the bedroom and in the boardroom. I’ve never met a woman I couldn’t charm. Into my penthouse and out of her panties. Socialites like a guy with…ahem…assets. Even better if he's smart and loyal. And I get everything I want whenever I want it.Until I meet her.Sexy, smart, Chastity. Unexpecte... read more
Sexy East Coast playboy, Nolan Banks, is disturbing my perfectly buttoned-up life. He sleeps with celebrities, jets around the globe and thumbs his nose at the tabloids.And every time he gets drunk and photographed with some random harlot claiming she's pregnant with his love child, I get the call.Clean it up, Charlie.Nolan's mess.You see, I'm Charlene de Monaco, Nolan's corporate attorney.The... read more
I'm Adam Spencer. Star center for the Minnesota Caribou professional hockey team. I've sworn off women because I caught my fiancée with my brother. Now, they're both dead to me. They represent pain and betrayal. I've never known a goal I couldn't score - or a girl I couldn't score with. Until I see her curled up in a sexy ball in my hospital room. Julia Wales is lush, smart, more determined th... read more
What if everything you thought about yourself was false?Anna Sophia recently discovered that she is a witch. Now, she is about to realize another startling truth: her father is alive. Worse yet, he has been kidnapped by a fearsome Russian sorceress and needs Anna’s help.With her best friend Lauraleigh in tow, Anna flies to Siberia to rescue her estranged father. The pair confront werewolves, g... read more
Middle school isn't easy for anyone, especially not Max Lapin. He gets bullied, has anxieties about almost everything (including seeing his own blood) and has a crush on the smartest girl in his class. But through it all, 12-year-old Max finds solace in his favorite sport. Soccer.When a government contractor destroys their favorite soccer pitch, Max falls into disarray. It doesn’t help that th... read more
He wanted nothing but revenge…until her.Mack Grey wants one thing in his life: vengeance for the ex-CIA operative who betrayed his team, Jack Mankel. And he’s finally got the traitor within grasp, all he has to do is catch a hop across the Congo and capture his enemy.He had no idea the depths to which Mankel’s evil could reach.She never thought she could love again…until him.All single-mother ... read more
CallumThe proof’s in the pudding and I’m the top contract lawyer in NYC. I'm a filthy rich, playboy workaholic that doesn’t have time for a relationship. Women equal fun, and I cut them loose once I’m through. Lucky for me, the corporate climbers in this fast-paced city are just as cutthroat as I am. We keep it light and tight. That way, no one gets hurt. Why buy the cow when you can get the m... read more
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