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Gail Pallotta

Gail Pallotta - Editor

Goergia, USA

English major, former magazine editor, proofreader, perfectionist,author, swimmer who loves God, walks on the beach and beautiful sunsets

Overview

Award-winning author Gail Pallotta holds a Bachelor's Degree in English and has worked as an editor for technical and company publications, where she edited copy, interviewed subjects and composed feature articles, proofread copy, wrote press releases and edited or wrote technical articles. A former regional writer of the year for American Christian Writers Association, she won Clash of the Titles, an online fiction contest in 2010. A 2013 Grace Awards Finalist, she's been a best-selling author on All Romance eBooks and in Amazon's paid kindle store. Credits include three books, two short stories and two hundred articles. Some of Gail's articles appear in anthologies while two are in museums. Gail has been a Sunday school teacher, a swim-team coordinator and an after-school literary instructor. She's a wife, Mom and swimmer who loves God, beach sunsets and getting together with friends and family.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Christian Classics Crime & Mystery Fantasy Historical Fiction Holiday Humor & Comedy Inspirational Literature Romance Science Fiction Thriller Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Antiques & Collectibles Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Christian (Non-Fiction) Economics Health & wellbeing History Sports & outdoor recreation Travel

Certifications

  • Bachelors degree in English
  • Publications certificate
  • Graduate of LongRidge Writers Group
  • Graduate of Institute of Children's Literature
  • Graduate of Institute of Children's Literature novel course

Awards

  • Regional Writer of the Year, American Christian Writers Association, 2004; Who's Who in Writers, Editors and Poets, 1988 and 1992-1993, Clash of the Titles Winner, 2010, 2013 Grace Awards Finalist
  • Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 1995
  • Cambridge Dictionary of International Biography, 1995

Work experience

Editor

Colonial Pipeline Company

December, 1966 – December, 1968 (about 2 years)

Wrote feature articles about company employees, covered company functions, took photos, edited industry articles to use in the magazine and handled the publication layout

Public Relations Department

Life Insurance Company of Georgia

December, 1964 – December, 1966 (about 2 years)

Wrote press releases, articles for the company magazine and weekly newsletter. Interviewed employees for feature articles in the magazine. Helped with conventions.

Assistant Editor

WRC Smith Publishing Company

December, 1963 – December, 1964 (about 1 year)

Edited articles and cropped photos for the trade magazine, Lighting.

Portfolio (2 selected works)

STOPPED COLD

Gail Pallotta

~ 2014 Revised Edition ~ Things aren't what they seem in peaceful Mistville, North Carolina. Margaret McWhorter enjoys a laid-back Freshman year in high school flirting with Jimmy Willmore, swimming and hanging out with friends—until that day. Her brother, Sean, suffers a stroke from taking a steroid. Now he's lying unconscious in a hospital. Margaret's angry at her dad for pushing Sean to be ... read more

~ 2014 Revised Edition ~ Things aren't what they seem in peaceful Mistville, North Carolina. Margaret McWhorter enjoys a laid-back Freshman year in high school flirting with Jimmy Willmore, swimming and hanging out with friends—until that day. Her brother, Sean, suffers a stroke from taking a steroid. Now he's lying unconscious in a hospital. Margaret's angry at her dad for pushing Sean to be ... read more

Mountain of Love and Danger: Jack's Beanstalk Rescue

Gail Pallotta

Jack Greenthumb finds romance in Fairwilde Kingdom—a different day—a different girl. Then a cruel mystery begins. Dad’s beaten, the family farm destroyed and Jack’s true love, Gwendolyn Bante, kidnapped. Jack’s undercover operation reveals Gwenie’s a captive atop a mountain accessible only by helicopter. Reaching her is a dangerous expedition even for a champion rock climber like Jack. However... read more

Jack Greenthumb finds romance in Fairwilde Kingdom—a different day—a different girl. Then a cruel mystery begins. Dad’s beaten, the family farm destroyed and Jack’s true love, Gwendolyn Bante, kidnapped. Jack’s undercover operation reveals Gwenie’s a captive atop a mountain accessible only by helicopter. Reaching her is a dangerous expedition even for a champion rock climber like Jack. However... read more

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