I diagnose manuscripts and provide compassionate support for finishing.
As a managing editor, I brought more than ten years of writing, editing, and coaching experience to my role of helping authors through the multi-week process of publishing their book, beginning with a draft manuscript and ending with a published ebook. My responsibilities included facilitating timelines and helping authors meet deadlines regarding developing, writing, and publishing their books.
As senior managing editor, in addition to managing editor responsibilities, I trained managing editors and taught writing skills to authors.
As publisher, I managed the editorial staff and facilitated the publishing process.
As a freelance editor, I conducted editorial assessments of manuscripts.
I coached writers to write more like themselves, write for publication, and reach their writing goals. Services included substantive editing, copy editing, editorial assessment, and ghostwriting.
At last, gay love is here to stay.In the era of mobile apps, the gay dating census (aka #BaeBuffet) is literally in the palm of your hands. But how do you sift through all the digital smoke and glitter to find a heart of gold? Enter certified matchmaker and love coach, Amari Ice, and his twelve-step RELATIONSHIP Process. In Lasting Love at Last, the gay relationship guru will show you:How to a... read more
Witty, observant, and full of cringe-worthy confessions and heartwarming encouragement, Confessions celebrates both running and life. Part Bridget Jones, part Forrest Gump, Dana Ayers chronicles her awkward mishaps and adventures in transitioning from childhood bookworm to accidental accomplished athlete. Over the last ten years, Ayers has completed a vast array of races. She runs them all whi... read more
Make ‘Em Beg To Work For You: Find, Hire, Manage, Reward, and Release All-star Players to Help Make your Dream a RealityIf you are like most solopreneurs or small business owners, the desire to make your dreams come true at a bigger level requires a team that can understand your vision and get stuff done. Unfortunately, it can seem impossible, especially with the cultural differences between G... read more
With climate change in the news, an urban core that has reached boiling point, and many children growing up without role models and with limited dreams, where is hope? There is a quiet experiment in Milwaukee that is turning heads. It starts with the simplicity of getting a city kid exploring their neighborhood park. How is it that so much life, community, and opportunity can grow from this un... read more
The self-published sensation and UK bestseller that has helped thousands touched by cancer. “I have cancer. Cancer does not have me.” Sophie Sabbage was forty-eight years old, happily married, and mother to a four-year-old daughter when she was diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer. Since that shocking diagnosis, she has been on a remarkable journey of healing and renewal that has reshaped her... read more
Do you wonder or worry about your gender or sexual feelings?Do you have unanswered questions about your gender or sexual feelings? Are you worried about what other people might think of you if they knew? Or do you know someone who is struggling with their identity and you don't know how to help? You are not alone.Dr. Ron Holt has spoken to thousands of college-age students to help them make se... read more
If you kill your bookkeeper, who will write the bail check?Are you paying good money for an accountant and bookkeeper, but still lack enough confidence in your company’s financials to answer critical money questions? Do you sit up at night processing and reprocessing unresolved questions about how to keep your business on a solid financial footing or nurture it to the next level? Do you feel l... read more
After two decades in the study and practice of medicine, Sarah Seidelmann took a three month sabbatical to search for a way to feel good again. Having witnessed human suffering early in her career and within her own family, she longed for a way to address more than just the physical needs of her patients and to live in a lighter, more conscious way.Swimming with Elephants tells the eccentric, ... read more
Discussing everything from diet and exercise to stress and emotion management, Live Your Life, Not Your Diagnosis provides tools readers can use immediately to help them feel better while living with a diagnosis. Written by a master certified mindset coach who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2000, readers won’t find negative, scary stories about how a diagnosis will hurt them. Instead... read more
Leaving the Castle uses myth and fairy tales to explore what happens inside ourselves after the collapse of a marriage, as we search for the confidence to start over. It is almost impossible to make a huge life change using only the conscious logical mind. Stories and fairy tales help us tap into stronger, faster, and more cunning unconscious parts of our psyches. They show us how to gain clar... read more
Would you like to be more profitable than you currently are?Why aren’t you already more profitable? If you’ve reached a level of success as a business leader or entrepreneur, the chances are your life is pretty good. Yet there’s a dilemma.Deep down, you want more – more impact, more contribution, more freedom, and more profitability. But where you are is pretty comfortable – and it seems very ... read more
What does twisting your body into poses named after animals have to do with trauma recovery? Everything. If you’ve ever wondered how yoga can inform trauma recovery and help us cope with extreme stress, this book is for you.Author Lisa Danylchuk has taught yoga as a healing modality in schools, prisons, recovery centers, and to traumatized populations abroad in Kenya, Haiti, and Tibet. In Embo... read more
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I’m a developmental editor who has worked with star writers and beginners. I specialize in memoir, personal growth, and LGBTQ+ projects.
Freelance developmental editor, with a focus on thriller fiction, travel/memoir non-fiction, and LGBTQ+ writing.