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Jenna Glatzer

Jenna Glatzer - Ghostwriter

Long Island, NY, United States

Bestselling author and ghostwriter for fascinating people.

Overview

Award-winning and bestselling author or ghostwriter of 27 books for publishers including Simon & Schuster, Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, McGraw-Hill, and others. Celine Dion's authorized biographer and the author of a Marilyn Monroe biography authorized by her estate.

My primarily focuses are memoir/biography, business and leadership, health, psychology, self-help, and children's educational.

Writing contest judge for Writer's Digest and ASJA, writing instructor for the Omega Institute.

Dozens of articles published in magazines, newspapers, and websites, including the Washington Post, The Establishment, and Salon.

One of my books was the basis of a Lifetime TV movie (The Pregnancy Project) ; another is in development.

My books have been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, E! News, The View, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and many other shows.

Services
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade Children's Picture Books
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Children's Books (Non-Fiction) Entertainment Health & wellbeing Parenting & Families Psychology Self-help & Self-improvement

Awards

  • International Latino Book Award, 1st Place
  • ALA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults - Top Ten
  • ALA Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
  • CA Eureka Excellence in Nonfiction - Gold Award
  • IRA Young Adults' Choices
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award Master List
  • True Crime Book Award - Winner
  • Amazon: Best Book of the Month, Business & Leadership
  • Abraham Lincoln Book Award Master List
  • Ajijic International Film Festival's "Best Screenplay"

Work experience

Freelance editor

Hay House, McGraw-Hill, Harper Business

January, 2010 – Present (almost 7 years)

I am frequently called in when an author has turned in a manuscript that needs more than a staff editor can provide in terms of time and developmental work. Books I've edited have won numerous awards.

Ghostwriter

Many publishers

January, 2000 – Present (almost 17 years)

My clients' books have been published by Simon & Schuster, Penguin Random House, Hachette, McGraw-Hill, Andrews McMeel, HCI, Tyndale House, and many others. I've worked with celebrities and non-celebrities: doctors, CEOs, business leaders, athletes, and just "regular people" with fascinating stories to tell.

Portfolio (17 selected works)

Celine Dion: For Keeps

Jenna Glatzer

Drawing on the personal archives of Celine and her family, this collector's edition compiles beautiful and elegant photographs of the performer with some of her favorite mementos.* Includes more than 20 facsimiles of Celine Dion memorabilia stored in vellum envelopesMore About Celine DionCeline Dion has long been one of the world's most admired performers. Her unique blend of brilliant talent ... read more

Drawing on the personal archives of Celine and her family, this collector's edition compiles beautiful and elegant photographs of the performer with some of her favorite mementos.* Includes more than 20 facsimiles of Celine Dion memorabilia stored in vellum envelopesMore About Celine DionCeline Dion has long been one of the world's most admired performers. Her unique blend of brilliant talent ... read more

The Pregnancy Project: A Memoir

Gaby Rodriguez

When Gaby faked a pregnancy to challenge stereotypes, she also changed her life. A compelling memoir from an inspirational teenage activist.Growing up, Gaby Rodriguez was often told she would end up a teen mom. After all, her mother and her older sisters had gotten pregnant as teenagers; from an outsider’s perspective, it was practically a family tradition. Gaby had ambitions that didn’t inclu... read more

When Gaby faked a pregnancy to challenge stereotypes, she also changed her life. A compelling memoir from an inspirational teenage activist.Growing up, Gaby Rodriguez was often told she would end up a teen mom. After all, her mother and her older sisters had gotten pregnant as teenagers; from an outsider’s perspective, it was practically a family tradition. Gaby had ambitions that didn’t inclu... read more

My Stolen Son: The Nick Markowitz Story (Berkley True Crime)

Jenna Glatzer, Susan Markowitz

The true story of the shocking crime behind the hit movie Alpha Dog One week after fifteen-year-old Nick Markowitz vanished, his mother received the news: Nick's body had been found in a shallow grave. Now she tells her own gripping story-the unbelievable motive for the murder, the shocking identity of the accused, and her own nine-year battle to bring her son's killers to justice.

The true story of the shocking crime behind the hit movie Alpha Dog One week after fifteen-year-old Nick Markowitz vanished, his mother received the news: Nick's body had been found in a shallow grave. Now she tells her own gripping story-the unbelievable motive for the murder, the shocking identity of the accused, and her own nine-year battle to bring her son's killers to justice.

Unthinkable

Scott Rigsby

After losing both of his legs in a car accident at age 18, Scott Rigsby battled his way back from depression and addiction to achieve the unthinkable—become the first double-leg amputee ever to cross the finish line in the sporting world’s most grueling and prestigious competition, the Ironman Triathlon. Scott has since become an inspiration to hundreds of thousands of physically challenged an... read more

After losing both of his legs in a car accident at age 18, Scott Rigsby battled his way back from depression and addiction to achieve the unthinkable—become the first double-leg amputee ever to cross the finish line in the sporting world’s most grueling and prestigious competition, the Ironman Triathlon. Scott has since become an inspiration to hundreds of thousands of physically challenged an... read more

The Marilyn Monroe Treasures

Jenna Glatzer

A must for the Marilyn collector. This treasured volume has been officially licensed by the Marilyn Monroe Estate. Among the collection's fabulous photographs are those that have never- before-now-been-published. The reproductions of memorabilia include some rare pieces. Interspersed with quotes from those who knew her best including DiMaggio, Grant, and Sinatra this is a true picture of the i... read more

A must for the Marilyn collector. This treasured volume has been officially licensed by the Marilyn Monroe Estate. Among the collection's fabulous photographs are those that have never- before-now-been-published. The reproductions of memorabilia include some rare pieces. Interspersed with quotes from those who knew her best including DiMaggio, Grant, and Sinatra this is a true picture of the i... read more

Bullyproof Your Child for Life: Protect Your Child from Teasing, Taunting, and Bullying forGood

Joel Haber, Jenna Glatzer

View our feature on Joel Haber's Bullyproof Your Child For Life.As featured in the New York Times-an expert's proven technique for stamping out bullying. "Bully Coach" Joel Haber, Ph.D., is one of the foremost experts in the prevention of bullying. A pioneer in the field, he has worked with thousands of kids, parents, teachers, counselors, and others to understand the root causes of the bullyi... read more

View our feature on Joel Haber's Bullyproof Your Child For Life.As featured in the New York Times-an expert's proven technique for stamping out bullying. "Bully Coach" Joel Haber, Ph.D., is one of the foremost experts in the prevention of bullying. A pioneer in the field, he has worked with thousands of kids, parents, teachers, counselors, and others to understand the root causes of the bullyi... read more

George Ferris' Grand Idea: The Ferris Wheel (The Story Behind the Name)

Jenna Glatzer

Ferris Wheels provide the best view at the fair, but the story behind the name lets you look closer at the building of the first marvelous wheel. George Ferriss wheels can be found around the world today, but it wasnt an easy path to turn his idea into a reality. Readers will love learning the story behind the name as they follow along with Georges beginnings in civil engineering, the trouble ... read more

Ferris Wheels provide the best view at the fair, but the story behind the name lets you look closer at the building of the first marvelous wheel. George Ferriss wheels can be found around the world today, but it wasnt an easy path to turn his idea into a reality. Readers will love learning the story behind the name as they follow along with Georges beginnings in civil engineering, the trouble ... read more

Who's the New Kid?: How an Ordinary Mom Helped Her Daughter Overcome Childhood Obesity -- and You Can Too!

Heidi Bond, Jenna Glatzer

At nine years old, Breanna Bond weighed a whopping 186 pounds. Just walking up the stairs to her room was a challenge. Her legs chafed to the point of bleeding from rubbing against each other, and her school days were filled with taunts of “Hey, Fatty!” Breanna’s mom, Heidi, was devastated and wondered, How can I get my daughter healthy again?Who’s the New Kid? shows readers how Heidi helped h... read more

At nine years old, Breanna Bond weighed a whopping 186 pounds. Just walking up the stairs to her room was a challenge. Her legs chafed to the point of bleeding from rubbing against each other, and her school days were filled with taunts of “Hey, Fatty!” Breanna’s mom, Heidi, was devastated and wondered, How can I get my daughter healthy again?Who’s the New Kid? shows readers how Heidi helped h... read more

Standing Strong: An Unlikely Sisterhood and the Court Case that Made History

Diane Reeve

Diane Reeve found everything she was looking for in the handsome Frenchman Philippe Padieu. Deeply in love, they spent every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday together at his place or hers . . . that is, until she learned about his Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday women. But her heartbreak was just beginning. After discovering his cheating, she tested positive for HIV and learned that Phili... read more

Diane Reeve found everything she was looking for in the handsome Frenchman Philippe Padieu. Deeply in love, they spent every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday together at his place or hers . . . that is, until she learned about his Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday women. But her heartbreak was just beginning. After discovering his cheating, she tested positive for HIV and learned that Phili... read more

The Three Value Conversations: How to Create, Elevate, and Capture Customer Value at Every Stage of the Long-Lead Sale

Erik Peterson, Tim Riesterer, Conrad Smith, Cheryl Geoffrion

The three conversations B2B sale pros must have with customers to control every step of long lead buying cycle The most successful salespeople understand that they are fundamentally storytellers. The reality is that to succeed in sales, you need to master the art of customer conversation. The best story told in the best way will always win. Being remarkable and memorable in your conversations ... read more

The three conversations B2B sale pros must have with customers to control every step of long lead buying cycle The most successful salespeople understand that they are fundamentally storytellers. The reality is that to succeed in sales, you need to master the art of customer conversation. The best story told in the best way will always win. Being remarkable and memorable in your conversations ... read more

The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of Your Life

Bernard Roth

The co-founder of the Stanford d.School introduces the power of design thinking to help you achieve goals you never thought possible.Achievement can be learned. It’s a muscle, and once you learn how to flex it, you’ll be able to meet life’s challenges and fulfill your goals, Bernard Roth, Academic Director at the Stanford d.school contends.In The Achievement Habit, Roth applies the remarkable ... read more

The co-founder of the Stanford d.School introduces the power of design thinking to help you achieve goals you never thought possible.Achievement can be learned. It’s a muscle, and once you learn how to flex it, you’ll be able to meet life’s challenges and fulfill your goals, Bernard Roth, Academic Director at the Stanford d.school contends.In The Achievement Habit, Roth applies the remarkable ... read more

The Courage to Take Command: Leadership Lessons from a Military Trailblazer

Jill Morgenthaler

POWERFUL LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM A TRAILBLAZING FEMALE COLONEL IN THE U.S. ARMY When Jill Morgenthaler arrived at boot camp in 1975 as part of the inaugural class of women in the Army, she was one of 83 female cadets . . . on a base of 50,000 men. So she knows a thing or two about conquering obstacles. In The Courage to Take Command, Colonel Morgenthaler provides invaluable leadership lessons ... read more

POWERFUL LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM A TRAILBLAZING FEMALE COLONEL IN THE U.S. ARMY When Jill Morgenthaler arrived at boot camp in 1975 as part of the inaugural class of women in the Army, she was one of 83 female cadets . . . on a base of 50,000 men. So she knows a thing or two about conquering obstacles. In The Courage to Take Command, Colonel Morgenthaler provides invaluable leadership lessons ... read more

Make A REAL LIVING as a Freelance Writer: How To Win Top Writing Assignments

Jenna Glatzer

Step-by-step instructions on how writers can earn top dollar writing for magazines are provided in this book. Secrets are revealed about what the high-paying magazines really want, how to build relationships with editors, how to ascertain which sections of a magazine are open to freelancers, what kinds of stories are in demand, what to do if a deadbeat publisher doesn’t pay up, how to market r... read more

Step-by-step instructions on how writers can earn top dollar writing for magazines are provided in this book. Secrets are revealed about what the high-paying magazines really want, how to build relationships with editors, how to ascertain which sections of a magazine are open to freelancers, what kinds of stories are in demand, what to do if a deadbeat publisher doesn’t pay up, how to market r... read more

Hattie, Get A Haircut!

Jenna Glatzer

Hattie does not want a haircut and wishes her hair would just keep growing. In her dreamworld it does, and this poses amusing problems for her. In the end, Hattie makes a good decision for herself, and she finds joy in giving to another.

Hattie does not want a haircut and wishes her hair would just keep growing. In her dreamworld it does, and this poses amusing problems for her. In the end, Hattie makes a good decision for herself, and she finds joy in giving to another.

The Whole Life Fertility Plan: Understanding What Effects Your Fertility to Help You Get Pregnant When You Want To

Kyra Phillips, Jamie, M.D. Grifo

A proactive and comprehensive resource that answers every question about fertility health and helps women understand and preserve their fertility options.Does stress affect your fertility? Should you avoid materials made with plastic? How does diet affect your chance of conception? Does acupuncture increase your chances? How old is too old? In The Whole Life Fertility Plan, Kyra Phillips and D... read more

A proactive and comprehensive resource that answers every question about fertility health and helps women understand and preserve their fertility options.Does stress affect your fertility? Should you avoid materials made with plastic? How does diet affect your chance of conception? Does acupuncture increase your chances? How old is too old? In The Whole Life Fertility Plan, Kyra Phillips and D... read more

Fear Is No Longer My Reality

Jamie Blyth, Jenna Glatzer

This is Jamie Blyth's powerful story behind the reality star's TV image--and a message of hope and healing for the 20 million Americans who suffer from social anxiety disorder. As one of the finalists on ABC-TV's reality dating show "The Bachelorette," Jamie Blyth risked his heart before millions, while going public with his personal struggle against social anxiety and panic disorder in hopes ... read more

This is Jamie Blyth's powerful story behind the reality star's TV image--and a message of hope and healing for the 20 million Americans who suffer from social anxiety disorder. As one of the finalists on ABC-TV's reality dating show "The Bachelorette," Jamie Blyth risked his heart before millions, while going public with his personal struggle against social anxiety and panic disorder in hopes ... read more

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