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Jennifer Zaczek

Jennifer Zaczek - Editor

Portland, Oregon, United States

I'm a professional copyeditor and proofreader with in-house publishing experience and a bachelor's degree in creative writing.

Overview

My name is Jennifer Zaczek, and I have over six years of in-house publishing experience. I have worked as an editor or proofreader for two publishing companies, two newspapers, a literary journal, and a university writing center. In March 2013, I decided to become a full-time freelance editor. I bring a multitude of skills and publishing knowledge to every project and am committed to delivering quality work. I have a thorough understanding of editorial workflow, and I will do everything I can to make sure you have a polished manuscript ready for publication or submission to a publisher or agent.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Crime & Mystery Horror Humor & Comedy Literature Romance Short Story Thriller Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Career Guides Computers & Internet Education & Reference Health & wellbeing History Home & Garden Law Nature Psychology Sports & outdoor recreation Travel Weddings

Work experience

Editor

Jennifer Zaczek is self-employed

March, 2013 – Present (almost 4 years)

• Provide editorial services on a contract basis for independent authors, book publishers, editorial agencies, businesses, and graduate and post-graduate students
• Copyedit and proofread fiction, nonfiction, and other content
• Format manuscripts for electronic publication (mobi, epub, Smashwords, etc.)
• Guide authors through the self-publishing process

Managing Editor

Academic publisher of quick-reference materials

June, 2010 – March, 2013 (over 2 years)

• Oversaw all aspects of the editorial department, which included the editing and proofreading of more than 80 titles per year
• Instituted an editorial workflow that significantly increased the quality of titles produced
• Consulted with executive management on in-house objective and target market for all content; interfaced with other key departments (Product Development, Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, and Distribution)
• Acquired authors and maintained relationships with existing authors
• Prepared author and freelancer contracts; coordinated author and freelancer payments
• Instructed authors on manuscript preparation
• Reviewed preliminary outlines from authors and provided feedback
• Developmentally edited manuscripts
• Researched and fact-checked to ensure authors competently researched and fact-checked their submitted work
• Styled and copyedited manuscripts in preparation for layout by designers
• Proofed copy, checked typeset copy against manuscript, and verified corrections
• Oversaw assistant editor and ensured competent proofreading and editing
• Updated house style guide and ensured all content adhered to house style
• Obtained reprint permission for copyrighted material or assisted authors with obtaining it
• Maintained reprints
• Communicated with customers regarding suspected errors
• Reviewed and responded to permission requests to use product material

Book Editor & Project Manager

Scribe Inc.

May, 2008 – June, 2010 (about 2 years)

• Managed all incoming book projects from high-priority clients; assigned project managers and oversaw their work
• Evaluated new projects and created project bids; calculated estimated cost and time for tasks
• Maintained network of freelance editors and indexers and handled freelancer contracts
• Ensured work of freelancers and in-house editors met publishers’ standards
• Managed the copyediting of 36 academic journals
• Copyedited and proofread books and journals while adhering to the publisher’s style guide
• Communicated with authors and clients
• Followed strict schedules and met production deadlines
• Recorded daily progress of projects in company production system

Junior Copyeditor

eDiets

April, 2008 – July, 2008 (3 months)

• Managed all incoming book projects from high-priority clients; assigned project managers and oversaw their work
• Evaluated new projects and created project bids; calculated estimated cost and time for tasks
• Maintained network of freelance editors and indexers and handled freelancer contracts
• Ensured work of freelancers and in-house editors met publishers’ standards
• Managed the copyediting of 36 academic journals
• Copyedited and proofread books and journals while adhering to the publisher’s style guide
• Communicated with authors and clients
• Followed strict schedules and met production deadlines
• Recorded daily progress of projects in company production system

Composition Assistant

Scribe Inc.

January, 2008 – May, 2008 (4 months)

• Formatted and coded texts for multiple publishing purposes using XML markup language
• Used macros and style sheets in Microsoft Word to prepare manuscript files for copyediting

Editorial Intern

Orlando Weekly

September, 2007 – December, 2007 (3 months)

• Assisted managing editor in proofing the annual “Drink” insert
• Responsible for final proofing of the Holiday Guide Calendar
• Updated online database of restaurant reviews
• Copyedited and fact-checked stories
• Wrote event summaries published in “Selections” column

Copyeditor

Central Florida Future

January, 2007 – September, 2007 (8 months)

• Fact-checked and copyedited stories
• Wrote headlines, photo captions, and cover briefs
• Copyedited 2007 Freshmen Orientation issue
• Wrote articles published on front page, above the fold

Writing Consultant

University of Central Florida Writing Center

September, 2006 – December, 2007 (about 1 year)

• Consulted and assisted students in writing various college-level academic and personal papers
• Conducted informational presentations about the writing center
• Attended weekly seminars to discuss effective ways of reviewing and critiquing students’ writing
• Answered phone calls, filed student records, entered data into computer system, created flyers, updated documents, and assisted students with check-in

Content Editor

The Florida Review

May, 2006 – August, 2006 (4 months)

• Read and evaluated manuscripts submitted to the literary journal
• Wrote evaluations, accepting or rejecting manuscripts

Portfolio (32 selected works)

All the Good Parts

Loretta Nyhan

At thirty-nine, Leona Accorsi is broke, single, back in school, and living in her sister Carly’s basement. She’s perfectly content being quirky Auntie Lee to Carly’s four children. That is, until Leona’s doctor tells her that if she wants to have a child, she’d better do it now.Leona does want a baby. She always has, but the circumstances have never been right. Now she has a huge decision to m... read more

At thirty-nine, Leona Accorsi is broke, single, back in school, and living in her sister Carly’s basement. She’s perfectly content being quirky Auntie Lee to Carly’s four children. That is, until Leona’s doctor tells her that if she wants to have a child, she’d better do it now.Leona does want a baby. She always has, but the circumstances have never been right. Now she has a huge decision to m... read more

The Haunt

L. Marshall James

Brad's life is a simple one. When he's not working at a nearby junk yard, he's probably drinking alone at home. However, all is not well. In the shadows and in the recesses of his mind, something is stirring.

Brad's life is a simple one. When he's not working at a nearby junk yard, he's probably drinking alone at home. However, all is not well. In the shadows and in the recesses of his mind, something is stirring.

Weavers

Aric Davis

Nine-year-old Cynthia Robinson’s life was perfectly normal until the day she knew, without being told, of her parents’ impending divorce. From there, things got stranger, and now not only does she have premonitions, but she can also read and influence the minds of those around her.Cynthia is not the only one with the ability to “weave”—all over the country, people with similar abilities strugg... read more

Nine-year-old Cynthia Robinson’s life was perfectly normal until the day she knew, without being told, of her parents’ impending divorce. From there, things got stranger, and now not only does she have premonitions, but she can also read and influence the minds of those around her.Cynthia is not the only one with the ability to “weave”—all over the country, people with similar abilities strugg... read more

Far Outside the Ordinary: A Memoir

Prissy Elrod

An emotionally honest account,Far Outside the Ordinary has been described by some as Steel Magnolias meets The Help. It chronicles the period in Prissy Elrod's life, when during a routine physical, her fifty-year-old husband is diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme brain cancer and given less than a year to live. Never one to take no for an answer, and driven by hope and her strong faith, Pri... read more

An emotionally honest account,Far Outside the Ordinary has been described by some as Steel Magnolias meets The Help. It chronicles the period in Prissy Elrod's life, when during a routine physical, her fifty-year-old husband is diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme brain cancer and given less than a year to live. Never one to take no for an answer, and driven by hope and her strong faith, Pri... read more

An Unattractive Vampire

Jim McDoniel

“A darned good read...finished it in one sitting. Charming characters I’d love to visit again.” — Lynsay Sands, New York Times best-selling author of The Argeneau series"Thought vampires were dead? Well of course they are, but Jim McDoniel proves that don't have to be boring. Or sparkly."— Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt, Sword & LaserJim McDoniel’s debut novel, An Unattractive Vampire, is a ... read more

“A darned good read...finished it in one sitting. Charming characters I’d love to visit again.” — Lynsay Sands, New York Times best-selling author of The Argeneau series"Thought vampires were dead? Well of course they are, but Jim McDoniel proves that don't have to be boring. Or sparkly."— Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt, Sword & LaserJim McDoniel’s debut novel, An Unattractive Vampire, is a ... read more

The Decaying Empire (The Vanishing Girl Series Book 2)

Laura Thalassa

When eighteen-year-old teleporter Ember Pierce wakes up in a Los Angeles hospital, she remembers only the basics: she’s been trained by the government as a spy, she’s sent on dangerous missions, and her last assignment—the one that landed her in the hospital—was a setup.Caden Hawthorne has spent the past ten months of his life grieving Ember’s death. So when she shows up in his room like an ap... read more

When eighteen-year-old teleporter Ember Pierce wakes up in a Los Angeles hospital, she remembers only the basics: she’s been trained by the government as a spy, she’s sent on dangerous missions, and her last assignment—the one that landed her in the hospital—was a setup.Caden Hawthorne has spent the past ten months of his life grieving Ember’s death. So when she shows up in his room like an ap... read more

Destined for Trouble (A Jules Cannon Mystery Book 1)

Claudia Lefeve

After getting dumped by her boyfriend, FBI crime analyst Jules Cannon flees to her hometown of Trouble Island, Texas, to nurse her wounds. All she wants to do is unwind, forget about her failed relationship, and work on her tan.But when the owner of the local crab shack is murdered at Jules’s welcome-home party, she is forced to scrap her rest-and-relaxation plans. Now her best friend, Abby Le... read more

After getting dumped by her boyfriend, FBI crime analyst Jules Cannon flees to her hometown of Trouble Island, Texas, to nurse her wounds. All she wants to do is unwind, forget about her failed relationship, and work on her tan.But when the owner of the local crab shack is murdered at Jules’s welcome-home party, she is forced to scrap her rest-and-relaxation plans. Now her best friend, Abby Le... read more

Macaron Murder (A Patisserie Mystery with Recipes Book 1)

Harper Lin

The Introductory Book of the Paris Culinary Mystery Series! Includes 5 Special French Macaron Recipes. French native Clémence Damour returns to Paris after traveling around the world for two years. She’s dog-sitting for her parents in the posh 16th arrondissement and overseeing the family patisserie, a famous franchise known for their delectable gourmet pastries and sweets in Paris and around ... read more

The Introductory Book of the Paris Culinary Mystery Series! Includes 5 Special French Macaron Recipes. French native Clémence Damour returns to Paris after traveling around the world for two years. She’s dog-sitting for her parents in the posh 16th arrondissement and overseeing the family patisserie, a famous franchise known for their delectable gourmet pastries and sweets in Paris and around ... read more

Closer

Dannika Dark

PARANORMAL ROMANCEFrom the USA Today Bestselling author, Dannika Dark,comes a novella that expands on a character from the Mageri series.The same hand that had cut a man's throat just hours earlier was now holding a life that would slip through his own fingers like tiny grains of sand. Kane was faced with making a choice, and each came with a consequence that would wreck him forever.Kane never... read more

PARANORMAL ROMANCEFrom the USA Today Bestselling author, Dannika Dark,comes a novella that expands on a character from the Mageri series.The same hand that had cut a man's throat just hours earlier was now holding a life that would slip through his own fingers like tiny grains of sand. Kane was faced with making a choice, and each came with a consequence that would wreck him forever.Kane never... read more

A Burned Out Baker: Classic Diner Mystery #7 (The Classic Diner Mystery Series)

Jessica Beck

Brand New! A BURNED OUT BAKER, Book 7 in the Classic Diner mystery series, from New York Times Bestselling Author Jessica Beck! Barry Jackson’s bakery is burned to the ground, with the baker still inside, soon after a fiery confrontation with Moose and Victoria, and the pair must solve the murder before their reputations, and their freedom, go up in smoke!

Brand New! A BURNED OUT BAKER, Book 7 in the Classic Diner mystery series, from New York Times Bestselling Author Jessica Beck! Barry Jackson’s bakery is burned to the ground, with the baker still inside, soon after a fiery confrontation with Moose and Victoria, and the pair must solve the murder before their reputations, and their freedom, go up in smoke!

In Hell

L. Marshall James

When Paul first hears of the South American flu, he disregards it as just another health scare on par with swine or bird flu. However, when news reports show video footage of large-scale riots and unprecedented violence, he knows that something is wrong. As the outbreak hits home, Paul is forced to confront the realities of the world around him, as well as the fact that he wasn't as prepared a... read more

When Paul first hears of the South American flu, he disregards it as just another health scare on par with swine or bird flu. However, when news reports show video footage of large-scale riots and unprecedented violence, he knows that something is wrong. As the outbreak hits home, Paul is forced to confront the realities of the world around him, as well as the fact that he wasn't as prepared a... read more

How a 52-Year-Old Neurotic Survived 24 Hours without Health Insurance (And You Can, Too!): The Collapse of One Woman's Mind and a Nation's Health Care System

Wendy Aron

It's 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2013, and thanks to Obamacare, Wendy Aron, an award-winning late '80s television sitcom writer and humorist Hadassah Magazine has called "perhaps more neurotic than Woody Allen and just as funny," is on the brink of having no health insurance coverage for one day. Add to this a New Year's Day spent locked inside the house with her also uninsured, perpetually dyi... read more

It's 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2013, and thanks to Obamacare, Wendy Aron, an award-winning late '80s television sitcom writer and humorist Hadassah Magazine has called "perhaps more neurotic than Woody Allen and just as funny," is on the brink of having no health insurance coverage for one day. Add to this a New Year's Day spent locked inside the house with her also uninsured, perpetually dyi... read more

Braineater Jones

Stephen Kozeniewski

Braineater Jones wakes up face down in a swimming pool with no memory of his former life, how he died, or why he’s now a zombie. With a smart-aleck severed head as a partner, Jones descends into the undead ghetto to solve his own murder. But Jones’s investigation is complicated by his crippling addiction to human flesh. Like all walking corpses, he discovers that only a stiff drink can soothe ... read more

Braineater Jones wakes up face down in a swimming pool with no memory of his former life, how he died, or why he’s now a zombie. With a smart-aleck severed head as a partner, Jones descends into the undead ghetto to solve his own murder. But Jones’s investigation is complicated by his crippling addiction to human flesh. Like all walking corpses, he discovers that only a stiff drink can soothe ... read more

Blood Dahlia - A Thriller (Sarah King Mysteries Book 1)

Victor Methos

A COPYCAT OF THE MOST FAMOUS MURDER IN HISTORY... A serial murderer nicknamed the Blood Dahlia has been terrorizing the quiet suburbs of Pennsylvania. Brutally mutilating his victims in the fashion of the most famous murder in Hollywood, the killer leaves no trace behind. The FBI's elite Behavioral Science Unit, the section responsible for the study and investigation of serial murder, has litt... read more

A COPYCAT OF THE MOST FAMOUS MURDER IN HISTORY... A serial murderer nicknamed the Blood Dahlia has been terrorizing the quiet suburbs of Pennsylvania. Brutally mutilating his victims in the fashion of the most famous murder in Hollywood, the killer leaves no trace behind. The FBI's elite Behavioral Science Unit, the section responsible for the study and investigation of serial murder, has litt... read more

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Touch of Love

Ellen Wolf

Elly’s world comes crashing down when she catches her fiancé in bed with her friend. She shouldn’t be surprised, really. Just weeks earlier Brad has asked her to consider having a threesome. An invitation from her old friend seems like the only option to escape the mess that has suddenly become her life. It doesn’t hurt that Jake is handsome, successful and on his way to become famous in the s... read more

Elly’s world comes crashing down when she catches her fiancé in bed with her friend. She shouldn’t be surprised, really. Just weeks earlier Brad has asked her to consider having a threesome. An invitation from her old friend seems like the only option to escape the mess that has suddenly become her life. It doesn’t hurt that Jake is handsome, successful and on his way to become famous in the s... read more

Today Is Too Late (The Shedim Rebellion Book 1)

Burke Fitzpatrick

Rebellion begins, led by a reluctant villain. Dark armies burn the greatest city in the world, and a girl is born who might end their dominion, but only if a fearsome warrior protects her from the demons of the Nine Hells. The demons are poised to win a long war, until a rebellion begins in their ranks. An infamous warlord, Tyrus of Kelnor, helped demons conquer a continent, but the birth of a... read more

Rebellion begins, led by a reluctant villain. Dark armies burn the greatest city in the world, and a girl is born who might end their dominion, but only if a fearsome warrior protects her from the demons of the Nine Hells. The demons are poised to win a long war, until a rebellion begins in their ranks. An infamous warlord, Tyrus of Kelnor, helped demons conquer a continent, but the birth of a... read more

Out of the Grave (The Shedim Rebellion Book 2)

Burke Fitzpatrick

To save an empress, a reluctant villain starts a war. No one knows why the demonic armies halted their invasion, but they hold an empress prisoner, and one man will provoke their wrath to save her. The nations of the west struggle to unite against a common enemy while the demons grow restless, and new horrors are unleashed. Tyrus of Kelnor finds himself in a strange kingdom. Angry nobles want ... read more

To save an empress, a reluctant villain starts a war. No one knows why the demonic armies halted their invasion, but they hold an empress prisoner, and one man will provoke their wrath to save her. The nations of the west struggle to unite against a common enemy while the demons grow restless, and new horrors are unleashed. Tyrus of Kelnor finds himself in a strange kingdom. Angry nobles want ... read more

Autumn in Carthage

Christopher Zenos

The nether side of passion is madness. Nathan Price is a college professor with crippling impairments, seeking escape from his prison of necessity. One day, in a package of seventeenth-century documents from Salem Village, he stumbles across a letter by his best friend, Jamie, who had disappeared six months before. The document is dated 1692--the height of the Witch Trials. The only potential ... read more

The nether side of passion is madness. Nathan Price is a college professor with crippling impairments, seeking escape from his prison of necessity. One day, in a package of seventeenth-century documents from Salem Village, he stumbles across a letter by his best friend, Jamie, who had disappeared six months before. The document is dated 1692--the height of the Witch Trials. The only potential ... read more

Death on Alder (Lee Harding Mystery) (Volume 1)

Beth Everett

Take a trip that's a little bit Nancy Drew, a dash Cheech and Chong and, and just enough Streets of San Francisco to make you want to hop on a cable car. Lee Harding can’t find happiness in the harsh east coast winters. A trip to her hometown of San Francisco is meant to lift her spirits. She stays with her sister Alice’s home at the Twenty Alder compound, a tiny courtyard with five separate a... read more

Take a trip that's a little bit Nancy Drew, a dash Cheech and Chong and, and just enough Streets of San Francisco to make you want to hop on a cable car. Lee Harding can’t find happiness in the harsh east coast winters. A trip to her hometown of San Francisco is meant to lift her spirits. She stays with her sister Alice’s home at the Twenty Alder compound, a tiny courtyard with five separate a... read more

Genuinely Dangerous

Mike McCrary

Art is about to imitate a life of crime. Jasper knows you don’t quit the movie business. The movie business quits you. He wants back in – Badly. Needs a comeback – Badly. And Jasper truly believes he can make a movie Hollywood will want – Badly. Genuinely Dangerous follows the nightmarish yet hilarious journey of Jasper Tripp, a down-and-out filmmaker who embeds himself in a crew of wild and m... read more

Art is about to imitate a life of crime. Jasper knows you don’t quit the movie business. The movie business quits you. He wants back in – Badly. Needs a comeback – Badly. And Jasper truly believes he can make a movie Hollywood will want – Badly. Genuinely Dangerous follows the nightmarish yet hilarious journey of Jasper Tripp, a down-and-out filmmaker who embeds himself in a crew of wild and m... read more

11:34

L. Marshall James

11:34 is a horror compilation featuring 1 novel, 1 novella, 3 novelettes, and 4 short stories that will lead you through dark passageways of horror, dread, and suspense into worlds where not every question is answered and not every answer is what you want it to be. If you discover what happens at 11:34, you might wish you hadn't. In order: In "The Haunt" (~9,400 words), Brad begins to suspect ... read more

11:34 is a horror compilation featuring 1 novel, 1 novella, 3 novelettes, and 4 short stories that will lead you through dark passageways of horror, dread, and suspense into worlds where not every question is answered and not every answer is what you want it to be. If you discover what happens at 11:34, you might wish you hadn't. In order: In "The Haunt" (~9,400 words), Brad begins to suspect ... read more

What Boys Are Made Of: Post-Apocalyptic Appalachia (Saint Flaherty Book 1)

S. Hunter Nisbet

With the swing of a baseball bat, a back alley prize fight ends in one teenager’s death. The other walks away with cash in his hand and a conscience screaming for mercy. Just another day in Buchell. Five years after the Second Civil War ended, isolated Appalachia is a minefield ruled by cartels and warlord despots. In the town of Buchell, Simon “Saint” Flaherty cage fights for money—until the ... read more

With the swing of a baseball bat, a back alley prize fight ends in one teenager’s death. The other walks away with cash in his hand and a conscience screaming for mercy. Just another day in Buchell. Five years after the Second Civil War ended, isolated Appalachia is a minefield ruled by cartels and warlord despots. In the town of Buchell, Simon “Saint” Flaherty cage fights for money—until the ... read more

House of Allure

L. Marshall James

In the future, personal computers are integrated into the bodies of most first-world citizens, sex-bots are the norm, and brothels are as common as restaurants. In this world, Tad Barlow is an introverted virgin in search of a genuine sexual experience, and Symphony Rains is a long-term brothel girl desperate to remain relevant in the profession she believes in. This is not a love story. Here,... read more

In the future, personal computers are integrated into the bodies of most first-world citizens, sex-bots are the norm, and brothels are as common as restaurants. In this world, Tad Barlow is an introverted virgin in search of a genuine sexual experience, and Symphony Rains is a long-term brothel girl desperate to remain relevant in the profession she believes in. This is not a love story. Here,... read more

The Mercy of Men: Book 2 of the Saint Flaherty series

S. Hunter Nisbet

Preorder for ALL ROADS LEAD TO HELL is available here:: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01KP4Z4CO#nav-subnav A city without laws. A man without limits. A debt that will be paid. When Simon Flaherty’s routine of training and fighting is interrupted by a sudden eviction, he never expects his new neighbor to be the one person he thought was long gone from Scioto City: Connor Hall. It’s been six years ... read more

Preorder for ALL ROADS LEAD TO HELL is available here:: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01KP4Z4CO#nav-subnav A city without laws. A man without limits. A debt that will be paid. When Simon Flaherty’s routine of training and fighting is interrupted by a sudden eviction, he never expects his new neighbor to be the one person he thought was long gone from Scioto City: Connor Hall. It’s been six years ... read more

All Roads Lead to Hell: Book 1.5 of the Saint Flaherty series

S. Hunter Nisbet, Artemis Fay

Good intentions only go so far. Regretting his decision to let Simon Flaherty leave Buchell without admitting his feelings, Mick Perry follows his ex-fighting student to Scioto City looking for closure. What Mick finds is a teenager barely coping with his new life, adrift in a metropolis that pays lip service to progress while accepting bribes from all-powerful criminal syndicates. Mick thinks... read more

Good intentions only go so far. Regretting his decision to let Simon Flaherty leave Buchell without admitting his feelings, Mick Perry follows his ex-fighting student to Scioto City looking for closure. What Mick finds is a teenager barely coping with his new life, adrift in a metropolis that pays lip service to progress while accepting bribes from all-powerful criminal syndicates. Mick thinks... read more

Finding The Right Message: How to turn voice of customer research into irresistible website copy

Jennifer Havice

"What Jen Havice explains in this short book is nothing less than a degree in message mining—what messages you need to share, what words to use, and how to find them. It's an easy read that packs a major marketing punch."—Rob Marsh, conversion copywriter and strategist, Brandstory“Most books about voice of customer research cover why it’s important and the outcomes you can expect from implemen... read more

"What Jen Havice explains in this short book is nothing less than a degree in message mining—what messages you need to share, what words to use, and how to find them. It's an easy read that packs a major marketing punch."—Rob Marsh, conversion copywriter and strategist, Brandstory“Most books about voice of customer research cover why it’s important and the outcomes you can expect from implemen... read more

Field Guide for the Jungle We Call Work: Over 300 Concise Personal Success Lessons

Karl West

Got a Minute? Field Guide for the Jungle We Call Work contains valuable personal success lessons for today’s workplace. Presented in a concise, easy-to-read format, each lesson can be read in 60 seconds or less. No longer will lack of time be an excuse for avoiding career development. Read these secrets to success at your own pace and in any order. Written for professionals in the first 20 yea... read more

Got a Minute? Field Guide for the Jungle We Call Work contains valuable personal success lessons for today’s workplace. Presented in a concise, easy-to-read format, each lesson can be read in 60 seconds or less. No longer will lack of time be an excuse for avoiding career development. Read these secrets to success at your own pace and in any order. Written for professionals in the first 20 yea... read more

Gone Ahead

Kevan Lee

"It’s beautiful, and people need to read it." - Cheri Hanson, North/Pacific A story about grief, loss, and hope Gone Ahead speaks to something true about us all - how we deal with loss, how we cope, how we recover. When his father is diagnosed with brain cancer, everything changes for Kevan and his family. The world spins beyond their control: surgery, chemo, remission, recurrence; hope, loss,... read more

"It’s beautiful, and people need to read it." - Cheri Hanson, North/Pacific A story about grief, loss, and hope Gone Ahead speaks to something true about us all - how we deal with loss, how we cope, how we recover. When his father is diagnosed with brain cancer, everything changes for Kevan and his family. The world spins beyond their control: surgery, chemo, remission, recurrence; hope, loss,... read more

A Burned Out Baker: Classic Diner Mystery #7 (The Classic Diner Mystery Series)

Jessica Beck

Brand New! A BURNED OUT BAKER, Book 7 in the Classic Diner mystery series, from New York Times Bestselling Author Jessica Beck! Barry Jackson’s bakery is burned to the ground, with the baker still inside, soon after a fiery confrontation with Moose and Victoria, and the pair must solve the murder before their reputations, and their freedom, go up in smoke!

Brand New! A BURNED OUT BAKER, Book 7 in the Classic Diner mystery series, from New York Times Bestselling Author Jessica Beck! Barry Jackson’s bakery is burned to the ground, with the baker still inside, soon after a fiery confrontation with Moose and Victoria, and the pair must solve the murder before their reputations, and their freedom, go up in smoke!

"I Like Your Form" Confessions of a Personal Trainer

JD Holmes

After graduating from high school and working several dead-end jobs, JD lands a job as a personal trainer at a newly opened gym. At first he is inexperienced and shocked at how much money people are willing to drop to train with him. But soon he starts to learn the ropes of the business. It’s not long before JD carves a niche for himself training well-to-do housewives and successful older wome... read more

After graduating from high school and working several dead-end jobs, JD lands a job as a personal trainer at a newly opened gym. At first he is inexperienced and shocked at how much money people are willing to drop to train with him. But soon he starts to learn the ropes of the business. It’s not long before JD carves a niche for himself training well-to-do housewives and successful older wome... read more

A Baked Ham (The Classic Diner Mystery Series Book 4)

Jessica Beck

A BAKED HAM Book 4 in the Classic Diner Mystery Series from New York Times Bestseller Jessica Beck, Author of The Donut Shop Mysteries and The Ghost Cat Mystery Series!ABOUT THE BOOKWhen a local actor is killed after making a pass at Moose’s wife, Victoria and her family must find the culprit before Moose is locked up for murder. It’s not going to be easy though, because Benny Booth had a real... read more

A BAKED HAM Book 4 in the Classic Diner Mystery Series from New York Times Bestseller Jessica Beck, Author of The Donut Shop Mysteries and The Ghost Cat Mystery Series!ABOUT THE BOOKWhen a local actor is killed after making a pass at Moose’s wife, Victoria and her family must find the culprit before Moose is locked up for murder. It’s not going to be easy though, because Benny Booth had a real... read more

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