Ran the editorial department of an award-winning independent boutique publisher, including acquiring and developing new manuscripts by both debut and established authors.
◦ Responsible for acquiring, editing, designing, and publishing new titles
◦ Responsible for coordinating the work of freelancers
◦ Actively involved with cover design, layout, and digital conversion
Key titles include EREKOS, the Publishers Weekly Best Fantasy Book of 2011; THE OTHER HALF OF THE SKY, an award-winning science fiction anthology featuring the Nebula-winning novelette "The Waiting Stars" by Aliette de Bodard; and WELLSIDE, shortlisted for the 2017 Aurealis Awards.
Founder of a media and strategy consulting firm specializing in providing content services and publishing support to authors and publishers
◦ Coordinates design, editing, production, and distribution of books by a variety of independent authors
◦ Consults on magazine editorial programs, cross-platform development, and brand outreach for various organizations
Editor for fiction and nonfiction manuscripts on a variety of subjects
◦ Academic: health and nutrition science, art history, architecture, counseling, and other fields at the graduate level
◦ Corporate: K-12 educational materials, technical white papers, and automotive content
◦ Nonfiction: memoir, narrative nonfiction, biography
◦ Fiction: literary fiction, young adult and middle grade fiction, speculative fiction
Managed the workflow, editing, and production of two monthly niche magazines with a combined readership of more than 300,000
o Responsible for content, substance, and technical and grammatical editing of all copy
o Responsible for managing workflow and coordinating production logistics
o Responsible for coordinating the work of 18 full-time writers and a pool of freelancers
o Worked closely with art department on design, layout, and correction of publications
Also responsible for the editorial development and coaching of the writing staff, as well as developing and maintaining house style guides.
World War II was only the beginning. When the Night War ravages America, turning it into a country of monsters, humans become a downtrodden minority. Nick Moss is the only human private eye in town, and he's on the trail of a missing city councilor. With monsters trying to turn him - or, better yet, simply kill him - he's got to watch his back while trying to find his man. Or mummy, as the cas... read more
Her sister swore that she would never let her die; now the entire world may pay the price. In a land where gods walk beside men and witches defy death, war changes everything. Scholar and warrior, witch and king, priestess and corpse-all must come together to save their world from the ravages of the coming tempest.
Ben is stuck in a backwater town, his parents have broken up, and he's facing jail time for some very poor choices.Essa is stuck in a backwater world, trapped by a vengeful ex-lover and cut off from the Well, the infinite pit lined with doors to countless realities.A lucky accident (not so lucky for Ben) frees Essa and now they're both in the Well, with its invisible lizards, cities hung from ... read more
Women may hold up more than half the sky on earth, but it has been different in heaven: science fiction still is very much a preserve of male protagonists, mostly performing by-the-numbers quests. In The Other Half of the Sky, editor Athena Andreadis offers readers heroes who happen to be women, doing whatever they would do in universes where they're fully human. Contributors Melissa Scott, Al... read more
Just when Maddie Angler thinks she's over the death of her longtime boyfriend, Alvin, she discovers that he's not only alive, but he may just be part god. And a killer. Now it's up to her to unite Eight Worlds she didn't even know existed in the first place, before chaos reigns. Praise for Pilgrim of the Sky: "... a lush, dreamy fable - both vintage gothic, and modern mystery ... lovingly lace... read more
In a post-war, future world, where first contact has been made with intelligent life and humans are colonizing the stars, the nations of Earth have been united under a central government. Extrahumans, those possessing supernatural abilities such as flight and strength, are required by this government to belong to the Union, where they can be trained, monitored, and weaponized. Michael Forward ... read more
Every conspiracy needs a guy like me. Every conspiracy has one... me. And now someone's trying to kill me. When everyone has a motive, everyone is a suspect, and I don't even know who all the players are. It's a race against time to figure out who wants me dead, and why, and how to prevent all the underground conspiracies, aliens, cryptids, and things that go bump in the night from throwing th... read more
Teenage siblings Lerris and Graika of the planet Soranen want to go into Outer Space, an act forbidden by their people, the Sor. The Sor, it is believed, are the descendants of the Ellarisor and the Humans, now both extinct on Soranen. When Lerris surfs above the clouds in his minijet, he spots a vessel owned by Lorfallin, a chemical magnate. The ship is spraying a green mist that, it turns ou... read more
Marley Claviger is just trying to get her life together. Stumbling into an ancient conflict between celestial forces is going to make that a whole lot harder... When Marley wakes up to a phone call from a pair of terrified children, she doesn't expect to be pulled into a secret war. She rescues them from an empty house and promises to find their missing uncle. She even manages to feed them din... read more
Imagine that your body is agile and healthy. That your mind is calm and balanced. That you feel energetic and happy. Only a few Yin yoga sequences can have that impact on your life. Yin yoga is a tranquil and restful yoga. It has been described as unbearably nice or nicely unbearable, but above all, it is easy-everyone can do it. My wish with this book is to help you become agile, calm, and en... read more
Sword shall guide the hands of men... For over a thousand years, the kingdom of Lardan has been at peace: isolated from the world, slowly forgetting the wild and deadly magic of its origins. Now the deepest truths of the past and the darkest predictions for the future survive only in the verses of nursery rhymes. And prophecies are just nursery rhymes for gullible fools. Right? So thinks Kyali... read more
Webrid is a carter, like his mother and grandfather before him. It's not glamorous work, but it mostly pays the bills, and it gives him time to ogle the sexy women on the streets of Bexilla's capital. Mostly, he buys and sells small goods and does the occasional transport run for a client. Then he gets mugged by a robot. Now, with a strange green laser implanted in his skull and a small fortun... read more
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