Editorial, production, and project management services for publishers and individuals since 1991. Trade and academic nonfiction (including memoir, social sciences, history, religious studies, educational materials, crafts, theater, cookbooks, and general interest) as well as fiction.
Owner of Pax Studio LLC, which provides editorial, production, and project management services to publishers and individuals.
Managed complex textbook projects from editorial through final files.
Managed production for seven academic journals. Hired and supervised freelancers. Worked with journal editors, designers, graphic artists, layout technicians, and printers.
Oversaw production of more than 100 books, a bimonthly proceedings journal, and a monthly technical journal. Coordinated peer review process. Budgeted and monitored expenses for an $800K/year department.
Provided professional publishing services, including copyediting, proofreading, production, and project management, for publishers and individuals.
You love William Shatner. You admire his many and varied talents. You appreciate his creativity and willingness to take risks. You want to learn his master negotiation techniques. You wish you could hang out with him. Admit it. You want to BE William Shatner. And now...you can (almost). This collection of rules, illustrated with stories from Bill's illustrious life and career, will show you ho... read more
Once upon a time I had the perfect family. I had the perfect husband. I had the perfect children. I had the perfect life in the perfect home. And then, as in all fairy tales, evil came into our lives and destroyed us. Four years after the unsolved disappearance of her sixteen-year-old daughter, Lauren Lawton is the only one still chasing the ghosts of her perfect Santa Barbara life. The world ... read more
WHERE FEAR ENDS, LOVE BEGINSNicola Tesla has never needed a man to complete her life. A gifted engineer, she has always had her experiments to keep her company-or she did, before her vile boss stole them. Now she's working at the Archives in New London, where the memories of the dead are stored. But it isn't long before Nicola discovers she's being watched . . . by a most intriguing, sinfully ... read more
A Heart of GoldSocialite Margaret Vaughn is the wealthiest heiress in London-or so everybody thinks. Saddled with debt left by her father, she agrees to marry a rich man who can save her family's estate. But when her fiancé turns out to be just another poor social climber, Margaret faces financial ruin-and social humiliation. Just when she thinks all is lost, she finds an unlikely angel in Tom... read more
The star of the international cult sensation The Blair Witch Project shares the high points of living on a marijuana farm post- Hollywood. At age thirty-four, Heather Donahue's life went to pot. Literally. After starring in The Blair Witch Project-the tiny indie film- turned-blockbuster that Roger Ebert named one of the ten Most Influential Movies of the Century-she became a household name. Bu... read more
From Punky to parenting, Soleil Moon Frye shares insightful, realistic, in-the-trenches parenting advice, inspiration, and fun. Enthusiastic, spunky, and positive, Punky Brewster was the quintessential eighties kid. Nearly thirty years later, Soleil Moon Frye-the adorable girl who played her on TV-is all grown up. Now she's a married mom of two, an entrepreneur who parlayed her successful kids... read more
The best on wine from the New York Times! The newspaper of record has always showcased the writing of some of the world's most respected wine experts, and these 125 articles from its archives feature such esteemed names as Eric Asimov, Frank Prial, Florence Fabricant, and R. W. Apple Jr. They cover everything from corkscrews and winespeak to pairing wine with food, wines from the Continent and... read more
The life and work of Kim Iryŏp (1896–1971) bear witness to Korea’s encounter with modernity. A prolific writer, Iryŏp reflected on identity and existential loneliness in her poems, short stories, and autobiographical essays. As a pioneering feminist intellectual, she dedicated herself to gender issues and understanding the changing role of women in Korean society. As an influential Buddhist nu... read more
"This is a love letter, a memoir, a beautiful book about what it means to go on the journey of a lifetime."Seth Godin, Author"Trouble with a capital T"--that's what they called Trent Price, and that's all they saw in him.Jule Kucera had no reason to expect more than the construction work she hired him for. She was older, college educated, professional, affluent, a lifelong achiever . . . and l... read more
Through accessible discussions and exercises, readers learn to use composition, available light, color, and point of view to create stunning photographs in any environment. Photographers are born travelers. They’ll go any distance to capture the right light, beautiful landscapes, wildlife, and people. But exotic locales aren’t necessary for interesting photographs. Wonderful images are hiding ... read more
This award-winning memoir paints an unforgettable portrait of two sisters experiencing life and death in fat bodies. A story of love's triumph over loss and despair, this book is for anyone who struggles with compulsive eating or loves someone who has lived through that struggle. Reviews and more on My Other Body are available at www.sunspotpress.com.
Have you made a nut butter before? If so, you know how easy it is! This book not only covers the basics of making nut butters — from peanut, to macadamia, to coconut, to cashew and more — but also introduces flavor combinations you might’ve never thought to try. After making a nut butter, you can then find the accompanying recipe for a way to use each butter. Sure they’re great on toast, but t... read more
Finally, for alternaparents everywhere, the baby-naming book that will ensure that your baby has the coolest, most unique name on the playground. Ashley and Jaden? Over. Atari, Bedford, Sailor, Puma? Oh-so-in. Indie-leaning alternaparents of every kind, from geeks to Goths, are all grown up and procreating, and they want names that reflect the individuality they pride themselves on. Hello, My ... read more
A veteran Santa reveals heartwarming true stories and lessons from his twenty-year career spreading Christmas magic.With the holiday shopping season beginning earlier each year, more than ever. Americans are struggling to remember the true meaning of Christmas. And who better to deliver the gift of Christmas inspiration than a man who has spent the last two decades playing Santa?Sal Lizard was... read more
Between 1940 and 1957, 33 bombs--strategically placed in Grand Central, Penn Station, Radio City Music Hall, Macy's and other populous areas of New York--paralyzed the city, sending shockwaves of fear through an unsuspecting public. George Metesky, the Mad Bomber,” unleashed a reign of terror that reverberated through America's social, legal, and political landscape, ultimately spurring the b... read more
The Pacific Northwest teems with colorful history and unique legendsand this tour of the Beaver State is no exception! Check out the gas station restroom that looks like cowboy boots as you search the skies for a man flying across the state in a lawn chair tethered to helium balloons. And how about visiting that city” in eastern Oregon with a year-round population of zero to two, depending o... read more
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Award-winning children's book editor helps you develop your ideas and voice into a finished book. Effective query letters and proposals too.
Former development editor for Macmillan Learning and freelance writer specializing in educational content for college courses.