I am a freelance editor, writer, and instructor in writing who collaborates with authors to develop and write their books, ghostwrite books, blogs, and newsletters, edit for both authors and businesses, and teach creative writing.
Mahala Church gives writers and businesses the competitive edge. An editor, author, and writing instructor, Church uses her writing skills to pen articles for websites, blogs, and magazines. Her writing couples her degrees in fine arts and nursing to work with an international group of business clients, creating web and blog posts, book reviews, manuals, bylaws, newsletters, and handbooks. She edits both fiction and non-fiction manuscripts for a diverse group of authors and teaches creative writing to adults and teens. A Pushcart Prize nominee in 2008, Church is a published author of articles, short stories, novels, and personal essays. Editorial credits include anthologies, novels, short stories. Church supports writers through writing groups and her classroom activities. A founding board member of the Emerald Coast Writers, she co-founded the Mobile Writers Group in Mobile, Alabama. Her monthly newsletter, Tea & Empathy for Writers and Barefoot Writing Academy classes can be accessed through
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I chase stories that change lives, and I enjoy helping others tell their stories, too. Two-time New York Times bestselling author.
My bestseller has sold half a million copies. I am a seasoned ghostwriter, editor, & publisher of 20 years in fiction & nonfiction.