Mike Kennedy

Mike Kennedy - Editor

Boulder, CO, USA

I'm a longtime freelancer who has authored more than 2 dozen books and served as the editor on literally 10 times that many titles.

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Overview

I've been working in and around the publishing world for more than 25 years, with vast experience as an author, editor and photo researcher, especially in the area of children's non-fiction. I've also done extensive writing for a wide variety of websites, including my role as co-founder of.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Sports & Outdoors

Work experience

President

Self-employed
January, 2008 – Present (over 13 years)

The Write Guy provides a wide variety of editorial services, including ad copywriting, website content creation, proofreading, and ghostwriting.

Partner

Black Book Partners, LLC
January, 2003 – Present (over 18 years)

Black Book Partners is a full-service custom publishers, including content creation, graphic design, photo procurement and marketing.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Long Ball: The Legend And Lore of the Home Run (Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Intermediate Grades) (Spectacular Sports)

Mark Stewart, Mike Kennedy

Explore the stories behind home run stats and look at baseball's "greatest hit" from the game's beginnings through today.

Explore the stories behind home run stats and look at baseball's "greatest hit" from the game's beginnings through today.

Touchdown: The Power and Precision of Football's Perfect Play (Spectacular Sports)

Mark Stewart, Mike Kennedy

Touchdown: The Power and Precision of Football's Perfect Play takes readers beyond the record books and explores all aspects of bringing the ball into the end zone. From football's very beginnings to the most current action on the field, authors Mark Stewart and Mike Kennedy cover the touchdown in fascinating detail. Find out all about the top players, witness the most memorable touchdowns in ... read more

Touchdown: The Power and Precision of Football's Perfect Play takes readers beyond the record books and explores all aspects of bringing the ball into the end zone. From football's very beginnings to the most current action on the field, authors Mark Stewart and Mike Kennedy cover the touchdown in fascinating detail. Find out all about the top players, witness the most memorable touchdowns in ... read more

Swish: The Quest for Basketball's Perfect Shot (Spectacular Sports)

Mark Stewart, Mike Kennedy

From three-pointers to slam dunks, Swish: The Quest for Basketball’s Perfect Shot goes beyond the record books and explores all aspects of making a basket. This book features amazing shots, player profiles, and tons of trivia. Authors Mark Stewart and Mike Kennedy cover basketball from the late 1800s to modern times, showcasing top male and female players both at the college level and in the pros.

From three-pointers to slam dunks, Swish: The Quest for Basketball’s Perfect Shot goes beyond the record books and explores all aspects of making a basket. This book features amazing shots, player profiles, and tons of trivia. Authors Mark Stewart and Mike Kennedy cover basketball from the late 1800s to modern times, showcasing top male and female players both at the college level and in the pros.

Goal!: The Fire and Fury of Soccer's Greatest Moment (Spectacular Sports)

Mark Stewart, Mike Kennedy

What goal caused the most legendary celebration in soccer history? Who invented the bicycle kick? Who was the first player to score 1,000 goals? Get the full story on scoring goals in soccer, from the earliest days to the present. This book is full of facts about the sport’s greatest goals and the women and men who scored them.

What goal caused the most legendary celebration in soccer history? Who invented the bicycle kick? Who was the first player to score 1,000 goals? Get the full story on scoring goals in soccer, from the earliest days to the present. This book is full of facts about the sport’s greatest goals and the women and men who scored them.

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Major Wright
My experience with mike was amazing not only did he help me he taught me as well.

Major Wright, May 2021


Arjun Jaswal
Mr. Kennedy was a pleasure to work with! Throughout the entire process, he always acted as a true professional, and his the quality of his edits was outstanding. I am super grateful that he agreed to edit my book, and I could not imagine what this process would have been like if I had chosen a different editor. I would definitely recommend him!

Arjun Jaswal, January 2021


Christina Ricci
I enjoyed working with Mike. He was thorough, on schedule and offered excellent suggestions as next steps. I highly recommend!

Christina Ricci, March 2019

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