Patricia Zick

Patricia Zick - Editor

Tallahassee, FL, USA

I am a storyteller no matter what I write.

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Overview

I'm an author and editor.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
History
Fiction
Romance

Work experience

Editor/Author

Self-employed
January, 2003 – Present (over 17 years)

I offer developmental, copy, and line editing services along with proofreading. I also provide coaching comments on first drafts. I format and publish novels for clients.

Portfolio (6 selected works)

Love on Trial (Rivals in Love Book 1)

P.C. Zick

Two lawyers on opposite sides of the aisle despise one another...at first.When Jude Crandall fights for justice, she is a formidable opponent. Malik Moore may hate his job as an attorney for a prestigious Chicago law firm, but he stands up to the force of prosecutor Jude in the battle of opposites.They disagree on most everything, except the love they both feel for their dogs, a Boston terrier... read more

Two lawyers on opposite sides of the aisle despise one another...at first.When Jude Crandall fights for justice, she is a formidable opponent. Malik Moore may hate his job as an attorney for a prestigious Chicago law firm, but he stands up to the force of prosecutor Jude in the battle of opposites.They disagree on most everything, except the love they both feel for their dogs, a Boston terrier... read more

Behind the Altar (Behind the Love Book 1)

P.C. Zick

A tattoo artist on a Harley. A do-gooder beauty. A forbidden passion.Leah Bryant lives a quiet life helping others. When her future mother-in-law, Geraldine, threatens her causes, she's left confused by the hypocrisy and befuddled by a stranger who roars into town on a Harley.Dean Davis never wanted to return to his hometown. But when his father dies, he knows he must return and faced his moth... read more

A tattoo artist on a Harley. A do-gooder beauty. A forbidden passion.Leah Bryant lives a quiet life helping others. When her future mother-in-law, Geraldine, threatens her causes, she's left confused by the hypocrisy and befuddled by a stranger who roars into town on a Harley.Dean Davis never wanted to return to his hometown. But when his father dies, he knows he must return and faced his moth... read more

Smoky Mountain Romances: Four Stories of Love and Family

P.C. Zick

Love, family, and pets – four novellas set in the fictional town of Laurel, North Caroline. It’s easy to fall in love with the characters with the Smoky Mountains providing the perfect backdrop for falling in love.Minty’s KissA childhood crush and a lost kitten combine for one sweet Christmas romance in the Smoky Mountains. When Molly retreats to North Carolina with Gracie, her ten-year-old da... read more

Love, family, and pets – four novellas set in the fictional town of Laurel, North Caroline. It’s easy to fall in love with the characters with the Smoky Mountains providing the perfect backdrop for falling in love.Minty’s KissA childhood crush and a lost kitten combine for one sweet Christmas romance in the Smoky Mountains. When Molly retreats to North Carolina with Gracie, her ten-year-old da... read more

Trails in the Sand (Florida Fiction Series)

P.C. Zick

Oil gushing from the depths of the Gulf of Mexico’s floor. Petroleum-covered wildlife gasping for air. Tar balls pushing into the grassy habitat of marine life. Beaches suffocating with the smell of fossil fuel instead of salt air.All the while, sea turtles, in an ancient ritual, march from the sea, unaware of the dangers lurking for their precious cargo once hatched. The eggs laid—sometimes m... read more

Oil gushing from the depths of the Gulf of Mexico’s floor. Petroleum-covered wildlife gasping for air. Tar balls pushing into the grassy habitat of marine life. Beaches suffocating with the smell of fossil fuel instead of salt air.All the while, sea turtles, in an ancient ritual, march from the sea, unaware of the dangers lurking for their precious cargo once hatched. The eggs laid—sometimes m... read more

Live from the Road: A Magical Route 66 Novel

P.C. Zick

Fun. Raucous. Haunting. Sad.Best friends Meg and Sally seek a change in the mundane routine of their lives. “Is this all there is?” Sally asks Meg after visiting a dying friend in the hospital. That’s when Meg suggests they take a journey to discover the answer. Joined by their daughters, they set off on a journey of salvation enhanced by the glories of the Mother Road. Along the way, they are... read more

Fun. Raucous. Haunting. Sad.Best friends Meg and Sally seek a change in the mundane routine of their lives. “Is this all there is?” Sally asks Meg after visiting a dying friend in the hospital. That’s when Meg suggests they take a journey to discover the answer. Joined by their daughters, they set off on a journey of salvation enhanced by the glories of the Mother Road. Along the way, they are... read more

A Merry Mountain Christmas (Smoky Mountain Romance Book 4)

P.C. Zick

First love returns to the Smoky Mountains with a little help from a rescue dog named Chester.Fran is adjusting after her husband’s death when her first love comes back to town upsetting her family and leading her to an inspiration. Fran first fell in love with Michael as a teenager. When he broke her heart, she married Carl and lived a happy life for more than thirty years until Carl died trag... read more

First love returns to the Smoky Mountains with a little help from a rescue dog named Chester.Fran is adjusting after her husband’s death when her first love comes back to town upsetting her family and leading her to an inspiration. Fran first fell in love with Michael as a teenager. When he broke her heart, she married Carl and lived a happy life for more than thirty years until Carl died trag... read more

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