I am Polly Letofsky, owner and founder of My Word Publishing, a self-publishing consulting service. When we set up My Word Publishing, we wanted to set up a system that guided authors through the publishing of their own book seamlessly, swiftly, and affordably. It was created to be a service where we give the author the options along the way, but they make all the final decisions. A place where the author upholds all creative control, maintains all distribution rights, and all the profits end up in their hands. So we created My Word Publishing, a company that does everything a publishing company does, but your works are published in your company name. --Polly Letofsky was named Woman of the Year at the 2012 Colorado Business Women’s Network
WINNER 2011 WRITER'S DIGEST ANNUAL BEST BOOK AWARDS Best Memoir WINNER 2011 IPPY BOOK AWARDS Best Memoir FINALIST 2011 USA BEST BOOK AWARDS Polly Letofsky left her Colorado home and headed west across 4 continents and over 14,000 miles—by foot—to become the first woman to walk around the world. In a spirit of adventure, along with the goal of raising global awareness for breast cancer, strange... read more
Sharp-witted, always-organized Keira Graham has traded in her high tech career as a systems analyst for the whirlwind world of event planning. As she builds up her fledging business, she learns that her widowed mother has news of her own -- a serious gentleman caller! Is Keira ready for mom’s new romance?When she gets a game-changing opportunity to organize a major event on a luxury Caribbean ... read more
Readers' Favorite Award™-Winning Love on the Back Burner spins the story of sassy Alexandria D'Agostino. She is youngest in a tight-knit Italian-American family with a successful marketing career and a passion for cooking, yet her romantic life is less than 4-star. For years, she has tried cooking her way into men's hearts by flaunting her old world culinary skills, but now, she's changing the... read more
"A beautiful story of someone who has overcome a physical handicap and changed it into a force that is an inspiration." -- President Jimmy CarterBorn ten weeks premature and requiring oxygen to survive, Gail Hamilton's first six weeks of life began within an incubator. Six months later, doctors discovered that Gail had retrolental fibroplasia (RLF), an eye condition caused by the infusion of 1... read more
Clyde and I is a delightful story of friendship starring the newest children’s favorite, Clyde the Green Giraffe. Storyteller, Russ Towne, will leave your children charmed and inspired to give and get love, while learning the lesson of forming friendships of those who are very different from us. Brilliantly illustrated by Josh McGill, he has captured the story with vibrant lovable characters t... read more
Life delivers lessons in the most unexpected ways. For a young girl on her family farm in rural Missouri, it all begins in the barn. That’s where Mary comes face to face with her questioning heart and the answers she never could have imagined. Growing Home is the story of one girl’s hunger to know more about her roots and looking for ways to understand herself. Living on the farm with Grandpa ... read more
Acknowledging three critical "refining" moments in our lives--physical, emotional, and financial--can take us down a path of continuous improvement toward a more fulfilling second half of life. Though we often zoom past these moments during our too-busy days, they can make us, break us, shape us, and, if we allow, refine us:Change the success paradigm and the outdated view of retirement. Elimi... read more
Follow Star as he discovers just how much the children of the world depend on him. Wise Moon guides him through the night sky toward hope and dreams. Sometimes we all need simple reminders of how significant we are to the ones who love us. This bedtime story brings out the wishes and helpfulness we all have inside of us. Sweet dreams!
"Mastery in our careers (and in our lives!) requires that we constantly produce results beyond and out of the ordinary. Mastery is a product of consistently going beyond our limits. For most people, it starts with technical excellence in a chosen field and a commitment to that excellence. If you're willing to commit yourself to excellence, to surround yourself with things that represent this e... read more
Baking Breakfast: Delicious, Wholesome Muffins, Breads and Cakes Inspired by Three Generations of Family Cooking is an easy-to-follow, handsomely illustrated collection of original recipes. The book contains more than 40 sweet and savory recipes (6 of them gluten-free) to enjoy for breakfast or brunch, with your morning coffee, tea, or as afternoon treats. Detailed lists highlight the 16 quick... read more
Virginia Ames was born in the Deep South at the dawn of the twentieth century. In her hundredth year, Ames takes us back to the 1970 cross-country sojourn wherein she and daughter Mary poignantly and critically looked at a century of sociability and social change--including race relations, revolutionary politics, the auto, space exploration, and flight. Braided into the sinuous strands of an e... read more
Sue was born when Teddy Roosevelt was President, raised in the brand new town of Pettibone in the North Dakota prairie. She honeymooned in the Black Hills of South Dakota when Mount Rushmore was just a mountain. She raised five children, three of them born during the Depression. She made music, she traveled, she taught. She knew about love and loss, about disappointment, delight and despair. A... read more
"Ben Larned did a great job with his first novel... everything you can ask for as a horror reader." - D.W. Jones, Blood Moon Rising Magazine Sammy Carter thinks his troubles are over when his older brother gets him a job at the prestigious Pine Hills Golf Club. But they've only just begun. Before he knows it, Sammy is caught in a web of secrets, lies, and conspiracies that transcend even the g... read more
An eco-parable about climate change and the inner responsibility to the outside world. Ping returns in this third adventure with a traveler's tale that is both timely and necessary. Ping is troubled by disturbing indications of growing imbalances in Eden Pond that compel him to embark on his greatest journey yet: to help guide a stricken world back to the path of harmony. Ping and the Rescue o... read more
A parable about adapting to change and overcoming obstacles. This is the story of Ping, a frog who's ignored the signs of his pond drying up around him, and is stuck in the mud. Ping represents everybody who has encountered a setback, needs to take a risk, or is struggling with the challenges of change -- that is to say, he is all of us. Ping's tale inspires us to take risks and persevere-and ... read more
Travel with Dr. Jennifer Goble as she and her clients invite you into their world. Smile at their humanity, admire their tenacity and strengths, and cry with their pain. Explore glimpses of yourself, your family, or someone you know in these authentic stories. Through their stories, you might find answers to your own struggles and apply new perspectives to your life. Welcome to the dynamic wor... read more
PMS!! Does it cause you to feel irritable, sad, sore, achy and bloated? Does it cause you to reach for that family sized bag of chips or the mega sized chocolate bar? Many women accept PMS as being a part of life, something that we are all meant to suffer through. In Stress Less about PMS Linda Ljucovic shows us how we can take control over the way we feel. She teaches us that there are better... read more
Sixteen year old Rachel White has it all together… Or does she? After witnessing her mom’s suicide attempt, Rachel is facing another nightmare – the possibility of foster care. As if that wasn’t bad enough, her older sister Debbie thinks she has the perfect solution: to drive halfway across the country in search of their biological father. Rachel isn’t sure what’s worse. Can she trust the sist... read more
2014 READERS FAVORITE AWARD FOR FICTION GOLD MEDAL2014 INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARDS GOLD MEDAL2014 LIVING NOW BOOK AWARDS GOLD MEDAL FOR INSPIRATIONAL FICTIONFEATURED ON MARIASHRIVER.COMAN ABSENT MIND, a riveting new novel and book club pick from Eric Rill, author of PINNACLE OF DECEIT and THE INNOCENT TRAITOR, is about a race against time. The ticking time bomb is Saul Reimer's sanity. H... read more
Becoming Mrs. Rogers is the true and heart-felt story of one couple's journey into acceptance following a devastating genetic diagnosis for both of their sons. Their story, its highs and lows entwined with its wisdom and compassion, has become a beacon of hope for thousands of families struggling with fragile X and other autism spectrum disorders. Fragile X is a common and inherited cause of l... read more
The Results Map takes a new approach to planning and increasing outcomes while transforming executives to a life of balance and ultimate success. Kimberly Alexander guides you through every step to adopt each principle, change behaviors and achieve the results that will catapult your business to a new level. The Results Map helps you answer questions such as: * How can I gain clear perspective... read more
One little girl, three grandmas! Sounds pretty good, doesn't it? Well, three times the presents from Grandma, Granny, and NaNa (the real ones pictured at left) isn't as wonderful as most grandkids would think in this humorous tale. Based on a true story, find out what happens when gift-giving becomes a battle!
Explore this unique sewing technique that will dazzle both you and your friends! With Landscape Fiber Painting, Heidi Heuerman will guide you into a new world of fiber art that will let you develop your artistic side. • Step-by-step demonstrations guiding you through a complete project • Tips on selecting the perfect inspirational photograph • Instructions to prepare a working “canvas” • How t... read more
Mark and Robyn Glaser’s lives were unexpectedly turned on their heads when, in 2010, they were involved in a serious motorcycle accident. After suffering terrible head and spinal injuries, the prospects for Mark ever living a normal life again seemed bleak. The story of his recovery and return to normality is an amazing tale of resilience, perseverance, the importance of family, and of the tal... read more
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I'm a New York City-based editor specializing in commercial nonfiction, and have worked on several NYT-bestselling titles.
Editor / publisher with more than 15 years experience in children’s publishing including Penguin Random House and Scholastic