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Starting out in a small publishing firm as a copywriter after college, she quickly worked her way up to copyeditor and into marketing, honing her skills on the inner workings of the publishing process. She took this experience and began her own company with one goal: to provide authors with honest feedback and superior work in writing, editing, and marketing.
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My name is Emma Sawyer.I met Charlie and Wyatt on the same sultry, summer day. The moment happened out of nowhere, all fast and quick and a little strange. Or maybe that was just Wyatt's personality.It was Charlie that brought us together. Little Charlie with those ridiculous ears. I found the dog, waiting in a pool of his own blood. Waiting for someone. Waiting for me.Now Wyatt, he wasn't wai... read more
The big idea behind Quarter-Life Calling is that your twenties is the best time and place in your life to start discovering God’s calling in your life and imagining the possibility of what it might look like to hit your sweet spot in life. This is a book for millennials who want to break free from the rat race – for those who believed they were created for something more. Paul Sohn introduces ... read more
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As Black Tuesday triggers financial despondency, three young couples in New York City must trade their lives of luxury for poverty, tragedy, and setbacks. When Jonathan Garrett’s brokerage firm collapses on the day of the Stock Market Crash, he unites with his closest friends (and former business partners), Aryl and Caleb, to relocate, track down a low-paying job, and cultivate a new life. As ... read more
What if facing your darkest fears meant finding a brighter future?A once-perfect life has spiraled out of control for Stephanie and Phillip Bouchard after their daughter’s drug addiction leaves them blind-sided and hopeless. Their strained relationship escalates when financial troubles and Phillip’s near infidelity pierce Stephanie’s heart, dragging her into an emotionally untouchable state. S... read more
2015 Goodreads Choice Award Semi-Finalist:Best Debut Author for The Mason List"An epic love. An epic hate. An epic story that would last a lifetime."Today, 8:15 p.m.I hurt. I hurt so deeply, I felt the pain searing in my bones and jabbing like a hot poker into my heart. I knew nothing would make it better as the memories pulled from the crevices of my mind, detailing the bad and the ugly, fill... read more
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Experienced copyeditor, proofreader, and fact checker proficient with Chicago style. I specialize in literary and historical fiction.
Writer at Nerdist, HelloGiggles, and Geek & Sundry. Editor at Penguin Random House for 5 1/2 years working in fiction and non-fiction.