I’m a full-time freelance writer, editor, photographer, and publishing industry consultant in New York and the author of 16 non-fiction books, 6 under my own name (Running Press) and 10 ghostwritten. I have published fiction/poetry in book anthologies and literary magazines, and edited books have won 30 awards and made the NYT Bestseller List.
I have written articles for such publications as Woman's Day, Business Insider, Just Luxe, and South China Morning Post, and I'm a magna cum laude college graduate with a B.A. in English.
I have covered many topics: health/medicine including alternative medicine, cosmetic surgery/dermatology, law, meditation/NLP, spirituality, popular business, leadership, parenting, psychology, sexuality, entertainment (theater, dance, music, film), art, luxury travel, eco-travel, bird watching, yachting, parenting, food, wine, and more.
I provide ghostwriting and copy writing services, as well as critiques, developmental editing, and copy editing.
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
Book Publishing Consumer
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Tweens News (1-2), Copper in the Arts Magazine (10+), Reel Life With Jane (10+), Luxury Web Magazine (10+), Minerva Place (6-10), Running Press/Perseus Books (6-10), Just Luxe (3-5), City Room (3-5), Global Writes (3-5), Your Tango (3-5), Cultural Tours Worldwide (1-2), His & Hers (1-2), Independent Restaurateur (1-2), Inside Out Travel (1-2), Dream of Italy (1-2), Executive Travel Magazine (1-2), Farewell Travels (1-2), Fit Focus (1-2), Ft. Myers Magazine (1-2), American Moms (1-2), Business Insider (1-2), Kraze Magazine (1-2), Restaurant Management (1-2), Natural Awakenings (1-2), Of Spirit (1-2), South China Morning Post (1-2), The Cute Kid (1-2), Travelers Digest (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Teuteberg Incorporated (6-10), Aesthetic Brand Marketing (10+), David Frey, D.D.S. (6-10), Sinclair Intimacy Institute (3-5), Rainforest Foundation (3-5), Dozens more clients in varied industries (6-10), Brand Development Associates International Ltd. (10+), Hafner Creative Communications (10+), Rosen Law Firm (10+)
Other Work History
Published poetry and short fiction in literary magazines and book anthologies. Photographs published in magazines, books, and corporate marketing materials.
Book typesetting and design, brochure and newsletter design, still photography, basic photo editing in Photoshop
Windows, Word, WordPress, MSOffice, Excel, Photoshop, Quicken, PowerPoint
Windows setup on desktop and laptop; Canon 30D SLR with 18-55 mm (IS) zoom, 50mm macro, 55-250 mm (IS) zoom, and 75-300 mm zoom (IS) lenses; digital audio recorder; Photoshop
Deborah Grandinetti, Running Press; Brenda Bence, BDA Int'l; Debra Fine
Poetry and photography awards
Authors Guild; former member of American Society of Journalists and Authors; International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association; Association of Ghostwriters; International Travel Writers Alliance; New York Travel Writers Association