Success Stories

Here’s a partial listing of some of the students from my Non-Fiction Book Proposal class who have gone on to publish books. If I added coaching clients, the list would be even longer.

Judith Gille, The View from Casa Chepitos: A Journey Beyond the Border (Davis Bay Press, 2013). Judith was a student in my Non-Fiction Book Proposal Class in Winter 2008 and my DIY Publishing Class in 2010.

 

Mary Oak, Heart’s Oratorio:  One Woman’s Journey through Love. Death and Modern Medicine (Goldenstone, 2013) (Mary was a student in my Non-Fiction Book Proposal class in Winter 2008 and a current member of the Shipping Group)

 

 

 

Shannon Huffman Polson, North of Hope; A Daughter’s Arctic Journey (Zondervan, 2013) Shannon was in my Deep Revision class in 2009

Whitney Keyes, Propel: Five Ways to Amp-Up Your Marketing and Accelerate Business (Career Press, 2012) Whitney was a student in my DIY Publishing class–see her self-published books below

 

 

Janna Cawrse Esarey, The Motion of the Ocean: 1 Small Boat, 2 Average Lovers and a Woman’s Search for the Meaning of Wife, Touchstone 2009 (Student, Winter 2007)

 

Candace Dempsey, Murder in Italy: The Shocking Slaying of a British Student, the Accused American Girl, and an International Scandal, Penguin/Berkley 2010 (Student, Winter 2007)

Corbin Lewars, Creating a Life: The Memoir of a Writer and a Mom in the Making, Catalyst Book Press 2010 (Student, Winter 2007)


Kathy Gehrt, Discover Cooking with Lavender, Florentia Press, 2010 (Student, Winter 2003)

Joan Stamm, Heaven and Earth are Flowers: Reflections on Ikebana and Buddhism, Wisdom Publications 2010 (Student, Summer 2006)

 

 

 Randall Benson, The Quest Effect: Mastering Breakthrough in your Organization, New Grail 2010

 

 

 Jonathan Henry Harrington, The Climate Diet: How You Can Cut Carbon, Cut Costs and Save the Planet, Routledge 2008 (Student, Summer 2006)

 

  Sally Bjornsen, The Single Girl’s Guide to Marrying a Man, His Kids and Ex-Wife: Becoming a Stepmother with Humor and Grace, New American Library 2005 (Student, Spring 2001)

Joy Walker, Three Years and Thirteen Dumpsters: Cleaning House After Dementia, CreateSpace 2011 (Student, Winter 2009)

 
 
 

Sonya Elliott, Back on the Court: A Young Woman’s Triumphant Return to Life, Love and Basketball, Full Court Design, 2011 (Student, Winter 2003)

 

Caroline Feiss, Remaking American Places: The Vision of Carl Feiss, Architect, Planner, Preservationist, CreateSpace 2011 (Student, Winter 2007)

 

 

Whitney Keyes, Media Tips for Authors: How to Get Free Publicity for Your Book, Whitney Keyes Publications, 2008 AND Media Tips for Small Businesses: How to Get Publicity–for Free! Whitney Keyes Publications 2009

Maria Ross, Branding Basics for Small Businesses: How to Create an Irresistible Brand on any Budget, Norlightspress.com, 2010

 

 

Cathy Goodwin, 21 Day Extreme Career Makeover, e-book workbook, published 2008 (Student, Winter 2007)

 

“I wanted you to know that I consider your class on preparing a nonfiction book proposal as the best start my book could have had.  You made me understand the process and how to order my thoughts to actually produce a product.  Thank you!” Caroline Feiss, author of Remaking American Places

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