As a freelance Children’s Book Consultant and Copywriter with over fourteen years experience in youth publishing, marketing, and copywriting, for both the academic and trade markets, I am an expert in children’s and young adult books.  By combining my Masters in Children’s Literature with my unique work experience I provide publishers and marketing firms with the tools they need to make their products standout in today’s competitive marketplace.

Noteworthy Skills Include: 

  • Master of Arts in Children’s Literature
  • Over fourteen years of professional children’s book publishing experience
  • Authored over 30 books for kids, tweens, and teens
  • Teaches Children’s Literature in The Graduate school of Publishing at Rosemont College
  • Specialization in Common Core State Standards (CCSS) alignment, correlations and writing standards based learning activities for books
  • Understands the different strategies and challenges of old and new media
  • Educational publishing skills: book leveling (GRL), correlations, writing teacher’s and book guides, themeing, indexing, editing for educational content and age appropriateness, compiling book lists and recommendations, creating and executing comprehensive marketing plans for the academic market
  • Trade publishing skills: writing marketing and promotional materials such as activities, event kits, website copy, back of book material, print and online ads, displays, broadsides, posters, catalogs, brochures, sell-sheets, book guides, tag lines, press releases, podcast scripts, video book trailers, and interviews, cover copy, and author bios
  • Can work onsite or from home with access to high-speed Internet and a variety of technology and tools—an ideal candidate for onsite or telecommuting contractual work

Below are just some of my past clients