writing tips


Of course you do! Everyone can benefit from helpful writing tips, whether you’re an emerging author or veteran novelist! Get expert advice from a book editor, ghostwriter, blogger and content developer with decades of experience. I’ve worked with many authors, many genres and many publications, and became an gatherer of tips, myself! I love sharing information and welcome your comments. I’ll keep adding nuggets of wisdom to help clients and potential clients well into the future. Perhaps you’d like to share some, yourself! These writing tips are inspired by questions from the authors who trust me with their manuscripts, as well as the magazine assignments I chase. Got questions? Ask me and I’ll do my best to answer.

Book Editor Interviews: Eight Movies

Book Editor Interviews I’m a book editor. I’m a journalist. And sometimes these two careers intersect in interesting ways! It inspired me to roll out what I call my “book editor interviews” with highly recognizable movie talent. For instance, I […]

Texas Journalist — I’m In Love With A Church Girl

  I’m a book editor and Texas journalist…let’s just say I love a good story. Pastor and Executive Producer Galley Molina certainly has one! His movie, I’m in Love with a Church Girl, is loosely based on his life experiences […]

Live For Today: Houston Book Editing and a Post Production Feature Film

  This post is about one of my favorite Houston book editing adventures. Ever. Imagine a book editing project in the middle of a feature film… in post production! As a book editor, this was a new one for me! Author […]

Heaven is For Real: Book and Movie Interviews

  Well, let’s begin by bracing ourselves for an extremely lengthy post. I’m pondering the intersection of book editing and films, inspired by my interviews with author Todd Burpo. His book Heaven is For Real came out in 2010, followed […]

Author Roma Downey: Producer of Son of God

This! This was a Big Deal! It was a memorable event when Roma Downey traveled to Houston to promote her 20th Century Fox movie, Son of God. Governor Rick Perry traveled from Austin and joined Joel and Victoria Osteen at […]

The Christmas Candle: Books to Film

The Christmas Candle: A Classic Example of “Books to Film” Projects Anyone interested in politics recognizes the name Senator Rick Santorum. But my interview with him had nothing to do with politics and everything to do with faith. As president […]

Director Peter Ramsey: Books and Movies

I’m an experienced book editor and journalist who absolutely loves interviewing movie directors…especially those who have adapted a book to a movie. Peter Ramsey is one such Hollywood director and is notably the first African American to direct a big […]

Walking With The Enemy: When a Little-Known Story Becomes a Movie

If this doesn’t make you want to write your story, I don’t know what will! Well…I just watched Walking with the Enemy starring Ben Kingsley on Netflix. I interviewed director, Mark Schmidt, when I was editor in chief of Katy […]

Recommended Reading by an Amazon Book Editor

I love to work with authors and shout out their accomplishments. I call myself an Amazon book editor because most of my clients list their novels, biographies and memoirs on Amazon. I’ve also interviewed some notable people who have authored […]