Professional Development

I am a firm believer in personal and professional development. Finding and taking courses that will strengthen my skill set is a requirement I’m happy to fulfill. Being my best professional self is important to me for the benefit of my authors.

Below are the courses I’ve taken recently.


  • The Secret Architecture of Short Fiction (Tom Paine • NH Writer’s Project)
  • B-School (Marie Forleo)
  • Developmental Editing of Fiction: Beginning (Jennifer Lawler • EFA*)
  • Developmental Editing of Fiction: Intermediate (Jennifer Lawler • EFA)
  • Developmental Editing of Fiction: Advanced (Jennifer Lawler • EFA)
  • How to Create a Killer Book Marketing Plan (Sandra Beckwith • EFA)
  • From Shy to Sold: Querying, Proposing, and Getting Your (or Your Client’s) Book Published (Ally E. Machate • EFA)
  • Successful Self-Publishing from Both Sides (Ally E. Machate • EFA)
  • Author Platform 101 (Tim Grahl)
  • Launch a Bestseller (Tim Grahl)
  • 603: The Writers’ Conference 2018 (NH Writers’ Project • Richard Russo, Keynote Speaker)
    Building a Fantastical or Science-Fictional World (Jeanne Cavelos)
    “So You Think You Know Me?” Interviewing Your Characters (Ana E Ross)
    Point Of View: How to Tell the Story (Indira Ganesan)

*Editorial Freelancers Association