Jury Party: Taking Responsible Charge of Our Government, by S. Roy Johnson, June 2015, CreateSpace. Visit www.Amazon.com.
- The Jury Party is based on the most trusted institution the world has seen: the simple, common jury. The broad aim of the party is to create a government that can finally be trusted. This book describes a way to achieve real democracy by enabling the people themselves to take responsible charge of the issues confronting our communities, states and nation.
Riches to Rags: Why Rich Celebrities and Pro-Athletes Go Broke and How to Avoid It, by Dr. Ernest Pecoraro and Laurence Sledge, J.D., May 2014, CreateSpace. Visit www.Amazon.com.
- Why do rich celebrities and pro-athletes go broke after making millions? It is for the same reason that most people cannot manage the money they do have - they don�t know how. The book teaches everything a celebrity or anyone needs to know in an easy-to-understand-and-apply nutshell that can be read in a couple of hours.
Becoming a True Champion: Achieving Athletic Excellence from the Inside Out, by Kirk Mango with Daveda Lamont. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012. Visit www.BecomingaTrueChampion.com.
- A timely, compelling guide for aspiring athletes in any sport: how to overcome the toughest obstacles to improve; create proper mindsets for competition, training and long-term success; understand the importance and relevance to current athletes of integrity and other vital principles; exactly how to train and condition; form an overall plan to achieve their highest goals.
Taking Charge of Your Stroke Recovery: A Personal Recovery Workbook, by Roger Maxwell, Kathy Maxwell and Daveda Lamont (Taking Charge Books, Inc. September 2008).
- This innovative self-directed recovery method presents clear, simple and effective plans to help stroke survivors complete their recovery at home and eliminate remaining stroke disabilities after rehab ends. Provides worksheets for tracking progress. Visit www.TakingChargeBooks.com.
The 24-Hour Diet(TM): The No-Denial Strategy of Fabulous Food to Make You Lean-for-Life, by Brian Scott Peskin, B.S.E.E., M.I.T. with Stephen Cavallino, M.D.
- This book demystifies the prime cause of obesity, debunking prevalent nutritional myths. Shows how and why carbohydrates provoke fat-production, and highlights long-known but ignored metabolic science from leading medical textbooks and journals. Visit BrianPeskin.com.
Two Dogs, a Donkey and a Frenchwoman: The Life, Legacy and Adventures of a Traveling Canine Comedy Act, by Michael Sanger (Mountainside Press, January 2007).
- The fascinating story of Mike Sanger's life as a sixth-generation English circus performer and direct descendant of "Lord" George Sanger, the celebrated Victorian showman. He tells how he revived the classic canine/human comedy sketch that his father had created, covers their meager times, misadventures and eventual renown all over Europe and in the U.S. with his family troupe: his beautiful French wife Pascale, many dogs and a donkey. Visit listing at Amazon.com.
The Hidden Story of Cancer, by Brian Scott Peskin with Amid Habib, M.D. (Pinnacle Press, 2006-2007).
- Revolutionary cancer prevention program based on the underacknowledged seminal discovery of the prime cause of cancer by Otto Warburg, M.D.; includes non-drug, nutritional cancer prevention, based entirely on scientific studies and medical texts. Assisted with development and organization of book, performed comprehensive editing, revision and writing, pre-submission. Visit BrianPeskin.com.
Scars That Can Heal: Does Every Life Have Value? by David Louis (Booklocker.com, 2006).
- The moving and unimaginable self-told story of an orphan who was placed in the foster care system as an abused infant, then shunted in and out of over 30 foster care placements. He survived a childhood of horrendous mental and physical abuse and torture, injustice, despair and loneliness, rebellion and arrests, then found the key to rescue himself. He received scholarships to college and then dedicated his life to helping and counseling orphans and foster kids and advocating for adoption as the founder of Heart Gallery Hawaii. Visit listing at Amazon.com.
Mike's Tips: Advice for Men Who Think Too Much and Do Too Little, by Michael Ryan (Booklocker.com, 2005).
- A compendium of practical and inspirational tips for men, based on the author's experiences and successes, covering all areas of life, career, problems and relationships. Comprehensive editing and revision pre-submission. Visit MikeShaneRyan.com.
The Song That Never Ended, by John Novello (New Paradigm Books, 2003).
- Inspirational book exploring with love, loss through illness, and spiritual awakening. Pre-submission copyediting. Visit listing at Amazon.com.
The Professional Singer's Handbook, by Gloria Rusch (Hal Leonard Corporation, 1998).
- Comprehensive singer's career and business guide. I helped develop, expand and refine the book; had complete editorial responsibility for content and quality. Editing, heavy rewriting and chapter contribution.
The Classic Series, by Linda & Barry Wehrli (Wehrli Publications, 1996).
- Beginning piano lesson books. Copyediting.
Studio AffairsMy Life as a Film Director, by Vincent Sherman (Univ. of Kentucky Press, 1996).
- Autobiography of Warner Bros. director of Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Richard Burton, Paul Newman, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Rita Hayworth, Ronald Reagan and Ava Gardner during Hollywood's Golden Age. Editorial consultation, editing and rewrite notes.
How to Make a Living as a Musician, by Marty Buttwinick (Sonata Publications, 1995).
- Musicians' career guide. Editorial consultation and editing of problem chapters.
Sweethearts: The Timeless Love AffairOn-Screen and OffBetween Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy, by Sharon Rich, Jon Eddy (Donald I. Fine Books, 1994).
- Substantive editing and copyediting of original draft.
The Artists' Manifesto, by Thomas Lane (Wildfire Press, Los Angeles, 1991).
- Inspirational career guide for musicians and other artists. Substantive editing.
Frame by Frame, A Handbook for Creative Filmmaking, by Eric Sherman (Acrobat Books, Los Angeles, 1989).
- Film instruction manual by Emmy-winning producer/director; still in print and used in film schools. Developmental editing to turn author's class outline and notes into comprehensive manual.
Disputed Parentage: The Story of the Universe, by G.M. Bergman (World Studies Press, Los Angeles, 1988).
- Disputation of "Big Bang" theory in theoretical physics. Substantive editing and copyediting.
The Contemporary Keyboardist, by John Novello (Warner Bros. Publications Inc., 1986; Hal Leonard Corporation, 2001).
- Comprehensive jazz keyboards instruction manual, 576 pages. Developmental editing, writing, and copyediting. Revised and republished in 2001.
Motorcycle Dictionary, by William Kosbab (Career Publishing, Orange, CA, 1983).
- Edited and largely rewrote this elementary technical dictionary.
How to Survive and Prosper During the 80s, Dennis Winfrey (Winfrey Publications, 1982).
- Compendium of financial advice for consumers. Substantive editing of excerpted source materials; wrote exercises for each chapter.
OTHER PUBLICATION EXPERIENCE
Internet Content: (Powered, Inc., 2000-2001) Editor of online course curriculum for corporate websites of clients such as Barnes & Noble, Dell, VISA and Bloomberg on varying subjects:
- fine art appreciation
- consumer investing and finance
- online trading
- investment risk and reward
- retirement planning
- socially responsible investing
- online commerce
- family savings planning
- choosing a college
Business and Corporate Publications: Editor of newsletters, articles, proposals, audio cassette instruction booklets, book cover copy, short promotional bios, job descriptions, administrative and software manuals, employee handbooks and procedure manuals, audio tape instruction booklets.