The Book Catalysts are award-winning authors and Amazon Bestselling Authors. Our latest book Write Your Book Now! is an Amazon Bestseller and was chosen as an Amazon “Hot New Release.” (Click on book to learn more.) We’ve also recently published the Storytelling Toolkit and other great books. Check them out here.
And we’ve coached clients who’ve become bestselling authors and/or signed deals with McGraw-Hill, Warner Books, and Simon Schuster, among others. Our clients have appeared on Oprah, CNN, National Public Radio, Dateline, 20-20, The Discovery Channel, Good Morning America, and The Today Show.
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Lynda McDaniel, award-winning author and writer, brings more than 25 years of writing, and teaching to her coaching.
Lynda has written 1,200+ feature articles for major publications, and she is the author of a dozen books, including her award-winning Words at Work: Powerful business writing delivers increased sales, improved results, and even a promotion or two (which took top honors from the National Best Books Awards). Whether she’s coaching or training, Lynda draws on personal experiences from her 25+ year career to help others increase their confidence and catapult their creativity. Her latest book, How Not to Sound Stupid at Work, which is also an Amazon Bestseller, shares hundreds of writing tips and tools. Or as the subtitle states: 52 Writing Skills to Turn Ordinary Business Communications into Extraordinary Career Boosters.
Writing and book coaching
About seven years ago, Lynda began teaching and speaking about writing and found she loves getting people fired up about writing. In 2009, she founded the Association for Creative Business Writing. Since then, she’s helped hundreds of executives and staff write more effectively and start/finish/publish their books. Her clients and students hail from organizations such as Microsoft, Visa, The Boeing Company, Del Monte, T-Mobile, Columbia Books, Key Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, City of Seattle, YMCA, American Society of Training and Development, U.S. Small Business Administration, and University of Washington.
Lynda’s long career as a journalist includes feature articles for magazines and newspapers such as Southern Living, Country Living, Yoga Journal, Law & Politics, Associations Now, American Cinematographer, AmericanStyle, NICHE, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Charlotte Observer, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, beliefnet.com, guideposts.com, and washingtonpost.com, among others.
Virginia McCullough has enjoyed a long career as writer, ghostwriter, and book writing coach and is also an award-winning, Amazon bestselling fiction writer. Her novels include Greta’s Grace, Island Healing, The Chapels on the Hill, and Amber Light.
Virginia’s 12 coauthored nonfiction books include The Oxygen Revolution (Hatherleigh, updated edition 2012), coauthored with Paul Harch, M.D., a pioneer in the field of hyperbaric medicine, including ground-breaking work using hyperbaric oxygen therapy with veterans recovering from traumatic brain injuries.
Other coauthored books include Option Trading in Your Time, written with Wendy Kirkland, an options expert. As a ghostwriter, Virginia has written eleven books for neurologist and smell and taste specialist, Alan R. Hirsch, M.D., the creator of the popular weight loss product, Sensa. Other books for Dr. Hirsch include What Flavor is Your Personality, Scentsational Sex, and How to Tell if Your Teenager is Lying.
Over the last three decades, Virginia has written well over 100 books—and edited many more—for doctors, therapists, business owners and leaders, professional speakers, and other individuals with compelling stories to tell. A seasoned presenter, Virginia has taught live and virtual workshops that pass on what she’s learned about writing and publishing books and producing stand-out book proposals. She’s also a long-time member of the Authors Guild and the Romance Writers of America and many of its affiliate state and special interest chapters.
Regardless of subject matter, Virginia’s work with clients can begin at any stage, from developing a fresh idea to producing a book proposal package to adding the polish to a finished project and making it shine!
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