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What Authors Say about My Work

Writing a book takes tremendous effort. Ernest Hemingway is often quoted as saying that to write all you need do is sit at a typewriter and bleed. According to Steve Paul, writing at The Hemingway Society website, there is no substantive evidence that Hemingway is the source of that quote. I think most of the authors [...]
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I’m The Boss of Me

FT Press, a division of Pearson, publishes high quality content in General Business, Finance and Investing, Sales and Marketing, Leadership, Management and Strategy, Human Resources, and Global Business. Freelance Ghostwriter The proposal my old friend, Dave Dusthimer, shared with me was quirky, but I saw the beauty in it. Because I saw everything that the manuscript [...]
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Information Technology Project Management, 8th Edition

Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. Kathy Schwalbe, author of several specialized project management textbooks, requested that Cengage hire me to develop the eighth edition of her market-leading Information Technology Project Management textbook. I worked with her on the book’s [...]
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Principles of Economics

I was invited to work on this project in December 2002 on the recommendation of Craig Bleyer, a colleague from my days at Addison-Wesley. The task was daunting: take over the project from a beloved development editor, who had to step off the project because she had gotten her own book contract. I assumed the role [...]
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