What is the best vehicle for writing your life story or memoir? Computer files, tablet files or paper? Notebooks, diaries – lined or unlined? I prefer the privacy of paperback journals. I also relish protection from computer and technology crashes! Unfortunately, memoir journals typically lack page numbers, making it difficult to find a key event […]
“I don’t know if I’ve met anyone who is more persistently, continuously upbeat and enthusiastic than Mike Turpen,” writes former President Bill Clinton. It was an honor to serve as Mike’s “book doctor” in preparing numerous drafts and to work with Tate Publishing on final revisions. My appreciation for Mike’s kind words in the dedication: “Dr. Joyce Starr (aka the Book Doctor)…added her unique and special touch to every chapter.”
Helping our client convert hundreds of pages of text, countless speeches and riveting videos into an inspirational memoir was just the first step. The challenge: to revise his epic into a magnetic, highly salable work. “Dr. Starr added her unique and special touch to every chapter. She helped me more than anyone else on this ongoing odyssey, adventure. With all of the help, advice and editing, she has been an absolute Godsend. Since I have never engaged in an adventure like this before I really had no idea what to expect.” – Mike Turpen, former Attorney General of Colorado.
Dr. Joyce Starr qualifies for the Olympics in author assistance. She is talented, creative and tireless. She treated my book as a work of art…
Cathy Greenblat’s uplifting Alzheimer’s photos were being exhibited throughout the US and Europe to great acclaim. She hoped to publish a companion book with a leading publisher. Photography books, however, are a hard sell, as they’re generally more expensive to produce and difficult to market.