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SANDY GELLES-COLE

Ask The Book Doctor
Host Gary McLouth talks with author and editor Sandi Gelles-Cole about writing, editing and publishing literature. Also, they discuss THE MEMOIR OF MARILYN MONROE, Sandi Gelles-Cole's latest foray into fiction, building on her more than 35 years' as a book editor, ghostwriter, and book doctor. Over the course of her career, she has edited more than 500 novels and nonfiction books, including more than a dozen bestsellers, an Edgar Award nominee, and a BlackBoard Book of the Year award-winner, among others. THE MEMOIR OF MARILYN MONROE is her second novel.

 

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About Sandi Gelles-Cole

Gelles-Cole Literary Enterprises:
An editorial boutique serving publishers, agents, and authors

 

Sandi has spoken on the subject of authors working with independent editors/ghost writers before such groups as The ‘American society of Journalists and Authors; the Mid-Atlantic Association of American Booksellers; the Oklahoma Writers Federation; The Cape Cod Writers Conference; Avila College; The University of Houston; The Florida Writers Association; Pub Net of the Hudson Valley, and The Arts Center of the Capital Region. She is a charter member of the Consulting Editors Alliance of New York City.


Building on her more than 35 years' as a book editor, ghostwriter, and book doctor. She began her publishing career in 1973 and worked as a senior acquisitions editor for major publishing houses before founding her editorial agency in 1983. Gelles-Cole Literary Enterprises continues to provide editorial services to agents, publishers, and authors. Over the course of her career, she has edited more than 500 novels and nonfiction books, including more than a dozen bestsellers, an Edgar Award nominee, and a BlackBoard Book of the Year award-winner, among others. THE MEMOIR OF MARILYN MONROE is her second novel.

 

Sandi Gelles-Cole founded Gelles-Cole Literary Enterprises in 1983, after eleven years as an acquisitions editor for major New York publishers. She has worked with: Danielle Steel; Alan Dershowitz; Victoria Gotti; Christiane Northrup; and Tonya Lewis Lee and Crystal McRary Anthony, whose Gotham Diaries won the 2005 BlackBoard Award for Fiction.

 

Services include: developing concepts for fiction and nonfiction. For fiction:plot and subplot development, character development, and help with pacing. For nonfiction: organization, architecture, and "growing" small ideas into big money-makers. Writer's Coach.