Telling your tale

Do you have a book in you? Maybe you want to showcase your expertise or your company’s milestones

A book published by a trade publisher is an authoritative tool for a company, garnering it respect and buzz at a broad level. But a book can also be custom-published by a company itself.   Read more about our work with custom books

The reasons for doing so can vary from honoring a retiring leader or a special anniversary to building loyalty and motivation among new staff and customers.


  The Story of NCJW San Francisco Section: 115 Years of Courage, Compassion, and Community Service (published by NCJW in 2015))—Researched and wrote this history of NCJW, founded in San Francisco in 1900 (and in Chicago in 1893). The work involved archival research at the Bancroft Library at University of California, Berkeley, photo research, and close collaboration with the designer/art director.
  The Diary of Rywka Lipszyc (published in 2014 by Jewish Family and Children’s Services and Lehrhaus Judaica)—Served as project manager and editor of the scholarly essays accompanying this newly rediscovered diary of a 14-year-old girl in the Lodz ghetto during 1943 – 1944.
  JFCS: Centuries of Pioneering (published October 2011 by JFCS)—Served as editor-in-chief and project manager for the creation of this history of JFCS and its leadership in San Francisco since 1850, while serving in the role of director of marketing communications for the agency.
  Strategic Supply Chain Management: The 5 Disciplines for Top Performance, by Shoshanah Cohen and Joseph Roussel (McGraw-Hill, 2004)—Served as project manager, lead editor, and case study manager/writer for this book, while serving in the role of Director of Corporate Communications and Public Relations for the authors’ consultancy, .
  Next-Generation Product Development: How to Increase Productivity, Cut Costs, and Reduce Cycle Times, by Michael E. McGrath (McGraw-Hill, 2004)—Consulted with the author and editor on content and packaging, supervised graphics creation, and served as liaison with the publisher for .
  Product Strategy for High-Technology Companies, 2nd ed., by Michael E. McGrath (McGraw-Hill, 2001)—Helped the author create a structure for the book, performed extensive rewriting and editing, and served as liaison with the publisher.
  White Men, Women, and Minorities in the Changing Workforce, by Anthony Ipsaro (Meridian Associates, 1997)—Served as project manager for this book, published by an organizational and clinical psychologist; hired a team of researchers and writers to capture and craft the content, served as the lead editor, and conducted interviews for case studies in workplace diversity, including an extensive profile of Motorola’s diversity initiatives.
  Introducing Industry Appropriate to China, by Joseph Stepanek (Gold Hill Press, 1995)—Worked closely with the author to structure the book, edit it, and supervise design and creation of graphics.
    Eight books in the social sciences—Served as a contract copyeditor and proofreader for Westview Press, now a subsidiary of the Perseus Books Group, in Boulder, Colo.