Ja-lene Clark and Jo Ann Deck
Meet Ja-lene and Jo Ann
JA-LENE CLARK is developmental editor, writer, ghost writer, graphic designer, visionary, entrepreneur and publishing pioneer. Ja-lene has worked with worked with numerous publishing luminaries who have cherished her unique, intuitive and high-effective abilities to make their books shine! With care, love and respect, Ja-lene has helped a great number of authors reach the finish line when writing and publishing their books. In 2009, activated by a vision grounded through hands-on experience, and with knowledge of all facets of publishing, Ja-lene and her business partner Jo Ann Deck launched GatherInsight.com, a dynamic new model for publishing. (click here to read more about Ja-lene in "THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF AN AVANT-GARDE, CREATIVE AND INTUITIVE MISFIT")
With more than twenty years in sales and acquisitions at Ten Speed Press, one of the country’s finest independent publishers sold in 2009 to Random House, JO ANN DECK brings a unique perspective to the world of books. She has bought and sold cookbooks, health books, metaphysical books, self-help and career books and gift and humor books. She has presented and sold books at over 100 conventions focused on special markets and has attended more than 25 annual book trade conventions sponsored by the American Book Association (ABA) and Book Expo America (BEA). From the glory days of a vibrant book business in the 1980s and early 1990s to the struggles of today, Jo Ann Deck has helped authors sell more books and reach a wider audience with their works.
In addition to their unique publishing program, Ja-lene and Jo Ann specialize in educating those authors with a mission to inspire about traditional publishing through online classes and private sessions as well as assisting writers in crafting their books and marketing elements.
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