USA Today Bestselling Author Blaire Edens:
I began my creative writing journey with Sandra Johnson, and I have never regretted it. Her eye for language coupled with her instinct for content flow makes her one of the very best editors I’ve ever worked with. She brings a ton of experience, in both fiction and non-fiction, to the table, and she has a firm grasp of story structure, pace and dialogue. Sandra is an outstanding editor and I trust her implicitly with my work.
Often the difference between a book appearing on bestsellers’ lists or disappearing in rejection piles is comprehensive literary services from a seasoned publishing industry professional like Sandra Johnson. As attested by bestselling author Blaire Edens, Sandra Johnson has the expertise to guide you to success whether in fiction or non-fiction. This comes from years as a freelance editor, writing instructor, and acclaimed writer. Her novel Flowers for the Living was nominated for a prestigious PEN/FAULKNER Award and her narrative nonfiction book Standing on Holy Ground: A Triumph over Hate Crime in the Deep South won rave reviews from O: The Oprah Magazine, USA Today, and Southern Living. In May, 2019, Sterling Publishing, an imprint of Barnes and Noble, released Sandra’s self-help book The Mind-Body Peace Journal: 366 Mindful Prompts for Serenity & Clarity which drew praise from internationally bestselling authors M.J. Ryan and Timber Hawkeye. These diverse achievements fortify Sandra Johnson’s knowledge of each stage of the publishing process—from crafting compelling query letters to producing polished books across a range of genres that attract the attention of top agents and editors. She is eager to share this extensive knowledge with you to help turn your writing dreams into reality.