Ink & Quill Publications (General): Jo Wilkins
Jo Wilkins is the C.E.O. of Mystic Publishers (since 2003), a company that helps qualified writers who want to bring their work to the public through self-publishing. In 2011 she took another step in her publishing efforts with Ink & Quill Publications, a traditional publishing house, where she now partners with Maxwell Alexander Drake, an author with Imagined Interprises Inc. (I.I.I.). She started her career writing poetry and went straight into novel writing from there. She writes the Tyranny series with R.R. Draude, some of her short stories are in places like KNPR’s “Making Nevada Home.” She is also published in a half dozen anthologies. She teaches beginning, intermediate and advanced author technique classes at two recreation centers for the City of Henderson and does one-on-one private coaching. She will take Fantasy pitches for Imagined Interprises and in all other categories for Ink & Quill Publishers.
Houdini Publishing: Geno Munari
Janet King has long been a content editor and advisor, but her years in the business also include writing books published by major houses and being a magazine writer and editor-in-chief of several national magazines. For a time she also ran a literary agency in which she worked closely with numerous authors helping them craft compelling proposals and prepare manuscripts ready for publication.
She consults on projects from the earliest stages of idea development and preparation of a viable and intriguing proposal to evaluating completed manuscripts. For the most part she works in non-fiction areas including: self-help, inspirational, memoirs and biographies, travel, health and wellness, fitness and food. However, she also consults on novels as well, specifically in the genre of women’s fiction.