Upcoming Books

Books currently in progress

1.  “A Lifestyle of Generosity” by John Moore and Brian Cochran (self-help non-fiction): Financial advisors John Moore and Brian Cochran of John Moore & Associates offer this practical and inspirational guide to money management founded on generosity and biblical principles. You’ll discover a lifestyle of generosity that will make you happy, thankful, and satisfied with where you are financially and where you are going. This book is a new edition of the originally-published book/workbook called “The Almighty and the Dollar.” Manuscript in production

2.“Freedom From Hijacked Emotions” by Dr. Randy Carlson (self-help non-fiction): None of us are ever very far away from allowing our emotions to hijack our lives. Hijacked emotions have destroyed marriages, estranged families, destroyed relationships, ruined people’s health, and forced people into bankruptcy. That’s why it’s vital to understand and manage your emotions. In Freedom from Hijacked Emotions, psychologist, author, and host of the nationally-syndicated radio program “Intentional Living” Dr. Randy Carlson will unveil the secret of making five bold moves that will change your life and help you manage any negative emotions. Manuscript in production

3. By John Moore and Brian Cochran (self-help non-fiction): Financial advisors John Moore and Brian Cochran of John Moore & Associates are creating two books on the subject of continuity—one from the point of view of the predecessor, the other from the perspective of the successor—to guide companies large or small to plan and execute a winning continuity plan. These books will uniquely and effectively addresses continuity by not only looking at examples of good and bad succession, but by exploring such key, yet often overlooked, topics as values and culture, common vision and mission, communication, expectations, patience and time, selflessness, and even regulatory issues. Manuscript in first draft

4.“Not Until He Left” Second Edition by Dionne Arceneaux (creative non-fiction memoir and self-help): First published through her imprint Destiny Ink in 2006, pastor and speaker Dionne Arceneaux is updating and expanding her amazing story of triumph over tragedy that saw her come through molestation, disillusionment, and divorces to see God’s hope and healing. Manuscript in first draft

5.“The Substance of a Woman” by Elaine Walker (inspirational non-fiction): Using the book of Genesis as her foundation, Bible teacher and speaker Elaine Walker will share how women were designed by God to be strong protectors of their families and themselves, and thrive as the women they were created to be. Manuscript in first draft

6. “Only Love Can Break a Heart” by Peggy Bayless Gustave (fiction): Join Nila and Josh, a most imperfect married couple, as novelist Peggy Bayless Gustave (Wooden Angel trilogy) places them on a plane to London for a quick romantic getaway that turns shockingly tragic when events back home in the United States takes a horrific turn. Book in Production

7. “Delivering the Grace Child” by Robin Gerblick (creative non-fiction): “Grace is not always easy to define,” says fitness and life coach Robin Gerblick at the start of her book, but it is always there in ways different than you could ever imagine. Her expressive, poetic prose will capture you as Robin bares her story, and her soul, so that you may discover the grace child waiting to be birthed in your life. Manuscript in first draft

8. “Take the Time it Takes” by Aaron Scott (non-fiction self-help): Called to bring help and hope to young men, community leader and chaplain Aaron Scott’s first of several books for young men focuses on college-aged readers to help them discover and live a focused, Christ-centered life as they are transformed into the leaders God has created them to be. Manuscript in final draft awaiting production

9. “The Runner” by A. Wayne Gill (fiction): Michael Knight has the perfect life – a perfect family, a perfect relationship, and a perfect future. Groomed to follow in his father’s footsteps, Michael’s career as a preacher is laid out before him. But he has a secret that will take him from being a small town preacher’s kid to the heart of the big city, where everything seems golden, glittery, and glamorous. When he gets the opportunity of a lifetime, Michael glimpses a future of power, influence, and wealth. The whole world is his for the taking, but at what cost? Will he trade in all he has been for all he could become? This will be a revised edition of the original novel published in 2011. Manuscript in first draft

10. “Promises in Pennies: A marriage. A past. A God. And a whole lot of unconditional love” (preliminary title) by Terri Tafoya (creative non-fiction): With unwavering directness and vulnerability, Terri Tafoya tells her riveting and raw story of her pursuit of a dream marriage that was marred and ultimately destroyed by adultery and broken expectations. She shares how she is moving forward, and she hopes to inspire women to find hope and healing for their brokenness through the unconditional love and power of God. Manuscript in first draft

11. By Nick Lang (creative non-fiction, as yet Untitled): Pastor and entrepreneur Nick Lang takes readers along with him and his wife Hannah on the Camino de Santiago, or the Way of Saint James, in France and Spain. He reveals a life-changing revelation about himself that he experienced on that trip that set the stage for his return to the Camino in 2019. Far more than a mere travelogue, Nick’s book will challenge your view of yourself and of God. Manuscript in first draft

12.  “Be Good at Doing Good” by Paul Bellows (non-fiction self-help): Business coach and consultant Paul C. Bellows presents his principles for business strategic planning, growth, and long-term development in this practical book filled with case studies from his clients. It is now being expanded to be a companion piece to a comprehensive online curriculum. Manuscript completed and book in production

Completed book projects

Since 2013, Adam Colwell has edited, ghostwritten, or coached authors on 35 book manuscripts from creation to completion. Some have been published or are awaiting marketing to traditional publishing houses (TPH), others have been self-published by the author (SPA), and 20 have been self-published through the Adam Colwell’s WriteWorks imprint.

  1. “Jesus’ Surprising Strategy” by David Drum (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW 2013) Second printing and Spanish printing in 2014
  2. “Life Palette” by Dr. Jeffrey Allen Love (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW 2013)
  3. “Biblical Portraits” by Meg Villanueva (poetry and short story, SPA, 2013)
  4. “Pieces of Me” by Rachel Lewis (young adult memoir, TPH, 2014)
  5. “My Climb” by Wendy Lynn Larson (memoir, leukemia survivor, ACWW 2014)
  6. “Getting Unstuck: 7 Steps to Freedom” by Lee Escobedo (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2015)
  7. “Cancer with Grace” by Jacquelyn Murray (memoir, cancer survivor, ACWW 2015)
  8. “Wooden Angel: The Guardian” by Peggy Bayless Gustave (literary fiction, ACWW 2015)
  9. “No Blossoms on the Pistachio Trees” by Peggy Bayless Gustave (contemporary fiction, ACWW 2015)
  10. “God’s Lemonade Stand: 101 Sips to Refresh Your Soul” by Becky Juett Miller (devotional, SPA, 2016)
  11. “Our Believing Brethren” by Frederick Adams (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2016)
  12. “Christian Character: Remade in the Image of God. Volume 1” by Frank Martin (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW 2016)
  13. “I’m Accepted! WALKing the Journey from Freedom to Rejection” by Holland B. Nance (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2016)
  14. “Unmasking the Masquerade: Three Illusionists Investigate Deception, Fear, and the Supernatural” by Rod Robison, Dr. Toby A. Travis, and Adrian Van Vactor (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2016)
  15. “Wooden Angel: The Gift” by Peggy Bayless Gustave (literary fiction, ACWW 2016)
  16. “Pure Power! Spirit-led Ministry for Spirit-starved People” by Moe Redding with Adam Colwell (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2017)
  17. “Prayer Flash! Snapshots of Abundant Living” by Sheri Lynn Riley (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2017)
  18. “If It Was Easy, Jesus Wouldn’t Have Prayed For It” by David Drum (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2017)
  19. “Redeeming Relationships: Healing the Brokenhearted” by John O’Hair (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2017)
  20. “Creative: Designing Churches That Engage Generations Together” by Zach Yentzer (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2017)
  21. “Wooden Angel: The Generations” by Peggy Bayless Gustave (literary fiction, ACWW 2018)
  22. “Bigger Than Business: Real-World Stories of Business Owners Living Their Purpose” by Jeff Holler (inspirational non-fiction, TPH, 2018)
  23. “Broken Before Battle: Changing Lives Outside the Octagon” by Suzette Howe (non-fiction, SPA, 2018)
  24. “Oh, No…Not the Diva!” Dealing and revealing while living with mental illness” by Jacquelyn D. Murray, ACWW, 2018)
  25. “Concealed to Sealed: Unmasking the Pain to Transform and Live Your Authentic Life” by Lorinda Martinez, TPH, 2018)
  26. “A Four-Leaf Clover: A Harbinger of Miracles” by Andrés and Marysol Malo, ACWW, 2018
  27. “The Dance Floor Saved My Life: Beating the bullies of the past – and finding hope for the future” by Christopher Brooks, ACWW, 2018
  28. “#MOMLIFE Devotional Study: An Invitation to Catch Your Breath” by Alison Wallwork (inspirational non-fiction devotional, SPA, 2018)
  29. “Astronomical Leadership: Be amazed at who you are” by Dr. Amanda H. Goodson (creative non-fiction memoir and self-help, ACWW, 2019)
  30. “Financial Healing from the Inside Out” by Angela C. Preston and Dr. Amanda H. Goodson (self-help non-fiction, SPA, 2019)
  31. “The Nuts & Bolts of Investing” by Carol Jones (self-help non-fiction, ACWW, 2019)
  32. “Final Judgment & the Goodness of God” by Scott Rogers (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2019)
  33. “Confession and Character” by Randy Reynolds (inspirational non-fiction, ACWW, 2019)
  34. “Phenomenal Prayer” by Dr. Amanda H. Goodson (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2019)
  35. “Women in Leadership – Living Beyond Challenges” by Dr. Amanda H. Goodson and Dr. Yvette Rice (inspirational non-fiction, SPA, 2019)

 


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INTEGRITY: I will be honest and not lie or mislead in anything I do.

WORK ETHIC: I will have a consistent commitment to honor best practices for writing, editing, publishing, and coaching; I will seek ongoing training for my skills.

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